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  1. Angelo J. Ferrara, ex-North Hempstead finance official, sues town, claims discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newsday

    Angelo Ferrara, 66, of Floral Park, met with the media at lawyer Thomas F. Liotti's Garden City Office, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to announce a lawsuit against his former employer, the Town of North Hempstead, for alleged age, sex, and ethnic discrimination. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein Angelo Ferrara, 66, of Floral Park, met with the media at lawyer Thomas F. Liotti's Garden City Office, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to announce a lawsuit against his former employer, the Town of North Hempstead, for alleged age, sex, and ethnic discrimination.

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  2. Federal court cancels hearing on Billy Dean strip club suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A federal court has canceled a hearing set for Wednesday for the Billy Dean's strip club lawsuit against the Town of Hempstead. William Stephen Dean and his company Green 2009 Inc. sued the town in August as town officials attempted to block Dean from opening a cabaret in Wantagh.

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  3. 2 arrested in Roosevelt chain-snatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A witness followed two suspects in a Roosevelt robbery and then pointed out one of them to responding officers, Nassau County police said Wednesday. First Squad detectives said they arrested both men, Maliq Stevenson, 18, and Raishaun Wiggins, 16, on second-degree robbery charges as suspects in the robbery and assault of a man early Monday in front of a supermarket.

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  4. Roosevelt parolee arrested on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    Marcus Wheeler, 25, of Roosevelt, was arrested early Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home and charged with criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD Marcus Wheeler, 25, of Roosevelt, was arrested early Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home and charged with criminal possession of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

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  5. No to cameras should not mean yes to speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    The death of Nassau's school-zone speed cameras should not be a signal for speeding even faster near schools, or anywhere else on county roads. On the contrary, Nassau now has an opportunity -- no, make that an obligation -- to build from what Norma Gonsalves, the legislature's presiding officer, called "a well-intentioned piece of legislation that turned sour."

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  6. Dodenhuff Green, pastor in Uniondale, Hempstead, dies at 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    Rev. Dr. Dodenhuff Green, a well-known pastor in the Uniondale and Hempstead areas, died Dec. 6, 2014. He was 99. Photo Credit: Handout Rev.

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  7. Mary Jane Genovese, 23-year librarian in East Meadow, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    Mary Jane Genovese passed away on Oct. 8 at the age of 71. She was a children's Librarian at East Meadow Public library for over 20 years. Photo Credit: Handout Mary Jane Genovese passed away on Oct. 8 at the age of 71. She was a children's Librarian at East Meadow Public library for over 20 years.

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  8. Austin Soldano, driver who fatally struck Zachary Ranftle, 12, offers to pay for boy's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Newsday

    The driver who struck and killed 12-year-old Zachary Ranftle as he walked to school last week is devastated by the child's death and wants to pay for his funeral costs, the driver's lawyer said Monday. Austin Soldano, 29, of Seaford, who police said was driving on a suspended license when he hit Zachary Thursday morning in Valley Stream, appeared briefly Monday in First District Court in Hempstead.... The driver who struck and killed 12-year-old Zachary Ranftle as he walked to school last week is devastated by the child's death and wants to pay for his funeral costs, the driver's lawyer said Monday.

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  9. North Hempstead village mayors map strategies for sharing services, cutting costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Newsday

    Sharing services such as road repaving and fuel purchases were among strategies mulled by six village mayors, who met in East Hills last week to discuss ways to make homeowners eligible for the state's new property tax rebate. Sharing services such as road repaving and fuel purchases were among strategies mulled by six village mayors, who met in East Hills last week to discuss ways to make homeowners eligible for the state's new property tax rebate.

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  10. Freeport man charged in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Newsday

    Scoca is charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree possession of a dangerous weapon. He was to be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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  11. Dozens rally for peace and justice in HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newsday

    People stand listening to speakers during a rally at Hempstead Village Hall on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. The rally mirrored the "Justice for All" march in Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: Kristy Leibowitz People stand listening to speakers during a rally at Hempstead Village Hall on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.

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  12. Police: Man shot in Hempstead; 2 suspects in car soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newsday

    Nassau County police are looking for two suspects involved in the shooting of a 26-year-old man in Hempstead early Saturday. Detectives said the victim was walking on Linden Avenue about 3:42 a.m. when he was approached by a male and female in a black vehicle.

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  13. Congregation Beth Israel in Hempstead reopens a year after fire tore through synagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newsday

    Rabbi Michael Eisenstein stands with town leaders during a ribbon cutting of the Beth Israel rededication ceremony on Dec. 7, 2014. Photo Credit: Johnny Milano Rabbi Michael Eisenstein stands with town leaders during a ribbon cutting of the Beth Israel rededication ceremony on Dec. 7, 2014.

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  14. Editorial: Some Long Island mayors heed the rebate nudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Newsday

    Mayors from six villages in the Town of North Hempstead have begun discussions on how they can save money -- together. The leaders of East Hills, Flower Hill, Old Westbury, Roslyn, Roslyn Estates and Roslyn Harbor met Thursday night with town and state officials to talk about sharing such expenses as paving roads and buying salt, fuel and computers.

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  15. West Hempstead man gets 20 years to life for 2012 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    A West Hempstead man who beat an acquaintance to death during an argument was sentenced Thursday to 20 years to life in prison, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice's office said. Bruny Fenelon, 32, was also sentenced by Nassau County Court Judge Tammy Robbins to 5 years of post-release supervision.

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  16. John King served New York wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. at a press conference in Albany on Feb. 10, 2014. Photo Credit: Philip Kamrass John B. King Jr.'s tenure as head of the state Education Department wasn't perfect, but he was an impassioned and effective advocate for higher standards and better education, and he will be missed.

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  17. Flooded Yes We Can Center prompts North Hempstead to focus on storm resiliencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Judi Bosworth, Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead, speaks at the Town of North Hempstead inaugural ceremony on Jan. 5, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan Judi Bosworth, Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead, speaks at the Town of North Hempstead inaugural ceremony on Jan. 5, 2014.

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  18. Jets' season tough on broadcaster Marty Lyons, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Former Jets defensive tackle and Jets radio analyst Marty Lyons speaks during his Ring of Honor ceremony at MetLife Stadium on Oct. 13, 2013. Photo Credit: Jets Sure, this is a difficult time to be with the Jets, even for a guy holding a microphone rather than an offensive guard's jersey.

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  19. Police: Hempstead traffic stop leads to weapon, robbery and burglary chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    A traffic stop led to the arrest of three Nassau men who police said are responsible for a series of crimes, including burglary, robbery and forgery, that took place in November. Police said a weapon was recovered during the stop, which was conducted at 12:40 a.m. Wednesday by Bureau of Special... A traffic stop led to the arrest of three Nassau men who police said are responsible for a series of crimes, including burglary, robbery and forgery, that took place in November.

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  20. Parolee faces murder charge after authorities link him to deadly carjacking attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Newsday

    A parolee is facing a first-degree murder charge after authorities said ballistics evidence they developed after his arrest on a gun charge linked the weapon to a deadly carjacking attempt in Hempstead this summer. Tayquan Clark, 22, of Roosevelt, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges in an indictment that included a count of second-degree murder, along with robbery and weapon charges.

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