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Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin, will run for county executive. Curran, 48, made an official announcement at a news conference at her home in Baldwin on Nov. 15.Despite … more
The following provides a list of results in all major South Shore races covered in 2016 by Herald Community Newspapers. Results are organized by community. … more
The Herald enthusiastically endorses Kathleen Rice for Congress. Rice, a Democrat from Garden City, has represented the 4th Congressional District since 2014, and we see no reason to replace her. more
The Herald endorses David McDonough, a Republican from North Merrick, for the 14th Assembly District seat. McDonough was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election in 2002 and was re-elected to his eighth term in 2014. more
The Herald endorses Michael Venditto, Republican senator from Massapequa, for the 8th Senate District seat. A lifelong resident of the South Shore, Venditto was first elected to the State Senate in 2014. more
For the second time in seven months, voters in the 9th State Senate District will choose from among Democrat Todd Kaminsky, Republican Chris McGrath and Green Party candidate Laurence S. Hirsh for the district’s seat. more
Republican Brian Curran, a lifelong resident of Lynbrook, is seeking re-election to a New York State assembly seat in Nassau County’s 21st District. Democrat Travis Bourgeois is challenging him. more
A number of Democrats and Republicans called on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto to resign on Thursday following their arrests on federal corruption … more
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports. more
Amid the “for rent signs” and boarded up shop windows that line Grand Avenue in Baldwin, the Sweet and Savory Café sticks out. The quaint coffee shop, nestled between a pub and an abandoned store, is draped in light blue and cream curtains and table cloths, welcoming coffee-lovers from all over Long Island. The café’s menu blend of sweetened chocolate and cinnamon coffees mixed in with savory lunch plates, such as barbeque chicken and fontina bowls, keeps customers scratching their heads but always coming back for more. The curvy lettering of the front sign catches the eye and for many people driving down Grand Avenue, it’s a rare sight. Some passerby’s even get out of their cars to take a better look. more
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