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Local Crime Report

On July 21, money was removed from two unlocked vehicles on Patience Lane in Westbury between 2 and 3 p.m.
On July 21, it was reported that all four tires of a car was slashed while it was parked on Catherine Street between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. [Read more...]

Car Stolen In Westbury Burglary

The Third Squad reports a burglary that occurred on August 1  in Westbury. [Read more...]

Guide To The Weekend: Aug. 1-3

Looking for something fun to do this weekend while staying close to home? Here are a few things going on around Westbury and Carle Place the weekend of  August 1-3.

August 1

Rock N’ Brews Festival: A Tribute To Johnny Winter
WBAB is holding a concert at NYCB Theatre in Westbury. Featuring The Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera of Rare Earth and Savoy Brown’s Kim Simmonds. There will also be craft beer, BBQ, prizes and live music on deck before the show. Tickets are $52. 6 p.m. Visit for more information. [Read more...]

Round Two For Joe Palumbo

Joe Palumbo is at it again. The Westbury resident is stepping into the boxing ring for the second time for Long Island Fight For Charity, an annual event that pits local business owners against each other to raise money for several local causes.  [Read more...]

Community Stands Against Crime

The Westbury/New Cassel community will unite against crime this Tuesday during the annual National Night Out (NNO), an event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.

This year marks the 22nd year New Cassel will celebrate NNO, thanks to the efforts of North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center, the Town of North Hempstead and the New Cassel/Westbury Community-Wide Partnership. [Read more...]

Jazz Concert Coming To Piazza


Jazz lovers will be treated to an evening of free music this Saturday as Westbury resident and singer Julie Lyon performs at Piazza Ernesto Strada.

Lyon is the lead vocalist of the Julie Lyon Quartet, and is joined by her husband Tom Cabrera on drums, Larry Hutter on bass and Brian Petras on piano. [Read more...]

Daytime Assault In New Cassel

The Third Squad is investigating an assault that occurred in New Cassel on July 21 at 10:22 a.m.

According to detectives, Third Precinct Police responded to a call that a 19-year-old male victim  was involved in a large fight with at least 20 unknown male black subjects in front of  701 Prospect Ave. The subjects were armed with weapons that consisted of bats, pipes, hammers, knives, and at least one stun gun. Upon police arrival they discovered the victim was stabbed in the abdomen and left shoulder. All subjects fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was transported by a Nassau Police Ambulance to a local hospital and underwent surgery. He is listed in stable condition. A hammer and a pipe were recovered from the scene.

Police say it is unknown if it a gang related incident.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


Love 101: Class Helps Couples Thrive

What’s the secret to a relationship that lasts? It’s a question that’s been asked time and time again, and Stefan Deutsch and Dr. Roberta Karant believe they have the answer.ForeverLove_072514A

This Monday at Westbury Manor, the two will present a Forever Love workshop aimed to help couples (both engaged and married) learn how to maintain a healthy relationship well beyond the honeymoon phase. [Read more...]

Westbury Hires Mobile Security Firm

The Westbury School District faced yet another burglary last week, further encouraging the Board of Trustees to hire Summit Security Services Inc. to provide mobile security services. 

Over 87 MacBook Pros have been stolen from district schools since April.

Over 87 MacBook Pros have been stolen from district schools since April.

At a Board of Education meeting July 17, the board discussed the seriousness of the recent string of burglaries and need for increased security in the schools. Summit was hired on a 30-day, month to month basis. They will be paid $20.68 per hour and $29.94 per hour for overtime/holidays. [Read more...]

Editors Win National Awards

Two editors at Anton Community Newspapers recently were named award-winners in the 2014 National Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Editorial Contest. This is the first time Anton has entered the contest. [Read more...]