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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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A drug take-back event sponsored by the Bellmore-Merrick Community Parent Center, the Central High School District and the Heroin Task Force on Sept. 27 yielded more than 200 pounds of medications, representing hundreds, if not thousands, of the opioid prescription pain pills that a growing number of teenagers are abusing, according to Wendy Tepfer, the Parent Center’s executive director. more
A pair of animal rights activists, who have long called for reforms at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, spoke up at a recent board meeting with concerns about the future of the facility. more
Keyboard rock legend Keith Emerson mostly regards himself as musically “self-taught.” “From 8 to 12 years old, I had private piano tutelage from the local teachers here in Sussex,” … more
The chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee is charging that the one-time law firm of former State Senate candidate Dave Denenberg “conspired” with Republican leaders to delay filing of a lawsuit against him until the deadline to nominate a different candidate had passed. more
Johannes Laursen, former president of the New York Press Association and publisher of four community newspapers on the South Shore, died on Sept. 18, at age 98. more
Sept. 21 was the 76th anniversary of the infamous Long Island Express of 1938, a massive Category 3 hurricane that slammed into the Island, New Jersey and much of New England with rare ferocity, killing 800 people and causing $308 million in damage (the equivalent of $4.8 billion today), including the destruction of 57,000 homes. more
Bedford and Pettit avenues were filled with Long Islanders looking for fun at the 28th annual Bellmore Family Street Festival last weekend… more
A state judge has put Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg on a daily-living, expenses-only budget, at least until a Sept. 29 court hearing on his former law firm’s application to block Denenberg from selling or transferring financial assets. more
Born in Great Neck and educated in that district’s public schools, Roger Tilles has an indelible memory of the last time he was in a school building in the Lawrence School District which he visited on Sept. 19. more
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sam Baharestani has joined Berke Eye Care in Westbury. Baharestani is certified by The American Board of Ophthalmology, is a candidate member of the American … more
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