State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) and Democrat Adam Haber squared off in a candidates forum at the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department’s Company 5 firehouse in north New Hyde Park on Wednesday to outline their platforms for representing the 7th state Senate District and greet potential voters.
Late at night on Sept. 11, 2001, Village of Mineola Mayor Scott Strauss helped rescue a Port Authority policeman buried in the burning rubble of the World Trade Center as a member of the New York City Police Department Emergency Services Unit.
Remembering those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Great Neck Vigilant Fire Department held a brief ceremony on Thursday at the Jonathan Ielpi Park Memorial in Firefighters Park.
There are too many lawyers and career politicians in the state Legislature, Democratic state Senate hopeful Adam Haber told Blank Slate Media on Friday, and not enough representatives with his background as a businessman.
Five Great Neck village mayors and one former mayor in a letter-to-the-editor sent to Blank Slate Media last Wednesday endorsed state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) in his bid for re-election to the 7th state Senate District, citing his record of addressing issues affecting the Great Neck peninsula.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has agreed to a court hearing on claims made by Great Neck native Jesse Friedman that he is innocent of a 25-year sex abuse conviction, according to court documents.
Republican Bruce Blakeman’s congressional campaign has accused Democratic challenger Kathleen Rice’s campaign of hiring a “D.C. insider” with past campaign finance violations to head a victory fund in the event Rice is elected to succeed Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in representing New York’s 4th Congressional District.