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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
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages was appointed deputy majority leader for the New York State Assembly on Jan. 8. As part of the role, she will be responsible for aiding Majority Leader Crystal … more
The village has rescheduled a hearing and vote to rezone a stretch of South Franklin Avenue for Jan. 11. If approved, the measure could pave the way for the construction of a 35-unit, four- and … 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
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages led Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Legislator Carrié Solages, Deputy Commissioner of Public Works Joe Pecora and New York State Department of … 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
Last Saturday saw the conclusion — at least unoffically — of a historic presidential election, with major news networks projecting that former Vice President Joseph Biden had become the … more
Election Day 2020 turned out to be a wild one. As of midnight on Tuesday, tens of thousands of absentee ballots remained to be counted in Nassau County, making projecting winners in any number of … 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 … more
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