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A 20-something woman sat on a chair in the waiting room of the Glen Cove Planned Parenthood clinic recently, her legs curled against her torso, her eyes gazing down at the rug. A man around her age … more
The City Council unanimously voted to table a resolution introduced by Councilwoman Pamela Panzenbeck, to raise the city’s water rates by 15 percent, after both City Controller Sandra Clarson, and … more
After the Republican members of the Glen Cove City Council voted down two Finance Committee appointments at a council meeting on Tuesday night, a majority of the committee’s five seats remain open … more
Local politicians announced at a July 2 news conference their plans to support the eight migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S. border and are currently staying at Mercy … more
Facing mounting public opposition to a plan to build a tunnel across the Long Island Sound, the State Department of Transportation last week nixed the project before it ever got beyond the concept … more
According to a release from Paul Karas, the acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided not to go forward with a cross-sound tunnel to Westchester “at … more
Glen Cove City Councilwoman Marsha Silverman and her wife, Roni Epstein, have filed a notice to appeal an Oct. 4, 2017, order by the Nassau County Supreme Court dismissing their lawsuit against … more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
On West Harbor Beach in Bayville, waves crashed on the sand and the smell of saltwater was thick in the gentle wind. In the distance, an osprey sang a one-note melody. This was the scene last … more
In a unanimous vote on May 23, the Nassau County Legislature approved legislation that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to those under the age of 21. The new bill was signed into law by County … more
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