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59 min ago | Shelter Island Reporter

Green Expo coming to Shelter Island Saturday

Hippy Hive HoneyBee Cooperative member Sarah Shepherd , who has been keeping bees for about five years, will be at Shelter Island's Green Expo Saturday, August 23 to explain the importance of the bees in our food supply.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Shelter Island, NY, Entomology, Peconic, NY

5 hrs ago | News12.com

Manorville girl Allison Turbush catches 14-pound fluke

Allison Turbush caught the fish on the Bay Princess II while on a trip sponsored by the Suffolk County Police Athletic League.

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Related Topix: Manorville, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

40 more mosquito samples positive for West Nile, say health officials

Forty more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus, bringing to 96 the total in Suffolk County this season, health officials said Friday.

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

Times Herald-Record

Inmate arrested, accused of heroin possession

State police Friday arrested an inmate at Ulster Correctional Facility, accused of having a quantity of heroin in his prison cell.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Ulster Correctional Facility, Bay Shore, NY

CBS Local

Police: Peeping Tom Targeted Woman In Fitting Room At Long Island Store

Suffolk County police on Friday were asking the public to help them find an alleged peeping tom, who police said put a recording device in a fitting room as a woman changed in a department store.

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Related Topix: Huntington Station, NY

Collider

Amityville: the Awakening Trailer Wants Cameron Monaghan to Kill Them All

Do we really need another Amityville Horror movie? When news first broke that a new one was in the works, I'd say probably not, but now that our very first glimpse of Amityville: The Awakening is here, it actually looks like it has some potential.

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Related Topix: Cameron Monaghan

Newsday

Manorville girl, 13, reels in nearly 3-foot-long fluke

In Holtsville closed due to accident on L.I.E Service Road EB at I 495/CO Hwy 97/Nicolls Rd and before Morris Ave. Stopped traffic from I 495/Patchogue Holbrook Rd in Holbrook In Holtsville closed due to accident on L.I.E Service Road EB at I 495/CO Hwy 97/Nicolls Rd and before Morris Ave. Stopped traffic from I 495/Patchogue Holbrook Rd in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Holtsville, NY, Manorville, NY, Center Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

Boston man charged with stealing New York vehicle

Authorities say they've charged a Massachusetts man with stealing a $23,000 utility vehicle from a Hudson Valley business after claiming to be a member of a Boston-area emergency services unit.

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Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY

News12.com

Police: Woman stole purse from car in Babylon, charged $6K to credit cards

Police in Suffolk County are searching for the person who they say is responsible for stealing a purse and going on a spending spree with the credit cards inside.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY

NewsLI.com

Suffolk Police Seeking Public to Identify Man Said to Have Fled...

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public's help to identify and locate a man who stole items from a store in Centereach this month.

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Related Topix: Centereach, NY

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

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