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Nassau Republican legislators called Friday for state and county investigations into the office of County Comptroller Jack Schnirman, who only a week ago said at a news conference that a phishing … more
It is stand up and be counted time. April 1 is Census Day, and it is no joke that responding to the federal government’s questionnaire — no matter how you do it — is important, according to officials. more
The late Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, is most commonly associated with the phrase “All politics is local.” more
When Laura Gillen refused to concede in the race for her re-election to the highest seat in the Town of Hempstead, few were surprised. Much like her first term as supervisor, Gillen, a Democrat from … more
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
With her mother, Peodora Jimenez; her husband, Wilder Reyes; and her eldest daughter, Elisabeth, in the audience, Inwood resident Laura Reyes told her life story... more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
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