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Artie Jackson, 48, of Hempstead, is accused of raping a woman at her East Garden City home during a power outage after Superstorm Sandy, Nassau County prosecutors say. Artie Jackson, 48, of Hempstead, is accused of raping a woman at her East Garden City home during a power outage after Superstorm Sandy, Nassau County prosecutors say.
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Nassau County police officers investigate at a burglary scene in New Hyde Park on Aug. 14, 2013, after a police officer was shot. Nassau County police officers investigate at a burglary scene in New Hyde Park on Aug. 14, 2013, after a police officer was shot.
Bical Chevrolet in Valley Stream has received tax breaks from Nassau County to reburbish its showroom and other buildings. We shouldn't call them "tax breaks."
Speed cameras will begin operating Monday in five new school districts, bringing Nassau County's total to 23 fixed and mobile camera locations as it continues its rollout of the controversial new program. John Marks, executive director of Nassau's Traffic and Parking Violations Agency, said the cameras will come online methodically each week, after first ensuring that proper signage is in... Speed cameras will begin operating Monday in five new school districts, bringing Nassau County's total to 23 fixed and mobile camera locations as it continues its rollout of the controversial new program.
A New Jersey man was arrested and charged with violating Leandra's Law early Sunday morning after he drove while intoxicated with his young daughter in the car, Nassau County police said. Carlos F. Araujo-Gomez, 44, of Jersey City, was driving a 2010 Mercedes sport utility vehicle in the westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway at 5:45 a.m. when police said he was seen swerving out of... A New Jersey man was arrested and charged with violating Leandra's Law early Sunday morning after he drove while intoxicated with his young daughter in the car, Nassau County police said.
Town of Pomfret, Fredonia Central School and city of Dunkirk officials met earlier this month in Fredonia to discuss the ramification of revaluation. Pomfret's last assessment was done in 1974.
Republican State Senate candidate Michael Venditto has released a new ad attacking his opponent, Democrat David Denenberg, for a 2005 arrest and conviction for a misdemeanor election law violation. Denenberg pleaded guilty to falsely certifying that he had witnessed eight people sign a nominating petition in June 2003 for his bid to be elected a Democratic committeeman.
From left, Anna D'Amaro of Island Park holds a sign beside Nassau County Legis. Dave Denenberg and Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, during a press conference on Sandy relief at Venetian Shores Park in Lindenhurst Saturday, Sept.
A crime scene investigator probes criminal mischief to a sign at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess at 36 Southdown Road in Huntington where damage to the sign was discovered around 12:20 p.m. A crime scene investigator probes criminal mischief to a sign at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnessess at 36 Southdown Road in Huntington where damage to the sign was discovered around 12:20 p.m. Suffolk County police say they have investigated 236 hate crimes since the start of 2012, about 74 percent more than in Nassau County during the same time period, records show. Suffolk documented 87 hate crimes last year, down from 111 in 2012 -- the year Suffolk recorded the second highest number of bias crimes of any county in the state.
With September being National Courtesy Month, the time to reflect on personal behavior and the treatment of others is right now. With lifestyles that are only growing increasingly busy, it's often difficult to take a step back and think about the importance of each and every member of society.
Regardless of your heritage, you've celebrated Irish Day in Long Beach in October. Everyone is Irish not once, but twice a year in Long Beach, with a typical crowd of about 20,000 spectators at the 24-year-old tradition.
As a fitness coach and a mother, Melissa Monteforte of Locust Valley knows how important it is to stay healthy, and how difficult it can be for women to make themselves, and their health, a priority. Wanting to help women take charge and feel more in control, she organized the Fit & Healthy Mamas Annual 5K run, now in its third year, which will take place on "I felt like running was the best outlet when I became a mother; it's such a great way to get fit and feel healthy and I wanted to share that with other moms," says Monteforte, 31. "I wanted women to feel celebrated, no matter their fitness level, and to put their health first."
Whether you have a daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, cousin or just a great friend, the girl in your life needs Girl Scouting and Girl Scouts of Nassau County needs you! There are 800 girls currently looking for a Troop to be formed. For every Troop, there a needs for a Troop leader, a volunteer, a role model for each and every Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadet, Senior and Ambassador from whom to learn new skills and learn something special about themselves.
A Nassau County judge will temporarily hold off on letting a drunken driving suspect take back her guilty plea in a case where he found the district attorney's office withheld evidence that a device used to test the woman's blood-alcohol content was contaminated. In July, Nassau County Court Judge Colin O'Donnell found that prosecutors knew an Intoxilyzer machine - a device used to measure a person's blood-alcohol content in DWI cases - was contaminated before 26-year-old Jonna Kull pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
Bronx resident Claude Bird, a 42-year-old Jamaican national, is scheduled to go on trial Monday in Mineola on six armed robbery counts. In this photo released Monday, May 17, 2010 by the Nassau County Police Department, he is shown in photos from 1993, left, and from his mug shot after being arrested.
Today, United Water -- a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, the world's largest pure environmental services company -- signed a 20-year contract agreement with officials of Nassau County, N.Y., to operate, manage and maintain the county's wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers. The system handles the sewage from 1.2 million people on Long Island and treats it for disposal into environmentally-sensitive estuaries.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:25 pm
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