Rockville Centre Man Fatally Struck by Truck

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An 84-year-old man was fatally struck by a tractor trailer while crossing a road in his hometown of Rockville Centre on Thursday morning.Nassau County police said Juan Galdos was walking southbound across Merrick Road at the corner of Oceanside Road when he was hit by an eastbound Peterbilt shortly before noon.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The 59-year-old man driving the truck was not charged.First Squad detectives found no apparent criminality but the investigation is continuing.last_img read more

Burleigh Heads duplex wows with spectacular view

first_img129 George St, Burleigh Heads.The upper level forms the social heart of the home with open plan living spaces and the kitchen. Stacking doors bring the indoors outside. The middle level is flexible with a media room and gym alongside the bedrooms while the lowest level is dedicated to a master retreat. Enjoy the view from your bath!TAKE one step inside this contemporary Burleigh Heads tri-level duplex and the view will stop you in your tracks.“The design brief was to create a very luxurious living environment that maximises the views of both properties and from all living areas and bedrooms,” vendor Val Llewellyn said.“We definitely achieved that.” 129 George St, Burleigh Heads. 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.Another standout feature is the floating steel staircase with American white oak treads, frameless glass and stainless steel balustrade. Other luxury finishes include French oak floors, natural quartz stone and modern exterior cladding.Sean Graves and Edward Smyth of NGU Real Estate Gold Coast are taking the property to auction on May 20.center_img 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.Mr Llewellyn bought the sloping block of land, set above Burleigh Ridge with plans to build a house for his family.As time passed he decided to construct luxury duplexes instead. He now lives in one and has put the other on the market.“Each unit is identical but what’s unique is they are offset by one level,” he said. “No. 129 is lower by one floor.”But it was no easy feat building on the side of a hill. “The construction was extremely challenging,” he said. 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“To call it a sloping block would be an understatement. We have very extensive foundations — in many ways it’s been constructed along the principals of buddling a high-rise.”And it was worth the challenge because the end result is nothing short of spectacular. Designed over three levels, the home allows separation between entertaining and sleeping zones while allowing the vista to take centre stage.“You can see right out to South Stradbroke Island and watch the sun rise and set,” he said. “You basically have a 200 to 220 degree view.”last_img read more