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41 min ago | Patch.com

Cops: Hicksville Man Placed Fake Orders to Fire Departments, Paid Commission

Nassau County police say Michael F. Arbassio, 57, worked as a salesperson for Hicksville-based Camponil Electronics and Chemicals.

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Related Topix: Hicksville, NY

41 min ago | Newsday

Nassau school zone speed cameras prepped for relaunch

On Tuesday, Nassau County will launch the next chapter in its school speed-camera program when 23 of the county's 56 districts open for the fall semester.

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Related Topix: Woodbury, NY, Opinion

4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Three Arrested after Shots Fired in Freeport

August 29, 2014 - The First Squad reports the details of three arrests for Criminal Possession of a Firearm that occurred on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 1:00 am in Freeport .

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Related Topix: Freeport, NY, Hempstead, NY

4 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: 3 arrested in Freeport after gun tossed from window of fleeing U-Haul

Two men and one woman were arrested early Friday after fleeing a shots-fired scene in Freeport in a U-Haul truck and tossing a handgun out the window during a police pursuit, police said.

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Related Topix: Freeport, NY, Hempstead, NY

8 hrs ago | Newsday

Cuomo running mate endorsed by Asian-American leaders in fight against Wu

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: Asian-American, Mineola, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Grace Meng, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

14 hrs ago | Newsday

Cops: 3 suspects sought in East Meadow machete robbery

In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd SB between CR-16/Portion Rd and before I-495/Long Island Expy In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd SB between CR-16/Portion Rd and before I-495/Long Island Expy In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd NB after I-495/Long Island Expy and before CR-16/Portion Rd In ... (more)

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Related Topix: East Meadow, NY, Holtsville, NY, Mount Sinai, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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