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February 17, 2006

  • News: Legislature's Political Battle Comes Full Circle

    Nassau's political merry-go-round stopped spinning last week in exactly the same place it started - with Judith Jacobs re-elected presiding officer of the county legislature. At a Feb. 10 vote, Democrats Roger Corbin and Lisanne Altmann, who had joined with Republican legislators to form a bipartisan coalition in an attempt to oust the longtime legislator from the top seat, came back to their party in support of Jacobs. Republican Peter Schmitt, who received nine votes among his party, was re-elected minority leader. FULL STORY

  • News: Police: New Cassel Man Threw Nephew Down Stairs

    A Feb. 6 fight that broke out in a Sylvester Street home ended with a 3-year-old allegedly thrown down a flight of steps by his uncle. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Westbury Soccer Players Take Part in Speed Clinic

    Getting ready for the spring season, Westbury and Jericho players from the Long Island Junior Soccer League took part in a Speed Clinic at Velocity Sports Performance in Syosset. With direction from Velocity's world-class coaches, the athletes participated in a dynamic warm up and drills that targeted improving their acceleration, maximum velocity, multi-directional movement and flexibility, all important for improving their overall athletic performance and speed. FULL STORY

  • Sports: LI Colts Rugby Team Seeks Members

    Registration is currently under way for 15 positions to form the U19 Long Island Colts boys high school rugby team. Yearly dues are $110 and financial assistance and rugby sponsorships are available. Practices begin in February. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy
  • Opinion: From the Desk of Senator Michael Balboni

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