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Friday, September 4, 2015
Politics
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Before they face off against Republican Kate Murray for the Nassau County District Attorney seat, Democrats Madeline Singas and Michael Scotto have to face each other in a primary on Sept. 10. … more
Next month, after a five-month hiatus from airplane noise, Runway 4L-22R at John F. Kennedy International Airport will reopen after undergoing an expansion to accommodate more and bigger planes — and, highly likely, bring more airplane noise to the area. more
With Election Day less than three months away, the candidates in Nassau County’s most high-profile race this year are stepping up their political appeals — and their attacks on one … more
Henry Boitel wasn’t asking for anything complicated. He just wanted to know what’s going on at the Town of Hempstead board meetings when he wasn’t able to attend. “The public doesn’t have any idea of what’s going on at those meetings,” said Boitel, “unless they read something in the newspaper.” more
Multiple voter outreach groups from around the New York metro area are doing their part to register as many minority voters as possible in advance of this year’s state and local elections. Next … more
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages has launched her outreach program, “Assembly in Your Area,” for the summer. Solages her staff will be in key locations to meet with residents and discuss issues … more
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara added more charges to the indictment against Senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, late in the day on Tuesday, July 21. Skelos, 67, and his son Adam, 32, were already charged with six counts stemming from what Bharara said was a scheme in which Skelos was trading favors with businesses in exchange for payments made to his son. more
The Valley Stream Board of Trustees endorsed three of Trustee Vincent Grasso’s four proposed sustainability initiatives on Monday, which Grasso scaled back in scope after he held a series of … more
I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
After five years in which Nassau County has not reassessed property values, the county is moving toward refiguring all Nassau properties’ worth for 2019-20. The eventual reassessment could lead to higher property-tax bills for some residents, according to one expert. more
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