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Thousands of people are expected to come to Long Beach for the 27th annual Long Island Pride celebration in June, and organizers sought to allay residents’ concerns about crowds, traffic, safety … more
The tentative 2018 budget for the Village of Lynbrook is $40,723,384 — marking the first time the village has ever had a budget above $40 million. more
In an effort to ensure that Lynbrook’s new $21 million state-of-the-art Regal movie theater, on Merrick Road near Atlantic Avenue, will open by the holiday season, village officials have permitted the Blumenfeld Development Group’s construction crew to work on Sundays — which goes against village code. more
Bob Fumagalli, 69, was appointed to the role of village clerk on April 11, at the village’s annual reorganization meeting. Fumagalli previously served as deputy village clerk — and his appointment fills a vacancy left by Bob Barra, who retired in January. Fumagalli has been married for 45 years, and has two children and five grandchildren. He has spent 32 years in the business world as a retail executive prior to being hired by the village in 2000. On his decision to pursue a different direction, he said, “Why not use my experience to help the village where my wife grew up and we lived?” The Herald recently discussed with Fumagalli what it’s like working for the village. more
The Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency will decide on Thursday whether to revoke Green Acres Mall tax breaks that took effect in October, according to a meeting agenda on its website. more
Nearly a year after the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency voted 3-2 to deny iStar Financial’s request for $109 million in tax breaks to build two oceanfront towers on the Superblock, city … more
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
Earth Day is April 22, and many use the day to jumpstart their spring cleaning. It’s a great time to both help the environment and promote safety around your home and neighborhood. Proper cleanup … more
Happy Earth Day! Our community has a lot to celebrate, and we have taken the steps to minimize our footprint on the planet by being the first city in Nassau County to help eliminate single-use … more
Recognizing Lynbrook students’ journalistic excellence Recognizing Lynbrook students’ journalistic excellence To the Editor: Congratulations to the student staff of Lynbrook High … more
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