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At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
The Glen Cove City Council convened an emergency meeting on the evening of Jan. 30 to appoint a handful of new members to the Harbor Patrol. The emergency meeting — for which little more than a day … more
An estimated 200,000 women, men and children took to the streets of Manhattan last Saturday on the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration. Many traveled from Long Island to … more
It’s hard to believe it’s only three weeks since the new mayor and city council took their oaths of office. Whether the subject is group homes, animal shelters, upgrades to the city water system, … more
Deputy Mayor Maureen Basdavanos never imagined she’d be sitting where she is. Born Maureen Moran, she is the daughter of Irish immigrants who came to the U.S. as adolescents. “We always … more
The New York state comptroller’s office issued its triennial audit of the City of Glen Cove’s finances last month, which was harshly critical of the city’s budget processes, oversight and … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care … more
An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
Rarely has Long Island felt Washington’s political reverberations as strongly as it has during the first year of Donald J. Trump’s presidency.In November and December, Trump spearheaded … more
Ever since allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood big shot Harvey Weinstein and funny man-turned-politician Al Franken, the former Democratic senator from Minnesota, broke late last year, … more
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