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More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race. more
With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 … more
For Howard Kopel, being a county legislator must seem like wearing a comfortable pair of shoes. The deputy presiding officer of the Legislature, Kopel has been in office since 2010, and has served his district honorably. more
Incumbent Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is running for her second four-term. Long Beach resident Francis McQuade opposes her. more
The Town of Hempstead owns roughly 750 plots of land, valued around $4.85 billion, according to Adam Haber, the town’s executive assistant for economic development and government efficiency. … more
Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre. more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Following a recent spike in cyberattacks on municipalities and school districts — including this summer’s ransomware attack on the Rockville Centre School District, which forced officials to pay $88,000 to retrieve the data — a growing chorus of elected leaders are calling for action to end them. more
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