The same day that the Diocese of Rockville Centre unveiled its compensation program on Monday for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood outside the diocese’s headquarters on North Park Avenue with one of his clients, asserting that the church, through the program, is “trying to put a positive spin on an evil situation.”
Lynbrook Mayor William Hendrick died late Wednesday night at South Nassau Communities Hospital after suffering a heart attack Tuesday morning. He was 64.
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities.
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.
There are four candidates vying for Town of Oyster Bay supervisor. The current supervisor, Joseph Saladino, who was appointed in January, has focused on improving the town’s finances and, more …
The Nassau County fire marshal’s office confirmed on Oct. 5 that a fire that ignited at Oceanside’s Sanitation District No. 7’s Mott Street headquarters on April 28 was set …
Members and leaders of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs and the Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York held a public meeting at the Port Washington Fire Department on Sept. 27 to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would provide medical coverage for volunteer firefighters who suffer from certain types of cancer for which they are commonly diagnosed.
Food was served, stories were told and wine flowed as roughly 100 people gathered in the sukkah at the Chabad of Hewlett on Oct. 4 to usher in the beginning of Sukkot, also known as the Feast of the Tabernacles — an eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest and commemorates the 40 years during which the ancient Hebrews wandered the desert after being freed from slavery in Egypt.
On Thursday morning, U.S.Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threw his support behind Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive.
Ellen White, founder of Rockville Centre’s Backyard Players & Friends, picked up a rock painted with the word “Peace” while sitting in a 30-by-80-foot plot behind St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. “There’s a lot of crazy things going on in the world,” she said, pointing to another that read “Love.”
Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that …
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The great majority of women survive breast cancer. That’s what I’m thinking as Breast Cancer Awareness Month commences. I am reminding myself and other survivors that, despite the dreaded diagnosis and difficult treatment . . .
As Congress takes up the issue of tax reform, it would do well to look back to a successful tax overhaul that should be the guide for getting it done right again this time.