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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Politics
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Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin who represents part of Merrick, and Bob Young, an environmental activist from Merrick, are among the local organizers preparing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. more
The engineering firm that conducted a study of the area’s water system, analyzing the pros and cons of a municipal authority buying it from current operator New York American Water Company, Inc., went by one yardstick: ... more
In 2010, people in Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and Seaford paid nearly five times more for tap water than people in East Meadow, Levittown, Lido Beach and Uniondale, according to an engineering firm working for the Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County. The first four communities got their water from the company Long Island American Water. The second four got theirs from the Town of Hempstead ... more
A pair of Nassau County legislators are vying for an open seat in the State Senate, with both candidates recently picking up major endorsements. more
New York’s governmental leaders took a quick trip to Israel last week to show that the state stands with Israel in its current conflict with Hamas. more
For the second time in a week’s span, Republican congressional candidate Bruce Blakeman on Aug. 6 appeared outside a state courthouse in Mineola to call for Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney and his Democratic opponent in this fall’s election, to address allegations that political interference undermined the Moreland Commission ... more
Seizing on controversy swirling around the Moreland Commission, a state anti-corruption panel that Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice co-chaired, Bruce Blakeman, who is running against her for Congress, called on Rice last Thursday to publicly explain her role at the panel, and to release emails and other documents from her time there. more
The two former primary opponents appeared together at a monthly meeting for local clergy at the Long Island Marriot in Uniondale, where Abrahams announced his endorsement. more
After Danny Ehrick’s home flooded in Hurricane Sandy, the 11-year resident of Freeport immediately cleaned his tools. Ehrick said he knew he would need them to gut the first floor of his canal-front home on Florence Avenue. more
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
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