Janelle Clausen

Janelle Clausen is a reporter with Blank Slate Media covering the Great Neck peninsula and Town of North Hempstead. She previously freelanced for the Amityville Record, Massapequa Post and the Babylon Beacon. When not reporting, the south shore native can usually be found buried in a book, playing video games or talking Star Wars.

Janelle Clausen

Janelle Clausen is a reporter with Blank Slate Media covering the Great Neck peninsula and Town of North Hempstead. She previously freelanced for the Amityville Record, Massapequa Post and the Babylon Beacon. When not reporting, the south shore native can usually be found buried in a book, playing video games or talking Star Wars.
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Poetry contest deadline and reach extended in Plaza

A Long Islander could be among the ranks of poets like Robert Frost and William Shakespeare over the summer –

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Village of Great Neck holds off on zoning changes, proposes new law

Village of Great Neck trustees held off on passing a set of laws to change the limit on how large

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Mostly familiar faces in Great Neck village elections

Great Neck’s 16 uncontested village races will mostly feature familiar faces on Tuesday, with 14 incumbents facing no opponents and

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Blumenfeld and BSE team up on Coliseum development

Retail and entertainment venues proposed for the 77 acres of land surrounding the Nassau Coliseum will now be joined by

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Water Authority of Great Neck North embarks on water main replacements

The Water Authority of Great Neck North will begin a "major water main replacement and hydrant change out project" on

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Storytelling art meets Great Neck real estate

Lise Amsellem, a real estate salesperson with Edna Mashaal Realty in Great Neck, and famous French contemporary artist Marc Ferrero

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Union Prime Steak & Sushi in Great Neck closes

One of the steakhouses along Northern Boulevard’s steak row has closed, its owners announced on social media on Saturday, after

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Two men, failing kidneys and a panel to boost organ donations

Sean Eshaghoff, a 49-year-old Great Neck resident, recalled watching his kidneys fail. He and his doctor steadily saw their productivity

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Fire companies tame Miller house fire in Great Neck, rescue cats

Seven of the 15 cats residing in the historic John L. Miller home in Great Neck died in a fire

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Gold Coast brings back ‘Deconstructing the Beatles’ series

The Gold Coast International Film Festival will be bringing back a bit of ‘Beatlemania’ to the North Shore starting this

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Young inventors gather at Camp Invention in Port Washington

On the second day of Camp Invention in Weber Middle School, Ted, 9, places some finishing touches on Waffleman –

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Rockettes plan to rock arts and crafts at Manhasset Public Library

Two Rockettes from Long Island plan to stop by the Manhasset Public Library on Friday, Sept. 14, from 4 to

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Kaplan speaks with LGBTQ community at Hofstra University

North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Anna Kaplan spoke with members of the LGBTQ – or lesbian, gay, bi, transgender and queer

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Great Neck Plaza street festival to add greater community focus

The annual Great Neck Plaza Street Festival and AutoFest will showcase the talents of local students in addition to cars

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Joe Lhota resigns as MTA chairman

Joe Lhota, who returned to the MTA as its chairman to help salvage the city’s subway system after leading a

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