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5 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Motorcyclist Killed in Two Vehicle Crash in Patchogue

August 19th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Patchogue today.

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Related Topix: Patchogue, NY, Holbrook, NY

13 hrs ago | Newsday

Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Suffolk County police are looking for two unidentified men who allegedly stole valuables after breaking into a car parked at the Planet Fitness located in Melville in July.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, Great Neck Estates, NY

17 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Car Crimes: Nassau Woman Robs Cab Driver; Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym

Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym The Suffolk County Police Department is looking for two men who broke into and stole from a vehicle parked outside of a Planet Fitness gym in Melville .

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Related Topix: Planet Fitness, Health Club, Melville, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

City eyes tapping firm for water study

Over the course of two hours, members of the Common Council heard from Greenman Pedersen Inc. and Barton & Loguidice.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Babylon, NY

Newsday

David Bradley takes insanity plea after impersonating federal immigration agent

David Bradley , 39, of Port Jefferson Station was arrested by Suffolk County police on charges of impersonating a federal agent and posing as a law enforcement officer.

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Related Topix: Port Jefferson Station, NY

Newsday

FEMA officials to arrive in Suffolk County on Wednesday to assess storm damage

A federal storm damage assessment team is set to visit Suffolk County Wednesday to inspect homes and businesses slammed one week ago by torrential rains that flooded basements and highways from Babylon to Rocky Point, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Weather, Babylon, NY, Rocky Point, NY, Islip, NY

The East Hampton Star

East Hampton D.W.I. Sweep Snares Many

With 10 extra officers from law enforcement agencies across the East End on patrol, a sweep designed to snare driving while intoxicated suspects netted 11 arrests Saturday night into Sunday morning across East Hampton Town.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, Riverhead, NY, Quogue, NY, Shelter Island, NY, Wainscott, NY

Newsday

Suffolk plans more mosquito spraying

Suffolk County is planning to spray for adult mosquitoes Tuesday and Wednesday, weather permitting, with spraying for larvae on Tuesday in parts of area salt marshes, health officials said.

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

Newsday

Bellone let 'vital' domestic violence task force lapse

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone allowed a long-standing county family violence task force to remain dormant for nearly three years.

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Related Topix: Bay Shore, NY

LongIsland.com

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Lake Grove Motor Vehicle Crash

August 18, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist who drove into the back of a pick-up in Lake Grove this morning.

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Related Topix: Lake Grove, NY, Selden, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Technical Assistance to Assess...

August 18, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the New York State Division of Homeland Security to request a total damage assessment from the Federal government for Suffolk County and adjacent jurisdictions after record-breaking rainfall and flooding caused serious damage and destruction in communities across Suffolk County located in ... (more)

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

Newsday

Donald Rodgers, Suffolk IT commissioner, resigns after official misconduct arrest

Suffolk County's information technology commissioner Donald Rodgers, 60, leaves First District Court in Central Islip after being arraigned Thursday, May 8, 2014, charged with two misdemeanors -- both official misconduct -- in connection with the Bellone administration's bid last year for a multimillion dollar software deal with Microsoft.

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Related Topix: Central Islip, NY, Islip, NY, Centereach, NY, Computers

Newsday

Police dog joins Lake Ronkonkoma search for missing kayaker Kevin Conley

A Suffolk County police officer checks Lake Ronkonkoma Sunday morning on Aug.17, 2014, for missing kayaker Kevin Conley, who was last seen Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lake Ronkonkoma, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY, Sound Beach, NY

Newsday

Cops: Pedestrian seriously hurt in Central Islip hit-run

Suffolk police are investigating an incident involving a person found lying on a Central Islip roadway.

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Related Topix: Islip, NY, Central Islip, NY

Newsday

Suffolk: 3 Islip Town beaches closed to swimming

The beaches, closed Saturday, are Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore, Sayville Marine Park Beach and Bayport Beach, Suffolk County Health Services said.

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Related Topix: Islip, NY, Bay Shore, NY, Sayville, NY, Bayport, NY

News12.com

'Barefoot Contessa' Ina Garten opens up East Hampton home for Child Advocacy Center benefit

Celebrity chef and best-selling cookbook author Ina Garten opened up her Hamptons home this weekend to benefit a Long Island charity.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY

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