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Though Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg has said he is no longer a candidate for State Senate, he will remain on the ballot next month in the 8th Senate District race. more
Last September, Nassau County and county Police Department officials addressed residents at a Baldwin Civic Association meeting about the construction project planned for the 1st Precinct in Baldwin. In November, County Executive Ed Mangano and local community leaders broke ground at the site, but since then the project has been snagged. Now, however, it looks like the work is finally ready to begin. more
Having picked up two endorsements from leading nonprofit gun-control groups in two days, 4th Congressional District candidate Kathleen Rice called on Sept. 24 for national legislation that would require gun-show background checks and restrictions on high-capacity, assault-style clips. more
A pair of animal rights activists, who have long called for reforms at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, spoke up at a recent board meeting with concerns about the future of the facility. more
The American chestnut tree hasn’t had much luck over the last 120-plus years as its population has been nearly wiped out along the East Coast. But as organizations look to bring the once flourishing species back to its former status, the first ever Long Island Chestnut Festival was held in Baldwin over the weekend in what turned out to be picture-perfect weather. more
Sanitary District No. 2 hosted Operation Shed the Meds last Saturday for residents to discard their unused, unwanted or expired medication in a safe and responsible manner. The Nassau County … more
St. Christopher’s Church hosted a Parish Picnic for parishioners on Sept. 26 that featured food, games, dancing and laughs. The church community came together last Friday on what turned out to … more
As Richard Carbonaro addressed a small crowd outside Brookside Elementary School over the weekend, a warm early-fall sun shone on 26 new trees around the school’s property. more
The Baldwin Fire Department now has a newer and more efficient way of rescuing people in floods. A new rescue boat was purchased for the department after BFD officials reached out to Leg. Laura Curran’s office asking to apply for a county grant. more
Keyboard rock legend Keith Emerson mostly regards himself as musically “self-taught.” “From 8 to 12 years old, I had private piano tutelage from the local teachers here in Sussex,” … more
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