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Top 5 Stories on Long Island Press This Week: Port Jefferson Woman Cuffed for Pushing Woman to Her Death in NYC

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Long Island resident Laura Pazienza was arrested on March 22 for allegedly pushing 87-year-old Barbara Gustern to her death. (Photo by Dean Moses)

Port Jefferson Woman Cuffed for Pushing Woman to Her Death in NYC — via amNY

26-year-old Laura Pazienza was arrested for allegedly causing the death of 87-year-old Barbara Gustern.

According to police, at 8:25 p.m. on March 10 Gustern was in the vicinity of West 28th Street and 8th Avenue when she was allegedly approached by Pazienza from behind. Pazienza then allegedly pushed Gustern, causing Gustern to fall and hit her head, before fleeing the scene.

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Water Mill Home With Ties to Rapper 6ix9ine Asks $5.9M — via Behind the Hedges

This gated home in Water Mill North with many luxurious amenities is the perfect retreat for anyone looking since it is back on the market, this time for $5.995 million with Craig Beem of Beem Hamptons. The home is linked to at least one person who actually used it to retreat — the controversial rapper 6ix9ine.

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LIRR Electricians Union Threatens Work Stoppage Over Employee Suspension

Ronald Dolginko, a long time electrician for the Long Island Rail Road, was suspended without pay for six months in December 2021 for what he claims was a false-positive drug test for marijuana. In response, IBEW Local 589, the union representing LIRR’s electricians, has threatened a work stoppage after several attempts to reverse the penalty.

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Owner of Long Island Construction Company Indicted for Manslaughter After Fatal Collapse — via QNS

The owner of a Long Island construction company was indicted for manslaughter on Tuesday after a wall built by his company collapsed and killed a 5-year-old girl in 2019.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parades on Long Island 2022

Irish eyes will be smiling on this Emerald Long Island all month long with St. Patrick’s Day parades on Long Island running throughout March. Here is a roundup of some of the top parades not to be missed.

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