Syosset Week in Review: March 3 - 9

News topping Syosset Patch headlines last week.

Gore Talks Business at LIA Luncheon

Returning to the site of one of his first presidential fundraisers, former Vice President Al Gore attended Friday's Long Island Association luncheon at Crest Hollow Country Club.

Cops: Burglary Reports Drop

Nassau County Police reported three burglaries within the Second Precinct, none of which were in Syosset or Woodbury. This is a drop from the past several weeks where reports were two and three times higher.

Chipotle Hits Snag with State Requirements

Chipotle Mexican Grill's opening has been delayed yet again as the franchise works to comply with state laws, Town officials said Thursday.

A driver safely escaped a car fire that destroyed a vehicle and took down a telephone pole Sunday night, fire officials said. 

WATCH: Chris & Tony's Does the Harlem Shake

The video, uploaded Tuesday, shows a restaurant full of customers quietly eating while a waiter breaks into a dance. As the beat drops, the clip quickly cuts to crazily dressed dancers in costumes.

Sandy Reconstruction Streamlined

Standard requirements for post-Sandy home restoration have been waived, Town of Oyster Bay officials announced.

Cops: 3 Cars Stolen Nearby

Police reported three car thefts, 10 car break-ins in and around Syosset.

Former Oyster Bay Supervisor John W. Burke Dies

Burke, a Syosset native, who served from 1970 to 1976 died on Feb. 21, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto, who led a moment of silence in memory of Burke, at last week's board meeting.


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