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Two Long Beach Middle School students may have been followed by a female driver near Park Avenue and Neptune Boulevard while on their way home on Thursday, according to the school district.In a … more
When the power generators are running on diesel fuel at the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility at times each day, a plume of yellow smoke can be seen spewing from the plant, filling the air in nearby yards and parks with odors and toxins. That has residents worried about the potential health effects of inhaling diesel exhaust. more
Lynbrook residents will soon get a chance to share their opinions and learn about a developer’s plan to build luxury rental apartments at the site of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn. The village board voted Monday night to set Oct. 21 as the public hearing date for the project. more
Tom Tweedy, former mayor of Floral Park, is challenging Tom Muscarella in the Town of Hempstead’s 2nd District race. The district encompasses Bellerose Terrace, Floral Park, Garden City, Garden … more
In the wake of a scandal at Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 in which former administrators were found to have abused their taxpayer-funded positions to enrich themselves through illegal insurance and dental benefits, the board unanimously voted to hire a lawyer to look into the issue. more
“Virginia Woolf famously stated that a room of one’s own is necessary for writing fiction — a physical space is necessary to embody ideas,” Katherine Zito, the president of the Friends of the … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Franklin Square officially has a new landmark, after the Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously on Oct. 2 to grant the hamlet’s movie theater historic status. The Franklin Theatre, which became … more
More than 275 volunteers participated in the 34th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day at New York Avenue beach on Sept. 21. The city partnered with the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center … more
A flood protection project years in the making was given another push forward on Oct. 2, when the City Council voted unanimously to approve a nearly $10 million contract for the construction of … more
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