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  1. Orthodox synagogue in West Hempstead shows rare embrace of LGBT communityRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    An Orthodox synagogue in West Hempstead is openly welcoming LGBT Jews, a rare public embrace that religious experts see as groundbreaking not only for Long Island but for the nation. Kehilat Ahavat Yisrael opened in December and is holding services once a month that have drawn as many as 100 from both the LGBT and straight communities, said Shlomit Metz-Poolat, a lesbian who is the synagogue's president and a co-founder.

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  2. Malverne, West Hempstead residents say no to county executive's speed-camera planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | South Shore Record

    On social media, Malverne and West Hempstead residents reacted negatively to a plan that could return speed cameras to Nassau County school districts that request them. In August, County Executive Laura Curran proposed an opt-in program for the cameras, shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order restoring New York City's school speed camera program, which had expired because of inaction by state lawmakers.

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  3. Former Long Island chiropractor falsely billed insurance company, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Newsday

    A former operator of chiropractic offices in Hicksville and West Hempstead was charged Monday with fraud after officials said he billed a health insurance company for more than $2 million for services that were not performed. Raymond R. Pellegrino, 50, a chiropractor formerly of East Islip, was arrested Monday by federal agents in McKinney, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort-Worth area, where he had moved.

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  4. Nassau DA: Homeless Man Pleads Guilty to Running Over Teenage Skateboarder with His MinivanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | LongIsland.com

    ... boys were walking and skateboarding together in the parking lot of the Cherry Valley Shopping Center in West Hempstead . As they were walking, a blue minivan being driven by the defendant drove by them and then made a U-turn. The defendant revved ...

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  5. Collector donates 19th century map to Hempstead TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Newsday

    ... itself is only a fraction of the historical objects crowding his Franklin Square home and a storage unit in West Hempstead, he said. His holdings also include antique armoires, Civil War-era bullets, old pedal sewing machinesand some 2,400 bottles, ...

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  6. Nassau committee votes to widen access to county parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    ... from individuals with ties to county politics or the selection process. Legis. Vincent Muscarella (R-West Hempstead) told members of the Public Works and Parks Committee, "recently, it came to light that a number of Nassau County lands which were ...

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  7. Trial opens in case of health care workers charged in patient deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Newsday

    ... arrests as registered nurse Sijimole Reji, 42, of Smithtown; registered nurse Annieamma Augustine, 57, of West Hempstead; and certified nurse aide Martine Morland, 41, of Freeport. The charges against the trio include the felony offenses of ...

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  8. Rhythmic music at Hall's Pond Park in West HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | South Shore Record

    Residents enjoyed a cool summer evening at Hall's Pond Park as The House Band performed at the gazebo on Aug. 26. As part of the West Hempstead Community Support Association's Music in the Park series, The House Band played a diverse selection of musical genres that included fusion, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. The group, which formed in April, is a five-piece band that consists of musicians who play a variety of instruments such as keyboards, saxophone, trumpet and guitar.

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  9. Man who coached Pat Shurmur knows exactly what Giants haveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | New York Post

    ... d this year after 50 years as high school football coach and is moving this week with his wife of 47 years to West Hempstead, L.I., has texted Shurmur before and after every game ever since he began using an iPhone.

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  10. Drunken driver pleads guilty to running over teen skateboarder, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Newsday

    The boy was seriously injured when Luis De Jesus hit him in a West Hempstead parking lot in October, Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas said. He could be sentenced to 15 years in prison on Oct. 22. Luis De Jesus, 43, has plead guilty to running over a 14-year-old boy skateboarding in the rear parking lot of a strip mall on Hempstead Turnpike at Cherry Valley Avenue in West Hempstead on Oct. 27, 2017.

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  11. ATM Machine Removed From West Hempstead Barber Shop, According To AuthoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | LongIsland.com

    Sept. 7, 2018 - The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Burglary that occurred in West Hempstead on Friday, September 07, 2018 at 1:30 am. According to Burglary Pattern Detectives, a 31 year old male employee that works at the JX Cutz barber shop located at 376 Woodfield Road observed that the front door lock had been tampered with and unknown suspect had entered.

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  12. La Candela Bistro closes in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Newsday

    ... and Elizabeth Paulino's original La Candela opened in 2008. A second location, La Candela II, debuted in West Hempstead in 2012. While the first two focus on fish, La Candela Bistro, which opened in 2016, put more emphasis on meat. In a two-star ...

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  13. Sean Murray appointed West Hempstead Middle School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | South Shore Record

    "Eagerness" and "excitement" are the words Sean Murray used to describe his feelings about becoming the new principal of West Hempstead Middle School. Murray, who was appointed on Aug. 24, had previously served as an administrator in the Long Beach School District for seven years.

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  14. Nassau police release video to help solve hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Newsday

    Nassau police released a video in an effort to solve a hit-and-run crash on July 23 in West Hempstead. A 14-year-old boy was crossing Cleveland Street when a sedan hit him just after 9:50 p.m., breaking his leg, police said.

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  15. Amityville man sentenced to 20 years for knifepoint sexual assaults, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Newsday

    ... al on charges of kidnapping a woman at gunpoint about 4 a.m. on Dec. 27, 2016, and sexually assaulting her in West Hempstead, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office said.

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  16. DA: Fourth person charged in MS-13 slaying of Angel SolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Newsday

    A 16-count indictment also charges four other alleged MS-13 members or gang associates with separate drug and weapon crimes. From left to right, Dennis Lopez, 18, of Freeport; Ramon Martinez, 35, of Hempstead; Raul Ponce, 20, of Hempstead; Jairon Gudiel, 22, of West Hempstead; and Jose Echeverrio, 28, of Westbury.

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  17. Cops: Chinese Food Deliveryman Assaulted, Carjacked While Making Delivery in West HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | LongIsland.com

    August 20, 2018 - The Fifth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:05 P.M. in West Hempstead . According to detectives, the 33 year old male victim, employed by China Wok as a delivery person was delivering Chinese food to an address on Laurel Drive.

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  18. Loving Lia: How an orphan from China became part of a Massapequa familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Newsday

    ... Rodriguez's son Matthew, for instance, Galm helped her. "I was pretty much a hot mess," said Rodriguez, of West Hempstead. "We were able to see three big doctors in less than 72 hours just from her being able to help me set up appointments." Lia, 3, ...

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  19. Garden City South Man Accused of Conducting Multiple Burglaries in Own NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | LongIsland.com

    ... Boulevard where merchandise and cash were removed. On August 16, 2018 at 10:30 p.m., Klein was located in West Hempstead and placed under arrest without incident. The defendant, Todd Klein, is charged with four (4) counts of Burglary 3rd Degree. He ...

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  20. Mosque holds blood drive, preps for HajjRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | South Shore Record

    ... some 1,400 members from Valley Stream, as well as the surrounding communities of Elmont, Franklin Square, West Hempstead and Queens, Zubair said. It is the largest Islamic community on Nassau County's South Shore. Dozens gathered in the mosque's ...

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