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  1. New York Man Who Plotted to Join Terror Group Gets 25 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    A suburban New York man who was thwarted in his attempt to fly to Yemen to join a Middle Eastern terrorist group and then admitted continuing to plot with others to assist them was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Sharia, and obstruction of justice.

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  2. 6 men charged with planning to join Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... continuing to plot with others to assist them was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, N.Y., on Long Island, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, ...

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  3. Long Island jihadist sentenced to 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New York Post

    A homegrown jihadia sta from Long Island was a sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison a a by a federal judge in Long Island after pleading guilty to plotting to join a al Qaeda. Marcos Alonso Zea, 27, of Brentwood, was arrested in 2013 along with co-conspirator Justin Kaliebe and charged with supporting the terror group.

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  4. Marcos Alonso Zea of Brentwood scheduled to be sentenced in plot to join al-QaidaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    A Brentwood man who plotted to join a Muslim militant group faces up to 25 years in prison at his scheduled sentencing Monday in Central Islip. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Sharia, and obstruction of justice.

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  5. Man who plotted to join militant group faces up to 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    A suburban New York man who plotted to join a Muslim militant group faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced Monday in a Long Island courtroom. Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Sharia, and obstruction of justice.

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  6. Jury selection begins for 5 health care workers charged in death of Medford nursing home patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Newsday

    ... trial but two juries, a rare process but one that has been used. Kethlie Joseph, 63, a respiratory therapist from Brentwood, will have her own jury because she is the only one charged with criminally negligent homicide. Christine Boylan, 50, of ...

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  7. Majority of speakers tell Islip Town Planning Board they favor massive Heartland Town Square projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Newsday

    ... built over the next three decades. It's been 13 years since developer Jerry Wolkoff purchased 450 acres of land in Brentwood and created a $4 billion vision of a mini-city out of a shuttered psychiatric hospital. Since then, Wolkoff has been ...

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  8. Tracking is overdue to stop illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood remains closed on Feb. 12, 2015, after dumping contaminated the soil. Photo Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely The brazen cavalierness behind the infamous illegal dumping case in the Town of Islip was stunning.

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  9. Letters: Influx of immigrants heading for IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    Immigrant Long Islanders and supporters came together Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Brentwood, calling on President Obama to stop the deportation of immigrants. Photo Credit: Ed Betz It's deplorable that our elected leaders in Congress continue to drain the U.S. Treasury for children dumped illegally over our Southern border ["Influx to continue," News, April 9].

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  10. State regulators draw up proposed rules to halt illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Newsday

    State environmental authorities are drafting rules they hope could halt illegal dumping of the kind that prosecutors allege has occurred at a Brentwood park and three other locations in Suffolk County. In an April 7 letter to state Assemb.

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  11. Detectives Charge Brentwood Man, Enrique Alfaro, 35 with Grand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NewsLI.com

    Nassau County Detectives arrested a Brentwood man on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 1:10 p.m. for Grand Larceny from an incident that occurred in Wantagh. According to Seventh Squad detectives, Enrique Alfaro, 35 of Brentwood was doing work at a Wantagh residence for Complete Basement Systems where upon he removed a gold diamond engagement ring valued at approximately $8,000.00 from a table in the home.

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  12. Brentwood Man Arrested for Stealing Diamond Engagement RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | LongIsland.com

    April 13, 2015 - The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Brentwood man on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 1:10 p.m. for Grand Larceny that occurred in Wantagh . According to detectives, Enrique Alfaro, 35 of Brentwood was doing work at a Wantagh residence for Complete Basement Systems where upon he removed a gold diamond engagement ring valued at approximately eight thousand dollars from a table in the home.

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  13. Handyman accused of stealing engagement ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News12.com

    Police arrested Enrique Alfaro, of Brentwood, after a missing engagement ring was found at an Islip pawn shop.

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  14. Parents opting kids out of Common Core testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News12.com

    Reports swirled at a Brentwood school that about more than half of the students would opt out of the Common Core test in English language arts, which is being given to more than 1 million New York students in third through eighth grades Tuesday through Thursday. As some students across Long Island and beyond prepared for their Common Core standardized test Tuesday, many were expected to pass on taking the exam.

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  15. Bay Shore man who died in police custody recalled at vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newsday

    ... wasn't there, the officer probably would have been let go and not charged," said Jennifer Lazo, who lives in Brentwood. Protesters at the four-hour event Sunday sought to attract the attention of the police officers, but they did not react. One was ...

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  16. Islip sets another hearing for Heartland mega-projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Long Island Business News

    The $4 billion Heartland plan would create 9,100 apartments, 1 million square feet of retail space and more than 3 million square feet of offices in Brentwood.

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  17. Heartland Town Square proposal will get a special hearing in Islip next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Newsday

    ... Town Hall's Town Board meeting room can fit, Islip Planning Commissioner Richard Zapolski said. Gerald Wolkoff, a Brentwood-based developer who purchased the former Pilgrim State Hospital property for $20 million from the state in 2002, said his ...

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  18. 3 reasons why 'opting out' spells disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Newsday

    ... falling behind back on track. The assessments are the only common measure to compare Plainview to Poughkeepsie or Brentwood to Brooklyn. A disproportionate number of opt-outs would skew the test results, and be a step backward when it comes to ...

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  19. Suffolk to Establish Veterans Resource Center with Help of Grant from Island Outreach FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | LongIsland.com

    ... Conference Empowering the Defenders of Our Freedom on Friday, April 10 at the College's Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood is also being funded by the grant. Suffolk County Community College is currently searching for a College-wide Director of ...

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  20. Puerto Rican and Hispanic parade is on, organizers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Newsday

    ... in the region, will start at noon on June 7th. More than 60 groups are expected to strut along 5th Avenue in Brentwood... Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade organizers said they're set to go for another year of the cultural celebration on Long ...

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