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Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) hosted a Substance Abuse Education Awareness Community Seminar at the Merrick Library on July 28. Curran, who had hosted two previous seminars with … more
Potential Belmont Park developer the Engel Burman Group has sponsored a radio advertisement, produced by a civic group in Elmont, that criticizes the plan for the vacant south lot of the racetrack … more
Nassau County is in talks to enter a two-year contract with a financial adviser to study a potential public-private partnership for the county’s sewage system, which some officials believe could help mitigate the burden of 10 years of sewage debts. more
Dean and Adam Skelos have scored a victory in their bid to stay out of prison while they appeal their corruption convictions. On Aug. 4, U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood granted the father and … more
In an effort to make himself more accessible to his constituents in the Five Towns, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) met with residents, answered questions and discussed issues outside Gourmet Glatt in Cedarhurst last Thursday for about two hours. more
These may be the dog days of summer, but for two Long Beach residents — Anthony Eramo and Jeff Toback — they are beginning a six-week campaign to fill voters in on their positions before the State Assembly primary on Sept. 13. more
The Elmont School District has agreed to comply with nonprofit transparency group Reclaim New York’s Freedom of Information Law request for records of the district’s 2014 expenditures after … more
A plan to transform an underused basketball court on the grounds of Clara H. Carlson Elementary School, in Elmont, by professional soccer team the New York Cosmos has failed to reach its funding … more
A New York State appeals court has officially disbarred former State Sen. Dean Skelos, who was found guilty of corruption in December. Last week, the Second Judicial Department Appellate Division in Brooklyn formally took Skelos off the list of attorneys as a result of his felony conviction. more
State Senator Todd Kaminsky and Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) introduced legislation that would make it illegal for a person to offer a politician a gift, or for a politician to accept a … more
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