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  • Target, police partner up for 4th annual ‘Heroes and Helpers’ event on Long Island

    Christmas came early for about 50 children on Long Island during the fourth annual “Heroes and Helpers” program. The community event pairs financially disadvantaged children with Nassau County Police Officers for a free shopping spree to buy holiday gifts for their families. “Heroes and Helpers” is funded by Target and the NCPD foundation and aims to build stronger community relations between cops, local towns and children. Videojournalist Keith Lopez has this story from Westbury, Long Island.

  • Long Island kids exchange toy guns for other toys in effort to promote safety

    LONG ISLAND — Long Island officials have encouraged kids to exchange their toy guns for “more appropriate” toys, in an effort to promote safety in wake of mass shootings across New York and the U.S. Since 1994, there have been 63 shootings linked to toy guns in New York State that resulted in at least eight deaths, according to the Attorney General’s office. The Long Island Toy Gun Exchange Program is sponsored by the Village of Hempstead. Former-NYPD officer and […]

  • Long Island non-profit that helps people in need loses supplies and donations in early storm

    LONG ISLAND — A Long Island non-profit that helps local families in need is now asking for the public’s help. They work year round to help people in need, but the unexpected snow storm three weeks ago devastated their charity. Racks of clothing for people in need were soaked and ruined. Housewares and appliances were also destroyed when protective tents in their backyard buckled under heavy snow. Gina and Vinny Centauro launched the Family to the Rescue Foundation last year, […]

  • Nassau cops show holiday shoppers how easy it is for thieves to steal purses

    Nassau Police and Peoples United Bank teamed up on Thursday to show unsuspecting shoppers how easy it is to steal a purse and possibly their identities. Holiday shoppers were tagged by undercover “thieves” showing them it takes just seconds for a professional thief to move in. Videojournalist Keith Lopez has this story from Woodbury, Long Island.

  • VIDEO: Female deer that had bowl stuck on her head for five days is rescued on Long Island

    LONG ISLAND — Rescuers were able to save a female deer on Long Island after a bowl was stuck on her head for at least five days. Strong Island Animal Rescue set up a team search for the deer on Wednesday, and finally came into contact with her on Friday. Video captured by  one of the rescuers show the deer trying to flee, but a rescue leader was able to take the bowl off. The deer weighed about 150 pounds […]

  • Firefighters share safety tips for avoiding Christmas tree fires

    The holiday season is upon us and if you are in the market for a fresh christmas tree, Nassau County fire officials want you to see this demonstration. Fire officials put on a dramatic display to show the dangers of not maintaining your tree and the deadly results it can cause in your home. Video journalist Keith Lopez has this story.

  • LI seniors reveal 2019 ‘From Generation to Generation’ calendar

  • Hundreds of Boy Scouts visit houses of worship on Long Island

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. — Hundreds of Boy Scouts visited houses of worship Friday for the 22nd Annual Ten Commandments Hike. Over 250 scouts and their families gathered in New Hyde Park to take part in the hike, which teaches faith and acceptance of all religions and cultures. This year’s participants visited six houses of worship and learned about each congregation’s history as religious leaders discussed the Ten Commandments. The 22-year long tradition takes place every Black Friday, and PIX11 […]

  • Long Island woman braves cancer surgery and chemotherapy during pregnancy, delivers healthy baby

    LONG ISLAND — Each year approximately one out of 1,000 pregnant women in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. The challenges and complications that these mothers-to-be face are enormous. On Wednesday, one Long Island woman who braved surgery and chemotherapy during her pregnancy helped announce the opening of the Northwell Health Center for Cancer, Pregnancy and Reproduction on Long Island. Michelle Cohen, 32, gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Franklin Liam, in April. After giving birth, Cohen completed four more cycles of chemotherapy […]

  • Valley Stream veterans mark holiday with $7,000 gift of new accessible ramp

    Over 100 volunteers rolled up their sleeves and got down and dirty at the American Legion in Valley Stream to build a much-needed handicapped accessible ramp. The hall received a $7,000 grant through the Celebration of Service program, sponsored by Home Depot, which gives back to those who have served in the armed forces.