Nassau County

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Nassau County Legislature Democrats want Sheriff Michael Sposato to resign after the district attorney found that he mishandled the case of a nurse who smuggled razors and drugs to inmates at the Nassau County Jail.

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The Oyster Bay Town Board once again did not appoint a replacement for Supervisor John Venditto at Tuesday’s town board meeting. Venditto resigned last week after he was indicted last year on federal corruption charges alongside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Mangano’s wife.

Fentanyl Is Deadliest Drug On Long Island

Dec 30, 2016
Tom Gannam / AP

The synthetic opioid fentanyl has surpassed heroin as the most deadly drug on Long Island. It has killed at least 220 people in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in 2016.

Nassau County’s fiscal control board approved the county’s 2017 budget, but only after the county legislature approved $36 million in cuts and new fees.

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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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