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If you were around in the 1970s, and into cool music (who wasn’t?), then you may remember the popular “Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano,” a … more
The attacks in Paris left another populace stunned, scared and wondering why. New Yorkers know the feeling all too well. Marvin Parks, a New York jazz singer now working in Paris, reminded his … more
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its newest location in Levittown, - just a few miles away from East Meadow, - on Oct. 31. The new office is … more
With the swing of a sledgehammer into one of the walls of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the renovation of the 43-year-old arena officially began on Nov. 5. Nassau County Executive Ed … more
The drug addicts’ brain scans that Dr. Stephen Dewey takes appear in psychedelic shades of red, yellow, green and blue, each indicating a level of brain activity — or inactivity. Red means excited. Blue is dormant. Dewey is the laboratory director for behavioral and molecular neuro-imaging at the North Shore-LIJ Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. In that capacity, he’s put hundreds of addicts’ brains to the test — the positron emission tomography test, that is — seeking to understand precisely what happens to the mind when a pot smoker lights up or a heroin junkie shoots up. And, he has found, it isn’t pretty. more
Andrew Satriano has spent many nights watching “Wheel of Fortune” from the comfort of his Oceanside home. Most of the time he’s competing with his older brother, David — they both graduated with degrees in English from Binghamton University — to see who could solve the puzzles first. more
According to a report by the New York State Cancer Registry, which is maintained by the Department of Health, the occurrence of female breast cancer in many Nassau County areas is much higher than the state expectancy rate. In fact, of Nassau County’s 65 zip codes, 35 had at least a 15 percent increase in the number of breast cancer cases anticipated in those areas, the report said. more
Two weeks ago, the Herald published a story addressing the prevalence of political signs in the Town of Hempstead, the regulations surrounding them, and their potential influence over voter behavior. Our article was met with additional reader questions and comments concerning the legalities of political signs placed on county and state roads, hung on utility poles, and the public’s right to remove them. more
Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced today that a West Hempstead attorney was arrested this morning for stealing more than $5.7 million from clients between September 2012 and February 2014. more
A man who was wandering around and got stuck in the storm drains under Valley Stream was rescued this morning by a task force of over 100 responders from the Nassau County Police, several fire departments and EMS personnel. Emergency responders said they believe the man is homeless and may suffer from mental illness. more
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