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Saturday, January 31, 2015
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State Sen. Dean Skelos, the Senate’s majority leader and one of the most powerful elected leaders in Albany, is refuting a story aired by WNBC on Thursday, reporting that U.S. Attorney Preet … more
Dave Denenberg, a longtime Nassau County legislator from Merrick accused by his former law firm of over-billing a corporate client for millions of dollars, pleaded guilty to eight counts of mail fraud Wednesday morning in Central Islip federal court. more
The Hempstead town board appointed Bruce Blakeman and Erin King Sweeney to fill vacancies in the 3rd and 5th Councilmatic Districts on Jan. 13, despite objections by Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby and residents of the 5th District. more
Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, is the Town of Hempstead’s new councilwoman in the 5th District, replacing the retired Angie Cullin. She was appointed to the position last week, and now represents Wantagh and Seaford, among other communities, on the town board in local matters, especially quality-of-life issues that impact residents in a personal way. more
Homeowners and renters across New York are used to hearing about rising taxes, especially on Long Island. That wasn’t the case last week, though, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to provide property tax relief for people who make up to $250,000. more
The property at the northwest corner of Merrick Road and Grand Avenue has had a few promising chances to be transformed in recent years by developers looking to remake it. Each time, a meaningful development has failed to come to fruition. Now the Town of Hempstead and Baldwin have gone back to the drawing board. more
Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg, the Merrick Democrat accused by his former law firm of over-billing a corporate client for millions of dollars, was due in federal court on Jan. 21, after press time, to answer eight federal mail fraud charges. more
A week after they criticized plans for an offshore liquefied natural gas terminal at a meeting in Queens, local, state and federal officials gathered on the Long Beach boardwalk on Thursday to call … more
The Hempstead Town Board appointed Bruce Blakeman and Erin King-Sweeney to fill vacancies in the Third and Fifth Councilmatic Districts left open by former Councilman James Darcy and Councilwoman Angie Cullin on Tuesday, Jan 13. more
One after another, for four hours, speakers at a hearing last Wednesday in Jamaica, Queens lined up to decry a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean 18.5 miles southeast of Jones Beach. more
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