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The Town of Hempstead is officially waiving all adoption fees during the dog days of summer. more
Editors note: The state's legislative session ends on June 20 and the Herald will be releasing a follow-up story on the state of voting reform in our next edition.  As the state legislative … more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
DuWayne Gregory and Liuba Grechen Shirley both want Peter King out of his 2nd District seat, and are ready to unify the Democratic Party’s support under whoever wins the June 26 Democratic Primary. more
DuWayne Gregory and Liuba Grechen Shirley both want Peter King out of his 2nd District seat, and are ready to unify the Democratic Party’s support under whoever wins the June 26 Democratic Primary. more
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
Sitting in an English class at St. John’s University in 2007, John Mikulin, of Levittown, faced something of a watershed moment when he received a text alert from the college’s office of public safety that there was a gunman on campus. more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas has been appointed as a special prosecutor by Governor Cuomo to lead an investigation into allegations that former State Attorney General Eric … more
Part six in an ongoing series. Read parts [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7] here. When temporary protected status for Haitians was revoked last November, TPS recipients from other countries … more
All that was missing was a “Welcome to Freeport” sign, and the city of New Bedford, Mass., could have easily been mistaken for the village. Both communities are located on relatively small bays … more
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