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Joseph Sanford, firefighter died after being critically injured in Woodmere house fire on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Firefighter Injured Battling Woodmere Blaze Dies At Long Island Hospital

There was sad news to report from Long Island on Tuesday. A firefighter injured battling a house fire last Friday, has died.

12/23/2014

Joseph Sanford, firefighter died after being critically injured in Woodmere house fire on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Firefighter Injured In Woodmere Blaze Remains In Critical Condition

Joseph Sanford, a 17-year veteran volunteer with the Inwood Fire Department, was fighting the fire when he fell through one of the floors of the home on Central Avenue in Woodmere.

12/20/2014

A volunteer firefighter suffered critical injuries while battling a fire at this home in Woodmere, N.Y. on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Firefighter In Critical Condition After House Fire In Woodmere

The Central Avenue house was totally gutted by the fire, which broke out at around 4 a.m., CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported.

12/19/2014

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Thief Steals Ring Off Woman’s Finger In Roslyn Heights Parking Lot

Witnesses say the thief– who is described as being between 30 and 40 years old, 6 feet tall and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt– ran off behind the store.

09/16/2014

The suspected getaway car in the robberies of two women in Woodmere, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Possible Pattern Of Attacks In Woodmere, Long Island

Authorities believe an attack on a woman who was robbed of her engagement ring in Woodmere, Long Island may be part of a pattern.

09/05/2014

This woman named Linda was robbed in her garage in Woodmere, Long Island on Tuesday, Sept. 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Recalls Horror Of Being Robbed In Her Garage

Police continued to search Thursday for a suspect who followed a 74-year-old woman into her garage, and robbed her of an expensive diamond engagement ring, in Woodmere, Long Island.

09/04/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Robbed Woman, 74, Of Jewelry Outside Long Island Home

Nassau County police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who accosted and robbed a 74-year-old woman in broad daylight in Woodmere.

09/03/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Man Put Woman, 69, In Chokehold, Robbed Her In L.I. Home

Police on Friday were searching for a robber who put a 69-year-old woman into a chokehold as she was walking through her house in Woodmere, Long Island.

08/22/2014

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Attorney: Accused L.I. Ponzi Schemer Out On Bail

Gershon Barkany was arrested by FBI agents on March 28. He’s accused of spending the investors’ money for his personal benefit.

04/09/2013

Number Six School in Woodmere (file / credit: Google Maps)

Long Island Voters Deciding On Controversial School Sale Today

The plan is to sell the vacant Number Six School in Woodmere for $12.5 million to a group that wants to convert it to an outpatient medical center.

03/20/2013

A debate is raging on Long Island whether to turn a closed elementary school into medical offices (credit: CBS 2)

Contentious L.I. Debate Rages On Whether To Turn Vacant School Into Medical Offices

The hot-button issue is whether to sell the vacant Number Six School in Woodmere for $12.5 dollars, return it to the tax rolls and pump the much-needed cash into the district’s budget.

03/19/2013

Osmina Guzman (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Maid Accused Of Stealing A Combined $42,000 From 3 Houses On Long Island

She cleaned their homes and then cleaned them out of their prized possessions. That’s what police in Nassau County are saying about a Queens woman who worked for several families in the Five-Towns area.

06/19/2012

Kol Dizritch Kosher Food Pantry - Woodmere, NY (file / credit: Jewish Community Center of the Greater Five Towns)

Woodmere Kosher Food Pantry Helps Those In Need Celebrate Passover

On Long Island, being poor doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on celebrating the Jewish exodus from slavery in Egypt this Passover.

04/06/2012

Marc Ringel (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Woodmere Man In Explosives Probe Pleads Not Guilty To Weapons, Other Charges

Marc Ringel, 53, was arraigned Thursday morning on reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon charges. He is being held without bail.

03/08/2012

Marc Ringel (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Man Allegedly Found In Woodmere Home With Guns, Explosives & Pot, To Be Arraigned Thursday

Police say they are not sure of Marc Ringel’s motives, but say the don’t believe he is a member of an extremist group or a terrorist.

03/07/2012

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