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An application submitted by the developers seeking a variance at 530 W. Broadway, the current site of the Long Beach Hebrew Academy, should be denied by the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The … more
A father and son were indicted on Sept. 28 on 11 felony charges stemming from the alleged theft of more than $1 million in sales tax collected for gasoline sales. more
Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney starts every morning the same way. more
Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman is mulling a run for Nassau County executive next year, the first Democrat to announce a possible election bid for Republican County Executive Ed Mangano’s … more
Patrick “Captain Pat” Anthony Focazio, longtime resident of Valley Stream, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 10 at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Texas. He was 76. more
Nassau County recently rolled out a new alert system for school officials designed to improve communication between the district and the police department in the event of an emergency, and all four Valley Stream school districts have expressed interest in learning more about the program and adding to crisis plans already in place. more
In response to environmental and quality-of-life issues spurred by ever-present single-use-plastic-bag pollution in Long Beach, the city has drafted legislation similar to laws passed in Suffolk County and New York City that would charge shoppers who choose to use the bags five cents each. more
A newly formed committee will look into activities at the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn to determine whether its room rental license should be revoked, Mayor Bill Hendrick announced at a Sept. 12 village … more
Lately, it seems, the plane noise in Malverne has been even more bothersome than usual. When Malverne held its 9/11 candlelight vigil last week, it was in the middle of a six-hour period in which dozens of planes roared overhead, making it almost impossible to hear Deputy Mayor Patricia Fitzpatrick during the ceremony. Malvernite Elaine Miller, who keeps track of planes flying over the village, said that from Sept. 1-8, 270 to 300 planes had flown over her house each day. “On Sept. 8, they sent us another 60 planes on top of that,” she said. “It was a solid 14 to 17 hours per day of plane noise.” more
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 22, Hofstra will have an impressive lineup of interesting programs. Check them out here. more
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