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An Oceanside man was seriously burned after an explosion in the backyard of 272 Bayside Avenue. Both the Oceanside Fire Department and the Nassau County Fire Marshal came to the scene. An ambulance took the … more
A man accidentally shot himself and his doctor in an Oceanside office. more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
The Oceanside man whose plane was removed from his driveway earlier this week was arrested for threatening Town of Hempstead employees over the phone. Harold Guretzky, 70, had been keeping his plane, a Cessna 152, in the driveway at his house on Yale Street. The Town of Hempstead dismantled and removed the plane on April 20, saying he did not have permission to store it there. more
An audit of Nassau County Police Departmentovertime expenditures revealed systemic issues of under-budgeting, reliance on overly optimistic savings from management initiatives, complex precinct overtime rules and inadequate recordkeeping technology, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos’s office announced Monday. more
According to information received from the Nassau County Police Department, nearly three-quarters of a million dollars has been sliced out of the county’s budget for school crossing guards since 2010. more
A half-dozen Nassau County environmental and civic activists, most from Merrick, came to Bethpage Community Park on April 21 –– the day before Earth Day –– to call on the state to accelerate efforts to clean up a massive chemical plume that has crept for more than seven decades from Bethpage toward South Oyster Bay. more
Eight fire departments responded to an early-morning fire in Oceanside on Monday that left dozens of people homeless and destroyed several businesses. According to Oceanside Fire Chief J.T. Madden, the first call came in at 4:29 a.m., reporting a blaze at the back of 3122 Long Beach Road, the D & D more
Hempstead Town officials, members of the town building department and the town’s top engineer gathered at the Yale Street home of Harold Guretzky, to dismantle the Cessna 152 airplane he has kept … more
Local residents and community leaders have welcomed five new businesses to Oceanside and Island Park in April. Hungry customers lined up around the corner and down the block last Monday morning … more
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