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Despite a protest at Long Island Power Authority headquarters on Earle Ovington Boulevard on April 21, the Nassau County Legislature voted on Monday afternoon to approve the settlement between the county and the utility over taxes at the E.F. Barrett Power Station in Island Park. more
It all comes down to a vote. On Monday, April 25, members of the Nassau County Legislature will gather just after lunch to give either a yea or nay over a dispute that on one side could cost taxpayers significant more money, and on the other, land all parties in front of a state supreme court judge. more
Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after his 2019 conviction on charges he and his wife accepted bribes from an Oyster Bay contractor. more
A tentative agreement between the county and the Long Island Power Authority, announced on March 30, would see taxes lowered on the E.F. Barrett Power Station in Island Park. more
The battle to succeed Melissa “Missy” Miller in the Assembly kicks off what appears to be a much busier-than-usual off-year election year — when there is no presidential race — with fellow Cedarhurst residents Ari Brown and David Lobl facing off in a special election. more
Nassau County Republicans kicked off their fall campaign at GOP headquarters in Westbury Friday, introducing their congressional and state candidates, who sounded traditional party themes of lowering … more
No stranger to politics Cedarhurst resident David Lobl, who previously lived in Far Rockaway, is the Democratic candidate running to replace Atlantic Beach resident Melissa “Missy” Miller in the 20th Assembly District. more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, convicted in 2019 of accepting bribes and kickbacks in exchange for backing $20 million in indirect loan guarantees to Oyster Bay Town, should receive 17½ years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s office recommended Thursday. more
A seismic shift in construction could be on the horizon for contractors throughout New York if state lawmakers pass the so-called “all-electric building” acts. And that has the attention of local plumbing and heating professionals, who could be forced to work without gas as early as 2024. More than a hundred of them crowded into the conference room of the Holiday Inn in Plainview last week to share their concerns with the Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors of Long Island. more
Village of Malverne Mayor Keith Corbett has officially announced last week that he is running for Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice’s vacated seat in the 4th Congressional District seat. more
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