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Monday, July 6, 2015
Politics
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I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
Claudia Borecky, a Nassau County Board of Elections worker and president of the North and Central Merrick Civic Association, will challenge Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads for his seat this November. more
After five years in which Nassau County has not reassessed property values, the county is moving toward refiguring all Nassau properties’ worth for 2019-20. The eventual reassessment could lead to higher property-tax bills for some residents, according to one expert. more
A federal judge last Friday sentenced Dave Denenberg, the former Nassau County legislator who pleaded guilty to cheating a law client out of $2.3 million and resigned from office earlier this year, to three months in jail and three months of house arrest. more
Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s acting district attorney, continued her push for greater restrictions for registered sex offenders last week at a North Merrick civic group meeting. The setting was significant. Weeks earlier, police arrested a North Merrick man ... more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his call for an extension of the tax cap during a visit to Long Island on Wednesday. The legislation, which limits property tax increases, is set to expire next year. more
A federal judge will wait an extra two weeks to sentence Dave Denenberg, a former Nassau County legislator from Merrick, for defrauding a legal client of $2.3 million. His sentencing was scheduled for May 22, but the judge granted a requested delay until June 5. more
After a closed-door meeting in Albany on May 11, Dean Skelos stepped down as Senate Majority Leader and will be replaced by John Flanagan (R-East Northport). Immediately after criminal charges … more
Kate Murray, the Town of Hempstead’s supervisor for 12 years, is giving up the relative safety of her post for a run at higher office: Nassau County district attorney. more
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, turned themselves over to the FBI in Manhattan on the morning of Monday, May 4 on charges of extortion, fraud and soliciting bribes. It was … more
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