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Facing an insurmountable lead, Valley Stream's Achieve Party announced that it is withdrawing its injunction lawsuit over absentee ballots after unofficial machine tallies showed that it was unlikely … more
Jorge Martinez and Christopher Squeri were elected Tuesday night to the Village of Freeport Board. Martinez took 31 percent of the vote in the five-person, at-large race, and Squeri took 24.5 … more
No official winner had been declared in Valley Stream’s village election at press time late Tuesday night. The outcome was pending the counting of 466 absentee ballots by Nassau County Board of … more
New York American Water rates are set to increase again next month, as the third year of the utility’s conservation rate hike begins. more
Valley Stream’s village elections are set for March 19, and two slates of candidates are vying for village mayor, two at-large trustee seats and village justice.On the Achieve Party line, … more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda, were found guilty on a number of charges Friday morning following a second trial on federal charges that they abused their positions for personal benefit. more
Starting in May, Long Island Rail Road commuters will pay more per ride after the MTA board voted on Feb. 27 to increase rates. The exact price hike will depend on how far a commuter is … more
By most accounts, riders on the Long Island Rail Road have had a rough couple of years. In fact, in 2017 the transit agency saw its worst on-time performance in more than two decades, and 2018 was … more
With a host of Long Island Democratic politicos and two busloads of older adults from Rockville Centre’s Sandel Senior Center seated before him, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared at SUNY Old Westbury on … more
Nassau County has a race problem, which is costing the county’s economy tens of billions per year, according to a report issued by Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman on Feb. 12. The … more
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