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When Erin King Sweeney announced last month that she would not seek re-election to a second four-year term on Hempstead’s Town Board, it was as if the bottom had dropped out of the 5th … more
Seeking his third, two-year term as a Nassau County Legislator, incumbent Steve Rhoads will face first-time candidate Jill Levine in the race for the 19th Legislative District, which spans from Freeport to Seaford. more
The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway Shared Use Path, a path for walkers, runners and bicyclists that extends east of Jones Beach, is expected to get a 10-mile, $16.2 million extension by 2021, … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen submitted her tentative budget for 2020 on Monday, which featured a 1.73 percent property tax rollback as part of her response to what she called the … more
Seaford resident Christopher Carini has announced his campaign for the 5th Councilmanic District in the Town of Hempstead. He replaces Erin King Sweeney on the ballot, who dropped her reelection … more
Officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came to Long Beach City Hall on Sept. 19 to present the state’s plans to bring 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind power to … more
Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney announced Thursday that she would no longer seek re-election to the Town Board. more
Each night on Long Island, more than 2,000 teenagers sleep rough, according to Family and Children’s Association estimates. They sleep in parks, in railroad warming sheds or bus terminals. As a … more
For more than a year, the Wantagh and Seaford Long Island Rail Road stations and their surroundings have seen damage by vandalism, including broken windows and graffiti, as well as maintenance … more
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