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While many Rockville Centre residents do not support speed cameras near schools, some believe they could improve safety for students their and parents. more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen proposed an ethics reform package on Monday focused on addressing issues of nepotism and politics in the workplace, which she said have plagued the town in recent years. 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
The U.S. Department of Education may give states the option to use federal funds to provide teachers with guns, and local school officials have criticized the plan. “I could think of a thousand … more
With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a … more
Rockville Centre resident Jeffrey Greenfield was reappointed to the Nassau County Planning Commission after telling legislators on Aug. 6 that he was unaware of county land purchases designed to … more
Rockville Centre’s Board of Trustees on July 19 voted to join the Village of Freeport’s claims and litigation against the state, the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County to collect the village’s “fair share” of sales tax revenue. more
“I did not corrupt my office, and I never intended to,” defense attorney Robert Gage Jr. said, reemphasizing Dean Skelos’s testimony during closing arguments of the former Rockville Centre politico’s retrial last week. more
“No hate! No fear!” chants rang out in front of Rockville Centre’s Long Island Rail Road station last Saturday morning as the crowd began growing. “Immigrants are welcome here!” more
Rockville Centre Deputy Mayor Kathy Baxley retained her seat as a village trustee after a special election on June 19, during which she ran unopposed. more
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