Laura Curran Takes Oath Of Office

Gov. Cuomo swears in first female county executive in Nassau’s history Nassau County Executive Laura Curran officially took office Monday, Jan. 1, in a ceremony...

Santino Departs Amidst Drama, Rancor

So much for a smooth, quiet transition. As the Anthony Santino era came to a close in the Town of Hempstead, the outgoing supervisor...

Disagreements Continue In Hempstead

Gillen’s wishes for installation dismissed These days, whatever gets decided by the Town of Hempstead Board of Trustees is sure to make someone—or many people—unhappy. At...

Political Shocker In Town Of Hempstead

Powerful GOP machine suffers setback It’s become an iron law of local politics that no Democrat could win the supervisor’s seat in the Town of...

Curran Takes Executive Office, Dems Make History

After a hotly contested campaign, Lauren Curran defeated Jack Martins in the race for Nassau County Executive—making the former legislator the first female county...

Santino: Town Headed In Right Direction

But opponents take issue with his vision, figures Chief executives have discretion when it comes to giving their state of the town addresses. Town of...

Santino Boasts Of Budget Turnaround

Days after “closing the books” on its 2016 budget, the Town of Hempstead held a press conference to highlight the results of the financial...

Hempstead Raises Age To Buy Tobacco Products

“Old enough to fight and vote, old enough to drink and smoke.” That tobacco industry lobby pitch to lawmakers contemplating upping the smoking age was...