Robert Pelaez

Robert Pelaez

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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The Village of Thomaston on Monday night unanimously repealed a local zoning law set in place earlier this year relating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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James drops out of gubernatorial primary, to focus on re-election as attorney general

State Attorney General Letitia James announced on Thursday that she was dropping out of the race  for governor, tightening the

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NIFA approves Nassau County’s $3.5 billion budget

Board members of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority unanimously approved Nassau County’s $3.5 billion budget for 2022 last week. The

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Ex-employee of former Port Washington business indicted for alleged embezzlement

A Massapequa Park woman was indicted on Monday for allegedly stealing more than $1 million from a former Port Washington

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