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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
The Republican-majority Hempstead Town Board on Oct. 30 passed its $432.5-million budget by a vote of 6-1. Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, did not endorse the spending plan, which, she said, relied on uncertain savings to fund an $11-million tax cut. more
In a race widely viewed as crucial for state Democrats’ efforts to take control of the Senate, Anna Kaplan, a Democrat from Great Neck defeated Republican incumbent Elaine Phillips from Flower Hill … more
Democrat Judy Griffin defeated incumbent Brian Curran in the 21st Assembly District in Tuesday’s election. Griffin, a Rockville Centre community activist and a former director of community outreach … more
Herald Community Newspapers editors and reporters have spent the past two months reporting on Election 2018, and on Tuesday, November 6th, it will all boil down to a single factor: your vote.  more
The Herald endorses Michaelle Solages, a Democrat from Valley Stream, for the 22nd Assembly District seat. Solages was first elected to the office in 2012, when the district was formed from parts … more
In the nearly two years that Atlantic Beach resident Melissa Miller has been a state assemblywoman, she has learned that government moves at a glacial pace — which Miller, the mother of a special-needs child, finds frustrating. more
North Merrick Republican Dave McDonough, 81, was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election in 2002 and was re-elected to his ninth term in 2016. more
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