Speed Limits And Roslyn Road

trafficOn Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Town of North Hempstead will consider two amendments affecting driving life in Roslyn.

The most significant is an amendment that would lower the speed limit for traffic along Roslyn Road. Currently, that thoroughfare has three speed limits: 40, 35 and 30 mph. The amendment would lower the speed limit to below 40 mph at all times. [Read more...]

Report Graffiti To 311

graffRoslyn residents who discover incidences of graffiti in the area are being urged to contact the Town of North Hempstead’s 311 Call Center.

“Reporting graffiti to 311 will enable members from the Town’s Public Safety Department to deal appropriately with the matter,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. “This in turn, will allow the town to follow up with each case individually and issue the necessary notice of violations.” [Read more...]

Stalking, Robbery Arrest In Roslyn

crimeThree people were arrested for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred in Roslyn Heights beginning Monday, August 11 at 8 p.m., police say.

According to detectives, Jay Capodiferro, 29, of Roslyn Heights, along with Janine Devlin, 29, of Albertson, took assorted pieces of jewelry from a female victim, while in the victim’s home in Roslyn Heights.  [Read more...]

Police Blotter: Reported Incidents, August 7 – 14

Roslyn LogoBetween August 8 and August 12, a victim reported the control panel was stolen of his generator which was located in his yard at Horseshoe Lane in Roslyn Heights.

Between August 7 and 8, playground equipment was damaged on Warner Avenue in Roslyn Heights.

On August 10, a victim reported that property was stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked on Beverly Drive in Albertson.

Roslyn Estates Road Safety Study

roslynAt the request of Roslyn Estates Mayor Jeffrey B. Schwartzberg and State Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola), the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is studying safety improvements along Northern Boulevard in Roslyn Estates. Martins represents the Roslyn area in Albany. 

Specifically, the DOT is examining the installation of a left turn lane and left turn signal on westbound Northern Boulevard at The Locusts.  Safety concerns was the driving force behind the request by both men. Martins’s office said the DOT would make its determination after an extensive investigation, which includes reviewing accident reports and conducting field surveys. [Read more...]

Speed Enforcement Cameras

trafficThis fall, speed enforcement cameras are coming to Harbor Hill School.

On June 25, a Nassau County bill that allowed for the deployment of speed cameras to school zones for each of the school districts in Nassau County was signed into law.

The implementation of these enforcement cameras took effect this summer and will be operational on scheduled school days throughout the year. [Read more...]

Hagedorn Vandals Sought

usPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying the pictured suspects in connection with damaging the property of the Hagedorn Foundation in Roslyn Harbor.

Police say on July 5, at approximately 10:45 p.m., the subjects broke into the property at 225 Bryant Ave. and caused damage to a window, door and motion detection light valued at $1,500. The subjects are described as two white males, and one white female. The subjects were seen entering the pictured black, 4-door sedan, and leaving the scene in an unknown direction. [Read more...]

Speed Read-Outs On Roslyn Road

roslynroadspeedOverhead speed read-outs were recently installed on Roslyn Road, at Temple Sinai for southbound traffic and at Strawberry Lane for those northbound. This stretch of road has been the scene of two fatal crashes in recent months that claimed three lives. This school bus was clocked at 28 mph.

Man Dead In House Fire

fireA 95-year-old man was killed and an 85-year-old woman is in critical condition after a fire engulfed an Albertson house on April 22.

Police say at 10:40 a.m. 911 received a call for a house fire on Park Lane Drive.

Third Precinct Police Officers James Duignan (a 28-year veteran) and Scott Thiel (a 19-year veteran) arrived at the scene and found a fully engulfed home.  [Read more...]

Flower Hill Burglar Arrested

bellamyA Glen Cove man was arrested for attempted burglary in Flower Hill and reckless endangerment on April 16.

Police say 26-year-old Rashawn Bellamy attempted to enter T-Mobile on Northern Boulevard on August 27 at 2:24 a.m. by prying open a rear door.

Bellamy fled, leaving behind a 2009 Porsche he had been driving, according to police.

On April 9 at 12:35 a.m., officers attempting a traffic stop on Earl Ovington Boulevard in Uniondale pulled over Bellamy, who was driving a 2011 BMW. As officers approached the vehicle, Bellamy accelerated, almost striking the officers, and sped off, leading officers on a high-speed chase. Officers ended the pursuit.

On April 16 at 10 a.m., detectives located and arrested Bellamy at 262 Old Country Rd. in Mineola. He is charged with attempted burglary, reckless endangerment, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, improper turn and fail to signal lane change.