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Martins, Haber square off at forum

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.

  • icon Posted: September 19

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