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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
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
State Sen. John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford, last week introduced a proposal that, if enacted, will help to ease the property tax burden currently shouldered by residential ratepayers. The bill, … more
Long Island Republican leaders announced earlier this month that the party would back State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, a Republican from Sayville, in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Peter King in … more
Nassau Republican legislators called Friday for state and county investigations into the office of County Comptroller Jack Schnirman, who only a week ago said at a news conference that a phishing … more
New York’s new bail reform law is a scant three weeks old, and already Republican lawmakers are calling it a “disaster.” That was the word U.S. Rep. Pete King, a Seaford … more
Nassau County residents, and especially those along the South Shore, will find much for them in the proposals that Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forth in his Jan. 8 State of the State address, provided they … more
“My wife woke me up and told me we had another accident in the backyard,” recalled Calvin DuBois, 56, of Seaford. “I said. ‘Stop playing.’” DuBois, his wife, … more
The Nassau County Sherriff’s Department released a total of 29 prisoners from detention at the Nassau County Correction Center as the state’s new bail laws came into effect on Jan. 1. The … more
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
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