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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
Nassau County Republicans kicked off their fall campaign at GOP headquarters in Westbury Friday, introducing their congressional and state candidates, who sounded traditional party themes of lowering … more
Four out of the five current Democratic candidates vying to be the Dems representative in the general election to replace Kathleen Rice attended a Meet the Candidates night hosted by the Bellmore-Merrick Democratic Club at the Merrick Road Golf Course Clubhouse on March 14. Rice announced she would not seek re-election last month. more
Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, convicted in 2019 of accepting bribes and kickbacks in exchange for backing $20 million in indirect loan guarantees to Oyster Bay Town, should receive 17½ years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s office recommended Thursday. more
Village of Malverne Mayor Keith Corbett has officially announced last week that he is running for Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice’s vacated seat in the 4th Congressional District seat. more
Former Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced on Thursday that she is running for Congress in the 4th District on Thursday. more
On Monday, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D-Woodbury) stood with faith leaders from around the county to announce a bill adding Lunar New Year, Eid al-Adha, and Diwali to the Compensated Holidays for Nassau County Officers and Employees. more
Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) hosted a press conference at Levittown Library calling on Gov. Hochul to restore her proposed $20 million cut to library construction aid included in her most recent budget plan. more
Stephen L. Drummond, a partner in the Queens-based law firm of Drummond and Squillace, took oath as associate village justice at the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Monday. more
As of Wednesday morning, Republicans in Nassau County-wide races were inching toward a GOP sweep. As the Herald went to press, Bruce Blakeman, the Republican Town of Hempstead councilman, had surged past incumbent Democrat Laura Curran in the race for county executive, with nearly all precincts reporting. At press time, an official winner had not been declared in the race, but Blakeman had 52 percent of the vote to Curran’s 47 percent. Close to 20,000 absentee ballots remained to be counted, however. On Wednesday morning, Curran had not conceded the race, saying, "This is not over, and we must trust the process." more
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