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The collegiate world was rocked last week when 50 (mostly wealthy) parents, including Long Island’s Lori Loughlin, of “Full House” fame, were accused of being part of a bribery and cheating scheme . . . more
The conviction last Friday of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano was yet another domino falling in the county’s GOP political machine, with possibly more to come. more
On Friday, many countries worldwide are commemorating International Women’s Day. Meanwhile, in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, all of March will be marked by . . . more
U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder in 2013, opined that the nation had made such strides in overcoming racism since the passage of landmark civil rights legislation in the 1960s . . . more
Who’s to blame for Amazon’s sudden departure last Thursday? That was the big question as news of the tech giant’s decision to nix plans to locate its second headquarters in Long Island City filtered out to the public. more
While state leaders have been slow to provide specifics or act on the likely legalization of recreational marijuana, officials in the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County are addressing the matter promptly and properly. On Feb. 26 . . . more
The Democratically controlled State Legislature moved on Jan. 29 to protect New Yorkers by enacting common-sense measures to combat gun violence. more
It’s school budget season, and as districts begin laying out their 2019-20 spending plans, it’s a critical time for residents to attend Board of Education meetings. more
February is Black History Month, and African-American history is very much a story of migration. Between 1916 and 1970, 6 million black people left behind the shackles of the rural South and its … more
Society has long looked down on mental health patients, according to Andrew Malekoff, executive director of the Roslyn Heights-based North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. So it has been all too easy for insurance companies . . . more
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