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Twelve-year Island Park resident Catherine Hall said the problem started when a New York American Water employee came unannounced to install a replacement water meter at her house early in July. At … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen denounced a proposed measure on Aug. 2 that would extend civil-service worker pay scales to appointed employees, effectively giving them a combined $800,000 … more
“The guy is a lunatic,” Island Park librarian Maureen Glueckert said, shaking her head, referring to LIU Post economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, who wrote an opinion piece for Forbes that suggested … more
Austin Graff has been elected to the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners, defeating his opponent Joe Cibellis in a hotly contested race for the seat of Ed Scharfberg who did … more
After roughly two years of construction to replace the Barnum Island Bridge — a major artery between Oceanside and Island Park — the work is nearly complete, resolving traffic congestion that the … more
Nearly a week has passed and no winner has been announced in the 2018 Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners race. Polls closed on June 21. Candidates Austin Graff and Joe … 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
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
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