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Assemblyman Ed Ra, of Franklin Square, invited veterans to attend his free annual Veterans Barbecue, which was held at the Franklin Square VFW Post 2718 on Lincoln Road in Franklin Square in the afternoon on Aug. 10. Veterans were invited to bring one guest. more
With new legal representation, Nassau County Legis. Carrié Solages appeared in a Hempstead court on Aug. 10 for a domestic violence case. At this appearance, more evidence, such as two videos, were presented to the defense. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino last week released a raft of ethics reform proposals that he called the “strongest and most comprehensive” on Long Island. Among his proposals were … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, endorsed Jack Martins, a Republican from Mineola, for Nassau County executive. King announced his endorsement at a news conference at Massapequa … more
To inform a request for proposals that will determine the fate of 500 acres slated for development at Belmont Park, five state lawmakers listened for nearly two and a half hours on July 10 at the Elmont Memorial Library as community members shared their visions. more
Following a July 11 public hearing on short-term rentals, the Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to prohibit leasing arrangements lasting less than 28 days. more
Anita Faulding hunched her shoulders as the sky turned gray above Washington, D.C. on the afternoon of June 27. The 67-year-old Baldwinite let the rain soak into the back of her bright-pink Planned … more
In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
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