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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
The repaving of town roads as part of Supervisor Laura Gillen’s five-year capital plan, including four in Oceanside, will commence in the coming months after its passage on June 4 by the Hempstead … more
Two candidates have announced their intention to run in the June 21 Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners election. Former Commissioner Joe Cibellis and local attorney Austin … more
Residents of waterfront communities, including Oceanside and Island Park, criticized a proposed law, which would ban the practice of renting out dock space on shoreside residential properties, at a … 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
Concerns about soil contamination at an Atlantic Avenue used car lot were raised at a May 9 Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals hearing, as the lot’s owner sought to receive a special … more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has been appointed as a special prosecutor by Governor Cuomo to lead an investigation into allegations that former State Attorney General Eric … more
Part six in an ongoing series. Read parts [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7] here. When temporary protected status for Haitians was revoked last November, TPS recipients from other countries … more
All that was missing was a “Welcome to Freeport” sign, and the city of New Bedford, Mass., could have easily been mistaken for the village. Both communities are located on relatively small bays … more
As the election for an open seat on the Oceanside Board of Education approaches, two contenders are vying for the seat of board President Kimberly Grim Garrity, who will retire after 21 years as a … more
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