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I cover the Town of North Hempstead, along with my colleague Emi Endo. In addition to covering the local governments and economy, I'm interested in writing stories about the unique characters and communities that make up the Town of North Hempstead, with a particular focus on Port Washington and the Great Neck areas.
The North Hempstead town board is slated to vote Tuesday on whether to raise its salaries and those of other elected officials by as much as 37.5 percent.
Under the proposal, first shopped by interim Supervisor John Riordan last month, town board members would see their pay increase to $55,000 from $40,000 a year, a hike of $15,000, or 37.5 percent.
Other elected officials also would...Read more »
As investigators examined the fatal Metro-North train wreck that the governor on Monday said may be "speed-related," members of the Bronx community where the crash took place announced plans for a memorial service.
Members of the Riverdale community will gather Monday at 6 p.m. at a site overlooking the Spuyten Duyvil train station to offer "prayers of healing" and "thanksgiving"...Read more »