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  1. Nassau police seek 3 in cellphone store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Nassau police are looking for three suspects who they said burglarized a cellphone store in Baldwin early Tuesday morning, nabbing more than 100 mobile devices. Police said First Precinct officers responded to an alarm that went off at T-Mobile, located at 1199 Grand Ave. at 5 a.m. Tuesday and found a broken window and an open back door.

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  2. Kristin Ubaghs of Baldwin arrested; tried to use forged prescription, Nassau police saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    A Baldwin woman who Nassau police said tried to use a forged prescription at an Oceanside pharmacy earlier this month was arrested Monday evening. Kristin Ubaghs, 31, of 671 Arlington Ave., presented a forged prescription form at Levins Pharmacy, 364 Long Beach Rd., on March 19, detectives with the Narcotics Vice Bureau said.

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  3. Motorcyclist killed in crash on Sunrise Highway, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    The wreckage of a motorcycle rests in the westbound lanes of Sunrise Highway Saturday, June 27, 2015, after, police said, the motorcycle struck an auto on the passenger's side at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Central Avenue in Baldwin. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser The wreckage of a motorcycle rests in the westbound lanes of Sunrise Highway Saturday, June 27, 2015, after, police said, the motorcycle struck an auto on the passenger's side at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Central Avenue in Baldwin.

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  4. Police investigate single-vehicle crash in BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newsday

    A car struck a utility pole early Thursday, June 25, 2015, on Grand Avenue in Baldwin with such impact it not only snapped the pole -- but ripped the engine from the vehicle. Photo Credit: Paul Mazza A car struck a utility pole early Thursday, June 25, 2015, on Grand Avenue in Baldwin with such impact it not only snapped the pole -- but ripped the engine from the vehicle.

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  5. Disco returns at Long Island Nightclub ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newsday

    Jackie McCloy of Baldwin poses at the DJ booth at Zachary's in East Meadow, where he's one of the guest DJs at the club's disco reunion night, June 27, 2015. The evening is designed to take patrons back to the '70s, when disco clubs around Long Island were a mainstay for nightlife.

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  6. For three volunteers, helping out at a hospital is a half century of good workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newsday

    South Nassau Communities Hospital held a ceremony on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to honor Ruth Fortin, Jean Silvers and June Kane, hospital volunteers who have been working there for 50 years. South Nassau Communities Hospital held a ceremony on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to honor Ruth Fortin, Jean Silvers and June Kane, hospital volunteers who have been working there for 50 years.

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  7. Police: High woman drives wrong way on 2 parkways, collides with drunken man in vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Newsday

    A Baldwin woman drove the wrong way on both the Wantagh State Parkway and the Southern State Parkway early Saturday morning while high on drugs before she smashed into another vehicle -- whose driver was drunk and in possession of cocaine and opiate pills, State Police said. Authorities said Bianca Boursiquot, 20, drove a green Honda CR-V northbound in the southbound lanes of the Wantagh State... A Baldwin woman drove the wrong way on both the Wantagh State Parkway and the Southern State Parkway early Saturday morning while high on drugs before she smashed into another vehicle -- whose driver was drunk and in possession of cocaine and opiate pills, State Police said.

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  8. 'Leepu and Pitbull' a custom-car match made for TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Newsday

    History channel presents "Leepu ... Pitbull" Leepu is a world-renowned Bangladeshi car designer who has built a reputation for creating supercars out of old junkers. Steve "Pitbull" is a master mechanic who is obsessed with speed, engines and power.

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  9. 5 acts you can't miss at the annual Pirate Festival in West SayvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Newsday

    The Pirate Festival will take place at the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Like Mad Libs? Then you'll revel in the "The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told" at the annual Pirate Festival this weekend in West Sayville -- the show is half scripted and half improv, incorporating suggestions from the audience. "It makes for some really ridiculously funny stuff," says cast member Christopher Leidenfrost of Baldwin, who plays the captain.

