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Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney announced on Sept. 12 that she was no longer seeking re-election to a second, four-year term on the Town Board.In a statement to the Herald Life, … more
Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney announced Thursday that she would no longer seek re-election to the Town Board. more
State Sen. John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford, will introduce legislation for a feasibility study that would assess whether the Suffolk County Water Authority could take over New York American Water’s Nassau County service areas. The announcement came a week after Citizens Campaign for the Environment released a report showing discrepancies among what residents across Long Island are paying for their water. more
For 90 years, everyone who has lived on Long Island for more than a few months or who has visited Jones Beach State Park has had a favorite story about it. The official anniversary of the … more
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin called on County Comptroller Jack Schnirman to resign on Tuesday amid an investigation into a “payout scandal” in Long Beach that Clavin … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran responded on Monday to the proposed “Assessment Bill of Rights” put forth last week by Republicans in the County Legislature, calling it an … more
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen announced the full slate of Democratic candidates for the upcoming November election on July 23 at Wynsum Avenue Park in south Merrick. more
The Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s annual summer Veteran Stand Down welcomed hundreds of Long Island vets on Tuesday in Freeport. The biannual event last took place in November, shortly … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed into law the Green Light Bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain New York state driver’s licenses. The State Assembly and Senate approved the measure in June. New York joins 12 other states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico in passing such legislation. more
State Sen. John Brooks recently sponsored a bill that could reshape the way Long Island’s public schools are funded. more
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