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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Politics
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Greg Smith, a commissioner of the North Merrick Fire Department, won re-election on Dec. 9 to his seat on the department’s governing board. more
After a trying deployment in Iraq in 2005, former U.S. Army Sgt. Kristofer Goldsmith suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. By 2007, the psychic pain seemed inescapable for the Bellmore … more
Its boxy base is made of metal, and otherwise unremarkable. It’s got a long antenna, protruding about 11 feet into the air, topped by a microphone. It’s not a piece of art, by a long shot, or remotely pleasing to look at. more
Negotiations between the city and Long Beach Professional Firefighters Local 287 broke down on Tuesday, after the union rejected an offer that city officials said would have temporarily avoided the … more
The Long Beach City Council is opposing a company’s plan to build “Port Ambrose,” a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean 19 miles southeast of Jones Beach, citing environmental … more
Much-anticipated renovations at the Laurel Luncheonette & Diner, one of Long Beach’s longest surviving businesses, are scheduled to start later this month. The diner, at 300 W. Park Ave., … more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former employer of overbilling a large corporate client for millions of dollars, was expected to plead guilty to mail fraud charges in federal court in Central Islip on Dec. 11, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. He didn’t, however. more
Years ago, Dorothy Goosby, councilwoman for Lakeview and other areas of the Town of Hempstead, was looking for a way to get people more engaged with local government. She wanted to find a way to encourage her constituents and more freely express their opinions and needs. more
Two months after he was arrested by Long Beach police and charged in the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Tyrenzo Brown at the Channel Park Homes, suspected gunman Antonio Webb was indicted on Wednesday … more
The head of the union representing the city’s career firefighters criticized the coming layoffs of five firefighters, saying that he received reassurances from the city that the positions were … more
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