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Seeking his second two-year term as a county legislator, Steven Rhoads is being challenged by Bellmore resident Jeff Gold. District 19 includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport. more
In a township of 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead clerk is responsible for handling records as mundane as a parking permit and as momentous as a marriage license. Immigration attorney Sylvia … more
In a township of 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead clerk is responsible for handling records as mundane as a parking permit and as momentous as a marriage license. Immigration attorney Sylvia … more
The race for the Town of Hempstead’s 6th Councilmatic District pits Republican Dennis Dunne Sr., of Levittown, who was appointed to the post in June to replace Gary Hudes, against Democrat Sue Moller, of Merrick. more
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney. more
On Thursday morning, U.S.Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threw his support behind Laura Curran, the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive. more
Plans to build a playground in south Merrick, on the Hewlett Peninsula, were put on hold indefinitely by the Town of Hempstead last week. That led some Merrick residents and Town Board members to criticize Supervisor Anthony Santino, saying he misrepresented facts when deciding to halt the debate over the proposal. more
The Republican and Democratic candidates for Nassau County Executive both earned some high-profile endorsements this week, with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli backing Laura Curran, a Democratic legislator from Baldwin, and the county’s three police unions throwing their support behind Jack Martins, the Republican state senator and former mayor of Mineola. more
Roughly two months after the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan reversed New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction, a federal appeals panel overturned those of former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, on Tuesday. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino boasted on Wednesday of the town’s achievements since he took office 20 months ago, at a news conference he called his “State of the Town” address. more
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