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With communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 still awaiting state and federal funds to help buttress against the effects another storm of its size, some groups on Long Island continue to fight their battle against what they see as the root: climate change. more
Ali Frankel, the president of the South Bellmore Civic Association, said she personally learned a lot after Hurricane Sandy. In 2012, she was living on Lee Place, in a home that retained three feet of water during the storm. Even though she lost the house, cars and two dumpsters worth of personal items, she decided to say in South Bellmore, moving to Judith Drive. more
Two men posed as police officers to rob an East Meadow father and son of $4,000, News 12 was reporting early Wednesday morning. The robbery took place on Little Whaleneck Road. The suspect were … more
The plane noise plaguing parts of Queens and Nassau counties was the focus of discussion last week at a citizen advocacy meeting to explain NextGen, a satellite GPS technology that the Federal Aviation Administration says has resulted in $1.6 billion in benefits to airlines and travelers by allowing planes to fly more frequently and closer together, take more direct routes and save time and fuel. more
A number of Democrats and Republicans called on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto to resign on Thursday following their arrests on federal corruption … more
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports. more
New York state was recently awarded a $3.2 billion settlement from Morgan Stanley after the firm’s scheme to market mortgage-backed securities contributed to the collapse of the housing market in 2008 and the ensuing recession. Ironically, the state is awarding millions of that settlement to local municipalities to clean up thousands of vacant and abandoned properties that have been dubbed “zombie homes,” many of which have been vacant since the housing crisis and Superstorm Sandy. more
Malverne resident and volunteer Brian Lewis Jr. was honored last week by the Woodmen Life Chapter 467 for his community service and leadership in Malverne for more than 20 years. The Woodmen Life organization is a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society that has a 40-year history of charitable, patriotic and civic activities on Long Island. more
Chris Simmons was sworn as sergeant of the Malverne Police Reserves by Mayor Patti Ann McDonald during Malverne’s Board of Trustees meeting on October 5. Simmons, who has been with the Police Reserves for seven years, is one of its 21 active members. more
There are no coincidences in life, but in this case, there appear to be. The second annual Demon Trail — which converts Crossroads Farm into a haunted, five-acre Halloween venue with demons and ghouls ready to scare visitors who choose to walk the path — will feature a new premise this year: a Carnival of Souls, including creepy clowns. more
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