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Tom Tweedy, former mayor of Floral Park, is challenging Tom Muscarella in the Town of Hempstead’s 2nd District race. The district encompasses Bellerose Terrace, Floral Park, Garden City, Garden … more
Democrat Shari James-Pierre is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Blakeman for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Councilmanic District. James-Pierre of Valley Stream is seeking to leverage her … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Franklin Square officially has a new landmark, after the Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously on Oct. 2 to grant the hamlet’s movie theater historic status. The Franklin Theatre, which became … more
The Town of Hempstead’s Landmark Preservation Committee voted on Sept. 17 to table a public hearing on a proposal to designate the former F.W. Woolworth’s store on Hempstead Turnpike as a … more
Officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came to Long Beach City Hall on Sept. 19 to present the state’s plans to bring 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind power to … more
Hundreds of Long Islanders formed a sea of blue on Monday, wearing Belmont baseball caps with the letter “o” replaced by the New York Islanders logo as they waited in the heat to witness history — the groundbreaking of the Belmont Park redevelopment project. more
Students throughout Elmont and Franklin Square who took the state English and mathematics test last spring scored higher than the state average, according to data from the New York State Education … more
Village of Floral Park officials filed a lawsuit on Sept. 9 in the state Supreme Court against various state agencies and New York Arena Partners in a bid to stop the Belmont Park Redevelopment Project. more
Eva was working as a probation officer in Queens on Sept. 11, 2001, when a voice came over the police radio saying a plane had crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.  “We … more
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