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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
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
On Thursday morning, U.S.Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threw his support behind Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive. more
Roughly two months after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan reversed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction, a federal appeals panel overturned those of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on Tuesday. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino last week released a raft of ethics reform proposals that he called the “strongest and most comprehensive” on Long Island. Among his proposals were … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
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