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Long Island Homeowners on the Brink of Foreclosure Demand Cuomo Use $920 Million in Settlement Funds for Foreclosure Victims

January 16th, 2015

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Long Island Homeowners on the Brink of Foreclosure Demand Cuomo Use $920 Million in Settlement Funds for Foreclosure Victims

  Urge governor to use money from banks who gave out fraudulent mortgages to help homeowners Long Island homeowners and advocates gathered at the home of New York Communities for Change member Charles Pollydore, a homeowner from Hempstead on the brink of homelessness. Mr. Pollydore and other community residents moved out furniture from Mr. Pollydore’s home into […]

Hempstead Town Appoints Bruce Blakeman and Erin King Sweeney to Board

January 14th, 2015

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Hempstead Town Appoints Bruce Blakeman and Erin King Sweeney to Board

Erin King Sweeney to serve 5th District, Bruce Blakeman Named to 3rd District The Hempstead Town Board has moved to fill two vacancies, appointing Erin King Sweeney as Councilwoman in the 5th District and Bruce Blakeman to the 3rd District’s Councilmanic seat. Sweeney will be replacing Councilwoman Angie Cullin, who has retired from her post […]

FBI: Bartender planned to poison him Boehner (Video Report)

January 13th, 2015

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FBI: Bartender planned to poison him Boehner (Video Report)

WCPO-Cinncinnati reports that John Boehner’s West Chester bartender planned to poison him. FBI says man said he was Jesus, Boehner was the devil. For more, CLICK HERE.

Major Crime Down 9.5% in Nassau County — and Down 25% since 2009

January 13th, 2015

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Major Crime Down 9.5% in Nassau County — and Down 25% since 2009

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a countywide 9.5% decrease in major crime across all precincts in 2014, continuing a downward trend that began in 2009.  Since 2009, Nassau has seen crime numbers drop by 25%, including a 66% reduction in murder rates, a 27% decrease in robberies, and a 26% reduction in […]

Ed Mangano Sets Special Election for February 24th

January 7th, 2015

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Ed Mangano Sets Special Election for  February 24th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in compliance with the Charter of the County of Nassau, ordered and proclaimed that an election be held on 24th day of February in the year 2015 for Member of the County Legislature, to fill the vacancy and unexpired term in the 12th Legislative District due to the election […]

Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin and The Incoming Freshmen Of Congress

January 4th, 2015

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Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin and The Incoming Freshmen Of Congress

AP reports that the House of Representatives will welcome 58 freshmen this coming week, 43 Republicans (including Zeldin) and 15 Democrats, pushing the GOP majority to 246 members, the most since the Great Depression. In the Senate, 13 new lawmakers, all but one of them Republican, will be sworn in, flipping control of the chamber […]

Mario Cuomo, former New York governor, dead at 82

January 2nd, 2015

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Mario Cuomo, former New York governor, dead at 82

  Ever-eloquent Mario Cuomo, a son of Queens who rode his rhetorical gifts to three terms as New York governor and tantalized Democrats by flirting with a run for President, died Thursday, reports the Daily News. The family of former Governor Mario M. Cuomo announced that the Governor passed away from natural causes due to […]

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Inaugural Address in New York City

January 2nd, 2015

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NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Inaugural Address in New York City

In 2nd Term, Governor Pledges to Take On the Biggest Challenges Facing New York State Today: Restoring the Promise of Education, Creating New Economic Opportunities, and Securing Justice for All Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul today delivered inaugural addresses at a ceremony in One World Trade Center in New York City. […]

2014: The Year Water Quality Gets Overdue Attention

December 29th, 2014

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Mike Clifford | New York News Connection A drumbeat of news coverage concerning Long Island Water Quality was a major factor, local advocates say, in getting much needed action on the issue. Carl LoBue, senior marine scientist with the Nature Conservancy on Long Island, says 2014 was the first year Long Islanders got weekly water-quality […]

Cuomo Declares: No Fracking for Now in NY

December 29th, 2014

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Mark Scheerer | New York News Connection In a long-awaited announcement, the administration of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday ruled the potential health and environmental risks of fracking for natural gas are too great and not enough is known about them to allow it in New York. In extending a de facto ban […]

Santa Claus Re-imagined in new Holiday Book

December 19th, 2014

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Santa Claus Re-imagined in new Holiday Book

In 1823, the Troy Sentinel published “A Night Before Christmas” by New Yorker Clement Clark Moore, giving America its first glimpse at today’s modern imagination of Jolly Ole St. Nick. In 2014, 150 years later, another New York author, Long Islander James Henry, has magically re-imagined Santa Claus in the soon to be classic Kwanzaa […]

Suggested 2015 Cuomo Resolution: “Get Back to Science” on Climate Change

December 10th, 2014

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Suggested 2015 Cuomo Resolution: “Get Back to Science” on Climate Change

Mike Clifford | New York News Connection It’s time to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions, and local environmental advocates would like to see Governor Cuomo resolve to get back to science when it comes to climate change. Peter Iwanowitz, executive director with Environmental Advocates of New York, credits Cuomo with taking strong stands acknowledging […]

24/7 Holiday Support for Millions of NY Family Caregivers

December 10th, 2014

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24/7 Holiday Support for Millions of NY Family Caregivers

  Mike Clifford | New York News Connection The more than 4 million family caregivers in New York can be so busy caring for others that, during the holidays, they end up feeling isolated and alone. advocates say. Whether they are caring for a family member, neighbor or friend, said Laura Palmer, associate state director […]

Hungry and Homeless Thanksgiving for Some Long Islanders

November 26th, 2014

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Hungry and Homeless Thanksgiving for Some Long Islanders

Mark Scheerer | York News Connection Thanksgiving week finds New York nonprofits that focus on hunger and homelessness stretched tight, even two years after the havoc of Superstorm Sandy. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and chief executive of Island Harvest, says it’s been a “tough year.” The food pantries and agencies her group serves have requested […]

Out of the Shadows in NY: Tens of Thousands Able to Legally Work

November 26th, 2014

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Out of the Shadows in NY: Tens of Thousands Able to Legally Work

Mike Clifford | New York News Connection President Obama signed a pair of executive orders that will delay deportation for millions nationwide, a move that opens the door for many undocumented New Yorkers to legally find work. Maryann Sinclair Slutsky, executive director with Long Island Wins, says Obama’s action will affect tens of thousands of […]

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