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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


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


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


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


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


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