Nassau County, NY

Video: Police Rescue Baby Goslings From Plainview Storm Drain

Two young geese have some Nassau County Police officers to thank after being rescued from a storm drain. Observant residents called 911 just after 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, after spotting the animals, known as goslings, stuck in a drain on Sagamore Drive in Plainview. “Officers Francesco Vescio, Andrew Viscusi,...
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Manorhaven To Hold Armed Forces Day Ceremony

The entire community is invited to attend an Armed Forces Day ceremony, which will be held at Morgan’s Dock Park on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. Armed Forces Day is a federal holiday that is observed annually on the third Saturday of May. The day is dedicated to...

Baby Rescued From Parked Car In Merrick

A Long Island woman is facing charges after a baby had to be rescued from a parked car. The 5-month-old boy was found alone by a good Samaritan just after 10 a.m. Monday, May 16 in Merrick, near the HomeGoods store on Merrick Road, according to Nassau County Police. The...

Long Island High School Recap: Valley Stream North Clinches Conference Championship

Valley Stream North edged Locust Valley 4-3 on Tuesday afternoon to clinch Nassau County Conference III-A. Daniel Ellis, Craig Papajohn-Shaw and Everton Prospere won at first, second and third singles, respectively, to put North in a good position to win. At second doubles, David Feldman and Jack Schwabe sealed their team’s victory with a 6-4, 6-3 win.
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Severe storms move into southern Nassau County

People may have to hold onto their hats — and just about anything else — today as the National Weather Service warns a squall of severe thunderstorms are expected to invade. The storms could produce damaging winds, large hail, and even the possibility of a few tornadoes for...

Levittown Eatery Serves Up Long Island's Best Hot Dogs, Voters Say

Known more for its pretzel varieties, a popular eatery has unexpectedly unseated some of Long Island’s oldest staples to be named as serving up the “best hot dogs.”. Levittown’s Knot of This World Pretzels has earned the prestigious honor - along with several others - after being polled by organizers of the Bethpage Best of LI.
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Police arrest two in Inwood for gun possession

Multiple gunshots in the area of Bayview and Walcott avenues in Inwood at 12:30 a.m., on May 16 drew the attention of two officers from the Nassau County Police Department’s Bureau of Special Operation conducting crime prevention enforcement in the Five Towns. Police said that the Crime Scene Unit...