🌱 N. Woodmere Park Gun Arrest + Canceled Flights + Road Work

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Hey, neighbors! I'm here with today's copy of the Five Towns Daily.

First, today's weather:

Variably cloudy and milder. High: 48 Low: 42.

Here are the top four stories in Five Towns today:

  1. A Valley Stream man was arrested after Nassau police found him with a gun in a North Woodmere park on Sunday. Matthew David Sheinin, 19, was found with a Sig Saug 9mm gun, according to police. (LI Herald)

  2. Some residents in Island Park and Oceanside are upset that they haven't been notified about when a $17 million Nassau County road project would begin and other updates on its progress. The project will rebuild a 1.4-mile stretch of Austin Boulevard to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety, drainage and storm resiliency. (Subscription: Newsday)

  3. Flights continued to be canceled on Monday due to omicron-related staffing shortages. American Airlines joined United Airlines, Delta and JetBlue in having to cut flights this week. (News 12)

  4. A winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $50,000 was sold at MAB Finer Wines and Spirits on Merrick Avenue in East Meadow. (News 12)

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Today in Five Towns:

From my notebook:

  • Rocco and Vincenza Tomassetti, both shot by their son Dino Tomassetti on Christmas morning in Hewlett Harbor, have had surgery to treat their injuries. The father is said to be in more serious condition. (New York Post)

  • House shopping in Island Park? In the last year, the 129 home sales had a median sale price of $599,000. Buyers are attracted to the waterfront access, beaches and restaurants. (Subscription: Newsday)

  • Nassau County Police Department K-9 Shammy thanked the local children who sent cards to him and other K-9s with Beyond the Badge NY's Cards for Cops. (Facebook)

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This article originally appeared on the Five Towns Patch

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