Tag: Hewlett

Hewlett Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Wounded

A 20-year-old driver was killed and his three passengers were injured when the driver crashed his vehicle in Hewlett on Sunday night.

Todd Kaminsky Confirmed Winner of Ex-Sen. Skelos Seat

Nassau board of elections officials certified Monday that Democrat Todd Kaminsky, an Assemblyman from Long Beach, beat Republican opponent Chris McGrath, an attorney from Hewlett in the race for the ninth state senate district to replace ex-State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), who was expelled from office when he was convicted on federal corruption charges in December.

Kaminsky Claims Victory in Close Race for Skelos’ Seat; McGrath Not...

Democrat Todd Kaminsky declared victory in Tuesday’s special election for a New York State Senate seat that could sway the balance of power in the chamber, but Republican Christopher McGrath hasn’t conceded. Kaminsky, a freshman state Assemblyman and former federal prosecutor from Long Beach, leads McGrath, an attorney and first-time candidate from Hewlett, by 780 votes, according to unofficial results tallied by the Nassau County Board of Elections. If confirmed, a Kaminsky win could give state Senate Democrats a majority for the first time since 2009—although that also hinges on if a handful of breakaway Democrats that caucus with Republicans rejoin their party.

Voters to Decide Replacement for Skelos Seat

A special election Tuesday will decide who replaces ex-State Sen. Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), who was convicted of corruption.

Woodmere Attempted Baby Abduction Suspect Nabbed

Police said the suspect told a baby sitter: "Give me the dead baby."

Nassau Reopens Fifth Precinct in Elmont

The station house had been previously downgraded to a "community policing center" in a precinct consolidation.

Hewlett Man Killed in Hit-and-run

A 65-year-old Hewlett man died after being struck in Hempstead by two vehicles, one of which fled the scene on Monday, Nassau County police...

3 More Armed Home Invasions on Long Island Probed

Police are investigating three armed home invasions on Long Island within the past two weeks, one of which occurred on Christmas Eve—plus an attempt...

How L.I.’s Culper Spy Ring Helped Washington Beat the British

The Culper Spy Ring would come to be regarded as the most effective of any intelligence-gathering operation on either side during the Revolutionary War.

Nassau Cabs Offer Free Rides for Election Day

Senior citizens and physically challenged voters in select towns can hop a taxi for free from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. Tuesday.
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