On Monday, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, was expected to present her tentative 2019 budget to the Town Board. However, just before Monday’s special meeting began, the other six members of the Republican-controlled board held a news conference, announcing that they had their own spending plan, which they said would lower taxes by 4.2 percent.
An open house where a developer will speak with community members about a proposed apartment complex and parking garage for downtown Lynbrook is scheduled for Oct. 22.
A Nassau County State Supreme Court judge recently ordered the city to reinstate a building permit that was granted to a developer planning an oceanfront condominium project, but revoked by the …
The plans to build a playground accessible to children of all abilities on the east side of Rockville Centre’s Hickey Field have changed, as the space is now set to be constructed next to the parking lot of the John A. Anderson Recreation Center.
Sixteen months after their honeybee hive was destroyed, a Lynbrook couple is stinging back against village officials with a $5 million lawsuit.
Breast cancer survivors, advocates and elected officials kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Nassau University Medical Center on Monday, roughly 20 years after former U.S. Sen. Alfonse …
On Tuesday, Glen Cove joined three other Long Island communities taking part in a pilot program aimed at improving veterans’ access to medical care. Previously, local veterans in need of care …
The crowd erupted in thunderous cheers when the Freeport High School Red Devils defeated the East Meadow Jets 40-0 in last Saturday’s Homecoming game, keeping them on top of Section VIII’s Conference I football standings with a 6-0 record. The squad is currently ranked fourth in the state.
Like other students in the district, Ben Shaposhnikov, a 17-year-old student at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, has been playing music since fourth grade. Now, after eight years of practicing the …
Plaza Elementary School students thought they were in the gym on Oct. 12 for an assembly about veterans when Principal Mark Gray asked if anyone had family in the military. Dozens of students raised …
The recent U.S. Senate hearings to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh captivated the nation in some of the most contentious weeks of the Trump presidency. We will never know . . .
I was elected Town of Hempstead supervisor in 2017 to make our local government more accessible and accountable to residents. Since the first day of my administration . . .
If you’re obsessively researching your next vacation, tracking down restaurants in Taiwan, chatting up your tour guide in Belgium or checking out your choice of pillows at the Hilton in Detroit, listen up.
By any measure, America is sharply divided over the presidency of Donald Trump. Even in a so-called blue state like New York, I know quite a few people who are avid Trump supporters, but . . .