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Part two in an ongoing series.Dressed in olive-green fatigues and brandishing placards touting the legality of the AR-15 assault rifle, an estimated 300 to 400 gun rights advocates descended on … more
At the April 9 meeting of the East Rockaway board of trustees, officials proposed a 2018-19 budget of $10.3 million. If approved, it would be a 4.1 percent increase over the current budget. more
The East Rockaway board of trustees voted to end a ban on subdividing houses in the village at a public meeting on April 9. more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
After writing 230 local laws into action and dedicating 41 years of service to Lynbrook, Village Attorney Peter Ledwith is retiring. more
Hurricane Sandy victims and elected officials have made a push for the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery to request the Department of Housing and Urban Development to renew the extension of the Interim Mortgage Assistance Program. more
A Lynbrook High School senior and an East Rockaway resident were among 11 women recognized by the Town of Hempstead for their impact on the community through volunteer work, education and health services. They were presented with the 2018 Pathfinder Awards, in honor of Women’s History Month. more
For the past decade, the former Mangrove Feather factory has stood dormant at the corner of Broadway and Saperstein Place. Once a bustling site for businesses, it is now viewed by residents and village officials as an eyesore and a waste of space. more
The New York State Legislature finalized a $168.3 billion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year just hours before its April 1 deadline. While lawmakers approved a number of provisions, such as tax … more
Elaine Duke, former Department of Homeland Security secretary, and current Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced last year that the Temporary Protected Status programs for El Salvador, Guatemala, … more
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