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Long Island Republican leaders announced earlier this month that the party would back State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, a Republican from Sayville, in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Peter King in … more
Nassau Republican legislators called Friday for state and county investigations into the office of County Comptroller Jack Schnirman, who only a week ago said at a news conference that a phishing … more
New York’s new bail reform law is a scant three weeks old, and already Republican lawmakers are calling it a “disaster.” That was the word U.S. Rep. Pete King, a Seaford … more
Nassau County residents, and especially those along the South Shore, will find much for them in the proposals that Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forth in his Jan. 8 State of the State address, provided they … more
“My wife woke me up and told me we had another accident in the backyard,” recalled Calvin DuBois, 56, of Seaford. “I said. ‘Stop playing.’” DuBois, his wife, … more
The Nassau County Sherriff’s Department released a total of 29 prisoners from detention at the Nassau County Correction Center as the state’s new bail laws came into effect on Jan. 1. The … more
When Laura Gillen refused to concede in the race for her re-election to the highest seat in the Town of Hempstead, few were surprised. Much like her first term as supervisor, Gillen, a Democrat from … more
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
Regulators from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation gave the nod on Dec. 20 to a $585 million plan to remediate the Bethpage plume, a 7-square-mile section of the groundwater … more
In one of its last actions before the holiday recess, the U.S. House of Representative passed a measure cosponsored by Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, and Seaford Republican Pete King to … more
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