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Albertson skating guru Peter Burrows, 75, dies

Longtime Albertson resident Peter Burrows, who coached many world-class figure skaters including Olympics gold medalist Dorothy Hamill, died on April 9. He was 75.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
Work on 2nd air stripper project begins
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Design work has begun on an air stripper project for the Roslyn Water District’s Mineola Avenue facility that officials said has tested positive for low levels of Freon-22 contamination.

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Rep. Israel grilled during forum - by 5th grade class
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 3:17 pm

When Rep. Steve Israel first realized he wanted to go into politics, he was about as old as the Munsey Park Elementary School students he spoke to on Friday.

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Haber receives first union endorsement
Posted: April 17, 2014

East Hills restaurateur has received the first union endorsement of his state Senate campaign from the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, which represents 23,000 supermarket employees across New York.

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Police arrest man following high-speed chase, break-in
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 3:52 pm

A Glen Cove man was arrested in Mineola on Wednesday for allegedly initiating a high-speed chase with police through Uniondale last week and attempting to break into a T-Mobile store in Flower Hill last year.

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Driver guilty in 2012 fatal truck, bus crash
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Raymond Ragen, 45, of Mineola, was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter and assault for a July 2012 crash in which a cement truck he was driving crashed head-on into a school bus carrying special-needs children, killing the driver and injuring five others including four children, according to Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice. 

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Lake Success firm gets $12M in tax breaks
Posted: April 17, 2014

A Lake Success-based company will receive $12 million in state tax breaks and grants in exchange for keeping its headquarters in Nassau County and adding more than 350 jobs to the area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Friday.

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Mangano touts Bosworth, economy
Posted: April 17, 2014

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Thursday said he looks forward to working alongside Judi Bosworth now that the former legislator has become North Hempstead’s town supervisor.

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O’Reilly gives vet new wheelchair at concert
Posted: April 17, 2014

Prior to the start of the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra’s 30th anniversary fundraising concert at Chaminade High School in Mineola on Sunday, retired Sgt. Carl Duda got a new set of wheels.

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