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Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order on Monday, Nov. 5 which provides for any voter in Nassau County who was displaced by Hurricane Sandy to vote by affidavit ballot at any poll site in New … 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
The Village of Valley Stream Board of Trustees is set to vote on whether to set May 21 as the date for a public hearing on the proposed townhouses at 1 Wallace Court on March 19 at 7 p.m. “In … more
Nearly 100 people died from a new strain of the coronavirus on Feb. 11, marking the deadliest day of the outbreak that began last month. It had already killed more than 1,000 people worldwide. 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
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
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
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … 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
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