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  1. Malverne, West Hempstead residents say no to county executive's speed-camera planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | South Shore Record

    On social media, Malverne and West Hempstead residents reacted negatively to a plan that could return speed cameras to Nassau County school districts that request them. In August, County Executive Laura Curran proposed an opt-in program for the cameras, shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order restoring New York City's school speed camera program, which had expired because of inaction by state lawmakers.

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  2. Yet another 7-Eleven?: Island Park residents raise concerns about trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | South Shore Record

    On a three-mile stretch of road from Oceanside to Long Beach, motorists encounter four 7-Elevens. There's a fifth one on nearby Lawson Boulevard - and soon there will be a sixth, on Austin Boulevard, near the Long Beach Bridge, which has a number of residents concerned about increased traffic congestion.

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  3. Brooklyn man arrested for allegedly throwing rocks at cars at Lynbrook train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | South Shore Record

    A Brooklyn man was arrested in Lynbrook on Monday for allegedly throwing rocks at cars on Peninsula Boulevard from the village's Long Island Rail Road station platform. According to the Nassau County Police Department, Lynbrook police officers responded to a 911 call about the incident on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Upon arrival, the officers observed Titus Garcia, 30, on the south platform.

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  4. Court overturns Merrick church zoning decisionRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | South Shore Record

    The State Supreme Court on Aug. 28 reversed the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals' 2017 decision to allow the construction of a community center at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. The Board of Appeals, Judge Leonard Steinman found, used "fatally flawed" reasoning, without enough explanation, when it determined that the expansion would not significantly impact the environment.

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  5. Greenhead horseflies send Oceanside Pool patrons packingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | South Shore Record

    The greenhead horsefly, which are called horseflies because of their large size, typically live in or around salt marshes, which are essential to their breeding cycle. Female flies, after feeding on animal or human blood, mate with their male counterparts and lay the fertilized eggs on the reeds and tall grasses of the marshlands, and can lay anywhere from three to 400 eggs per blood meal.

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  6. Moving on after lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | South Shore Record

    Peter Brennan - Hauppauge Ronnie Gies - Merrick Joseph Hunter - South Hempstead Jonathon Ielpi - Great Neck Lt. Ronald Kerwin - Levittown Adam Rand - Bellmore Brian Sweeney - Merrick Timothy Welty - Yonkers Hazardous Materials Company One Dennis Carey -Wantagh Lt.

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  7. Hundreds honor 9/11 victims at Point Lookout serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | South Shore Record

    "My friend, Charlie, was an FDNY lieutenant. He had been retired, but he went down [to ground zero] with his Army truck, from Howard Beach into New York City, and he donated goods like water, supplies," said Toni Ioveno, of Bethpage, after she made an impression of the etched name of her late friend, Charles Noran, on a memorial wall at the Town of Hempstead 9/11 ceremony on Tuesday.

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  8. Hempstead Town to commemorate victims of Sept. 11 in sunrise memorial ceremony.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | South Shore Record

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen will be joined by police officers, firefighters and local clergy to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at Point Lookout Town Park Speakers will include FDNY Lt. John Fee and family members of the victims.

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  9. Oyster Fest launch party previews oyster samplingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | South Shore Record

    The 3rd annual Long Beach Oyster Fest is set to take place on Sept. 15, where guests can enjoy live music, beer, and oyster sampling.

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  10. New York American Water is leaking problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | South Shore Record

    Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D'Esposito was at the intersection of Cedar Lane and Elm Street on Friday and scolded the company on the state of the fire hydrants across Woodmere. The Woodmere Fire Department has been complaining about a lack of water pressure in the hydrants to since this past March, D'Esposito said.

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  11. Refunds from sewer tax error to be issued in October, Nassau County officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Residents of Rockville Centre, Freeport and several other villages in the Town of Hempstead are wondering when they will receive their tax refunds after an error on their tax bills cost many households as much as a few hundred dollars. Homeowners saw a hike of nearly 75 percent in their sewage disposal taxes, according to Karen Contino, press secretary for County Executive Laura Curran, amounting to a total increase of about $9.3 million.

