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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino last week released a raft of ethics reform proposals that he called the “strongest and most comprehensive” on Long Island. Among his proposals were … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, announced Monday that the Problem Solvers Caucus had reached a bipartisan agreement to try to stabilize health-insurance markets amid the ongoing, and … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, endorsed Jack Martins, a Republican from Mineola, for Nassau County executive. King announced his endorsement at a news conference at Massapequa … more
You would think a simple way to prevent speeding in residential areas would be to install stop signs. However, residents of East Island have different opinions on whether stop signs will deter young … more
The Glen Cove City Council voted 3-3 at its meeting on June 27 not to refer an application for a change in zoning at 115 Glen St. to the city planning board. Mayor Reggie Spinello, Councilman … more
Following a July 11 public hearing on short-term rentals, the Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to prohibit leasing arrangements lasting less than 28 days. more
Anita Faulding hunched her shoulders as the sky turned gray above Washington, D.C. on the afternoon of June 27. The 67-year-old Baldwinite let the rain soak into the back of her bright-pink Planned … more
Former Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, 72, was indicted on Thursday on charges of conspiracy involving former Oyster Bay Planning Commissioner Frederick Ippolito, and Elia Lizza, 69, and his … more
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