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Nassau County Residents Blast Property Tax Reassessment

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A five-hour heated public hearing didn’t end until 12:18 a.m. on Thursday, as hundreds of outraged homeowners aired grievances about their changing property tax assessments.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-13 18:35:12

Zorn's of Bethpage Rappels 170 Ft Down for People in Need

Bethpage, NY; December 13, 2018 –Merrill Zorn, President of Zorn's of Bethpage, who regularly spends her time leading her team as it serves Long Island families food at her iconic family-owned Long Island favorite take-out and catering destination of 80 years, recently took a short break from the co

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:36:00

Westbury crash kills pedestrian on Old Country Road, police say

A vehicle struck and killed a woman on Old Country Road in Westbury on Thursday night, Nassau County police said. The pedestrian, 63, was trying to cross Old Country Road at School Street at 8:42 p.m., police said in a news release Friday. A westbound vehicle struck her.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-14 10:18:19

Santa To Tour Around Huntington Station On Fire Truck

Old Saint Nick has left the North Pole and will be greeting children and posing for pictures for the Huntington Station community on Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15. Santa and his elves will make scheduled visits on a Huntington Manor Fire Department fire truck to the following locations:

PATCH - 2018-12-12 23:41:00

Retail Roundup: Babylon OKs Walmart plan to convert LI store to supercenter

Walmart has been trying to get a bigger piece of the retail action in Farmingdale for nearly a decade. The world’s largest retailer will finally get its wish. The Town of Babylon has given Walmart Inc. the go-ahead on a plan to convert its Farmingdale store to a supercenter by constructing a 62,450-

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-14 11:00:00

Two men shot in Uniondale, Nassau County police say

Two men were shot in Uniondale on Wednesday night, Nassau County police said. An unknown male gunman fired multiple shots into a vehicle on Bira Street at Jerusalem Avenue just before 8 p.m., hitting two men inside, police said in a news release Thursday.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-13 11:14:52

New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries

New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-12-13 21:00:00

Judge moves back former Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker's obstruction of justice trial to April

Walker is accused of taking $5,000 in cash from an unnamed Nassau County contractor at a 2014 University of Notre Dame football game, according to federal prosecutors. A federal judge Thursday rescheduled the criminal trial of former Chief Deputy Nassau County Executive Rob Walker for the second tim

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-13 16:24:46

Hush Bistro closes in Huntington

Hush Bistro in Huntington shut its doors abruptly on Monday, bringing to a close a four-year saga of shifting locations and personnel. Marc Bynum, who opened the original Hush Bistro in Farmingdale, left the Huntington restaurant in June.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-13 13:00:59

Hempstead shelter residents say they're forced to live in 'hell'

Residents of a Hempstead home that is being used as a homeless shelter say they're being forced to live in deplorable conditions. Linda Simmons says living in the shelter on Cornwall Lane is "hell." The 59-year-old describes the facility's owner as "a slum landlord" who "doesn't do anything."

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-13 17:17:00

Altice wins millions in tax breaks for $60 million renovation project

Altice USA Inc. won millions of dollars in tax breaks from Nassau County on Wednesday to support planned renovations of half of the company’s office space in Bethpage. The project is valued at up to $60 million, according to the company's application for aid.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-13 16:58:36

17-Year-Old Fugitive From Pennsylvania Arrested In Garden City

An officer saw a car traveling south on Clinton Road at 75 MPH on Dec. 5. The office tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and continued to drive in an unsafe manner on multiple streets in Garden City and Hempstead, breaking many laws. The car finally came to a stop on Stowe Pla

PATCH - 2018-12-13 16:14:00

Teenager from Valley Stream is missing

A teenager from Valley Stream went missing on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m., police report. According to Nassau County detectives, Elijah Moore, 15, was last seen leaving his Elmwood Street residence. He is described as a black male, 5-foot-9-inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He w


One In Critical Condition After Nassau Shooting

One man is in critical condition after he and his friend were shot in Uniondale Wednesday night. According to police, the two men, both 24, were sitting in a car on Bira Street at Jerusalem Avenue just before 8 p.m. They were approached by another man, who fired multiple shots into the car, hitting

PATCH - 2018-12-13 14:10:00

PIX11 honors the Nassau County Fire Service Academy

PIX11 News goes behind the scenes with the Nassau County Fire Service Academy. First responders from the academy share fire tips and a person who lost family members in a tragic house fire around the holidays a couple of years ago will share her story.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-12 20:19:33

Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support

NASSAU COUNTY (WABC) -- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran defended her property tax reassessment plan Tuesday after weeks of outcry from some taxpayers and members of the Nassau County Legislature.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-11 22:49:17

Two men arrested in double shooting that killed one LI man, police say

Two Nassau men have been arrested in an October double shooting that killed one man in Hempstead Village, authorities said. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of South Floral Park, are scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in the Oct. 19 killing of Demetrius Winf

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 00:48:50

Convicted murderer gets same sentence after second trial

A Nassau judge Wednesday punished a convicted murderer with 17 years to life behind bars, the exact sentence he was serving for a Freeport slaying before jury misconduct sparked a retrial.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 18:40:27

‘Autism Whisperer’ opening new ABA centers in Nassau County

Everyday social interactions can be daunting tasks for children with autism. Obtaining the proper education and therapy for children on the autism spectrum is up to the family, and often resources are difficult to get, not comprehensive or nonexistent. Kevin Gersh, often called the “autism whisperer

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-12-11 10:08:10

Queens Man Gets Life In Prison For 2011 Murder In Nassau

A Queens man was sentenced to 17 years to life in prison today for the 2011 robbery and murder of a man in Freeport. Jerod Plowden, 31, was convicted on Oct. 19 of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 18:29:00