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At least three candidates will be vying for one open seat on the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 Board of Commissioners, as the department’s June 15 election approaches. Oceanside residents … more
It was the last day of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s final performance at Nassau Coliseum and Malvernite John Di Leonardo was on the sidewalk in front of the Coliseum, yelling into a megaphone. more
They had all had bad commutes. Doug Goodstein, of Rockville Centre, said he had seen what appeared to be wastewater cascading from the ceiling of Pennsylvania Station on May 3, and recorded video … more
In a talk that covered a wide range of topics, first-year Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller offered roughly 20 attendees a newcomer’s behind-the-scenes look at the New York State budget … more
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino was arrested March 31 and charged with eight counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay tax, according to an indictment released March 31 by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
New York State named the Town of Hempstead a Clean Energy Community earlier this month, a designation that qualifies the town for $150,000 in grant funding to pursue additional renewable energy … more
A Westchester County judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit on March 13 that sought to recoup more than $800,000 in retirement payments made by the Town of Hempstead’s Sanitation District No. 7 in … more
Residents visited the Oceanside Public Library on Feb. 23, where State Assemblyman Brian Curran outlined how the upcoming 2017-18 state executive budget could affect residents living in the 21st … more
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