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When County Legislature Debra Mulé got a phone call from Rockville Centre Mayor Francis Murrary, about a surcharge in the 2018 general tax bill, she says it prompter her to review her own tax bill. … more
At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
Residents and neighbors of surrounding communities got a taste of Rockville Centre on Jan. 26 as local restaurants and vendors came together to raise money for this year’s St. Patrick’s Parade, which will be held on March 24. more
The man accused of brutally beating a Long Beach woman at her apartment building in 2016 was arrested on Thursday and charged with attempted murder and assault. Long Beach police said 27 year-old … more
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Jan. 23 to enter into an affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System in an effort to expand health care … more
An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on … more
Two months after Laura Gillen was elected Town of Hempstead supervisor, defeating Republican Anthony Santino in a historic victory, she was sworn in to office on Monday. Expecting nearly 1,000 attendees, and not wishing to use extra town resources, Gillen decided to be sworn in separate ceremony from Council members Dorothy Goosby, Anthony D’Esposito and Dennis Dunne, according to Gillen’s spokesman, Mike Fricchione. more
Applause broke out at Elmont Memorial High School on Sunday as the two finalists for the development of Belmont Park announced plans to create thousands of temporary and permanent jobs as part of ambitious plans to develop the racing center further. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor-elect Laura Gillen held a news conference on the steps of Town Hall last Thursday to lambaste outgoing Supervisor Tony Santino’s plans to enact a contract amendment that would prohibit future termination of civil service employees, except for cause. That is, no layoffs would be allowed. more
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
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