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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Nassau County is looking to divert tens of millions of gallons of treated sewage from the Bay Park treatment plant in East Rockaway to the ocean outfall pipe at the Cedar Creek plant on the … more
Led by Legislator Ellen Birnbaum, Nassau County Democratic lawmakers proposed a Gun Storage Safety Law on Tuesday, they said, to keep guns out of the hands of children and “others who shouldn’t have access to them.” more
At his sentencing hearing on May 12, Adam Skelos acknowledged what many in Rockville Centre have been saying since he and his father, Dean, were convicted of corruption in December: He ruined his … more
When you look at data on drunken driving over the past 30-plus years, it’s clear that we’re making real progress. Drunken driving-related deaths have been cut in half since 1980, down to just under 10,000 in 2014. But it’s equally clear that bringing that number down to zero will require a lot of hard work, creative thinking and new ideas. more
Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who was convicted of federal corruption charges in December, was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday, May 12. He was also fined $500,000. more
Lawrence Lessig, the Harvard Law professor who briefly campaigned for the presidency in 2015, spoke to more than 150 people at Nassau Community College on April 27, speaking publicly for the first time about his relationship with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and calling for action against what he said is the country’s foremost problem: money in politics. more
Residents are debating four proposed development plans for the 28-acre south parcel at Belmont Park. Three of those plans involve converting the land into big-box retail outlets as well as a grocery … more
More than 150 union workers, fans, and locals rallied at the south lot of Belmont Park to urge state officials to make a decision on a proposed soccer stadium and complex that has been lying in wait … more
Though the official results are not in yet, Todd Kaminsky seems to be poised to fill the vacant seat left by Dean Skelos. With 68,000 votes cast, Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) beat his opponent Chris … more
State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) had a narrow lead over Republican Chris McGrath in Tuesday’s special election for the 9th State … more
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