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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
A half dozen Five Towns villages will hold elections on June 18. All the incumbents are running unopposed. All seats are two-year terms except for Lawrence village justice. more
As the tariff war between China and the Unites States remains heated, businesses in the Five Towns have felt the pinch. more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
Standing in a stark white rectangular retail space, empty except for a small table and three folding chairs, Shari James, of Valley Stream, remarked that something about the South Franklin Avenue … 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
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting next March. “You drive through … more
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate. more
Republicans in the Nassau County Legislature have stonewalled a bill that would require gun owners to lock up their firearms in safety boxes, and punish those who don’t — but Democrats are hoping … more
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