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Republican Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District is challenging incumbent two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat. The Herald asked Benno and Rice questions focusing on issues vital to the residents of the 4th C.D., which encompasses several suburban communities in southern and central Nassau County. more
For the second time, Democrat Mike Reid, of Merrick, is challenging longtime incumbent Republican Assemblyman Dave McDonough, also of Merrick, for his 14th District seat. The Herald asked both … more
The race for District 17 in the New York State Assembly has John Mikulin vying for the seat just shy of six months into his tenure after winning a special election in April. This November, Democrat … more
Wantagh residents Gary and Meredith Krupp became the first husband and wife duo in history to receive papal knighthoods this week when they were invested with the Grand Cross of the Pontifical … more
Nassau County parents continued to show some of the highest levels of opposition to federally mandated state testing in English Language Arts and mathematics, according to figures released by the New … more
When the Hempstead Town Board passed a law last week requiring businesses that sell vaping products to post large signs about its dangers — there to share in the credit was the Levittown Community Action Coalition and YES Community Counseling Center. more
Of the 12 public school districts in Nassau that unknowingly purchased defective artificial turf fields between 2006 and 2012, only the Levittown School District has filed a claim to have its two high-school fields replaced for free. 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
Democrat Kevin Thomas is vying for a chance to represent the State Senate’s 6th District and unseat Incumbent Kemp Hannon, a Republican who has filled the role since 1989. The race for District … more
Commemorating the attacks on the World Trade Center 17 years ago this week, veterans, elected and school officials, scouts, civic leaders and family members gathered in Wantagh on Sunday to remember the 13 residents who died on Sept. 11, 2001. more
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