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Aisha Al-Muslim

I am one of two reporters, along with Patrick Whittle, covering the Town of Hempstead. I also report on the villages of Hempstead, Freeport, Garden City, Malverne, Valley Stream and others. My goal is to report stories that interest residents in the town, while being informative, fair, accurate and balanced. I will be covering stories involving local politics, safety issues and economic development. I will also highlight community members and businesses making a difference or succeeding in the town. I also speak Spanish.

Twitter: @aishaalmuslim

Roundup: Long Beach accepting bids for parking mall reconstruction

The City of Long Beach on Thursday will start accepting bids for reconstruction of a parking mall on Park Avenue between Roosevelt and Neptune boulevards.

The rebuilding will include resurfacing and repaving with an asphalt composite pavement installed over a recycled concrete aggregate. The project also is to improve the storm water system and prevent chronic flooding issues that have plagued...

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Hempstead school district appeals over firing of principals

The Barack Obama Elementary School in Hempstead in

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The Hempstead school district has appealed a court ruling that found it had failed to comply with a state law when it fired three principals last year.

The school district filed a notice of appeal last week with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the state of New York, after a Nassau County Supreme Court judge decided last month in favor of the fired principals -- David Evans,...

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