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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Politics
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An engineer has completed a draft study on the feasibility of a public takeover of Long Island American Water, the water utility company that services the area, but the public has yet to see the document. more
Bellmore and North Bellmore school district officials recently reorganized their respective boards of education for the 2014-15 academic year. more
Kathleen Rice and Bruce Blakeman are now gearing for the summer and fall campaign seasons leading into November’s general election ... more
The Republican-controlled Nassau County Legislature on June 16 approved fee increases for many county services, including parks, museums, pools, golf, marinas and vendor registration. County Executive Ed Mangano, who proposed the fee hikes in May, signed them into law June 19. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray came to the Bellmore Long Island Rail Road station on Tuesday to call on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to rethink a plan to bus train commuters … more
Kathleen Rice bested Kevan Abrahams in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in the 4th Congressional District, according to unofficial County Board of Election results. In the Republican primary, Bruce Blakeman defeated Frank Scaturro, also according to the unofficial results. more
Electoral upsets happen every so often in Nassau County. There was Republican Dan Frisa beating his party’s incumbent, David Levy, in 1994. Like Levy, Frisa became a one-term congressman after a … more
Endorsing the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District budget is, for us, a no-brainer. The district’s 2014-15 budget is set to rise by 1.97 percent, from $136.5 million this year to a little more than $139 million next year. And, despite a lower-than-hoped-for state aid increase of $200,000, the district does not plan to cut services for students. In fact, it is restoring some services such as BOCES dance, which had been cut during the leanest years of the 2008-09 recession and its aftermath. more
Officials at the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County district attorney’s office are investigating what they described as a racially charged incident at a town Highway Department facility in … more
The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program’s Baldwin, Freeport, Bellmore-Merrick, Seaford-Wantagh, and Massapequa planning committees will hold a public meeting on May 8 to showcase their final project proposals. more
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