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Nissequogue Village website hacked again

The Nissequogue Village homepage. The Nissequogue Village government

(Credit: Village of Nissequogue)

The Nissequogue Village government website was hacked for the second time on Tuesday to display a message addressed to the federal government, village officials said Thursday.

Treasurer Pat Mulderig said the site was hacked in April and she noticed the issue again about 9 a.m. Tuesday, when the nissequogue.gov site, which usually displays a blue “Village of Nissequogue New York” photo banner...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Thursday, July 10, 2014

Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Thursday, July 10, 2014. We've wrapped the live coverage, but here's a rundown of some of the stories we have been following.

Scroll down to see a daily roundup of tweets and Instagram updates from Newsday, its reporters and fellow LIers.

(Mobile users can click the link above to access social media updates.)

LIRR STRIKE DEADLINE NEARS

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Glen Cove's Eva Casale completes third of seven marathons in 7 days for cancer research

Eva Casale, center, completes her third of seven

(Credit: Ryan Achatz )

Glen Cove’s Eva Casale finished her third straight marathon of the week Wednesday night, but this time, she had a companion throughout the entire 26.2-mile course.

Dayna Schantz, 28, of Northport, didn’t intend on running a full marathon when she arrived at the Runner’s Edge store in Farmingdale, the start of Casale’s third run. She said she planned to keep Casale company for maybe the first...

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Showtime to film 'The Affair' at Lynbrook Westwood LIRR station

The Lynbrook Long Island Rail Road station is

(Credit: Fran Berkman)

A new Showtime series is scheduled to film in Lynbrook on July 26 from 2 to 8 p.m.

The on-location shoot will be at the Lynbrook Westwood LIRR train station, at Whitehall and Webster streets.

The 10-episode series, “The Affair,” is set to air in October, officials said.

There will be 80 production crew members and two cast members present Wednesday.

Lynbrook Mayor William...

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Roundup: North Hempstead repaves road

The Town of North Hempstead has repaved Grand Boulevard in Westbury.

The town’s highway department filled potholes and layered the road with asphalt on the mile-long thoroughfare. The town is waiting to start a more comprehensive overhaul to be funded by the state.

“It has been a priority of mine to make necessary improvements in infrastructure across the town in order to maintain safe...

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Westbury trustees discuss invasive species ban

The Welcome to Westbury sign.

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Westbury trustees are considering a law banning village homeowners from planting bamboo or other invasive species on their properties.

The measure was first heard at a public hearing July 3. That hearing was continued until the board’s next meeting Aug. 7.

A code change would ban planting bamboo or other invasive plants on private and public property.

The village joins a growing...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Good afternoon, Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

We've wrapped up the live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following throughout the day.

Scroll down to view a daily roundup of tweets and Instagram updates from the Newsday team.

(Mobile users can access social media updates via the link above.)

WANTED

Suffolk...

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Hammock Day approaches, we want to hear from you

On a lazy holiday weekend some people chose

(Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan)

If you have a hammock, Newsday wants to hear from you. As National Hammock Day  approaches (yes, really), we’d like to know a bit about you and your bed of canvas. How long have you had your hammock, why did you get it and when and where do you lounge in it?

Send the information, along with your name, address and phone number, by July 9 to lilife@newsday.com or write to LI Life Editor,...

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Roundup: Nassau Community College continues firefighter scholarship program

Nassau Community College plans to use $400,000 from its fund reserves to continue a program that provides tuition reimbursement to volunteer county firefighters, officials announced Tuesday.

A Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to pay for the Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Scholarship Program expired last year. The college and the county combined to fill in the gap...

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Town of Huntington earmarks $300G for lawsuit filed by LIPA

A sign outside Huntington Town Hall is seen

(Credit: Alexi Knock)

The Town of Huntington has earmarked an additional $300,000 to pay legal fees to defend a lawsuit filed by the Long Island Power Authority claiming an overassessment of the Northport power plant.

The money will pay for additional legal fees for the town’s counsel in the suit, Poughkeepsie-based Lewis and Greer, and the cost of hiring experts.

“To date Lewis and Greer has been paid about...

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