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  1. Tuskegee Airman Clayton Lawrence dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    When black officers were refused service at the officers club at Freeman Army Airfield, Indiana in 1945, fellow officers began asking others would they be willing to jeopardize their military careers by protesting. It was a tough choice for all of the men who were asked, including Clayton Lawrence, pictured, then a newly-minted flight officer, who died Sept.

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  2. Cops: 3 arrested in Coinstar scam at supermarketRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newsday

    A stop of a suspicious vehicle leaving a Pathmark supermarket in Massapequa Wednesday led to the arrest of three men who, police said, were found after an investigation to be involved in cashing a fraudulent voucher at the store. Nassau County police said the trio -- Donavon Greene, 27, of 118-77 Francis Lewis Blvd., Springfield Gardens, Queens; Cranston Guy, 41, of 2216 Dutch Broadway, Elmont;... A stop of a suspicious vehicle leaving a Pathmark supermarket in Massapequa Wednesday led to the arrest of three men who, police said, were found after an investigation to be involved in cashing a fraudulent voucher at the store.

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  3. Who's Cooking: Christina Conti, WantaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Christina Conti, a personal assistant to a Smithtown/Manhattan dermatologist, lives in Wantagh with her children, Olivia, 16, and triplets Robert, Michael and Bella, 13. I braised clams and rock shrimp in a tin on the grill and served the seafood in a bowl, over toasted garlic bread.... Christina Conti, a personal assistant to a Smithtown/Manhattan dermatologist, lives in Wantagh with her children, Olivia, 16, and triplets Robert, Michael and Bella, 13. I braised clams and rock shrimp in a tin on the grill and served the seafood in a bowl, over toasted garlic bread. I also slow-cooked ribs, which I rubbed with spices, and finished them on the grill.

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  4. Judge may be moved after allegations involving ex-clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    George Peck, a state Supreme Court justice who has presided over Nassau criminal cases for years, may be reassigned to civil cases after allegations arose, sources said, that his former principal law clerk sexually harassed young female assistant district attorneys. George Peck, a state Supreme Court justice who has presided over Nassau criminal cases for years, may be reassigned to civil cases after allegations arose, sources said, that his former principal law clerk sexually harassed young female assistant district attorneys.

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  5. Letters: Problems with speed cams persistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Newsday

    A speed camera clocks vehicles traveling southbound on Utopia Parkway near 56th Avenue towards Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Sept. 2, 2014.

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  6. Cops: Queens man promised jobs, scammed commuters out of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Newsday

    A Queens man was arrested Monday and charged with defrauding commuters he met at the Hempstead bus terminal while posing as a bank employee, police said. Nassau County police said Dominick Stewart, 25, of 170-30 130th Ave., was arrested in Hempstead at 2:47 p.m. after an investigation by Hempstead Village police, Nassau Third Squad and Crimes Against Property Squad detectives.

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  7. Letters: Improving airports upsets neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Newsday

    Airplanes on the runway of Kennedy Airport, as a boater passes by on the waters of Head Of Bay in Queens, on Aug. 13, 2012. Air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.

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  8. Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Newsday

    This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a fire engine from an amusment park ride built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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  9. Full R train service returns after early finish to Sandy repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Newsday

    The R train is back in full force Monday as of 6 a.m. and will start carrying riders between Brooklyn and Manhattan now that work on the underwater tunnel damaged during Superstorm Sandy is complete before schedule. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the return of full R train service Sunday at the Whitehall Street station, the last stop on the line that ran from Queens through Manhattan since work... The R train is back in full force Monday as of 6 a.m. and will start carrying riders between Brooklyn and Manhattan now that work on the underwater tunnel damaged during Superstorm Sandy is complete before schedule.

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  10. 250 rally against jet noise from LaGuardia, JFK airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Newsday

    Protesters gathered in Cunningham Park in Queens on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, to speak out against what they call an increase in airplane noise and air pollution from LaGuardia and Kennedy airports.

