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  1. Nassau DA drops robbery, theft charges against Holtsville man who had claimed innocenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    Carjacking, robbery and theft charges were dropped Tuesday against a Holtsville man after a new suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with an April crime spree involving four CVS stores in Nassau, prosecutors said. David Melis, 59, had all along insisted Nassau police had wrongly charged him in an April 22 incident at the East Rockaway CVS, where police said he struggled with employees... Carjacking, robbery and theft charges were dropped Tuesday against a Holtsville man after a new suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with an April crime spree involving four CVS stores in Nassau, prosecutors said.

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  2. East Rockaway student adopted from Russian orphanage experiences first promRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newsday

    East Rockaway High School junior Arthur McCormack, 16, is joined by his sister, Elizabeth, 19, and parents, Bob and Pat, at a pre-prom party hosted by the community on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Tara Conry East Rockaway High School junior Arthur McCormack, 16, is joined by his sister, Elizabeth, 19, and parents, Bob and Pat, at a pre-prom party hosted by the community on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.

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  3. Long Island schools' donkey basketball traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Newsday

    Long Beach High School students try to steer their donkeys while playing basketball in a photo in the Class of 1950's yearbook. Imagine you're playing basketball and you're on a breakaway, charging to the net, but all of a sudden the donkey you're riding decides to stop and sit down.

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  4. Oceanside sanitation board member vows to recoup $800G in retirement paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Newsday

    East Rockaway attorney John M. Mannone, newly elected to the Oceanside Sanitation Board No. 7, said he wants to recoup $800,000 in retirement payments to a set of father and son former board members.

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  5. Ceremony to honor art, essay winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    Assemb. Brian Curran plans to recognize student winners of his fourth annual Flag Day Art and Essay contest at the village's Greis Park on Sunday.

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  6. Swiss Tavern in Lynbrook closes after more than 75 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Newsday

    Lynbrook has bid farewell to the 75-year-old Swiss Tavern, and a new tavern and resaurant with a modern mindset has moved in. The longtime institution started life around 1940 as a tavern and gathering spot that only served food at local club meetings.

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  7. Donna Romero-Flores of Oceanside arrested; wrote company checks to herself, Nassau police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Newsday

    An Oceanside woman was arrested Monday and charged with writing personal checks to herself for more than $220,000 from her East Rockaway employer starting in January 2014 until late last month, Nassau police said. Donna Romero-Flores, 54, of 100 Daly Blvd., was charged with grand larceny in the second degree after she was arrested at her home, police said.

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  8. Most Nassau contracts like the one in Skelos probe don't go to lowest bidder, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau County awards more than three-quarters of its specialty contracts -- the type central to the federal corruption case against state Sen. Dean Skelos and his son, Adam -- to companies that don't submit the lowest bids, records show. Since the approval in July 2013 of a $12 million agreement with AbTech Industries -- which employed Adam Skelos as a consultant -- 36 of 45 comparable pacts... Nassau County awards more than three-quarters of its specialty contracts -- the type central to the federal corruption case against state Sen. Dean Skelos and his son, Adam -- to companies that don't submit the lowest bids, records show.

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  9. Auction of Sandy-damaged houses garners $22 million for state, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Newsday

    Hundreds of hopeful bidders crowded the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, as homes damaged by superstorm Sandy were offered at auction. The homes, in communities such as Bellmore, East Rockaway and Island Park, had been bought by the state's New York Rising program.

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  10. Buyers snap up all 81 Sandy-damaged houses at Hauppauge auction in three hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Hundreds of hopeful bidders crowded the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, as homes damaged by superstorm Sandy were offered at auction. The homes, in communities such as Bellmore, East Rockaway and Island Park, had been bought by the state's New York Rising program.

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  11. Cops: East Rockaway man who robbed bank caught hours after holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau County police released a surveillance photo of a man suspected of robbing a Capital One bank branch in East Rockaway on Monday, May 18, 2015. The suspect, identified as Robert Land, 40, of East Rockaway, was arrested hours later at his home just blocks from the bank, police said.

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  12. After years in the wings, Santino is Republicans' Hempstead supervisor pickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Newsday

    Tony Santino was nominated by Nassau Republicans to run for Hempstead Town supervisor on May 6, 2015. Photo Credit: Johnny Milano For more than two decades, Tony Santino in large measure has been the voice of the Nassau Republican Committee as its spokesman.

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  13. Possible candidates emerge for Hempstead supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Newsday

    The Town of Hempstead has to elect a new supervisor for the first time in 12 years, since Kate Murray is leaving to run for district attorney. Hempstead Senior Councilman Anthony Santino, who has coveted the GOP nomination for 20 years, was nominated Wednesday night during the Nassau County Republican Convention.

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  14. At 40, Mothers' Centers expand their mission and embrace a new name: Mom-mentumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Newsday

    A group of participants at a Mother's Center discussion group in East Rockaway, Monday, April 27, 2015. Left to right adults - Paola Canorio, Amber Tobia, Geri Liguori, Karen Buckley , Andreia Davies and Laurie Schmitt.

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  15. Holtsville man stole from CVS four times in eight days, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newsday

    A Holtsville man who allegedly shoplifted razors from an East Rockaway CVS last week and carjacked a vehicle to get away, has been arrested and charged with stealing from CVS stores a total of four times in eight days, Nassau police said Monday. David Melis, 59, of 739 Waverly Avenue, was arrested Friday in front of his home in connection with the April 22 CVS robbery and carjacking and thefts... A Holtsville man who allegedly shoplifted razors from an East Rockaway CVS last week and carjacked a vehicle to get away, has been arrested and charged with stealing from CVS stores a total of four times in eight days, Nassau police said Monday. 1 comment

  16. Man flees in stolen car in East Rockaway following robbery, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Newsday

    A man who fled after he was seen shoplifting in a East Rockaway CVS Wednesday afternoon then drove off with a car he stole from a woman getting into the vehicle, Nassau police said. According to Fourth Squad detectives, the man was in the CVS at 488 Ocean Ave. when he was observed shoplifting merchandise.

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  17. Sandy insurance settlements won't make homeowners wholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Newsday

    Gail Mero on the front porch of her home, which was completely destroyed by superstorm Sandy, in East Rockaway, Monday, March 23, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Gail Mero on the front porch of her home, which was completely destroyed by superstorm Sandy, in East Rockaway, Monday, March 23, 2015.

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  18. FEMA again denies funds for ocean outfall pipe at Bay Park sewage plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Newsday

    Digestor tanks at the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant in East Rockaway. At right is a 60-foot high gas sphere, seen here on March 9, 2011.

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  19. Nassau may move to lease sewer system to private investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Newsday

    Digestor tanks at the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant in East Rockaway. At right is a 60-foot high gas sphere.

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  20. Nassau police seek East Rockaway bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Newsday

    Nassau police are looking for a man in a Burberry-type scarf who robbed an East Rockaway bank Tuesday afternoon. Robbery Squad detectives said a man wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, black pants and what resembled the British luxury clothing brand's signature black, red and beige plaid cashmere scarf walked into the Capital One Bank at 115 Main St. and verbally demanded money from a teller... Nassau police are looking for a man in a Burberry-type scarf who robbed an East Rockaway bank Tuesday afternoon.

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