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As the sun set on the second-to-last day of Ramadan, Ruhee Kapadia pointed to the minarets of Masjid Hamza from the backyard of her home on Bank Street and remarked on how close she felt to God. more
The International City/County Management Association Center for Public Safety Management, a Washington, D.C.-based organization, said City Manager Jack Schnirman, a former member of the group, … more
Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive, Legislator Laura Curran, on Friday asked that her Republican opponent, Jack Martins, co-sign a letter to the current county executive, Ed Mangano, urging him not to block ride-sharing services like Uber. more
 Three candidates for City Council who received the Long Beach Democratic Committee’s nomination at the county’s convention last month blasted party leader Jay Jacobs at a news conference on … more
Hurricane Sandy victims who were required to raise their homes by Sept. 1 under the New York Rising program can breathe a sigh of relief — for now. The Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, … more
The Long Beach City Council has endorsed Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) in her bid for county executive, saying that she would root out corruption and fix the county’s finances. … more
The Town of Hempstead’s Industrial Development Agency voted on Thursday to approve tax breaks, including a 10-year payment in lieu of taxes agreement, for a proposed 68-unit luxury rental apartment … more
State Assemblyman Charles Lavine, a Democrat from Glen Cove, recently proposed legislation that would allow ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to set up shop in Nassau County, over the … more
The Lynbrook Village board of trustees voted in favor of applying for a $10 million downtown revitalization initiative grant that will be awarded to one community on Long Island by the New York State Office of Economic Development. The application was due on June 14. more
In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
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