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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
Although the already approved schedule of presidential debates did not include Hofstra University, home of one of the debates in 2008 and 2012, it will be the host of the Sept. 26 debate after all. … more
Dean and Adam Skelos have officially appealed their corruption sentences, and are now petitioning to remain out of prison until the appeals process is complete. The father and son were sentenced … more
A day before the official start of the 2016 Republican National Presidential Convention in Cleveland, there was an electric feeling in the air that buzzed through your body. more
The Lawrence village board dais looked different that it has in the past few years as new mayor, Alex Edelman, and three new trustees were sworn in, along with Village Justice Donald Buchalter at last Thursday’s meeting. more
About a dozen people blocked Huntley Road on July 16, adjacent to the south parking lot of Belmont Park, to protest a proposal by the New York Cosmos to build a new soccer stadium at the … more
It was a beautiful day at Point Lookout town beach when a swarm of news people and town employees were following Town Supervisor Anthony Santino around the coastline while he distributed free packets of sunscreen to beachgoers. more
As his kitchen television silently aired CNN’s footage of the chaos the day after five white Dallas police officers were killed by a black sniper during a peaceful demonstration, Malvernite and New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald was listening to a speech by Robert F. Kennedy, made nearly 50 years ago, on the day after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination. more
The following is the text of Robert F. Kennedy's speech, given at the Cleveland City Club on April 5, 1968: more
Sen. Todd Kaminsky spoke to Herald intern Courtney McGee about Albany, corruption and his first session as a state senator. more
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