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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Politics
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I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
At June 1’s meeting of the Lynbrook village board, members of the board and the public welcomed the village’s newest trustee, Ann Marie Reardon. Reardon, 42, currently works as a clerk in the … more
A bill that would provide relief to homeowners who withdrew funds from retirement savings accounts in order to repair or rebuild their Hurricane Sandy-damaged homes was passed by the State Assembly … more
After five years in which Nassau County has not reassessed property values, the county is moving toward refiguring all Nassau properties’ worth for 2019-20. The eventual reassessment could lead to higher property-tax bills for some residents, according to one expert. more
A federal judge last Friday sentenced Dave Denenberg, the former Nassau County legislator who pleaded guilty to cheating a law client out of $2.3 million and resigned from office earlier this year, to three months in jail and three months of house arrest. more
Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s acting district attorney, continued her push for greater restrictions for registered sex offenders last week at a North Merrick civic group meeting. The setting was significant. Weeks earlier, police arrested a North Merrick man ... more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his call for an extension of the tax cap during a visit to Long Island on Wednesday. The legislation, which limits property tax increases, is set to expire next year. more
There was a changing of the guard this week in Lynbrook, as the village board appointed a new trustee and a new justice at their meeting on June 1. Current Trustee Thomas Atkinson was appointed … more
Longtime Nassau County Legislator Francis X. Becker (R-Lynbrook) announced last week that he would not seek re-election in November, after having served for two decades. In December he will … more
After a closed-door meeting in Albany on May 11, Dean Skelos stepped down as Senate Majority Leader and will be replaced by John Flanagan (R-East Northport). Immediately after criminal charges … more
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