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Patrick covers the Town of Hempstead, the City of Long Beach and a slew of Nassau County villages. He has documented everything from Long Beach's fiscal crisis to a pumpkin-smashing contest at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
Before joining Newsday, Whittle reported for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, New Haven Register and New Bedford Standard-Times.
He was educated at Marist College and Columbia University.
The Long Beach City Council could vote Tuesday night to adopt a law that would provide property tax assessment relief for homeowners who suffered damage in superstorm Sandy.
The city could opt into the superstorm Sandy Assessment Relief Act the state adopted earlier this year.
The act states that cities and towns can adopt a law that grants assessment relief to Sandy victims. The act...Read more »
The John and Janet Kornreich Charitable Foundation will donate $300,000 to Literacy Nassau, a Freeport-based not-for-profit that provides tutoring for illiterate adults.
John Kornreich, trustee of the Old Westbury-based foundation, said in a statement that the charity donated to Literacy Nassau because of its commitment to fostering language skills in Nassau County.
“We are impressed...Read more »