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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

Patch.com

Car Break-Ins Continue in Nassau

Car break-ins have proved to be a continuing trend in Nassau County. A total of 20 burglaries from cars were reported in the past week across the area, reported Nassau County Police.

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Related Topix: Syosset, NY, Oyster Bay, NY

Patch.com

Cops Find Man Sleeping in Car with Stolen Goods

A Levittown man was found sleeping in his car with lottery tickets he had stolen earlier in the day, reported Nassau County Police.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY, Massapequa, NY

Newsday

Judge declines to toss convictions of 3 officials in Nassau

A judge has denied requests to set aside guilty verdicts for three former government officials in a corruption case linked to a New Cassel redevelopment project.

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Related Topix: New Cassel, NY, Hempstead, NY

Newsday

Nassau recovers $10 million in fraudulent welfare, Medicaid claims

Nassau's Department of Social Services recovered $10 million from welfare recipients and service providers accused of bilking the system last year, according to the department's 2013 annual report released this week.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Valley Stream, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newsday

Glen Cove City Council to vote Tuesday on Crescent Beach monitoring plan

Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello said that officials from the Nassau County health department had told him there is a chance that testing would result in the opening of Crescent Beach, which has been closed for swimming since 2009 because of high bacteria levels.

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Woodbury, NY

Newsday

Federal jury awards $18 million each to 2 men exonerated in '84 killing, rape

John Restivo talks with Heather Halstead and Melissa Lullo after a jury awarded $18 million to him in a wrongful imprisonment case in Central Islip on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Lynbrook, NY, State Prisons

Newsday

Freeport man faces new charges in dogfighting case

Anthony Reddick, 53, of Freeport, right, is led out Mineola Police Headquarters on Sunday, March 2, 2014, for arraignment in Nassau County First District Court on felony charges after police say 13 pit bulls were found dead in a garage that went on fire.

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Newsday

Cops: 2 Hempstead men arrested on weapon charges

Officers responding to a disturbance call in Uniondale arrested two men on weapon-related charges Wednesday, Nassau County police said.

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Patch.com

Cops Release Cedarhurst Graffiti Photos; Search Continues for Culprits

Police released a partial image of graffiti found on a Cedarhurst fence during the Passover holidays.

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Newsday

Glen Cove man arrested in T-Mobile break-in

Rashawn Bellamy, 26, of Glen Cove, was arrested on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, on charges of third-degree burglary, reckless endangerment, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and several traffic violations, police said.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Glen Cove, NY, Mineola, NY

Hicksville Illustrated News

From The Desk Of Senator Jack Martins: April 17, 2014

Alas, after 21 years of keeping us in good spirits and good company with his "Late Show" humor, David Letterman announced his retirement this past week.

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