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Five Towners Give Win to Romney in Debate; Some Changing Minds

Five Towners Give Win to Romney in Debate; Some Changing Minds

By Rob Abruzzese President Barack Obama has been leading GOP contender Mitt Romney in most of the recent polls, but based on how Five Towners felt about the first presidential debate that was held on Wednesday night he still has a lot of work to do. This reporter scoured the area to get people’s reactions [...]

Heart Attack Fells Nassau Legislative Leader Wed.

Heart Attack Fells Nassau Legislative Leader Wed.

By Danielle Puma Nassau County Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt (R-Massapequa), a 17-year county Legislator, died suddenly on Wednesday when he collapsed of a heart attack at a meeting with County Executive Edward Mangano and County Comptroller George Maragos. Schmitt was rushed to Winthrop Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:55 a.m. He was 62. [...]

Officer Injured on 878

Officer Injured on 878

By Raimundo Ortiz The Nassau County Police Department dealt with a fellow officer being badly injured while working on Sunrise Highway, a young suspect who foolishly thought his fleet feet could escape the long arm of the law, and several instances of shoplifting and property being stolen from parked cars. Accidents & Crimes   A [...]

Hofstra Dean Gives View  About Presidential Race

Hofstra Dean Gives View About Presidential Race

By Danielle Puma Larry Levy, Executive Dean of the National Center of Suburban Studies at Hofstra University, was the guest speaker at The League of Women Voters Meeting on Tuesday night at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library in Hewlett. He discussed his view from the campaign trail as the presidential debates are now underway. Levy has [...]

Town Clerk Bonilla Arrested Over Sexual Harassment and Possible Blackmail Charges

Town Clerk Bonilla Arrested Over Sexual Harassment and Possible Blackmail Charges

Town Clerk Bonilla Arrested Over Sexual Harassment and Possible Blackmail Charges By Danielle Puma Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla was arrested last Friday after he allegedly tried to cover up a sexual-harassment suit by blackmailing his accuser with obscene photos of her. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said that Bonilla had considered paying his [...]

Burglary, Robbery and Shoplifting Arrests; Busy Week for NCPD

Burglary, Robbery and Shoplifting Arrests; Busy Week for NCPD

Burglary, Robbery and Shoplifting Arrests; Busy Week for NCPD By Raimundo Ortiz The NCPD had a busy week in our area, nabbing several criminals on charges ranging from burglary, robbery, grand larceny, menacing, and shoplifting. In addition to all the mischief, authorities had to deal with a fatal motorcycle accident and a harrowing rescue of [...]

Sewer Waste Study  Launched by County

Sewer Waste Study Launched by County

Sewer Waste Study Launched by County By Danielle Puma Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced Monday that a new study is in progress that will work to improve new methods of discharging treated wastewater from the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant. CH2M Hill, an environmental service firm, will conduct the study. Mike Martino, a spokesperson [...]

Cedarhurst Post Office  Probably Closing Soon

Cedarhurst Post Office Probably Closing Soon

Cedarhurst Post Office Probably Closing Soon By Raimundo Ortiz The Cedarhurst post office may be shutting down, according to a letter sent to Cedarhurst Mayor Andrew Parise by the postal workers union. Connie Chirichello, a spokeswoman for the USPS did not confirm the closure but did say that the post office was under review. A [...]

Big Hewlett Homecoming Parade Set for Saturday

Big Hewlett Homecoming Parade Set for Saturday

Big Hewlett Homecoming Parade Set for Saturday By Raimundo Ortiz Mother Nature’s whims gave Hewlett High School’s homecoming the cold shoulder last year, in the form of a strange and unexpected October snowstorm. This year Hewlett student council President Corey Stern, is allowing for no flaky interference.  The parade will take place this Saturday, and [...]

Fun Time Had by All at Annual Community Chest Fair

Fun Time Had by All at Annual Community Chest Fair

Fun Time Had by All at Annual Community Chest Fair Text and Photos by Danielle Puma The 28th annual Five Towns Community Chest Fair was held on Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 11:00 a.m. until closing at Andrew J. Parise Park in Cedarhurst. Many children spent the day playing games, going on [...]

Lawrence Impressive in Televised Win Over Bethpage: Hewlett Romps Over Carle Place

Lawrence Impressive in Televised Win Over Bethpage: Hewlett Romps Over Carle Place

By Raimundo Ortiz The Lawrence Golden Tornadoes dominated Bethpage  on their home field Friday night under the lights by a score of 34-13. Quarterback Joey Capobianco and wide receiver Eddie Robinson played pitch and catch with each other during the first half of the rout each throwing a touchdown pass to the other. Simon Jones, [...]

Mangano Proposes $2.79 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2013

Mangano Proposes $2.79 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2013

By Danielle Puma Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano recently proposed his $2.793 billion budget for 2013 to legislators. This will be the third year in a row that there will be no increase in property taxes. The budget will reduce spending for a second consecutive year in Nassau County. County Executive Mangano and the [...]

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