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Several weeks into continuing budget talks, and just a week before the City Council is scheduled to adopt a final plan for 2019, the mayor and council members still lack a clear understanding of the … more
“The easier it is to vote,” North Shore State Assemblyman Chuck Lavine said, “the better it is for democracy.” Lavine, who sits on the Assembly’s Voting Rights Committee, and others have been calling for election reforms in the run-up to this year’s high-stakes midterm elections on Nov. 6. more
Some Glen Cove residents voiced concern at Tuesday’s City Council meeting over certain cuts being proposed in a draft budget. Namely, residents were concerned that the budget line for … more
A week after Mayor Tim Tenke’s proposed budget — which would have pierced the state limit on its tax levy — was met with the ire of council members and the public alike, Tenke presented a … more
The Glen Cove City Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday in favor of a 15 percent increase to the city’s water rates. The council has been discussing the rate hikes as a way to address debt service … more
At a public hearing Tuesday night at City Hall, Glen Cove residents and City Council members spoke in sometimes heated opposition to Mayor Tim Tenke’s proposal to allow the city to exceed a … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi recently helped secure a five-year reauthorization of the federal Long Island Sound Program, a $65 million effort that brings together federal and state agencies from New York … 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
At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Tim Tenke moved, and the council voted, to table four nominations to the Glen Cove finance committee after Councilwoman Marsha Silverman objected to one of … more
As he listened to residents voice their concerns about renewing the Glen Cove City Charter Review Commission, on which he has served for three years, Glen Howard let out a series of frustrated … more
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