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Ray Pfeifer and Luiz Alvarez, both long advocates of the 9/11 James Zadroga Act, will be joining his legacy by having their names added to the legislation. Lawmakers from across the aisle … more
Diane Madden, an animal rights activist from East Meadow, plans to enter the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor as a third-party candidate in November. Madden received a unanimous nomination … more
A group of first responders and lobbyists led by retired East Meadow firefighter Kenny Specht gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 11 to press members of the House of Representatives to vote on the … more
Nassau Democratic lawmakers are urging the county Legislature’s presiding officer, Richard Nicolello, and Republican lawmakers to pass County Executive Laura Curran’s plan to stretch property-tax … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Jorge Martinez and Christopher Squeri were elected Tuesday night to the Village of Freeport Board. Martinez took 31 percent of the vote in the five-person, at-large race, and Squeri took 24.5 … more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, were found guilty on a number of charges Friday morning following a second trial on federal charges that they abused their positions for personal benefit. more
With a host of Long Island Democratic politicos and two busloads of older adults from Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center seated before him, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Old Westbury on … more
While Congress avoided another government shutdown on Friday, Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, has been pushing legislation to protect federal workers should another happen in the … more
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