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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
Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.” more
The candidates for Hempstead town supervisor brought their campaign messages to the debate stage on Oct. 10 at Molloy College in Rockville Centre. more
When Erin King Sweeney announced last month that she would not seek re-election to a second four-year term on Hempstead’s Town Board, it was as if the bottom had dropped out of the 5th … more
Seeking his third, two-year term as a Nassau County Legislator, incumbent Steve Rhoads will face first-time candidate Jill Levine in the race for the 19th Legislative District, which spans from Freeport to Seaford. 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
Ninety-two percent of Long Island public-school teachers are white. In nearly two-thirds of Long Island schools, there are no black teachers. In more than two-fifths of them, there are no Latino teachers. And most children grow up in segregated communities that divide along school district lines. more
The deadline to begin “excluding students” from attending school if they have not received their mandatory vaccinations has passed, Nassau County Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein … more
Part one in a series.     When Sharelle Allen gave birth to her first child in 2014, the now 31-year-old wanted a natural experience — no monitors, no pain medication, no … more
The signs are up. The refurbished ambulances are in. The 90-year-old medical institution known as South Nassau Communities Hospital is now Mount Sinai South Nassau. more
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