According to federal prosecutors, outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto began a scheme involving kickbacks bribes and a “sham” job for Mangano’s wife with a former local restaurateur “immediately” after Mangano took office in 2010.
More than 200 members of the roughly 280-member Lawrence Teachers Association rallied for a new contract at the district Board of Education meeting on Nov. 6, and, led by union President Lori Skonberg they repeatedly called on the trustees to reopen negotiations. According to the LTA, there have been no contract discussions since Feb. 26, 2015.
Marine biologists, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies are monitoring two separate incidents involving humpback whales over the past several days, including one in which rescuers attempted to …
Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran, a legislator from Baldwin, announced on Monday the people who will serve on her transition team in the days leading up to her swearing-in on Jan. 1.
“I have seen close calls on that street that have taken my breath away,” said Adam Friedberg. The Sea Cliff parent was speaking at Monday night’s village meeting. In a prepared statement for …
The Coles House, on Glen Street, is Glen Cove’s oldest home, with many of its florid architectural details dating back to 1690. It was once home to one of Glen Cove’s five founding …
Rapper Lil Peep, who grew up in Long Beach and cemented his status as a rising talent with his unique blend of hip-hop and emo, died on Wednesday at age 21 in Tucson, according to The New York …
The state board that oversees Nassau County's finances on Thursday night rejected the proposed $3 billion budget for 2018, deeming it unbalanced after the legislature axed $59 million in revenue-producing fee increases proposed by outgoing County Executive Ed Mangano.
The Coalition of East Meadow Community Organizations’ semi-annual bird sanctuary cleanup yielded fantastic results on Nov. 4 as local leaders, school officials and Boy Scout members joined together to clean up the preserve.
An elderly Merrick man was struck by a tractor trailer truck and killed on Tuesday afternoon in East Meadow, according to police.
To say that Nassau County experienced a seismic shift in its often conservative political landscape on Nov. 7 would be an understatement.
The public bus dropped me at a dirt patch seemingly in the middle of nowhere. In front of me, on the other side of a four-lane highway, was a wide river. Behind me was a tree-covered escarpment. Pittsburgh was nowhere to be seen.
It’s said that every election has consequences. True enough. And some elections also carry a message. While the consequences of last week’s elections . . .
You need a scorecard to keep up with the sexual harassers these days. Used to be there was an occasional murmur about bad behavior by a celebrity or a political hot shot . . .