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Republican Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District is challenging incumbent two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat. The Herald asked Benno and Rice questions focusing on issues vital to the residents of the 4th C.D., which encompasses several suburban communities in southern and central Nassau County. more
State Senators Todd Kaminsky and Elaine Phillips hosted a roundtable discussion on finding timely, affordable and high-quality mental health and addiction care on Oct. 3. The forum followed a report … more
The race for the 19th Assembly District began at the end of August when incumbent Edward Ra announced his bid for a fifth term against William Carr on Aug. 29. The Herald asked Ra and Carr … more
The village of Malverne wrapped up their annual Summer Entertainment Series at Westwood Park on Aug. 30. Billy Joel tribute band, the Cold Spring Harbor Band, performed under the lights at the park … more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a … more
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky recently announced that he helped to secure $68,235 in Library Construction Aid from the New York State Library and Education Department for the West Hempstead Public … 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
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
The Malverne Union Free School District budget was passed by district residents on Tuesday. The results were as follows: Budget Yes: 520 No: 258 Proposition #2 – Capital … more
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