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Best of November: Most Viewed Stories of the Month

A robbery and stabbing in the Walmart parking lot to news of Sonic still planning an East Meadow location were issues that mattered most to readers.

Karim Jaghab, 26, and his father, Nabil Jaghab, 57. (Credit: East Meadow)
Karim Jaghab, 26, and his father, Nabil Jaghab, 57. (Credit: East Meadow)
A woman robbed and stabbed while loading shopping bags into her car in the Walmart parking lot to news of Sonic still planning an East Meadow location, these are the most viewed articles of November 2013:

  • Woman Robbed, Stabbed at Wal-Mart: According to Nassau County police, a woman was loading packages into her car in the Walmart parking lot when a man took her pocketbook and stabbed her in the left arm with an unknown object on Nov. 19.
  • East Meadow Liquor Store Robbed on Friday: Patel S Wines & Liquors on N. Jerusalem Road was robbed Nov. 1. Cops said a white man described as six-foot-one inches and 220 pounds walked in and demanded cash. A woman employee, who was there with her 3-year-old daughter, ran out of the store while the man went behind the counter and took money out of the register.
  • Judge: Diner Owners Must Pay $338K to Underpaid Employees: A judge ordered the owners of East Meadow's Colony Diner to pay $338,000 to dozens of employees they intentionally underpaid and fork up more than $60,000 in back taxes and fines. Judge Valarie Alexander sentenced cousins Tassos (Thomas) Strifas, of Merrick, and George Strifas, of East Hills, to a three-year conditional discharge on condition of payment of full restitution to the victims totaling approximately $338,000, plus back taxes and fines worth approximately $64,000. An additional $164,000 in liquidated damages will be paid to Colony Diner employees pursuant to a federal court order from January of this year.

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