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Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
By Nadya Nataly nnataly@liherald.com The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency meeting on Nov. 13 to allow the State Comptroller’s office and NIFA to restore Aid and Incentives for … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Village of Freeport officials are expressing concern about a new state law set to take effect in January that will require the village to immediately turn over all evidence in criminal cases to the Nassau County district attorney’s office. more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Villages and towns across Nassau County still have not received roughly $8 million in Aid and Incentives to Municipalities funds that they were due to be paid by the state in September. The Village … more
Following Erin King Sweeney’s surprise withdrawal from the Town Board race in September, Christopher Carini, a Republican from Seaford, announced his campaign for the 5th Councilmatic District. He … more
Incumbent Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé defeated newcomer Daniel Salamone Tuesday night to serve another term in the fifth legislative district, which includes Baldwin and Freeport. more
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