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Juan Vides from Oceanside defeated his opponent Jack Vobis of Island Park late Thursday night to became the Democratic nominee to take on Republican incumbent Assemblywoman Melissa Miller of Atlantic … 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
Two men are vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Melissa Miller for New York’s 20th Assembly District seat. Jack Vobis, from Island Park, an attorney who … more
With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a … more
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
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