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2 vie for Oceanside sanitation district seat
Oceanside area residents will vote Thursday in a rare contested election for commissioner of a sanitation district that serves more than 13,000 households.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
LIRR Train Derails in East River Tunnel, 1,000 Passengers Evacuate
A Long Island Rail Road commuter train bound for Hempstead, Long Island went off the rails on Monday evening during rush hour and stranded possibly 1,000 in a tunnel that connects Manhattan and Queens, a spokesman said.
Central Islip man charged in nightclub stabbing
A Central Islip man was arrested Sunday and charged with stabbing another man inside a West Hempstead nightclub during a disturbance, Nassau County police said.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Bid to oust Hempstead housing board chief
Newly appointed board members of the troubled Hempstead Village Housing Authority and the village mayor tried to overthrow the authority's chairman during a contentious board meeting last week.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Journal News
Yonkers offers trigger locks, illegal gun hotline
Police announced a two-pronged attack Thursday to stop gun violence in the city.
Conservatives won't back N. Hempstead's Gross
Switching party lines was not enough to secure Leslie Gross -- a North Hempstead Democrat running with Republicans for town clerk -- the endorsement of the Nassau County Conservative Party.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Cops seek suspect in Hempstead bank robbery
Nassau County police are investigating after a man entered a Hempstead bank Thursday morning announcing a robbery and fled with cash, according to a police news release.
The Miami Herald
Boxing tragedy inspires Blanchard's first opera
Jazz composer Terence Blanchard couldn't have imagined how timely his opera about a gay boxer would become when he accepted a commission three years ago.
Four treated for smoke inhalation after Hempstead fire
Four people were taken to hospitals to be treated for smoke inhalation after a Hempstead Village apartment building fire Wednesday night, police said.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Garden City housing discrimination suit to begin Monday
The Village of Garden City will defend itself against accusations of housing discrimination against minorities in a long-awaited trial on a federal lawsuit set to begin Monday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Journal News
Andrea Rebello: Family may pursue action against Nassau cops
The family of slain Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello suggests in court papers that it may sue Nassau County police for their fatal shooting of the student during a confrontation with an armed intruder.
US Attorney Piles On Charges for Lobbying Violations
In a rare case of enforcement of U.S. lobbying laws, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia has filed a civil suit against a small New York consulting firm for failing to file multiple lobbying disclosure reports and failing to have its lobbyists file contribution reports.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Edward Snowden says he leaked NSA, PRISM info
Accident. Right lane blocked on The Southern St Pkwy WB at Rt-106/X25. Stop and go traffic from Bellmore Rd/X26 in South Hempstead Accident.
Connecticut woman charged with prostitution in East Meadow
A Connecticut woman was arrested Saturday night at an East Meadow hotel after police said she offered to perform a sex act on an undercover cop for money, according to a Nassau County police news release.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Questions of bias for judge in LIRR scandal
Closed due to flooding on Wantagh Pkwy SB between The Southern Pkwy/W4 and Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27/W5 in Nassau Cnty.
Sag Harbor Online
Into The Yard It Creeps
We've seen them cropping up all over lately, and we're none too happy about it - especially when they show up on the wrong side of the fence.
Sweden's Princess Madeleine to wed New York banker
Accident cleared on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x33/Community Dr and before x32/Little Neck Pkwy.
Hempstead meetings video policy debated
Hempstead Town supervisor candidate Felix Procacci requested at Tuesday night's town board meeting that the board meetings be recorded for live video streaming online and posting later on the town website.
Lawyer cleared in New Cassel development scandal
A Hempstead lawyer cleared of conspiracy and scheming to defraud charges in a New Cassel development deal that ensnared three former government officials said he feels vindicated, but the case has hurt his career.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
New York trio charged with passing fake $100 bills in town
Three New Yorkers were arrested Thursday afternoon when police said they were found in possession of a large cache of counterfeit $100 bills.