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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Politics
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Having picked up two endorsements from leading nonprofit gun-control groups in two days, 4th Congressional District candidate Kathleen Rice called on Sept. 24 for national legislation that would require gun-show background checks and restrictions on high-capacity, assault-style clips. more
The chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee is charging that the one-time law firm of former State Senate candidate Dave Denenberg “conspired” with Republican leaders to delay filing of a lawsuit against him until the deadline to nominate a different candidate had passed. more
The former law firm of Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg is suing him in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeking $3.6 million in damages. The firm alleges that Denenberg systemically and fraudulently overbilled a client to the tune of $2.3 million over eight years, and sought a 25 percent annual bonus from the firm based, at least in part, on those billings. more
Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin who represents part of Merrick, and Bob Young, an environmental activist from Merrick, are among the local organizers preparing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. more
Judge David Sullivan today sentenced Joseph Beer to 5-15 years in jail, denying him youthful offender status for a high speed drive which killed four of his friends near the Malverne exit of the Southern State Parkway two years ago. Beer admitted to smoking marijuana prior to the crash. more
New York’s governmental leaders took a quick trip to Israel last week to show that the state stands with Israel in its current conflict with Hamas. more
Are you tired of the airplane noise over Malverne, particularly when you’re trying to sleep? Does noise from the sky seem louder than the noise coming from the Long Island Rail Road, which is less than a mile away for most villagers? Lifelong Malverne resident Larry Hoppenhauer feels your pain, and asks for only two minutes of your time — to file a complaint more
For the second time in a week’s span, Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman on Aug. 6 appeared outside a state courthouse in Mineola to call for Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney and his Democratic opponent in this fall’s election, to address allegations that political interference undermined the Moreland Commission ... more
Seizing on controversy swirling around the Moreland Commission, a state anti-corruption panel that Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice co-chaired, Bruce Blakeman, who is running against her for Congress, called on Rice last Thursday to publicly explain her role at the panel, and to release emails and other documents from her time there. more
The two former primary opponents appeared together at a monthly meeting for local clergy at the Long Island Marriot in Uniondale, where Abrahams announced his endorsement. more
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