Week in Review: Pay Hikes; Winter Weather

Some of the top stories for the week in Port Washington.

Snow falls in Port Washington, Dec. 10, 2013. (Credit: Rich Jacques)
Snow falls in Port Washington, Dec. 10, 2013. (Credit: Rich Jacques)
Port Washington Man Seriously Injured in Commack Crash: A Port Washington man was seriously injured in single car crash Wednesday night on the Sunken Meadow Parkway in Commack and a Northport man is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, according to a Newsday report. 

Dems Ram North Hempstead Pay Hikes Through: A resolution pushed through by North Hempstead town board Democrats Tuesday will significantly raise pay for elected officials, despite calls to delay the vote on the issue until a new supervisor takes over next month.

Update: Port Firefighter Charged with Soliciting EMT Pleads Guilty: Bernard  Shore, a Port Washington man charged with soliciting an impersonator to take his EMT certification exam for him, pleaded guilty today to official misconduct, a Class A misdemeanor, according to a representative from Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice.

Snow Frosts Port Washington Tuesday: A look at some snow scenes from across the area.

Port Teenager Appearing in NYC Ballet's 'Nutcracker': Isabella Henderson, 13, is midway through a 24-show run with the New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine’s Nutcracker. The young dancer appears as a Candy Cane (Hoop). 

Carson Daly Moving to Manhasset? Entertainment personality Carson Daly is in contract to buy a home in Manhasset, according to published reports.

Incumbents Win in Uncontested Special Elections Tuesday: Results are in from special district elections which took place in a cold and snowy Port Washington on Tuesday.

COC Announces Winners of Window Decorating Contest: The Port Washington Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its annual Window Decorating Contest.

Lawmakers Use Sandy Hook Anniversary to Push For Stronger Gun Laws: Advocates and elected officials gathered Thursday on the steps of New York City Hall to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings while pushing for more gun law reform.

Former Schreiber Athlete Helps Stony Brook Teammates Spread Holiday Cheer: Former Schreiber High School athlete Ahmad Walker, a guard for Stony Brook's men's basketball team, joined his teammates in spreading holiday cheer during a recent visit to Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.

Nassau Police Commissioner Ousted by Mangano: Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Dale has been removed from his position in what is being termed a politically motivated scandal. 

'Stolen to Order' Luxury Car Theft Ring Busted on LI: Two loosely affiliated gangs which stole and resold dozens of high-end vehicles in an elaborate crime scheme in the tri-state area have been busted, officials announced Wednesday.

Schreiber Teams Honored by Town For County Titles: The Schreiber High School girls tennis team and boys volleyball teams were honored at Town Hall this week for winning 2013 Nassau County championships.


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