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For three days, Pablo C. wandered the 120,000- square-mile Sonoran Desert in southwest Arizona, where temperatures can reach 118 degrees Fahrenheit in summer. He was a teenager, alone, with no food or water. more
Inwood firefighter Joseph Sanford Jr. was critically injured after falling through the first floor and into the basement, when responding to a fire at a Woodmere house at 787 Central Avenue about 4 a.m. on Dec. 19, according to fire officials. more
Longtime resident and business owner Beatrice (Bea) Tolle of Cedarhurst, died on Nov. 29 at the age of 91. more
Creative and intellectual, Cedarhurst resident Andrzej Rzewski could paint and speak intelligently on a broad spectrum of topics. more
Longtime Woodmere resident Norman H. Dachs, a renowned insurance law lawyer who founded one of the oldest legal firms in Nassau County, died of lung cancer at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre on Dec. 10. He was 81. more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former employer of overbilling a large corporate client for millions of dollars, was expected to plead guilty to mail fraud charges in federal court in Central Islip on Dec. 11, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. He didn’t, however. more
Woodmere native Peggy Norden Walker (née Margaret Ann Norden) was known for her generosity of spirit, boundless reserves of love and wisdom, deep loyalty and compassion, a wonderful sense of humor, curiosity, and a rare creative spark that found its expression in color and song, family members said. more
Much history is tied into Temple Hillel’s founding 60 years ago, as the North Woodmere synagogue will commemorate the 30th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s visit and honor former U.S. Sen. Alfonse D’Amato with its newly created Ronald Reagan Award on Sunday. more
A philanthropist who supported several Jewish organizations and developed a niche market for her family’s supermarket franchise, Lawrence native Randie W. Malinsky died at her home on Oct. 18 of lung cancer. She was 64. more
A self-cultured woman with a self-deprecating sense of humor, Elaine Ruth Brust (née Wieseneck) left her family a gallery of stunning sculpture and a trove of memories. She died in Denver, Colo. on Nov. 14. Brust was 89. more
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