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Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the Democratically-controlled state Assembly was arrested on several federal corruption charges on Jan. 22,according to the FBI. more
One of Long Island’s largest nonprofit substance-abuse treatment agencies received three grants this winter that officials said will help them teach young people about the dire consequences of … more
More than 1,000 people gathered for a community meeting in Westbury on Jan. 15 in a show of united opposition to a proposed video lottery terminal in a now-vacant Fortunoff at the Source Mall. more
A week after they criticized plans for an offshore liquefied natural gas terminal at a meeting in Queens, local, state and federal officials gathered on the Long Beach boardwalk on Thursday to call … more
One after another, for four hours, speakers at a hearing last Wednesday in Jamaica, Queens lined up to decry a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean 18.5 miles southeast of Jones Beach. more
On Wednesday, Jan. 7, Senator Dean Skelos was sworn in for his 16th term in the senate and was also elected Majority Leader by the Republican caucus. more
In what many described as an unprecedented turnout by leaders of both political parties and residents representing a diverse cross-section of Long Beach, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer swore Democratic … more
Imagine being a recent immigrant without access to much, a senior citizen on a fixed income forced to count every penny or anyone who has recently endured a major trauma. These are the people who rely on others for help at food pantries across Nassau County. Nassau is the 13th wealthiest... more
She is the go-to person in our community,” Tommy Asher says of his neighbor and friend Terry Burton Reichel. “There has not been one event, one benefit that she has not orchestrated or has been intimately involved with that has not been a success. I have never heard her say no to something that was going to better an individual or our community as a whole.” more
Groups opposed to Port Ambrose, a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean southeast of Jones Beach, are fuming at the U.S. Maritime Administration and Coast Guard’s decisions to release a 1,800-page environmental impact report shortly before the December holidays and schedule public meetings in early January. more
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