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Long Islander turns 111, Recording device found on bank ATM, Man shot outside Babylon bar & other Long Island news headlines for January 29th, 2012

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Long Island Resident Turns 111, Recording Device Found on Valley Stream ATM, Man Shot Outside West Babylon Bar, Four Suspects Arrested After Patchogue Break-in,

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Long Island Resident Turns 111

Friends and family gathered on Sunday at a Glen Cove senior retirement living home to celebrate Marietta Cappizzi’s birthday. She turned 111. Marietta was boring in Italy and left at the age of 18 for America to start a new life. She has been happily married for 73 years and had 2 children, 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is the oldest living immigrant whose autobiography is part of the Ellis Island Museum display.

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Recording Device Found on Valley Steam ATM

While attempting to use the ATM at a Valley Stream Capitol One bank, a customer discovered a recording device when it fell of the machine and into his hands. A small camera was discovered on the ATM which was being used to record customers’ pin numbers as they were entered into the ATM. The investigation is ongoing and detectives are asking that anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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Man Shot Outside West Babylon Bar

Suffolk County detectives are investigating a shooting incident that occurred outside of Maggie’s Bar in West Babylon. Early Sunday morning, around 3:30am, a male was shot twice in his left calf while standing at the bar’s entrance. The victim drove himself to Good Samaritan Hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Suffolk County’s First Squad Detectives ask that anyone with information call them at (631) 854-8152 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. Alls will remain confidential.

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Four Suspects Arrested After Patchogue Break In

Suffolk County police arrested four suspects in connection to a home invasion that happened just minutes earlier. Police say the group is responsible for a string of break-ins in the area. The suspects - Francisco Sanchez, Marvin Escobar, Robert Alcantara, and Jose Castro - were arrested Friday morning after they allegedly stole jewelry from an East Patchogue home. Sanchez is said to be the ring-leader of the group who detectives believe is responsible for thefts in six other Suffolk County towns including Holtsville, Farmingville, Medford, Bay Shore, North Bay Shore and Terryville. Sanchez works for a company called Nationwide CATV, a subcontractor for Cablevision. Cablevision released a statement Saturday, stating: “We are cooperating fully with the police and are immediately suspending work with the Nationwide subcontracting company, which provides a limited amount of work only in Suffolk County, New York, pending a complete review and  through investigation.”

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