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Regulators from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation gave the nod on Dec. 20 to a $585 million plan to remediate the Bethpage plume, a 7-square-mile section of the groundwater … more
In one of its last actions before the holiday recess, the U.S. House of Representative passed a measure cosponsored by Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, and Seaford Republican Pete King to … more
The Seaford Public Library Board of Trustees has spoken – and John M. Scaparro, 57, of Seaford, has been chosen to fill the open seat on the library board. The seat was vacated after the … 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
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice announced on Nov. 26, that she was endorsing South Bed Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president. With the announcement, Rice, a Garden City Democrat whose 4th Congressional … more
It’s hard to replace a King, or at least it will be after U.S. Rep. Peter King retires from public office when his current congressional term ends next year. King, 75, an-nounced his retirement … more
Nassau County’s Democratic state senators met with representatives from Nassau and Suffolk county school districts at Seaford Middle School last week to discuss the state’s troubled system of … 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
The Nassau County Legislature approved County Executive Laura Curran’s proposed $3.56 billion 2020 budget on Oct. 28, on a vote of 17-2, two days before the Oct. 30 deadline. Republican legislators … 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
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