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Surprise Birthday Party

Monday, January 23, was an occasion of pleasant surprise on Mrs. Eliza A. Ayers, widow of W.H. Ayers who died in August of 1887, aged 67 years, 3 months and 16 days, and who was buried in the Cedar Hill cemetery by the G.A.R. 261 more words

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Seaweed Stench Sucks The Fun Out Of Going To The Beach In Point Lookout

POINT LOOKOUT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It was a perfect beach day, but in parts of Nassau County’s South Shore, seaweed has been keeping swimmers out of the water. 380 more words

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Hempstead Rolls Out Dozens Of Fly Boxes To Put Kibosh On Pesky Greenheads

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Summertime heat doesn’t only attract people to barbecues and the beach, it attracts pesky, party crashing flies as well.

One in particular — the green-fly — is out in force this year. 354 more words

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Hempstead Officials Mull Ban On AirBnB, Other Short Term Rentals

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Room and house rental through websites like Air BnB are prompting new restrictions on Long Island.

With more than 1,000 listings in the Town of Hempstead there’s now a proposal to ban short-term rentals of under one month. 299 more words

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Residents Demand End To Constant Truck Traffic In Hempstead Neighborhood

LAWRENCE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Residents of a south shore Long Island community said big rigs are continuing to invade their neighborhood creating a danger.

They are challenging the state, town, and county to come up with an immediate solution. 369 more words

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Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Bitten By Pit Bull After Being Dangled Over Fence On Long Island

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYorkAP) — A 14-year-old boy was bitten by a pit bull after three people dangled him over a fence where the dog was enclosed on Long Island, police said. 140 more words

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