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  1. Students, supermarket join in Passover food donation effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    Middle school students and supermarket employees joined together Tuesday to ready 1,000 pounds of kosher Passover food for donation to a food pantry whose manager said the goods will help Jewish people who cannot afford the traditional holiday fare. Matzo, grape juice, gefilte fish, farfel and Passover cookies were among $13,000 worth of items that The Stop & Stop Supermarket Co.

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  2. Frederick Ippolito, Oyster Bay planning commissioner, to be arrested...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Newsday

    Oyster Bay building and planning Commissioner Frederick Ippolito is expected to be arrested Friday on income tax evasion charges after an investigation by the criminal division of the Internal Revenue Service, sources said. Oyster Bay building and planning Commissioner Frederick Ippolito is expected to be arrested Friday on income tax evasion charges after an investigation by the criminal division of the Internal Revenue Service, sources said.

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  3. Celebrate spring on Long Island with outdoor activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    About 400 people took to the 37-degree waters at Tobay Beach in Massapequa for the inaugural "Freezin' for a Reason" Town of Oyster Bay Polar Plunge. The event raised nearly $25,000 for the Long Island region of Special Olympics New York.

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  4. Teen driver on Wantagh State Parkway loses control; car winds up partially in pond, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Newsday

    A teenage driver on the Wantagh State Parkway escaped injury Wednesday when he lost control of his car and hit a sign and a park bench before coming to rest partially in Wantagh Mill Pond, police said. The 17-year-old Massapequa man told State Police that he was cut off by another driver, prompting him to drive his Nissan Altima off the right shoulder at about 2:35 p.m. as he headed south... A teenage driver on the Wantagh State Parkway escaped injury Wednesday when he lost control of his car and hit a sign and a park bench before coming to rest partially in Wantagh Mill Pond, police said.

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  5. Malverne Village police ticketed Nassau speed camera vansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Newsday

    The Nassau County Legislature repealed its unpopular school-zone speed camera program in December 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan Last fall when Nassau's school-zone speed cameras were infuriating drivers from Massapequa to Great Neck, rumors abounded that Malverne police had done a turnabout on the county by issuing village parking tickets to the county's mobile speed camera vans.

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  6. James Kennedy sworn in as new Nassau legislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Newsday

    Republican James Kennedy was sworn in Monday as the newest Nassau County legislator, as the GOP inched toward the legislative supermajority it hasn't held in 16 years. Kennedy, of Massapequa, the son-in-law of the late GOP Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt, took his oath of office in front of family including his wife, Samantha, 3-year-old son, Logan, and Schmitt's widow, Lois.

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  7. Amityville man charged in sale of heroin to undercover cops, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Newsday

    Darryl Troutman, 29, of 51 Ireland Place met with undercover detectives and "agreed to sell an undetermined amount of heroin," a police news release said. He was placed under arrest without incident at 9:50 p.m. in Massapequa.

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  8. Letter: History of NYC tapping Island wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Newsday

    Partially treated sewage continues to pour into Reynolds Channel from the Bay Park Plant. This view is looking west, toward Atlantic beach.

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  9. Italian restaurant Oregano Joe's succeeds Cherrywood Pizzeria & Restaurant in WantaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Newsday

    Grandma pizza is on the menu of the new Oregano Joe's Italian Restaurant, which replaces Cherrywood Pizzeria & Restaurant in Wantagh. Photo Credit: Oregano Joe's Italian Restaura Grandma pizza is on the menu of the new Oregano Joe's Italian Restaurant, which replaces Cherrywood Pizzeria & Restaurant in Wantagh.

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  10. Men arrested in Massapequa after selling heroin, crack to officers, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Newsday

    Undercover detectives, in cooperation with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration's Long Island District Office, arrested two men Wednesday night in Massapequa as part of a crackdown on heroin, Nassau County police said. As part of the Long Island Heroin Initiative, Nassau Narcotics / Vice Bureau detectives arrested the men -- identified as Joshua Moore, 24, of 175A Calebs Path, Central... Undercover detectives, in cooperation with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration's Long Island District Office, arrested two men Wednesday night in Massapequa as part of a crackdown on heroin, Nassau County police said.

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  11. 10 quirky roadside attractions on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Newsday

    You won't need a wishing well to find luck in Massapequa. Legend has it a fiberglass horse, buffalo and totem pole that belong to a giant Indian statue bring visitors good fortune.

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  12. Frederick Ippolito did not violate permit on property, DOT saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Newsday

    An Oyster Bay official who has stored boats on unpaved state property did not violate a state-issued permit, a state Department of Transportation spokesman said Tuesday. A state permit allowing Oyster Bay's building and planning Commissioner Frederick Ippolito to use an acre behind his Syosset home requires him to follow local law, but the onus of enforcement is on the town.

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  13. 10 LI roadside attractions worth the driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Newsday

    You won't need a wishing well to find luck in Massapequa. Legend has it a fiberglass horse, buffalo and totem pole that belong to a giant Indian statue bring visitors good fortune.

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  14. Man charged in thefts of tires, rims on Mercedes-Benz vehicles, Nassau police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Newsday

    A Laurelton man was arrested Saturday and charged in connection with a string of larcenies of high-end tires and rims between November of 2014 and last month. Christopher Moise, 27, of 130-49 220th Street, was charged with three counts of third degree grand larceny.

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  15. Police: Wrong-way drunken driver arrested on Seaford-Oyster Bay ExpresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Newsday

    Claudine Castro, of Lindenhurst, was drunk when she drove north in the southbound lanes of the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway early Thursday, March 5, 2015, Nassau County police said. Photo Credit: NCPD Claudine Castro, of Lindenhurst, was drunk when she drove north in the southbound lanes of the Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway early Thursday, March 5, 2015, Nassau County police said.

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  16. Aggressive action overdue on Bethpage plumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Newsday

    Beginning in 1943 and ending in 1949, this large industrial site disposed of chromic acid waste in open seepage basins or directly on the ground. In 1976, an on-site deep production well was found to contain 14,197 parts per billion of total volatile organic compounds.

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  17. Free financial consultations offered to superstorm Sandy victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Newsday

    Individuals can meet with a certified financial planner about debt management, tax planning, budgeting and other financial issues, said a news release from the Economic Opportunity Commission and the Long Island Volunteer Center. Individuals can meet with a certified financial planner about debt management, tax planning, budgeting and other financial issues, said a news release from the Economic Opportunity Commission and the Long Island Volunteer Center.

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  18. Oyster Bay's outdoor hockey rinks to close for the season on March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Newsday

    The Town of Oyster Bay's two outdoor hockey rinks are slated to close after the last public session on Sunday. The last three days of public skate are Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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  19. Venditto should come clean about Oyster Bay probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Newsday

    Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto should release the results of an internal investigation into a series of complaints lodged by a resident in a code enforcement case. On Tuesday, Venditto said he didn't "see any basis for findings of wrongdoing," after a review of a nine-page document that detailed the results of the town investigation.

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  20. 24-hour diners on Long Island: 13 favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    The blackjack burger, rubbed with Cajun spices and topped with Monterey Jack cheese and grilled onions, at Broadway Diner in Massapequa. Over the past few years, many Long Island diners have switched from 24/7 availability to round-the-clock service on weekends only.

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