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  1. Brian Wilson plays New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Music-News.com

    Brian Wilson said he was too busy with the success of the biopic Love and Mercy to carry through with his British tour, postponing it until next year, but he's obviously not too busy to hit the circuit in the U.S. Wilson played Jones Beach in Wantagh, NY on Tuesday night with Rodriguez opening, knocking out a set of 32 mostly Beach Boys classics. For all of his curmudgeonly glory, Wilson knows how to satisfy a concert crowd, sticking almost exclusively with 1960's Beach Boys songs with the exception of three from the 70's, one from his debut solo album, Brian Wilson and four from his latest set, No Pier Pressure.

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  2. Wantagh High School Class of 2015 GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Patch.com

    Pride and excitement wafted over Wantagh High School's Lawrence Field as 278 seniors celebrated a long-awaited milestone during the district's 60th annual commencement exercises on June 25. The Board of Education, administration and faculty led the black and gold clad seniors down the track and to their seats as the high school band played "Pomp and Circumstance," under the direction of Mindy Dragovich. After a salute to the flag led by General Organization co-presidents Meghan Daly and Kaitlyn von Runnen, drum major Mark Sales was invited to conduct the high school band for the last time during the playing of the national anthem.

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  3. 'Kitten Rentals' Are The Purr-fect Way To Get Your Cat Fix And Help Homeless AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Switched

    ... of Hempstead Animal Shelter at (516) 785-5220 or check out their website. They are located at 3320 Beltagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793. Ranger might be the friendliest cat you will ever meet in your life. When you walk by his room he taps the glass ...

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  4. Looking Ahead: Cosmos Take on the Red Bulls and Commence the 2015 NASL Fall SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Double G Sports

    ... a member of the honors program at Syracuse, Kenny is majoring in Public Relations and Finance.Throughout his time at Wantagh High School, Kenny was the President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Treasurer of the National Honor Society, and a ...

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  5. Can these dogs find homes by July 13, 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Examiner.com

    ... owner. Originally at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter, Murdock has been pulled by Last Hope Animal Rescue in Wantagh, NY, where he is being well taken care of. At about 6 1/2 years old, Murdock has been through hell. In spite of his past, he ...

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  6. Wow House: $1.2M Wantagh Colonial on a CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Patch.com

    This home is party ready with a heated in-ground pool and an outdoor bar. Can you guess the price? Beautiful Waterfront Colonial Built New In 2002 Offers A Long List Of Amenities Including: Heated In-Ground Pool, Heated Outdoor Shower & Shack/Bar, Boat Lift, Plus 77 Feet Of Water Frontage.

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  7. A teacher who defined dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Newsday

    Wantagh High School teacher Bill Bogatz is honored at the homecoming football game Oct. 18, 2014, by the school athletic department for his years of support of Wantagh athletics, including acting as an announcer at football and basketball games. Photo Credit: Michael Chin For nearly 25 years, I've taught a few classrooms down from one of the most remarkable personalities I've met in education -- a charming, friendly economics teacher named Bill Bogatz.

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  8. Radio operators ham it up at annual Field Day in BabylonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Newsday

    ... the airwaves to make contact with others operating on ham radio frequencies. "It was fun," said Max Schmidt, 8, of Wantagh, who was there with his father, John. "I got to say stuff on the radio." On Field Day, amateur radio fans can also compete to ...

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  9. Dashboard Confessional at the Nikon at Jones Beach TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | All About Jazz

    Dashboard Confessional Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY June 14, 2015 Chris Carrabba is the driving force behind Dashboard Confessional. As the alternative, emo, indie rocking band's lead singer/chief songwriter, Carrabba has been called the posterboy for his musical genre and generation.

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  10. DOT advises drivers of slowdowns due to pavement marking, bridge inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newsday

    ... and Simeon Woods Road. Bridge inspection is planed for the Southern State, Northern State, Sagtikos, Sunken Meadow, Wantagh, Meadowbrook, and Ocean parkways; Robert Moses Causeway; the LIE; and New York Routes 24, 25, 25A, 25B, 27, 27A, 105, 106, ...

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  11. Wiz Khalifa, Wale perform concerts at ESPN 'SportsCenter' studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newsday

    Wiz Khalifa takes the stage at the Nikon Theater at Jones Beach in Wantagh, June 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert Many viewers tuning in early to NBA draft coverage Thursday were a tad confused to see Wiz Khalifa in the middle of giving a concert in ESPN's "SportsCenter" studio in Bristol, Connecticut.

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  12. Drunk Teens Hospitalized at Jones Beach ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Patch.com

    ... police to concertgoers was unacceptable . Approximately 13,000 people attended, according to State Park Police. The Wantagh and Bellmore fire departments responded to the Wantagh theater to provide medical transport to area hospitals, according to ...

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  13. Civic leader challenges incumbent in 19th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | South Shore Record

    ... circles, won a special election in March. The 19th District, which encompasses Freeport, Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and Seaford, had been without a legislator since January, when Dave Denenberg, a 14-year incumbent, pleaded guilty to cheating a ...

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  14. Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa: Young, Wild, Free at New York Tour StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | RollingStone

    If Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa seemed like an odd pairing for a two-month trek, they certainly found a rhythm at Jones Beach's Nikon Theatre in Wantagh, New York, last night. The Boys of Zummer co-headliners thrived on the quirks that make each an outlier in their own genre, and the musical similarities they've grown into sharing - a facility for genre-hopping and an easy appeal to the teens in the crowd.

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  15. Police Investigating Alcohol Poisoning, Underage Drinking At Jones Beach ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | CBS Local

    ... a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Got a nose for [...] WANTAGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - At least four people were rushed from a concert to hospitals on Long Island and treated for alcohol ...

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  16. Sick concertgoers at Jones Beach taken to hospitals, fire officials saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newsday

    ... who took sick were transported by ambulance from a concert at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Wednesday night, Wantagh fire officials said. Ambulances run by the Wantagh and Bellmore fire departments responded and took sick patrons to hospitals, ...

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  17. State Police: Motorcyclists injured in Wantagh Parkway accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newsday

    Three motorcyclists were injured in an accident early Thursday on the exit ramp from the Wantagh State Parkway to the westbound Northern State Parkway in Westbury, State Police said. The right lane of the exit ramp remains closed, according to informny.com, the website of the state Department of Transportation,... Three motorcyclists were injured in an accident early Thursday on the exit ramp from the Wantagh State Parkway to the westbound Northern State Parkway in Westbury, State Police said.

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  18. Drunk underage concertgoers at Jones Beach taken to hospitals, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newsday

    Police respond to a report of wide-scale underage drinking at the Nikon Jones Beach Theater on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in Wantagh. Ambulances took several sick young people to hospitals.

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  19. New York American Water Awards Wantagh Student Prestigious ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Patch.com

    New York American Water announced today Kyle Rhodehouse of Wantagh is this year's 2015 recipient of a scholarship from the company's National Association of Water Companies Scholarship program. Rhodehouse, who attends Wantagh High School, earned a $3,000 scholarship in pursuit of studying biology at Colgate University.

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  20. Memory of bicyclist killed on Seaford bike path inspires fundraising bike rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newsday

    Wantagh's Bicycle Phil will pedal for 24 hours straight starting Thursday in memory of a rider he never knew. Phil Kingsbury's 400-mile cyclethon in Seaford's Cedar Creek Park will raise money for the Miles For Matt Foundation, a nonprofit started after the death of Matt Scarpati, 19, a college student from Dix Hills.

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