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A group of eight women from the Five Towns, Valley Stream and Massapequa Park fiercely believe that more honesty and principled thought need to be injected into the political process that produces government officials at every level. more
At the April 9 meeting of the East Rockaway board of trustees, officials proposed a 2018-19 budget of $10.3 million. If approved, it would be a 4.1 percent increase over the current budget. more
The East Rockaway board of trustees voted to end a ban on subdividing houses in the village at a public meeting on April 9. more
The city said it would suspend weekend bus service after a $2.1 million bond measure to make up for separation payouts to city employees failed to pass at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, which … more
A proposal to borrow $2.1 million to make up for separation payouts distributed to city employees failed to pass at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, and officials said the rejection meant that … 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
For the past decade, the former Mangrove Feather factory has stood dormant at the corner of Broadway and Saperstein Place. Once a bustling site for businesses, it is now viewed by residents and village officials as an eyesore and a waste of space. more
A deal between county officials and PSEG Long Island to provide power to the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility has yet to be approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which could delay a plan to reroute treated effluent from the plant to the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant. more
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