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The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency approved a financial assistance deal on Sept. 5 for a proposed $60 million, 230-unit Rockaway Avenue rental apartment complex in Oceanside. The … more
Juan Vides from Oceanside defeated his opponent Jack Vobis of Island Park late Thursday night to became the Democratic nominee to take on Republican incumbent Assemblywoman Melissa Miller of Atlantic … more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
Two men are vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Melissa Miller for New York’s 20th Assembly District seat. Jack Vobis, from Island Park, an attorney who … more
By Matthew D’Onofrio mdonofrio@liherald.com The U.S. Department of Education may give states the option to use federal funds to purchase guns, and local officials have said they are not … more
After volunteering at the Oceanside Fire Department for over 50 years, former chief Steven Klein was elected president of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York. He is the ninth person … more
Twelve-year Island Park resident Catherine Hall said the problem started when a New York American Water employee came unannounced to install a replacement water meter at her house early in July. At … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen denounced a proposed measure on Aug. 2 that would extend civil-service worker pay scales to appointed employees, effectively giving them a combined $800,000 … more
“The guy is a lunatic,” Island Park librarian Maureen Glueckert said, shaking her head, referring to LIU Post economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, who wrote an opinion piece for Forbes that suggested … more
Austin Graff has been elected to the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners, defeating his opponent Joe Cibellis in a hotly contested race for the seat of Ed Scharfberg who did … more
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