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Merrick’s Wynsum Park Playground Under Construction

DOUGLAS FINLAY After a four-year delay in which the former Hempstead Town supervisor agreed to and then reneged on a promise to build a children’s playground in south Merrick, construction is underway on the playground after a groundbreaking in August at
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2018 ELECTIONS: US 4th Congressional District

Incumbent Congresswoman Kathleen Rice represents the 4th Congressional District and is being challenged by Bellmore resident Ameer Benno. Congresswoman Rice’s campaign did not respond to several requests to answer these questions by press time. AMEER BENNO   What is the current
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Landmarks Commission Sets Second St. Matthias Church Hearing

A second hearing on the status toward land marking the historical St. Matthias Episcopal Church at 23656 Jerusalem Avenue has been set for Tuesday, November 20, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Old Town Hall. The Town of Hempstead Landmarks Commission
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2018 ELECTIONS: NYS 8th Senatorial District

Incumbent state Senator John H. Brooks, who put the seat into Democratic hands for the first time in 50 years, is being challenged by Jeff Pravato JOHN BROOKS What is the current State of the State? The state of our State
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Veterans Day – Nov. 11 – Ceremonies in Your Neighborhood

BELLMORE The North Bellmore American Legion Post 1749 based at the VFW Post 2770 hall on Bedford Avenue in Bellmore will hold its annual Veterans Day gathering in front of the Veterans monument at the North Bellmore Public Library on Sunday,
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Warming Up to Harvest Soups

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP Stephanie Mione  Two butternut squashes peeled, and cut into 1-inch cubes. Lay out on a baking sheet and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Roast in the oven at 425 degrees for about