Politics
16 results total, viewing 1 - 10
Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 … more
It’s a clean sweep for the Democrats in Glen Cove. The six candidates, which include incumbent Councilwoman Marsha Silverman, have taken hold of the Republican led council. The new council members … more
Incumbent Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is running for her second four-term. Long Beach resident Francis McQuade opposes her. more
The Town of Hempstead owns roughly 750 plots of land, valued around $4.85 billion, according to Adam Haber, the town’s executive assistant for economic development and government efficiency. … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came to Long Beach City Hall on Sept. 19 to present the state’s plans to bring 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind power to … more
1 | 2 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.