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County Republican and Democratic leaders picked their candidates who will vie for Tom Tom McKevitt’s 17th District Assembly Seat in the April special election. McKevitt left the Assembly after 12 years, to become a Nassau County Legislator. more
U.S. Rep. Peter King met with President Trump and members of Congress at a roundtable meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss the ongoing efforts to fight MS-13, the international gang from El Salvador that is … more
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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
Democrat DuWayne Gregory, the Suffolk County Legislature’s presiding officer, announced last week that he planned to run for Congress in November — for the seat held by Rep. Peter King, a … 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
The Hempstead Town Board unanimously passed legislation last week banning new hookah lounges from being built near homes, schools and local community centers. The legislation, proposed by Councilman … more
Updated: 12:05 p.m. Thursday: As predicted, a powerful winter storm rolled into the greater metropolitan area after midnight on Thursday morning, bringing with it snow, frigid temperatures and … more
In the past two years, Nassau County has seen an uptick in fatal heroin and opioid overdoses. According to the district attorney’s office, there were 146 opioid-related deaths in the county … more
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