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  1. 'Gym Bandit' pleads guiltyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | South Shore Record

    Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced today that Sean Gluck, a serial purse-snatcher with two prior theft convictions, has pleaded guilty to burglary and grand larceny charges after going on his third crime spree in as many years. Gluck will receive three to six years in prison in exchange for his plea.

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  2. Seaford to hold Hot Chocolate 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | South Shore Record

    Hundreds of runners and walkers will hit the streets of Seaford on Dec. 2 for the 14th annual Hot Chocolate Run. The Seaford Wellness Council, an organization that supports dozens of community projects, sponsors the holiday event.

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  3. When two become oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Mandy, left, Amy and Ryan Krauss held the Torah scroll, along with Libby Bienenfeld, far right, at the Simchat Torah services in one of the synagogues' first joint services on Oct. 11. Rabbi Daniel Bar-nahum of Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow, and Rabbi Howard Nacht of Wantagh's Temple B'Nai Torah prepare to join synagogues next July. After 68 years of hosting religious services, Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow will merge its synagogue with Temple B'Nai Torah in Wantagh.

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  4. FBI identifies murder victims found in Freeport-Merrick areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | South Shore Record

    FBI officials have confirmed the identities of the remains found on Oct. 25 at Cow Meadow Park, at the southern end of South Main Street in Freeport, and in the woods between Commercial Street in Freeport and Babylon Turnpike in Merrick on Oct. 27. Authorities identified the teen discovered at Cow Meadow as Javier Castillo, of Central Islip. He went missing in October last year.

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  5. Incumbent Rhoads to face newcomer Gold in District 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Seeking his second two-year term as a county legislator, Steven Rhoads is being challenged by Bellmore resident Jeff Gold. District 19 includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport.

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  6. Crime watch: Lynbrook, East RockawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | South Shore Record

    A 47-year-old Queens man was arrested on Oct. 23 at 10:05 p.m. and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance on Sunrise Highway. A 34-year-old Queens woman was arrested on Oct. 24 at 8:52 a.m. and charged with two counts of aggravated unlicensed operator, unlicensed operator, unregistered motor vehicle, uninspected vehicle and defective brake lights on Merrick Road.

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  7. Vision Long Island submits first draft of parking study for Lynbrook...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Representatives from Vision Long Island submitted their first draft for a parking analysis in the area of the Regal movie theater to the Lynbrook village board on Sept. 18. In the draft, VLI consultants concluded that there is sufficient parking for the movie theater, which is under construction on Merrick Road, near Atlantic Avenue.

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  8. Police, FBI investigate human remains found in Freeport woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | South Shore Record

    On Friday afternoon and into the evening, FBI agents, New York State troopers and Nassau County police were combing through the woods along the Long Island Rail Road tracks between Commercial Street in Freeport and Babylon Turnpike in Merrick. At a Saturday morning news conference, authorities announced that they had found remains, that were yet to be identified.

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  9. Incumbent Santino faces Democrat Gillen for town supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Putting taxpayers first, the Town Board passed ethics reform in a bipartisan vote targeting public corruption and conflicts of interest." Santino's so-called ethics package proposed no serious changes and still allows nepotism and cronyism to flourish in the Town of Hempstead."

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  10. Born between hospital floorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Wayne Resnick had two hours left in his shift when he found himself on the ride of his life - inside a hospital elevator. The Nassau County police officer - a Bellmore native and current resident of North Merrick - was escorting an ambulance to South Nassau Communties Hospital in Oceanside at around 5 p.m. on Friday when he spotted a car driving erratically.

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  11. In moving ceremony, Town of Hempstead dedicates permanent 9/11 memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Janice Walsh, of East Meadow, made an impression of her brother-in-law Gerry Walsh's name, which is etched on the new Town of Hempstead 9/11 memorial in Point Lookout. Gerry Walsh, a firefighter who had retired from the FDNY, spent months at ground zero in the rescue and recovery efforts.

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  12. North Bellmore-North Merrick Little Leaguers come out swingingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Coached by Todd Knowles, Ed Kehoe and Chris Roth, the North Bellmore-North Merrick 11U Rebels consist of Kyle Knowles, far left, Charlie Leo, Nick Walker, Logan Lang, Kieran Roth, Michael Cucinella, Hunter Keegan, Kieran Kehoe, Bryce Bowers, Trey O'Neill, J.D. Decina, Jace Alfarone and Connor Mylett. The North Bellmore-North Merrick Rebels 11U team placed second of 400 teams competing in the Williamsport New York State Tournament.

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  13. RVC veteran puts thoughts to canvasRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Leinwohl was recently named a finalist in the juried art competition, Animal Kingdom: From Tame to Wild, sponsored by the Long Island Museum, for his digital, acrylic and inkjet print piece called "Animal Farm." Down the stairs and around a corner in Rockville Centre resident Neil Leinwohl's basement, a 4-by-6-foot painting hangs prominently on the left-side wall.

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  14. Hollywood comes to BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | South Shore Record

    Actor James Franco, standing at left, prepared to shoot a scene for the upcoming film "Michael" outside St. Christopher's Church in Baldwin last week. A Wednesday in August is usually a slower time for foot traffic at St. Christopher's Church in Baldwin, with school still out and weekend Masses a few days away.

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  15. Merrick mom: - There's no safe school, no safe age'Read the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Lisa Schmidt, of Merrick, lost her son Joseph to an opioid overdose four years ago when he was 20. She shared her story during a Aug. 24 news conference in Mineola, at which County Executive Ed Mangano presented the most recent data on opioid overdose deaths in Nassau. "Mom, I have a problem," Lisa Schmidt's son Joseph told her late one night in 2009.

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  16. Young musicians morph to seasoned rockstarsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | South Shore Record

    "Getting out and performing," Katie Bacchi began softly, listing the highlights of her two years at Rockville Centre's School of Rock. She paused in thought before her face lit up.

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  17. Apartment complex proposed for - downtown' LynbrookRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Village of Lynbrook officials are mulling a proposal by development company Mill Creek Residential to build a luxury apartment complex on Rocklyn Avenue, near Merrick Road. Hot Skates, Fun Station USA and Hi Tech Security now occupy the three-acre site.

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  18. Residents to take American Water to court over ratesRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | South Shore Record

    In the wake of the New York Public Service Commission's May 19 approval of New York American Water's $3.63 million rate increase, an outpouring of opposition has come from the utility's ratepayers. "I, for one, am tired of being the cash cow for the town and county and paying bills that are giving American Water record profits," said Susan Melnick, of Merrick, who attended an Aug. 2 meeting with the activist group Long Island Clean Air Water and Soil, at which NYAW customers discussed ways to fight back against its rising rates.

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  19. Medical records subpoenaed in Merrick doctor's federal opioid caseRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the patient files of a Glen Cove man who died of a fentanyl overdose in 2009, as they pursue a criminal case against the Merrick doctor who prescribed him painkillers. The man in question, Mario Marra, as reported in a recent two-part Herald series about his addiction to painkillers, was a patient of Dr. Michael Belfiore, who faces more than two dozen charges alleging that he overprescribed opioid pain medications and implicating him in two overdose deaths.

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  20. Goat yoga comes to Central DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | South Shore Record

    Grand Avenue Middle School took on the look of both a farm and yoga studio during a goat yoga session that was part of Bellmore-Merrick's inaugural Bridge Program. While incoming high school students practiced the classic downward dog pose, juvenile goats climbed onto their backs, jumping from one aspiring yogi to the next.

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