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The Hempstead Town Board unanimously approved legislation on Sept. 20 requiring businesses to place signs at cash registers warning about the dangers of electronic aerosol delivery systems, including vapes and electronic cigarettes. more
When the Hempstead Town Board passed a law last week requiring businesses that sell vaping products to post large signs about its dangers — there to share in the credit was the Levittown Community Action Coalition and YES Community Counseling Center. more
Two of Valley Stream’s four school districts overfilled their unassigned reserve funds in the past school year, according to financial statements filed with the state. more
Superintendents from four Valley Stream school districts said they would consider installing speed cameras around schools, after Nassau County Executive Laura Curran proposed an opt-in program for school districts earlier this month. more
After two months of vetting design companies, Lynbrook village officials unanimously voted on Sept. 17 to select GreenPlay LLC to take charge of the nine-month effort to create a master plan to revamp Greis Park. more
Lynbrook School District Superintendent Dr. Melissa Burak said she contacted the Fifth Precinct of the Nassau County Police Department after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that expanded the right to vote to individuals on parole, including those convicted of sexual offenses. more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi recently helped secure a five-year reauthorization of the federal Long Island Sound Program, a $65 million effort that brings together federal and state agencies from New York … more
The City Council voted 4-1 last week to approve a $7.7 million bond measure for capital improvement projects throughout the city, ranging from the rebuilding of the lifeguard headquarters that was … more
The driver of an SUV was charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol after police said she struck and seriously injured a Long Beach man while he was crossing East Park Avenue last Sunday. … more
Long Beach lifeguard Francis Nicpon was just 12 when Hurricane Sandy hit, but he still remembers the floodwaters rising to the third floor of his family’s home in the Canals, and how a raging fire … more
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