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There aren’t many people who can say they’ve come close to beating Andrew Cuomo — especially at the height of the former governor’s popularity. But Rob Astorino can. more
When he first ran for president in 2008, Barack Obama took a lot of flak from opponents over his college days as a “community organizer” — work that has never been easy to … more
Harry Wilson doesn’t have the most recognizable name among those running for governor — in either party. But then again, as the self-proclaimed turnaround expert might say, maybe he should. more
New York hasn’t backed a Republican governor since George Pataki was re-elected for the second time some 20 years ago. more
Tom Suozzi’s path to the governor’s mansion won’t be an easy one — especially since he’ll have to win a June 28 Democratic primary that includes a popular incumbent, Kathy Hochul. more
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
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
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday produced a series of 2010 emails they allege depict former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto and former County Executive Ed Mangano’s alleged efforts to work around laws and guarantee loans to a local restaurateur. more
A committee of local residents and a team of private consultants, tasked with developing a plan for “new infrastructure and other mitigation” in Bellmore and Merrick to lessen the impact of future catastrophic storms, have produced a list of “potential priority projects,” which in the next few weeks they must narrow down to five to 10 shovel-ready projects that could qualify for $12 million in government funding. more
One year after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to Long Island’s electrical grids, New Jersey-based energy company PSE&G is preparing to replace LIPA in managing … more
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