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Todd Kaminsky casts a long shadow in Long Beach and the Five Towns, which make up much of the 9th State Senatorial District. Kaminsky was a state senator for eight years, and chaired the upper … more
Nassau County has nearly $70 million collecting a little dust in a bank account — but not for long. County Executive Bruce Blakeman has earmarked $2.5 million for opioid addiction treatment, … more
It’s a unique opportunity to reshape town lines and political power within Nassau County — an occasion that comes just once every decade. more
A group of senior citizens told the City Council Tuesday night that several of their important exercise, recreational and educational programs at the Long Beach Recreation Center had been eliminated, … more
In her Democratic primary race last month, Laura Gillen faced jabs from her opponent. She had lost her 2019 re-election bid for Hempstead town supervisor. Yet Gillen won the primary anyway. But … more
For nearly the past month, Pakistan has been impacted by severe flooding. With at least a third of the country underwater, the flooding hasn’t let up. As of Saturday Sep. 3, the cumulative … more
Both Mike DeLury and Ari Brown have hills to climb in their quest to represent an Assembly district that includes the barrier island and the Five Towns. With primaries now out of the way, their … more
Long Beach officials said they hope to wrap up talks next month with the Metropolitan Transportation Administration to settle a seven-year-old dispute that has blocked the construction of bulkheads … more
Laura Gillen is a step closer to claiming the open U.S. House seat left vacant by Kathleen Rice. The former Hempstead town supervisor was projected to win the Democratic primary for the 4th … more
The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday night to allow developer Sinclair Haberman to build two oceanfront apartment buildings as tall as 13½ stories, the final step in a decades-long … more
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