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Voters in the Island Park School District on Tuesday voted to approve officials' proposed $40.3 million budget for the 2019-20 school year, and also showed support for an incumbent trustee who ran unopposed for the Board of Education. more
Voters in the Oceanside School District voted to approve the proposed $157.2 million budget for the 2019-20 school year and supported two Board of Education candidates in an uncontested race. The … more
Town of Hempstead officials voted 6 to 1 on May 7 to approve the site plan for a $60 million, 230-unit Rockaway Avenue apartment complex. The project has met with strong opposition from many residents. more
Oceanside Library presents “Officially Speaking: Coffee and Conversation with Judy Griffin” on May 16 from 7 to 8 p.m. more
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 commissioner election is now a three-man race, as resident Jordan Kaplan has announced his candidacy for the position. Election Day is June 20. more
Every day, hundreds of commuters cross a structurally deficient bridge in Oceanside that is in need of repairs, according to a study by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. more
On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Former longtime Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 employee Joe Samoles announced that he is challenging Tom Lanning for a seat on the board of commissioners in the June 20 election. more
As the Long Island Power Authority continues to seek a reduction in its property-tax payments on four National Grid-operated power plants — including the E.F. Barrett Generation Station — Island Park residents met with a Northport-based coalition on April 11 to protest the efforts, which would significantly raise taxes in the communities. more
County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, said on April 5 that she was disappointed that the Legislature’s Republican majority would not institute a 5-cent fee on paper bags, a move … more
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