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Multiple ambulance calls throughout the weekend kept the Long Beach Fire Department on its toes. Firefighters rushed to extinguish a house fire in the Canals Saturday at around 8:40 p.m., fire … more
Former longtime Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 employee Joe Samoles announced that he is challenging Tom Lanning for a seat on the board of commissioners in the June 20 election. more
If the Village of East Rockaway’s proposed budget passes as presented to the board of trustees on April 8, it would pierce the state’s 2 percent tax levy cap. more
East Rockaway Mayor Bruno Romano and Trustees Gordon Fox and Richard Bilello were sworn into office for another term at the Village of East Rockaway’s annual reorganization meeting on April 8. more
One month after North High School students spoke before the Central High School District Board of Education, decrying the condition of the school’s facilities, North parents, teachers and students again filled the cafeteria at Memorial Junior High School on April 9 to demand answers from district administrators. more
As the Long Island Power Authority continues to seek a reduction in its property-tax payments on four National Grid-operated power plants — including the E.F. Barrett Generation Station — Island Park residents met with a Northport-based coalition on April 11 to protest the efforts, which would significantly raise taxes in the communities. more
Tackling divisiveness, disrupting the status quo, showing up for something you believe in and changing the world were just a few of the messages former Ohio Gov. John Kasich shared with a crowd of several hundred at Molloy College on April 10. more
Long Beach School District officials proposed a $142 million budget for the 2019-20 school year at the March 28 Board of Education meeting, a $2.5 … more
Tom Muscarella, the Garden City Republican tapped by the County GOP to run for convicted Hempstead Councilman Ed Ambrosino's seat, is likely to be seated before he begins campaigning. At next week's Hempstead Town Board meeting, the Republican-controlled board is set to appoint Muscarella to the seat left empty after Ambrosino resigned, over the objections of Democratic Town Supervisor Laura Gillen. more
Fresh off winning re-election to the Village of Freeport board of trustees on March 19, Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez assumed his usual seat in the board room for the monthly village meeting on Monday — the same seat he has held since 2007. more
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