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A retired Nassau County corrections officer will challenge two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice for her 4 th District seat in the June Democratic Primary. more
Richard “Rob” Walker, former chief deputy to then County Executive Ed Mangano, pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements to FBI agents. He was released on $200,000 surety bond, for which he and his wife put up their Hicksville home. more
County Republican and Democratic leaders picked their candidates who will vie for Tom Tom McKevitt’s 17th District Assembly Seat in the April special election. McKevitt left the Assembly after 12 years, to become a Nassau County Legislator. 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
The Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to rescind a controversial cap on council members’ outside income that passed last year as part of former Supervisor Anthony Santino’s ethics reform package. more
At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
The restaurateur named in the corruption trial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto pleaded guilty in 2016, and will testify against the men at their upcoming trial, according to recently unsealed court documents. more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care … more
The Hempstead town board is to call for a public hearing on Tuesday on rescinding a controversial cap on council members’ outside income that passed last year. If called, the hearing would take place on Feb. 6. more
An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
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