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The Department of Environmental Conservation recently passed a measure that will reduce air pollution by regulating emissions from peak-use power plants, including the E.F. Barrett Generation Station in Island Park. more
In response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s veto of a bill that would have regulated the impact that pharmacy benefit managers have on small businesses, Levin’s Pharmacy owner Fred Rigel said he planned to take the fight to Albany. more
In the wake of several anti-Semitic bias incidents across the state last month, local rabbis are making efforts to ensure the safety of their congregants and to create dialogue within their communities to foster a safe environment. more
When Laura Gillen refused to concede in the race for her re-election to the highest seat in the Town of Hempstead, few were surprised. Much like her first term as supervisor, Gillen, a Democrat from … more
Lynbrook and East Rockaway each hosted menorah lightings in late December to ring in Hanukkah in joyous celebrations. more
Officials and residents have renewed a push for the Nassau Inter-County Express bus company to restore the N36 route, nearly three years after it was cut. more
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners adopted new commercial pick-up rules for the district at its Dec. 5 meeting. more
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
On Nov. 15, trucks from Posillico Inc. transported the final two loads of contaminated soil from the site of a future apartment complex in Harbor Isle to the company’s Farmingdale-based treatment plant. more
The Long Island Power Authority and Nassau County reached a tentative agreement on Friday in a settlement over LIPA’s property tax challenges in Island Park and Glenwood Landing, which, once finalized, would cause an increase in school taxes. more
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