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3 hrs ago | Mineola American

Farm Stand At County's Farm

In a typical Long Island community packed with houses and backyards, there are a couple of acres of open land of community gardens where people are growing basil and dahlias and roses and cabbages-people like Terry Dunckey of Westbury and Peg Woerner of Great Neck, tending their small plots and helping to promote sustainable and organic practices.

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Related Topix: Westbury, NY, Great Neck, NY, East Meadow, NY, Merrick, NY

5 hrs ago | Newsday

Police: Two charged in attempted burglary in Point Lookout

In Baldwin road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Milburn Ave and Grand Ave In Baldwin road construction.

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Related Topix: Point Lookout, NY, Hempstead, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

13 hrs ago | Floral Park Dispatch

Tom Raleigh Earns Honor

Saint Mary's High School will host the 22nd Annual Don Monti Memorial Golf Classic and Fall Alumni Dinner on Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Plandome, NY, Floral Park, NY, Manhasset, NY

17 hrs ago | South Shore Record

Keeping eyes on speeders

Hewlett-Woodmere School District officials had two speed monitors installed several years ago on Broadway.

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Related Topix: Hewlett, NY, Education Etc., Woodmere, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Cedarhurst, NY

21 hrs ago | Newsday

Bayville residents huddle with Crescent Beach Club owners

Bayville residents say they are more optimistic about the future of the Crescent Beach Club, which has long been the subject of complaints, after recently meeting with its owner and manager.

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Related Topix: Bayville, NY

Yesterday | Levittown Tribune

Veteran Spotlight: U.S. Navy Veteran Richard Meyerowitz

U.S. Navy Veteran Richard Meyerowitz of Levittown joined the military in 1962, enlisting straight out of high school.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Levittown, NY, Prison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newsday

Howard Weitzman, ex-Nassau comptroller, consulting for North Hempstead Town

Former Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman, seen on Sept. 16, 2013, has begun work as a fiscal consultant to North Hempstead.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, North Hills, NY

Newsday

Demolition of modern addition to historic school begins

Ellis Hall, an educational addition to the historic St. Paul's School complex on Stewart Avenue in Garden City, was demolished on Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Garden City, NY

Newsday

Nassau: Mosquito spraying set for five communities

In Plainview rubbernecking on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB at Wallace Dr/X11.

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Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Plainview, NY, Cedarhurst, NY

LongIsland.com

Man Sentenced for Killing Four of His Friends in 2012 Crash on Southern State Parkway

August 26, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a 19-year-old Queens man was sentenced today for killing Neal Rajapa, 17, and Darian Ramnarine, Peter Kanhai, and Christopher Kahn, all 18, in a high-speed, impaired crash on the Southern State Parkway in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Drugs, Malverne, NY

LongIsland.com

Mangano: South Shore Waterways Clean Up Efforts Are Succeeding

August 26, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Legislator Michael Venditto and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regional Director Peter Scully today announced the success of south shore waterway and marsh bank cleanup efforts performed by VIP Splash Waterways Recovery Group over the past four months.

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Related Topix: Massapequa, NY

Newsday

Cops: 4 charged in Target iPad thefts

Four Brooklyn men were under arrest Wednesday, charged with using a fake American Express card to fraudulently purchase Apple iPads and other electronics from a Target store in Valley Stream, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Valley Stream, NY

Newsday

Cops: Leandra's Law arrest after mom Megan Pieroni involved in two hit-runs, then overturns SUV

A Manhattan woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law after police said she was involved in two hit-and-run accidents on the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway before overturning her Jeep -- with her two young children in the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Oyster Bay, NY

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County SPCA Praises Nassau DA Rice

August 26, 2014 - The Suffolk County SPCA issued a statement today praising Nassau county District Attorney Kathleen Rice's Office for obtaining a conviction of Anthony Reddick for dog fighting-related charges.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Newsday

Boy, 7, commended for keeping calm in mom's medical emergency

In Melville accident on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X48/Round Swamp Rd. Slow traffic from Walt Whitman Rd in Nassau County In Melville accident on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X48/Round Swamp Rd. Slow traffic from Walt Whitman Rd in Nassau County In Roslyn Heights road construction.

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Related Topix: Melville, NY, North Hills, NY, Fire

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Plenty of debate about debates in NY elections

Plenty of debate about debates in NY elections Plenty of debate about election debates in New York this year Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1peBXft There are no formal debates scheduled currently between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his two Democratic challengers, who will face off in a primary on Sept.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Carl Paladino, US Politics, US News

WHTC

New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugg...

A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau County District Attorney.

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Newsday

Cops: Teens use Facebook, BB gun in Wantagh robbery

Two 18-year-old Holbrook men used Facebook and a BB gun to rob two teens Monday in Wantagh, Nassau County police said.

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Hot Air

Sweet: $2.4 million ticket amnesty in NY where speed cameras malfunctioned

It's almost as if it wasn't about safety first: Nassau County of New York is forgiving thousands of speeding tickets issued this summer from malfunctioning speed cameras, totaling about $2.4 million in fines.

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Related Topix: Bethpage, NY, Plainedge, NY, South Hempstead, NY, Hempstead, NY, US News

Newsday

Stephen Clark, Robert Treimanis killed in East Meadow crash, cops say

A landscaper's dump truck and a sedan collided on Aug. 25, 2014, in East Meadow on North Jerusalem Road between Newbridge and Bellmore roads.

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Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, North Bellmore, NY, Bellmore, NY

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