Gold medal Swimmer + Dentist Trades RXes For Sex + Dog Spray Park
Happy to see you again, Five cities! It’s Friday, so let’s start with everything you need to know in town today.
The spray parks go to dogs: find out what day you can bring your pooch to cool off. A Garden City swimmer breaks Paralympic Games records. A Valley Stream dentist arrested for drug trafficking for sex. And the elderly should beware of crooks as wave of elder scams has appeared in Nassau County.
First of all, today’s weather will be humid and partly cloudy throughout the day with a high of 88 and a low of 72 degrees.
Here are today’s top stories in Five Towns:
- Alex Co.stello gives an overview of a unique event: On September 12, Nassau County will open its spray yards to dogs. Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Cow Meadow Park in Freeport and North Woodmere Park in North Woodmere will be open to doggies on a leash, free of charge. (Room)
- News 12 Long Island takes a look at a The Garden City swimmer broke her own world record to win gold at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. is only 17 years old and legally blind. (News 12)
- Alessai Grunberger reports that a VAlley Stream dentist is accused of exchanging illegal prescriptions for sex with female drug addicts. Dr Barry Arnold is a 70-year-old Williston Park resident who now faces 28 counts of distributing controlled substances. (Room)
- Jeffrey Bessen has the latest on a shortage of school bus drivers that could affect the districts of Five Towns. Jeremy Feder, the Lawrence School District’s deputy superintendent for business and operations, said the school district is concerned about having enough drivers for all necessary bus trips this year. (LI Herald)
- The LI Herald also explains the water pipeline project which began Thursday in Inwood. Bayswater Boulevard, Chestnut Street, David Avenue, Peppe Drive and Walnut Road will have their mainlines replaced through and seven fire hydrants and 80 utilities will be replaced. (LI Herald)
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- The Nassau County Police Department reminds residents of beware of scams targeting seniors. a 87-year-old woman from Nassau was told she won the publisher’s clearing house competition and had to pay in advance. (Facebook)
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