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A New York State appeals court has officially disbarred former State Senator Dean Skelos, who was found guilty for corruption in December. Last week, the Second Judicial Department Appellate … more
State Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) introduced legislation that would make it illegal for a person to offer a politician a gift, or for a politician to accept a … more
Four current or former employees of the Town of Hempstead’s Sanitary District 6, and one former employee of the town’s parks department, have filed complaints claiming that their employer violated their constitutional rights and stifled their opportunity for job advancement. more
A Merrick woman was one of three people indicted on July 15 for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Lynbrook-based charity that provides support services for people with special needs. more
Although the already approved schedule of presidential debates did not include Hofstra University, home of one of the debates in 2008 and 2012, it will be the host of the Sept. 26 debate after all. … more
Dean and Adam Skelos have officially appealed their corruption sentences, and are now petitioning to remain out of prison until the appeals process is complete. The father and son were sentenced … more
Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts held their annual reorganization meetings last week, and board members voted on their assigned roles for the 2016-17 school year. In Lynbrook on July 5, … more
About a dozen people blocked Huntley Road on July 16, adjacent to the south parking lot of Belmont Park, to protest a proposal by the New York Cosmos to build a new soccer stadium at the … more
Residents met for an informal meeting at Reel restaurant on July 6, the second in a series of discussions centered on attracting new businesses and foot traffic to Main Street. more
It was a beautiful day at Point Lookout town beach when a swarm of news people and town employees were following Town Supervisor Anthony Santino around the coastline while he distributed free packets of sunscreen to beachgoers. more
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