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  1. LIRR: Ronkonkoma Branch changes for January weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Newsday

    The Long Island Rail Road is replacing trains between Ronkonkoma and Hicksville with buses beginning this weekend and continuing on weekends through January. For westbound customers, travelers at the Ronkonkoma through Bethpage stations will need to board buses that go to Hicksville then transfer to westbound LIRR trains, the rail said in a service change notice.

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  2. LIRR: Two branches delayed due to signal problems, broken railRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Newsday

    East and westbound delays for the Long Island Rail Road's Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches are averaging 15 minutes due to a broken rail and signal problems near Westbury, a railroad spokeswoman said on Thursday evening. The railroad advised passengers to take the 6:35 p.m. train from Penn Station to Hicksville, which would be extended to Huntington, after canceling the 6:30 p.m. train to Huntington due to the broken rail.

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  3. Amityville teen who had stolen car caught after chase, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Newsday

    An Amityville teen ran from a stolen vehicle late Monday night in Hicksville, but she was caught after an air and ground police response, Nassau authorities said. A Second Precinct officer had been following a Nissan, reported stolen earlier on Monday, when Anyelina Rodriguez, 16, and a female passenger, also 16, bailed out of the vehicle just after 10:40 p.m. near Route 106 and Salisbury Drive, police said.

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  4. Oyster Bay board to vote on selling former asphalt plant siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Newsday

    The property at 50 Engel St. in Hicksville was at the center of an alleged bribery scheme by former town officials, according to court documents. The Oyster Bay Town Board is expected to vote Tuesday on the sale of a parcel in Hicksville that figured in the indictments of a contractor and former town officials last year.

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  5. Cops: Man wanted in two knifepoint robberies in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Newsday

    The suspect being sought in a knifepoint robbery Saturday evening at a Hicksville liquor store is believed to be the same man wanted in a similar robbery last month at a nearby gas station, Nassau County police said. Police said the latest robbery took place at the Brilliant Spirits and Wine liquor store on East Old Country Road Saturday at 7:49 p.m. It was then, police said, that the suspect entered the store, displayed a knife and demanded cash from the 53-year-old employee.

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  6. LIRR: Buses replace trains from Ronkonkoma to HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | Newsday

    Westbound buses between Ronkonkoma and the Bethpage stations will depart up to 44 minutes earlier than usual, officials said. Eastbound customers traveling to Bethpage through Ronkonkoma stations will board buses at Hicksville.

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  7. Sears store in Hicksville will close in early AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Newsday

    The propery's owner has submitted plans for the 26-acre site to Oyster Bay that would include apartments, retail and open space. The Sears department store in Hicksville will close in early April, and its owner is seeking permission to transform the site into a new complex of nearly 600 apartments, retail stores and 5 acres of green space.

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  8. 365 Noodle Bar and Grill replaces Koreana in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Newsday

    Pork meatball with cabbage is one of the soups served at 365 Noodle Bar and Grill in Hicksville. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus The bad news: One of Long Island's few Korean restaurants has closed.

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  9. Editorial: When school-bond votes disrespect taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Newsday

    For school bond votes, that is. In the last month or so, five Long Island school districts have held bond votes, seven in the last two months.

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  10. Cops: 2 shoplifted from Green's Wines & Liquors in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Newsday

    Nassau County police released this image of a man wanted in connection with liquor stolen from Green's Wines & Liquors on West Old Country Road in Hicksville at 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Photo Credit: NCPD Authorities released surveillance images of the men, saying they walked into Green's Wines & Liquors on West Old Country Road at 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday and removed bottles of liquor from shelves.

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  11. Nassau County Mommy and Me Book Club to start meeting in 2018 in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Newsday

    The Nassau County Mommy and Me Book Club won't be launching until February 2018, but founder Shikha Sehgal of Deer Park says interest has been high, noting "we've gotten about 700 messages of interest about it, especially through social media." Sehgal, owner of the Theory of Arts and Sciences learning centers in Deer Park and Hicksville, says the plan is to have families read assigned books together and then be ready to chat about the stories in a public forum.

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  12. MTA approves $1.9B contract to design, build LIRR 3rd trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Newsday

    The vote, after debate on the project's cost, culminated decades of efforts to boost capacity through a Main Line bottleneck. The LIRR's third track would run between Floral Park and Hicksville.

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  13. What is the LIRR's 3rd track plan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Newsday

    Residents attend a meeting at the New Hyde Park Road School on May 19, 2016, during which some spoke out against the third track project. Photo Credit: Uli Seit The LIRR third-track expansion project has moved swiftly since Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced it Jan. 5, 2016.

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  14. Developer to build Hicksville e-commerce warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Newsday

    Lincoln Equities Group is buying undeveloped land from Winters Bros. and aims to rent out loading and storage space to distributors.

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  15. Third-track expansion contract advances to full MTA boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Newsday

    The project would build 9.8 miles of a third track on the LIRR Main Line between Floral Park and Hicksville. Above, the Main Line's Merillon Avenue station in Garden City.

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  16. Nassau police search car and find firearms, drugs, cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Newsday

    Nassau police said they arrested a Massapequa man on gun and drug possession charges on Wedensday, Dec. 6, 2017, after finding illegal drugs and firearms in his vehicle at a Hicksville car stop,

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  17. Cops: Car stop leads to arrest, seizure of firearms, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Newsday

    A Hicksville car stop on Wednesday resulted in the arrest of a Massapequa man on gun and drug possession charges, Nassau County police said. Jason Depietto, 33, of Chicago Avenue, was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree possession of a weapon, police said.

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  18. Revitalizing Hicksville LIRR area requires bigger population, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Newsday

    The population immediately around Hicksville's Long Island Rail Road would have to double to 9,200 or more in order to foster a walkable downtown area, according to an analysis by an economic consultant. "You probably have too little density surrounding the train station to make it a strong marketplace," Todd Poole, president of 4Ward Planning Inc. and land-use economist, said at a public workshop on Hicksville redevelopment last month.

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  19. 2 arrested in robbery of man leaving Broadway Mall, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Newsday

    Police said they have arrested two of the three people wanted in the attack and robbery of a man on the street in Hicksville last week.

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  20. Cops: Arrest in Nassau County commercial burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Newsday

    A Deer Park man was arrested early Thursday in a spree of eight burglaries and two attempted burglaries in Nassau County, mostly involving nail salons, police said. Francis J. Wohnsigl, 58, of West 22nd Street, was caught after detectives saw him at about 1:45 a.m. "throwing a piece of concrete at the front glass door," of Star Kitchen Chinese restaurant on Old Country Road in Plainview, Nassau County police said.

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