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2 hrs ago | Newsday

East Williston wants safe crosswalks for busy county roads

East Williston Mayor David Tanner has asked the Nassau County Department of Public Works to reconsider safety measures for what residents say is a dangerous intersection for pedestrians in the Village Green area.

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Related Topix: East Williston, NY

7 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Queens Driver Pleads Guilty to Top Charge in High-Speed Crash that Killed Four

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Queens teenager pleaded guilty today to the top charge against him in a high-speed crash that resulted in the deaths of four young people on the Southern State Parkway in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Richmond-Hill, NY, Drugs

10 hrs ago | NewsLI.com

Burglary: Armed Suspect Kicks in Door of Roosevelt Home; Shot Fired, Male Victim Pistol Whipped

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the details of a Burglary which occurred yesterday, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:26 P.M. in Roosevelt.

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Related Topix: Roosevelt, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newsday

Jury deliberations begin in 'Rusty' Torres molestation trial

A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the sex abuse trial of ex-Yankee outfielder Rosendo "Rusty" Torres, asking near the end of the day to review testimony of one of two girls prosecutors said he had inappropriately touched.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY, Mineola, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Plainview, NY

NewsLI.com

Two Seniors Scammed by Fake Water Department Men Visiting Home in...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported the details of a Burglary which occurred yesterday, Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. in Valley Stream.

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Related Topix: Valley Stream, NY

Newsday

Editorial: Tax break for Costco? Bad idea

When we heard Nassau County Industrial Development Agency officials are considering giving tax breaks to Costco to build a store in Oceanside because it would be a tourist destination, we kept waiting for the punchline.

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Related Topix: Oceanside, NY, Opinion

LongIsland.com

Nassau Jury Finds Queens Man Guilty on All Counts of Killing Policeman and Motorist

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Nassau County jury today found a Queens man guilty of intentionally murdering Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and Brooklyn motorist Raymond Facey at two separate locations along the Nassau-Queens border in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Albany, NY

NewsLI.com

Two Connecticut Men Arrested Selling Stolen Guitars from Connecticut...

The Nassau County Police Department has reported details of an arrest of two individuals for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property that occurred on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7:39 P.M. in Carle Place.

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Related Topix: Carle Place, NY, Sam Ash

Mon Jul 28, 2014

South Shore Record

Lights, camera, action

Kenny Laguna, left, Richard "Big Daddy" Salgado, City Manager Jack Schnirman, Joan Jett, film festival co-chairs Ingrid Dodd and Craig Weintraub, and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano at last year's event.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Theater, Arts

Newsday

Nassau patronage worth a second look in this economy

There's nothing inherently wrong with patronage. It's one way political parties solicit and repay campaign workers, donors and party affiliates -- which, like it or not, makes the winning party's ability to award lucrative contracts and jobs part of the political process.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Opinion

Newsday

Nassau panel backs bill to curb puppy mills

A Nassau legislative committee Monday approved a Republican-backed bill to curb the sale of animals from so-called "puppy mills," despite opposition from Democrats and local animal advocates who said the measure did not go far enough to prevent inhumane breeding practices.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY, Merrick, NY

Newsday

Kevan Abrahams endorses former opponent Kathleen Rice for Congress

In North Merrick road construction. left lane closed on The Southern St Pkwy WB between Meadowbrook Rd/X23 and Nassau Rd/X21 in Uniondale.

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Related Topix: US News, North Merrick, NY, Merrick, NY, Uniondale, NY, Glen Cove, NY

South Shore Record

Legislators, activists demand water study's release

Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, fourth from right, front, led a July 16 protest at the Merrick water tower to call for the release of a draft study of a proposed public takeover of Long Island American Water.

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Related Topix: Merrick, NY, East Nassau, NY

NewsLI.com

Man Swimming at Syosset Woodbury Park Later Found Floating Face Down; Victim, 44, Pronounced Dead

The Nassau County Police Department is investigating a serious aided that occurred in Woodbury on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1:25 pm.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY

Newsday

Juror deliberations to continue in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Nassau County PBA president James Carver speaks to media after closing arguments were made in court for Darrell Fuller, the man accused of killing Nassau Police officer Arthur Lopez and another man following a traffic stop in 2012 on the Cross Island Parkway.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Newsday

Andre Christmas arrested after returning to scene of theft, police say

He loaded a shopping cart with more than $2,400 worth of over-the-counter medicines, then, without paying for them, wheeled it out of the Pathmark store on Merrick Road in Seaford on Saturday, police said.

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Related Topix: Merrick, NY, Seaford, NY, Uniondale, NY, Hempstead, NY

Sun Jul 27, 2014

13WHAM

Man dies after found floating in Long Island pool

Police on Long Island say a 44-year-old man has died after being found floating face down in a public pool.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY

Newsday

LI priests' ranks dwindle, sparking shortage on Sundays

The Reverend Andrew P. Connolly, a retired priest at his Copaigue home, on July 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Copiague, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Cutchogue, NY

Newsday

From parks to pencils, officials' names in public places

Town of Huntington Superintendent of Highways Peter S. Gunther pulls out and looks at signs inside the sign shop at the Town of Huntington highway yard in Elwood on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Elwood, NY, Huntington, NY, Hempstead, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Newsday

Westbury contractor loses licenses after homeowner complaints

Jeanine Megis, with her husband Alex, and their three children, 8, 5, and 3, outside of their Sandy damaged Merrick home.

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Related Topix: Westbury, NY, Merrick, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Economics News, Bankruptcy

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