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On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Village officials voted at a special meeting on April 15 to issue roughly $3 million in bond anticipation notes to pay for capital expenses already committed to by the village, including final … more
One month after North High School students spoke before the Central High School District Board of Education, decrying the condition of the school’s facilities, North parents, teachers and students again filled the cafeteria at Memorial Junior High School on April 9 to demand answers from district administrators. more
Tom Muscarella, the Garden City Republican tapped by the County GOP to run for convicted Hempstead Councilman Ed Ambrosino's seat, is likely to be seated before he begins campaigning. At next week's Hempstead Town Board meeting, the Republican-controlled board is set to appoint Muscarella to the seat left empty after Ambrosino resigned, over the objections of Democratic Town Supervisor Laura Gillen. more
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
Members of the State Senate unanimously voted in favor of two bills on March 7 that — if passed by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo — could assist small business owners. One bill … more
Under an agreement reached as part of the state budget passed by lawmakers over the weekend, plastic bags will be banned in all New York retail stores starting next March. “You drive through … more
Edward Ambrosino, a Republican from Valley Stream, who had served as a Hempstead Town councilman since 2003, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of federal tax evasion and resigned from his seat … more
Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino, a Republican from Valley Stream, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal tax evasion charges. Ambrosino was arrested in 2017 and charged with eight … more
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate. more
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