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The Urban League of Long Island and its corporate partners are hosting The Sandynow.org: Super Storm Sandy Recovery Expo on Saturday, to help Long Island residents still suffering from the storm.
Scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, the expo aims to assist residents with construction, insurance claims, and bank and legal issues. The Urban League said licensed...Read more »
Free job preparation workshops are being offered Thursday and May 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mitchel Field Athletic Complex, located at 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in East Garden City, across from the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
Professionals from reputable personnel staffing agencies will conduct the workshops. Pre-registration is required by calling 516-227-7692 or 516-227-8656.
“We encourage...Read more »
Riverhead’s five elementary schools will get a Project Fit America program and special athletic equipment to go with it, paid for by two $60,000 donations from the Suffolk County Diabetes Education program and Peconic Bay Medical Center.
It will be the first school district in New York State to get a program from the California-based project, which has raised $11 million over the past 13 years...Read more »
The Patchogue Village board of trustees has set a June 24 public hearing on a change of zone application for a proposed senior assisted-living facility.
Applicant D&F A.L. LLC of Patchogue wants to change the zone of a vacant parking lot on East Main Street from retail commercial to assisted living and housing in order to construct and operate the facility.
The three-story building...Read more »
The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a consultant to help with its security camera system.
The village has hired Suffolk Lock Security Professionals Inc., of Lindenhurst, to conduct an assessment of the village’s security cameras and write up a proposal for improvements. The village has agreed to pay the company no more than $2,000 for the work.
Clerk-treasurer Shawn Cullinane said the...Read more »
With election day for the budgets of Long Island’s 124 school districts soon approaching, Newsday has prepared a comprehensive School Voters Guide that will help prepare you to make decisions on May 22 that will affect local taxes and the future of services to students in your district.
In addition to the proposed budgets of each district, our searchable guide includes information on where...Read more »
The opening date of the trial of Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla will be selected on May 28, a spokesman for the Nassau district attorney’s office said Tuesday.
Bonilla was charged in September with misdemeanors stemming from allegations he tried to obtain “intimate and personal photographs” of a female subordinate who had accused him of sexual harassment, according to a criminal complaint.
He...Read more »
Half Hollow Hills School District officials are seeking members for a steering committee, which will provide input on school facilities and recommend up to two schools to close. All Half Hollow Hills schools are slated to remain open in 2013-14, but board president James Ptucha said officials will be looking at possible closures the following year amid declining enrollment and tight finances.
The...Read more »
Nassau County residents coping with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy can seek free and private counseling services this month in various locations.
Legis. David Denenberg (D-Merrick) and Project Hope of the Mental Health Association of Nassau County announced the initiative, which involves group or one-on-one counseling for Sandy victims in multiple locations: Bellerose, East Meadow, Carle...Read more »
The East Hampton Town board will hold a public hearing Thursday night on a proposal to give itself the authority to raise landing fees at the town’s airport without having to first call a formal public hearing every time it wants to change the fee structure.
Once it gets that authority to raise fees “from time to time,” the board expects to vote on another resolution to raise fees landing...Read more »