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Nassau Republican legislators called Friday for state and county investigations into the office of County Comptroller Jack Schnirman, who only a week ago said at a news conference that a phishing … more
The roofs and windows at the Oceanside Library leak regularly, the restrooms have not been redone in 22 years, and many rooms need to be modernized. Those are just a few of the reasons that the library board voted 7-0 on Jan. 15 to approve putting a $33.5 million bond to a vote to fund repairs. more
Mount Sinai South Nassau and local elected officials honored the life and legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with musical tributes and poetry readings during the hospital’s 12th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday. more
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
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
Now that 2020 has arrived, officials are eyeing the beginning and completion of several major projects in Oceanside and Island Park. more
Lynbrook and East Rockaway each hosted menorah lightings in late December to ring in Hanukkah in joyous celebrations. more
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