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$72,000 Take 5 lottery ticket sold in Sound Beach


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Make sure to double-check the lottery ticket you bought Tuesday. You might just be $72,629 richer. 

The winning ticket for Tuesday's Take 5 drawing was sold at Shan Corner, 178 Sound Beach Boulevard, according to a news release from the New York Lottery.

The winning numbers are 08-10-16-22-27. All tickets expire one year after drawing.

In addition to the top prize, 284 players from across the state purchased $383 winning tickets by matching four out of five numbers for the drawing.

Winners can claim their tickets at any of the lottery's customer service centers statewide, including the Long Island office at 45 South Service Rd. in Plainview.



Edward Mangano delivered State of County address last night


Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano delivered his State of the County address Tuesday night, discussing the past four years' successes and giving details about proposed legislation. In case you missed it, here's the video shot by News12. 

Also, here's the story by Newsday's Robert Brodsky. Nassau County is working with state lawmakers on legislation that could spare the county hundreds of millions in annual costs from erroneous property tax assessments, Mangano said in his State of the County address.

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano delivered his State of the County address on March 11, 2014. (Credit: News12)

Gear up for St. Patrick's Day with an Irish playlist


"Irish Heartbeat," by Irish group The Cheiftains.
"Drunken Lullabies," by Flogging Molly, a seven-piece Celtic punk band.
"Sunday Blood Sunday," by U2, the most successful Irish rock band.


Flogging Molly, a seven-piece Los Angeles Celtic punk band is fronted by Dublin-born Dave King. Three of the band's albums have ranked in Billboard's top 20. (Credit: Getty Images)


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OFF-DUTY FIREFIGHTER PRAISED AS 'HERO' IN RESCUE FROM BURNING CAR. Scott Fox celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday with the gratitude of a father whose daughter had been about 60 seconds away from death.

Matthew Monahan took a break from his duties as a nursing assistant on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 to visit Alyssa Fox, 20, in the hospital room where she is recovering from her injuries from an accident last weekend. Monahan rescued Fox from a burning car. (Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas) 

SOURCES: FEDS RAID ZWANGER-PESIRI HQ, SEIZE RECORDS. Federal agents Tuesday raided the corporate headquarters of Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology in Lindenhurst, seizing the records of the business that operates 12 medical offices on Long Island, according to sources.

TWO STUDENTS FROM LI WIN TOP INTEL AWARDS. Two high school seniors from Long Island are among the top 10 winners named Tuesday night in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition, chosen from among 40 finalists across the country competing in Washington, D.C.

(L-R) John Clarke, 17, of Syosset, who attends Regis High School in Manhattan, earned ninth place, winning a $20,000 scholarship for his research of X-ray emissions from the planet Jupiter, a gas giant that harnesses a powerful magnetic field. Huntington High School senior Aron Coraor, 17, took sixth place, which comes with a $25,000 scholarship, for studying the formation of the surface of the moon. (Credit: Evelyn Hockstein) 


HOSPITAL MAY HAVE INFECT PATIENTS WITH HIV, HEPATITIS.
 

South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out 4,247 letters to patients recommending they be tested for hepatitis B and C and HIV because of the risk of infection from an insulin pen.


HS CHAMPS BARRED FROM STATE TOURNEY OVER LATE PAYMENT. A team of bright Long Island students is disqualified from defending its school's state Science Olympiad title this weekend because of a snow-related delay of its $150 registration fee, combined with telephone calls from the contest's state director to the wrong contact person.

The Ward Melville High School science olympiad team with their alternates in a science room on the afternoon of March 11, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara) 

WESTBURY VOTES TO END PROPERTY SEARCH TIP-OFFS. Westbury officials have amended village law to no longer require sending suspected code violators mail alerting them the village plans to seek a court-issued search warrant for their property. The board voted 5-0 to end the requirement. 

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FUNDS BEING RAISED TO RESTORE HEADLESS HORSEMAN. Roslyn's Headless Horseman is two-thirds of the way to getting his head back. The community has raised $66,000 so far, shy of the $100,000 goal it has set to restore the statue.


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