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The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
To obtain resident opinion on such diverse topics as flood mitigation, zoning, and wildlife, the Village of Woodsburgh held an open house at Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library on June 27 and an online survey until July 12. more
As part of what Seawane Country Club officials earlier in the year called a 10-year plan to sustain the 91-year-old Hewlett Harbor facility, they have submitted an application to subdivide two lots, sell the parcels for residential development to create revenue for the club, which is struggling financially as membership has declined. more
The vacant Superfund site at 175 Roger Ave. in Inwood has generated interest from bidders since the building demolition was completed in February, however one of the bidders claims his offers was disregarded by Nassau County. more
Nearly three years have passed, but the Nassau County Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to examine, in part, if storm gates can be installed at the Jones and East Rockaway inlets, will require more time, according to Scott Sanderson, section chief of coastal planning for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. more
To the Editor: Recently, an “Official Woodmere Golf Course Survey” was sent to several thousand residents in Woodmere and areas bordering the Woodmere Club (“Survey for Woodmere Club says?” May 30-June 5). The survey was crafted and sent without my input or support. more
Elections in New York are going to be a bit different this year. Because of changes made this winter to the state law intended to have federal, state and local primary races fall on the same day, … more
The results are in for the village elections in the Five Towns. more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
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