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Consumer Alert For IRS Scam

Here is an important public service alert..

As the Federal tax season comes to a close, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano warns residents to beware of any phone calls from con-artists claiming they are from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Scammers have been known to trick residents nationwide into sharing private information, and often alter caller ID to look like the call is coming from the IRS in Washington. Victims have claimed the callers often threaten to send police or begin the home foreclose process after receiving a lack of cooperation. The IRS never employs these tactics as they have formal procedures in place to resolve tax issues and never resort to “shake-downs.” [Read more…]

Brush Fire Ignites Fire fighter Call At Greentree

GreentreeFire_041515AOn Monday afternoon, April 13, Manhasset residents were met with the smell of smoke in the air. A fire broke out at Greentree, the former Whitney estate, at 3:45 p.m. According to fire officials, the brush fire started accidentally by landscapers working on the estate. The fire was called in by foundation officials. [Read more…]

April Fool’s Day Car Fire

Sandra Cicatiello was driving on Stonytown Road in Manhasset on April Fool’s Day and she smelled smoke. The car belongs to her sister, Diane Basile, owner of Diane’s Place Hair Salon in Port Washington. Cicatiello, who also works at Diane’s Place, pulled over and another driver yelled to her to get out of the car because it was on fire. As soon as she got out of the car, the windows shattered and flames engulfed the car. Luckily, Cicatiello wasn’t hurt. Basile said, “I thought she was playing an April Fool’s joke on me when she called and said the car was on fire.” The car, unfortunately, was totaled.

Symposium On Family Violence

ManganopictureNassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will deliver opening remarks at the Annual “Many Faces of Family Violence” symposium.  This year marks the 5th Regional Conference which will take place on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at LIU Post, Hillwood Commons Student Center in Brookville where 500 people are registered to attend. [Read more…]

LIE Closure At Night For Repairs

Motorists are advised that short term, nightly mobile closures of the Long Island Expressway (LIE/I-495) mainline and the LIE service roads are now underway on short segments between the Nassau/Queens border (Exit 32) and Commack Road (Exit 52) in the towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Huntington and Smithtown in Nassau and Suffolk counties.   Monday through Friday, between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. a single travel lane is being closed for a short distance on the LIE mainline and/or service roads in order to clean and repair the drainage facilities before moving on to the next drainage structure. Work began in the vicinity of Exit 32 and may alternate between the eastbound and westbound directions until the work is completed early this summer, weather permitting. [Read more…]

Play Golf With Plandome Firemen

On Thursday, April 23, the Plandome Fire Department will
hold its annual golf outing in the memory of Chief Ned Peyser at the Plandome Country Club. It is a spectacular day of golf, food, fun and friends. Incredible prizes with raffles and more.
The $250 fee per person includes 18 holes of gold, cart, club house and locker room facilities, breakfast and on-course refreshment as well as a cocktail party with buffet dinner and gifts.
You don’t have to play to enjoy the fun—just register for the cocktail party and buffet for $100 per person. For more information, contact Chief Peter Burger at 516-532-1776 or email The Department is seeking door prize donation as well as sponsorships. Proceed benefits the Ned Peyser Memorial Scholarship fund and the Plandome Fire Department.

Father and Son Police Duo Write NYPD Book

NYPDWhen Manhasset father and son duo Jon and Bernard “Bernie” Whalen decided to coauthor a book about their combined police experience, the idea seemed like a perfect match. [Read more…]

Plandome Manor Elections Today

ElectionsPlandomeManor_031815BNames of the candidates, office and terms for the Village of Plandome Manor are as follows:
Barbara Donno, Office of the Mayor, term of two years; [Read more…]

Have You Seen This Alleged Forger?

MJCrime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking
the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject. The subject is
wanted in connection with the Possession of Forged Instrument which
occurred in Manhasset, New York.
On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at approximately 8:15 P.M., the
subject was present at Lord & Taylor located at 1440 Northern
Boulevard, Manhasset. While present in the store, the subject did
make a purchase using counterfeit currency.
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the subject, or with
any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline:
1-800-244-TIPS (8477).

New Cassel Man Life Sentence

HEADSHOT_ MadelineSingasActing Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a New Cassel man was sentenced today for fatally shooting a 31-year-old man after an argument on Prospect Avenue. [Read more…]