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  11. 250 rally against jet noise, fuel odor from LaGuardia, JFK airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Newsday

    About 250 people rallied Sunday against noise from jets landing and taking off at Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, complaining that their quality of life also has been affected by the smell of airplane fuel. Elected officials, including Rep. Steve Israel , called for reduced noise levels deemed acceptable and additional noise abatement programs by the Port Authority of New York... About 250 people rallied Sunday against noise from jets landing and taking off at Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, complaining that their quality of life also has been affected by the smell of airplane fuel.

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  12. Official: Death of Marine at Rikers Island due to hyperthermiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Newsday

    In this March 12, 2014, file photo, Alma Murdough, left, and her daughter Cheryl Warner hold a photo of Murdough's son, Jerome Murdough, at her home in the Queens borough of New York. The death of a mentally ill, homeless former Marine in a 101-degree New York City jail cell was caused by hyperthermia due to environmental exposure to heat, according to a spokeswoman for the medical examiner, who ruled the February death an accident on Friday.

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  13. Moonstone reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Newsday

    Moonstone Chinese Cuisine description Sleek and contemporary, bright and handsome, Moonstone artfully transforms this Northern Boulevard space close to the ... More>> Sleek and contemporary, bright and handsome, Moonstone artfully transforms this Northern Boulevard space close to the Nassau-Queens border, erasing memories of Harvest Buffet and creating new ones with a taste long missing between Flushing and Montauk. Sleek and contemporary, bright and handsome, Moonstone artfully transforms this Northern Boulevard space close to the Nassau-Queens border, erasing memories of Harvest Buffet and creating new ones with a taste long missing between Flushing and Montauk.

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  14. Letters: Suggestions on speed camera rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Newsday

    A speed camera clocks vehicles traveling southbound on Utopia Parkway near 56th Avenue towards Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Sept. 2, 2014.

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  15. Queens woman accused of stealing $10G in mortgage fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Newsday

    Rosaura Hernandez, of South Ozone Park, who Nassau County police said also is known as Rosa Diaz, was arrested when she surrendered to Crimes Against Property Squad detectives Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at police headquarters in Mineola, and was charged with third-degree grand larceny, police said.

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  16. Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero pedestrian safety strategy to receive $25M in federal moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Newsday

    Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero pedestrian safety effort is getting $25 million from the Obama administration for more than a dozen projects, Sen. Charles Schumer announced Tuesday. The grant money will go to 13 projects in four boroughs that will make streets near schools, bicycle routes and transit hubs safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

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  17. World Trade Center-Newark Liberty airport link eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Newsday

    As construction fencing comes down and office towers go up at the World Trade Center, the entire lower Manhattan area might get at least one more improvement: a more direct ride to the airport -- but not to a New York airport. Earlier this year, the Port Authority said it was budgeting money for an extension of the PATH train, which has a terminal at the trade center, from its Newark stop... As construction fencing comes down and office towers go up at the World Trade Center, the entire lower Manhattan area might get at least one more improvement: a more direct ride to the airport -- but not to a New York airport.

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  18. Frederick Amoafo is named the safest cab driver in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Newsday

    Yellow medallion taxi driver Frederick Amoafo,sits in the auditorium of Borough of Manhattan Community College after being named the safest yellow taxi driver in New York City on Monday in Manhattan, Sept. 8, 2014.

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  19. Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Monday, Sept. 8, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Newsday

    In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd SB between CR-16/Portion Rd and before I-495/Long Island Expy In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd SB between CR-16/Portion Rd and before I-495/Long Island Expy In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd NB after I-495/Long Island Expy and before CR-16/Portion Rd In Holtsville construction work on CR-97/Nicolls Rd NB after I-495/Long Island Expy and before CR-16/Portion Rd In Uniondale accident on The Southern St Pkwy EB at Meadowbrook Pkwy/X22. Stop and go traffic from Hempstead Ave/X17 In Uniondale accident on The Southern St Pkwy EB at Meadowbrook Pkwy/X22.

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  20. Kearon: School-zone speed cameras are immoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Newsday

    A speed camera clocks vehicles traveling southbound on Utopia Parkway near 56th Avenue towards Francis Lewis High School in Queens on Sept. 2, 2014.

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