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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads faces a new challenger, Bellmore resident Jake Schuster, in the 19th District. The district includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport. more
Jason Abelove is challenging Don Clavin for Town of Hempstead supervisor. Ahead of Election Day on Nov. 2, the Herald asked the candidates questions about their goals and issues facing the community. more
The race for Nassau district attorney has quickly become one of the most hotly contested in the county, with Democratic State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, of Long Beach, and Republican Anne Donnelly, of … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation on Tuesday, catching New Yorkers off guard, particularly after he began his roughly 20-minute-long speech with a seemingly defiant tone, calling himself a fighter. more
County and state officials joined a chorus of voices across the country that have called for the immediate resignation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after New York’s Attorney General Letitia James released a blockbuster report Tuesday detailing allegations of sexual misconduct by the governor. more
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
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen is calling a recent contract extension between two town officials — Parks Commissioner Daniel Lino and Comptroller Kevin Conroy — and the Dover Gourmet … more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy called upon Governor Cuomo to return the Freeport Armory to the village at a press conference held outside the Armory on Monday. Kennedy wants to relocate the … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy is urging the state and federal government to undertake a study to determine if building ocean gates at the Jones Beach Inlet and the East Rockaway Inlet is feasible. At … more
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