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Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages, D-Elmont, has called on Valley Stream residents to boycott shopping at the Green Acres Mall on Black Friday. This comes after local property taxes increased as a result of millions of dollars in tax breaks that the mall received.

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Six out of seven members of the Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency resigned this week after they were criticized for granting millions of dollars in tax breaks to the owners of the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, Long Island.  

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The Hempstead Town Board on Long Island will vote to remove the members of its Industrial Development Agency later this month. This comes after the board granted millions of dollars in tax breaks to the owners of the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream. As a result, property taxes for homeowners have increased by hundreds of dollars.

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The largest town in America is proposing a law that would prohibit it from doing business with companies and individuals that are part of the “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” movement against Israel.

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A coalition of Long Island business leaders, developers, educators, and commuter advocates announced a report Tuesday that tallied the economic benefits of building a third track on the Long Island Rail Road. But despite what many say is a win for Long Island, a third track is still not on the planning boards.