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Fire Destroys Texas Street Home

Friday, 22 January 2010 00:00

On Jan. 15 at 7:57 a.m., the Hicksville Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire on Texas Street. Units were met with heavy fire coming from home’s second-floor windows. An aggressive interior attack by Hicksville firefighters quickly knocked the blaze down. The Hicksville Fire Department, under the command of Chief Edward Korona Jr., received on-site assistance from the Bethpage, Jericho and Westbury fire departments while Plainview, Syosset and East Meadow fire departments stood standby at Hicksville’s Station #1. A man in his 20s, the only occupant of the home at the time of the fire, suffered burns and was transported by Nassau County Police ambulance to Nassau University Medical Center.              

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DA Rice: Be Cautious of Haitian Relief Scams

Friday, 22 January 2010 00:00

LIers Advised to Research Charities,

Protect Personal Information

In the wake of the tragic earthquake that struck the nation of Haiti,Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice is strongly recommending that persons wishing to donate money to relief efforts do so with caution to avoid scam artists who prey on people’s goodwill.

 

Remembering James D. McNaughton

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

5th Annual Event to Benefit Two Veteran Funds

James “Jimmy” D. McNaughton, a New York City Police officer and Army Staff Sergeant, was just 27 years old when he was killed in the line of duty.

 

Meng, Montesano to Face Off in 15th A.D. Special Election

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

The 15th Assembly District is up for grabs. The seat, which has been held by Republican Rob Walker since May 2005, became vacant as of midnight Jan. 2 when Walker stepped down to accept a position as Nassau County’s Deputy County Executive.

 

Edward Mangano: A Different Leader Chosen in Trying Times

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Heralded as the salt of the earth, honored as David victorious over Goliath, and lauded as an honest working man, proud to have been a janitor who put himself through law school, Edward P. Mangano was sworn in as Nassau County Executive on New Year’s Day to a crowd of supporters and a stage full of dignitaries who called for this very different county leader to embody the start of a new era for Nassau.

 

Big Promises After Big Win From Nassau County GOP Legislators

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Assure Lower Costs, Same Service,

No New Taxes at Inauguration

The ticket that Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano rode to victory was the same one that Republican candidates used in Nassau County to regain a majority in the legislature this November – lower spending, fees and taxes.

 

Legislators Join Together and Repeal Home Energy Tax

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Despite narrowly passing a 2.5 percent home energy tax earlier this year, the Nassau County legislature recently voted 13-5 in favor of repealing it.

 

The Legacy of Tom Suozzi as Nassau County Executive

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

On Dec. 16, Tom Suozzi held a farewell party at the Garden City Hotel. He reflected on his years as county executive in front of staff members and supporters.

 

TOB: Contract to Build New Hicksville Parking Garage Awarded

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

The Oyster Bay Town Board has awarded a contract to construct a new, state-of-the-art parking facility in Hicksville, according to Supervisor John Venditto, who said that the new structure will have two levels below ground, one at grade level and one level above ground and will park approximately 1,400 vehicles – the same as the previous facility.

 

Hicksville Library Board of Trustees Seeking to Fill Vacancy

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

The Hicksville Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking a candidate to fill an expected vacancy. To do so, the board is looking to appoint a candidate to fill the unexpired term of one trustee.

 

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