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3 hrs ago | The East Hampton Star

State Scores Are In

Following last year's sharp decline in test scores, local school administrators had spent recent weeks on tenterhooks, anxiously awaiting the annual release of this year's test scores.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Amagansett, NY, Wainscott, NY, Sagaponack, NY, Bridgehampton, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

LongIsland.com

Bellone Invites Residents to Career Development Workshops

August 20, 2014 - County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that the Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing and Consumer Affairs is hosting three career-development workshops in September, designed to educate residents about opportunities in new fields of work.

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The East Hampton Star

Four Injured In Car Crash, Driver

Jungsik Lee used crutches Tuesday to walk into East Hampton Town Justice Court, where he was arraigned on drunken-driving charges in connection with an accident.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Montauk, NY, Stony Brook, NY

Newsday

Rocky Point residents want to form neighborhood watch programs to combat burglaries

Concerned Rocky Point residents are organizing neighborhood watch programs in the wake of nearly a dozen burglaries in the past three months.

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Related Topix: Rocky Point, NY, Mount Sinai, NY, Shirley, NY, Mastic, NY

Newsday

Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Suffolk County police have released a surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of a wallet from a Waldbaum's in Rocky Point on July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rocky Point, NY, Islip, NY, Montauk, NY, Long-Island-City, NY

Empire State News

Alert elderly woman thwarts thieves

Suffolk County Police arrested two men who money from an elderly woman last week by utilizing a home repair scam.

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Related Topix: Bellport, NY, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

LongIsland.com

DEC Reopens Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

August 20, 2014 - Several shellfishing areas in Long Island towns that were closed by the State Department of Environmental Conservation on August 13 after heavy rainfall in the region reopened today, and other areas will reopen tomorrow, DEC announced.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Islip, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

CBS Local

FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Asses Damage From Historic Rainfall, Flooding

Federal emergency investigators arrived on Long Island Wednesday to assess flood damage from last week's historic rain storm and determine financial assistance.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

NewsLI.com

Central Islip Man Charged in Arson Attempt; Seen Pouring Gasoline on...

Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a Central Islip man for attempting to set three vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a bar in Commack earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Commack, NY, Islip, NY, Central Islip, NY

LongIsland.com

Man Arrested for Attempting to Burn Down Commack Night Club

August 20th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a Central Islip man for attempting to set three vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a bar in Commack earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Commack, NY, Central Islip, NY, Islip, NY

LongIsland.com

Motorcyclist Killed in Two Vehicle Crash in Patchogue

August 19th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Patchogue today.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, Holbrook, NY

Newsday

Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Suffolk County police are looking for two unidentified men who allegedly stole valuables after breaking into a car parked at the Planet Fitness located in Melville in July.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, Great Neck Estates, NY

LongIsland.com

Car Crimes: Nassau Woman Robs Cab Driver; Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym

Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym The Suffolk County Police Department is looking for two men who broke into and stole from a vehicle parked outside of a Planet Fitness gym in Melville .

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Related Topix: Planet Fitness, Health Club, Melville, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

City eyes tapping firm for water study

Over the course of two hours, members of the Common Council heard from Greenman Pedersen Inc. and Barton & Loguidice.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Babylon, NY

Newsday

David Bradley takes insanity plea after impersonating federal immigration agent

David Bradley , 39, of Port Jefferson Station was arrested by Suffolk County police on charges of impersonating a federal agent and posing as a law enforcement officer.

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Related Topix: Port Jefferson Station, NY

Newsday

FEMA officials to arrive in Suffolk County on Wednesday to assess storm damage

A federal storm damage assessment team is set to visit Suffolk County Wednesday to inspect homes and businesses slammed one week ago by torrential rains that flooded basements and highways from Babylon to Rocky Point, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Weather, Babylon, NY, Rocky Point, NY, Islip, NY

The East Hampton Star

East Hampton D.W.I. Sweep Snares Many

With 10 extra officers from law enforcement agencies across the East End on patrol, a sweep designed to snare driving while intoxicated suspects netted 11 arrests Saturday night into Sunday morning across East Hampton Town.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Riverhead, NY, Quogue, NY, Shelter Island, NY, Wainscott, NY

Newsday

Suffolk plans more mosquito spraying

Suffolk County is planning to spray for adult mosquitoes Tuesday and Wednesday, weather permitting, with spraying for larvae on Tuesday in parts of area salt marshes, health officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Babylon, NY, Islip, NY, East Hampton, NY

Newsday

Bellone let 'vital' domestic violence task force lapse

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone allowed a long-standing county family violence task force to remain dormant for nearly three years.

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Related Topix: Bay Shore, NY

LongIsland.com

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Lake Grove Motor Vehicle Crash

August 18, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist who drove into the back of a pick-up in Lake Grove this morning.

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Related Topix: Lake Grove, NY, Selden, NY

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