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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
At 23 years old, Josh Lafazan became Nassau County’s youngest legislator in 2017. He is now in his second term, representing the North Shore’s 18th Legislative District. A registered … more
The race in the Town of Hempstead’s 6th Council District pits Republican political veteran Dennis Dunne, of Levittown, against newcomer Matthew Galante, also of Levittown, a Democrat. The stark … more
Republican Steve Rhoads has worked passionately for the residents of Nassau County’s 19th Legislative District over the past two years. In a term that became defined by a pandemic, the district … more
Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt, a Republican, is a true public servant. He is now in his second term as a legislator, and before that, the lifelong East Meadow resident was a New York state … more
In the race for Nassau County’s 15th Legislative District, which Levittown, Salisbury and parts of East Meadow, Bethpage, Wantagh and Seaford, incumbent John Ferretti, a Republican from … more
The Town of Oyster Bay is in better shape than it has been for many years, and there are a number of reasons. Under Supervisor Joseph Saladino, the town is no longer in financial trouble, and the … more
TTom Hand, Louis Imbroto and Michele Johnson should be re-elected to Oyster Bay’s town board for their continual efforts to assist residents and businesses. The Democratic challengers are … more
It’s the job nobody wants, but when you get a diagnosis of breast cancer, the job is yours. more
Race and racism are in the news and on our minds. In response, many thoughtful commentaries have referred to W.E.B. Du Bois and James Baldwin, both of whom, in their day, wrote about the “Negro problem.” more
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