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Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race. more
With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 … more
In the race for the seat in the county’s 13th Legislative District, Democratic challenger Jennifer Rosenkrantz, of East Meadow, criticized her opponent, Republican incumbent Thomas McKevitt, for … more
In a race that pitted former Floral Park Mayor Tom Tweedy against Town Councilman Tom Muscarella, it became clear that Tweedy had a better grasp of the issues that affect the town’s 2nd … more
Incumbent Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is running for her second four-term. Long Beach resident Francis McQuade opposes her. more
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