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In the wake of yet another March snowstorm hitting Long Island Wednesday, village officials in Lynbrook and East Rockaway discussed their preparedness and offered an update on their snow-removal budgets. more
After more than 1,200 ballots were counted, officials announced on Tuesday night that Kevin McGilloway and Henriette Rohl had won the two open seats on the Village of Sea Cliff board of trustees. … more
Last year, Laura Curran made history on Long Island when she was elected as Nassau’s first female county executive. Around that same time, women across the country — in every sector from … more
In 1938, lifelong Long Beach resident Bob Carroll suffered a severe leg burn while his sister was making peanut brittle. “She burnt it and went to throw it in the sink, and she tripped and threw … more
Updated 4:25 p.m. March 22: Snow totals might have been lower than expected during the daytime Wednesday, but snow continued to fall into the evening, with total accumulations reaching more than 8 inches in Valley Stream. more
Flooded by clients who are now likely to lose their Temporary Protected Status, Freeport immigration attorney John Barrera is busy these days. Congress created the TPS program in … more
For the fourth time this month, yet another powerful winter storm battered the South Shore and forced Long Beach to declare a snow emergency. The order was set to take effect at 4 p.m. on … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran threw local sports organizations a doozy of a curve ball just weeks before Little League baseball and softball seasons begin, announcing on March 14 that the county would not waive park fees for community sports organizations. Collection of those fees is expected to generate more than $1 million in county revenue. more
The Hempstead Town Board unanimously approved on March 6 a measure that will reduce the speed limit on Austin Boulevard in Island Park from 40 miles per hour to 30. The vote came after a public … more
Ana Wagner, 37, of Lynbrook, paints a portrait of her childhood that she shares with her three children. She tells them about her life growing up in Brooklyn, that she was the smallest girl in her classes and that she maintained straight “A’s” throughout elementary school. The picture she paints, however, skips over a three-year segment of her story during which she was sexually abused by a friend of her father. more
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