UN games open Wednesday in Nassau
An international contingent of more than 1,000 current and former United Nations staffers and their families will convene in Nassau County beginning Wednesday to compete in an Olympic-style competition in sports ranging from flag football to chess.
Maragos: Plainview for-profit school had fiscal irregularities
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos is asking the state to suspend a for-profit Plainview school that provides early intervention services for children with disabilities after auditors discovered "troublesome" irregularities with the company's books.
Officials: Man, woman pulled from Albertson fire
Nassau County police officers pulled two people from a house fire Tuesday morning in Albertson, officials said.
Nicholas DiLeo, veteran Glen Cove councilman, dead at 56
A veteran Glen Cove councilman who served the city where he was born for several terms died of an apparent heart attack Monday night, colleagues said.
Miss Harper tries out new prosthetic leg
The prosthetic limb fell off the puppy as soon as she started scampering in search of her next chewing fixation -- even while her still-healing stump left faint smears of blood on the floor.
Roosevelt group renews 10-year push for civic center
A nonprofit community group is trying to renew a long-stalled vision for a civic center in Roosevelt, rallying support from residents and other community leaders.
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Today, we are talking to people about sustainable economic development, because we think it's important to show support for key issues that affect our community - like places in the Elmont for young professionals to live, shop and be entertained; like keeping families closer together and rebuilding the economic and social pillars of the community.
Joe Smith, husband to aid of State Senator Dean Skelos (R), pled guilty to charges related to his attack on Iraq War veteran and small business owner Carl Achille, 30 of Elmont.