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Voters reject Sewanhaka $99.5M bond issue
Voters in the Sewanhaka Central High School District Wednesday rejected a $99.5 million bond referendum to fund major improvements at the district's five campuses.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cops: Teen critical after being hit near Southern State
A 14-year-old boy was struck and critically injured by a sport utility vehicle Tuesday night near an entrance ramp to the eastbound Southern State Parkway in Nassau County, police said.
The Baltimore Sun
Police investigate 2 shootings after victims arrive at hospital with gunshot wounds
Police are investigating two separate shootings Tuesday after victims arrived at local hospitals with gunshot wounds, according to a department release.
Assemblymen hear Common Core concerns at forum in Lowville
A quartet of Republican Assemblymen got an earful Tuesday from teachers, parents and administrators about the state's new Common Core curriculum.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Anthropologie opens on Franklin Square
When I dropped by on Sunday afternoon, the store was humming with activity. There were obviously some serious shoppers, as well as some other curious browsers like me.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Common Core forum set for Thursday in Corning
A public forum will be held Thursday in Corning where the public can share their their thoughts on the new Common Core standards in New York with state lawmakers.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Hempstead Town Board considering pay raises
Under the proposed salary adjustments, Supervisor Kate Murray's salary would increase to $160,000 from $150,000 per year, a 6.67 percent raise.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Tradition propels some Black Friday shoppers
Some shoppers said the discounts weren't steep enough to bring them out in the wee hours.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Parade route car fractures LI woman's foot
The Buzz Lightyear balloon floats down Sixth Avenue during the Macy's 87th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Roads closed in Norwich Saturday for Winter Festival
Police are requesting the cooperation of residents and visitors to the city on Saturday during Norwich's Winter Festival 5K Road Race and Parade.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Malverne ceremony pays tribute to fallen firefighter
Volunteer Perry Cuocci, center, talks with his daughter Michelle, 9, left, as he shows his family the newly purchased ambulance by the Malverne Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Firefighter Killed in Hunting Accident; Nordon Drugs Theft
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3 Teens Charged With Swiping Packages On Long Island
As WCBS 880's Sophia Hall reported Saturday, authorities said the three teens from Queens spent their Friday not in school, but on their bicycles trailing UPS trucks making deliveries in Franklin Square and Elmont.
Cops: 3 teens stole UPS packages
Three Queens teenagers face larceny charges Saturday after stealing UPS packages delivered to homes in Franklin Square and Elmont, Nassau police said.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Floral Park Dispatch
Christmas Time At The White House
For Frank Lazzaro, getting into floral design was an accident, a stroke of luck.
NYPD honors 'The Finest of the Finest'
Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch, center, with honorees Police Officer Richard Galvez, left, of Centereach, and Jonathan McMilleon, right, of Franklin Square, at the annual PBA Awards luncheon, The Water Club in Manhattan.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Two from Nassau share $1M Powerball prize
Two Nassau County men are among a group of maintenance workers who won a $1 million Powerball prize after changing their strategy from Quick Pick selections to set numbers, State Lottery officials said Thursday.
The Day JFK Was Shot: 'Everyone Was Totally Silent'
Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
MedStar Franklin Square gets $2.5M gift
Longtime Baltimore attorney and majority owner of the Orioles Peter Angelos announced Wednesday a $2.5 million gift to open The Angelos Center for Lung Diseases a/t the MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Malverne Firefighter Killed in Upstate Hunting Accident
Malverne firefighter and Franklin Square resident Charles Bruce was killed in an upstate hunting accident Saturday after a friend mistook him for a deer, the NY Daily News reported.