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  1. Long Island hires and promotions: Brian Pritchard, South Oaks HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Brian Pritchard of East Rockaway has been promoted to associate executive director at South Oaks Hospital in Amityville. Photo Credit: Northwell Health Joanne Bentson of East Meadow has been hired as chief nursing officer.

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  2. Babylon Town highlights rail stations with historical markersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Newsday

    The blue-and-yellow signs will be installed at the Wyandanch, Pinelawn, Babylon, Lindenhurst, Copiague and Amityville LIRR stations, as well as at former rail stations in Deer Park and West Babylon. The LIRR station in Copiague is among eight current and former stations in Babylon Town that will be getting historical markers.

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  3. Babylon fire marshal says church's garden mulch is fire hazardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Newsday

    Christ Episcopal Church officials say the town's threat to remove most of the more than 2 feet of mulch at its rectory would destroy the permaculture method they use to grow fruits and vegetables for the needy. The Rev.

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  4. Lindenhurst board approves village's largest apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Newsday

    The decision rezones 7 acres to allow for a 260-unit multifamily residential complex proposed by Tritec Real Estate on East Hoffman Avenue. The Lindenhurst village board of trustees on Tuesday approved what will be the village's largest apartment complex, as residents demanded the approval be put to a public vote.

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  5. Babylon Town alters code to allow extra bedroom for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Newsday

    A project in Deer Park will be the first to benefit from the change, which also includes more parking space based on the number of bedrooms in a unit. The town board voted unanimously last Wednesday to approve adding "two bedroom" to the town's code on senior housing, which previously only allowed one-bedroom units.

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  6. New York should reform laws on criminal evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Newsday

    The 46-year-old, formerly from North Amityville, was looking at life in prison and already had served nearly six years for a 2010 fatal shooting before irregularities emerged about his prosecution. In February, a Suffolk County judge dismissed the case because the district attorney's office admitted that 45 items of crucial material, such as witness accounts and video from the case, had not been disclosed in a timely manner before Lawrence's trial.

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  7. His murder charges dismissed, LI man seeks to sue countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Newsday

    A former North Amityville man freed from prison in February after murder charges against him were thrown out gave notice that he intends to sue Suffolk County, its police department, and the district attorney's office. Lawrence, 46, who was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for a 2010 fatal shooting in North Amityville, filed a $20 million notice of claim against the county this week, alleging a host of wrongdoings, including false arrest, wrongful conviction, and false imprisonment.

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  8. Babylon bans use of e-cigarettes, vape pens in public parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Newsday

    The Town of Babylon bans the use of e-cigarettes and vape pens in public parks. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp The Babylon Town Board on Wednesday approved banning the use of e-cigarettes in public parks and also voted to limit stores that primarily sell such products to industrial areas of the town.

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  9. Tuesday vote on Lindenhurst rezoning plan postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Newsday

    A village vote on rezoning property near the Lindenhurst LIRR station was postponed until May 1. Photo Credit: Michael Dobie The Village of Lindenhurst has postponed a planned vote on an apartment complex that would be the largest project in the village's history. The village board of trustees had planned a special meeting Tuesday to vote on rezoning 7 acres across from the Lindenhurst Long Island Rail Road station from industrial and residential to Downtown Redevelopment District.

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  10. Long Island has become a musical desert for bands playing original materialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Newsday

    When rising stars Sunflower Bean launched their career in the basement of drummer Jacob Faber's mother's Glen Head home, their path was clear: Leave Long Island. It wasn't that long ago that Taking Back Sunday and Brand New led a thriving Long Island music scene that drew all sorts of record labels to Farmingdale and Amityville to sign new acts to deals.

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  11. Lindenhurst trustees to vote on transit-oriented housing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Newsday

    The board must approve a zone change to allow Tritec Real Estate to develop a 260-unit multifamily rental complex across from the LIRR station. The Lindenhurst Village Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Tuesday to vote on a proposed apartment complex that would be the biggest such development in the village.

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  12. Babylon Town inks new 10-year deal with garbage haulerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Newsday

    The Winter Bros. contract for commercial service will cost the town just over $3 million in 2018 and includes concessions and extra services totaling more than $3 million.

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  13. Colliers International LI honored for 'most ingenious deal of the year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Newsday

    The award was given to Colliers for its sale of the former Pall Corp. building at 25 Harbor Park Dr. in Port Washington to Kiss Nail Products Inc. for $30 million. Commercial real estate brokerage Colliers International Long Island took home the honor of arranging the "most ingenious deal of the year" at the annual awards dinner of the Association for a Better Long Island and the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society Wednesday night.

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  14. Five Long Island companies charged in NYC corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Newsday

    New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is seen in Washington, D.C., on March 1, 2016. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / NICHOLAS KAMM Five Long Island construction and engineering companies were indicted on corruption charges in separate schemes in New York City involving bribery, business fraud and political campaign contributions to officials in city agencies, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced Wednesday.

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  15. Taking Back Sunday's John Nolan plans to release 'Birthday Tour' live album and videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | Newsday

    John Nolan is closing out his "Birthday Tour" gigs with two final shows in Valley Stream April 28. Photo Credit: Invision / Amy Harris Oh, sure, fans loved getting the chance to see Nolan, the Baldwin native best known as guitarist-singer for Taking Back Sunday, perform songs from his Straylight Run days and his recent solo albums with a full band. And musically, it worked out so well, Nolan decided to capture the tour for a live album and a video he is releasing through Pledge Music.

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  16. Long Island hires and promotions: Julia Smith, Hope for Youth Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Newsday

    Julia Smith of Smithtown has been hired as director of finance and administration at Hope For Youth in Amityville Inc. Photo Credit: Julia Smith Julia Smith of Smithtown has been hired as director of finance and administration at Hope For Youth Inc. in Amityville. She was controller at the Long Island Association for AIDS Care Inc. in Hauppauge.

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  17. Metal detector installed in Lindenhurst Village CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Newsday

    Mohammad Ahmed walks through a metal detector at Lindenhurst Village Court on Wednesday, after the village received a state grant to upgrade security measures. The Village of Lindenhurst court this week unveiled a new metal detector, part of a slate of security improvements being implemented through a state grant.

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  18. Amityville holds 3 hearings related to transit-oriented zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Newsday

    Amityville Village Hall held a public hearing on its two-family house code on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Photo Credit: Steve Pfost The Village of Amityville held three back-to-back public hearings Monday night, all related to a proposal to create a transit-oriented zone.

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  19. Babylon Village proposes $11.2M budget with no tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Newsday

    The village board on Tuesday will vote on the budget, which projects a drop in workers comp and bond payments, but an increase in expenses, such as a new car for the mayor. The Babylon Village board of trustees will vote on the budget on Tuesday.

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  20. Walk this way: Lindenhurst to study getting around on footRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Newsday

    The village is using county funds to find ways to improve its walkability and connectivity in the downtown area, already a target for revitalization projects. The board of trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire Greenman-Pedersen Inc. of Babylon for an amount not to exceed $200,000 to conduct the study.

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