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As federal officials propose rolling back water protection regulations, Long Island is struggling to find a solution to the problem of its increasingly contaminated drinking water supply. more
The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge. more
People hate to dwell on the idea that their home might catch fire and burn to the ground, but they really should take a minute, or three, to consider the possibility. more
The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities. more
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor the many who have died while remembering that early detection is key to preventing more deaths. more
In June 2014, Gov. Andrew Cuomo christened a 3.6-mile, $3.8 million extension of the Wantagh Parkway bike trail, leading east along the Ocean Parkway. That September, the Herald called on Cuomo to extend the Ocean Parkway bike trail into Suffolk County. more
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5, but thanks to a new law, New Yorkers will get a running start on the process for the first time in the state’s history. more
A disturbing pattern of behavior has been passed down from one city administration to the next in Long Beach since at least the mid-1990s. And in the thick of it all is our current Nassau County comptroller, Democrat Jack Schnirman. more
On the afternoon of Sept. 16, two weeks after the start of the new school year, Oceanside High School senior Khaseen Morris was brutally murdered in what appears to have been an ambush by a group of a half-dozen other teenagers. more
While Nassau County legislators may be divided on many issues, they recently made it clear that they agree on the importance of protecting Long Island’s wetlands. more
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