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Local politicians announced at a July 2 news conference their plans to support the eight migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S. border and are currently staying at Mercy … more
Facing mounting public opposition to a plan to build a tunnel across the Long Island Sound, the State Department of Transportation last week nixed the project before it ever got beyond the concept … more
According to a release from Paul Karas, the acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided not to go forward with a cross-sound tunnel to Westchester “at … more
Glen Cove City Councilwoman Marsha Silverman and her wife, Roni Epstein, have filed a notice to appeal an Oct. 4, 2017, order by the Nassau County Supreme Court dismissing their lawsuit against … 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
On West Harbor Beach in Bayville, waves crashed on the sand and the smell of saltwater was thick in the gentle wind. In the distance, an osprey sang a one-note melody. This was the scene last … more
In a unanimous vote on May 23, the Nassau County Legislature approved legislation that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to those under the age of 21. The new bill was signed into law by County … more
Republican city council members accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of playing politics after he attended Glen Cove’s Memorial Day parade on Monday, letting city officials know with certainty that he would … 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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