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The Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the office that collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the … more
Legislator Francis Becker spoke at the Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon on Sept. 16, telling members about the peaceful place he went to during his heart attack in May, and his take on politics after 20 years in the Nassau County Legislature. more
Before Pope Francis ventured to New York last week, he started his visit in the nation’s capital. While in Washington, he spoke to members of Congress, touching on a variety of issues, including immigration and the refugee crisis, poverty and homelessness, and governing. more
The next district attorney of Nassau County will be chosen in a little more than a month, the marquee race on this year’s Election Day ballot. Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, to decide on candidates in numerous town and county races. more
Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas easily defeated her challenger Michael Scotto in the Democratic primary on Thursday. Singas, who is backed by the Democratic Party, earned 8,089 votes (73 … more
Before they face off against Republican Kate Murray for the Nassau County District Attorney seat, Democrats Madeline Singas and Michael Scotto have to face each other in a primary on Sept. 10. … more
Next month, after a five-month hiatus from airplane noise, Runway 4L-22R at John F. Kennedy International Airport will reopen after undergoing an expansion to accommodate more and bigger planes — and, highly likely, bring more airplane noise to the area. more
With Election Day less than three months away, the candidates in Nassau County’s most high-profile race this year are stepping up their political appeals — and their attacks on one … more
Henry Boitel wasn’t asking for anything complicated. He just wanted to know what’s going on at the Town of Hempstead board meetings when he wasn’t able to attend. “The public doesn’t have any idea of what’s going on at those meetings,” said Boitel, “unless they read something in the newspaper.” more
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara added more charges to the indictment against Senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, late in the day on Tuesday, July 21. Skelos, 67, and his son Adam, 32, were already charged with six counts stemming from what Bharara said was a scheme in which Skelos was trading favors with businesses in exchange for payments made to his son. more
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