Open house held Oct. 30 on state parks’ trail rehab in Huntington and Oyster Bay

The state parks department will hold a public workshop and open house on the preparation of a trails plan for Bethpage and Trail View State Parks on Oct. 30.

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More than two-thirds of LI’s coastal waters lack enough oxygen for fish to survive, says Stony Brook researcher

More than two-thirds of Long Island’s coastal waters did not contain enough oxygen this summer to enable fish to survive, according to research to be released Wednesday by Stony Brook University.

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Judge temporarily bars Nassau DA’s office from listening to taped calls of inmates and their lawyers

A Nassau judge Tuesday temporarily banned the district attorney’s office from listening to recorded jailhouse conversations between inmates and their lawyers without a court order.

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Hempstead officials expect up to 150 students at transition school

Hempstead district officials said they expect up to 150 students, including recent Central American immigrants who advocates and relatives said have been turned away from schools for weeks, to be in classes at a Main Street facility by week’s end.

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Attorneys: Denenberg, former law firm close to settling suit

Nassau Legis. David Denenberg, who remains on the ballot as a candidate for State Senate, is close to settling a lawsuit filed by his former law firm accusing him of billing more than $2 million in “fictitious services,” his lawyers said.

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Residents angry with Huntington Station violence take on Town Hall

Hundreds of angry Huntington Station residents, prompted by the stabbing death of a high school senior nearly two weeks ago, marched to Huntington Town Hall Tuesday, where an overflow crowd booed County Executive Steve Bellone and heckled police Chief James Burke.

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