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After nearly a decade of grappling with a broken property-assessment system that left Nassau County vulnerable to property-tax challenges by residents and their attorneys, the administration of … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
A bill introduced by Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in December, gives the New York State Department of Transportation two years to study the configuration of all of the Southern State Parkway’s exit and entrance ramps, and provide state officials with a report on how they could be improved. more
The New Year will bring several big changes to Valley Stream as construction of new apartment buildings continues and developers seek approval for still newer ones, at the same time that village facilities are upgraded. more
At its Dec. 11 meeting, the nine members of the Central High School District Board of Education voted unanimously to pay the possible costs that might arise in South High School alumnus Zion Guzman Milton’s negligence lawsuit against the district, after he was severely beaten at South High School by another student in 2014, when he was 14. more
When a handful of residents arrived at Village Hall on Dec. 4 to protest a proposed 18-unit apartment building on the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place before the Board of Zoning Appeals, … more
Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. … more
It was clear early on during the Valley Stream Downtown Revitalization Task Force’s second official meeting on Nov. 27 that the challenges of turning the stretch of Rockaway Avenue from Sunrise … more
All 250 of Valley Stream’s firefighters will be eligible for cancer coverage when New York States Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law goes into effect on Jan. 1. more
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