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Residents are debating four proposed development plans for the 28-acre south parcel at Belmont Park. Three of those plans involve converting the land into big-box retail outlets as well as a grocery … more
More than 150 union workers, fans, and locals rallied at the south lot of Belmont Park to urge state officials to make a decision on a proposed soccer stadium and complex that has been lying in wait … more
A public hearing will be held at Valley Stream Village Hall on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss a developer’s request for a zoning variance that would allow for the construction of a three-story, nine-unit apartment building at 138 N. Central Avenue. more
It seemed like Nicholas Raimondo, 24, of Valley Stream, was on track for his dream job, a career in the Navy, when he graduated from boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill., in January. But the severe headaches he experienced during training worried his girlfriend, Ashley Bruno, 21, a fellow South High School graduate, and she insisted that he see a doctor or she would tell his parents that something was wrong. more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
When June Williamson, a professor of architecture at the City College of New York, asked her students for some creative problem solving last fall, one idea was for a network of protected bike lanes connecting 100 acres of Valley Stream parkland that would make the community safer for cyclists and reduce roadway traffic. more
State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) had a narrow lead over Republican Chris McGrath in Tuesday’s special election for the 9th State … more
Despite concerns, voting on two separate ballots is going smoothly, according to area residents. Voters walking out of Covert Elementary School in Rockville Centre said that there was … more
In the race to fill former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’s seat after he was convicted on corruption charges in December, both state Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) and Chris McGrath (R-Hewlett) have come out swinging in the weeks leading up to the special election on April 19. more
On April 19, voters in the 9th Senate District will decide who will replace Sen. Dean Skelos, the disgraced majority leader, and, potentially, which party will control the State Senate. As readers have no doubt noticed . . . more
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