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The race for the Town of Hempstead’s 6th Councilmatic District pits Republican Dennis Dunne Sr., of Levittown, who was appointed to the post in June to replace Gary Hudes, against Democrat Sue Moller, of Merrick. more
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney. more
Accepting the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport’s most prestigious award on Oct. 8, Jude Schanzer, Freeporter and the East Meadow Public Library’s director of public relations and programming, … more
The Freeport Recreation Center was brimming with all things parrot last Saturday. For the past 31 years, Freeport has been the home of the Long Island Parrot Society’s annual Parrot Expo. Current … more
The traditional excuses for missing homework — “My dog ate it” or “I forgot” — are no longer usable at Freeport High School. That’s because more than 2,000 students at the school have … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that … more
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited Freeport on Monday to announce the reintroduction of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for 10 years. Gillibrand’s … more
“I’m a lover of the arts,” Jude Schanzer said, propping her feet up on a bin filled with papers in an office she shares with colleagues at the East Meadow Public Library. “I always wanted to act — I mean, who didn’t want to be a star? — but I was kindly told to stick to playwriting,” she laughed. more
Migdalia Otero, vice president of operations at the Island Harvest Food Bank, and Rebecca Dresner, an East Meadow volunteer, flew to Bayamón, Puerto Rico, on Monday to help set up two food warehouses, two weeks after Hurricane Maria tore across the island, leaving thousands without food, shelter, drinking water or electricity. more
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