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Monday, March 30, 2015
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It has been a little more than two months since Erin King Sweeney was appointed the new councilwoman in the Town of Hempstead’s 5th District, following the retirement of Angie Cullin. more
When Nassau BOCES came up with the idea to create the Doshi STEM Institute, a half-day, five-days-a-week learning experience for high school students focusing on science, technology, engineering and math, the Malverne school district immediately saw its value. more
Facing pressure from state and local officials, New York Rising announced a major policy change on Thursday to part of its reimbursement formula that officials say has stalled the rebuilding process … more
After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
Pat Fisher had been moderating the Social Studies Club at the Davison Avenue School for several years when she received information about the National Geographic Bee, a geography contest for middle school students. “We started participating in it shortly after I received their materials about the contest,” said Fisher. “We have a small club – 10-12 students – and the winner of our club takes the exam to see if they qualify for the state. But we’ve never had anyone qualify,” she said. more
Shortly after Fred Senti, 28, a chief with the Lakeview Fire Department, got engaged, he was looking to rent an apartment with his fiancée for $2,000 a month when he was advised otherwise. “My friend told me, ‘You’re going to be paying someone else’s mortgage; why not pay your own mortgage?’” he recalled. Luckily, Senti had enough money to make a down payment, and became a proud owner of his own home. more
Four hundred and fifty people visited the Bridge Church two weeks ago to celebrate the grand opening of a $250,000 restoration job of its new children’s wing. more
In his State of the County speech Wednesday night in East Meadow, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano painted a bright picture of Nassau’s present and future, touting his administration’s efforts to attract young people and families to the county, spur growth in the private sector, downsize government and hold down taxes. more
For West Hempstead resident Kimberly Orlic, it was a surreal event. more
Just one day after snowy conditions caused delays and cancellations throughout the Long Island Rail Road, equipment malfunctions caused the cancellations or delays on six branches of the rail … more
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