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New York State named the Town of Hempstead a Clean Energy Community earlier this month, a designation that qualifies the town for $150,000 in grant funding to pursue additional renewable energy … more
A Westchester County judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit on March 13 that sought to recoup more than $800,000 in retirement payments made by the Town of Hempstead’s Sanitation District No. 7 in … more
Residents visited the Oceanside Public Library on Feb. 23, where State Assemblyman Brian Curran outlined how the upcoming 2017-18 state executive budget could affect residents living in the 21st … more
The Town of Hempstead is fighting a court decision that temporarily bars it from requiring gas station owners to provide free compressed air 24 hours a day so drivers can fill their tires. more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III, 13 and Mia, 11, made their way past the barricades and crowds that surrounded the Capitol early on Jan. 20 and staked out a position … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with … more
As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise. more
Joined by her family and colleagues, Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller (R-Atlantic Beach) was sworn into office on Jan. 3 in the Legislative Office Building, officially becoming the state … more
A clerk at AL Mini Mart in Valley Stream was shot and killed on Dec. 16, police said. more
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