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Beware of ‘friends’ bearing pyramids

Pyramid schemes are nothing new. For more than two centuries individuals or groups that are interested in separating people from their hard-earned cash have found new and creative ways to lure unsuspecting victims. 

  • icon Updated: January 29

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Where is the Assembly for women?
Posted: January 29, 2015

For the third time in the past year, I joined the overwhelming majority of my Senate colleagues in, once again, voting for a series of women’s equality bills that fight discrimination in our laws, ensure equal pay for equal work, and assist women who are victims of human trafficking, violence, and harassment.  

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Thoughts as we honor Dr. King
Posted: January 22, 2015

I grew up in what can only be described as a blue-collar household, in a community where a premium was placed on hard work, self sufficiency, and respecting authority in all forms - parents, teachers, elders, and the police. 

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Thursday 01/08/2015
Manhasset resident takes oath as county's top prosecutor
Updated: January 09, 2015 - 3:31 pm

Manhasset resident Madeline Singas took the oath of office as Nassau County’s acting district attorney on Tuesday, succeeding newly sworn-in U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City). 

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Ra named ranking member of education committee
Updated: January 09, 2015 - 3:30 pm

State Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) was reappointed as a ranking member of the state Education Committee on Monday.

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‘We are bound one to another’
Posted: January 08, 2015

know it’s probably not true, but it seems the promise and excitement of the New Year always brings with it a bit of heartache.  

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Rep. Rice selects congressional staff
Updated: January 09, 2015 - 3:30 pm

New U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice has set her congressional staff for offices in Washington and Garden City, the Democrat’s hometown.

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Friday 01/02/2015
Mario Cuomo, former three-term governor of New York, dies at 82
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 1:47 pm

Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York who was twice considered a Democratic presidential favorite, died Thursday hours after his oldest son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was sworn in for his second term. He was 82.

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