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Seven drug suppliers were arrested last week for their roles in allegedly distributing 10,000 individual doses of heroin per week throughout the South Shore communities of Merrick, Freeport, … more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
An audit of Nassau County Police Departmentovertime expenditures revealed systemic issues of under-budgeting, reliance on overly optimistic savings from management initiatives, complex precinct overtime rules and inadequate recordkeeping technology, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos’s office announced Monday. more
According to information received from the Nassau County Police Department, nearly three-quarters of a million dollars has been sliced out of the county’s budget for school crossing guards since 2010. more
A half-dozen Nassau County environmental and civic activists, most from Merrick, came to Bethpage Community Park on April 21 –– the day before Earth Day –– to call on the state to accelerate efforts to clean up a massive chemical plume that has crept for more than seven decades from Bethpage toward South Oyster Bay. more
The Nassau County Police Department, the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Agency reported the arrests of several individuals between April 20 and April 23 for drug-related charges. more
State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) had a narrow lead over Republican Chris McGrath in Tuesday’s special election for the 9th State … more
Despite concerns, voting on two separate ballots is going smoothly, according to area residents. Voters walking out of Covert Elementary School in Rockville Centre said that there was … more
On April 19, voters in the 9th Senate District will decide who will replace Sen. Dean Skelos, the disgraced majority leader, and, potentially, which party will control the State Senate. As readers have no doubt noticed . . . more
National Library Week will be observed April 10-16 with the theme, “Libraries Transform.” The Freeport Memorial Library will participate in this celebration with a variety of programs for … more
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