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There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can. more
When he first ran for president in 2008, Barack Obama took a lot of flak from opponents over his college days as a “community organizer” — work that has never been easy to … more
Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should. more
New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago. more
Tom Suozzi’s path to the governor’s mansion won’t be an easy one — especially since he’ll have to win a June 28 Democratic primary that includes a popular incumbent, Kathy Hochul. more
In the villages of Atlantic Beach, Lawrence, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Bay Park, 15 candidates, five mayors, 11 trustees and two village justices ran unopposed for re-election, retained their board … more
Early voting for the gubernatorial and state senate primaries is under way in the Five Towns and the surrounding Queens community of Far Rockaway. more
Identical to the smaller villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Neck and Woodsburgh, Atlantic Beach and Lawrence incumbents are running unopposed in this year’s elections. Voting is on June 21. more
Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after his 2019 conviction on charges he and his wife accepted bribes from an Oyster Bay contractor. more
A Rockville Centre woman is facing backlash from several religious leaders, residents and elected officials after she told the village board at its meeting on April 4 that it should prohibit new houses of worship in residential zones, in what was interpreted by many as an antisemitic request. more
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