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Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
By Nicole Alcindor nalcindor@liherald.com Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation banning the arming of teachers in New York classrooms on July 21. The law was co-sponsored by State Sen. Todd … more
The Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency successfully overturned a Nassau County Supreme Court decision that had allowed the county comptroller to have subpoena power over IDA … more
Valley Stream resident Shari James this Saturday officially kicked off her campaign for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Council District seat at her headquarters on South Franklin Avenue. James, … more
Crews from PSEG Long Island will be replacing existing electrical wires, installing new and more durable poles and installing and replacing switching equipment in North Valley Stream and Elmont over … more
Long Island could be getting one step closer to implementing a universal preschool program with the allocation of $475,000 from the state budget to fund an initiative called the Regional Pre-K … more
The Valley Stream Board of Zoning Appeals failed on July 16 to gain a supermajority vote needed to approve an 18-unit apartment complex at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Cochran Place, and overturn a decision by the Nassau County Planning Commission last month rejecting the proposal. more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
Valley Stream residents can beat the extreme heat this weekend at the village’s three cooling centers. The Community Center and the Fireman’s Field Clubhouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 … more
A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11. more
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