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The race for the 19th Assembly District began at the end of August when incumbent Edward Ra announced his bid for a fifth term against William Carr on Aug. 29. The Herald asked Ra and Carr … more
As an eight-term U.S. Representative, Steve Israel has logged countless hours at town halls across Long Island. The former congressman, who served New York’s 3rd Congressional district from 2001 to … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi recently helped secure a five-year reauthorization of the federal Long Island Sound Program, a $65 million effort that brings together federal and state agencies from New York … more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
Ratepayers from New York American Water’s Sea Cliff, Lynbrook and Merrick districts attended a public forum in Merrick on Sept. 6, hosted by Long Island Clean Air Water and Soil and North Shore … more
As part of a complex deal now pending approval in State Supreme Court, New York American Water is offering to sell the Village of Sea Cliff its pumping station, at 325 Prospect Ave., with the sale … more
Some residents anticipate the new terminal promised by the 11.1 billion East Side Access project, and see it as a future shortcut in their daily commute, while others are doubtful it will ever be … more
A deal reached between New York American Water and the state Public Service Commission on Aug. 18 will allow South Shore ratepayers to receive credits on future water bills, after they recently … more
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
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