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Following a news conference on Wolver Hollow Road in Glen Head on Tuesday, the Oyster Bay Town Board unanimously approved an ordinance that restricts cell phone transmission equipment from being … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino last week released a raft of ethics reform proposals that he called the “strongest and most comprehensive” on Long Island. Among his proposals were … more
Dr. Marc Herman, a dentist who is running as a Democrat for Town of Oyster Bay supervisor, is calling on the town to bar workers from contributing to … more
Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino says that residents are concerned that they are being watched from drones operating in the skies above town property, so much so that some have … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
The Federal Railroad Administration announced on July 13 that it would not include funding for a cross-sound railway in its multi-billion-dollar investment plan for the Northeast Corridor rail line. … more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, endorsed Jack Martins, a Republican from Mineola, for Nassau County executive. King announced his endorsement at a news conference at Massapequa … more
Not every Town of Oyster Bay board member supported the hiring of Brian Nevin, nor did some even appear to be aware of what position was up for consideration at Tuesday’s general meeting. What was … more
Assemblyman Michael Montesano, a Republican, says he is concerned about older adults because they are being routinely targeted by scam artists. “In today’s environment, senior citizens are … more
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