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Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That Was

Johan Hedberg recorded his first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win for the Devils over the Islanders. It was Hedberg’s eighth shutout with New Jersey, breaking a tie with Chris Terreri for the second-most in club history.

02/04/2013

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Suspect Sought In New Year’s Eve Hit-And-Run On Long Island

Ryan McCarthy was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Udall Road and was found lying in the street unconscious, police said.

01/03/2013

Zander the Husky (credit: John Dolan)

Desperate Dog Sneaks Out To Find Owner At L.I. Hospital

They’re called “man’s best friend” for a reason.

10/04/2012

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Many West Islip Residents Say No To 7-Eleven

The fight is on to keep a 24-hour convenience store out of a suburban Long Island neighborhood.

07/31/2012

Jason Nelson (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Brightwaters Man Killed In West Islip Hit-And-Run

Jason Nelson, 27, was standing outside a house when a car headed northbound on the street hit him and knocked him to the ground, Suffolk County police said.

07/18/2012

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Officials Announce New Safety Efforts After Fatal Weekend Boating Collision On L.I.

Police and Coast Guard will be out in full force stopping any boat owner who is speeding or operating the vessel in a reckless manner.

06/26/2012

Rescuers search for the missing person in the Great South Bay. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

Body Of Fisherman Found Following Extensive Search Off L.I.’s Southern Coast

The Coast Guard said that the crash happened at about 4:50 a.m. on Saturday in the Great South Bay, just west of the Robert Moses Causeway near West Islip. One man fell off the recreational vessel and disappeared.

06/23/2012

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Long Island School Districts Get Tough, To Use Breathalyzers At Prom

For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.

05/30/2012

Debbie Stevens with attorney Lenard Leeds (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hicksville Woman Says She Was Fired After Donating Kidney To Help Boss

Debbie Stevens has filed a complaint claiming she was fired after a donating her kidney to allow her boss to move up on a transplant waiting list.

04/23/2012

A blanket from Sean's Gift. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

After Son’s Tragic Death, Long Island Mother Helps Family Members Of Organ Donors

Marie Lapersonerie, whose son tragically died after a car crash, began Sean’s Gift, giving blankets to family members of organ donors in an effort to bring them comfort.

04/12/2012

Shaun Coppola (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

West Islip Man Accused Of Impersonating Federal Agent

Police say a victim reported to authorities that on Feb. 29 a man tried to pull him over in Bay Shore and identified himself as a federal agent before fleeing after being asked for identification.

03/22/2012

Steven Kinalis (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Distraught Family, Friends Try To Come To Grips With L.I. 5-Year-Old’s Death

A Long Island man could face murder charges after police say he drove under the influence of drugs and killed a 5-year-old boy. The little boy and his family were heading to a Christmas tree farm.

12/12/2011

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Police Investigate Multiple Vehicle Crash That Left North Babylon Man Critical

Scott Robb, 38, was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center Sunday after the crash.

10/30/2011

A protester holds a sign reading 'Occupy Wall Street' during protests in Lower Manhattan. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

L.I. Couple Files Trademark Application For ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Slogan

Robert and Diane Maresca, of West Islip, plunked down $975 when they filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent Office.

10/25/2011

Utility Poles - West Islip, NY - Aug 18, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

New 60-Foot-Tall Utility Poles Anger West Islip Residents

Newer and bigger is better, right? Well, not if you ask people in one Long Island town.

08/18/2011

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