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The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
After the Nassau County Planning Commission rejected a proposal to build a three-story, 18-unit apartment complex at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place, the Valley Stream Board of Zoning Appeals held a public hearing on July 2 to determine if it should override that decision, which would have required a supermajority, or four out of the five members, to vote in favor of the proposal. more
The New York State Senate voted in June to pass two of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky’s bills designed to reform industrial development agencies. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
The Village of Valley Stream will be holding public hearings on six proposed local laws. The hearings are scheduled for the Aug. 19 Board of Trustees meeting at Village Hall. Of the proposed … more
Fifty-four students were removed from Valley Stream schools this year for not residing within district boundaries, the Central High School District’s Residency Advisory Committee reported on June 17. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
Four-time Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages emerged victorious in Tuesday’s Democratic primary race for the 3rd Legislative District, defeating his opponent Monique Hardial by a wide … more
Elections in New York are going to be a bit different this year. Because of changes made this winter to the state law intended to have federal, state and local primary races fall on the same day, … more
For the past two years, Devi Arjune has been petitioning the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to add Diwali to the school calendar — she has collected more than 2,000 online and 60 print signatures for her petition, and has garnered support from Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and State Sen. Todd Kaminsky. On June 13, she continued her efforts by speaking to members of all four Valley Stream Boards of Education. more
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