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Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race. more
Incumbent 6th District Legislator William Gaylor, a Republican from Lynbrook, defeated his challenger, Laura Burns, on Tuesday night. At press time on Tuesday at midnight, Gaylor tallied 7,936 votes, … more
With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 … more
Having served as the 6th District legislator since 2015, William Gaylor has worked to introduce several bills for the betterment of his constituents. Gaylor, of Lynbrook, has shown that he is … more
Vincent Muscarella, a Republican from West Hempstead, has been a member of the Nassau County Legislature since it was founded in 1996, and has been attentive to the needs of the 8th Legislative … more
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