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3 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Suffolk County SPCA Praises Nassau DA Rice

August 26, 2014 - The Suffolk County SPCA issued a statement today praising Nassau county District Attorney Kathleen Rice's Office for obtaining a conviction of Anthony Reddick for dog fighting-related charges.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

19 hrs ago | Shelter Island Reporter

Yes, we have no chiggers: Cornell creating tick info app

Dragging for ticks at Mashomack to count the insects. Soon there will be an app to provide all you need to know aboutt ticks.

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Related Topix: tick, Health, Entomology, Science

23 hrs ago | Newsday

East Northport seeks funds to improve Larkfield Road

"Larkfield is one of the busiest roads in the town, and there have been accidents there," said Sharon Moulton, executive director of the hamlet's chamber of commerce.

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Related Topix: East Northport, NY, Northport, NY, Huntington, NY, Centerport, NY, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

News12.com

Suffolk County police officers honored for saving Stephanie McNamee from burning car in Lake Grove

Two Suffolk County police officers were honored Monday for pulling a woman from her burning car in Lake Grove last year.

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Related Topix: Lake Grove, NY

Patch.com

Police Seeking Man Who Used Stolen Credit Card

Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person pictured above who they say used a stolen credit card to purchase a video game in Shirley earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Shirley, NY

Newsday

Selden boy's heroism earns him Junior Firefighter award

Selden firefighters -- impressed with the quick wits of a 7-year-old boy who they say helped get emergency aid for his unconscious mother while keeping watch over his younger sister and dog -- will honor the young hero Tuesday night as a Junior Firefighter.

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Newsday

Suffolk to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday night

Suffolk County is planning to spray for adult mosquitoes Tuesday night, weather permitting, in parts of Fire Island and in some South Shore communities, health officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY

Newsday

Baby deer rescued from East Moriches construction site

A baby white-tailed deer was rescued in East Moriches after becoming trapped in the foundation of a home under construction on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: East Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY

Empire State News

Kayaker drowns in Lake Ronkonkoma

Suffolk County Police, with assistance from troopers with the New York State Police, recovered the body of the kayaker who went missing in Lake Ronkonkoma on August 14. The body of Kevin Conley, 40, of Sound Beach, was recovered around noon Sunday and transported to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

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

Newsday

Off-duty cop catches couple wanted in used cooking oil thefts, police say

A Yonkers couple was arrested Sunday after police said an off-duty officer caught them stealing used cooking oil from behind a Hauppauge restaurant -- and realized their vehicle was being sought in connection with a rash of similar thefts.

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Related Topix: Hauppauge, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New York Daily News

KKK is recruiting in the Hamptons

The Ku Klux Klan has been leaving the pamphlets next to mailboxes and in driveways in Hampton Bay over the last few weeks.

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Related Topix: Hampton Bays, NY

Newsday

Leading the fight against domestic violence in Suffolk County

Colleen Merlo, new Executive Director of the Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence in Central Islip, in the company's conference room on Friday, August 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Islip, NY, Central Islip, NY

Newsday

Two men and boy rescued in ocean after boat takes on water

Two men and a boy were rescued early Sunday morning, Aug. 24, 2014 after their boat began taking on water in the Atlantic Ocean, Suffolk County police said.

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Related Topix: Oakdale, NY, Babylon, NY, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

NewsLI.com

Suffolk Police Marine Bureau, Coast Guard Officials Rescue Boaters on ...

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers, along with United States Coast Guard officials, rescued three people aboard a boat that began taking on water in the Atlantic Ocean in Babylon this morning.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Babylon, NY, Oakdale, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Newsday

Edward Walsh's lawyer says feds want information for other probes

The FBI investigation into Suffolk Conservative Party chairman Edward Walsh is not just about allegations that he collected wages for hours he did not work as a county correction lieutenant, William Wexler, Walsh's new criminal defense attorney, said in an interview Friday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Babylon, NY, North Babylon, NY

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