Curran Becomes First Woman Elected As Nassau County ExecutiveWith all precincts now reporting, Democrat Laura Curran leads Republican Jack Martins with 51 percent of the vote to Martin's 48.
Curran Declares Victory In Tight Race To Replace Indicted Nassau Executive Ed ManganoNumber one on voters' minds seemed to be endemic corruption, dishonesty, and backroom deals.
Corruption The Hot Topic In Nassau County Executive RaceEthics are taking center stage in the Nassau County executive race, a county that has seen a parade of handcuffed politicians.
Nassau County Executive Candidates Weigh In On Unpopular Government FeesA critical election is coming up on Long Island, as Nassau County voters will soon pick a new county executive.
Both Nassau Executive Candidates Take Issue With New Fees In County BudgetA property tax cap is forcing Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island to find other sources of revenue for 2018.
Questions Surround Use Of Taxpayer Funds To Cover Nassau Political FlyersGovernment funded flyers that arrived this week, have one party accusing the other of lying to residents at the taxpayers' expense.
Chuck Schumer Fends Off Challenge From Little-Known NYC Lawyer In Senate RaceThree-term Democratic New York U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer won reelection Tuesday night, beating a challenge from a little-known and poorly funded Republican New York City lawyer.
MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To InterveneThe latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.
Previously Canceled Common Core Public Forums To Be RescheduledNew York State Department of Education Commissioner John King, Jr. canceled the meetings following what he called "disruptions caused by the special interests'' during the first meeting in Poughkeepsie.
New York State Considers New Ways To Keep Trucks Off ParkwaysA state DOT task force will consider solutions to the problem next month.
Court Strikes Down MTA Payroll Tax; Massive Transit Hikes PossibleAstronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.
Boy Scarred In Iraq On L.I. For Medical TreatmentYoung Abdin Hadi was injured as a toddler when a car bomb exploded, sending a live wire across his face which left him severely scarred. A group of non-profit agencies has brought him and his family to Long Island for treatment by a plastic surgery group.