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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.
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.
Police: 8 Commack students taken to hospital after bus fills with smoke
Eight Commack schoolchildren were taken to the hospital after their school bus filled with smoke Tuesday morning, prompting the driver to evacuate the 21 students aboard, police and school officials said.
‘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
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
NYPD: 17-year-old fatally struck by ambulette in the Bronx was pushed
FORDHAM, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are investigating the death of a teenager who was fatally struck by an ambulette in the Bronx after being pushed into traffic during an argument.
Priciest home sales in Glen Head
Priciest home sales in Glen Head (11545) The three highest-priced home sales in Glen Head last month ranged from $900,000 to $2.088 million. The priciest Glen Head home sold in November was a 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath colonial on 1.1 acres at 9 Birchell Lane that sold for $2.088 million in cash. It was li
There’s A Christmas House Like No Other On Long Island
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — We usually hear about decorations outside people’s homes throughout our area. Now, there’s a story of a family that has gone wild decorating inside their home.
Long Island Cheat Sheet: RXR sells Woodbury office complex for $37M, Nassau and Suffolk home sales flatten … & more
RXR Realty sells Woodbury office complex for $37.4M. The Feil Organization, a Manhattan-based and family-owned real estate development firm, has agreed to pay $37.4 million to buy a six-building office complex in Woodbury from RXR Realty, according to Long Island Business News. The sale of the prope
Freeport retail property sells for $6M
A Freeport retail property, formerly owned by Kimco Realty, has sold for $6 million. The 13,905-square-foot store on 1.4 acres at 89 Henry St. is net-leased to Walgreens. It was purchased by Bethpage Properties, a Long Island-based private real estate investment firm.
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.
Legislator Abrahams Thanks Nassau County Guardians for Donating Toys in Support of Ninth Annual Holiday of Giving Celebration
Mineola, NY - December 11, 2018 - Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) thanked the Nassau County Guardians Association on Monday, Dec. 3 for their generous donation of toys. The donation will help bring holiday cheer to children and families facing financial hardship at Legislator
Dual-Stream Recycling to Return in January
Huntington residents will return to dual-stream recycling in January because of the collapse of the global recycling market. The Town Board will vote on the change at its meeting Dec. 18.
Syosset: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
SYOSSET, NY — When you're looking for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can take hours of tedious searching online. That's why we've gone ahead and done the prepwork for you.
Long Island Concerts & Events December 10-13
An evening with Long Island author, Angela LaRosa as she speaks about and signs copies of her new book Smile! Be Happy!: Life Lessons from an Uncommon Housewife. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.
Comedian Dane Cook to perform in Phoenix in November
PHOENIX — Comedian Dane Cook will stop in Phoenix on his Tell It Like It Is tour in November. The second comic to sell out Madison Square Garden, Cook will perform at the Comerica Theatre on Nov. 2.
Nassau County Emerald Society firefighter officers inducted
North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth attended the swearing in ceremony for the new members of the Nassau County Fire Fighters Emerald Society on Nov. 27 at the East Williston Firehouse.
Ex-Correction Officer Charged In Long Island Woman's Beating Murder
MINEOLA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — A former city correction officer was arraigned Monday on attempted murder charges, for an attack on his former business partner. Wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, former Correction Officer Ralph Keppler, 28, left the courtroom after the judge ordered him back to jail, belie
Mark Page, deputy Nassau County executive for finance, is retiring
Page will be replaced in January by his top deputy, Raymond Orlando. Two top Nassau County budget gurus are leaving their jobs. Mark Page, deputy county executive for finance, is retiring at the end of the year and will be replaced by his top deputy, Raymond Orlando.
Northport Man Sentenced For $9M Wire, Bank Fraud
A top business executive from Northport was sentenced on Monday to serve 24 months in prison for conspiring to commit $8.9 million in wire and bank fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of New York.