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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.
Freeport: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
FREEPORT, NY — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to worry! To help simplify your search, we at Patch have compiled the latest batch of five new listings nearb
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.
Fire Destroys Nassau Home: Police
Nassau County police are investigating a fire that destroyed a home in Massapequa Park Saturday night. According to police, the call for the fire came in at 8:10 p.m. for a house on Maple Street. The Massapequa Fire Department extinguished the fire. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, a
5 New East Meadow Area Houses For Sale
EAST MEADOW, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Need some assistance in your search? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Woman walking home pushed to the ground and raped in Queens
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for the man who raped a woman in Queens early Sunday morning. At 4:30 a.m., police received a call of an assault in the vicinity of Bayport Place and Augustina Avenue in Far Rockaway.
Man in Just Socks, Underwear Found Dead at NYC Park: Police
A man's body was found in a Queens park on Sunday, police said. The man, who appeared to be in his 20s, had trauma to his head and body, the NYPD said. He was wearing only socks and underwear, according to law enforcement sources.
Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Franklin Square
Much like a pretzel, life is full of twists. And that rings true for the Caiazzo and Smith families: After a visit to a local pretzel shop, they're now the owners of a Philly Pretzel Factory in Franklin Square.
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.
2 men wanted for stealing packages from homes in Valley Stream, Long Island
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5 New Homes For Sale In The Levittown Area
LEVITTOWN, NY — Looking for a new home nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old property listings every time you search online? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we here at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Heroes & Helpers: Kids get early Christmas thanks to Nassau County police, Target
WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- Christmas came early for some financially disadvantaged kids on Long Island, thanks to the Nassau County Police Department and Target. The department's Community Affairs Unit partnered with the Westbury Target store and the Nassau County Police Department Foundation t
Man Arrested After Breaking Into Rockville Centre Store: Police
On Dec. 6 at 9:24 a.m., a store manager on N. Village Avenue reported counterfeit money was used for a money transfer. On Dec. 9 at 8:54 p.m., a store manager on Sunrise Highway reported the theft of an electronic item.
New Hyde Park: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
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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.
‘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.
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
Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
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
Answers to frequently asked questions about Nassau's reassessment
Nassau County has embarked on a countywide property reassessment for the first time since tax rolls were frozen in 2011. County Executive Laura Curran says the reassessment is necessary to develop an accurate tax roll that will hold up under court challenges. Nassau already has borrowed hundreds of