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A boat collision in Point Lookout sent three adults and three children into the water on Wednesday as their vessel began to sink, Nassau County police said. The department’s Marine Bureau said … more
The Nassau County Legislature recently unanimously approved a measure to waive all building fees for Superstorm Sandy victims. The law extends the fee-waiver period to Dec. 31, … more
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced new legislation on Aug. 10 aimed at helping firefighters across New York state combat cancer, which frequently affects those in the emergency services sector. … more
The shooting death of a Queens imam and his associate as they walked home from afternoon prayer on Aug. 13 in Ozone Park has left Long Island Muslims grief-stricken. While some leaders of local mosques fear that the incident — which activist groups say should be investigated as a hate crime — could lead to more violence against Muslims, they noted that they would continue... more
State Assembly candidates Jeff Toback and Anthony Eramo will face off at a candidates forum next week in the lead-up to the Sept. 13 primary, as the two make a push for votes less than a month before the election. more
Actors John Turturro, Susan Sarandon and Bobby Cannavale were in Long Beach earlier this week shooting scenes for a new film that is reportedly a spin-off of the 1998 Coen brothers' classic … more
Elected officials and members of the Beach to Bay Central Council of Civic Associations met privately with representatives of the state Department of Health in Manhattan on July 26 to discuss the … more
Long Beach police said that three ticket booths on the boardwalk were vandalized earlier this month, incidents that have sparked the ire of many residents who railed against the damage on social … more
Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) hosted a Substance Abuse Education Awareness Community Seminar at the Merrick Library on July 28. Curran, who had hosted two previous seminars with … more
Potential Belmont Park developer the Engel Burman Group has sponsored a radio advertisement, produced by a civic group in Elmont, that criticizes the plan for the vacant south lot of the racetrack … more
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