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Volunteer Fire Department

Volunteer Fire Departments Worry Loss Of Tuition Grants Could Decimate Them

Volunteer fire departments already have been struggling to recruit new members, and now, a popular incentive to join a department is disappearing.

03/31/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

Entenmann's

Entenmann’s To Close Plant In Bay Shore, Long Island

Long Island is poised to lose a landmark, as Entenmann’s closes its Bay Shore plant this summer and shifts production to other facilities.

03/27/2014

A man reads a prayer while holding greens dipped in salt water in advance of Passover. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Holocaust Survivors Honored At Pre-Passover Seder On Long Island

A pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.

03/27/2014

Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Some NYC, L.I. Parents Say Their Kids Are Opting Out Of Common Core Tests

Parents from several schools gathered in Harlem on Thursday to announce they are opting into a plan to opt out of Common Core tests for their children.

03/27/2014

Selcuk Sevindik sold a winning Mega Millions ticket in Coram. Long Island on Tuesday, March 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search On For Buyer Of Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold On Long Island

Only one ticket nationwide matched the Mega Millions jackpot this week, and the $20 million ticket was sold on Long Island.

03/27/2014

Stephen Malusa

Community Shocked After Long Island H.S. Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student

Ward Melville High School teacher Stephen Malusa, 47, is accused of fondling a then 15-year-old student in May of last year.

03/26/2014

Patricia Hernandez (credit: Nassau County police)

Police: Suspect Sought In L.I. Bank, Shoe Store Robberies Arrested

Patricia Hernandez, 45, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery, police said.

03/26/2014

Stephen Malusa

Long Island High School Teacher Accused Of Abusing Student

A Long Island high school science teacher was in court Tuesday on charges that he sexually abused a female student at his school.

03/25/2014

East Meadow Body Found

Man Found Dead Outside Temple On Long Island

A man’s dead body was found Saturday outside a temple on Long Island.

03/22/2014

LIPartyStories Twitter page (credit: Twitter)

Suspension For Twitter Page Allegedly Showing L.I. Teens Drinking, Half Naked

A Twitter page that appeared to show Long Island high school students getting drunk and using drugs has been deactivated.

03/22/2014

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Police In L.I. Rescue Man Who Said He Fell In Water, Got Stuck Under Bridge

Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.

03/22/2014

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10 Handguns, 5 Assault Weapons Collected At L.I. Gun Buyback

Authorities in Suffolk County collected 10 handguns and five assault weapons at a gun buyback in Bellport Saturday.

03/22/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Plan Afoot In Suffolk To Merge County, Parks Police

A plan has been launched to merge parks police with county police departments in Suffolk County.

03/22/2014

No Tipping

Some Restaurants Do Away With Tips, Raise Menu Prices Instead

An argument that waiters and customers will be happier if tips are done away with seems to be gaining steam.

03/19/2014

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