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Suffolk County Urges Residents to Donate Blood

Low Supply Due to Harsh Winter & Cancelled Blood Drives.

Celebrate Long Island's State Parks at I Love My Park Day on May 3rd!

Sixteen parks across Long Island will hold volunteer events as part of the third annual I Love My Park Day on Saturday, May 3.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to Talk Jobs, Housing, and Diversity, at Forum with Community Organizations

African-American, Latino, and Working-Class Residents to Pose Key Questions.

William Floyd High School Mock Trial Wins 5th Straight Suffolk County Championship

The William Floyd Mock Trial team has won its fifth consecutive Suffolk County Regional Championship by defeating Half Hollow Hills West High School at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip.

Man Arrested for Assaulting Mall Security Guard After Shoplifting

The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Central Islip man for an Assault which occurred on Sunday, April 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Massapequa.

Four Arrested for Selling Alcohol to Minors; Hempstead Man Sentenced for Stabbing Police Officer

A sting operation of seven businesses resulted in four Field Appearance Tickets in Suffolk. A Nassau man was sentenced after pleading guilty to assaulting an officer.

Four People Arrested for Selling Alcohol to a Minor

Suffolk County Police arrested four people after they were caught selling alcohol to a minor at businesses in Brentwood and Central Islip last evening.

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge DOT to Support American Airlines’ Proposal to Restart Nonstop Flights Between Islip’s Long Island Macarthur Airport & DC

Senators: Direct Service Will Ensure Competitive, Low-Fare & Convenient Service for Long Island Travelers.

Buses Substitute for Mid-Day Montauk Branch Trains as LIRR Performs Track Inspections April 7-10

For four days next week, the Long Island Rail Road will perform mid-day track inspections on the Montauk Branch.

Top High School Students to Participate in Long Island Youth Summit

The Summit takes place on April 4 at Dowling College.

West Islip Man Nabbed for Stealing Over $40k from FreeportCVS

The Crimes Against Property Squad report the arrest of a West Islip man on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. for Grand Larceny that occurred Freeport.

Laugh Out Loud Fun: Enjoy Some Great Comedy this April Fools' Day!

Enjoy laughs all month long by checking out some local comedy clubs that are featuring top comedians!

Zove Announces Candidacy for NYS 8th Assembly District

Local Commack resident, Jason Zove, promises leadership and fresh ideas.

April Fools? No Joke: LI Racks Up Over 3 Inches of Snow Last Day of March

Mother Nature sure has a funny sense of humor - just as we're entering Spring, LI was hit with a surprise snowstorm!

Thank Your Librarian: April Holidays That Show Libraries Appreciation

Part of our taxes is funding our local libraries which provide use with not only books, but films, programs, and means of research. So, show some appreciation this month to your library!

Crime Report: Woman Arrested for Reporting Burglary she Committed; Purse Snatcher Caught in Wantagh

A Lake Grove woman was arrested for falsely reporting her own crime, and a victim pursued a purse snatcher until police caught the thief.

Update: Michael Depaola Confirmed Found

A vulnerable adult was reported missing on the morning of Sunday, March 30, but has since been found.

Central Islip Murderer and FBI 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Taken into Custody

The man who shot a woman and her two-year-old son in Central Islip has been placed under arrest.

FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Juan Elias Garcia Now in Custody

A man wanted for two Central Islip murders has been returned to the US.
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