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PSEG Long Island files application to build 7.3-mile power line between Uniondale, Lynbrook

PSEG Long Island on Jan. 9 filed a state application proposing a new 7.3-mile, high-voltage power line that would run underground between substations in Uniondale and Lynbrook, and is aimed at reducing outages in the area.

Curran to undertake 60-day budget analysis

New County Executive Laura Curran took aim at Nassau’s previous administration, headed by Ed Mangano, and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellmore set his sights on the Trump administration in their …

Island Park businessman makes icy rescue

Mark Taglianetti, the owner of Mook Print & Design in Island Park, is Air Force-certified in more than 500 repair tasks. From fixing hydraulic systems to changing a tire on an aircraft, as a former …

It's snow problem

Weathering the storm with the Lynbrook DPW

It was shortly after 2 a.m. on Jan. 4, and snow had just begun falling as Scott Keller climbed into his plow truck. Snow was pelting the windshield, and a Guns N’ Roses tune was blaring from the speakers. Keller was speaking of his girlfriend of 11 years, Peg Feehan.

Friends of Mercy pledge $250K for hospice unit

Mercy Medical Center and Good Shepherd Hospice, both a part of Catholic Health Services, are working together to ensure that Nassau County residents have access to quality inpatient hospice services. The Certificate of Need application for a 12-bed hospice unit at Mercy was approved by the New York State Department of Health, and the unit is expected to open this year.

Valley Stream walking group holds bi-weekly jaunts around town

Tommy Cuccias told several women — who were afraid to walk at night — that he would lead them in a stroll through Valley Stream, Malverne and Lynbrook. The group of 10 formed the Valley Stream …

Thoroughbred injured in West Hempstead

A training session at the New York Equestrian Center in West Hempstead on Dec. 23 might turn out to be life-threatening for a 6-year-old horse named Frost …

Neighbors

East Meadow Public Library brings back the bluegrass

The bluegrass group Buddy Merriam & Back Roads played a medley of tunes to a sold-out crowd at the East Meadow Public Library last month. After befriending famed bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, …

Editorial

Baby, it’s cold outside! Think winter safety

This past week, Long Island saw historically low temperatures that dipped below zero when the wind chill was factored in, icy, treacherous driving conditions and, to top it all off, a “bomb …

Randi Kreiss

Driving Miss Daisy is driving us crazy

My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months …

Alfonse D'Amato

Hoping for the best in what looks like a big year

As the new year begins, it’s a good time to take stock of the tumultuous year in Washington that’s just ended, and to express the hope of a more congenial 2018.

Cinch contest winner donates $1,200 to Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition

After winning a contest set up by Cinch Wallet, a cashless payment web application founded last year that residents can use at dozens of the village’s businesses, Oceanside resident Dr. Bruce Gitt donated $1,200 to the Rockville Centre Breast Cancer Coalition.