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  1. Long Island hires and promotions: Nassau Firefighters Museum, Denise LangweberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Newsday

    Richard W. Tobin of Wantagh has been appointed chairman of the New York Section of the American Water Works Association. He is the Plainview Water District superintendent.

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  2. George Merritt dies at 88; unofficial Levittown mayor had lifelong love of LI baysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Newsday

    George Merritt found the ocean as a boy and fell in love, then found Levittown as a young man and fell in love again. Merritt, who worked on the bay as a teen, was among the first people to buy a home in Levittown in the 1950s.

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  3. Mexican businessman extends trip, runs raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | Newsday

    Uriel Plata, 37, of Mexico City, took first place in the Long Island Marathon Weekend 5K race finishing on the track inside the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / Ted Phillips Uriel Plata, 37, of Mexico City, took first place in the Long Island Marathon Weekend 5K race finishing on the track inside the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale on Saturday, May 2, 2015.

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  4. Long Island hires and promotions: Lissette Colon, RE/MAX HeartstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Newsday

    Lissette Colon of Baldwin is a newly licensed agent at RE/MAX Hearthstone of Merrick. She worked at Natixis, a global asset management firm in Manhattan, as an associate.

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  5. Long Island Marathon 2015: 4 Long Islanders running for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Newsday

    More than 8,000 entrants are expected at the starting lines for five different races over RXR Long Island Marathon Weekend: Organizers say about 800 are registered for the full marathon and three times that for the half-marathon at Mitchel Field. Others will run in the 10-kilometer, 5k and one-mile runs.

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  6. Scuffle scuttled quickly by extra police presence at ColiseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Newsday

    New York Islanders fans celebrate after a third-period goal against the Washington Capitals during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac What began as some taunting between two guys in Washington Capitals jerseys and a handful of Islanders fans Saturday quickly began to escalate, and it soon appeared that a fight on the Nassau Coliseum concourse was on the horizon.

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  7. Fans at Islanders-Capitals Game 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Newsday

    Fans showed up in force for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal between the Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum. New York Islanders fans show their team pride as they tailgate prior to Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the the Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on April 25, 2015.

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  8. Math test opt-outs soar over 66,000 in Long Island schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Newsday

    While there are many empty desks in this sixth-grade class, some students at Southside Middle School did take the Common Core mathematics test in Rockville Center Friday, April 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr. While there are many empty desks in this sixth-grade class, some students at Southside Middle School did take the Common Core mathematics test in Rockville Center Friday, April 24, 2015.

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  9. Guilty plea in Lauren Daverin-Greshman killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Maxwell Sherman arrives at Nassau County court in Mineola on Friday, April 24, 2015. Sherman is facing second-degree murder and first-degree sexual abuse charges in connection with the August 2013 death of Lauren Daverin-Gresham, 18, of Lynbrook.

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  10. Mara's Too in Wantagh closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Newsday

    Mara's Too in Wantagh has closed. The spinoff of a Syosset restaurant, Mara's Homemade, offered Southern fare and barbecue.

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  11. Northbound Meadowbrook State Parkway night work starts again, DOT saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Newsday

    Starting Wednesday, all northbound lanes and entrance ramps of the Meadowbrook State Parkway between the Hempstead Turnpike and Northern State Parkway are to be closed overnight through the end of June, the state Department of Transportation said. The closures, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., are planned for Mondays through Fridays, weather permitting, to accommodate a repaving project resuming from... Starting Wednesday, all northbound lanes and entrance ramps of the Meadowbrook State Parkway between the Hempstead Turnpike and Northern State Parkway are to be closed overnight through the end of June, the state Department of Transportation said.

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  12. Long Island hires and promotions: Barbara M. Lehrer, ACDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Newsday

    Barbara M. Lehrer of Roslyn has been appointed to the board at ACDS of Plainview. She is president and founder of The Beacon Group of New York State.

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  13. Earth Day events for kids on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Newsday

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Hempstead Town Councilwoman Angie Cullin help fifth-graders from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Bellmore plant one of six new pear trees in celebration of Earth Day at Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick . Photo Credit: Barry Sloan You don't just have to celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Enjoy being "green" all week with these fun Earth Day events for kids on Long Island.

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  14. Gas leak closes Merrick Road in Valley Stream, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Newsday

    Merrick Road in Valley Stream is closed between South Terrace Place and North Central Avenue because of a gas line leak, Nassau County police said. Police responded at 11:12 a.m. to a call of a natural gas leak in the area, police said.

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  15. Nikita Japanese restaurant opens in MassapequaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Newsday

    Nikita, which has some Asian-fusion fare in addition to Japanese cuisine, has opened on Merrick Road. The moderately priced restaurant is open every day, starting at 11 a.m. six days and at noon on Sunday.

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  16. 's All-Long Island boys swimming team 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Newsday

    The 2014-15 Newsday All-Long Island varsity boys' swimming and diving team poses for a group photo at company headquarters on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Appearing are, front row from left: Tyler Meyers, St. Anthony's; Ben Howard, St. Anthony's; Zach Towers, St. Anthony's; and Sean Cannon, St. Anthony's.

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  17. At-risk students on LI succeed in specially tailored programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Newsday

    Some had a hard time waking at 6 a.m. to catch the bus. Others found a regular high school setting too distracting, and a few struggled to gain their teachers' attention in crowded classrooms.

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  18. Officials: 2 jump from second-floor to escape Roosevelt house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Newsday

    Fire officials said volunteers from a host of departments -- Roosevelt, North Merrick, Uniondale, South Hempstead and Baldwin -- responded to a blaze at a home on Debevoise Avenue in Roosevelt early Friday, April 3, 2015. Photo Credit: Bill Kelly Fire officials said volunteers from a host of departments -- Roosevelt, North Merrick, Uniondale, South Hempstead and Baldwin -- responded to a blaze at a home on Debevoise Avenue in Roosevelt early Friday, April 3, 2015.

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  19. Latest Cheap Eats restaurant reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2013 | Newsday

    Casa del Campo Dominican Restaurant, North Babylon: Live Latin music fills the place most weekends, but the real enjoyment at Casa del Campo is chef Andres Garcia's Dominican repertoire, which is as satisfying as it is well-priced. Price doesn't always equate to quality, and plenty of LI restaurants prove that point with their creative approaches, authenticity, quality ingredients and all those other factors that combine for a stellar meal.

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  20. Owners of Point Lookout fish market receive probation on charges related to illegal fluke harvestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Newsday

    Two owners of a Point Lookout commercial fish store on Thursday received probation and were ordered to pay $58,000 each in restitution but avoided prison time following their guilty pleas to federal wire-fraud and filing false federal records charges. Both faced more than 20 years in prison, and prosecutors had sought 13-month prison terms.

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