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3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Garden City, NY

7 hrs ago | Newsday

Nassau: Mosquito spraying set for five communities

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


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

9 hrs ago |

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.


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

10 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Massapequa, NY

14 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago |

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.


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

Tue Aug 26, 2014


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.


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 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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Drugs


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.


Related Topix: Wantagh, NY, Holbrook, NY

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.


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


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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mangano: Police Launch Aggressive Investigation into Bias Crime in Roosevelt

An aggressive investigation by the Nassau County Police Department is underway after a swastika and racially biased statement were found painted on a U.S Post Office building in Roosevelt, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said Monday.


Related Topix: Roosevelt, NY

Guz Nuzzolese of Port Washington to receive Theodore Roosevelt Council's W.D. Boyce Award

August 25, 2014 - The Theodore Roosevelt Council serves over 10,000 youth and 3,500 adult volunteers in Nassau County.


Related Topix: Port Washington, NY


Freeport man, owner of 13 pit bulls who died in garage fire, pleads guilty to animal fighting

Anthony Reddick, 53, of Freeport, right, is led out Mineola Police Headquarters on Sunday, March 2, 2014, for arraignment in Nassau County First District Court on felony charges after police say 13 pit bulls were found dead in a garage that went on fire.


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


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


Cops: 3 arrested after attempt to sell stolen jewelry for drugs

Two men and a woman were arrested Sunday in connection with a case involving drug possession, theft and harassment, Nassau County police said.


Related Topix: Roslyn Heights, NY, Mineola, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Police Investigating Swastika Painted Near Roosevelt Post Office

August 24, 2014 - According to detectives, First Precinct officers responded to a report of a swastika and a racially bias statement painted in white on the rear of the U.S. Post Office located on Mollineaux Place.


South Shore Record

Loss of bus service angers parents

The Lawrence School District held a town hall-style meeting on Monday, at which parents vented their frustration over the loss of busing for their children.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Inwood, NY, Atlantic Beach, NY, Hicksville, NY