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May Newburger in 1976. The former state assemblywoman (Credit: Newsday)

May Newburger in 1976. The former state assemblywoman and North Hempstead Town supervisor died Thursday at her Great Neck home from complications of cancer. She was 92.

Politician May Newburger through the years

A look at former state assemblywoman and North Hempstead Town supervisor May Newburger though the years

May Newburger in 1976. The former state assemblywoman
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May Newburger in 1976. The former state assemblywoman and North Hempstead Town supervisor died Thursday at her Great Neck home from complications of cancer. She was 92.

May Newburger, right, reacts to election results at
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May Newburger, right, reacts to election results at her campaign headquarters in Great Neck. She joined the North Hempstead Town Council in 1992 and served as town supervisor from 1994 to 2003. (Sept. 12, 1995)

Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead, May
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Supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead, May Newburger, announces her bid for re-election. (May 23, 2001)

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New Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, May Newburger
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New Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, May Newburger introduces Tom Dwyer, her choice for councilman, at North Hempstead Town Hall in Manhasset. (Jan. 17, 2002)

North Hempstead Town Supervisor May Newburger smiles during
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North Hempstead Town Supervisor May Newburger smiles during an interview in her Town Hall office in Manhasset on April 23, 2003. Newburger, who mentored many prominent Long Island, state and national leaders, died Aug. 30, 2012, at her home from complications of cancer. She was 92. Newsday's obituary for May Newburger

Retired Town Supervisor May Newburger speaks after a
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Retired Town Supervisor May Newburger speaks after a plaque was dedicated in her name at North Hempstead's Eleventh Annual Women's Roll of Honor Breakfast in New Hyde Park. (March 25, 2004)

From left, Rep. Gary Ackerman, Sen. Charles Schumer
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From left, Rep. Gary Ackerman, Sen. Charles Schumer and Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman display a "May Newburger Cove" sign that will welcome visitors to the newly named cove on Hempstead Harbor upon federal approval. (Aug. 7, 2012)

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