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Levittown: 5 Open Houses Coming Up (PICS)
LEVITTOWN, NY — Looking at housesup for sale online can feel like a somewhat blind process. Photographs don't always do a house justice, and they can sometimes make a fixer-upper look quite a bit cuter than it is in reality. That's why open houses are so nifty: No more guesswork involved!
Christmas Lights Stolen From East Meadow Homes: Nassau Police
Both license plates were stolen from a car parked at Oxford Street in East Meadow on Dec. 6. Christmas lights were stolen from a home on Meadow Court in East Meadow on Dec. 9. Christmas lights were stolen from a home on Willow Lane on Dec. 9.
Suffolk police shoot, kill knife-wielding man in "confrontation" in Shirley
Suffolk County police officers shot and killed a man holding a knife in Shirley on Saturday, police said. Homicide squad detectives are investigating the shooting at 12:30 p.m. on Rockledge Drive, police said.
Baby found dead in Midtown Manhattan hotel; 2 women in custody
MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- Two women are in custody after a baby boy was found dead inside a Midtown hotel. Police responded to a 911 call at the Hotel Pennsylvania on 7th Avenue and West 33rd Street around 1 a.m. Saturday. Hotel staff told police they saw two women wandering around the hotel with
Passenger dies in Old Brookville car crash, Nassau police say
A passenger in a vehicle whose driver lost control was killed in Old Brookville Thursday night, Nassau police said. The victim, 58, was in the back seat of a Toyota when the driver hit a concrete retaining wall about 3 p.m. as he headed south on Cedar Swamp Road, near Country Lane, police said.
Nassau adjusting more than 40,000 property values after homeowners weigh in
Nassau County Assessor David Moog said Friday that he was adjusting the values on more than 40,000 of the county’s 386,000 residential properties after hearing from thousands of homeowners about errors in their new property tax assessments.
Laura Curran hits tax challenge lawyers, then appears with one
Democrat Nassau County Executive Laura Curran criticized tax grievance firms that made money off Nassau’s frozen assessment roll, posting her comments on her official Facebook page after a news conference this week where she stood with a Democratic lawyer, who also has made money off the county’s fr
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Dec. 16
Risa Beckett reads from and signs copies of her children’s book “Scarlett" at 11:30 a.m., The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main St., Port Washington; 516-767-2650, thedolphinbookshop.com.
‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper
A creep snatched an 11-year-old girl off a Queens street early Saturday — and a good Samaritan came to the rescue, holding the would-be kidnapper until cops arrived, police said.
My mom’s medical emergency became a hospital horror show
I was visiting home last Tuesday night and was just leaving when my mother, Phylis Corso, came home from work early. She told me she thought she was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital.
Man dies after Uniondale shooting, police say
One of the two men shot in Uniondale Wednesday has died of his injuries, Nassau police said Friday. Homicide detectives identified the victim as Terrance Brown, 24, of Uniondale.
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.
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Crossing Old Country Road
A woman was fatally struck by a vehicle Thursday night in Westbury, police say. According to authorities, a 63-year-old woman was crossing Old Country Road, near School Street, when she was struck by a westbound vehicle at 8:42 p.m.
Nassau County reassessment not the time for errors
When Nassau County Executive Laura Curran decided to do a full reassessment of nearly 400,000 properties and build an accurate and defensible tax roll, she set the county on a tremendously difficult path.
Hempstead school board moves toward dismissing security chief
The Hempstead school board voted late Thursday to take steps toward seeking the dismissal of the district’s security director, former Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick. The panel, following a closed-door session, voted 3-2 to issue disciplinary charges against Hardwick and extend his paid administrativ
Suffolk police: Driver had license suspended 65 times
A North Lindenhurst man was charged Friday with driving a motor vehicle with a license that had been suspended 65 times, Suffolk police said. Oscar Ronquillo, 25, was driving a 2005 gray Honda, which had been previously reported stolen, in the area of Fulton Street, near Schenectady Avenue in West B
Hundreds Pack Hearing On Nassau County Property Tax Assessments
MINEOLA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Hundreds of residents in Nassau County packed a hearing on property tax assessments Wednesday night. Fifty-two percent of residents in the county will see their property taxes rise under the new assessment program while 48 percent will see a drop in their taxes.
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