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State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.

12/14/2012

Long Island Rail Road passengers board at Penn Station - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Trying To Get LIRR Riders Refunds For Sandy

Long Island Congressman Steve Israel says he’ll talk to Long Island Rail Road officials about their refusal to refund riders with monthly and weekly tickets that went unused because of a lack of service after superstorm Sandy.

11/30/2012

FILE - Passengers board a Long Island Rail Road train in Hicksville, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Amtrak Hopes To Have East River Tunnels Damaged By Sandy Restored By Christmas

Life after Superstorm Sandy has left Long Island Rail Road commuters in a tight spot – literally. Their trains have been crowded because of storm damage, and they are angry about it.

11/27/2012

(L-R) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) attend a press conference on Superstorm Sandy Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’ For Housing Displaced Long Islanders

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.

11/06/2012

Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Warns Of Increasing Threat Of ATM Skimming

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) on Wednesday warned consumers of the serious and ongoing threat of ATM scams.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

Matthew and Marissa Weippert (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Congressman Calls For Parental Bereavement To Be Added To Family And Medical Leave Act

Rep. Steve Israel has called for allowing 12 weeks of paid leave for parents coping with the death of a child, which is currently not covered under the 1993 law.

10/03/2012

Man goes through a full-body scanner at the airport (file/Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

L.I. Congressman Calls For More Research Into Safety Of Airport X-Ray Scanners

Congressman Steve Israel has called on the Transportation Security Administration to launch an independent investigation on potential health risks from the full-body Backscatter X-ray scanners.

08/28/2012

The Longacre Theatre (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Twitter Complies With NYPD Subpoena After Threats Against Broadway Theater Discovered

An anonymous poster claimed he plans to attack theater-goers attending the Spike Lee-directed play at the Longacre Theater in Midtown

08/07/2012

Scott Stringer with other officials calling on the IOC to honor the Munich 11 (credit: Scott Stringer/Facebook)

NYC Officials Hold Moment Of Silence For The Munich 11

It is being viewed as a dramatic slap in the face by the International Olympic Committee — refusing to observe a moment of silence for the Israeli athletes massacred 40 years ago at the Munich games.

07/27/2012

The Olympic rings hang from Tower Bridge - Longon, England (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants Munich Victims Honored At London Olympics

Some members of Congress, including several from New York, want the International Olympic Committee to honor the Israeli athletes and coaches who were killed at the Munich games in 1972.

07/26/2012

Rep. Steve Israel (left) holds cell phone used in hacking demonstration at his Hauppauge, NY office on Monday, June 4, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Israel Wants FCC To Require Cell Carriers To Have Password Protected Voicemail

Rep. Steve Israel demonstrated how hackers can go to a “spoofing” site, enter a cell phone number and gain access to that number’s voice messeges.

06/04/2012

Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Jobs Fair For Veterans In Farmingdale Today

Our nation’s veterans – they put their lives on the line and now, upon returning home, many are unable to find a job. It’s a sad reality.

03/30/2012

The Garvey family outside their new home in Bay Shore, NY on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Homeless L.I. Teen And Family Move In To New Bay Shore Home

Samantha Garvey and her family were given the keys to their new Bay Shore home by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Saturday afternoon as part of the county’s affordable rental properties for homeless families.

01/28/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless L.I. Intel Semifinalist Invited To State Of The Union

Samantha Garvey was invited by Long Island Rep. Steve Israel to the Jan. 24 speech.

01/17/2012

Francis McGuigan's dog tags - Bohemia, NY - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Late Long Island World War II Veteran’s Dog Tags Returned

What once was lost has now been found in Bohemia.

11/30/2011

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