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Woman gives birth in Nassau medical center parking lot

Zulma Gutierrez, of Westbury, holds her newborn baby,

(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Zulma Gutierrez gave birth to her fourth child Tuesday morning at Nassau University Medical Center — in the parking lot.

When her water broke in the back of the ambulance, two police officers and a medic assisted her in delivering a healthy baby boy.

Nassau County police Third Precinct officers Sandra Richard and Robert Vergara and advanced medical technician Robert Roper responded to...

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Westbury votes to end property search tip-offs

The Welcome to Westbury sign.

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Westbury officials have amended village law to no longer require sending suspected code violators mail alerting them the village plans to seek a court-issued search warrant for their property.

The board on Thursday voted 5-0 to end the requirement, which Mayor Peter Cavallaro argued essentially alerts code violators that an investigation is underway.

Village officials usually seek permission...

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Westbury mayor: Make it easier to catch code cheats

The Welcome to Westbury sign.

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Westbury officials said they hope to change a law requiring the village to send written notice to suspected code violators before seeking a court-issued search warrant.

Officials usually request permission to search homes where they suspect illegal activity, Mayor Peter Cavallaro said. But the law requires the village to send a notice through certified mail before the village seeks a search...

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Joey Kramer, Aerosmith drummer, promotes his coffee in Westbury

Carmela Vaselice, 60, of Melville, met Aerosmith drummer

(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Sandi Schwartz held her drumsticks and waited anxiously in line with her sister and brother-in-law at Costco in Westbury.

She was waiting to meet Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer, who was in town on Saturday to promote Rockin’ & Roastin,' his organic coffee.

“I’m a huge Aerosmith fan,” said Schwartz, 40, of North Bellmore. “My first concert I ever went to was an Aerosmith concert when...

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