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Out-Of-State Utility Workers Say L.I. Power Restoration Became ‘Free-For-All’

Bottlenecks and red tape made getting back on line nearly impossible for the powerless across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

11/15/2012

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Some See Islanders’ Move To Brooklyn As Fresh Start For Nassau County

With the hockey team’s announcement it is packing up its sticks and pucks in 2015, the field appears to have widened greatly on the possibilities for developing one of the last large parcels of prime real estate in the heart of Long Island.

10/26/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: L.I. Students Perplexed By Written Exams In Gym And Art Classes

A new type of exam is making the rounds in subjects where students aren’t used to being put to the test.

10/10/2012

Jose Sorto (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

East Meadow Man Surrenders To Authorities After Being Accused Of Fatal Hit-And-Run

Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.

07/22/2012

Tire Rack Street Survival program (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Tire Rack Street Survival Program On L.I. Teaches Teens How To Better Operate Vehicles

The Tire Rack Street Survival program — which was held on Saturday — is designed to teach teens how to maneuver their vehicles better.

07/14/2012

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Uniondale Man, 26, Shot To Death In Front Of His Home

A Uniondale man was shot outside of his home on Sunday morning. Ainsworth Evans, 26, was studying at Nassau Community College, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.

07/08/2012

Nassau County Beach (Photo Credit: discovery)

Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island Beaches

Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

06/03/2012

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary Reasons

Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.

06/02/2012

Emergency command vehicles lined up outside a hurricane conference in Uniondale, NY on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Meet On L.I. To Discuss Hurricane Preparedness

More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.

05/30/2012

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Exterminators Called Into Nassau County Social Services Building For Bedbugs

Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Union Leader Jerry Laricchiuta said that the bedbug and mice problem at the Nassau County Social Services building in Uniondale on Long Island is unacceptable.

05/02/2012

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Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.

03/31/2012

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Students At Long Island Private Schools Learn Alongside Animals

Students at some of Long Island’s elite private schools are doing their learning alongside gentle animals; it’s part of a philosophy to educate the heart as well as the mind.

03/19/2012

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Nassau Teenager Arrested For Weapons Possession, Injury Of Police Officer

Police say an armed Long Island teenager is under arrest after allegedly breaking a police officer’s thumb while resisting arrest.

02/23/2012

Students rally for the DREAM Act at Nassau Community College - Uniondale, NY - Feb 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Long Island Rally Held In Support Of DREAM Act

The act would allow a path to legal residency for those who were brought into the country illegally as minors, but are in otherwise good legal standing and graduate high school.

02/16/2012

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Pharmacies Using New Technology To Deal With Dangerous Criminals

After the horrific and deadly pharmacy massacre in Medford, Long Island store owners are looking for ways to protect their employees and customers.

02/16/2012

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