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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
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
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
Joseph Saladino, 57, of Massapequa, a former 13-year State Assemblyman, has captured Oyster Bay’s supervisor race once again. Originally appointed in February 2017 to lead a town suffering from a … more
With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 … more
Josh Lafazan had an impressive resume before he became the youngest ever to serve on the Nassau County Legislature. He began his first term at 23 years old with a master’s from Harvard and a … more
It’s time for party patronage to end in the Town of Oyster Bay. James Altadonna Jr., a Republican who is running on the Democratic ticket, will do just that and so much more to benefit residents. … more
Incumbent Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is running for her second four-term. Long Beach resident Francis McQuade opposes her. more
The Town of Hempstead owns roughly 750 plots of land, valued around $4.85 billion, according to Adam Haber, the town’s executive assistant for economic development and government efficiency. … more
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