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Teen On Helmet Safety Mission After Skateboarding Mishap Almost Claims Her Life

A day of skateboarding almost claimed the life of a Long Island Teenager who though that skating without a helmet was the cool thing to do.


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Farmingdale Considers Skateboarding Ban In Name Of Safety

Skateboarders reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour have Farmingdale officials considering banning the sport on two very steep streets.


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Skateboarding Community Ready To Fight Farmingdale Village Over Proposed Law

A law to ban skateboarders? That’s what being proposed in one Long Island community, where residents worry someone is going to get hurt.


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City Councilman Takes Aim At Skateboarders At Columbus Circle

Councilman Dan Garodnick claims his office has been inundated with calls from residents complaining that skateboarders threatening the safety of families, children and tourists.


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The 5 Best Skateboard Shops in New York

Skateboarding is more than a sport to anyone who lives by the board. Whether you’re an aspiring Tony Hawk or a total novice, defy gravity at some of the best skateboarding shops in NYC.

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Naked Skateboarder Blames Incident On Pills, Says He Was ‘Like The Hulk’

A professional skateboarder who tore paintings off the walls of a New York City hotel is blaming his bizarre, naked ruckus on drinking and what he thought were anti-hangover pills.


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Pro Skateboarder Jereme Rogers Accused In Naked NYC Hotel Ramapage

Jereme Rogers was arraigned Friday on a charge of criminal mischief. Prosecutors say he was found naked in the hallway of the Affinia Shelburne Hotel, with broken glass and ripped paintings strewn around him and cuts on his hands.


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Ossining Five-Year-Old Reads 1,000 Books

Five-year-old Jordan Brown likes to play in the snow and play with his friends, but he also likes to read – a lot!