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Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead. more
Just over two years into Laura Curran’s first term as county executive, the world was roiled by the coronavirus pandemic. Its continuing impact on life might have consumed lesser elected officials, but not Curran. more
Incumbent City of Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke is seeking a third term in the office he’s held since January 2018, while challenger Pam Panzenbeck, a former member of the Glen Cove City Council who lost her bid for re-election in 2019, is hoping to unseat him in the Nov. 2 election. The Herald posed several questions to each candidate to give readers an idea of where they stand on some of the issues. more
Since 2012, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton has actively taken on causes in Nassau County’s 11th Legislative District, and has made important changes. more
After finding ways to cut expenses and raise new sources of revenue, Tim Tenke deserves to be re-elected for two more years as mayor of Glen Cove. more
Democratic incumbent Laura Curran is running for her second four-term as county executive. Her Republican opponent is Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman. The Herald asked the candidates three pertinent questions to get their take on the issues. more
Though we found both candidates in the Nassau County clerk race to be strong, we see no reason to unseat Maureen O’Connell after all she has accomplished in the past 16 years. 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
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
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