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Jorge Martinez and Christopher Squeri were elected Tuesday night to the Village of Freeport Board. Martinez took 31 percent of the vote in the five-person, at-large race, and Squeri took 24.5 … more
In the March 19 Village of Cedarhurst board of trustees election, Mayor Benjamin Weinstock along with board trustees Ari Brown and Israel “Izzy” Wasser were all re-elected. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen covered a lot of ground in her community town hall presentation at Lawrence High School on March 10, then the roughly 40 Five Towns residents got their chance to ask questions. more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, were found guilty on a number of charges Friday morning following a second trial on federal charges that they abused their positions for personal benefit. more
The public testimony of Lawrence native Michael Cohen before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Feb. 27, the second of three days on which Cohen answered questions on Capitol Hill, was viewed through a diverse set of prisms. more
Starting in May, Long Island Rail Road commuters will pay more per ride after the MTA board voted on Feb. 27 to increase rates. The exact price hike will depend on how far a commuter is … more
By most accounts, riders on the Long Island Rail Road have had a rough couple of years. In fact, in 2017 the transit agency saw its worst on-time performance in more than two decades, and 2018 was … more
With a host of Long Island Democratic politicos and two busloads of older adults from Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center seated before him, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Old Westbury on … more
The jury in the corruption retrial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, began deliberations on Thursday. Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys presented closing … more
Michael Cohen, who went from growing up in Lawrence and attending schools in the Five Towns to working as President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is on his third day of testifying on Capitol Hill. more
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