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Friday, March 27, 2015
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It has been a little more than two months since Erin King Sweeney was appointed the new councilwoman in the Town of Hempstead’s 5th District, following the retirement of Angie Cullin. more
Facing pressure from state and local officials, New York Rising announced a major policy change on Thursday to part of its reimbursement formula that officials say has stalled the rebuilding process … more
After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
New York is one of two states in the country that automatically processes, prosecutes and incarcerates 16- and 17-year olds — regardless of the offense — as adults, a measure that Gov. Andrew Cuomo, backed by a large number of advocacy groups, is pushing to change. more
H. Frank Carey seniors in Mike Cartolano’s Media Arts class honored several Carey alumni and staff who served in the armed forces. At the Feb. 27 event, veterans shared their service … more
By Nicole Gubelli and Michelle LaFiura Snow and sleet didn’t stop more than 400 people from attending this year’s art and photography exhibit, “Women of the World: Think Big,” on March … more
Undeterred by frigid winter weather, H. Frank Carey High School’s Model United Nations team had a successful run at the University of Chicago Model U.N. in February. Carey seniors Maria … more
January was a very busy month for Dr. Anthony Ienna, as he concluded his one-year term as president of the Nassau County Dental Society. The NCDS is the second largest dental society in New York … more
The Town of Hempstead next week will consider a law that would implement a “Do Not Knock” policy to protect homeowners, while raising fines for solicitors who don’t register with the town. more
In his State of the County speech Wednesday night in East Meadow, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano painted a bright picture of Nassau’s present and future, touting his administration’s efforts to attract young people and families to the county, spur growth in the private sector, downsize government and hold down taxes. more
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