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Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
A committee of local residents tasked with developing a plan to spend $12.1 million on Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Bellmore and Merrick held its first meeting last week, at which committee members, a team of consultants provided by the state and a handful of residents discussed project ideas and offered input on how they believe the committee should move forward. more
The Town of Hempstead hired Walden Environmental Engineering Consultants to conduct a feasibility study on acquiring a portion of New York American Water’s Nassau operation, and to be completed … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order on Monday, Nov. 5 which provides for any voter in Nassau County who was displaced by Hurricane Sandy to vote by affidavit ballot at any poll site in New … more
As the New York Islanders gear up for the National Hockey League playoffs starting Aug. 1, the name of their future home at Belmont Park was made official Wednesday, when UBS announced its exclusive … more
Saying “No New Yorker should have to choose between their health and their right to vote,” N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered mail-in ballots in local school elections to be counted if received by June 16. more
About 800 000 people in New York State applied for unemployment benefits this week, Gov.Andrew Cuomo said Friday, setting an all-time one week record. Nationwide, 6.6 million applied for such … more
The Public Service Commission has extended the deadline by which local municipalities and authorities can submit proposals for a public takeover of New York American Water, which could halt the … more
County Executive Laura Curran delivered a 23-minute address Thursday night that was at once hopeful, but stark in its assessment of the psychic and monetary toll the coronavirus pandemic has … more
Douglas Tuman (R-West Hempstead) defeated Cindy Grosz in the 4th Congressional District Republican primary race 74 to 25 percent. Tuman, 39, is now set to challenge U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice in … more
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