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1 hr ago | LongIsland.com

DEC Reopens Several Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

August 20, 2014 - Several shellfishing areas in Long Island towns that were closed by the State Department of Environmental Conservation on August 13 after heavy rainfall in the region reopened today, and other areas will reopen tomorrow, DEC announced.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Islip, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

5 hrs ago | Newsday

Nassau detective warns boys at PAL camp about the danger of drug abuse

Boys from fourth to ninth grades Wednesday took a break from playing basketball at the Town of Oyster Bay Athletic Center in Hicksville to listen to a Nassau County detective's presentation about the dangers of drugs.

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Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Hicksville, NY, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids

9 hrs ago | Newsday

Retired Nassau cop pleads guilty to knife possession while on probation for sex crime

A retired Nassau County police officer will avoid prison time after pleading guilty Wednesday to illegally possessing a knife while on probation for attempted sexual conduct with a minor.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Farmingdale, NY, Sex Scandal

15 hrs ago | Newsday

Cuomo warns Long Islanders to be alert to home-repair scams after record rainfall

In Suffolk accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X56/Rt-111/Wheeler Rd. Slow traffic from X57/Veterans Memorial Hwy/Rt-454 in Hauppauge In Islip road construction.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hauppauge, NY, Roslyn, NY, Greenvale, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Newsday

Cuomo running mate Kathy Hochul advocates for Women's Equality Party

Earlier this month, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the Nassau County Women's Equality Party in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY, Abortion, Erie County, NY

South Shore Record

New background checks for volunteer firefighters

Volunteer firefighters respond to many calls each year in Seaford and Wantagh. A new law allows fire departments to reject applicants who are convicted sex offenders.

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Related Topix: Seaford, NY, Wantagh, NY, Fire, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Merrick, NY

Newsday

Uniondale man found guilty of murder in former roomate's shooting death

Jonathan D. Mack, 19, was brought back to Long Island and arraigned on second-degree murder charges in the June 30 fatal shooting of Isaac Andrews, 34, outside a Uniondale church.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Uniondale, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Newsday

Nassau: Mosquito spraying set for Wednesday, Thursday

Nassau County has scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday ground spraying for adult mosquitoes in areas where "the persistent presence of West Nile virus" has been found in mosquito samples, county health officials said.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Flower Hill, NY, Manhasset, NY, Munsey Park, NY

LongIsland.com

Mangano Announces Free KC and The Sunshine Band Performance for August 23rd

August 18, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Nassau County will host CBS FM's Saturday in the Park featuring KC and the Sunshine Band at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, August 23rd.

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Related Topix: Disco, KC & the Sunshine Band, East Meadow, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Manhasset-Lakeville Water District gets judge's OK to move forward on new water tower

A July order temporarily stopping the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District from replacing a water tower has been lifted by a Nassau County State Supreme Court Judge.

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Related Topix: Manhasset, NY, Munsey Park, NY

LongIsland.com

Hurricane Preparedness Taken To Heart By Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association brushed up on hurricane preparedness at a recent Hurricane Seminar hosted by Town of Oyster Bay.

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Related Topix: Nassau, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Albertson, NY

Newsday

Nassau faulted on language services

Daniel Altschuler, of Make the Road New York, along with Nassau organizations and community members rally as they announce the results of a "Language Access Report Card" at the Nassau County Legislative and Executive Office Building in Mineola on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY

New York Post

Builder embezzled from affordable-housing fund: ex-partner

A Long Island man has been embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a city affordable-housing program, a new lawsuit charges - but his ex-partner says he can't even get authorities to investigate him.

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Related Topix: East Hills, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newsday

Williston Park weighs demolition, future of scorched commercial corridor

Williston Park officials are developing plans to raze the last two of five structures heavily damaged in a five-alarm fire that swept through a key commercial corridor on Willis Avenue last month.

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Related Topix: Williston Park, NY, Fire

Newsday

Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint in Uniondale

A pizza-delivery man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night by two men hiding in the bushes as he made a delivery in Uniondale, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Uniondale, NY

Newsday

Man charged with DWI after going wrong way on Levittown street

A Wyandanch man was arrested early Sunday after Nassau County police said he drove the wrong way down a Levittown street while intoxicated.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY

LongIsland.com

NCPD: Wyandanch Man Arrested for DWI in Levittown

August 17, 2014 - The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Wyandanch man for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 3:23 am in Levittown.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY, Wyandanch, NY, Little-Neck, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run on Long Island

Nassau County police say Cosmin Florea hit Donald Mooney around midnight Friday as Mooney crossed Main Street in Port Washington.

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Related Topix: Port Washington, NY

Newsday

Cops: Island Park woman tried to sell $59G worth of stolen Lego sets on eBay

Gloria Haas, 53, of Island Park, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, and charged with grand larceny for stealing about 800 Lego play sets worth $59,000 and trying to sell them on eBay, Nassau police said.

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Related Topix: Island Park, NY, Rockville Centre, NY

Fox News

New York woman charged with stealing 800 Lego sets worth almost $60,000 to sell on eBay

A New York woman is charged with stealing 800 Lego sets worth almost $60,000 and trying to sell them on eBay.

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Related Topix: Hunch, Rockville Centre, NY

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