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Since last December, when the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to opt out of a New York state program to allow retail sales of marijuana, the issue has been dormant. Some even said dead. … more
More than two months after the election for Sanitary District 1 commissioner between Gabriel Boxer and Gwynette Campbell, the legal maneuvering continues. more
Todd Kaminsky casts a long shadow in Long Beach and the Five Towns, which make up much of the 9th State Senatorial District. Kaminsky was a state senator for eight years, and chaired the upper … more
Nassau County has nearly $70 million collecting a little dust in a bank account — but not for long. County Executive Bruce Blakeman has earmarked $2.5 million for opioid addiction treatment, … more
Community members, volunteers, scientists and public officials gathered by the Laurel Hollow docks on Wednesday to celebrate the success of the North Shore Oyster Gardening program. Hundreds of … more
With the repeal of Roe v. Wade still fresh in many minds, restrictions on abortions found in local municipal codes are being rediscovered again across several Long Island municipalities — laws some fear could create blueprints for future restrictions more
It’s a unique opportunity to reshape town lines and political power within Nassau County — an occasion that comes just once every decade. more
A group of senior citizens told the City Council Tuesday night that several of their important exercise, recreational and educational programs at the Long Beach Recreation Center had been eliminated, … more
In her Democratic primary race last month, Laura Gillen faced jabs from her opponent. She had lost her 2019 re-election bid for Hempstead town supervisor. Yet Gillen won the primary anyway. But … more
For nearly the past month, Pakistan has been impacted by severe flooding. With at least a third of the country underwater, the flooding hasn’t let up. As of Saturday Sep. 3, the cumulative … more
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