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Incumbent Sanitary District No. 1 Commissioner Harry Beltrani, is running unopposed for re-election. more
Freeport generates roughly $15.8 million a year in state sales taxes. The state collects the money, and then sends back roughly $6.2 million to Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead.The share of … more
Congressman Gregory Meeks, a Democrat from St. Albans, now in the final year of his 10th two-year term, is being challenged by Elmont community activist Carl Achille and Queens resident Mizan Choudhury for the right to run against a Republican opponent for the 5th District seat. more
In Lawrence, counting of the ballots was delayed by one hour and 46 minutes as 10 residents learned they were not on the voter rolls and had the village send faxed appeals to a county judge. Approval came for all 10 residents, but at least three left before the judge ruled. more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
Residents in Atlantic Beach, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Neck, Lawrence and Woodsburgh villages can go to the polls on June 19, where seven of the 19 seats are being contested. All terms are two years. In the contested trustee races the two candidates with the most votes win. more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses Alex Edelman for Village of Lawrence mayor. He has only been mayor for two years, but he’s already had the computer systems at Village Hall and the country club linked to improve communication and efficiency between the two; been proactive in filling potholes; and helped restore the village to financial solvency. more
Village elections in Atlantic Beach, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Neck and Lawrence are on Tuesday, June 19. All terms are two years. In the contested trustee elections, the two candidates with the most votes win. more
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has been appointed as a special prosecutor by Governor Cuomo to lead an investigation into allegations that former State Attorney General Eric … more
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