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Anne Donnelly, a career prosecutor who this week was named the Nassau Republican’s nominee for county district attorney, wasted no time on calling out what she sees as her opponent’s chief … more
Michael Cohen, a Lawrence native and former lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump, has filed a notice of claim against the federal Bureau of Prisons and could sue the government agency for $20 million accusing them of returning him to prison in retaliation for his plans to write a book about Trump. more
The results are in for the election in the Village of Hewlett Harbor that featured four candidates running for two trustee seats in an at-large election. Incumbent Trustees Leonard Oppenheimer and … more
Without any contested races in the Atlantic Beach and Lawrence village elections there was no mystery who was elected or re-elected on June 15. more
The uncontested June 15 village elections in Atlantic Beach, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Neck, Lawrence and Woodsburgh will not have the spiraling drama of last year’s presidential election, but what the municipalities’ ballot counting will lack in spectacle, there remains the nuts and bolts of our democracy: voting. more
Elections for trustee and village justice in Atlantic Beach, and Lawrence trustee are uncontested this year, but no less important as the trustees are to receive two-year terms and the village justice is a four-year term. Voting takes place on June 15. more
In the Lawrence School District, the $102.49 million budget was approved 1,097 to 308. Incumbent Trustee Heshy Blachorsky defeated Asher Matathias 1,117 to 206, incumbent Abel Feldhamer (1,220) ran unopposed, and both secured three-year terms. more
The proposed Lawrence School District budget for the 2021-22 school year, $102.49 million, is identical to the current operating budget. Board of Education trustees and district administrators have worked hard to keep costs down while making effective use of funds to upgrade academic programs and renovate school buildings. more
Having seven community members run for school board — people who are willing to be intimately involved in running the Hewlett-Woodmere School District — makes us smile. It also makes endorsing five of those seven more difficult, because they all articulated their ideas and opinions so well. more
Updated Nov. 7 at 11:50 a.m. Kathy Boockvar, a former Hewlett Neck resident who graduated from Hewlett High School class of 1986, and was appointed to be Pennsylvania Secretary of State by Gov. Tom Wolf last year is in the middle of the presidential election. more
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