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With political signs in hand, dozens of residents turned out for a rally for Mayor Alan Beach and Village Trustees Ann Marie Reardon and Robert Boccio at the Lynbrook roller hockey rink on Saturday, chanting “Four more years!” and “Lynbrook first” as they urged voters to re-elect the Beach team. more
In what officials called a win for the city, a Nassau County State Supreme Court judge has upheld a decision by the Zoning Board of Appeals last May to revoke a building permit issued to the … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin was sworn in during a ceremony at Molloy College’s Madison Theatre on Jan. 13 two months after she defeated incumbent Brian Curran. more
“It’s a topic of conversation every day,” James Brazel, a national airspace operations manager, said of the government shutdown. “We have this joke at work — we say, ‘Another day, another … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, was appointed to the House Ways and Means Committee on Jan. 9, joining what is considered one of Congress’s most exclusive committees. … more
As the state Department of Environmental Conservation began removing tar balls that were discovered by residents along the shoreline in Lido Beach and Long Beach last weekend, State Sen. Todd … more
Before the good and welfare portion of the Jan. 2 City Council meeting, I, in my role as presiding officer, announced that the three-minute limit listed in Section 2-30(e) of the city’s Code would … more
The City Council’s first meeting of the year on Jan. 2 had no items on the agenda for voting, though sources told the Herald that city officials were expected to provide an update on the search … more
Long Beach City Councilwoman and Brooklyn native Anissa Moore published a book of original poetry in September that touches upon powerful themes of discrimination, family, women’s empowerment and … more
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