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Jamie Ward has spent 11 years counseling Wyandanch High School students, advocating for them to be exposed early on to the benefits of higher education.
After years of bringing high school and middle school students to visit local college campuses, requiring them to practice submitting college applications and attend orientations, she was recognized for her efforts — and was determined to...Read more »
Southwest Airlines added five seasonal nonstop flights to its Long Island MacArthur Airport lineup last week in anticipation of spring break travel.
Southwest started 2013 with 13 flights departing from MacArthur, and will be up to 18 for February with added flights to Florida destinations: Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando and West Palm Beach.
In March, Southwest will take...Read more »
The Baldwin Civic Association Inc.’s Potential New Business Committee, in partnership with G&G Long Island Farmers Markets, will hold the grand opening of Baldwin’s first indoor farmers market Saturday.
The Baldwin Farmers Market will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 1. The winter market will be in the Baldwin American Legion Post 246, on 2754 Grand Ave.
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Representatives of the state Department of Financial Services continue to visit locations in Nassau County to help homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by superstorm Sandy.
The department’s representatives can meet with residents inside the agency’s Mobile Command Center Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Cedar Creek Park, Merrick...Read more »
Tuesday is “Grievance Day” in Sag Harbor, the day when local property owners can go to Village Hall to complain that their homes or businesses are overassessed for tax purposes.
Assessments are set by each town in Suffolk. Many villages use town records to determine property values, which means those residents must file complaints with the town assessor; they can also go to the town “Grievance...Read more »
Christian Haerter sat in the driver’s seat and couldn't tear his eyes off the hood of his 1953 Dodge M37 Power Wagon.
It made him proud to see an airbrushed painting of his son, Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter, a Marine killed by a car bomb in Iraq in 2008 at the age 19, in military uniform standing in front of an American flag.
Haerter purchased the classic military vehicle for $6,500 two...Read more »
In what will be the most significant turnover of elected leadership in Amityville Village in more than a decade, three candidates have said they will run for mayor next month — James Wandell, an accountant, board of trustees member Edward Johnson and deputy mayor Peter Casserly.
Six newcomers also have said they will challenge for two trustees’ seats.
The vacancies opened when Mayor...Read more »
Greenport Village residents will vote next month to select two trustees for the village board, the first election for a village position on the East End this year.
Three candidates, including incumbent Mary Bess Phillips, filed by the Wednesday deadline to run in the March 19 contest. Most village elections are held either in March or June.
The other candidates in Greenport are Julia...Read more »
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced Wednesday a new network of programs and financial assistance to help victims of superstorm Sandy.
*The Community Development Corp. of Long Island offers emergency home repair loans of up to $5,000 to assist homeowners whose incomes are less than 120 percent of area median income. Call 631-471-1215, ext. 125 or email email@example.com.
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The newest Suffolk County legislator, Al Krupski, a former Southold Democratic town board member, spent three times more than Riverhead Supervisor Sean Walter in winning a special election last month with 67 percent of the vote, campaign finance reports show.
Krupski raised $75,774 and spent $66,826 in the Jan. 15 contest to fill GOP Brookhaven Supervisor Edward P. Romaine’s former 1st District...Read more »