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  1. Pols: Denenberg plea likely to set off scramble for his legislative seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Nassau County Legis. David Denenberg's decision to plead guilty to federal mail fraud charges is likely to set off a scramble for his seat, in a district in which GOP voters outnumber Democrats.

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  2. Rosendo 'Rusty' Torres, former Yankee, sentenced to 3 years in prison for sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Former Yankees player Rosendo "Rusty" Torres was sentenced Thursday morning to 3 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl younger than 11 at the Plainview clinic where he coached. Torres, who in July was convicted of abusing the girl from April 2012 to May 2012 when he was a youth baseball coach for the town of Oyster Bay, also will have to register as a sex offender -- and faces 10 years... Former Yankees player Rosendo "Rusty" Torres was sentenced Thursday morning to 3 years in prison for sexually abusing a girl younger than 11 at the Plainview clinic where he coached. 1 comment

  3. Carey's Conor Colasurdo wins Piner Award as best linebacker in NassauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Newsday

    Carey's Conor Colasurdo carries the ball during the third quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference II semifinals vs. MacArthur at Hofstra. Photo Credit: James Escher Carey's Conor Colasurdo carries the ball during the third quarter of the Nassau County varsity football Conference II semifinals vs. MacArthur at Hofstra.

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  4. Massapequa man dies in one-car crash on Southern State Parkway, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newsday

    The driver of this Subaru Impreza was pronounced dead at a hospital Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, 2014, after a crash on the Southern State Parkway in West Babylon near Exit 36, Straight Path, State Police said. The car left the parkway and crashed into a tree.

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  5. Jessica Lopez returns to lead PlainviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Newsday

    Last season, Jessica Lopez had to sit out two events in the state qualifier to allow the inflammation in her back to subside slowly, snuffing out her very real hopes of being an all-around contender in the state gymnastics tournament. It was sad, she said at the time, and the weeks she missed in the regular season were downright frustrating.

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  6. Isle always love you: Islanders fans share feelings on Brooklyn moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Newsday

    Michael Galligan paused in his storytelling, his clear blue eyes watering. After his years of suffering with a lackluster team, the Islanders are on fire -- in the final season before their move to Brooklyn.

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  7. School-zone speed violations down 70 percent under camera program, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Newsday

    Drivers perplexed by Nassau County's school-zone speed cameras were among the first to hear last week that violations have fallen by 70 percent since the program began in September. That statistic was among the points made at a meeting in Oceanside Wednesday morning where officials with the county's Traffic and Parking Violations Agency responded to questions from residents.

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  8. Why are some speed cams shut off before schools open?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Newsday

    A sign in front of the Unqua Elementary School on Unqua Road in Massapequa warns motorists of a speed traffic camera in use. The posted speed limit in front of the school is 20 mph.

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  9. Police: Man tried to use fake $20 at Baldwin yogurt shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Newsday

    A man who police said tried to use a fake $20 bill at a yogurt shop in Baldwin was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of counterfeit bills. Michael Rapaport, 41, of 4555 Merrick Rd., Massapequa, was arrested at 6:35 p.m. -- not long after Nassau County police said he fled the yogurt store on Grand Avenue.

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  10. Oyster Bay tax hike to cost some more than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Newsday

    Oyster Bay's 8.8 percent 2015 tax levy increase will mean double-digit hikes for some homeowners, a Newsday analysis shows. Homeowners' actual property tax increases will vary widely based on where they live and which of the many taxing districts and levies in town apply to their home.

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  11. Cops: 2 charged with making fraudulent purchases at Massapequa mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Newsday

    Two Baldwin men were arrested and charged with using a stolen credit card to fraudulently purchase nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise from two stores at the Westfield Mall in Massapequa on Sunday, police said. Terrell Fuller, 24, of 3192 Grand Ave., and Daiyquan Webb, 24, of 3476 Milburn Ave., were each charged with criminal possession of stolen property, identity theft and second-degree forgery,... Two Baldwin men were arrested and charged with using a stolen credit card to fraudulently purchase nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise from two stores at the Westfield Mall in Massapequa on Sunday, police said.

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  12. Police raid 'Lavish Creations' store in Wantagh on counterfeiting chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Newsday

    Nassau Police raid a warehouse store containing counterfeit goods on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2014 in Wantagh.

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  13. Woman arrested after attempted purse snatch in Massapequa, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Newsday

    A 65-year-old woman putting groceries in her car had to beat back and chase a purse thief, eventually getting her handbag back and helping police track down the suspect, Nassau police said Monday. The victim was parked by the Waldbaum's on Hicksville Road in Massapequa when another woman grabbed her purse about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.

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  14. Long Beach's Maggie Aroesty breezes through state prelimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    Long Beach's Margaret Aroesty swims in a preliminary heat of the 200-yard individual medley during the 2014 NYSPHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships held at Ithaca College on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Photo Credit: Adrian Kraus Long Beach's Margaret Aroesty swims in a preliminary heat of the 200-yard individual medley during the 2014 NYSPHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving Championships held at Ithaca College on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.

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  15. Should I fight my speed camera tickets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    A sign in front of the Unqua Elementary School on Unqua Road in Massapequa warns motorists of a speed traffic camera in use. The posted speed limit in front of the school is 20 mph.

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  16. Massapequa resident hopes to solve Sandy wedding photo mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    This wedding photo was found on the front lawn of Leah Welsh's home in Massapequa the day after superstorm Sandy swept through Long Island. More than two years later, Welsh has still been unable to find the owner of the photo.

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  17. LIRR cup holders among plans for boosting rail safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Newsday

    A train at the Syosset station on the Port Jefferson branch of the Long Island Rail Road on July 26, 2011. Photo Credit: Chris Ware A train at the Syosset station on the Port Jefferson branch of the Long Island Rail Road on July 26, 2011.

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  18. Smuggler Jack's restaurant in Massapequa ordered to pay contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Newsday

    Smuggler Jack's Restaurant in Massapequa is shown in a July 10, 2014 file photo. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr. Massapequa restaurant Smuggler Jack's must pay a contractor for work completed and other costs, an arbitrator decided last week.

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  19. Breslin goal sends Massapequa girls to state finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Newsday

    DRYDEN, New York Hope Breslin scored off a feed from Mikayla Pugliese with 2:05 remaining, lifting Massapequa to a 1-0 victory over Clarence in a state Class AA girls soccer semifinal Saturday at Tompkins Cortland CC. Pugliese gained control of a loose ball near the 40, delivered a precise pass into the box to Breslin on the left, and the forward fired into the far right corner.

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  20. A'GACI to open first Long Island store at Westfield South Shore mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Newsday

    The store grand opening will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the mall, 1701 Sunrise Hwy. in Bay Shore.

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