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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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The former law firm of Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg is suing him in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeking $3.6 million in damages. The firm alleges that Denenberg systemically and fraudulently overbilled a client to the tune of $2.3 million over eight years, and sought a 25 percent annual bonus from the firm based, at least in part, on those billings. more
Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin who represents part of Merrick, and Bob Young, an environmental activist from Merrick, are among the local organizers preparing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. more
Patients should stop thinking of powerful pain medications like Oxycontin and Vycodin as slightly stronger versions of Tylenol and Advil. Rather, they should think of them as “heroin pills.” That’s according to Dr. Andrew Kolodny, president of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing and chief medical officer for Phoenix House, a national, nonprofit drug treatment agency. more
Buying a home is more than just making a purchase — it’s one of the most important decisions in a person’s life. Owning a home can be a source of comfort, pride, security and stability. But … more
East Meadow High School’s Ayyan Zubair and W.T. Clarke High School’s Pavithran Ravindran have been named two of 16,000 semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. more
Birch Lane, in Levittown, off Bellmore Road, was renamed Paramedic Rudy Havelka Lane last Sunday, in honor of New York City Paramedic Rudy Havelka, who also volunteered in the East Meadow Fire Department for more than 35 years. more
An audio glitch toward the end of the East Meadow Fire Department’s Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony last Thursday resulted in a performance of “God Bless America,” sung by those in attendance, without musical accompaniment. more
Every day, 2,500 teens across the country, ages 12 to 17, get high off prescription drugs, and 70 percent of them obtain their narcotics from family members or friends –– most often by swiping them from bathroom medicine cabinets, according to Wendy Tepfer, executive director of the Bellmore-Merrick Community Parent Center. more
Local towns and villages will be commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks with memorial ceremonies and rememberances. They include: East Rockaway: Sept. 11, 7 p.m. on the grounds of Memorial Park, adjacent to … more
Thirteen years after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center that claimed nearly 3,000 lives, Nassau County held a candlelight remembrance ceremony to honor those who died that day. more
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