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On Thursday, July 15, State Sen. John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford who represents the 8th Senate District, hosted a virtual town hall webinar to discuss accomplishments from the 2021 session. more
Anne Donnelly, a career prosecutor who this week was named the Nassau Republican’s nominee for county district attorney, wasted no time on calling out what she sees as her opponent’s chief … more
Many Long Island Railroad commuters save money with a monthly pre-tax deduction, the money from which sits in transit accounts owned by commuters and can only be used to pay for transit costs. Some … more
Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads stood at the corner of Merrick Avenue and Smith Street in Merrick on Monday, surrounded by traffic rolling over the two roads, which have been marred by … more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday produced a series of 2010 emails they allege depict former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and former County Executive Ed Mangano’s alleged efforts to work around laws and guarantee loans to a local restaurateur. more
A committee of local residents and a team of private consultants, tasked with developing a plan for “new infrastructure and other mitigation” in Bellmore and Merrick to lessen the impact of future catastrophic storms, have produced a list of “potential priority projects,” which in the next few weeks they must narrow down to five to 10 shovel-ready projects that could qualify for $12 million in government funding. more
One year after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to Long Island’s electrical grids, New Jersey-based energy company PSE&G is preparing to replace LIPA in managing … more
A committee of local residents tasked with developing a plan to spend $12.1 million on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Bellmore and Merrick held its first meeting last week, at which committee members, a team of consultants provided by the state and a handful of residents discussed project ideas and offered input on how they believe the committee should move forward. more
“What happened with Sandy is really a metaphor with what’s happening in Washington,” U.S. Rep. Peter … more
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