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Two Long Beach City Council members are questioning whether a number of non-union employees should have received the hefty separation payments they recently did, including former City Manager Jack … more
Part two in an ongoing series.Dressed in olive-green fatigues and brandishing placards touting the legality of the AR-15 assault rifle, an estimated 300 to 400 gun rights advocates descended on … more
State Assemblywoman Missy Miller and Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford called on state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli last week to audit Long Beach after two City Council members questioned separation … more
By Bridget Downes bdownes@liherald.com Board of Education Trustee Darlene Tangney announced last week that she is not seeking re-election to a fourth term this year, paving the way for four … more
The Long Beach Board of Education voted 4 to 1 on April 12, with Dr. Dennis Ryan as the dissenting vote, to adopt a $140 million budget that is about $4.6 million larger than the current spending … more
A group of eight women from the Five Towns, Valley Stream and Massapequa Park fiercely believe that more honesty and principled thought need to be injected into the political process that produces government officials at every level. more
At the April 9 meeting of the East Rockaway board of trustees, officials proposed a 2018-19 budget of $10.3 million. If approved, it would be a 4.1 percent increase over the current budget. more
The East Rockaway board of trustees voted to end a ban on subdividing houses in the village at a public meeting on April 9. more
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s representative, Peter Kiernan, visited Nassau County more than once in late March to share an update of the governor’s plans for a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester. … more
The city said it would suspend weekend bus service after a $2.1 million bond measure to make up for separation payouts to city employees failed to pass at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, which … more
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