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Conor McDonald will wear the badge number of

Conor McDonald will wear the badge number of NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly. Credit: Bruce Gilbert

Here's what people were reading this week on Long Island Now, your community news blog. 

Malverne son of shot cop joins NYPD

Conor McDonald, son of a former NYPD officer who was shot in the line of duty nearly 25 years ago, celebrated his unofficial graduation from the New York City Police Academy Wednesday with a special badge: Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s.
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Huntington marks opening of $16M ice rink
With the help of U.S. Olympic skater Emily Hughes and former Islanders great Bobby Nystrom, Huntington opened a news $16 million skating facility in Dix Hills.
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Babylon Village mulls scofflaw system
The Village of Babylon held a special meeting Tuesday on the possibility of joining several other Long Island villages in outsourcing the collection of delinquent parking fees.
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E. Hampton agenda: '10 report, $100G cop payout

The Village of East Hampton board met Friday with a few key items: A presentation of the village’s financial report for the fiscal year that ended on July 31, and the approval of a final payout of $98,501.80 for unused time to Police Officer Allan Anderson, a 20-year veteran who is retiring on Dec. 31.
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Once-ill Bayville woman now lives for Zumba

Carol Rodriguez, 56, of Bayville, has turned to Zumba, a popular fitness dance style, to recover from a serious illness.
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