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1 hr ago | Newsday

Nassau panel boosts NICE bus fares 25 cents each way

Nassau County Bus Transit Committee Chairman Sheldon Shrenkel speaks during a Nassau County Bus Transit Committee public hearing in Garden City on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Garden City, NY, Roosevelt, NY, Freeport, NY, Hempstead, NY

5 hrs ago |

Unidentified Nassau police officer saves 3 people from burning home in Uniondale

A Nassau County police officer is being hailed as a hero after he helped save three people from a house fire in Uniondale.


Related Topix: Uniondale, NY

9 hrs ago | Empire State News

Comptroller releases school audits

Akron Central School District Controls Over Compensatory Time The board has not developed policies to clarify how comp time will be appropriately administered.


Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Personal Finance, Retirement, Allegany County, NY, Garden City Park, NY

13 hrs ago |

Port Washington Fire Commissioner Honored

Fire Commissioner Director Robert J. Kropacek of Port Washington was recently honored for his years of dedication to the community.


Related Topix: Fire, Port Washington, NY

18 hrs ago | Newsday

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union backs Haber against Martins

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union is backing Democrat Adam Haber in his race against Republican State Sen. Jack Martins in Nassau's 7th district.


Related Topix: Mineola, NY, East Hills, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014


New Hyde Park's Dublin Pub still without a buyer

The Dublin Pub, at 2002 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park, as seen on Dec. 27, 2003.


Related Topix: New Hyde Park, NY, Patchogue, NY, Freeport, NY, Roosevelt, NY, Suffolk County, NY

Court reduces bail for ex-cop accused in Long Island hit-and-run

A state appeals court ruled Monday to reduce the bail set by a Long Island judge for a former New York City police officer who has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenage girl with Down syndrome .


Related Topix: Levittown, NY, Hicksville, NY, Syosset, NY

Sag Harbor Online

A Different Kind of Home on Show in Sag Harbor

A house is a walled structure with a roof and a floor and a number of other features.


Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, East Hampton, NY, Patchogue, NY

DA: Man Indicted for Stealing Money from Special Needs Camp

A Rockville Centre man was formally charged Tuesday with stealing money from a special needs camp on Long Island, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office.


Related Topix: Rockville Centre, NY, Lido Beach, NY, Family, Kids, Hempstead, NY

Mangano to Host Nassau County "Veterans Stand Down"

July 8, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in coordination with the United Veterans Organization , announces that a Veterans Stand Down will be held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at American Legion, 160 Marvin Avenue in Hempstead .


Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Life, Veteran Affairs


A midterm departure by DA Rice would alter Nassau ballot cycle

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice outside the Nassau County Court in Mineola on June 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Mineola, NY, Rockland County, NY


Woman punched, robbed by cabdriver, say cops

A woman was punched in the face while her cabdriver tried to steal her pocketbook in East Meadow on Monday, police said.


Related Topix: East Meadow, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, "I want to go again," was the comment of Mrs. Edward Connelly, the first local woman to make a flight with A J. Engle, who was operating the hydroplane at Celoron in this season.


Related Topix: Celoron, NY, Mayville, NY, Chautauqua County, NY, Westfield, NY

Man Gets 25 to Life for Brutal Stabbing

A man convicted of stabbing another man and trying to hide the evidence received his prison sentencing Monday, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Freeport, NY

Cops: DWI Arrests Dropped Before Holiday Weekend

NCPD made seven arrests between June 26 and July 3 across Nassau County. The latest report showed a drop from the two previous weeks where 34 arrests were made.


Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, Bethpage, NY, Old Bethpage, NY, Hicksville, NY


NY man gets 25 to life; victim stabbed 86 times

A suburban New York man convicted of stabbing a man 86 times during a fight has been sentenced to up to life in prison.


Related Topix: Freeport, NY

A New Basketball Court for Flower Hill Park

Flower Hill Park has a new community basketball court, thanks to the efforts of Sen. Jack M. Martins and the Village of Flower Hill.


Related Topix: Mineola, NY, Flower Hill, NY

Cops: Armed Men with Fake Beards Rob Radio Shack

A West Hempstead store was held up at gunpoint by men in elaborate disguises, according to Nassau County Police.


Related Topix: West Hempstead, NY, Hempstead, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Teens attack, rob man in Inwood, police say

A group of teenagers attacked another man as he walked home in Inwood on Saturday night, Nassau County police said.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Inwood, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Audits: 6 LI school districts built surpluses, burdened taxpayers

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office has released reports on 11 school districts on Long Island, detailing strengths and weaknesses that auditors found in financial operations within each school system.


Related Topix: Garden City Park, NY, North Bellmore, NY, Bellmore, NY