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On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
The state Senate passed a bill on Jan. 23 to make the property tax levy increase cap permanent. The cap, passed in 2011 and set to expire in 2020, prevents increases in the tax levy from exceeding 2 … more
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
By most accounts, riders on the Long Island Rail Road have had a rough couple of years. In fact, in 2017 the transit agency saw its worst on-time performance in more than two decades, and 2018 was … more
House Democrats introduced legislation last week that would offer a pathway to citizenship for “Dreamers,” Temporary Protected Status recipients and Deferred Enforced Departure holders … more
“It’s a topic of conversation every day,” James Brazel, a national airspace operations manager, said of the government shutdown. “We have this joke at work — we say, ‘Another day, another … more
On Jan. 15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his ninth State of the State address, and unveiled his proposed $175 billion budget for fiscal year 2020.Cuomo framed his address in terms of a “justice … more
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