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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
Josh Lafazan, a Democrat from Syosset, held his first news conference on Jan. 11 as Nassau County’s 18th District legislator to announce bipartisan support for hearings to address the opioid … more
By Scott Brinton and Tim Denton sbrinton@liherald.com, tdenton@liherald.com Rarely has Long Island felt Washington’s political reverberations as strongly as it has during the first year of … more
History was made once again last Friday, as Joshua Lafazan, a Democrat from Syosset, became the youngest elected legislator to hold public office in Nassau County. He represents district 18, … more
On Thursday, Josh Lafazan, a Democrat from Syosset, held his first press conference as Legislator of the 18th district. He announced that bi-partisan support was achieved to hold hearings on … more
The New York State Department of Public Service announced on Dec. 27 that it is investigating New York American Water after the company did not disclose accurate property value assessments that would … more
Sexual harassment allegations have flooded the national media since producer Harvey Weinstein was ousted for alleged decades of sexual misconduct in October. Well-known names in entertainment, … 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
Town of Hempstead Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen held a news conference on the steps of Town Hall last Thursday to lambaste outgoing Supervisor Tony Santino’s plans to enact a contract amendment that would prohibit future termination of civil service employees, except for cause. That is, no layoffs would be allowed. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill putting electronic cigarettes into the same class as traditional tobacco cigarettes. On Oct. 23, Cuomo signed the legislation which includes e-cigarettes and … more
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