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Police looking for man who tried to grab fifth-grade girl

Nassau County News - 14 hours 22 min ago
A man tried to grab a fifth-grader walking to school in Westbury on Wednesday morning, Nassau County police said in asking for the public's help to find him.

Suffolk, state officials begin rehabilitation of Gallo Duck farm

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:28
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul launched the rehabilitation of the former Gallo duck farm in East Patchogue Wednesday with a public works bulldozer knocking over the first building by Mud Creek.

Legis. Carrié Solages charged with assaulting girlfriend, papers say

Nassau County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:02
Nassau police said they arrested Carrié Solages, an Elmont Democrat, overnight. The arrest was in connection with a "domestic incident," according to sources.

Newsday's Project Prom winner, Felicity Joy Masone, enjoys her big day

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:51
Project Prom winner Felicity Joy Masone debuted the dress readers selected for her Wednesday afternoon at a pre-prom gathering at her Port Jefferson home -- and, safe to say, the late music legend Prince would have approved.

Hearings on LIPA future energy plan in Smithtown, Mineola

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:37
Green-energy advocates dominated public hearings Wednesday in support of a LIPA power plan calling for renewable energy to displace fossil fuel sources over the next two decades.

Hearings on LIPA future energy plan in Smithtown, Mineola

Nassau County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:37
Green-energy advocates dominated public hearings Wednesday in support of a LIPA power plan calling for renewable energy to displace fossil fuel sources over the next two decades.

On his grad day, mom mourns victim of alleged gang killing

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:26
Jorge Tigre was looking forward to a big party to celebrate his graduation from Bellport High School Thursday night, and his mother, Bertha Ullaguari, was happy to oblige.

Northwell Health honors $93M donor Sandra Atlas Bass

Nassau County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:22
Long Island philanthropist Sandra Atlas Bass was honored on Northwell Health's Manhasset campus on Wednesday in a program highlighting decades of donations to the health care system, totaling more than $93 million.

Jack Martins: Curb use of 'acting' commissioners

Nassau County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:09
Former State Sen. Jack Martins, the Republican candidate for Nassau County executive, endorsed a bill Wednesday introduced in the county legislature by minority Democrats to curtail the practice of appointing acting commissioners for indefinite periods of time.

Suffolk County begins rollout of bicycle-sharing program

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:33
Suffolk is taking the first step to create a countywide bicycle-sharing program that aims to get residents off four-wheeled vehicles and onto two-wheeled ones.

Suffolk police sgt. was suspect in double-murder, witness says

Suffolk County News - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:09
Less than a year after two women were strangled and bludgeoned more than two decades ago, Suffolk police identified one of their own as a possible suspect, a former homicide detective testified Wednesday in Riverhead.

Nassau GOP introduces ethics plan before fall elections

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:58
With political corruption a top issue in this fall's election, Republican Nassau legislators on Wednesday unveiled a bill they said would give the county the "toughest ethics code in New York state."

Kim Kaiman quits job at Town of North Hempstead agency

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:24
Kim Kaiman, executive director of the North Hempstead Business and Development Corp., resigned from her position on Wednesday, officials said.

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LI officials ask for more time on home elevations

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:56
Long Island officials are asking Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state storm-recovery agencies to extend the deadline for residents affected by superstorm Sandy to submit applications to raise their homes or risk losing reimbursement money.

Long Island weather: Pop-up storms for North Shore

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:07
After some nice sunshine on the first day of summer, later Wednesday afternoon is bringing a 30 to 40 percent chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, forecasters say.

HBO's 'Crashing,' with Pete Holmes, films episode in Uniondale

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:06
"Crashing" came back to crash on Long Island. After filming the first-season finale at Sands Point Preserve last June, the HBO series, produced by Woodbury's own Judd Apatow, returned to Long Island to shoot an episode of the second season at the Marriott Hotel in Uniondale on Wednesday.

George Clooney sells his tequila company for $1B

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:22
Film star George Clooney and his business partners, Hewlett native Rande Gerber and real estate developer Mike Meldman, have sold their Manhasset-based tequila company for a potential $1 billion.

Cops: Woman arrested in jewelry thefts from Bristal facility

Suffolk County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:55
A Middle Island woman has been charged in the thefts of jewelry from residents of a Lake Grove nursing home in May and June, Suffolk County police said.

Assembly OKs bill to rename part of parkway for Steven McDonald

Nassau County News - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:37
ALBANY -- The state Assembly gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that would name part of a Long Island parkway after the late police Det. Steven McDonald, whose messages of forgiveness and perseverance became an inspiration to many.
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