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Not even retirement can slow down Peter King. After 28 years in the U.S. House — including a two-year stint as chair of the House Homeland Security Committee — as well as more than two decades serving on both the Hempstead town council and as Nassau County comptroller, King finds himself busier than ever. more
Demanding fair contracts with affordable health care costs, dozens of Nassau Community College faculty members rallied outside of the county legislature last week. more
As every day new stories and allegations come to light regarding fabulist Representative of New York’s 3rd Congressional District George Santos, politicians at both the local and state level have continued to call for his resignation or expulsion. On Wednesday morning Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully in the Congressional Democratic primary, paid yet another visit to Santos’ district headquarters in Douglaston, Queens, to announce his new legislation, the G.E.O.R.G.E. package. more
U.S. Rep. George Santos recused himself on Tuesday from the House Science, Space and Technology and Small Business committees in the midst of continuing public interest in his questionable past, as well as ongoing investigations about how he financed his successful November campaign. more
The Long Beach City Council, still weighing whether to reverse a decision it made in December 2021 to opt out of a New York state program to allow retail sales of marijuana, met with state cannabis … more
Masha Benitiz, the tiny Long Beach woman who underwent a double lung transplant last year, is back at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital this week, recovering from some infections, but her stay there … more
Room 107 at Memorial Junior High School was once a place where students piled in from a crowded hallway for health class. Now it’s a place to remember a teacher who taught there for 42 years, a … more
Josh Lafazan’s winning streak began in the first grade when he was elected student representative at Walt Whitman Elementary School. He was senior class president at Syosset High School the … more
Board of Education members took a grand tour of the Valley Stream Central High School District’s four schools, hopping from classroom to classroom with building administrators in tow. Their … more
Circumnavigation, the act of sailing around the earth, has been a hallmark of adventure in human societies, from Ferdinand Magellan sailing to discover new lands for Spain to Francesco Carletti … more
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