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Nassau County Democrats announced on Feb. 13 that County Legislator Carrié Solages had earned their official endorsement in his upcoming re-election bid. The backing marks a full return for … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
The morning commute for Elmont and Valley Stream residents used to be simple. More than a decade ago, they could hop aboard the northbound N1 bus and ride to the Jamaica subway station, or the … more
Elmont attorney Monique Hardial announced on Jan. 21 that she is planning to run against Nassau County Legislator Carrie Solages for the Democratic ticket in this year’s primary race. Hardial, 37, … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
In the aftermath of a multi-car wreck at Elmont Road and Dutch Broadway on Oct. 31, which injured four teenage pedestrians, two of whom remained in critical condition for weeks, the public’s … more
Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney who arranged six-figure payments to a porn star and a Playboy model to buy their silence about affairs with Trump, is going to prison. U.S. … more
Mohamed Tarek, a 14-year-old Elmont High School student, was walking home from a basketball game when an unlicensed driver who was trying to move into the eastbound lanes of the Southern State Parkway from North Central Avenue struck him, leaving him in a coma. In the aftermath, representatives of the State Department of Transportation agreed to conduct a traffic study at Exit 13. more
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