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Plan to pull school zone cameras

Republican Nassau County lawmakers proposed legislation on Monday to repeal a controversial school speed zone camera program that has garnered widespread complaints from motorists and criticism from Democrats about the quality of the program’s rollout this past summer. 

  • icon Updated: December 11

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Friday 12/19/2014
Mineola village OKs $24,500 for emergency street light repairs
Posted: December 19, 2014

Mineola Trustees authorized $24,500 in emergency repairs on Wednesday after street lighting conductors were damaged about two weeks ago by village employees doing road work.

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Thursday 12/18/2014
Williston Park trustees praise revised Wendy’s plan
Posted: December 18, 2014

Village of Williston Park trustees expressed support on Monday for a revised plan by Wendy’s to replace its existing restaurant at 259 Hillside Ave. on Monday, but deferred a final decision on the eatery’s application.

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Williston Park trustees to agree to talk water rates with East Williston
Posted: December 18, 2014

Williston Park Mayor Paul Ehrbar announced Monday that the village will be sending East Williston trustees a letter agreeing to a meeting to discuss water rates, which have been a source of contention between the two villages for over three years.

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Herricks to purchase generators for schools
Posted: December 18, 2014

The Herricks School District plans to purchase four backup generators to power sections of its school buildings during emergencies, a move that members of its Board of Education said Thursday would cut down on the time students are out of the classroom and provide a source of electricity for residents during outages.

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Mineola school bids come in $1.2M high
Posted: December 18, 2014

The Mineola Board of Education announced Thursday that initial projections for a $3.8 million capital reserve project to repair the district’s schools were $1.2 million too low after bids were received.

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County honors 3rd Precinct officers as 'hero cops'
Posted: December 18, 2014

Two officers of the Nassau County Police Department’s Third Precinct were honored Monday during the department’s “Cop of the Year” awards for acts of heroism in response to a house fire in Albertson in April.

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Thursday 12/11/2014
Time to dream big in New York State
Posted: December 11, 2014

Have you ever stepped off a plane in another state and thought, “Wow, this airport is really nice?”  Or hopped on a commuter train from that airport that was absolutely pristine?  Maybe you’ve taken a road trip with your family and subconsciously noted how new and beautiful their highways were. Oftentimes, when you speak to a New Yorker who has visited another state, you almost always hear these kinds of observations.  Then you hear the rants about how New York, one of the richest states in the union, can’t seem to do better.

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