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1 hr ago | Newsday
Allison Manttari teaches her eighth grade E.S.L. students math problems during class at Dawnwood Middle School in Centereach, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
5 hrs ago | Newsday
Suffolk County and Brookhaven officials yesterday announced a $2.3 million county grant for infrastructure improvements at the site of a Ronkonkoma development they said may help keep young people from leaving Long Island. During a news conference at the Long Island Rail Road station that is expected to be the centerpiece of the $475 million Ronkonkoma Hub, County Executive Steve Bellone and... Suffolk County and Brookhaven officials yesterday announced a $2.3 million county grant for infrastructure improvements at the site of a Ronkonkoma development they said may help keep young people from leaving Long Island.
9 hrs ago | LongIsland.com
September 2014 - The federally funded Port Jefferson-Wading River Rails to Trails appropriation of funds for the planning, engineering and construction was unanimously approved by the Suffolk County Legislature at the September 9th Meeting of the full Legislature. The 10 mile green trail project, which started over 15 years ago, will proceed to the design stage.
13 hrs ago | Patch.com
A man damaged and stole from a donation box at a Huntington Mosque in August, and police are seeking the public's help in identifying and finding him, authorities said Monday. Suffolk County Police say a man entered Masjid Noor, located at 1032 Park Ave., pried open a donation box with a hammer and stole money from the box on Aug. 27 at about 11 a.m. The man then fled on foot.
17 hrs ago | Newsday
Volunteers from five East End fire departments responded to the scene of a structure fire Monday morning at a multimillion-dollar home in Sagaponack, fire officials said. The fire at the home on Sagaponack Main Street was reported at about 6 a.m., Suffolk County fire officials said.
A special grand jury will join the investigation into illegal, toxic dumping in and around the Town of Islip, with authorization to expand the exploration beyond Islip and into Suffolk County. The grand jury was convened by the Suffolk District Attorney's Office and authorized to commence work on September 10, according to published accounts.
A man was shot in the knee as he stood on a street in Bay Shore on Saturday, Suffolk County police said. The man, who was not identified, was on Belford Avenue when he was shot in the knee by an unknown assailant just before 8 p.m., police said.
A Copiague man answering a knock at his front door was shot through the door early Sunday morning in what Suffolk County police said was a targeted attack. Police said Aaron Goodman, 30, heard a knock at the door of his home on Dixon Avenue just after midnight on Sunday.
"When you are dealing with a $3 billion budget, you need more eyes watching the money," said Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter. Ms. Carpenter was explaining why Suffolk voters should say no to a referendum question on November's ballot to eliminate the office of treasurer and "consolidate all powers and duties" of it into the office of county comptroller.
A man riding his bicycle in Central Islip Saturday was killed after he was hit by a car, Suffolk County police said. Marlon Santos, 27, of Central Islip, was riding on his bicycle on Joshuas Path at about 10:14 p.m. when he was hit by a 2004 Mitsubishi Montero, police said.
Despite months of backroom infighting, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone last Wednesday night very publicly bear-hugged Suffolk Democratic chairman Richard Schaffer before a crowd of 150 at a legislative fundraiser. A smiling Bellone called Schaffer his "longtime friend and mentor."
Suffolk County police Seventh Squad detectives at the scene of a hit-and-run crash. Police said a pedestrian from Mastic was hit as she crossed Grand Avenue in Shirley just north of Montauk Highway at 7:55 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
East End fire departments are fighting a blaze that appears to have engulfed the pavillion at Cupsogue Beach County Park in Westhampton, dispatchers from multiple departments said Saturday night. Suffolk County police received a call reporting the fire at about 8 p.m., and arson squad officers were on their way to investigate, a department spokesman said.
Hundreds of people came to the Farewell to Summer concert sponsored by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and the Suffolk County Office for the Aging Friday night at the Patchogue Theater.
A crime scene investigator probes criminal mischief to a sign at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess at 36 Southdown Road in Huntington where damage to the sign was discovered around 12:20 p.m. A crime scene investigator probes criminal mischief to a sign at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess at 36 Southdown Road in Huntington where damage to the sign was discovered around 12:20 p.m. Suffolk County police say they have investigated 236 hate crimes since the start of 2012, about 74 percent more than in Nassau County during the same time period, records show. Suffolk documented 87 hate crimes last year, down from 111 in 2012 -- the year Suffolk recorded the second highest number of bias crimes of any county in the state.
September 12, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Babylon man who fatally stabbed his mother and seriously injured his sister at their residence in Babylon this morning. First Precinct patrol officers responded to Livingston Ave. at approximately 7:20 a.m. after Kathleen Kearns called 911 to report that she and her mother, Mina Kearns, had been stabbed.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:31 pm
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