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Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
An 18-year-old girl riding a personal watercraft in the Middle Bay waterways died Sunday after colliding with a 35-foot Fountain motorboat, Nassau County police said. Caitlin Rose McDonald, of … more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
A public hearing grew contentious last week at the Rockville Centre Planning Board’s first meeting since a Nassau County State Supreme Court judge ordered the board to reverse its decision and preliminarily approve a subdivision at 220 Hempstead Ave. more
Four village officials, including Rockville Centre Mayor Francis X. Murray, were re-elected on June 18 in an uncontested race. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Andrew Misiaszek played tee ball at the age of 5. He hated it, and never expected to play baseball again. Several years later, he went to a friend’s Rockville Centre Little League game and had a catch with his friend’s dad, who called Misiaszek’s mom and urged her to sign him up. more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
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