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Rockville Centre’s Board of Trustees last week adopted the village’s 2018-19 budget, which stays under the New York state tax cap. The $45 million spending plan is $67,000 higher, less than … more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
Dozens of workers employed by the Village of Rockville Centre gathered outside Village Hall before the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday to demand a higher wage increase. The village’s unit of … more
Rockville Centre’s Board of Trustees responded to a history of resident concerns by proposing a local law that would limit the types of businesses allowable along a section of North Long Beach … more
The New York State Legislature finalized a $168.3 billion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year just hours before its April 1 deadline. While lawmakers approved a number of provisions, such as tax … more
Elaine Duke, former Department of Homeland Security secretary, and current Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced last year that the Temporary Protected Status programs for El Salvador, Guatemala, … more
Rockville Centre officials unveiled the village’s tentative $45 million budget on March 29 during a Board of Trustees meeting at the Sandel Senior Center. The proposed spending plan for fiscal … more
Members of the Rockville Centre Fire Department were set to head to the polls on Thursday to cast their “vote of confidence” for the three sitting chiefs, and to elect a new Fourth Battalion delegate. more
Flooded by clients who are now likely to lose their Temporary Protected Status, Freeport immigration attorney John Barrera is busy these days. Congress created the TPS program in … more
Hundreds of students slowly spilled out of South Side High School at 10 a.m. and headed to the football field to take part in Wednesday’s planned National School Walkout to remember the 17 victims of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School a month ago. more
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