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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
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
Officials from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority came to Long Beach City Hall on Sept. 19 to present the state’s plans to bring 9,000 megawatts of offshore wind power to … more
When Laura Gillen refused to concede in the race for her re-election to the highest seat in the Town of Hempstead, few were surprised. Much like her first term as supervisor, Gillen, a Democrat from … 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
The Town of Hempstead owns roughly 750 plots of land, valued around $4.85 billion, according to Adam Haber, the town’s executive assistant for economic development and government efficiency. … more
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