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  1. Motorcyclist taken to hospital after West Hempstead crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    Nassau County police at the scene of the crash at Nassau Boulevard and Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead on Wednesday night. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser The motorcycle collided with a car at Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard about 8:50 p.m., Nassau County police said early Thursday.


  2. Nassau jury on nursing home death case convicts health workers of misdemeanorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    The daughter of the woman who died after her ventilator became disconnected at the nursing home expressed disgust with the verdict, after jurors cleared workers of the charge of criminally negligent homicide. Sijimole Reji, Annieamma Augustine and Martine Morland are all former county employees who were convicted of misdemeanors in the nursing home death of an elderly person.


  3. Jury acquits 3 workers of criminally negligent homicide in nursing home deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Newsday

    Each worker still faces a misdemeanor count of violating public health laws in the case, which involved the A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale. Sijimole Reji, Annieamma Augustine and Martine Morland are all former county employees who were tried in the nursing home death of an elderly woman whose ventilator alarms they were accused of ignoring for several minutes.


  4. Pair left children out in cold to sell candy, cookies in Plainview, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Newsday

    Two men face charges after officers see girl, 11, standing outside a Starbucks before finding other children nearby selling confections as temperature dropped, officials say. Two men were arrested and charged with child endangerment after Nassau police officers found several children complaining of being left in the cold as they sold candy and cookies, ostensibly for a Hauppauge youth agency, authorities said Monday.


  5. St. Anthony's Matthew Payamps ready to have an exceptional seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Newsday

    Matthew Payamps from St. Anthony's wins the boy's 800 meter run in a time of 1:54.50 during the CHSAA intersectionals held at Icahn Stadium New York, New York May 26, 2018. Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy There were signs that St. Anthony's Matthew Payamps was primed for an exceptional cross country season - namely, major roles on the Friars' indoor and outdoor track state champion 4 x 800-meter relay teams last track season.


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

    Sunday Sep 23 | 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.


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

    Sep 17, 2018 | 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.


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

    Sep 13, 2018 | Newsday

    A town groundskeeper who makes a hobby of preserving artifacts gave the town a map showing the streets of Hempstead Village in the 1870s. Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen looks at an 1870s-era map of Hempstead Village on Monday that was donated to the town.


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

    Sep 12, 2018 | Newsday

    A Newsday series showed that many open-space parcels Nassau acquired with proceeds from county environmental bond acts remained closed to the public. A Nassau legislative committee on Wednesday approved a bill requiring public access to all county parkland and open space, over the objections of Democrats who expressed concerns about the bill's cost and impact on safety.


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

    Sep 10, 2018 | Newsday

    Sijimole Reji, Annieamma Augustine and Martine Morland are all former county employees who are on trial in the nursing home death of an elderly person whose ventilator alarm they are accused of ignoring for several minutes. Photo Credit: NCPD Three health care workers accused of ignoring a Uniondale nursing home patient's ventilator alarm for more than nine minutes and negligently causing her death either suffered from "alarm fatigue" or there was an alarm malfunction, defense attorneys suggested Monday.


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

    Sep 7, 2018 | 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.


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

    Sep 4, 2018 | Newsday

    One of Long Island's three Peruvian Candelas has dimmed. La Candela Bistro, the mini-chain's youngest, closed last week.


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

    Aug 27, 2018 | 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.


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

    Aug 23, 2018 | Newsday

    Levar Burton was convicted of assaulting two women in separate Kings Point and Great Neck attacks, the Nassau County district attorney said. An Amityville man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting two women at knifepoint during separate attacks in 2017, officials said.


  15. 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.


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

    Aug 17, 2018 | Newsday

    The Galm family unexpectedly grew by one after a toddler from China with Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome, a complex form of craniosynostosis, needed a home while undergoing treatment in Manhattan. Amy Galm is trying to talk, but her 3-year-old adopted daughter, Lia, has climbed onto her lap and stuck a toy dentist's mirror in Galm's mouth, pretending to inspect her mother's teeth.


  17. Lightning starts roof fire at Hempstead schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Newsday

    Officials are unsure whether a Hempstead school struck by lightning that caused a roof fire Tuesday will be repaired by the first day of classes. The reading room on the second floor of Prospect School had the most damage, officials said Wednesday.


  18. LI man assaults woman, her son, then resists arrest, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Newsday

    A West Hempstead man is facing several charges including assault and resisting arrest in an incident involving a disturbance with a woman, police said. Nassau County police said Mario Mayorga, 42, of Nassau Boulevard, was arrested after he pushed and shoved a 39-year-old woman around 2 a.m. on Saturday at a Nassau Boulevard address .


  19. Back-to-school on LI: Most students start class within 3 days after Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Newsday

    The "first days" of instruction are in a tighter time frame this year across the Island's 124 public school districts. One system will begin class on Aug. 29 and the others kick off on Sept.


  20. Man charged with impaired driving after fleeing traffic stop, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Newsday

    Nassau County police arrested a Floral Park man and charged him with intoxicated driving and possession of cocaine after he led police on a chase through West Hempstead, police said. Officers attempted to stop a car weaving through lanes about 8:25 p.m. on Hempstead Turnpike near Broadway, authorities said.


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