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Republican Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District is challenging incumbent two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat. The Herald asked Benno and Rice questions focusing on issues vital to the residents of the 4th C.D., which encompasses several suburban communities in southern and central Nassau County. more
Former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is seeking leniency ahead of his re-sentencing on corruption charges, as his lawyers reportedly said that he is struggling with depression after losing his reputation and his relationship with his son Adam. more
“Rockville Centre has always been a beautiful town to call home,” said resident Rich Sundermier, who has lived on Locust Avenue for more than 40 years. But after the village removed a majority of … more
As state officials consider legalizing marijuana for recreational use in New York, Mayor Francis X. Murray and village trustee Michael Sepe denounced the idea at a village board meeting earlier this … more
On Hempstead Avenue sits a home about 150 years older than the incorporated village. The owners want the house to become a historic landmark recognized by the Town of Hempstead. Though you won’t … more
Though “severe mold contamination” was detected at Rockville Centre’s police headquarters in April, according to a report from Clean Air Testing Labs Inc., village officials say the building is … more
While many Rockville Centre residents do not support speed cameras near schools, some believe they could improve safety for students their and parents. more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen proposed an ethics reform package on Monday focused on addressing issues of nepotism and politics in the workplace, which she said have plagued the town in recent years. more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
The U.S. Department of Education may give states the option to use federal funds to provide teachers with guns, and local school officials have criticized the plan. “I could think of a thousand … more
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