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Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
The Army Corps of Engineers has secured federal funding to conduct a comprehensive coastal protection study of the East Coast that includes Reynolds Channel, in what U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order on Monday, Nov. 5 which provides for any voter in Nassau County who was displaced by Hurricane Sandy to vote by affidavit ballot at any poll site in New … more
Atlantic Beach Mayor George Pappas and his children, George III and Mia attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Washington, D.C., on Friday. 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
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
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
Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre. more
The village trustee elections originally scheduled for March 18 have been  moved to April 28, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  The move is intended to reduce … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence and helped to hand out 500 turkeys and 500 individual meals on the day before Thanksgiving. more
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