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  1. AAA predicts the most Labor Day weekend travelers since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    More than 35 million Americans are planning a Labor Day getaway -- the greatest number of travelers for the September holiday since 2008 -- and most of them will be driving, according to the AAA. AAA Northeast's recently released getaway forecast said the 35.5 million expected to travel 50 miles or more for the extended weekend marks a 1 percent increase from last year Labor Day holiday weekend.... More than 35 million Americans are planning a Labor Day getaway -- the greatest number of travelers for the September holiday since 2008 -- and most of them will be driving, according to the AAA.

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  2. An inside look at Newsday through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    For 75 years, Newsday has been keeping Long Islanders updated on the latest news from Nassau, Suffolk and beyond. But that news doesn't write itself.

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  3. Facts about supermarkets on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Newsday

    The answers to those questions, and more, are listed here. Enjoy our list of facts about supermarkets in the region you didn't know.

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  4. Teacher sues former frat brother, says he suffered injuries in drunken attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    A Hicksville elementary teacher claimed in a suit filed in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday that he suffered broken teeth, a broken nose and an orbital fracture in a drunken attack by a former fraternity brother in a Manhattan hotel. Albert Williamson, 41, said he and Alfredo Castellanos, 44, identified as a Las Vegas doctor, were frat brothers at SUNY Cortland in the 1990s.

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  5. Island Park awarded $1.8M in federal funds for post-Sandy drainageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Island Park will receive $1.8 million to kick-start a $40 million storm drainage project planned to overhaul the village. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced the funding Tuesday with Rep. Kathleen Rice as the start of a major storm drainage plan, designed to safeguard the village in the event of another natural disaster like superstorm Sandy in 2012.... Island Park will receive $1.8 million to kick-start a $40 million storm drainage project planned to overhaul the village.

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  6. Show us a hero, Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    A sign advertises a pending residential real estate sale in Framingham, Mass. The National Association of Realtors said the number of signed contracts to buy U.S. homes rose in March.

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  7. Eight new high-end stores coming to Roosevelt FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Kate Spade New York will open a store in Roosevelt Field mall's new Neiman Marcus luxury wing this month. This store is in Palo Alto, Calif.

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  8. Pizza Smackdown semifinals: All in the familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    We're getting down to the wire here, the semifinals of Newsday's Pizza Smackdown. It's Massa's vs. Grimaldi's, Prince Umberto's vs. King Umberto.

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  9. Nassau: STOP-DWI enforcement initiative in effect this Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Newsday

    Police departments all over Nassau County will be cracking down on drunken drivers this Labor Day weekend, county officials announced Tuesday. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Police departments all over Nassau County will be cracking down on drunken drivers this Labor Day weekend, county officials announced Tuesday.

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  10. Robert Weschler, taught at Waldorf School for 60 years, dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Newsday

    Robert Weschler for decades taught hundreds of students at the Waldorf School of Garden City that the best ways of "getting your hands into the dirt" was through his classes of gardening, woodworking and physical education, said his son Bruce Weschler. Known as "Wesch" to his students, Weschler, of Wantagh, died Aug. 15 at his son's home in Kernersville, North Carolina.

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  11. Life's WORC fundraising walk for autism hits a new stride -- virtuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Newsday

    Life's WORC, an agency that usually holds an annual fundraising walk for autism and other intellectual challenges at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, is holding the walk in "virtuality" for the first time this year. "We used to have an actual event, walking through Eisenhower Park, raising money in August through participants or sponsors; but still most of the money raised came through the... Life's WORC, an agency that usually holds an annual fundraising walk for autism and other intellectual challenges at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, is holding the walk in "virtuality" for the first time this year.

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  12. Gasoline franchise owner says lower prices still bring big moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Newsday

    Bolla Oil Corp. president and CEO Harry Singh outside his Bolla Market convenience store in Garden City. Photo Credit: Will Cadena Gasoline is a dollar a gallon cheaper than last year, but there's still plenty of money to be made selling it.

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  13. A neighborhood kid brings out the best in my teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Newsday

    In all of my 40 years of coaching, not one of the kids who played for me ever made it to the pros. I was 18 when my dad asked me to coach my sister's village recreation soccer team in Garden City.

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  14. Agency tries "virtual" fundraising campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    Life's WORC, an agency that usually holds an annual fundraising walk for autism and other intellectual challenges at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, is holding the walk in "virtuality" for the first time this year. "We used to have an actual event, walking through Eisenhower Park, raising money in August through participants or sponsors; but still most of the money raised came through the... Life's WORC, an agency that usually holds an annual fundraising walk for autism and other intellectual challenges at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, is holding the walk in "virtuality" for the first time this year.

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  15. Rice to address new students at Adelphi on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    Then-Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice outside the Nassau County Court in Mineola on June 6, 2014. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Rep. Kathleen Rice will welcome incoming students and their parents in a keynote address at the matriculation ceremony at Adelphi University on Sunday, according to a news release issued by her office.

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  16. 2 Nassau Jewish nonprofits each receiving $75G in federal funds for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newsday

    Two Nassau County Jewish community organizations are getting $75,000 each in federal funding for security enhancements, the office of Rep. Kathleen Rice said. Congregation Aish Kodesh in Woodmere and the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Merrick each will receive funds through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Nonprofit Security Grant Program, which provides money for security enhancements... Two Nassau County Jewish community organizations are getting $75,000 each in federal funding for security enhancements, the office of Rep. Kathleen Rice said.

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  17. Roadsnacks: Long Island rules on top 10 snob listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    The top 10 snobbiest places in New York? Well, seven of them are on Long Island. Who da thunk it? Garden City is No.

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  18. Kate Spade store opening in Roosevelt Field mall next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    This photo shows a look inside Kate Spade New York's Palo Alto store. Kate Spade New York will open a store in Roosevelt Field mall's new Neiman Marcus luxury wing next week, Sept.

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  19. Protesters say county fails on promise to provide interpretersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Newsday

    Nassau County agencies and its police department are failing to provide interpreters to immigrant constituents two years after adopting language-access policies guaranteeing better access, advocates and residents said at a protest Tuesday in Garden City. About two dozen demonstrators, among them immigrants and leaders of advocacy groups, marched about a mile from county government offices... Nassau County agencies and its police department are failing to provide interpreters to immigrant constituents two years after adopting language-access policies guaranteeing better access, advocates and residents said at a protest Tuesday in Garden City.

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  20. Valley Stream North teachers file harassment claim against department chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Newsday

    John Brennan and Alphonso Daddino, two social studies teachers at Valley Stream North High School who say they were sexually harassed by their former department head, Cecilia Sanossian, for five years, have filed a complaint with the New York State Division of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the district failed to protect them. John Brennan and Alphonso Daddino, two social studies teachers at Valley Stream North High School who say they were sexually harassed by their former department head, Cecilia Sanossian, for five years, have filed a complaint with the New York State Division of Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the district failed to protect them.

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