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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Long Island summer festivals in review

Break out the suntan lotion and the hats! For those of you who enjoyed spending time outdoors, but not necessarily at the beach, this year's summer festivals on Long Island proved the place to be.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Sayville, NY, Seafood, Smithtown, NY

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing Hauppauge Man

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Hauppauge man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease.

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Related Topix: Hauppauge, NY, Smithtown, NY

14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Elected Officials Call For Aid For Southern State Parkway Crash Victims' Family

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other community leaders gathered Friday to call for support for the relatives of five people killed last weekend in a fiery crash on Long Island.

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Related Topix: North Babylon, NY, Babylon, NY

18 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Travel Advisory: Temporary Road Closure of North Ocean Avenue in Farmingville

August 29, 2014 - Suffolk County Police are advising motorists of a road closure in the Sixth Precinct Saturday, August 30. County Road 83 will be closed in both directions between Route 25 and Granny Road between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. due to a concert and fireworks at Bald Hill.

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Related Topix: Farmingville, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Newsday

Three Suffolk supervisors ask Gov. Cuomo to request federal assistance

The supervisors of three Suffolk County towns that were hardest hit by flash floods from an Aug. 13 rainstorm have asked Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to request a federal disaster declaration.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather, Islip, NY, Babylon, NY

LongIsland.com

Suffolk Police Officer Rescues Pets from House Fire

August 29, 2014 - A Suffolk County police officer rescued a cat and two dogs from a house fire in Lake Grove this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lake Grove, NY

LongIsland.com

Mosquito Spraying Over Fire Island Scheduled for September 2nd

August 29, 2014 - Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

LongIsland.com

Mount Sinai Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

August 29, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a Mount Sinai man early this morning.

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Related Topix: Mount Sinai, NY, Miller Place, NY, Port Jefferson Station, NY

Newsday

Cops: Mount Sinai road reopens after serious Lamborghini crash

The scene of a serious early-morning crash which closed a portion of County Road 83, Patchogue-Mount Sinai Road, in Mount Sinai on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, Mount Sinai, NY

Newsday

Danielle Cirricione crashes car into Subway store in Patchogue; charged with Leandra's Law, cops say

A woman who crashed her car into a Patchogue food store Thursday was arrested and charged with drunken driving under Leandra's Law, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, Farmingville, NY

Empire State News

Driver in crash that killed passenger charged with DWI

Suffolk County Police arrested a Ronkonkoma man for driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash that killed his passenger in Patchogue early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Ronkonkoma, NY, Patchogue, NY

LongIsland.com

SCP Joins In Crackdown On Unsafe Conditions For Boaters Off Long...

With one of the busiest weekends for accidents and boating traffic in the tri-state area,the Town's of Babylon, Brookhaven and Islip are joining together with Suffolk County to announce new enforcement plans to increase safety on the Great South Bay for Labor Day .

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newsday

97% of LI educators rated 'effective' or 'highly effective'

Ninety-seven percent of Long Island's public school teachers and principals rated "highly effective" or "effective" and fewer than 1 percent scored "ineffective" in the first-ever region-wide job evaluation results released by the state Department of Education.

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Newsday

Mosquito spraying canceled for Elwood, East Northport area

Plans to spray against mosquitoes in Elwood and East Northport have been canceled Thursday night, the Suffolk County Health Department said.

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Related Topix: East Northport, NY, Northport, NY, Elwood, NY

Patch.com

Police Seeking Men Who Broke Into Port Jeff Station Business

Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate two men pictured above who they say burglarized a Port Jefferson Station business earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Port Jefferson Station, NY

Jerusalem Post

Iconic Entenmann's factory set to shut down in NY

Bimbo Bakeries USA has assured customers that the closurewon't affect either the quality or quantity of Entenmann's products.

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Related Topix: Bay Shore, NY

Patch.com

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Patchogue Man

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing Patchogue man who suffers from bipolar disorder and may be suicidal.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, East Islip, NY, Islip, NY

Newsday

Cops: Driver Joseph Keleher charged with DWI after Patchogue crash that killed passenger Kevin Smith

The scene of an accident on Ewards Ave on Aug. 28, 2014, in Patchogue which left one man dead and the driver of the vehicle under arrest, charged with drunken driving, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, Oakdale, NY

Newsday

Islip gets approval to installtesting wells at Roberto Clemente park

A Town of Islip tank truck sprays what appears to be water on a section of Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood on Monday, June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Islip, NY, Brentwood, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ronkonkoma, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

LongIsland.com

Blydenburgh and Gardiner County Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities

August 27, 2014 - Suffolk County Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, announced today that mosquito samples taken from Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown and Gardiner County Park in West Bay Shore have tested positive for West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: Smithtown, NY, West Nile Virus, Health, West Bay Shore, NY, Bay Shore, NY

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