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During the first 2019 Village of Freeport Board of Trustees meeting, the Freeport Police Department honored Freeport police officers and Nassau County Police Department officers for their continued … more
Two Village Trustee seats are up for elections for the March 2019 Village Trustee elections — Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez’s seat and William White’s seat. White took a seat on the … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
On a daily basis, Oceanside resident Rita Paragas’s home violently shakes because of trucks driving along South Long Beach Road — between Foxhurst and Merrick roads. Paragas is one of many people in the community calling on the county to fix the road. more
A bill introduced by Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in December, gives the New York State Department of Transportation two years to study the configuration of all of the Southern State Parkway’s exit and entrance ramps, and provide state officials with a report on how they could be improved. more
By all accounts, 2019 should be a year in which officials in Oceanside and Island Park get things done. There are a number of projects on tap for both areas, which officials said they expect to either start or complete in the new year. more
Editor’s note: The following was sent to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Editor from Lynbrook Village Trustee Robert Boccio in response to a letter sent to the Herald in December. more
Here are the latest letters to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway editor. more
With recreational marijuana expected to be legalized this year, lawmakers, prosecutors and community leaders aired their concerns at Molloy College in Rockville Centre on Jan. 7 and discussed ways to soften the potential negative effects that such a law might have in New York. more
Standing in front of Village Hall surrounded by several supporters, Lynbrook Deputy Mayor Hilary Becker announced at a news conference on Jan. 2 that he would challenge Mayor Alan Beach in the March 19 village election, citing his family’s history of public service. more
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