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The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Nearly three weeks after polls closed in the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners race, Joe Samoles was declared the winner on July 10. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
Hundreds of uniformed NYPD officers and FDNY firefighters lined Ditmars Boulevard outside of Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria, Queens Wednesday morning to pay their respects during late NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral. Inside the church, Alvarez's son, David, approached the altar and tried to put his late father's courage into words. more
An Oceanside man who advocated for those who developed illnesses linked to working at ground zero in the aftermath of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, died Saturday of cancer related to his own work at the World Trade Center. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
The board of commissioners election in Sanitation District No. 7 remains undecided. more
Woodmere resident Ann DeMichael was presented with the 2019 Senior Community Service Person of the Year Award for her work at the Oceanside Senior Center. more
Tempers flared and accusations flew during the June 6 meeting of the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 board of commissioners — the final gathering of officials before the election. more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
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