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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North Shore cantors sing at Vatican celebration of Israeli ties

When Cantor Raphael Frieder received an invite from his native Israel to perform in Rome as part of a celebration

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Lake Success, ExteNet head to mediation in cell node case

A federal judge ordered ExteNet Systems and the Village of Lake Success to enter mediation last week in hopes of

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Gold Coast to deconstruct the Beatles

The Gold Coast International Film Festival will present Scott Freiman’s Deconstructing the Beatles lecture series this spring, marking the first

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Linda Abrams, an artist of grace and grit

The home of Linda Abrams, a Lake Success-based artist, is a treasure trove of handmade art. There is tapestry on

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Vigilant Fire Company EMS service celebrated

Politicians, fire officials and emergency medical service professionals gathered together at the Vigilant Fire House on Wednesday evening, honoring EMS

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MTA announces fare reductions

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced on Tuesday that it is now on track to cut fares for LIRR riders adversely

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MTA unveils multi-million dollar cost of LIRR mitigation plan

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday their mitigation plan will cost $58 million, with most of it going towards buses

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Residents raise issues with potential changes to parking meters

Residents from the Kenwood Gardens apartment complex felt nickled and dimed – or perhaps quartered – at a Great Neck

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Great Neck school celebration aims to show strength in unity

A little bit of drizzle couldn't rain on the parade of parents, children and school staff on Wednesday, with hundreds

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Making memories at the Gold Coast Arts Center

At the Gold Coast Arts Center on Monday, a screen flashed clips from iconic duos in films like "The King

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County clerk candidates frame selves as fighters against fee hikes

Democratic clerk hopeful Dean Bennett and Republican County Clerk Maureen O'Connell framed themselves as ideal fee fighters in interviews last

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Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr tells her story through film

On the 103rd anniversary of Hedy Lamarr's birth and Inventors' Day in Austria, an audience in Great Neck heard the actress'

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Nathan Libby, a founding physician of North Shore University Hospital, dies at 104

Nathan Libby, a founding physician of North Shore University Hospital – now known as Northwell Health – and longtime Great

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Lawrence Gross honored for lifetime achievement by GNCA

Former Great Neck Board of Education Trustee Lawrence Gross received the Lily Wang Community Service Award from the Great Neck

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