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Editor’s note: This is the second of three parts of the Herald’s 2021 school board race coverage.   This year, two seats are being contested on District 13’s Board of … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other state and local officials on Wednesday called on the state Department of Health to allow beaches across the state to open at 100 percent capacity this … more
A team of health professionals and engineers have spent the last year reviewing more than 250 strategies to keep patrons safe at the new US Arena when it opens in the fall, and are now ready to … more
New York state on Wednesday legalized recreational marijuana use in New York — an effort years in the making — while setting regulations for a new industry and its taxation. Spanning … more
With the recent signing of the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus stimulus package — the third round of economic stimulus since the coronavirus pandemic began last March — New York is due … more
Nassau County has faced unprecedented issues over the past year, with the loss of more than 3,000 residents to the novel coronavirus and renewed calls for police reform. But through it all, County … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under increasing pressure to step aside or resign while investigations into sexual harassment accusations by four women and his administration's handling of data Covid-19 deaths at nursing homes last year are carried out by State Attorney General Letitia James and the Assembly. more
Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, who represents the 3rd Council District, is the pick of the Nassau County Republicans to run against County Executive Laura Curran, a Democrat, in November. more
Five members of the Long Island State Senate delegation — all Democrats — Friday signed a statement calling on Governor Cuomo, a Democrat, to step aside while a series of sexual … 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
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