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More victims of child sexual abuse will have the chance to hold their abusers accountable, now that Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act on Feb. 14. The law will raise the age in the … more
Nassau County Democrats announced on Feb. 13 that County Legislator Carrié Solages had earned their official endorsement in his upcoming re-election bid. The backing marks a full return for … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
Nassau County elected officials expressed disappointment after Amazon announced Feb. 14 that it would drop its plan to open a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. The tech giant’s … more
Last January, the Herald printed a two-part series on the dilapidated Long Island Rail Road Station at Belmont, and the need for a new, year-round station in the proposed Belmont arena project. More … more
Elmont has long been a source pride for Andrew Prescia, 75, who grew up in the community in the 1950s. When he returned to his childhood home on Travis Avenue to care for his aging parents 20 years … more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
Sewanhaka Central High School District officials announced that more than 250 students were able to use their Apple iPads during the recent New York State Algebra I and II and Geometry Regents exams. … more
The New York Racing Association and Centerplate, a food and beverage service corporation, announced that they would be ending their 25-year hospitality partnership this spring. Centerplate provided … more
Iran in 1979 was a time of great uncertainty for its people. In the wake of a popular revolt that overthrew the American-installed shah, exiled cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from … more
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