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A number of Democrats and Republicans called on Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto to resign on Thursday following their arrests on federal corruption … more
New York state was recently awarded a $3.2 billion settlement from Morgan Stanley after the firm’s scheme to market mortgage-backed securities contributed to the collapse of the housing market in 2008 and the ensuing recession. Ironically, the state is awarding millions of that settlement to local municipalities to clean up thousands of vacant and abandoned properties that have been dubbed “zombie homes,” many of which have been vacant since the housing crisis and Superstorm Sandy. more
Hofstra University played host on Sept. 26 to the first of three presidential debates this year, pitting Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald Trump in what the pundits most often … more
Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead are in a state of moderate fiscal stress, the state’s second-highest fiscal stress rating, according to a report by New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. more
Bellmorites Norma Seidman and Lenny Rosenzweig have waited a long time for the new Town of Hempstead dog park at Newbridge Road Park. “We’ve been waiting, and calling up and saying when is it going to be ready?” Seidman said. more
West Hempstead resident Alfred Magliano, 90, was a sergeant in the U.S. Army, only 18 years old and stationed in the South Pacific during World War II, when a Japanese submarine torpedoed his ship on Feb. 11, 1945. more
Last December, Malverne’s beloved football coach, Colbert Britt, an educator and an inspiration to thousands of Malverne High School students for four decades, died. Last week, initial steps were taken to recognize his contribution by naming the high school football field in his honor. more
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 22, Hofstra will have an impressive lineup of interesting programs. Check them out here. more
In late July 2016, Katie Schumacher released her book, and an important milestone was reached for the internationally recognized Don’t Press Send Campaign. It will be launched this month as a … more
Multiple ceremonies and events in Malverne and West Hempstead marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, each of which evoked its own spirit of camaraderie, sadness, and recognition for those residents who lost their lives one of the most vicious attacks on U.S. soil. more
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