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Each October comes the proliferation of political lawn signs, dotting Nassau County’s suburban landscape with candidates’ names and slogans. Campaigns, whether they be county, town, state, … more
The Town of Hempstead owns roughly 750 plots of land, valued around $4.85 billion, according to Adam Haber, the town’s executive assistant for economic development and government efficiency. … more
The race for the District 6 Legislator seat began at the end of March when challenger Laura Burns announced her bid against incumbent William Gaylor. The Herald asked both candidates questions … more
Democrat Shari James-Pierre is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Blakeman for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Councilmanic District. James-Pierre of Valley Stream is seeking to leverage her … more
Valley Stream building officials may have erroneously issued a building permit for the construction of a gas station on Sunrise Highway, and subsequently revoked it after construction had commenced. … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Valley Stream Village Board of Trustees awarded on Sept. 16 a nearly $80,000 contract to the Port Washington-based Cow Bay Inc. to construct an American with Disabilities Act ramp at the Henry … more
Officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came to Long Beach City Hall on Sept. 19 to present the state’s plans to bring 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind power to … more
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
By Nicole Alcindor nalcindor@liherald.com Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation banning the arming of teachers in New York classrooms on July 21. The law was co-sponsored by State Sen. Todd … more
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