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LIPA crew at Richmond Avenue in Amityville on Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hempstead Town Supervisor: LIPA Has Failed Those With Special Needs

The Hempstead town supervisor on Saturday accused the Long Island Power Authority of ignoring those with special needs.

11/10/2012

Sandy damage in Franklin Square, Long Island (credit: Michael Salerno)

Hempstead Town Supervisor Wants Extension On Property Tax Payments

The town of Hempstead’s supervisor has asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant an extension for property tax payments in light of the destruction from superstorm Sandy.

11/03/2012

Cars burned by downed power lines (credit: Arturo Pacheco)

In Sandy’s Wake, Looting Arrests Reported In Nassau, Rockaways

The Queens District Attorney’s office has announced the arrests of 15 people for looting businesses in the Rockaways.

10/31/2012

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both speak at the same time during the second presidential debate October 16, 2012 at the David Mack Center at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.   (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Both Teams Claim Victory After Pushy, Tense Town Hall Debate At Hofstra

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney engaged in a pushy, interruption-filled encounter at the town hall-style event at Hofstra University in Hempstead, making charges and countercharges that the other guy wasn’t telling the truth.

10/17/2012

Hofstra Debate Banner (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Presidential Debate Means Cost To Taxpayers, Boom For Local Businesses

No matter who comes out on top tonight on stage at Hofstra University, one local lodging place is already a winner.

10/16/2012

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Hofstra Debate Extra: What Question Would You Ask President Obama, Mitt Romney?

If given the opportunity to ask either candidate a question this evening, what would it be?

10/16/2012

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With Their Political Lives Hanging In Balance, Obama, Romney Invade Hofstra

Tuesday night marks the second presidential election in a row that features Hofstra University hosting a pivotal debate, and Long Islanders are the ones actually asking the questions.

10/16/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)/Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Pundits: Hofstra Presidential Debate Could Easily Mean Doom For The Loser

Hofstra will be center stage for the second presidential debate this election year when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney go at it inside the university’s Mack Sports Complex on Tuesday night.

10/15/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Weighs In On First Presidential Debate; Hofstra Begins Preps For 2nd Debate

Bloomberg downplayed the importance of the first presidential debate as an indicator of how the election may go, noting some past losers did well in the first head-to-head event.

10/04/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Two Arrested On Long Island After Reports Of Shots Fired

Witnesses told them that a man fired a gun and then fled with another man in a Honda Civic. Police found the suspects inside the car at a nearby parking garage.

10/01/2012

Ashburn Neysmith (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Man Arrested After Injuring 2 Children During Wild Attempted Carjacking On L.I.

Ashburn Neysmith was charged with three counts of robbery, two counts of assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

09/25/2012

Mark Bonilla (Credit: http://toh.li/town-clerks-office)

Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Blackmail

Authorities said that there were four employees of the Hempstead, Long Island Town Clerk’s Office who complained about Mark Bonilla, including two women who said they were sexually harassed.

09/22/2012

A man stands in front of the Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park, NJ on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Observances Held Around The Tri-State Area

Events and memorials were held around the Tri-State area Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terror attacks.

09/11/2012

Annisa John (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office/Handout)

L.I. Woman Arrested After Dog Found With Severely Infected Leg Wound

Investigators went to the 39-year-old’s home after receiving a tip that there was a neglected dog on the property.

09/07/2012

Monument to Charles Lindbergh's takeoff - Westbury, NY - Aug 24, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Push On To Preserve Site Of Lindbergh’s Takeoff

On Long Island, residents and lawmakers want to preserve the site where Charles Lindbergh took off for his historic 1927 Transatlantic flight to France.

08/24/2012

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