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1 hr ago | Long Island Business News

Cash-strapped crisis centers just have to laugh

With government assistance in steep decline and other funding scarce, two Long Island crisis-intervention agencies are tapping an unusual fundraising source: standup comedians.


Related Topix: Port Jefferson, NY

2 hrs ago |

Suffolk County Police Commissioner's Race to Benefit Guardians of Our Dependents

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber is hosting a 5K run next month to benefit the Guardians of Our Dependents , an organization that helps families of police department members who have died.


Related Topix: Yaphank, NY, Kids, Family

4 hrs ago | Personal Injury Law News

Lawsuit Over Deer Cull Sent Back to Suffolk County

A lawsuit filed against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Village of North Haven, and the Long Island Farm Bureau, over efforts to reduce the deer herd, will be heard in a Suffolk County court, as opposed to one in Albany County, according to a decision handed down by the State Supreme [...] [ News Source ]


8 hrs ago |

Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycles, Thieves

Police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate the person or persons who stole the motorcycles pictured above from a trailer in Holtsville last week.


Related Topix: Holtsville, NY

12 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

East End Heroin Task Force Formed to Battle Growing Threat

State government leaders announced this week an initiative aimed at combating heroin abuse on the East End, as law enforcement, public health and court officials acknowledged the growing threat the drug-and other opioids-in Suffolk County.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Riverhead, NY, Bridgehampton, NY, Sag Harbor, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Long Island's Largest Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fair Returns to...

Stony Brook, NY - Watch the grounds of the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook come alive and transform into a Spring Fair as Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn, The Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital and the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook present Long Island's largest Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Fair, on Friday April 18, 2014 starting at ... (more)


Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY

Middle Island Man Seriously Injured in Single-Car Crash

April 16, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a single-car crash in Farmingville that seriously injured a Middle Island man early this morning.


Related Topix: Middle Island, NY, Farmingville, NY

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta Honors Troop 7 Newest Eagle Scout

April 16, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta honored Thomas J. Izzo of Boy Scout Troop 7 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at his recent Court of Honor held at the Sts.


Related Topix: St. James, NY

South Shore Record

Intoxicated teens' bus trip leads to driver's arrest

Luis Guevara-Henriquz, 26, of Hempstead, was arrested on April 14 after passengers aboard the bus he was driving were found intoxicated, State Police said.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


Cops: Man drives wrong-way in stolen SUV

A man who led Suffolk County Fifth Precinct police officers on a wrong-way pursuit on Sunrise Highway in the East Patchogue area Wednesday was located and arrested in Bohemia about 45 minutes after the chase was terminated because of safety reasons, police said.


Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Bohemia, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Fairfield Daily Voice

Fairfield Police Arrest Fugitive From Justice From Long Island

A man pulled over who was driving erratically early Tuesday in Fairfield was wanted for contempt of court charges in Suffolk County, N.Y., police said.



Suffolk County Executive proposes large increase in capital spending

County Executive Steve Bellone Tuesday unveiled a whopping $410.3 million 2015 capital budget that will borrow $5 million to pay for new police cars in the depleted fleet and spend $207 million to replace an aging bay outfall pipe for the Southwest sewer district.


Related Topix: Yaphank, NY, Amityville, NY, Nesconset, NY

Suffolk County Bans Tobacco, e-Cig Sales to Those Under 21

Suffolk residents under the age of 21 will soon find it a little harder to get a hold of cigarettes, e-cigs, and other smoking products.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Man Arrested for Trespassing at Walt Whitman High

Suffolk County Crime Police have arrested a 35-year-old man for trespassing at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station on Friday, April 11. James Rankin, of Roxbury Street in Huntington Station, is charged with criminal trespass.


Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY


Suffolk bill raising age to purchase tobacco to 21 becomes law

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, holding a new law that he signed, shakes hands with Legis.


Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Huntington, NY, Centerport, NY

Suffolk DA: 3 alleged gang members arrested in gun sale sting in Wyandanch

The suspects have been identified as 21-year-old Jamesley Dery, 18-year-old Jahnick Gainey and 20-year-old Charles Harris.


Related Topix: Wyandanch, NY, Amityville, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

E Northport Fire Department Responds to Gas Leak

The East Northport Fire Department responded to a gas leak at Pulaski Rd and Old Bridge Road on Monday at 11:19 a.m. Crews arrived to find a Town of Huntington garbage truck that was leaking as much as 4,000 pounds of natural gas.


Related Topix: East Northport, NY, Huntington, NY, Centerport, NY, Commack, NY

Fake K9 Unit Cop Busted in Coram During Apparent Illegal Traffic...

Suffolk County Police arrested a Coram man last night for pretending to be a police officer and utilizing equipment that is intended for identifying police officers and their vehicles.


Related Topix: Coram, NY

Signed Into Law: Must Be 21 to Buy Tobacco Products

It's official. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, anyone in Suffolk County buying tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine, rolling papers, and pipes must be 21, by law.


Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Huntington, NY, Smoking, Health

Shelter Island Reporter

Justice Court hands down desicions

The following is a list of court cases adjudicated at the February 10 and February 24 sessions of Shelter Island Justice Court.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sag Harbor, NY, Shoreham, NY