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Sunday, February 14, 2016
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Though the World Health Organization recently declared the Zika virus a global health emergency, residents of Long Island don’t have much to worry about — unless they plan to travel to affected areas. more
On Feb. 3, the Elmont Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors voted in favor of Nassau Off Track Betting’s decision to house video lottery terminals in the north parking lot of Belmont … more
The Town of Hempstead Board was expected to vote Feb. 9 on a plan to limit parking to residents only in most sections of town lots at Long Island Rail Road stations. more
Hundreds of people gathered on Plainfield Avenue and marched to the main entrance of Belmont Park on Saturday, protesting Nassau Off Track Betting’s decision to house video lottery terminals in the … more
Flanked by fellow Democratic lawmakers and representatives of Long Island nonprofit groups on Monday, Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, of Baldwin, called on the State Legislature to pass a measure that would “raise the age” of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. more
Hewlett resident and Inwood native Christopher McGrath has been chosen by the Nassau County Republican Committee to run against Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) for the vacant 9th District … more
New York Court of Appeals Chief Judge Janet DiFiore administered the oath of office to swear Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas into office on Monday. The ceremony, held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, featured several guest speakers. Singas’s family and friends attended the ceremony, with several family members in town from Greece. more
Homelessness and vandalism were two of the issues that were discussed at an inaugural police precinct-community council meeting last week in Baldwin, according to those who attended. The … more
Although he spends a good part of his time in Albany, State Sen. Michael Venditto said he hasn’t forgotten about importance of face-to-face interaction with his constituents, who live in Baldwin, West Babylon, and everywhere in between. more
A crowd much too large for the Floral Park Memorial High School auditorium gathered at the school on Jan. 12 to voice its disapproval of Nassau Off Track Betting’s plan to put video lottery … more
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