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3. East Meadow organizations collects toys for Hurricane Sandy victims: Pocket Change to Make a Change, an East Meadow organization, will start collecting toys and items for its Sandy Claus Toy Drive, which will take place on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9.
2. Norma Gonsalves calls to expand federal Hurricane Sandy relief programs for small businesses: Nassau County Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves recently called upon Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to expand federal disaster relief funding programs and grant opportunities to help small businesses recover financial losses due to Hurricane Sandy.
1. Men from Maine allegedly solicit work illegally in East Meadow: Eight men allegedly solicited work without licenses or permits in East Meadow on Wednesday. The men from Maine will have to return to Nassau County for a December court date.