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Nassau County elected officials expressed disappointment after Amazon announced Feb. 14 that it would drop its plan to open part of its second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. Richard … more
Wantagh resident Gina Barbara, a transportation and accessibility advocate, announced last week that she was running for Nassau County legislator in the 19th District. The seat is currently held by … more
Surrounded by dozens of supporters, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin announced on Feb. 19 his candidacy for Hempstead Town supervisor. “We need a supervisor that will put the … more
At least one pedestrian was struck by a car on Sunrise Highway in Seaford at about 3:30 on Tuesday afternoon, and Nassau County Police closed the road to through traffic, according to s witness.The … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo brought his 2019 budget road show to Woodbury last week with a rousing address to the Long Island Association. But while he gave significant nods to transportation, education, … more
Three dozen fourth- and fifth-graders at Forest Lake Elementary School in Wantagh buzz around the computer lab each week, giving up their recesses to create the school’s digital newspaper, the … more
Levittown Democrat Kevin Thomas was never supposed to win. The 34-year-old was running in the 6th Senate District last November against 15-term incumbent Kemp Hannon. Yet win he did, with just 50.6 … more
The Hempstead Town Board voted on Feb. 5 to table the hiring of an outside consultant to audit the Town Building Department. The roughly $155,000 measure was intended to offer recommendations on how … more
“Oskar Schindler saved my life, but Steven [Spielberg] gave me a voice.”Celina Biniaz was just 12 when Schindler, a Czech industrialist and Nazi Party member, saved her and her parents … more
On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening … more
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