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It has been a little more than two months since Erin King Sweeney was appointed the new councilwoman in the Town of Hempstead’s 5th District, following the retirement of Angie Cullin. more
It’s no secret that several unincorporated parts of the Town of Hempstead have more than their fair share of illegal rentals. The lack of legal apartments in the area is partially to blame, as are the high rental costs of those available. Past town solutions never seemed to make a meaningful dent in the problem, and allows landlords to continue renting parts of their homes without regards to fire safety and other important housing concerns. more
Facing pressure from state and local officials, New York Rising announced a major policy change on Thursday to part of its reimbursement formula that officials say has stalled the rebuilding process … more
After a meeting on March 11 with U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, and Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, of New Jersey, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Craig Fugate announced that the agency had agreed to reopen and review every flood insurance claim — approximately 144,000 — filed in New York and New Jersey by victims of Hurricane Sandy, and not limit corrective action to just the 2,200 claims that are now in litigation. more
Shortly after Fred Senti, 28, a chief with the Lakeview Fire Department, got engaged, he was looking to rent an apartment with his fiancée for $2,000 a month when he was advised otherwise. “My friend told me, ‘You’re going to be paying someone else’s mortgage; why not pay your own mortgage?’” he recalled. Luckily, Senti had enough money to make a down payment, and became a proud owner of his own home. more
In his State of the County speech Wednesday night in East Meadow, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano painted a bright picture of Nassau’s present and future, touting his administration’s efforts to attract young people and families to the county, spur growth in the private sector, downsize government and hold down taxes. more
Loraine Magaraci was unanimously chosen by the Executive Board of the West Hempstead Community Support Association (WHCSA) to be its 2015 Person of the Year. more
For West Hempstead resident Kimberly Orlic, it was a surreal event. more
Just one day after snowy conditions caused delays and cancellations throughout the Long Island Rail Road, equipment malfunctions caused the cancellations or delays on six branches of the rail … more
Winter's latest storm is causing problems for those still traveling, as the falling snow is causing delays on virtually all means of transportation on Long Island. As of 7 p.m., all trains on the … more
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