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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Talks To Resume Between MTA, LIRR Unions In Hopes Of Averting Strike

With just six days before a potential strike, the MTA and Long Island Rail Road union negotiators are set to meet again Monday for another round of contract talks.

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Related Topix: Ronkonkoma, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Merrick, NY, Bellmore, NY

6 hrs ago | Newsday

Melville senior complex to turn over sewage plant to county

The owners of a Melville luxury senior complex plan to surrender its sewage treatment plant to Suffolk County on Friday, saying the county's new, lower rates have made running the plant unaffordable.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Garden City, NY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Patch.com

Cops: Fire Chief, Firefighter Crash En Route to Emergency Call

A fire chief and a volunteer firefighter were hospitalized after their cars collided en route to emergency call Sunday in North Bellmore, according to Nassau County Police.

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Related Topix: North Bellmore, NY, Bellmore, NY

Newsday

LI police departments boost coffers through asset forfeiture

Nassau County Sgt. Rich LeBrun wears a new uniform and stands in front of some of the items bought with seized items at Nassau County Police Academy in East Massapequa, July 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY, East Massapequa, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Suffolk County, NY

Newsday

Herricks teachers to pay 25% of health insurance premiums

The Herricks school district and its teachers union have a new four-year contract under which the educators pay 25 percent of their health insurance premiums in the final year, officials said.

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Related Topix: Herricks, NY, Education Etc.

Newsday

Bracing for economic fallout of potential LIRR strike

A host of factors such as nightmarish traffic, disrupted shipments and upheaval of routines would decrease worker productivity.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, UC Berkeley, Carle Place, NY, Bethpage, NY

Newsday

Group attacks, robs man in Uniondale, cops say

A man was pistol-whipped and robbed by a group of people as he walked in Uniondale early Sunday morning, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Uniondale, NY

Newsday

Locust Valley school district ordered to arbitrate over compensation recovery in sex abuse case

John E. Benstock, 49, of Laurel Place in Bayville, pleaded guilty on Feb. 25, 2013, to four counts of second-degree sexual abuse and 10 counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bayville, NY, US News

Newsday

Queens man arrested in robbery after victim IDs him, cops say

A Queens man was arrested and charged Saturday in a July 7 robbery after a victim recognized him at the Long Island Rail Road station in Jamaica, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, East Meadow, NY

LongIsland.com

Leandra's Law Arrest in Rockville Centre

July 13, 2014 - The Nassau County Police report the arrest of an East Rockaway woman for Driving while Intoxicated violating Leandra's Law that occurred on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Rockville Centre .

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Related Topix: Rockville Centre, NY, East Rockaway, NY, Lynbrook, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Newsday

Suspect arrested in attempted home burglary in Bethpage

Nassau County police have arrested a man after cops said he attempted to break into a Bethpage home Friday afternoon but was confronted by the homeowner.

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Related Topix: Bethpage, NY

Glen Cove Record Pilot

Family Awareness Day Promotes Good Clean Fun

SAFE's Annual Family Awareness Day, held at Morgan Park on June 14, was created seven years ago to promote family unity and a substance-free environment.

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Locust Valley, NY, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Patch.com

Cops: Armed Man Robbed Capital One

Nassau County Police are searching for a man they say held up a Merrick bank Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Merrick, NY

FOX23

Grand jury to decide Flavor Flav's fate in speeding case

Members of a New York grand jury have been tasked with deciding whether hip-hop veteran Flavor Flav should be indicted on traffic and drugs charges following an arrest in January.

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Related Topix: Flavor Flav, Black Entertainment, Rap, Public Enemy, Entertainment

CBS Local

MTA Chief Announces Contingency Plan In Case Of LIRR Strike

With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike , the MTA has made its contingency plan public.

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Related Topix: Manhasset, NY, Hicksville, NY, Ronkonkoma, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Glen Cove, NY

LongIsland.com

Schumer: Federal Funds to Help Keep Long Island Beaches Clean from...

With Too Many Nassau & Suffolk Beaches Threatened by Poor Water Quality, Senator Pushes to Restore Nearly $10m in 'Beach Act' Funding Washington, DC July 10, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his push to restore $9.9 million in Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act grant funding which was recently zeroed out ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Suffolk County, NY, Copiague, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Police: Another body part found on Long Island

The discovery Thursday comes a day after authorities found a severed arm in the yard of a Hempstead home.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Bay Shore, NY, Fire Island, NY

Floral Park Dispatch

Police Seek Robbery Details

Nassau County Police Department seeks assistance with details of a robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 29 at 12:34 p.m., at TD Bank, 372 Jericho Tpke.

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Related Topix: Floral Park, NY

Newsday

Oyster Bay Town suit: Bar is too rowdy

The Town of Oyster Bay has filed a lawsuit to shutter a popular Massapequa nightspot that residents say has ruined their neighborhood with noise, fumes, traffic and invasions of privacy.

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Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Massapequa, NY, Mineola, NY, Garden City, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Newsday

Nassau program offers free shelter to pets of domestic violence victims

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announces a new Nassau SPCA program that offers free pet protection to victims of domestic violence who have fled to The Safe Center L.I. on Thursday, July 9, 2014 in Mineola.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Mineola, NY, Bethpage, NY

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