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When Laura Gillen refused to concede in the race for her re-election to the highest seat in the Town of Hempstead, few were surprised. Much like her first term as supervisor, Gillen, a Democrat from … more
Republican Town of Hempstead officials celebrated at Town Hall on Jan. 7 as newly minted Supervisor Donald X. Clavin and the three of the town’s five council members took the oath of office. Former Supervisor Kate Murray was also sworn as town clerk, and Jeanine Driscoll stepped into Clavin’s previous position as receiver of taxes. more
Valley Streamers say it’s the brown water. It ruins clothing in the wash, and is regarded by a few as undrinkable. Some have said it gives off an odor, while another homeowner said he regrouts … more
After roughly five years of planning, borrowing, demolition and construction, Valley Stream’s waste transfer station on Arlington Road  opened on Nov. 15 to much fanfare, and a dedication … 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
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
The Village of Valley Stream appears set to receive its share of state aid after months of uncertainty over whether the payments would come through. Villages and towns across Nassau County will … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
Former Town of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino has been sentenced to six months in prison and three years supervised release for tax evasion. He was also ordered by a federal judge to pay … more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
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