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Democrat Rita Kestenbaum and Republican Steve Rhoads, the two candidates in the Nassau County Legislature’s 19th District, squared off last Thursday not so much against each other as against a roomful of likely voters given free rein to ask or say what they pleased. more
The Seaford Public Library may have lost the beloved Miss Cindy, but life goes on, and it goes on with Miss Jackie. more
Seven award-winning teachers have written a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, decrying his recent attacks on public education in New York. One of the letter’s signers includes a retired educator from Seaford. more
It was a bittersweet moment for the Capano family. Dorea Capano and her children, John, 21, and Natalie, 18, were presented with the Medal of Valor Award last week in Washington D.C. more
Ben Mevorach, 54, has been residing in Malverne for the past 25 years, yet still manages to keep a low profile despite his position as director of news and programming for 1010 WINS, the most listened to all news radio station in the United States. more
Three to four inches of snow fell through the night into Tuesday morning on Long Island’s south shore, enough to make driving — and walking — hazardous. The snow was expected to end around noon … more
New York state has pledged to fund the installation of a $150 million nitrogen-removal system at the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant, which will reduce the environmental harm of the sewage the plant discharges into Nassau County’s Western Bays, state and county officials said on Feb. 12. The officials, speaking at a Mineola news conference, also called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide $550 million more to build an outfall pipe to carry effluent from Bay Park into the Atlantic Ocean. more
Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s new acting district attorney, stopped by Herald Community Newspapers’ Garden City office last Thursday for a discussion with editors and reporters about the views, goals and strategies she brings to the job. The conversation touched on topics from gun violence to illegal drugs, police practices, public corruption and what Singas sees as the need for “smart prosecution,” from crime-prevention strategies to alternatives to jailing young, non-violent offenders. more
Despite Seaford’s relatively small size, children’s programs draw as good attendance as any public library in Nassau County. Jillian Pelliccia is looking to bring that same success to the Young Adult Department. more
When the breakout New York Islanders have scored one of their many dramatic goals this season at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, it sounds like the roof could blow off the place. And inside the … more
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