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The Town of Hempstead has continued to host free educational training sessions at local libraries on how to use naloxone nasal sprays properly to aid in the event of a suspected opioid overdose. … more
The seat in New York’s 2nd Congressional District is up for grabs. For the first time in nearly 30 years, U.S. Rep. Peter King’s name will not be on the ballot. King made headlines last … more
Regulators from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation gave the nod on Dec. 20 to a $585 million plan to remediate the Bethpage plume, a 7-square-mile section of the groundwater … more
In one of its last actions before the holiday recess, the U.S. House of Representative passed a measure cosponsored by Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, and Seaford Republican Pete King to … more
The Seaford Public Library Board of Trustees has spoken – and John M. Scaparro, 57, of Seaford, has been chosen to fill the open seat on the library board. The seat was vacated after the … more
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
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice announced on Nov. 26, that she was endorsing South Bed Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president. With the announcement, Rice, a Garden City Democrat whose 4th Congressional … more
Retailers in Seaford and Wantagh are struggling to come to grips with a new measure that takes effect on Sunday, banning single-use bags like those found at grocery checkout counters. And while some … more
Schools in Wantagh and Levittown were closed on Friday because of two positive tests for the COVID-19 virus. As of noon Friday, one Wantagh High School student and one staff member at the Gerald … more
The Nassau and Suffolk County Republican committees released their official slate of candidates last week, taking aim at two of the “Long Island Six” state senators whose election in 2018 … more
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