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Five-term County Legislator Howard Kopel is being opposed by Karen Blitz of Rockville Centre in the Nassau County 7th legislative district. The district includes Oceanside, Rockville Centre, East Rockaway, Cedarhurst, Woodmere and parts of Hewlett, Lawrence, Baldwin, Valley Stream and Lynbrook. more
Part 4 in a Hispanic Heritage Month mini-series. Students in gray-and-black suits, carrying briefcases and backpacks, filled Hofstra University’s Helene Fortunoff Theater at the Monroe Lecture Center on Monday, eagerly awaiting U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s arrival. more
In a township of 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead clerk is responsible for handling records as mundane as a parking permit and as momentous as a marriage license. Immigration attorney Sylvia … more
In a township of 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead clerk is responsible for handling records as mundane as a parking permit and as momentous as a marriage license. Immigration attorney Sylvia … more
The race for the Town of Hempstead’s 6th Councilmatic District pits Republican Dennis Dunne Sr., of Levittown, who was appointed to the post in June to replace Gary Hudes, against Democrat Sue Moller, of Merrick. more
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney. more
Alcohol, lederhosen, and links, oh my! These were just some of the ingredients that made last weekend’s event at the Baldwin Community Garden a crowd-drawing success. On Oct. 7, the Baldwin Civic Association introduced a new autumnal tradition in the gardens behind the Historical Society, celebrating some of the well-known aspects of German culture: Oktoberfest. more
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. more
On Thursday morning, U.S.Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threw his support behind Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive. more
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. more
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