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Polls will be open in East Rockaway for a special election on Sept. 15 as Trustee Tim O’Hagan runs unopposed. more
Amid an outcry from residents and elected officials, New York American Water officials announced they were postponing a rate hike that was set to take effect on Sept. 1. The decision came after the utility took part in discussions with the state Department of Public Service and decided against moving ahead with the increase as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. more
With the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents unanimously voting to delay the start of high school sports until January, many Lynbrook and East Rockaway athletes, coaches and families expressed their disappointment. more
New York American Water has a planned rate hike that will take effect Sept. 1. more
With the Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 election fast approaching next month, the district’s board of dommissioners finalized its $8.9 million 2021 budget, which will include a 1 percent tax cut for the community. more
Work is progressing rapidly on $1.3 million turf fields that village officials approved as a way to enhance Greis Park. more
Standing at the site that once housed the controversial Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn on Aug. 6, Mayor Alan Beach and developer Anthony Bartone accepted Vision Long Island’s Smart Growth Award in front of a construction site and mounds of dirt where a luxury apartment complex will soon stand. more
Gene Scarpato was a singular, special human being. He was friendly, determined, and tenacious yet humble, while also being community-minded and a great family man. More than anything else, he was one of the kindest people I have ever known. He worked tirelessly for the village with his wife Virginia always at his side.  more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Rep. Tom Suozzi on Wednesday called on Republican senators to work with the Democratically led House of Representatives to pass another round of economic stimulus, only … 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
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