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Like thousands of other runners, Brooklyn resident Sarah Hartmann was all set to run the New York City Marathon two years ago. But 36 hours before the race, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the … more
The long-discussed sale of the long-shuttered, Hurricane Sandy-damaged Long Beach Medical Center to South Nassau Communities Hospital, in Oceanside, was finalized on Friday — five months after a … more
Control of the New York State Senate is up for grabs this year, and the results in one or two races could make a difference. Kemp Hannon, the long-time senator in the 6th District, which spans from Garden City to Farmingdale, says Republican control is key to protecting Long Island’s interests. more
The race for the New York State Legislature’s 14th Assembly District pits the incumbent, Republican David McDonough, of North Merrick, against Gaspare Tumminello, a Democrat from Merrick, who is deputy chief of staff for the Nassau County Legislature’s Democratic minority. Tumminello, a native of Franklin Square, had previously run unsuccessfully for Nassau County legislator in the 8th District in 2009. This year, the Herald asked each of the candidates to fill in a four-question survey about their positions on salient state issues. The 14th Assembly District takes in all or parts of Freeport, Roosevelt, Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, North Wantagh, Seaford and Massapequa. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
Assemblyman Tom McKevitt is running for re-election in the 17th Assembly District, a seat he has held for eight years. His challenger is Jonathan Clarke, an attorney from Levittown. more
Republican Brian Curran, a lifelong resident of Lynbrook, is actively seeking re-election to a third term in the New York State Assembly’s 21st district. The 21st Assembly District includes … more
An attorney for Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg indicated that a settlement between his client and Davidoff Hutcher & Citron — which is suing Denenberg for $3.6 million — may be in the works. more
A Long Beach man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with the murder of 28-year-old Tyrenzo Brown at the Channel Park Homes last weekend. Nassau County police said 22-year-old Antonio Webb, of … more
Though Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg has said he is no longer a candidate for State Senate, he will remain on the ballot next month in the 8th Senate District race. more
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