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  1. How I make my many miles pay offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    On a stormy afternoon almost 50 years ago, I was walking home from Queen of the Most Holy Rosary School in Roosevelt when I spotted a $1 bill in the gutter and mud. When I reached my house, I told my mom of my discovery and she asked to see it.

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  2. Feds investigate Melius after report on over $900,000 in court feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Portrait of Gary Melius on the stairs at Oheka Castle in Huntington on Aug. 6, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Federal agents are investigating political power broker Gary Melius over Newsday reports that Melius and a network of his associates collected more than $900,000 in fees from state court appointments.

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  3. Falls into LIRR platform gaps down 80% since 2007, records showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    The incidence of Long Island Rail Road customers falling into the space between trains and station platforms has fallen by more than 80 percent since the agency began an effort eight years ago to shrink the dangerous gaps, according to figures. In 2014, the LIRR reported 34 such gap incidents -- a 33 percent drop from 2013 and a reduction of 80.5 percent since the railroad began its "gap remediation... The incidence of Long Island Rail Road customers falling into the space between trains and station platforms has fallen by more than 80 percent since the agency began an effort eight years ago to shrink the dangerous gaps, according to figures.

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  4. Ex-manager of Ruth's Chris Steak House in Garden City pleads guilty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newsday

    Barry Pearlstein, 70, of Orlando, Florida, is expected to get two consecutive nine-month jail terms when he is sentenced March 19, 2015, on third-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records, Nassau prosecutors said. Photo Credit: NCPD Barry Pearlstein, 70, of Orlando, Florida, is expected to get two consecutive nine-month jail terms when he is sentenced March 19, 2015, on third-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records, Nassau prosecutors said.

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  5. From a show in Italian to 'What I Did for Love,' volunteer DJs project their passionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Newsday

    Radio host Rita Monte broadcasts her weekly radio show "Profumi d'Italia," which celebrates all things Italian, at the WHPC / 90.3 FM radio station on the campus of Nassau Community College in Garden City on Nov. 12, 2014. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan Radio host Rita Monte broadcasts her weekly radio show "Profumi d'Italia," which celebrates all things Italian, at the WHPC / 90.3 FM radio station on the campus of Nassau Community College in Garden City on Nov. 12, 2014.

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  6. David Denenberg resigns legislative seat, pleads guilty in felony mail fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Newsday

    David Denenberg, a Democratic Nassau legislator from Merrick, see here leaving federal court in Central Islip on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, settled a $3.6 million lawsuit with his former employer, according to court documents. Photo Credit: Ed Betz David Denenberg, a Democratic Nassau legislator from Merrick, see here leaving federal court in Central Islip on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, settled a $3.6 million lawsuit with his former employer, according to court documents.

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  7. Woman arrested in theft of patrons' wallets from children's museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Newsday

    A Hauppauge woman was arrested Tuesday in the theft of wallets containing cash and credit cards from the coat room of the Long Island Children's Museum, Nassau County police said. Mary Elliott, 50, of 73 Grissom Way, will face two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny at her arraignment, set for Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead, police said.

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  8. Letters: Shopping mall jams but tax deficit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    The long closed Fortunoff store at the Source Mall in Westbury on Dec. 30, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Two items in the Jan. 13 paper contradict each other.

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  9. Ndaba Mandela to speak Feb. 9 at NCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    Ndaba Mandela, grandson of the late Nelson Mandela, is scheduled to speak at Nassau Community College on Feb. 9 as part of its Black History Month celebration. Mandela will present "From Prisoner to President: The Mandela Legacy Lives On," in the College Center Building on the Garden City campus.

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  10. Cuomo seeks to raise age of criminal responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Newsday

    After a lengthy campaign by advocates, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday that the state should change the age of criminal responsibility to 18, meaning 16- and 17-year-olds would no longer be prosecuted as adults. New York and North Carolina are the only states that allow 16-year-olds to be tried as adults and imprisoned with adults.

