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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday, saying that he was overpaid for sick and … more
Standing on his toes on the Woodcleft Canal esplanade, 6-year-old Owen Minihan pointed to the five 65-foot-tall, 44-foot-long sailboats — the Daring, the Warrior, the Brave, the Invincible and the Fearless — headed in his direction on Aug. 8. more
On Tuesday, Freeport’s Cow Meadow Park was transformed into a community block party to celebrate National Night Out. The event is held in thousands of communities annually on the first Tuesday in August. more
A Nassau County Supreme Court judge ruled in favor of the county and its various townships on July 26 in a dispute over the distribution of state sales tax revenue to villages. more
On July 26, the Herald was granted permission by Freeport village officials to tour the inside of the abandoned six-story Art Deco building at 70 W. Sunrise Highway in Freeport. more
“In a perfect world,” the historic West Plaza building, a triangular Art Deco structure in the heart of Freeport, “would have been maintained and salvageable,” said Freeporter Georgia Prunty. … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
Freeporters rallied on July 9 in front of Village Hall ahead of a planning board hearing to voice their concerns about the future of the Art Deco Plaza West building in the center of Freeport, on Sunrise Highway, which a developer is proposing to convert into a car dealership. more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen is calling a recent contract extension between two town officials — Parks Commissioner Daniel Lino and Comptroller Kevin Conroy — and the Dover Gourmet … more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
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