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Seven drug suppliers were arrested last week for their roles in allegedly distributing 10,000 individual doses of heroin per week throughout the South Shore communities of Merrick, Freeport, … more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
The North Merrick Public Library is holding its annual budget vote and trustee election today until 9 p.m. The proposed budget amount for 2016-17 is $2,546,534, an increase by a little over $92,000 from last year’s budget, according to the Library Director Thomas Witt. The library’s tax levy, if approved and passed, will increase 3.7 percent. Witt estimated that the average North Merrick household’s property taxes will increase $14, one dollar up from last year. more
State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) had a narrow lead over Republican Chris McGrath in Tuesday’s special election for the 9th State … more
Pastor John Gravagna introduced Heidi Cruz, wife of presidential candidate Ted Cruz, to a crowd of more than 70 people during a visit to Connect Church in Bellmore last Monday. The visit was part of a whirlwind meet-and-greet tour across Long Island ahead of the April 19 primary. more
Nearly 10,000 people packed into Stage 3 at Grumman Studios in Bethpage on Wednesday night to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The real estate mogul began a raucous speech by … more
Donald Trump’s supporters steadily streamed into Grumman Studios on the afternoon of April 6 until more than 10,000 of them filled the venue, where war planes were once built. As they did, they walked past roughly 200 protesters who had gathered in what Nassau County police were calling a “free-speech zone,” a comparatively small, rectangular area cordoned off with aluminum barricades. more
As budget talks wrapped in Albany last week, Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, who’s running to fill Dean Skelos’s vacant seat, criticized Senate Republicans for not supporting ethics reform in the … more
Maureen O’Brien, a 37-year Sunday school teacher from Bethpage, knows the date when Republican presidential contender John Kasich won her over: Feb. 6. Kasich, 63, Ohio’s governor since … more
Former president and potential first gentleman Bill Clinton will be speaking in Elmont on Tuesday in hopes of gaining support for his wife Hillary’s nomination before the April 19 presidential … more
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