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The race for the New York State Legislature’s 14th Assembly District pits the incumbent, Republican David McDonough, of North Merrick, against Gaspare Tumminello, a Democrat from Merrick, who is deputy chief of staff for the Nassau County Legislature’s Democratic minority. Tumminello, a native of Franklin Square, had previously run unsuccessfully for Nassau County legislator in the 8th District in 2009. This year, the Herald asked each of the candidates to fill in a four-question survey about their positions on salient state issues. The 14th Assembly District takes in all or parts of Freeport, Roosevelt, Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, North Wantagh, Seaford and Massapequa. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
The sting seemed innocuous. A bee nipped Jenn Sommermann in the leg as she entered the water at the River Cities Triathlon, contested around the Cypress Black Bayou, near Shreveport, La., in August 2011. more
An eclectic audience of music lovers filled Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre last weekend as the South Shore Symphony welcomed rock legend and composer Keith Emerson as guest … more
A Cold Spring Harbor resident and former hospital executive was indicted for official misconduct, authorities said Friday. According to the Nassau D.A.'s office, Lawrence Slatky, 64, was indicted … more
Republican Brian Curran, a lifelong resident of Lynbrook, is actively seeking re-election to a third term in the New York State Assembly’s 21st district. The 21st Assembly District includes … more
Acting Commissioner of Police Thomas C. Krumpter wants to alert the public that the police have seen an increase in luxury cars and SUVs stolen in Nassau County over the past few weeks. Luxury … more
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Oct. 8 that a cashier for the Village of Freeport has been sentenced after stealing more than $13,000 by altering utility payments made by … more
An attorney for Nassau County Legislator Dave Denenberg indicated that a settlement between his client and Davidoff Hutcher & Citron — which is suing Denenberg for $3.6 million — may be in the works. more
Nassau County police are investigating a shooting that took place Monday evening, Oct. 6, at 9:40 p.m. in Freeport. According to detectives, a 26-year-old man was shot in the back as he was … more
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