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Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Ray Pfeifer and Luiz Alvarez, both long advocates of the 9/11 James Zadroga Act, will be joining his legacy by having their names added to the legislation. Lawmakers from across the aisle … more
Diane Madden, an animal rights activist from East Meadow, plans to enter the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor as a third-party candidate in November. Madden received a unanimous nomination … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
A group of first responders and lobbyists led by retired East Meadow firefighter Kenny Specht gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 11 to press members of the House of Representatives to vote on the … more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
Nassau Democratic lawmakers are urging the county Legislature’s presiding officer, Richard Nicolello, and Republican lawmakers to pass County Executive Laura Curran’s plan to stretch property-tax … more
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