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Syosset Week in Review: March 18-24

Redistricting shakes the North Shore, one less headache for the Syosset Board of Ed, and more headlines from last week in Syosset.

The tax levy for the 2012-2013 school year will fall exactly at the new tax cap, said to the Syosset Board of Education at Monday's meeting., the district let out a collective sigh of relief at a relatively less daunting budget process.

This week's Crime Report showed Nassau County Police continuing to report a dramatic drop in burglaries in the Plainview and Syosset area. In fact, for the first week in months, no burglaries were reported in the immediate area. However, catalytic converters containing precious metals were stolen from multiple LIRR stations in the area.

The North Syosset-Woodbury Republican Committee (NSWRC) hosted the 56th annual Lincoln Day dinner Thursday at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. A record 650 members from various Nassau committees came to see the Honorable Louis Savinetti and two other couples honored for their services.

The St. Edward's School seventh grade boys CYO basketball team won the 37th annual Bob Heaney Tournament at Our Lady of Mercy in Hicksville. The team won against several school teams from the area, including Our Lady of Mercy and Our Lady of Hope.

New York’s 3rd Congressional District, covering Dix Hills and Huntington, as the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-Dix Hills, will no longer include parts of Suffolk's south shore.

Rep. Peter King, R-Seaford, under a new map that has been approved by a three-judge Federal Court panel.

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