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On a three-mile stretch of road from Oceanside to Long Beach, motorists encounter four 7-Elevens. There’s a fifth one on nearby Lawson Boulevard — and soon there will be a sixth, on Austin … more
Juan Vides from Oceanside defeated his opponent Jack Vobis of Island Park late Thursday night to became the Democratic nominee to take on Republican incumbent Assemblywoman Melissa Miller of Atlantic … 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
Two men are vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Melissa Miller for New York’s 20th Assembly District seat. Jack Vobis, from Island Park, an attorney who … more
A Suffolk County judge recently ruled against the Northport-East Northport and Port Jefferson school districts after they sought injunctions to stop the Long Island Power Authority from reducing its … more
With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a … more
The result of the Long Island Power Authority’s ongoing tax certiorari case focusing on four of its power plants could hurt the borrowing ability of affected municipalities — including the Island … more
Twelve-year Island Park resident Catherine Hall said the problem started when a New York American Water employee came unannounced to install a replacement water meter at her house early in July. At … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen denounced a proposed measure on Aug. 2 that would extend civil-service worker pay scales to appointed employees, effectively giving them a combined $800,000 … more
“The guy is a lunatic,” Island Park librarian Maureen Glueckert said, shaking her head, referring to LIU Post economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, who wrote an opinion piece for Forbes that suggested … more
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