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Manhasset

Manhasset
Neither town nor village, Manhasset is four square miles of suburbia. It contains three villages and parts of three others, and shares a peninsula with Port Washington. Once considered an ideal cow pasture, it has been home to some of the nation's richest and most powerful people.
Photo: An old schoolhouse in the area known as Manhasset Valley as it looked in 1970; it has since been moved to the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. (Newsday Photo)
Neither town nor village, Manhasset is four square miles of suburbia. It contains three villages and parts of three others, and shares a peninsula with Port Washington. Once considered an ideal cow pasture, it has been home to some of the nation's richest and most powerful people.
Photo: An old schoolhouse in the area known as Manhasset Valley as it looked in 1970; it has since been moved to the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. (Newsday Photo)
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Top Manhasset Articles

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  • One dead, one injured in New York boat explosion

    (Reuters) - One person was killed and another was injured in a boat explosion at a New York marina fuel station, police said on Thursday. The 33-foot (10 meter) Carver motor boat burst into flames while being refueled at the Manhasset Bay Marina in the...
  • Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis

    Skipper White gets North Sails honor at NOOD Regatta in Annapolis
    Annapolis skipper John White, whose USA 1162 team won the only race of the day in the J/80 class, earned North Sails Local Boat of the Day at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta Annapolis on the Chesapeake Bay. “Off the starting line, we were...
  • Early Winter Storm Delivers More Misery

    Early Winter Storm Delivers More Misery
    Heavy wind, rain, snow and sleet are bringing more misery to people on Long Island and throughout our area.  Driving is not only hazardous, but treacherous. Snow is accumulating on roadways faster than plows can clear them. While still trying to recover...
  • Chocolate lovers show lower stroke risk

    Chocolate lovers show lower stroke risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who regularly indulge their taste for chocolate may have a somewhat decreased risk of suffering a stroke, according to a study out Wednesday. Swedish researchers found that of more than 37,000 men followed for a decade,...
  • 13 more students arrested in SAT cheating scandal; total now 20

     
    The SAT / ACT cheating scandal in New York has led to 13 more arrests. Long Island authorities announced the additional arrests in a scandal that involved students from elite high schools paying others to take college entrance exams for them....
  • Elly Wierda, Dutch Resistance fighter, dies

    Elly Wierda, a volunteer who was a member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II, died July 7 of cancer at her Rock Hall home. She was 88. Born Elly Klein Bog, the daughter of a wealthy textile company owner and a homemaker, she was raised in...
  • Shoppers In Manhasset Can Get Facelifts While Shopping

    Shoppers In Manhasset Can Get Facelifts While Shopping
    If you can afford it, you can look and feel like a star at the Americana Manhasset. For decades, the rich and famous have been shopping the strip -- also known as "the Miracle Mile" -- for the best in designer clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories....
  • Carol Ann Bovaird

    Carol Ann Bovaird March 15, 1935 – August 9, 2011 Carol Bovaird died at home in Newport Beach on August 9, 2011 after a long struggle with cancer. She was born on March 15, 1935 to Charles J. and Emily A. Dorsa. She is survived by her husband of...
  • Nassau County Lawmakers Will Vote On Controversial Plan To Reduce Police Precincts

    Nassau County Lawmakers Will Vote On Controversial Plan To Reduce Police Precincts
    After a vote Monday, big changes could be coming to Nassau County police precincts. After weeks of negotiations, the Nassau County legislature is set to vote on a plan that would convert four of the eight police precincts in Nassau County into...
  • Donno: Craig is Malcolm's boy (Updated)

     
    Nassau Senate candidate Barbara Donno, in a press release, says Manhattan Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver opposes Belmont redevelopment because he wants to protect Aqueduct, and so will the Senate if Craig Johnson (right) helps turn city Democrat...
  • Doctor Accused Of Planting Hidden Camera Inside Bathroom

    Doctor Accused Of Planting Hidden Camera Inside Bathroom
    A North Hills cardiologist is adamantly denying charges that he spied on female employees with a hidden camera inside his Manhasset office bathroom. Vincent Pacienza, 54, pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday to one count of second-degree unlawful...