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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

Northern Parkway School - Uniondale, NY (file / credit: Uniondale Public Schools)

What Happens When A District Doesn’t Use Its Snow Days?

Maybe it is wishful thinking, but we are already into February and the Uniondale school district on Long Island has not used any of its two snow days. Dare we ask what happens if this continues?

02/03/2012

Job Fair - Uniondale, NY - Feb 1, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Job Fair Held In Nassau County Days Ahead Of Monthly Numbers

On Friday, we’ll get the January unemployment figures from the Labor Department, but today a job fair was being held in Nassau County.

02/01/2012

Northern Parkway School - Uniondale, NY (file / credit: Uniondale Public Schools)

Long Island Man Accused Of Stealing From Relative, School District

52-year-old Ivan Shamberger is accused of stealing a paycheck from his relative, but the crime didn’t end there.

01/10/2012

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores at 10:30 of the third period against James Reimer #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

MacArthur Has Goal, Assist As Leafs Top Isles 5-4

Clarke MacArthur scored a goal and added an assist, and James Reimer stopped 30 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.

12/23/2011

Antoinette Glacken (credit: CBS 2)

Uniondale Senior Antoinette Glacken Socked With ‘False Alarm’ Fees Following Hurricane Irene

An elderly Long Island Woman who lost power during Hurricane Irene is getting a one-two punch.

11/14/2011

Belmont Park - Elmont, NY (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Latest Idea For Nassau Coliseum: Relocation To Belmont Park

The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.

10/05/2011

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