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Simple curiosity took hold of George Bauer one day in the summer of 2016 at his home in Lees Summit, Missouri. But despite the itch to explore and research his family’s history, Bauer had no solid … more
Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, pleaded guilty to two disorderly conduct violations in a Hempstead court on Sept. 12, and was ordered to take part in a 26-week … more
A year after passing legislation that allowed 9/11 first responders to receive paid sick leave for the illnesses they contracted while working at the site of the World Trade Center, State Senators … more
Five months after local elected officials hosted a town hall meeting in Elmont to address the community’s cancer rates, community members are still waiting for action. At the same time, the state … more
Elmont resident Katherine Falco was awarded the first Town of Hempstead’s Hometown Hero Award on Sept. 14 for her quick actions in delivering life-saving CPR to an infant who had stopped breathing … more
Although National Suicide Prevention Week ended on Sept. 15, the Franklin Square-based nonprofit Dan’s Plan, which advocates for suicide and mental health awareness, has already begun planning its … more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
The race for the 19th Assembly District began to heat up in earnest at the end of last month when incumbent Edward Ra formally announced his bid for a fifth term against his challenger, William Carr, … more
Vapes and e-cigarette retailers throughout the Town of Hempstead would have to post large signs about the devices’ dangers to consumers, in a conspicuous location at their place of business, if … more
Retail gasoline prices finally began to inch down slowly at the end of last month after reaching their highest summertime levels since 2014, according to local industry analysts.GasBuddy, which … more
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