South Shore Record
Common Core test refusals are up in Merrick
Students across the state sat for English Language Arts exams earlier this month.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
NBC New York
Nassau PD's New Record-Keeping System Inefficient, Costly, Critics Say
When Nassau County lawmakers rolled out a $5.5 million electronic record-keeping system for their police department, they hoped it would save both time and money.
Security beefed up in Nassau after string of convenience store holdups
In Coram accident cleared on CR-83/North Ocean Av SB between Mooney Pond Rd and Granny Rd in Farmingville In Coram accident cleared on CR-83/North Ocean Av SB between Mooney Pond Rd and Granny Rd in Farmingville Accident.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Postal Service investigates Freeport mail thefts
U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating the theft of mail from two "relay boxes" in Freeport earlier this month.
Merrick Surgical Supply -Sign Board stolen from outside our store
On Friday April 11th during the day someone stole our Merrick Surgical Signboard! We are asking whoever took it or if someone finds it to please return it back to us no questions asked.
NCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Robbing Freeport Grocery Store
April 15th, 2014 - Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred in Freeport on Tuesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a black handgun entered the Bolla Market located at 301 West Merrick Road and demanded money from employee.
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Lindsay Lohan's mom pleads guilty to DWI
Dina Lohan, mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, entered a guilty plea to drunken driving and speeding charges in a Long Island, court Tuesday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
NCPD: 10 'Project 21' Arrests Made
April 12, 2014 - The Fourth Precinct in conjunction with the Hempstead Police reports the Arrests of 10 individuals during the "Project 21" initiative which targets the sale of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products to minors within the confines of Nassau County.
Southern State Parkway lanes closed starting Sunday
To allow for the removal of scaffolding used during bridge maintenance repair work, Southern State Parkway travel lanes in certain areas are to be closed from midnight to 5 a.m. or 6 a.m., starting Sunday for about a one-week period, the state Department of Transportation said.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Jimmy Henry, of Freeport, accused of selling pot out of postal truck on Merrick Road
Police say 24-year-old Jennie Pappas, of Wantagh, walked into a parking lot at the post office on Merrick Road in Merrick at around 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Cops: Long Island postal worker sold drugs from truck
A Long Island postal worker was arrested Wednesday after he was allegedly caught selling marijuana out of the back of his mail truck in the parking lot of the Merrick post office, Nassau County police said April 10 .
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Parlay Gastropub opens for business in Rockville Centre
Its actual arrival had been a point of nightlife discussion for most of the past year, starting when the tavern that was previously located at Parlay's current address - McFadden's RVC - announced it would be shuttering in May of 2013.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Long Island Business News
Small businesses give to charities, and themselves
As traditional advertising costs continue to spiral, some small businesses are employing a less-expensive, more-positive method to spread their messages: charitable giving.
Long Island updates for Thursday, April 3, 2014
Nancy Meta Rodriguez, 16, of Huntington Station, has returned home unharmed after Suffolk police searched for her after she was reported missing on March 30, 2014.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Taking Back Sunday debuts in Billboard Top 10
Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper, singer Adam Lazzara, drummer Mark O'Connell, guitarist/singer John Nolan and guitarist Eddie Reyes, in 2013.
Brokerage Comedy Club Fundraiser Supports Long Island Crisis...
On Thursday, April 24th, Long Island Crisis Center will be holding a fundraiser at The Brokerage Comedy Cluv, located at 2797 Merick Road in Bellmore.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
LI Bands to Hit High Note for Kids with Autism at May 3rd "Super Star Tribute Band Concert"
Upcoming Super Star Tribute Band Concert featuring popular Long Island-based tribute bands being held on Long Island May 3, 2014 benefiting children with autism.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Friday: Dance-a-Thon Set for Friday at Lakeside
Merrick students will get their groove on Friday for the L-Dance-a-Thon. Lakeside School's student council is holding a Dance-a-Thon Friday for all students in grades 4-6.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Freeport's housing chief gets extra time to challenge proposed sanctions
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed debarment of Edward Pearlman, the head of the Freeport Housing Authority, over allegations of mismanagement stemming from his tenure as executive director of a housing authority in Tennessee.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
South Shore Record
Timberlake embarks on quest for LIRR couple
A clip of Justin Timberlake's "Not a Bad Thing" music video, which features a film crew visiting every stop on the Babylon line, including Rockville Centre, Merrick, Wantagh and Freeport, and speaking with locals in pursuit of the unknown couple that became engaged on the LIRR last January.