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October 13, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday endorsed two Democrats seeking second terms to battleground state Senate districts in New York.

Biden, the former vice president, backed Democrats Kevin Thomas and Jim Gaughran in their re-election bids. Both lawmakers flipped a pair of state Senate districts on Long Island... | read more ››

October 10, 2020

The Village Square plaza on Brewster Street was the scene of another ribbon cutting this past week, with the prior one occurring on Sept. 25 at Harbor Landing. Both marked RXR Realty’s Garvies Point developments.

“I love having all these ribbon cuttings,” Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke said. “Every week... | read more ››

September 30, 2020

HUNTINGTON STATION, NY — State Sen. Jim Gaughran (D-New York) secured $90,000 in state funding for the Huntington Manor Fire District, he announced Wednesday.

Huntington Manor Fire District will use the money to install security cameras outside of the fire station facing the street, and inside the building, according to... | read more ››

September 29, 2020

Surveillance cameras — some decades old — inside and around the exterior of Huntington Manor Fire District buildings are getting an upgrade.

State Sen. Jim Gaughran (D-Northport) recently secured $90,000 in state funds for the district to install and upgrade security cameras and equipment on its three properties.

The cameras... | read more ››

September 27, 2020

Local officials are making sure everyone gets counted in this year's census.

Rep. Tom Suozzi, Glen Cove Mayor Tim Tenke and state Sen. Jim Gaughran held a census drive for residents to fill out the census and report that they live in the city.

Officials say Glen Cove is traditionally... | read more ››

September 25, 2020

A bill in the state Legislature seeks to expand the use of “extreme risk protection orders” as New York’s “red flag” law remains sparsely implemented in many places downstate.

The state’s “red flag” measure, one of the most high-profile gun laws in New York as of late, allows courts... | read more ››