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A 20-something woman sat on a chair in the waiting room of the Glen Cove Planned Parenthood clinic recently, her legs curled against her torso, her eyes gazing down at the rug. A man around her age … more
When James Vizza, 17, attended an assembly at North Shore High School earlier this year, he wasn’t found scrolling aimlessly on his phone or chatting loudly with his peers. Instead, he was … more
After a report by the state Department of Public Service revealed that New York American Water, a private water utility that services more than 120,000 residents in Nassau County, had intentionally … more
Local politicians announced at a July 2 news conference their plans to support the eight migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S. border and are currently staying at Mercy … more
After passing the State Senate, bills that would have provided relief to Sea Cliff and Glen Head homeowners who have been hit with high water bills died recently in committee in the Assembly. The … more
Facing mounting public opposition to a plan to build a tunnel across the Long Island Sound, the State Department of Transportation last week nixed the project before it ever got beyond the concept … more
According to a release from Paul Karas, the acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided not to go forward with a cross-sound tunnel to Westchester “at … more
The Syosset-based nonprofit MercyFirst is housing 10 migrant children who were separated from their families as part of the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. On Monday, U.S. … more
Liuba Gretchen Shirley will square off against 13-term Republican Rep. Peter King in the November midterms, after defeating DuWayne Gregory in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary. 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
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