Nassau County business leaders last Thursday said that getting county residents to shop at local, small businesses was one of their top priorities.
The state Appellate Court ruled on Thursday that Nassau County is allowed to charge the Town of North Hempstead for a portion of tuition rates of North Hempstead residents attending any program at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan.
The North Hempstead town council on Tuesday held the first of two public hearings on its $125 million budget for the 2015 fiscal year, offering analysis from financial advisor Howard Weitzman and Deputy Supervisor Aline Khatchadourian.
In many ways, the race Adam Haber is running is a departure from the one he was in a year ago: a general election campaign against Republican Jack Martins rather than an internecine struggle against Democratic primary opponent Tom Suozzi, and a fight for a state Senate seat in Albany instead of the county executive’s office in Mineola.
For state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck), the campaign leading up to Election Day on Nov. 4 is not about what she’s done, but rather what she’s going to do with another two years in the state Legislature.
Democrat Kathleen Rice said Thursday that because she has lived in the 4th Congressional District her entire life - in an Irish-Catholic Garden City household with nine siblings - she has a firm grasp of the issues facing the people she is running to represent in Washington.