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New Hyde Park's Dublin Pub still without a buyer

The Dublin Pub, at 2002 Jericho Turnpike in

(Credit: Joel Cairo)

NEW HYDE PARK

Closed pub's auction fails to land buyer

The closed Dublin Pub is without a buyer, a year since the ex-rocker haunt was to be sold at auction.

Misha Haghani, a real estate attorney and principal of Paramount Realty USA, which handled the auction, said there was no change in the closed New Hyde Park pub’s status.

“We’ve received a few higher offers; a couple...

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Islip supervisor Tom Croci set to return on Wednesday

Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci, left, greets American

(Credit: Daniel Goodrich)

State Sen. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) will be among the welcoming crowd greeting returning Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci at his welcome-home party Wednesday at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Croci is returning from a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan, where he served as U.S. Navy commander.

Zeldin plans to present Croci with a New York State Liberty Medal upon state Senate approval.

“This...

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Floral Park Memorial High School rallies around littlest prom goer

Floral Park Memorial High School's faculty and students

(Credit: Josh Stewart)

The star of Floral Park Memorial High School’s prom matched a black jacket with a Batman T-shirt, and sported sneakers with red shoe laces and soles that lit up when he walked.

Ethan Demmers, 5, wasn’t inside Jericho’s Milleridge Inn for 5 seconds before teacher Christin Mason scooped him up.

“Are you my prom date tonight?” she kidded.

Ethan walked in with his dad, Floral Park...

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Northport High alumnus refurbishes Jaguar to woo prom date

Eric Johnson, 18, of Northport High School's Class

(Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein)

When Eric Johnson was a senior at Northport High School in 2013, he asked his girlfriend Veronika Potylitsina, a junior, to the prom. But her parents said no, wanting to preserve the customary rite of passage for her senior year.

Turns out it was worth the wait. Johnson, 18, a student at Alfred State University, returned home from college mid-May and began his prom preparation.

Potylistina,...

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Amityville police to enforce overnight parking ordinance

The Amityville Police Department has resumed enforcement of

(Credit: Alexi Knock)

The Amityville Police Department has resumed enforcement of the village’s overnight parking ordinance.

Enforcement had been suspended in areas affected by superstorm Sandy since the storm hit in October 2012.

The ordinance bans parking on village streets from 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. without temporary permits or emergency exceptions granted on a limited basis by the police department.

Homeowners...

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Groups to hold vigil over dumping at Brentwood park

Fragments of glass, nails, wood and metal could

(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Two community groups that have been vocal about health concerns andresidents' legal rights since officials announced toxic debris has beendumped at several sites in the Town of Islip are holding a vigilTuesday outside the gates of the shuttered Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood.

Make the Road New York and New York Communities for Change, as well as residents who live near the park, will "join...

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Roundup: Hess targets Island Park expansion, Huntington valet program to start

The Hess gas station on Austin Boulevard in

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ISLAND PARK

Expansion of Hess gas station OKd

The Hempstead Town Board has approved a controversial petition from Hess Corp. that would allow it to expand an Island Park gas station.

The board voted 5-0 last week to approve Hess’ application for a variance for two 20,000-gallon double-walled Fiberglas underground gasoline storage tanks that were installed in 2009 when Nassau County...

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Babylon water main work almost complete

Work is nearing completion on a major water main replacement on Deer Park Avenue in Babylon Village.

The Suffolk County Water Authority project is intended to improve reliability, water pressure and fire protection in the downtown area.

Stretching from the intersection of Montauk Highway and Deer Park Avenue to Village Line Road, the project will replace an old, undersized water main...

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Abuse survivor thankful and happy at Valley Stream Central prom

Darline Jean-Gilles, 18, and her date, Spencer Thomas,

(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Darline Jean-Gilles talks about being taken away from her father due to abuse and neglect, treatment so bad that she lost much of her hearing.

But Jean-Gilles was speaking Friday night as a survivor rather than as a victim. She walked into the Valley Stream Central prom with her date, Spencer Thomas, 22, on her arm, proud of how far she’s come and ready to dance all night long.  

“I...

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Free Suffolk beach parking plan tightened to 105 degrees or more

Suffolk Legis. Jay Schneiderman, seen May 20, 2013.

(Credit: James Escher)

A proposal to give the Suffolk County executive the power to waive the $8 parking fees at county beaches on the hottest summer days has changed so he can act only if it swelters to 105 degrees or more.

The resolution, sponsored by Legis. Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk), was approved 4-1 by the county legislature’s parks committee after he limited the county executive’s power to when the National...

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