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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced Monday that in recognition of Memorial Day, the Nassau County Rifle and Pistol Range will offer free entry for veterans and active military on May 26 during regular operating hours, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Free coffee, beverages and snacks also will be available.
The Nassau County Rifle and Pistol Range is the only such facility open to...Read more »
Developers are looking to turn a former Island Park oil storage and distribution site into a $60-million, 172-unit housing development with a mix of apartments and condominiums.
The Harbor Isle development plan — formally called the Battery at Harbor Isle & Avalon Yacht View — will be the focus of a meeting Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Orens Middle School, 150 Trafalgar...Read more »
A Smithtown architect plans to ask the Smithtown Town Board at its meeting Tuesday to amend its code to allow outdoor dining in a particular zone where it is prohibited.
Mark Mancini discovered that outdoor dining is not permitted in areas zoned WSI — wholesale and service industry — even though restaurants are permitted.
“To me, if you are going to allow restaurants in this zoning,...Read more »
Payments to the Town of Hempstead for the second half of 2012-13 school taxes must be received or postmarked by May 10.
Taxpayers can use several payment options offered by the Office of Receiver of Taxes including extended hours, satellite offices, the mobile tax office, drive-through payment window and online payments, officials said.
Hours of operation at the main tax office, 200...Read more »
State officials will be in three Suffolk County communities this week to assist homeowners and business people harmed by superstorm Sandy in their applications for recovery aid.
The Cuomo administration recently won approval for its plan to use federal Community Block Grants to aid Sandy victims. Those seeking assistance must apply to the state.
Representatives of the Department of Financial...Read more »
When superstorm Sandy ravaged the Oceanside community, Corinne Puglisi, 82, was not only displaced from her house in Bay Park, but also her “home away from home,” the Oceanside Senior Center, which was shut down for six months.
Like Puglisi’s Oceanside Harbor Drive home, the Town of Hempstead’s Oceanside Senior Center, at 2900 Rockaway Ave. and 40 neighboring senior housing units had...Read more »
Babylon Town is sponsoring a Sandy Recovery Expo for homeowners Wednesday in Copiague in conjunction with Long Island Builders Institute, a trade group of the building industry.
The event will feature talks on dealing with mold, construction landscaping and utility, insurance and financing issues.
Products including mold-killing paint will be exhibited.
The Expo will be held in...Read more »
Bellerose woman Virginia Werner wins Ms. New York Senior America title with belly-baring dance performance
In a bejeweled and revealing costume that plenty of younger women might even shy away from, Virginia Werner, 65, carved a place for herself into the elite group of women who can call themselves Ms. New York Senior America.
Werner, of Bellerose, won Sunday Ethel Bennett’s Ms. New York Senior America pageant with her enchanting saber dance performance -- done in harem pants and a crop top --...Read more »
Pushing her baby in a stroller, Marybeth Loughlin, 35, of Port Washington, watched her two older children scamper around the outdoor classroom Thursday at Sands Point Preserve.
The sisters -- Ciara, 5, and Brigid, 2 -- painted with rainwater, participated in a scavenger hunt and planted sunflower seeds as part of a program for “Screen Free Week,” a national campaign to encourage kids to unplug...Read more »
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