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An 18-year-old girl riding a personal watercraft in the Middle Bay waterways died Sunday after colliding with a 35-foot Fountain motorboat, Nassau County police said. Caitlin Rose McDonald, of … more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Nearly three weeks after polls closed in the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners race, Joe Samoles was declared the winner on Wednesday. Samoles defeated incumbent Tom Lanning … more
Long Island law enforcement officials joined U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer July 1 outside the Nassau County Police Department’s 1st Precinct, on Merrick Road in Baldwin, to urge Congress to pass the … more
After the Nassau County Planning Commission rejected a proposal to build a three-story, 18-unit apartment complex at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place, the Valley Stream Board of Zoning Appeals held a public hearing on July 2 to determine if it should override that decision, which would have required a supermajority, or four out of the five members, to vote in favor of the proposal. more
The New York State Senate voted in June to pass two of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky’s bills designed to reform industrial development agencies. more
A formerly vibrant, bustling hot spot — the East Rockaway Yacht Club — stands closed, locked and dormant after a June decision by its operators not to continue its lease with the Town of Hempstead. more
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is advocating for a plan that would ultimately guarantee the accuracy of test results for radium levels in Long Island groundwater especially near the Navy/ Grumman plume in Bethpage, according to a press release. more
“He had a blue lollipop and he was like, ‘Mom I’m going to wash my hands,’” said Rick O’Neill, father of 8-year-old Cian O’Neill, who went missing for several hours on July 4. “I … more
Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said at a June 27 public meeting in Long Beach that they were seeking an extension to continue a $3 million study of ways to protect communities … more
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