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The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood advisory for the south shore of Nassau County on Monday as heavy winds and rain pounded Long Beach. Rain totals will range between 1 and 3 … more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
On a recent Thursday afternoon, County Legislator Debra Mulé was sitting at her desk, working. It had been 100 days since she took office as the 5th District’s representative. Mulé (pronounced … more
Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy is on a mission to get the village its fair share of state sales taxes, he says. Freeport generates roughly $15.8 million a year in sales taxes. The state … more
The Long Beach Historical Society hosted its annual Tea Party on April 8. This year’s theme was “International Tea.” Guests were invited to sip tea while listening to a talk given by … more
The Long Beach Soup Kitchen, an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry, recently separated from its longtime parent organization in December and became an incorporated nonprofit. The … more
The Surfrider Foundation Central Long Island Chapter is preparing for its 6th annual Earth Day canal cleanup on April 21. Co-organized by the Northeast Bay and Canal Civic Association, the event … more
After writing 230 local laws into action and dedicating 41 years of service to Lynbrook, Village Attorney Peter Ledwith is retiring. more
Hurricane Sandy victims and elected officials have made a push for the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery to request the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renew the extension of the Interim Mortgage Assistance Program. more
A Lynbrook High School senior and an East Rockaway resident were among 11 women recognized by the Town of Hempstead for their impact on the community through volunteer work, education and health services. They were presented with the 2018 Pathfinder Awards, in honor of Women’s History Month. more
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