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Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
According to Det. Kelly of the Fifth Precinct, on Dec. 1 at 1:40 a.m., three men, one armed with a knife, entered a residence on Frick Street in Elmont. more
To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and … more
By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter. more
Nassau County police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body was found on Nov. 23 12:48 p.m. in Baldwin. more
The County Legislature on Monday took steps to close a $70 million-plus budget deficit that will all but ensure that the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, the state-appointed board that controls the county’s finances, will reject the spending plan and may step in with its own sweeping cuts. more
In 1972, Sheldon Parrish was sitting in his eighth-grade social studies class at then-Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School when he heard a low hum coming from the hallway. As he listened closely, he could make out a crowd rushing to the classroom door, and they were singing a strange song, “I got the feelin’, I got the feelin’, I got the feeling there ain’t gonna be no sh– like that.” more
Nassau County police are stepping up patrols of all schools within the county after an unconfirmed and “unrealistic” threat that was reported to them on Sunday. more
Samantha Spoto, a 24-year-old from Oceanside, said that she is considering using a form of birth control that “will last longer than a Trump presidency” — long-acting reversible … more
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