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Vote delayed on utility pole removal

North Hempstead town council members on Tuesday tabled a vote on a law requiring utility companies to remove decommissioned utility poles - also known as “double poles” - from roadways, saying they needed more time to consider the methodology of how poles would be removed and to add a provision warning residents of a toxic chemical found on the poles.

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Thursday 07/17/2014
4 North Shore hospitals ranked in state’s top 20
Posted: July 17, 2014

Four North Shore-area hospitals have been ranked in the top 20 in New York state by U.S. News and World Report.

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Bracing for a LIRR strike
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Charlie Tobin has taken the Long Island Railroad to get to work in Manhattan for the better part of the last two decades.

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LIRR STRIKE AVERTED!
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 4:57 pm

Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials and union leaders representing Long Island Railroad workers reached a labor agreement on Thursday, avoiding a strike that was tentatively scheduled to begin just after midnight on Sunday and would have affected more than 300,000 commuters per day.

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Alternate Manhattan travel options
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 11:09 am

If Long Island Railroad workers go on strike on July 20, here’s how you can get to Manhattan:

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N. Shore-LIJ unions eye one-day strike
Posted: July 17, 2014

Members of local 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East are voting this week on whether to hold a one-day strike at the North Shore-LIJ Health System and four other New York metropolitan area hospitals if no contract agreement is in place by July 30.

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Judge halts work on MLW-D tower
Posted: July 17, 2014

A Nassau County Supreme Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the planning and construction of a new water tower at the Manhasset-Lakeville Water District’s site in the Village of Munsey Park.

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Herricks alum to release iTunes app
Posted: July 17, 2014

You are out to dinner on a first date, ask the waiter to photograph the occasion and plan to surprise your future significant other on your one-year anniversary by sending them a text message containing the image.

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Woman who sold shelter dogs gets probation
Posted: July 17, 2014

A Central Islip woman who pleaded guilty in May to adopting dogs from local animal shelters - including the Town of North Hempstead - and selling them on Craigslist was sentenced on Tuesday to two years’ probation, prosecutors said.

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