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Taking the temperature of the country after a presidential election, especially one as controversial as 2020, that saw arguably the most divisive president in the nation’s history ousted after nearly four years of vitriol, could be considered a fool’s errand. more
A Hewlett Neck native who lives in Pennsylvania and played a pivotal role in the 2020 presidential election has had a penchant for making herself at home in new places. more
Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau County police officer, was to be sworn in Friday as Long Beach’s new top cop after a farewell ceremony at Nassau police headquarters.  Instead, … more
Coup, lies, sedition, terrorists and treason, words usually associated with countries undergoing violent upheaval. On Wednesday, those words painted the United States with the same brushes with one more word – insurrection. more
Hempstead Town officials handed out hundreds of boxes of food to Elmont residents in need last Friday, and announced a new program with Island Harvest to ensure that nobody within the town goes … more
When Deborah Salant heard that victims of the coronavirus pandemic were being stored in refrigerated trucks in New York City, she knew she wanted to donate her family’s two burial plots at … more
Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato, who rose from the Hempstead town council to become a U.S. senator from New York and one of the most powerful political figures in the country, has been … more
As President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris began making plans for a new administration, and as President Donald Trump’s legal team began its efforts to contest the election results in a handful of states where vote total remained close on Monday morning. Five Towns elected officials gave their reaction to the election results and the high turnouts. more
Updated Nov. 7 at 11:50 a.m. Kathy Boockvar, a former Hewlett Neck resident who graduated from Hewlett High School class of 1986, and was appointed to be Pennsylvania Secretary of State by Gov. Tom Wolf last year is in the middle of the presidential election. more
As of midnight on election night, tens of thousands of absentee ballots remained to be counted, making projecting winners in any number of races for Congress and the State Legislature tricky, if not … more
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