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Hundreds of people gathered on Plainfield Avenue and marched to the main entrance of Belmont Park on Saturday, protesting Nassau Off Track Betting’s decision to house video lottery terminals in the … more
It has thrived through the Depression, World War II and Long Island’s growth boom of the 40s, 50s and 60s. Its baked goods have changed with the pace of the times, and alongside the preferences of diverse immigrants and ethnic groups that established a life here. They have kept up with the times, incorporating popular cartoon characters of the day into their cookies, cupcakes and birthday cakes. The staff even has a tradition of marrying the bakery’s sales girls. more
Over 100 firemen from more than 10 different departments responded to a fire on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead last Friday morning, where two Nassau police officers rescued two residents from a fire that completely destroyed two stores and damaged fourteen apartments. more
With budget cuts and a possible reduction of county services becoming closer to reality for Nassau County residents, there was a palpable feeling of nervousness at the Jan. 5 East End Civic … more
Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke at the Long Island Association’s annual breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and revealed what he plans to accomplish … more
Nassau County Off-Track Betting announced last week its intention to house a 100,000-square-foot video lottery terminal facility on the western portion of the grandstand at the 430-acre Belmont … more
Applebee’s and IHOP restaurants on Long Island have removed soft drinks from the Kids Meals menu and placemats. “We are all about giving people choice,” said Craig Hoffman, director … more
The New York Cosmos will be transforming an underused basketball court on the grounds of Clara H. Carlson Elementary School in Elmont into a soccer pitch. With charity partner Street Soccer USA and … more
An unidentified employee of the Roosevelt Field Mall was shot in the back of the shoulder during a robbery at the Tourneau store just before one p.m. The 67 year-old victim, who was not involved in … more
During its Dec. 8 town board meeting, the Town of Hempstead released a list of 23 open, abandoned one family houses it had boarded, costing the town $11,232.12. The work was contracted to MGP Landscape Construction LLC of Smithtown. Hempstead town communications executives did not respond to requests as to the dates of the board-ups in time for the close of the newspaper. more
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