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3 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

County Attorney To Explore Legal Action On Behalf of Commercial Fishing Industry

The Suffolk County Legislature at its July 29 General Meeting unanimously passed a resolution, sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman , asking the County Attorney to explore legal action against the Federal Government on behalf of Suffolk's commercial fishermen to correct inequitable fishing quotas.

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Related Topix: Montauk, NY

7 hrs ago | Newsday

Advocates want answers in 2010 immigrant's death

Latino, immigrant and civil rights advocates, concerned that no arrests have been made in a 2010 slaying of one immigrant and an attack on another in Shirley, called Wednesday for Suffolk police to solve the crimes and for federal officials to examine the case.

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Related Topix: Shirley, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

8 hrs ago | Newsday

Suffolk OKs healthy options bill

You can have your cake, and kale, too. Concession stands at Suffolk County parks and beaches, as well as vending machines in county buildings, will be required to offer healthy options under a bill passed by the county legislature.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition

12 hrs ago | Newsday

Mosquito spraying set for Fire Island on Wednesday, Thursday

Suffolk County is planning ground spraying for adult mosquitoes Wednesday and Thursday on Fire Island, weather permitting, health officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Ocean Beach, NY

13 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Suffolk County Detectives Investigating Crash That Killed Sound Beach ...

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that killed a Sound Beach man early this morning.

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Related Topix: Sound Beach, NY, Bellport, NY, Smithtown, NY

14 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

Arraignment Thursday for Manorville Man Accused of Murdering Two...

John Bittrolff, the Manorville man who was arrested last week and accused of killing two women whose bodies were found dumped in the woods within months of each other in late 1993, and suspected in a third case in which the woman's body was discovered in North Sea, will be arraigned on a grand jury indictment on Thursday, July 31. John Bittrolff is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Manorville, NY, North Sea, NY

17 hrs ago | The East Hampton Star

Arson Squad Investigating Water Mill Blaze

The Suffolk County Arson Squad is investigating a fire that quickly ripped through a house under construction in Water Mill on Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Fire, Water-Mill, NY, Hampton Bays, NY, North Sea, NY, Sag Harbor, NY

17 hrs ago | Newsday

Coram man faces drug charge after crash in Brookhaven

A 19-year-old Coram man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he crashed his car into a wooded area off Sunrise Highway in Brookhaven early Wednesday, police said.

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Related Topix: Coram, NY, Brookhaven, NY

17 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners...

AG Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Two LI Convenience Store Owners and Eight Co-conspirators Alleged to Have Stolen Nearly $1 Million from SNAP Mastic, NY - July 29, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, today announced a 25-count indictment against two Suffolk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mastic, NY, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

20 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: Man shot outside home in West Babylon

A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in the arm by an unknown assailant late Tuesday outside his home in West Babylon, police said.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newsday

Clash over Suffolk bill to require posting of credit card gas prices

Gas station owners clashed with union and education leaders at the Suffolk County Legislature yesterday over a proposed local law aimed at retailers who charge credit card prices that can be $1 more per gallon than the cash price.

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Related Topix: Hauppauge, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

Prosecutors say NY man stabbed girlfriend 20 times

Prosecutors say a suburban New York man stabbed his girlfriend more than 20 times during a fight at her Long Island home.

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Newsday

Quiz: How well do you know these famous food mascots?

In Lake Success accident on Northern State Pkwy WB east of Lakeville Rd/X25. Stop and go traffic from Shelter Rock Rd/X27 in North Hills In Lake Success accident on Northern State Pkwy WB east of Lakeville Rd/X25.

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Related Topix: Lake Success, NY, North Hills, NY, Riverhead, NY, Calverton, NY

LongIsland.com

Mosquito Spraying On Fire Island July 29

July 28, 2014 - Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes .

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

The Real Deal

Rechler Equity to develop 119K sf in Long Island trade zone

Plainview, N.Y.-based commercial developer Rechler Equity Partners plans to develop three parcels with a combined 119,000 square feet inside the Islip Foreign Trade Zone in Long Island's Suffolk County.

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Related Topix: Plainview, NY, Islip, NY

Newsday

Plastic-bag ban weighed by East End officials

Susan Fisher, a cashier at the IGA in Southold helps shopper Carol Pearce from East Marion pack her groceries using the plastic bags which will soon be banned, on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southold, NY, East Marion, NY, East Hampton, NY, Riverhead, NY, Shelter Island, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NewsLI.com

Bay Shore Man Charles Pray, 34, Charged for Murder in Killing of Monica Lino in Her Farmingville Home

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Bay Shore man for killing Monica Lino in her Farmingville home yesterday.

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Related Topix: Farmingville, NY, Bay Shore, NY, Central Islip, NY

Newsday

Bomb-sniffing police dog assigned to LI MacArthur Airport

A dog trained to detect explosives has been assigned exclusively to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma by the Suffolk County Police Department, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Ronkonkoma, NY, Islip, NY

Newsday

Suffolk: 7 more mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus

Seven more mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile virus bring to 13 the total in Suffolk County this season, health officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Lindenhurst, NY, Rocky Point, NY, Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY

Newsday

Huntington man who police say bit officer wants right to visit town hall restored

A man identified as Huntington resident Daniel Karpen is removed from Huntington Town Hall by Suffolk County police officers after creating a disturbance before to the start of a Town Board meeting on June 17, 2014, police said.

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Related Topix: Huntington, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elwood, NY

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