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The Town of Hempstead and Mount Sinai South Nassau have announced that the hospital will establish a Covid-19 testing and vaccination mobile unit for town residents using more than $695,000 in CARES Act funds. more
The Village of Island Park will receive a relief grant of more than $30,600 to help reimburse unexpected expenses that were brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. more
In his Jan. 13 State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a $26 billion green-energy plan to increase solar and wind projects, including two offshore wind farms, one of which is slated to connect to the E.F. Barrett Generation Station in Island Park. 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
State lawmakers are pushing for new legislation that would enable special districts to unseat elected officials for inappropriate conduct after an Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 commissioner made alleged racially charged Facebook posts. more
After a challenging 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, Oceanside and Island Park officials and local leaders are looking toward a 2021 full of projects and goals. more
A long-awaited $8.9 million repair to Austin Boulevard, in Island Park, is one of 12 large-scale projects that Nassau County officials and labor leaders hope to fund with a $503 million federal infrastructure stimulus for the county that is now under consideration by Congress. 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
Oceanside Sanitation District No. 7 will be subjected to a county audit after what Nassau Comptroller Jack Schnirman called “a history of fiscal mismanagement.” more
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