Online Local News Editor, Newsday
newsday.com — In the first contested mayoral race in four decades in the village of Lattingtown, turnout was extremely heavy when the polls opened Tuesday at noon. About a dozen people already were waiting to vote a few minutes after an initial problem with the two voting machines was resolved.
newsday.com — Newly appointed board members of the troubled Hempstead Village Housing Authority and the village mayor tried to overthrow the authority's chairman during a contentious board meeting last week. Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr., who appoints five board members -- two others are elected by residents -- said Friday that he picked local real estate lawyer Carlos Beltran as chairman Gilford Finch's replacement.
newsday.com — The Lindenhurst Village board has approved spending more than $6 million to replace its main firehouse -- a plan that involves building a new one, moving a historic building and relocating the village museum. The village has been trying for more than five years to figure out what to do about its aging main firehouse on Wellwood Avenue.
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