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In 2014, when the bike path that runs along the Wantagh Parkway was extended to Tobay Beach, many hailed its arrival as a safe, scenic trail for anyone who wanted to walk, run, cycle or skateboard. more
After stating that the impact of plane noise on the health and environment is a top issue for the residents in his district, Assemblyman Brian Curran (Republican, Lynbrook) introduced legislation last week requiring the New York State Departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation to examine and report on the effects of air traffic from John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports. more
Frederick P. Ippolito, 78, former Town of Oyster Bay Planning and Development Commissioner who pled guilty of tax evasion last year, died on Sunday after being rushed to a local hospital in Ayer, … more
A bill introduced last Thursday in the State Senate, sponsored by the entire Long Island Senate delegation, would rename a 10-mile stretch of the Southern State Parkway in honor of Malvernite and NYPD Detective Steven McDonald, who died Jan. 10. The bill, which is expected to pass the Senate this session, proposes to rename the parkway the Steven McDonald Memorial Highway. more
New York state will soon begin implementing changes that will alter the way drinking water is protected and monitored for the better. more
The Herald Gazette just received an email from Assemblyman Charles Lavine, a contender for county executive, indicating that he has decided not to run. Below is his statement. I have determined … more
It was the last day of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s final performance at Nassau Coliseum and Malvernite John Di Leonardo was on the sidewalk in front of the Coliseum, yelling into a megaphone. more
The results of the 2017-18 school budget and trustee votes are in. The $85.9 million budget passed: 590 to 172.  The Board of Education trustee election results are as … more
NICE Bus has eliminated 10 routes and reduced service on several other routes. This has made it more difficult for some Glen Cove residents who depend upon the bus service to get around. Nassau … more
After his recent trip to the Middle East, U.S. Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi said all the military-themed movies got it wrong. There’s no pumping music in the background and no cowboy-like rowdiness. … more
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