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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Westbury car crash ends in woman's arrest on assault, drug charges, cops say

A New Cassel woman who had drugs in her car was arrested Tuesday after she and another driver collided at a Westbury intersection, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Westbury, NY, New Cassel, NY

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Syosset High School Students Shine in LI Science Congress

Syosset High School students saw big wins when they competed in the Long Island Science Congress at St. Joseph's University in March.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Saint Joseph's University, Syosset, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

LongIsland.com

Mangano & NICE Bus Win Green Award

This Earth Day, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and NICE Bus were recognized for their efforts in reducing Nassau County's Carbon footprint through the green purchasing of natural gas.

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Patch.com

DA: Man Gets 1 Year in Jail for Sex with 13-Year-Old

A Bayville man will spend up to one year in prison for luring a 13-year-old from Glen Cove on Facebook and having sex with her, announced the Nassau County District Attorney.

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Related Topix: Bayville, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

LongIsland.com

Former LIRR Employee Sentenced for Stealing Copper From Railroad

April 22, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Suffolk County man for stealing thousands of dollars' worth of copper wire belonging the Long Island Rail Road, selling it to a scrap yard and keeping the cash.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Patchogue, NY

Patch.com

Accident Partially Shuts Hempstead Turnpike

Nassau County Detectives are continuing an investigation into a Tuesday morning accident in Levittown.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Curran Announces Road Repair Funds for Nassau, Hempstead Town and Villages

Assemblyman Brian Curran today announced that nearly $1 million in road repair funds will be allocated to the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Lynbrook, NY, East Rockaway, NY, Malverne, NY

Patch.com

Cops: Cars Scratched, Spray Painted in Nassau

Multiple communities across Nassau County reported damage and vandalism to cars last week, reported Nassau County Police.

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Related Topix: Syosset, NY, Greenvale, NY, South Farmingdale, NY

Newsday

Cops probe Freeport street robbery

First Squad detectives are looking for a man who stole a pocketbook from a woman Sunday in Freeport, Nassau County police said.

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Newsday

Nassau County wants to buy nursery from appointee for $800G

The site of Emil's Garden Nursery on Stewart Ave. in Bethpage on Thursday, April 17, 2014, where the Nassau County Planning Commission is considering a contract to purchase the land from owner Frank Camerlengo.

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Related Topix: Bethpage, NY, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Newsday

Sea Cliff pond cleanup designed to reduce polluted runoff into harbor

Sea Cliff is close to completion of a $2.6-million project to clean up Scudder's Pond as a way to improve water quality in Hempstead Harbor and Long Island Sound, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sea Cliff, NY, Oyster Bay, NY, Glen Cove, NY

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Newsday

Man arrested in burglary of Mineola store, cops say

A New Hyde Park man has been arrested in the burglary of a Mineola store on Saturday morning, police said.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY, New Hyde Park, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Newsday

Nassau's yearly Egg Hunt draws thousands

Children and their families dash for eggs during Nassau County's 2014 Egg Hunt at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, Mineola, NY, Family, Kids

Newsday

Nassau to appeal $36M award for men cleared of Theresa Fusco rape-murder

John Restivo and Dennis Halstead celebrate at the Wingate Inn on Dec. 29, 2005 after charges were dropped against them in the rape and murder of Theresa Fusco.

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Related Topix: Lynbrook, NY, Prison

Newsday

Cops: Baldwin man tried to use stolen credit card

Tariq Shirley, 22, of Baldwin, was arrested Friday, April 18, 2014, on attempted grand larceny, identity theft and other charges for attempting to use a stolen credit card and fake ID at the P.C. Richard & Son in Bellmore, police said.

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Related Topix: Shirley, NY, Baldwin, NY, Bellmore, NY

News12.com

Nassau to appeal awards for wrongful convictions in Teresa Fusco case

Nassau County plans to appeal the awards given to two men who were wrongfully convicted of murdering a Lynbrook teen.

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Related Topix: Lynbrook, NY

Patch.com

Farmingdale Bond Rating Up Two Points; Development, Improvements Underway

Farmingdale Village announced Friday that taxes are within the 2 percent tax cap limit and that the Standard and Poor's Bond rating for the Village is up two points to AA.

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Newsday

Nassau police find convicts so DNA samples can be taken

Nassau County police proactively collect DNA samples from people convicted of all felonies and most misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Fri Apr 18, 2014

LongIsland.com

Mangano Announces Children's Summer Workshops At Garvies Point

April 18, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the 2014 Children's Summer Workshops at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve .

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Ecology

LongIsland.com

Mangano Join DHL And Girl Scouts As They Ship More Than One Million Cookies To U.S. Military

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and DHL, the Specialists in International Shipping, to ship more than one ... Nassau County, NY - April 18, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and DHL, the Specialists in International Shipping, to ship more than one ... (more)

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Related Topix: Garden City, NY

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