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3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

LongIsland.com

Man Arrested for Leaving 4-Year-Old Child in Car

August 27, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Mount Sinai man after he left his child in a locked vehicle for approximately 15 minutes in Selden this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Mount Sinai, NY, Selden, NY

Sag Harbor Online

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Most Recent Project in Bridgehampton

After months of anticipation, sweat and hard work, a Bridgehampton family finally has a real place to call home, thanks in no small part to Habitat for Humanity of Peconic.

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Related Topix: Bridgehampton, NY, Peconic, NY, Sag Harbor, NY, Medicine, Nursing, Southampton, NY

Home

Gov. Patrick endorses Ryan for DA

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan picked up a rare and coveted endorsement on Wednesday when Gov. Deval Patrick threw his support behind the woman he appointed to the district attorney position in 2013.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

Patch.com

DA: Suffolk County Cocaine Ring Dismantled, 19 Arrested

Photo : Juan Funes, of Amityville, is among those accused of being part of a cocaine ring in Suffolk County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Amityville, NY

Patch.com

Ground Spraying for West Nile in Rocky Point Set For Wednesday

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will spray pesticide in Rocky Point on Wednesday in an effort to control adult mosquitoes and combat West Nile virus.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Rocky Point, NY, Shoreham, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsday

East End deer cull: Federal sharpshooters kill 192, falling short of...

In Rockville Centre road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 EB between Merrick Rd and Wantagh Pwy in Wantagh In Rockville Centre road construction.

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Related Topix: Rockville Centre, NY, Wantagh, NY, West Hempstead, NY, Lynbrook, NY, Agriculture, Science

CBS Local

7-Year-Old Long Island Boy Honored For Calling 911, Saving Mom

A Suffolk County boy was being hailed as a hero Tuesday night for saving his mother's life after she had a seizure.

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Newsday

Stony Brook University leases dorms in Shirley at Dowling College's former student housing space

Stony Brook University is leasing dormitories at Dowling College's Shirley aviation school as part of a plan to address a chronic shortage of on-campus beds.

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Related Topix: Shirley, NY, Dowling College, Stony Brook, NY

Newsday

Cops: 3 hurt in crash after driver runs red light in West Babylon

Three people were taken to the hospital after a driver ran a red light in West Babylon Tuesday morning, crashing into one car and sending it careening into a third vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, West Babylon, NY, West Islip, NY, Islip, NY

Examiner.com

NY Judge hopes to avoid need to euthanize no-kill shelter on Long Island

Although Precious Pups in Calverton, LI rescues approximately 50 dogs a week from kill shelters in North Carolina and Texas, the organization is now fighting for its own life due to 20 complaints by adoptive pet parents that their animals "came in poor condition, and that the shelter had falisified veterinary records."

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Related Topix: Calverton, NY, Riverhead, NY

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