Robert Pelaez

Robert Pelaez

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Great Neck Library appoints Jenni Lurman to fill board vacancy

The Great Neck Library Board of Trustees appointed Jenni Lurman to fill the vacancy on the board left by former

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Nassau County nears 13% daily positive rate for COVID-19 cases

Nassau County’s daily positivity rate for confirmed coronavirus cases was 12.7 percent as of Monday, according to the latest statistics

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Former Getty Realty Co. Chairman Leo Liebowitz dies at 94

Former Getty Realty Corp. Chairman and co-founder Leo Liebowitz of Sands Point died from the coronavirus on Sunday at 94.

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Thomaston repeals controversial zoning law relating to previously proposed apartment complex

The Village of Thomaston on Monday night unanimously repealed a local zoning law set in place earlier this year relating

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Great Neck school officials discuss inquiry into teaching about racism

Great Neck school officials updated the public on the status of an inquiry into teaching about racism during Wednesday night’s Board

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Town of North Hempstead opts out of retail cannabis sales

The Town of North Hempstead opted out of permitting retail sales of cannabis in the unincorporated areas of the town

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Hofstra requires students, staff to get COVID-19 booster shots

Hofstra University staff and students are required to receive a coronavirus booster shot next month, according to a letter sent

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Blakeman will not enforce Hochul’s mask mandates in Nassau County

Nassau County Executive-elect Bruce Blakeman announced on Monday that he will not enforce Gov. Kathy Hochul’s updated mask mandate when

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DeSena claims town board is planning ‘deceitful post-election stunt’

North Hempstead Supervisor-elect Jen DeSena said Wednesday that a town council member had informed her that the board intends to

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Incumbent commissioners retain seats in Port Washington special district elections

Port Washington Police District Commissioner Angela Lawlor Mullins was re-elected to a three-year term on Tuesday. Mullins received 1,038 votes,

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Morris re-elected as Manhasset-Lakeville Fire and Water District commissioner

Manhasset-Lakeville Fire and Water District Commissioner Brian Morris won his re-election bid over Ahmed Shakir, 438 votes to 41. Write-in

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Vanessa Tamari elected as Great Neck Park District commissioner

Vanessa Tamari won Tuesday’s election for Great Neck Park District commissioner. Tamari received 1,803 votes, nearly 700 more than second-place

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Plans for mixed-use apartment on East Shore Road proposed at VGN public meeting

Plans for a 63-unit mixed-use complex on East Shore Road were presented during the Village of Great Neck’s Board of

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Hempstead opts out of retail cannabis sales, North Hempstead to vote on Thursday

The Town of Hempstead Board unanimously voted to opt out of the state’s marijuana legalization law, which permits the sale

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