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  1. Cops: Homeless Man, Jameson Fremont, 38, Arrested in Wyandanch Stabbing; Detectives Seeking WitnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | NewsLI.com

    Suffolk County Police arrested a homeless man after he stabbed another man in Wyandanch last evening at approximately 10:00p.m. According to police, First Precinct patrol officers responded to 14 South 26th Street for a report of a fight in front of the residence. The victim, Gerald Guerrier, 41, of Wyandanch, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he is listed in serious but stable condition after he suffered stab wounds to his chest and back.

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  2. NY education commissioner urges LI superintendents to counter Common Core opt-out movementRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Newsday

    New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is show during an interview at Newsday on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas Long Island school superintendents are being enlisted by the state's top education leader to bring back students for Common Core testing -- no easy task in a region dubbed the epicenter of the nation's biggest test boycott.

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  3. Thomas Demint's case is part of growing trend of police arresting...Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Newsday

    Thomas Demint, right, said he was arrested May 21, 2014, for obstruction of justice and resisting arrest after recording the arrests of his friends a year ago by Suffolk County police in Center Moriches, shown above in a video frame grab. Photo Credit: Attorney for Thomas Demint; Ed Betz Thomas Demint, right, said he was arrested May 21, 2014, for obstruction of justice and resisting arrest after recording the arrests of his friends a year ago by Suffolk County police in Center Moriches, shown above in a video frame grab.

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  4. Prosecutor: Brentwood woman 'intentionally struck' woman with her car after 'staring her down'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    Kendra Sterling, 24, of Brentwood, was arrested Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, on a charge of second-degree assault after Suffolk County police said she intentionally used her car to hit a woman who was trying to cross Wheeler Road in Central Islip and then fled. Photo Credit: SCPD Kendra Sterling, 24, of Brentwood, was arrested Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, on a charge of second-degree assault after Suffolk County police said she intentionally used her car to hit a woman who was trying to cross Wheeler Road in Central Islip and then fled.

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  5. 11 People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in SmithtownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Police officers from the Suffolk County Highway Patrol Bureau conducted the checkpoint at 575 Smithtown Bypass from 11:37 p.m. Friday until 3:20 a.m. Saturday. Police said the checkpoint was meant to help prevent injuries and fatalities associated with driving while ability impaired by alcohol and drugs, particularly as a prelude to the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend.

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  6. Cops: Bay Shore man hit, killed while crossing Sunrise Highway in LindenhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    Members of the Suffolk County Police Department investigate an accident involving a pedestrian on the eastbound Sunrise Highway near Straight Path in Lindenhurst on Friday, August 28, 2015. Photo Credit: Paul Mazza Members of the Suffolk County Police Department investigate an accident involving a pedestrian on the eastbound Sunrise Highway near Straight Path in Lindenhurst on Friday, August 28, 2015.

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  7. Long Island Sound connector concept revived in Suffolk master planRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    The ambitious idea to dig a tunnel or build a bridge across the Long Island Sound, which has floated around for more than 50 years, lives on. While past proposals have been derailed by citizen opposition and lack of funding, Suffolk County's master plan, which was adopted earlier this month, promises to "explore feasibility for alternate means of ingress and egress" between Long Island and... The ambitious idea to dig a tunnel or build a bridge across the Long Island Sound, which has floated around for more than 50 years, lives on.

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  8. Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Cold Spring HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Cold Spring Harbor early this evening.

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  9. Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Little Fresh Pond in SouthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    ... or breathing difficulties. To report a suspected cyanobacteria bloom at a body of water that contains a Suffolk County-permitted bathing beach, contact Suffolk County Department of Health Services' Office of Ecology at 852-5760. To report a ...

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  10. Nineteen Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that nineteen mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus. Suffolk County, NY - August 28, 2015 - Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that nineteen mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus.

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  11. Sign Up as a Vendor at Suffolk Marathon FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites vendors to participate in the first ever Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans on Sunday, Sept. 13. The event is expected to draw approximately 10,000 visitors and has already registered more than 2,700 runners.

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  12. New York Avenue in South Huntington reopens after serious accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    Suffolk County police at the scene of an accident on New York Avenue in South Huntington early Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. The serious one-car accident closed the road in both directions, a department spokeswoman said.

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  13. Save the public college route to the American dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... in the country. The national average for a year of community college and fees is $3,250, but both Nassau and Suffolk county's community colleges are about $4,800 per year. Higher tuition and student debt are generating a lot of heat in the race for ...

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  14. Fee to Rise Sept. 1 for Suffolk MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Sign up now for the inaugural Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon before the registration fee increases on Sept.1. Join the thousands of runners who have already signed up to take part in history at the first Suffolk County marathon, including Long Island's own Eva Casale , who completed a three-day, 150-mile run from Manhattan to Montauk earlier this year to raise money for children who suffer from leukemia and lymphoma. If you do miss the deadline for the lower registration fee, it will be for a great cause - all proceeds from the marathon and half marathon will go toward enhancing services for Suffolk County veterans.

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  15. 19 new samples test positive for West Nile virus in Suffolk County, health officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    With 19 new mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile virus, the total for the year is now up to 99 in Suffolk County, health officials reported on Friday. The new samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected Aug. 17 to 19 in Lindenhurst, West Babylon, Northport, Huntington Station, South Huntington, Greenlawn, Commack, Nesconset, Smithtown, Saltaire on Fire Island, Port Jefferson,... With 19 new mosquito samples testing positive for West Nile virus, the total for the year is now up to 99 in Suffolk County, health officials reported on Friday.

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  16. Local Resident Starts Petition After County Shuts Down Horse Swimming at Southold BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A local resident recently started a petition on Change.org after Suffolk County shut down horse swimming in Cedar Beach County Park in Southold earlier this month. The members of the Pony Swim group as well as Southold residents have been taking their horses and ponies to the "quiet and remote" beach for many years to swim in the Peconic Bay during the summer months, according to the petition started by Samantha Perry.

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  17. Health officials warn of blue-green algae in Southampton's Little Fresh PondRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Because of the confirmed presence of blue-green algae, residents are asked to steer clear of swimming or, wading in, and otherwise using, waters of Little Fresh Pond in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County health officials said Friday. Pets and children should be kept away from the area, officials said.

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  18. Become a Vendor at Marathon Taste of LI FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites vendors to participate in the first ever Suffolk County Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans on Sunday, Sept. 13. The event is expected to draw approximately 10,000 visitors and has already registered more than 2,700 runners.

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  19. Case against Scott Greene, ex-Suffolk police sergeant accused of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Former Suffolk County police sergeant Scott A. Greene, 50, of Shirley, leaves a courtroom in Central Islip Tuesday afternoon, June 24, 2014. Photo Credit: James Carbone Former Suffolk County police sergeant Scott A. Greene, 50, of Shirley, leaves a courtroom in Central Islip Tuesday afternoon, June 24, 2014.

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  20. Bellone vetoes bill restricting drone use in Suffolk on grounds of First Amendment rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has vetoed a resolution to restrict use of camera-bearing drones in county parks and around county buildings because it violates the public's First Amendment rights and "there is no right to privacy in a public space." But the county executive, in light of well-publicized problems with drones, said county lawmakers could revise the bill because they do... Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has vetoed a resolution to restrict use of camera-bearing drones in county parks and around county buildings because it violates the public's First Amendment rights and "there is no right to privacy in a public space."

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