BREAKING NEWS: Eckels defeats Yanantuono in commissioner race


Town of Hempstead approves $2.5M bond for crash victim

The Hempstead Town Board last month approved a $2.5 million bond to cover a settlement to a driver who was injured in a crash with a town sand truck in Oceanside in 2013.

Cruising for a family’s cause

Giovanni Villante loves sports — he was often spotted running the football field whenever he had the chance. “He’s always been a sports kid,” said Jamie Iacono, a longtime friend of the Villante family.

A true community center in Baldwin

By Anthony O’Reilly aoreilly@liherald.com For 10 years, Baldwinite Dr. Zodelia Williams has tried to provide children and teenagers with a place of their own, something she says they need. …

Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who grew up in Lawrence, gets three years in prison

Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. …

Editorial

With Amazon on the way, let’s rethink housing

With news that Amazon’s second headquarters is coming to Long Island City, Queens, bringing with it 50,000 new jobs, the Island is poised for a housing renaissance, but in order for that to happen, residents must be open to change.

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