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Legislation that was passed in both houses of the State Legislature on Tuesday could change the date of the New York state primary from Tuesday, Sept. 11, the second day of Rosh Hashanah, to Thursday, Sept. 13. more
At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care … more
An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
Rarely has Long Island felt Washington’s political reverberations as strongly as it has during the first year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency. more
Applause broke out at Elmont Memorial High School on Sunday as the two finalists for the development of Belmont Park announced plans to create thousands of temporary and permanent jobs as part of ambitious plans to develop the racing center further. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen held a news conference on the steps of Town Hall last Thursday to lambaste outgoing Supervisor Tony Santino’s plans to enact a contract amendment that would prohibit future termination of civil service employees, except for cause. That is, no layoffs would be allowed. more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
The House of Representatives tax-reform bill was passed by a 227 to 205 vote on Nov. 16, paving the way for high-tax suburban regions like Long Island to be hit hard as the legislation would limit or eliminate deductions for property taxes, mortgage interest, and state and local taxes, while much of the rest of the country could see at least modest cuts in their federal tax bills, according to elected local leaders. more
Locally, regionally and nationally, Election Night 2017 was a victorious one for Democrats. The party took the top jobs in Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead, George Latimer won the county executive post in Westchester and a Ralph Northam captured the gubernatorial race in Virginia. more
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