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Professionally dressed interns positioned themselves outside the King Kullen in Hewlett and greeted shoppers with issue-oriented pamphlets with information ranging from property tax relief resources to community service resources, and business cards on a beautiful summer day on Aug. 25. more
Before they face off against Republican Kate Murray for the Nassau County District Attorney seat, Democrats Madeline Singas and Michael Scotto have to face each other in a primary on Sept. 10. … more
When the State Legislature begins its new session in January, the Assembly will consider two proposals that seek to limit public displays of swastikas. more
Next month, after a five-month hiatus from airplane noise, Runway 4L-22R at John F. Kennedy International Airport will reopen after undergoing an expansion to accommodate more and bigger planes — and, highly likely, bring more airplane noise to the area. more
With Election Day less than three months away, the candidates in Nassau County’s most high-profile race this year are stepping up their political appeals — and their attacks on one … more
Henry Boitel wasn’t asking for anything complicated. He just wanted to know what’s going on at the Town of Hempstead board meetings when he wasn’t able to attend. “The public doesn’t have any idea of what’s going on at those meetings,” said Boitel, “unless they read something in the newspaper.” more
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara added more charges to the indictment against Senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, late in the day on Tuesday, July 21. Skelos, 67, and his son Adam, 32, were already charged with six counts stemming from what Bharara said was a scheme in which Skelos was trading favors with businesses in exchange for payments made to his son. more
Identical to the June village elections, there is no challenger to incumbent Sanitary District 1 Commissioner Frank Argento who is on the July 8 ballot for his third five-year term as part of the six-member board, which helps to oversee an entity that has more than 100 full-time employees and picks up about 39,000 tons of solid waste annually. more
I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
A half dozen Five Towns villages held elections on Tuesday. All candidates were unopposed and all terms are two years. Lawrence Incumbents Alex Edelman, 136 votes, and Michael Fragin, 132 … more
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