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  10. Insurers reaped outsized profits from NY homeowners' policies, group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Newsday

    The Long Island Sound pounds homes in Southold, during Superstorm Sandy. Photo by Randee Daddona Photo Credit: Randee Daddona Despite catastrophic losses from superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene, property insurance companies have reaped profits in New York at rates more than double the national average in recent years, according to a study scheduled to be released Monday.

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  11. Police: Baldwin teen tossed bleach into counselor's faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Newsday

    A Baldwin teenager has been charged with assault after police said she threw bleach in a counselor's face at a social service agency on Friday afternoon. Liana Brown, 16, a resident at MercyFirst in Syosset, was reprimanded by a 53-year-old female counselor for taking another student's food about 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nassau police said.

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  12. Police: Girl, 16, threw bleach at counselor's face at MercyFirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    A 16-year-old girl from Baldwin has been charged with assault after Nassau police said she threw bleach at a counselor's face at a social service agency on Friday afternoon. Liana Brown, a resident at MercyFirst in Syosset, was reprimanded by a 53-year-old female counselor for taking another student's food on Friday about 4:45 p.m., police said.

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  13. Just Sayin': Mental health needs fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    Because of the emotional suffering I see with drug abuse and depression, I feel mental health issues have to be a higher priority. Mental health services are becoming harder to access, and I know this after speaking with mental health professionals.

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  14. Former Baldwin basketball star agrees to 3-year prison sentence for high-speed car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Newsday

    A car went over the guardrail and landed in the woods off the northbound Meadowbrook Parkway at Exit M6 for the Southern State Parkway in North Merrick on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp A car went over the guardrail and landed in the woods off the northbound Meadowbrook Parkway at Exit M6 for the Southern State Parkway in North Merrick on Saturday, March 1, 2014.

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  15. Baldwin officials look for stolen signRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Newsday

    Baldwin Chamber of Commerce officials are appealing for the quick return of the second welcome-to-the-community sign stolen in the past year. The disappearance of the 8-by-5-foot "Welcome to Beautiful Baldwin" -- taken earlier this month from Sunrise Highway between Darby Road and Croydon Drive -- coincided with the theft of plants from a community vegetable and flower garden that was started... Baldwin Chamber of Commerce officials are appealing for the quick return of the second welcome-to-the-community sign stolen in the past year.

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  16. David Taus arrested, stabbed man in neck with steak knife inside Baldwin bar, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau police charged a man with second-degree assault after they said he stabbed another man in the neck with a steak knife during an argument Thursday night inside a Baldwin bar. Haus and the victim, 48, argued inside the Oasis bar at 779 Brooklyn Ave., when he stabbed the man, police said.

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  17. Report: Nassau spending on minority- and women-owned business contracts downRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau County has reduced spending on contracts for minority- and women-owned businesses over the past three years, despite increased spending overall on contracts for public projects, according to a report by the legislative budget office. The declining numbers could put the county at risk of losing federal and state funding for projects that require local governments to hire a set percentage... Nassau County has reduced spending on contracts for minority- and women-owned businesses over the past three years, despite increased spending overall on contracts for public projects, according to a report by the legislative budget office.

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  18. Attacker sought in Baldwin bar stabbing, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Newsday

    A verbal argument led to a stabbing inside a Baldwin bar on Thursday that left the victim with a neck wound requiring stitches, police said. Nassau County police said investigators are searching for a suspect, described as being about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and in his 40s.

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  19. Teenager's message to father's killer at sentencing: Be the best dad you can beRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Newsday

    Olivia Mooney, 19, reacts after Cosmin Florea, of Baldwin, was sentenced in a plea deal to 2 1/2 to 7 years in prison for vehicular manslaughter at Nassau County Court in Mineola on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Mooney's father, Donald Mooney, of Lynbrook, was killed by Florea, who admitted to being drunk and under the influence of marijuana when the fatal-hit-and run occurred in Port Washington on Aug. 15, 2014.

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  20. Two Democrats in Nassau Legislature propose county land bank to buy up abandoned housesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Newsday

    Two Democrats in the Nassau County Legislature have proposed establishing a county land bank that they say could turn hundreds of abandoned houses into affordable homes. The bill's sponsors, Legis.

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