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A law firm that is investigating an Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 commissioner who allegedly made racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic social media posts was unable to interview him May 4 after he failed to attend a scheduled hearing. more
With a rate hike of as much as 26 percent facing New York American Water customers on May 1, elected officials have sought to save Long Island ratepayers tens of millions of dollars on their bills while creating a path for a public takeover of the water system. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other state and local officials on Wednesday called on the state Department of Health to allow beaches across the state to open at 100 percent capacity this … more
Island Park was in “significant fiscal stress” in 2020, a rating that officials from the state comptroller’s office said stems from the burden of a continuing recovery from Hurricane Sandy, which was only made worse by the coronavirus pandemic. more
The Oceanside School District and Island Park Public Schools will receive an increase in state aid for the 2021-22 budget. Oceanside will garner $25 million, while Island Park will net $3.2 … more
The potential for a return to normalcy rolled through Island Park on April 7 and 8 as the Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital “Vaxmobile” came to town. more
Many elected officials and community members offered varying opinions after New York state legalized recreational marijuana use last week. more
As the Oceanside Library prepares to undergo a major overhaul, officials have announced that it will soon move to a temporary home, where it will maintain all of its current services. more
A team of health professionals and engineers have spent the last year reviewing more than 250 strategies to keep patrons safe at the new US Arena when it opens in the fall, and are now ready to … more
Nassau County has faced unprecedented issues over the past year, with the loss of more than 3,000 residents to the novel coronavirus and renewed calls for police reform. But through it all, County … more
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