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The Nassau County Police Benevolent Association on Friday said it will donate as much as $5,000 to cover the medical care of Miss Harper, a 7-month-old pit bull puppy found with its ears and hind right leg cut off last September.
After picking Miss Harper up from an emergency veterinary center in Nassau County on Sept. 3, Bob Sowers, a detective with the Nassau County Society for the Prevention...Read more »
Carlie Brucia’s Sunday had started like so many others — playing with a friend. It would end in tragedy.
Carlie, 11, was walking home from a friend’s house in Sarasota, Fla. when she was abducted and killed, the kidnapping caught on a nearby surveillance video. Saturday will mark the 10-year anniversary.
“It’s unbelievable that it’s been 10 years,” said Brucia’s cousin, Matt Barbis of...Read more »
Good afternoon Long Island.Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.Here's the latest happenings on Long Island Friday. Check back often for the latest breaking news, traffic and weather alerts and train delays.
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DONATION TO COVER TREATMENT OF 'BUTCHERED' PUPPY
Nassau County police officers...Read more »
NASSAU COUNTY: Two candidates for legislature to debate
The two candidates for the Nassau County legislative seat vacated this month by Robert Troiano are set to square off in a debate on Feb. 6 hosted by the League of Women Voters.
Democrat Siela Bynoe, a top official at the Huntington Housing Authority, will challenge Republican Pepitz Blanchard of Westbury, a respiratory therapist...Read more »
The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is working on finding a home for a puppy found missing its ears and right hind leg, while bringing the people responsible for mangling the animal to justice.
The group held a press conference at My Pet's Vet in Huntington Thursday to introduce the world to “Miss Harper,” a 7-month-old pit bull that has been spending the past...Read more »
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Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.
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Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low of 30 degrees.
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Instead of vacationing or relaxing, a group of Stony Brook University students will spend their college’s spring break volunteering in flood relief and reconstruction efforts, mucking and gutting homes damaged by last September’s flash flooding in Denver.
From March 15 to 21, under the university’s Alternative Spring Break Outreach Club, 90 students and faculty will help rebuild homes damaged...Read more »
HUNTINGTON: Accessory apartment rule changes considered.
A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday to discuss tightening Huntington Town code requirements for an accessory apartment permit.
Town law requires that no new accessory apartments be allowed in homes that are not occupied by the owner. Town Board member Susan Berland said there have been cases where owners, who are renting their...Read more »
It was a mini student takeover.
For the first three periods at St. Christopher School in Baldwin on Wednesday, students dressed in formal work attire served as teachers, school nurses and administrators.
Among them, Sean Callaghan, who conducted a math lesson from behind the desk usually occupied by fifth-grade teacher Christopher Nappi.
“The students look forward to this day every...Read more »
The Babylon Town Board has adopted rules that will give it more oversight of loans from one town fund to another, an action spurred by a state audit that criticized the town’s financial management.
The town previously had no written policy for the practice, which spokesman Kevin Bonner said in an email was typically employed when the town was responding to unforeseen developments.
“Interfund...Read more »