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Jorge Martinez and Christopher Squeri were elected Tuesday night to the Village of Freeport Board. Martinez took 31 percent of the vote in the five-person, at-large race, and Squeri took 24.5 … more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, were found guilty on a number of charges Friday morning following a second trial on federal charges that they abused their positions for personal benefit. more
A State Supreme Court judge on Tuesday issued a split decision in Democratic Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen’s lawsuit against former Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Republican-majority Town Board. more
Members of the Hempstead Town Board unanimously decided to get out in front of impending recreational marijuana legalization at the state level. With a vote of 7-0, the Town Board enacted a moratorium of one year on the sale of pot within the town, and a ban on smoking it in town parks and facilities. more
With a host of Long Island Democratic politicos and two busloads of older adults from Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center seated before him, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Old Westbury on … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. … more
The Republican-controlled Hempstead Town Board on Nov. 27 voted 6-1, with Democratic Supervisor Laura Gillen dissenting, to hire the town’s Republican former comptroller to privately advise board members on budgets and financial issues. more
The Republican-majority Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 30 passed its $432.5-million budget by a vote of 6-1. Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, did not endorse the spending plan, which, she said, relied on uncertain savings to fund an $11-million tax cut. more
Incumbents dominated on election night in Bellmore and Merrick’s state and national races, with two notable exceptions in State Senate District 6 and Assembly District 18. more
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