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Wantagh and Seaford residents will head to the polls on Dec. 13 to vote in fire commissioner elections. more
The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce kicked off its holiday window-decorating contest on Dec. 1, part of an effort to encourage residents and visitors to shop local — and celebrate the … more
Diana Loveras was honored by Assemblywoman Michaelle C. Solages for her swift action when she woke up on Nov. 14 at 6:30 a.m. to find that her apartment was on fire. more
A state legislator hosted a rally on Nov. 21 to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would expand insurance coverage for donor breast milk, making it more affordable for women who are on a fixed income and cannot provide breast milk themselves. more
At the Nov. 21 Lynbrook village board meeting, Jeffrey Greenfield and his business, NGL Group LLC., were honored by Mayor Bill Hendrick and the Board of Trustees for reaching a 50-year … more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
More than a month after the New York State Education Department released new draft English and math learning standards in response to criticism over the Common Core curriculum, State Sen. Todd … more
Voters approved the Valley Stream Central High School District’s proposed $41 million bond on Tuesday with 612 yes votes to 528 no votes, or 54 percent of ballots cast. more
About a month after announcing plans to sue its Industrial Development Agency over the handling of a tax break for the Green Acres Mall, Town of Hempstead officials have said they will hold off on the lawsuit. more
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