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Editors note: The state's legislative session ends on June 20 and the Herald will be releasing a follow-up story on the state of voting reform in our next edition.  As the state legislative … more
The last few minutes of the Valley Stream Central High School District’s June 12 Board of Education meeting were tense, as Trustee Armando Hernandez surprised fellow board members with a motion to revoke the district’s decades-old school-choice policy. more
Dean Skelos, the former Rockville Centre politico who rose to become speaker of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, are scheduled to return to federal court on June 18 to face charges that Dean … more
Residents are contemplating who they will vote for next Tuesday at the Village of Bayville elections. Mayor Paul Rupp is not seeking re-election. Two candidates, Deputy Mayor Joe Russo and current … more
Five Bayville residents vying for seats on the village’s Board of Trustees gathered at the Bayville Community Center for a Meet the Candidates forum on Monday. The candidates — all from the … more
The ongoing legal drama surrounding the development of the long-vacant Superblock property took another twist late last month, when a group of residents filed a motion to dismiss a $100 million … more
The greatest hits of The Allman Brothers Band will be celebrated for the second time by The Michael Allman Band at The Long Beach Inn this Sunday at 6 p.m. There will be no cover charge for the … more
DuWayne Gregory and Liuba Grechen Shirley both want Peter King out of his 2nd District seat, and are ready to unify the Democratic Party’s support under whoever wins the June 26 Democratic Primary. more
With a vote of 14 to 3, the State Board of Regents has tentatively approved new regulations that would penalize districts with significant numbers of students opting out of standardized tests. more
Hundreds of canoers, kayakers, paddle boarders and rafters are set to hit the water Saturday in East Rockaway for the inaugural South Shore Blueway Festival at Hewlett Point Park. more
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