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It’s been 50 years since Army veteran Harold Jantz singlehandedly saved his platoon during an enemy ambush in a Vietnam jungle, but he said that night still haunts him to this day. “That … more
In a rare show of unity, the Hempstead Town Board last week unanimously approved a Community Choice Aggregation agreement that, once implemented, could cut natural gas rates by as much as 5 to 8 … more
A mere mention of the 1960s can bring to mind images of peace signs, drugs, free love and rock ’n’ roll — as well as the Woodstock music festival in 1969, which incorporated all of … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed changes in the county’s Living Wage Law last Wednesday that she said would help ensure that county workers or those working for contracted vendors … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran responded on Monday to the proposed “Assessment Bill of Rights” put forth last week by Republicans in the County Legislature, calling it an … more
Nassau and Suffolk County doctors, nutritionists and legislators spokr about the importance of breast cancer awareness at the 2019 Long Island Breast Cancer Forum at Farmingdale State College on July … more
The County Legislature’s Republican majority announced on July 17 that it would propose a legislative package comprising an “Assessment Bill of … 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
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer is advocating for a plan that would ultimately guarantee the accuracy of test results for radium levels in Long Island groundwater especially near the Navy/ Grumman plume in Bethpage, according to a press release. more
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