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Incumbent Nassau County Legislator Carriè Solages defeated primary challenger Monique Hardial in the Nassau County 3rd Legislative District. Solages, who is seeking his 5th term in office, garnered … more
Elections in New York are going to be a bit different this year. Because of changes made this winter to the state law intended to have federal, state and local primary races fall on the same day, … more
For the past two years, Devi Arjune has been petitioning the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education to add Diwali to the school calendar — she has collected more than 2,000 online and 60 print signatures for her petition, and has garnered support from Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages and State Sen. Todd Kaminsky. On June 13, she continued her efforts by speaking to members of all four Valley Stream Boards of Education. more
Two Central High School District trustees surprised audience members at the district’s June 11 meeting, when they made motions to help fix North High School’s alleged crowding issue. First, … more
Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
Valley Stream School District 30’s Board of Education race became embroiled in controversy last week when, on the eve of the May 21 election, the principal of Shaw Avenue School appeared to endorse … more
Standing in a stark white rectangular retail space, empty except for a small table and three folding chairs, Shari James, of Valley Stream, remarked that something about the South Franklin Avenue … more
Valley Stream School District 30’s Board of Education race became embroiled in controversy last week when, on the eve of the May 21 election, the principal of Shaw Avenue School appeared to endorse … more
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