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Flags At Half Staff On 9/11

flagDisplay your United States Flag at Half-Staff on Thursday Sept. 11 in honor of Patriot Day.

Thursday marks the 13-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 which crashed in suburban Pennsylvania. Patriot Day serves as a remembrance of the lives lost on that September morning. [Read more...]

Manhasset Remembers 9/11

Sept11_090514AOn Thursday, Sept. 11, Manhasset will remember the thirteenth anniversary of a day residents will never forget. The day is a remembrance of those lost in the carnage of the horrific event that occurred just 20 miles away in New York City. [Read more...]

Police Blotter

Untitled-1Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

Thomas Kim, age 40, of Woodside, Queens was arrested on Aug. 26 on Plandome Rd. at 9:45 p.m.

Petit Larceny

On Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Joseph Severe, age 18 of Elmont, was arrested for shoplifting at Macys located at 1100 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 at 2:45 p.m., Jahnay Drumgole, age 25 of Hempstead was arrested for shoplifting from Lord & Taylor at 1440 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 at 5 p.m., Shelly Kakar, age 36 of Albertson, was arrested for shoplifting at Sephora at 1950 Northern Blvd.

On Aug. 27 between 6 and 11 a.m., a lawn mower and hammock were stolen from a backyard of a home located on Ridge Dr. West in Flower Hill.

Criminal Mischief To Auto

On Aug. 23 sometime between 11 p.m. and 10 a.m. the following morning, property was removed from a vehicle located on Robby Lane in Manhasset Hills while it was parked.

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Nassau County Police

Extra Patrols Deployed For DWI

carNassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Police Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpterannounce that the Nassau County Police Department will participate in the New York State STOP-DWI grant program and will also deploy the DWI Alcohol Related Incident Team aimed at adding additional patrols for the up-coming Labor Day Weekend.  

The Nassau County Police Department’s Highway Patrol Bureau will coordinate and plan an effective DWI saturation enforcement strategy targeting areas throughout NassauCounty.

 The Nassau County Police Department will be utilizing the additional personnel in conjunction with the usual complement of police officers on patrol to aggressively apprehend DWI offenders this holiday weekend.

Flower Hill Traffic Advisory

detourMotorists are advised that a single travel lane on westbound NY Route 25A/Northern Blvd. will be closed between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, August 25 to 27 in Flower Hill in the Town of North Hempstead, Nassau County.  One of two travel lanes will be closed between Middle Neck Road and NY Route 101/Searingtown Road-Port Washington Blvd.  These daytime closures are needed to perform pavement repairs to maintain the safety of motorists.  Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes or they will experience delays.  Those who cannot use alternate routes are reminded to drive carefully through the work zone for their safety as well as for the safety of the highway work crew.   [Read more...]

Firemen Get Life-Saving Award

fireOn Thursday August 7, Chief Michael Farrone presented Emergency Medical Service Unit Citations to Lieutenant Lee Genser, Michael Spigner and Joseph Toole, all Advanced Emergency Medical Technician-Critical Cares with the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department. [Read more...]

1 Dead In Manorhaven Boat Explosion

expOne person was killed and another was injured when a boat caught fire and exploded Wednesday afternoon. Read more…

Photos: Port Fire Aftermath


The two-story garage was virtually flattened and the house behind it, at 11 Second Ave., gutted. Neighbors also said a barn at an adjoining house was destroyed. Windows broke at nearby homes and flames damaged several cars, neighbors said. The house at 11 Second Ave., just behind MacNeill’s, was destroyed by the explosion. More photos…

Eerie Calm After Explosion

Fire_081514AIt was a night of chaos on Aug. 5, with more onlookers than firemen and police turning out.

That was the scene as Port Washington had one of the biggest blazes in recent history, with a garage on Prospect Avenue exploding and destroying the house behind it, killing one man and sending flames over 100 feet into the air. Read more…



Ominous Post Months Before Blaze

The man found dead after Tuesday’s explosion and fire on Prospect Avenue in Port Washington was Michael MacNeill, the estranged husband of the home’s resident, neighbors said Thursday. And his Facebook page gives a chilling foretelling of what his fate would be. Read more…