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Residents’ frustrations with New York American Water came to a boil Wednesday night at a two-hour public hearing at Wantagh High School. More than two dozen people protested a proposed rate hike, citing dirty water with low pressure, low-quality service and bills six times the size of their neighbors’. more
With communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 still awaiting state and federal funds to help buttress against the effects another storm of its size, some groups on Long Island continue to fight their battle against what they see as the root: climate change. more
Ali Frankel, the president of the South Bellmore Civic Association, said she personally learned a lot after Hurricane Sandy. In 2012, she was living on Lee Place, in a home that retained three feet of water during the storm. Even though she lost the house, cars and two dumpsters worth of personal items, she decided to say in South Bellmore, moving to Judith Drive. more
Two men posed as police officers to rob an East Meadow father and son of $4,000, News 12 was reporting early Wednesday morning. The robbery took place on Little Whaleneck Road. The suspect were … more
The plane noise plaguing parts of Queens and Nassau counties was the focus of discussion last week at a citizen advocacy meeting to explain NextGen, a satellite GPS technology that the Federal Aviation Administration says has resulted in $1.6 billion in benefits to airlines and travelers by allowing planes to fly more frequently and closer together, take more direct routes and save time and fuel. more
Residents from around Nassau County gathered outside New York American Water’s new headquarters in Merrick on Sunday, where they chanted, “Stop the increase, go public water!” more
The Merrick Union Free School District Board of Education will host a special community forum on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to discuss the capital improvement bond referendum that will be presented to the community for vote in early December. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Cub’s Cave at Levy Lakeside Elementary School, located at 21 Babylon Road in Merrick. more
A number of Democrats and Republicans called on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto to resign on Thursday following their arrests on federal corruption … more
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports. more
A chorus of cheers erupted as Kennedy senior Dan Gavigan scored the first touchdown. Last Saturday, the Kennedy Cougars faced off against the Jericho Jayhawks at a celebration of homecoming, the school’s seniors and its 50th anniversary. more
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