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Mayor William Hendrick died of complications from a heart attack on Oct. 11. He was 64. On Monday, firefighters, police officers, elected officials, the Lynbrook board of trustees and hundreds of residents attended his funeral. more
Hempstead Town Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, of Island Park, is seeking re-election as East Rockaway resident Douglas Mayer looks to take his seat and represent District 4. more
The same day that the Diocese of Rockville Centre unveiled its compensation program on Monday for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood outside the diocese’s headquarters on North Park Avenue with one of his clients, asserting that the church, through the program, is “trying to put a positive spin on an evil situation.” more
The state put the city’s level of fiscal stress back in the moderate category earlier this year, the second-highest level under Comptroller Tom DiNapoli’s Fiscal Stress Monitoring System. The … more
Thousands of people flocked to the West End on Saturday, lining West Beech Street for the 28th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Long Beach Irish Heritage Day Parade and Festival hosted by the … more
The Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted on Oct. 3 to reduce the speed limit on a portion of Lido Boulevard from 40 to 30 mph in an effort to create a safer environment for pedestrians, bicyclists … more
East Meadow High School’s longtime American Sign Language teacher, Robin Portnoy, was one of just four educators from New York state to receive a $2,000 Unsung Heroes grant recently from Voya Financials through its Innovative Teaching Program. more
Part 3 in a Hispanic Heritage Month mini-series. When William Miranda II could not communicate with his relatives in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore across the island — leaving 3.4 million people without electricity or running water — he sprang into action. more
“I was very nervous, of course,” Barbara Bohan said, speaking about her debut as a fashion model at the Sandel Senior Center’s Fall Fashion Show and Luncheon on Oct. 6. “But it was actually a … more
The Republican slate of candidates running for three seats on the City Council this year is calling for a complete audit of the city’s finances, saying that the administration has not been … more
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