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Angry Nassau residents pack Jericho meeting to air grievances over speed camera program

More than 400 furious Nassau residents packed Cantiague Elementary School in Jericho Thursday night to confront the architect of Nassau County’s controversial speed camera program and demand refunds for hundreds of tickets issued in front of the school.

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Maragos: $100 million in revenue in Nassau’s 2015 budget unlikely to materialize

More than $100 million in revenue in Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano’s 2015 budget, which the county legislature approved unanimously on Wednesday, is at risk and may not materialize, county Comptroller George Maragos said Thursday.

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Nassau to restore Fifth Precinct in Elmont

Nassau officials have agreed to restore the former Fifth Precinct station house in Elmont to a full-fledged precinct, essentially ending a sweeping police reorganization program begun two years ago that was supposed to save the county millions of dollars.

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Juror in trial of ex-Yankee Rusty Torres testifies she changed vote to guilty to help end deadlock

A Hicksville woman who sat on the jury in the sex abuse trial of ex-Yankee Rosendo “Rusty” Torres testified Thursday that she reluctantly changed her vote to guilty out of fear she’d lose a new job because of deadlocked deliberations.

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Spending in East End House race breaks records

WASHINGTON — With nearly $15 million spent so far, the congressional race on Long Island’s East End is the most expensive House contest in New York and the eighth costliest in the country, records show.

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Newfield, Smithtown West and Hills East vying for playoffs in Suffolk II

Three football Suffolk II teams head into the final week of the season with the exact power-point rating. Newfield, Smithtown West and Half Hollow Hills East are tied at a 104.48 rating. If they finish in a three-way tie after this week then Smithtown West would be the odd team out based on the tiebreaking formula.

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