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Standard & Poor’s raised its rating on the Town of Hempstead’s general obligation (GO) debt to AA- from A+. The outlook is positive. At the same time, S&P assigned it’s AA- rating and … more
Congressman Gregory Meeks, a Democrat from St. Albans, now in the final year of his 10th two-year term, is being challenged by Elmont community activist Carl Achille and Queens resident Mizan Choudhury for the right to run against a Republican opponent for the 5th District seat. more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
More than 90,000 exuberant spectators gathered in 80-degree weather to watch Justify thunder into the history books in a pole-to-pole outing that quashed any doubts about the champion’s strength … more
Mary Joesten, a long-time community activist and advocate for those living on the margins of society, was named Nassau County Senior Citizen Woman of the Year last week by County Executive Laura … more
As Sam “The Bugler” Grossman played the iconic “First Call” at Belmont Park racetrack, more than a thousand local residents celebrated the 11th annual Elmont/Belmont Stakes … more
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
It was supposed to be just like any other Sunday morning. Warren Prosky would walk into The Golden Reef Diner in Rockville Centre, and before he could even ask, Sokol Vokshi — known as Sal to … more
This is a year of anniversaries. It has been 100 years since the signing of the armistice ending World War I — the “war to end all wars.” Eighty years ago, Hitler began his march … more
In abysmally low turnout, residents in Elmont and Franklin Square voted last week to accept their elementary school districts’ respective budgets and propositions and to re-elect both incumbent … more
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