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The Franklin Square Public Library is holding a Candidates Forum on Oct. 5 at 7 PM at 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. The following candidates will be attending: NYS Senate 6th - Democrat - Ryan … more
Lately, it seems, the plane noise in Malverne has been even more bothersome than usual. When Malverne held its 9/11 candlelight vigil last week, it was in the middle of a six-hour period in which dozens of planes roared overhead, making it almost impossible to hear Deputy Mayor Patricia Fitzpatrick during the ceremony. Malvernite Elaine Miller, who keeps track of planes flying over the village, said that from Sept. 1-8, 270 to 300 planes had flown over her house each day. “On Sept. 8, they sent us another 60 planes on top of that,” she said. “It was a solid 14 to 17 hours per day of plane noise.” more
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 22, Hofstra will have an impressive lineup of interesting programs. Check them out here. more
On Monday, Sept. 26, Hofstra University will be hosting the first of three Presidential Debates. Traffic in the area of Hofstra University will be severely impacted. Roadways bordering on … more
Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) held a press conference at the Theodore Roosevelt Nassau County Legislative & Executive Building in Mineola on Aug. 23 in hopes of putting an end to … more
Editor’s note: Merokean David Stonehill served as a Hillary Clinton campaign volunteer during the primary season and is now volunteering for Clinton’s effort to defeat Donald Trump. Below … 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
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
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