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Twelve-year Island Park resident Catherine Hall said the problem started when a New York American Water employee came unannounced to install a replacement water meter at her house early in July. At … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen denounced a proposed measure on Aug. 2 that would extend civil-service worker pay scales to appointed employees, effectively giving them a combined $800,000 … more
“The guy is a lunatic,” Island Park librarian Maureen Glueckert said, shaking her head, referring to LIU Post economist Panos Mourdoukoutas, who wrote an opinion piece for Forbes that suggested … more
After roughly two years of construction to replace the Barnum Island Bridge — a major artery between Oceanside and Island Park — the work is nearly complete, resolving traffic congestion that the … more
The State Senate, in the waning hours of the 2018 legislative season last month, passed a resolution that could offer relief to homeowners possibly facing steep property-tax hikes in communities … more
The State Senate, in the waning hours of the 2018 legislative season last month, passed a resolution that could offer relief to homeowners possibly facing steep property-tax hikes in communities … more
Freeport generates roughly $15.8 million a year in state sales taxes. The state collects the money, and then sends back roughly $6.2 million to Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead.The share of … more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
Residents of waterfront communities, including Oceanside and Island Park, criticized a proposed law, which would ban the practice of renting out dock space on shoreside residential properties, at a … more
A mistrial was declared on Thursday, Day 47 of the trial of former Nassau county Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda. Jurors remained deadlocked on a verdict after nearly nine days of deliberations. more
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