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It was the summer of 2012. Madeleine Petrara Perrin, an attorney from Bayville, couldn’t get over how much Joe had changed. She had last seen Joe, a Bayville native who was 56 at the time, at his apartment a year earlier when she was volunteering for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic charitable group committed to ending poverty. Joe was a shell of his former self. more
Confined to a hospital bed, connected to three life-support machines and unable to eat, talk or walk after a horrible car accident, Joseph Parenti, of West Hempstead, kept thinking of the life he wanted to live. “I pictured myself enjoying a normal life, you know, creative visualization,” said Parenti. “I kept imagining what I wanted; how I was going to get there; that I had the power to heal. But it’s easier said than done,” he admitted. more
Having picked up two endorsements from leading nonprofit gun-control groups in two days, 4th Congressional District candidate Kathleen Rice called on Sept. 24 for national legislation that would require gun-show background checks and restrictions on high-capacity, assault-style clips. 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
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
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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