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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
In 2012, Heather Senti of Lakeview became the first female to be a fire chief in Nassau County. Last week, she ran unchallenged during a special fire district election that will make her Lakeview’s first female fire commissioner in January 2015. 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
Now that the West Hempstead Board of Education has voted to give West Hempstead’s resident veterans a school tax exemption, how do our veterans go about taking advantage of this benefit? more
Years ago, Dorothy Goosby, councilwoman for Lakeview and other areas of the Town of Hempstead, was looking for a way to get people more engaged with local government. She wanted to find a way to encourage her constituents and more freely express their opinions and needs. more
As we headed back to the Guy Lombardo Marina in Freeport, navigating through Freeport waterways two days before Thanksgiving, the pile of trash on our boat was both gratifying and alarming. more
Buses will replace train service between West Hempstead and Valley Stream from 9:21 a.m. until 3:50 p.m. on 15 consecutive weekdays beginning Monday, December 1 through Friday, December 19 while … more
Several years ago, Brendan Callahan, 17, a West Hempstead resident and senior at Kellenberg Memorial High School had a brainstorm: to help raise money for Camp ANCHOR, the year-round recreation program for citizens with mental and physical handicaps. Because Callahan has a brother Thomas, who struggles with autism and attends the camp, and his older brother had been a volunteer there for many years, it seemed like a good fit. “Camp ANCHOR has always been a very big part of my life and my family’s life,” said Callahan. “Organizing the walk-a-thons just seemed like a good thing to do,” he added. more
On the eve of Veterans Day, a bill was introduced in the County Legislature that would direct more county contracts to veterans and active-duty service members who own local businesses. more
After a four-year hiatus, weekend service on the Long Island Railroad returns to the West Hempstead branch this Saturday, Nov. 22. The train will run every two hours between West Hempstead and the Penn Station and/or Atlantic Terminal stations, with connecting service at Valley Stream and Jamaica. more
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