News nearby takes a look at the major stories from communities surrounding Rockville Centre, Malverne, West Hempstead and Lynbrook.
Here are this week’s headlines:
Inspectors Find Beetles in Ingredients, Roaches at Zomick's
Zomick’s Bakery is internationally known for its kosher breads, cakes and pastries, but you probably don't know the Inwood-based warehouse has battled an unhealthy pest problem since opening in 2005, according to inspection records from the state's Department of Agriculture and Markets.
In fact, Zomick’s, located at 85 Inip Drive in Inwood, has failed 10 of its last 17 inspections, all pest-related to some degree.
Inspectors have found vermin including cockroaches, beetles, mice and flies – even birds have been spotted flying around the facility on multiple occasions. All of these represent critical issues deemed health hazards by the state.
Zomick's: Our Bakery a 'Model For Food Safety'
The internationally known kosher bakery Zomick’s is refuting claims of a major pest problem that has plagued the company’s Inwood factory since 2005, stating that it is a “model for food safety.”
Hurricane Sandy Feature Film to Shoot in Long Beach
“What's left after you've lost everything?”
That’s the tagline for the upcoming film Waterline, which will shoot in Long Beach starting next month.
The film is based on the events of Hurricane Sandy -- it follows the residents of a coastal town nearly destroyed by Sandy “as they rebuild their homes and lives after they were washed away in one night.”