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State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat from Long Beach, is among the local elected officials charged with appointing representatives to the Community Advisory Council that will offer its input on the … more
“I hope it will not be conceived … that it is my wish to hold these unhappy people in slavery,” George Washington wrote to Arthur Young in December 1793, six years before his … more
The Belmont Park Community Coalition (BPCC) called on Empire State Development Corporation president Howard Zemsky to come out of the shadows in a sharply worded letter dated Feb. 13. In it, … more
No one wants to downplay the seriousness of drug addiction and the multiple ways it can impact our communities. As a threat to both health and community safety, the dangers can hardly be overstated. … more
At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care … more
An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
First of two parts.The Belmont Park Long Island Rail Road station has certainly seen better days. Wind-blown platforms and rusting tracks mask the station’s history, when it carried tens of … more
Part two of a two-part story Can Arena Development Partners build an 18,000-seat hockey stadium in time for the opening puck of the 2021 season? Yes.All the players on the build side of the equation … more
Applause broke out at Elmont Memorial High School on Sunday as the two finalists for the development of Belmont Park announced plans to create thousands of temporary and permanent jobs as part of ambitious plans to develop the racing center further. more
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