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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
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill putting electronic cigarettes into the same class as traditional tobacco cigarettes. On Oct. 23, Cuomo signed the legislation which includes e-cigarettes and … 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
Since 2013, two developers have been trying to get the property behind The Mansion developed into a luxury homes community. The project was recently amended to accommodate the concerns of neighboring … more
Tim Tenke, 55, a Glen Cove Democratic city councilman, has been declared the victor in the Glen Cove mayoral race. He beat incumbent Reggie Spinello, an Independence Party member who also ran on the … more
Although the Nassau County Board of Elections has finished counting the absentee ballots for the race for Glen Cove mayor, a victor has not yet been announced. There were 310 affidavit and … more
The House of Representatives’ tax bill 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 by tax increases while much of the rest … more
The Glen Cove mayoral race was a tight one on Tuesday, with incumbent Reggie Spinello eking out a tentative, 21-vote victory over City Councilman Tim Tenke. Five of the six Republicans running for … more
On Friday, the senior social studies classes and the Glen Cove Youth Bureau collaborated to host a mayoral debate at Glen Cove High School. The Participation in Government classes worked hard to … more
For the first time in more than a century, the Town of Hempstead will have a Democratic supervisor. Laura Gillen, a Rockville Centre attorney, defeated incumbent Republican Anthony Santino on Tuesday night by roughly 2,000 votes. more
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