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Local advocacy groups, religious leaders and residents rallied outside of U.S. Rep. Peter King’s Massapequa office on Feb. 3 to condemn the Seaford Republican’s support of President Trump’s immigration order, which has been halted by a temporary restraining order. more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III, 13 and Mia, 11, made their way past the barricades and crowds that surrounded the Capitol early on Jan. 20 and staked out a position … more
One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights. more
Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with … more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, has attended every presidential inauguration since Richard Nixon was sworn in for his second term in 1973. But this week, King said that he expected … more
As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise. more
Wantagh and Seaford residents will head to the polls on Dec. 13 to vote in fire commissioner elections. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino met with representatives of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County and addressed their questions and concerns about diverse issues during a Dec. 1 … more
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. more
While some Wantagh and Seaford residents said that they were happy to see Donald Trump elected president of the United States last week, they also expressed concern about the increasing political divide nationwide. more
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