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Last June, hundreds of people marched on the Long Beach boardwalk to protest the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis the month before. They carried signs and chanted “We want justice!” and … more
When polls closed in Rockville Centre on Tuesday night, incumbent Emilio Grillo and newcomer Katie Conlon were elected to the village board for four-year terms over challenger Mark Albarano. Grillo and Conlon both ran on the RVC Family Party line, while Albarano ran as an independent. more
Six of the seven candidates running for three seats on the Long Beach City Council found themselves largely in agreement on such major issues as the need for a civilian-complaint review board, a … more
Long Beach Police Commissioner Ron Walsh has disclosed that he plans to initiate a first-of-its-kind-on-Long-Island program that will ask anyone who has any type of contact with a city police officer … more
The Lynbrook village board on Monday unanimously voted to approve a developer’s plans to build a 201-unit apartment complex at the site of the vacant former Mangrove Feather factory. more
Though Gov. Andrew Cuomo last announced that a mask mandate would be lifted in schools, state officials decided Monday that students should wear them inside for the rest of the school year, while parents expressed varying views about unmasking their children in school going forward. Districts can, however, choose to opt out of masking requirements. more
The Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners is seeking to move forward and put controversy behind it after an independent law firm revealed the findings of its probe into Commissioner Ryan Hemsley at the board’s June 3 meeting. more
Sen. Charles Schumer announced at a news conference Thursday that $19 million was allocated in President Joseph Biden’s proposed 2021-22 budget to complete a project to dredge the Jones Beach … more
With coronavirus cases dropping and restrictions easing, many parents have made a push to allow children to go without face coverings at schools and camps, while others have been reluctant to do so. more
In its continuing effort to recoup what the city calls improper separation payments, Long Beach has filed complaints in Supreme Court in Mineola against one current and one former employee, saying … more
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