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1 hr ago | WALK 97.5

Nassau Exec: Amnesty for School Speed Zone Violators

Nassau County will forego about $2.4 million in revenue in tickets issued for speeding violations recorded by cameras at county school zones.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, North Merrick, NY, Merrick, NY, Bethpage, NY

6 hrs ago | Floral Park Dispatch

American Hero: Staff Sergeant Leonard Jindra

On June 6, 1944, the Americans and the Allies stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, with 150,000 soldiers, 5,000 ships, and 11,000 aircraft in a titanic battle to breach Hitler's fortified Atlantic Wall.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, New Hyde Park, NY, Floral Park, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

School zone speed camera program has bugs to work out

By the end of last week, we had heard of one driver who had received eight of them -- that's $640 of unhappiness -- and a family whose tickets amounted to $3,000 of misery.

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Related Topix: Hicksville, NY

News12.com

Police in Freeport utilizing body cameras; Nassau County to launch pilot program

As the unrest in Ferguson puts the spotlight on police-civilian confrontations, News 12 Long Island is examining how body cameras are starting to be utilized in Nassau County.

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Related Topix: Freeport, NY

Newsday

Man killed in New Hyde Park crash was in LI to visit ailing mother

A 55-year-old man traveling with his wife and their 6-year-old daughter was killed Aug. 19, 2014, when their car was struck by an impaired teenage driver in New Hyde Park, Nassau police said.

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Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY

Newsday

Muttontown doctor acquitted of 'Flush the Johns' prostitution charge

A Muttontown doctor who was among the 104 men swept up in the "Flush the Johns" sting last year has been acquitted of patronizing a prostitute, and his attorney is considering suing Nassau County.

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Related Topix: Muttontown, NY, Hempstead, NY, Garden City, NY

Newsday

Dublin Pub property in New Hyde Park sold for $750,000

Drummer Pete Kontoulakos outside the Dublin Pub in New Hyde Park on June 23, 2013.

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Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY

LongIsland.com

Suspect Wanted for Using Suffolk Resident's Identity to Apply for Credit Cards

August 22nd, 2014 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section detectives are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person who used another person's identity to open several lines of credit and make fraudulent charges.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Deer Park, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newsday

Levittown lawyer lays out property tax plan in Senate race against Hannon

Ethan Irwin, Democratic candidate for New York State Senate in the 6th District, on May 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY

Newsday

Judge dismisses claims against Atlantic Beach Club cabanas

An appellate judge has dismissed claims against the Atlantic Beach Club that alleged the private facility's town-approved expansion would threaten area property value.

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Related Topix: Atlantic Beach, NY, Hempstead, NY

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square is the setting for Summerfest, benefiting the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Franklin Square, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Huntington, NY, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

LongIsland.com

Glen Cove Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Releasing Toxic Chemicals into Long Island Sound

August 21, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the plea and sentencing today of a Muttontown man who illegally released toxic chemicals into the ground at his business located just yards away from a Glen Cove waterway that leads into Long Island Sound .

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Related Topix: Glen Cove, NY, Muttontown, NY

Newsday

Cops: 3 juveniles in custody after school playground fire

Three juveniles were in custody, being questioned in connection with a small fire at an elementary school playground early Thursday in Merrick, Nassau County police said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Merrick, NY

Newsday

Investigators probe Manorhaven marina explosion that killed boat owner Bob Hogan

A boat refueling at a Manorhaven marina went up in flames after it exploded, killing one man, forcing another to jump into the water and burning a dock worker who got the drifting, fiery vessel away from shore.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Manorhaven, NY, Fire

Plainview Herald

Rolling Fun Into Physics

Kids love amusement parks, and they especially love one aspect of these fanciful places above all others - the twists, turns and death-defying loops of the mighty roller coaster.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Port Jefferson, NY, Bethpage, NY, Libraries, Old Bethpage, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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

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

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

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