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  12. Sean Murray appointed West Hempstead Middle School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | South Shore Record

    "Eagerness" and "excitement" are the words Sean Murray used to describe his feelings about becoming the new principal of West Hempstead Middle School. Murray, who was appointed on Aug. 24, had previously served as an administrator in the Long Beach School District for seven years.

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  13. Villages suing for $20 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | South Shore Record

    With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a $2.5 million notice of claim on June 1, and an amended claim for a minimum of $20 million on July 31, which included 11 other villages - Atlantic Beach, Bellerose, Cedarhurst, East Rockaway, Hempstead, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Lynbrook, South Floral Park, Valley Stream and Woodsburgh.

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  14. Is bipartisanship dead in the Town of Hempstead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | South Shore Record

    When Laura Gillen took the reins in January as the first Democratic supervisor in the Town of Hempstead in more than 100 years, residents, and even some members of the Republican-majority Town Board, expressed hope for a new era of cooperation and transparency. However, eight months after Gillen's first board meeting as supervisor, a number of the Rockville Centre Democrat's key reform initiatives are blocked even from debate by Republican board members, and accusations of political games fly from both sides almost weekly.

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  15. Police: Freeport man with AR-style rifle threatened to commit suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Freeport Police Department along with Nassau County police officers and officers from the Bureau of Special Operations, Marine Bureau, Emergency Service units and the Hostage Negotiation Team, responded to a suicide threat at Milburn Creek Boat Basin between Freeport and Baldwin on Aug. 19. At around 3 p.m. on Aug. 19, Milburn Creek Boat Basin, a county park between Freeport and Baldwin at North Ocean Avenue, was evacuated after police received alerts that Thomas Belajonas, 47, of According to Mayor Robert Kennedy, Belajonas threatened to commit suicide after a family dispute. During the negotiations, he agreed to surrender if an unnamed and off-duty Freeport Police officer responded.

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  16. East Atlantic Beach closed due to medical waste and other trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | South Shore Record

    The Town of Hempstead supervisor's office announced that the beach at East Atlantic Beach is closed until further notice, and Nassau County police are investigating "because there is a huge volume of syringes, medical and bathroom waste washing up." Officials said they do not know the source of the debris, but it appears that someone "dumped bathroom garbage and medical waste in some volume."

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  17. Beechwood looks to build senior community on Emanu-El parcel in East MeadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Beechwood Homes, a Jericho-based real estate developer, is looking to build a 104-unit, age-restricted condominium complex at the former site of Temple Emanu-El on Merrick Avenue. If the project is approved, it could generate over $1 million in annual property taxes for the school district and town.

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  18. Franklin Square shelter is a haven amid a sea of turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Stepping through the security door at the former Franklin Square convent of St. Catherine of Sienna, visitors would never suppose from the peaceful atmosphere and immaculate surroundings that they were entering a hotbed of controversy. But neither hardwood floors, crystal chandeliers nor baskets of fresh snacks are sufficient to divert attention from the ongoing legal wrangle between the shelter's current leaseholder, Broken But Not Destroyed Corp.; the shelter's ultimate landlord, the Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre; and members of the local community and the parish of St. Catherine's.

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  19. Prominent Five Towns dentist is killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | South Shore Record

    Woodmere-based endodontist John Santopolo played a large role in the merger of the Woodmere Merchants Association and Hewlett Business Association. Dr. John Santopolo, left, and Joseph Gelb formally announced the merger of the Woodmere Merchants Association and the Hewlett Business Association that formed the Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association at a dinner at the Woodmere Club on Nov. 10, 2011.

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  20. Customers say New York American Water is all wetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | South Shore Record

    More than 430 customer complaints have been logged by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky's office as of Aug. 3, on the issue of exponentially higher water bills and poor response to the problem from New York American Water . An investigation by the New York State Public Service Commission has been launched about the higher rates.

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