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Friday, May 6, 2016
Politics
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Residents are debating four proposed development plans for the 28-acre south parcel at Belmont Park. Three of those plans involve converting the land into big-box retail outlets as well as a grocery … more
More than 150 union workers, fans, and locals rallied at the south lot of Belmont Park to urge state officials to make a decision on a proposed soccer stadium and complex that has been lying in wait … more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
Nearly 10,000 people packed into Stage 3 at Grumman Studios in Bethpage on Wednesday night to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The real estate mogul began a raucous speech by … more
Donald Trump’s supporters steadily streamed into Grumman Studios on the afternoon of April 6 until more than 10,000 of them filled the venue, where war planes were once built. As they did, they walked past roughly 200 protesters who had gathered in what Nassau County police were calling a “free-speech zone,” a comparatively small, rectangular area cordoned off with aluminum barricades. more
As budget talks wrapped in Albany last week, Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, who’s running to fill Dean Skelos’s vacant seat, criticized Senate Republicans for not supporting ethics reform in the … more
Maureen O’Brien, a 37-year Sunday school teacher from Bethpage, knows the date when Republican presidential contender John Kasich won her over: Feb. 6. Kasich, 63, Ohio’s governor since … more
Former president and potential first gentleman Bill Clinton will be speaking in Elmont on Tuesday in hopes of gaining support for his wife Hillary’s nomination before the April 19 presidential … more
A deal has been struck leasing Nassau OTB’s 1,000 video lottery terminals to Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct racetrack in exchange for annual payments totally $43 million over the first three … more
Two of Albany’s top leaders and most notorious recent convicted officials, Dean Skelos and Sheldon Silver, are about to be sentenced – probably to significant jail time. In this atmosphere of … more
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