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Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy stood before a set of three maps in the Village Hall boardroom on Tuesday morning, reviewing a proposal that, he said, could save Nassau County from the next great flood. more
Strap on the parachute. Clip into the chair and secure the harnesses. Headset, check. Canopy, check. Safety, check. more
On a recent Friday at 2:30 p.m., a Harley Davidson rumbled up Freeport’s famed Nautical Mile, a.k.a. Woodcleft Avenue, followed soon after by a very expensive, very red Italian sports car, revving its engine. Couples strolled up and down the street in search of the perfect bar or restaurant to spend an 85-degree evening. Already the outdoor eateries, with their umbrella-shaded tables, had begun to fill up. more
The New York State Public Service Commission announced last week that it had lowered New York American Water Company’s requested rate increase, granting a first-year increase of $3.63 million — less than half of the $8.7 million requested by the company. more
A public accountant from Oceanside pleaded guilty to tax evasion on Wednesday in federal court in Central Islip for embezzling more than $750,000 from schools that serve special needs children. more
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for county executive as a Democrat, introduced Ama Yawson, of Freeport, on Wednesday as the candidate he would like to see take his place as comptroller. more
The Nassau County Fire Marshal and Arson and Bomb Squad are investigating the cause of a “suspicious” fire that destroyed a home that was under construction on Yale Road in Merrick on May 23, according to Ron Luparello, a Merrick Fire Department spokesman. more
It was the last day of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s final performance at Nassau Coliseum and Malvernite John Di Leonardo was on the sidewalk in front of the Coliseum, yelling into a megaphone. more
Laura Curran, a Democratic legislator from Baldwin and candidate for Nassau County Executive announced on Thursday her plan to end “the culture of patronage, nepotism and cronyism” in county government. more
After serving on the County Legislature for 20 years, Norma Gonsalves, Nassau’s presiding officer, announced on Thursday that she would not seek re-election this November. more
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