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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.
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.
Police: Northport woman seen on video stealing packages arrested
A Northport woman was arrested late Tuesday after she was caught on video stealing several packages from outside an East Northport residence, police said. Deborah Amato, 60, was observed taking the packages from the front stoop of a residence on Montrose Lane at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Suffolk County pol
Nassau County reassessment is no time to play politics
Not one Nassau County taxpayer has gotten a flawed property-tax bill as a result of County Executive Laura Curran’s crusade to build an accurate roll of more than 400,000 properties. That’s because tax bills generated by the new values for 2020-21 won’t be sent out until Jan. 2.
Glen Cove's new city councilwoman Donna McNaughton appointed, sworn in
McNaughton replaces former councilman Michael Zangari, who resigned from office in November for health reasons. Glen Cove Mayor Timothy Tenke Tuesday swore in Donna McNaughton to a seat on the city council, after he and other council members voted 6-0 to appoint her.
‘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
Chick-fil-A Opens New Restaurant In Roosevelt Field Mall
Chick-fil-A, the nation-wide chicken restaurant, has opened a new location on Long Island in the Roosevelt Field Mall. The restaurant, which opened on Dec. 6, is owned and operated by Joe Hawkins, and hired 70 people.
Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder
Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho
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
Student slashed in face at Queens school, NYPD says
A 14-year-old student was slashed in the face by another student at a Queens school Tuesday morning, police said. The suspect, who also is a student, slashed the victim in the face and arm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo High School on 58th Avenue and 223rd Street in Bayside at about 8:50 a.m., an NYPD s
Oyster Bay residents to pay more for less recycling next year
Town of Oyster Bay residents will recycle less and pay more next year under an agreement adopted by the town board on Tuesday. The town board agreed to pay $69.75 per ton of recyclables to the Sanitary District No. 1 of the Town of Hempstead. Omni Recycling of Westbury, Inc. will do the work under c
3-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive at Long Island day care
MALVERNE, Long Island (WABC) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a 3-year-old child at a day care in Nassau County. The incident was reported at Grace Lutheran Church and School in the 400 block of Hempstead Avenue around 1 p.m. last Friday.
Pet Store Owner, Nephew Indicted For Possessing Illegal Animals
The owner of a Levittown reptile store and his nephew were arraigned on a 52-count grand jury indictment, charging them with illegally possessing and selling dangerous and exotic reptiles.
Man Arrested For Nassau Commercial Burglary Spree: PD
A Hicksville man was arrested on Friday for a commercial burglary spree that occurred in Nassau County since July, police say. According to authorities, 42-year-old Scott Gilmor was identified as the suspected burglar through video surveillance. Police say he forcefully entered the below businesses
Santa pays visit to Shelton
Echo Hose Ambulance hosted its “Meet Santa” event with the Huntington Fire Co. #3 at the Huntington Branch Library on Saturday, Dec. 8. Holiday treats, art activities, and story book reading provided heaps of entertainment to children waiting to meet Santa Claus. — Emily Denaro photos.
Lynbrook couple indicted on murder charges for 2016 attack on Long Beach woman
A Lynbrook couple was formally charged this past weekend for allegedly murdering a Long Beach woman in Dec. 2016. Ralph Keppler, 28, and Francesca Kiel, 21, the victim’s daughter, were arrested in November. According to authorities, Keppler beat Francesca’s mother, Theresa Kiel, with a metal barbell
Arrest made related to Nazi posters at SUNY Purchase
HARRISON, N.Y. (WETM) - An arrest has been made in the controversial Nazi poster case that arose over the weekend on the SUNY Purchase campus. The suspect was a student and will be going through the student conduct process.
SUNY student arrested over Nazi posters on campus
A SUNY Purchase College student has been arrested in connection with the Nazi-related posters found on the school’s campus in Westchester County, officials said Tuesday. The suspect will be arraigned Tuesday in Harrison Town Court on a charge of first-degree aggravated harassment, a spokeswoman for
Top 25 girls indoor track athletes to watch for 2018-19 season
1. Dieusi Armand, Westbury, Sr. Armand is the top returning long jumper and triple jumper in Nassau Class A. Armand jumped 16 feet, six inches in long jump and 35 feet, 8 ½ inches in the triple jump at the county championships last season.
Wall police arrest two NY residents after finding crack, guns at hotel: cops
WALL - Police arrested two people from Long Island, New York Thursday after finding a cache of drugs and handguns at a hotel, authorities said. Anthony Miccio, 30, of Islip, N.Y., and Ashley Schroko, 23, of Huntington, N.Y., were arrested initially after police pulled over their vehicle on New Bedfo