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Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Politics
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Nassau County police arrested two Queens men on burglary charges Wednesday, after they allegedly attempted to break into a house in Point Lookout while a resident was in the home. According to … more
For the second consecutive day, the city prohibited swimming at its beaches on Thursday, saying that strong rip currents and heavy surf generated by Hurricane Cristobal have made for dangerous … more
Merrick School District trustees said in May that they would put tax breaks for community veterans to a vote on Aug. 12, but the board has postponed the vote another 28 days to Sept. 9. 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
A Long Beach landlord agreed to pay what city officials are calling a record fine earlier this month for renting illegal apartments that created unsafe conditions for tenants, generated numerous … more
The City Council approved a $20 million short-term borrowing measure at its Aug. 19 meeting to cover the lingering costs of Hurricane Sandy. The measure will fund rebuilding projects ranging from … more
The City Council unanimously approved an $8.4 million bond measure on Aug. 15 for a slew of infrastructure projects throughout the city, as part of a capital improvement plan that was approved in … more
Judge David Sullivan today sentenced Joseph Beer to 5-15 years in jail, denying him youthful offender status for a high speed drive which killed four of his friends near the Malverne exit of the Southern State Parkway two years ago. Beer admitted to smoking marijuana prior to the crash. more
Nearly two months after residents of the Channel Park Homes held a rally calling for an end to the gun violence that has erupted at the apartment complex in recent months, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer … more
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