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  11. Kathleen Rice sworn in before local audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newsday

    On her second day in Congress, newly elected Rep. Kathleen Rice thought she knew her way around the Capitol building enough to get to the floor by herself for a vote. When she got off an elevator, she made a right and met a friendly Queens congresswoman, Grace Meng , who informed her she was going the wrong way.

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  12. Executive Suite: Sarah Walzer, Garden CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newsday

    Sarah Walzer, chief executive of Parent-Child Home Program, sits in her office in Garden City on Jan. 7, 2015. Photo Credit: Ed Betz Sarah Walzer, chief executive of Parent-Child Home Program, sits in her office in Garden City on Jan. 7, 2015.

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  13. LIer Kelly Shon prepares for the LPGA TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Newsday

    Kelly Shon during the first round of the Symetra Tour's Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women's Health Classic at the Links at Stoney Point on May 8, 2014 in Greenwood, South Carolina. Photo Credit: AP / Scott A. Miller During the five years that she played for the Port Washington High School boys golf team, Kelly Shon had a ritual after her matches, most of which were victories.

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  14. Things to do with your kids on Martin Luther King DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Newsday

    Michael Wede, 5, of Manhasset, works on his peaceful collage at the "Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." workshop at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Photo Credit: Ursula Moore Michael Wede, 5, of Manhasset, works on his peaceful collage at the "Dreaming with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." workshop at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.

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  15. Opening statements in Hempstead trial of man accused of fatally shooting wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Newsday

    Moments before Leonard Reed fatally shot and stabbed his estranged wife in February 2013, the Hempstead man told her: "If I can't have you, nobody will," a Nassau prosecutor said Thursday. Reed's murder trial kicked off with the prosecution alleging the defendant waged a domestic war against Diane Parker-Reed, 42, that ended when he got into a police shootout and killed her despite orders... Moments before Leonard Reed fatally shot and stabbed his estranged wife in February 2013, the Hempstead man told her: "If I can't have you, nobody will," a Nassau prosecutor said Thursday.

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  16. Residents question need for more apartments in MineolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Newsday

    About 100 residents packed the Mineola board meeting to fire a concerted salvo against a proposed nine-story, 296-unit apartment complex downtown that opponents say would be another step toward turning the village into a city. Many in the standing-room-only crowd late Wednesday expressed concern about the impact of more traffic and residents on the congested area and how it would affect nearby... About 100 residents packed the Mineola board meeting to fire a concerted salvo against a proposed nine-story, 296-unit apartment complex downtown that opponents say would be another step toward turning the village into a city.

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  17. Sen. Martins urges Coliseum as casino siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Newsday

    Nassau Coliseum on Sept. 21, 2013. Some would like a proposed gambling parlor to go into it after its renovation.

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  18. Judge, Democratic counsel with ties to Gary Melius move out of key rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Newsday

    State court records show Supreme Court Justice Thomas Whelan was transferred out of the commercial division, where one of his responsibilities was appointing individuals to manage commercial properties that had fallen into foreclosure. Steven Schlesinger, the longtime counsel to Nassau Democrats and a regular at Melius' Oheka poker games, resigned as chairman of the party's law committee, Democratic chairman Jay Jacobs said.

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  19. Nassau nonprofit Pop.Earth turns to tech to help autistic children in emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Newsday

    Debbie Stone, center, joins her son Dylan, 12, who has limited-language autism, Spectrum Designs president and co-founder Patrick Bardsley and the Pop.Earth staff at Spectrum's Port Washington workshop. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan Debbie Stone, center, joins her son Dylan, 12, who has limited-language autism, Spectrum Designs president and co-founder Patrick Bardsley and the Pop.Earth staff at Spectrum's Port Washington workshop.

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  20. Long Island hires and promotions: Anthony Carrella, Demasco Sena & JahelkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Newsday

    Anthony Carrella of Mineola has been promoted from manager to partner at Demasco Sena & Jahelka , certified public accountants, in Massapequa. Photo Credit: Demasco Sena and Jahelka Anthony Carrella of Mineola has been promoted from manager to partner at Demasco Sena & Jahelka , certified public accountants, in Massapequa.

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