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1 hr ago | Newsday

6 Nassau beaches closed on Labor Day due to runoff

Six Nassau County beaches were closed to bathing on Monday due to storm water runoff, according to the county's health department.

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Related Topix: Laurel Hollow, NY, Hempstead, NY, Sea Cliff, NY

5 hrs ago | Newsday

Twenty years later, alleged bank robber to stand trial in Nassau

Two decades after what police believe was the biggest bank heist in Nassau County history, one of the suspects is expected to go on trial Tuesday in a Mineola courtroom.

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Related Topix: Prison, Mineola, NY

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CNN

Nassau County Man Victim Police Brutality & D.A. Prosecutor Misconduct

Nassau County resident arrested for robbery on way to Office w/ his fiancee, then charged w/ Assaulting 2 cops & obstruction at police headquarter, running red light, not signaling, and DWI.

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Related Topix: Elmont, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Franklin Square, NY

Newsday

Judge: Part of Breitkopf friendly fire lawsuit can proceed

Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf, 40, of the elite Bureau of Special Operations, was shot and killed March 12, 2011 after responding to a report of a masked man running through a Massapequa Park neighborhood with knives, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Massapequa Park, NY, Selden, NY, Islip, NY, Central Islip, NY

NBC New York

I-Team: Father Faults Judge for Son's Heroin Overdose

Some of the biggest battles in the war on addition are fought in the New York's drug courts -- but the I-Team found some courts are effectively banning an accepted form of addiction treatment in one jurisdiction.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

NewsLI.com

Nassau Police Charge Yonkers Man, Daniel Toone, with Robbery from...

The Nassau County Police Department has arrested a Yonkers man for a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Jericho.

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Related Topix: Yonkers, NY

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Those early, magical days of the British Invasion live on in the Tribute's authentic recreation of the pre-Sgt.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Westbury, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

South Shore Record

Video: Biking the Ocean Parkway

On Aug. 22, Herald Senior Editor Scott Brinton, Editor Andrew Hackmack and intern Brian Stieglitz cycled the Wantagh Parkway bike trail down to the Ocean Parkway to Tobay Beach.

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Related Topix: Wantagh, NY, Seaford, NY, Massapequa, NY, Freeport, NY

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

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

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

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

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

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

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