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1999 Stories by Laura Conaway

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  • Revolting Developments

    published December 28, 1999

    The rumor sprouted last summer, quickly moving among Long Island environmentalists. Everyone knew that officials at SUNY Old Westbury planned to... More >>

  • Political Therapy

    published December 28, 1999

    Incoming Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg has decided to take action against a publicly funded Seaford charity that appears to have... More >>

  • Pride and Prejudice

    published December 21, 1999

    Nationally infamous Holocaust denier Bradley R. Smith has found another Long Island newspaper willing to publish his views: the student-run... More >>

  • Road Kill

    published December 21, 1999

    The dead boy lies among the folds of blue satin in the box at one end of the room. His long reddish hair and clipped goatee are framed by... More >>

  • The Numbers Racket

    published December 14, 1999

    Phoebe Goodman is the kind of longtime fiscal watchdog you'd expect to find scrambling alongside politicians and reporters to examine Nassau... More >>

  • It's the Pits

    published December 7, 1999

    Quietly, with little public notice, the Town of Oyster Bay is working to pass a zoning ordinance that could allow development of an... More >>

  • Revolt in Hempstead

    published November 16, 1999

    After spending 10 years suing the Town of Hempstead, newly elected Town Councilor Dorothy Goosby may soon be in the unusual position of suing... More >>

  • The Democrats' bash

    published November 16, 1999

    The lights went out in Democratic candidate Bonnie Eisler's house just before the polls closed Nov. 2 and the last of Nassau County's voters... More >>

  • Minority report

    published November 2, 1999

    Brian Muellers, a Democrat vying for the Nassau County Legislature, knows he's among the fortunate few. With all 19 seats up for grabs,... More >>

  • A great year for a great guy!

    published November 2, 1999

    Milton Kalin wants you all to know that his publicly funded charity, Southeast Nassau Guidance Center, meant no harm when it mass-mailed Year 200... More >>

  • Into a hostile environment

    published November 2, 1999

    Bonnie Eisler has spent the past 10 months shaking hands, wearing out shoe leather and talking herself hoarse, all in pursuit of an elected office... More >>

  • A dark horse sees the light

    published November 2, 1999

    When Jon Cooper began his underdog campaign this year for Suffolk County's 18th Legislative District, he figured he could raise enough money,... More >>

  • Looking up

    published November 2, 1999

    Dorothy Goosby knows what it's like to start at the bottom and stay there. Now a Democratic candidate for the Hempstead Town Board, Goosby... More >>

  • Get out, get out, wherever you are

    published October 26, 1999

    At first, the Spanish-speaking residents of 54 Greenwich Street didn't know what to make of the crackdown at their cavernous brick apartment... More >>

  • Give until it hurts

    published October 19, 1999

    Shock and embarrassment, tinged with dread, seep into Louis Panacciulli's voice like a slow-moving wave. Panacciulli, conductor of the Nassau Pops... More >>

  • Paper Tigers

    published October 12, 1999

    Carlos Mackey couldn't believe his ears. As president of the Tenant Council of the Village of Hempstead, Mackey had asked Nassau County for a list... More >>

  • Monkeywrenchin' 'De Empiah Town'

    published September 28, 1999

    The man from Hempstead figured he had one best shot at telling the world his hometown was being strangled by an old-school political machine.... More >>

  • Hempstead: A vast waistland

    published September 28, 1999

    With one eye on the electorate and the other on the electorate's waistlines, Hempstead Town Supervisor Rich Guardino this month announced the... More >>

  • This Land Was Made For You and Me...

    published September 21, 1999

    The fate of a key source of drinking water on Long Island now rests in the hands of a profit-driven developer, a few Brooklyn judges and the... More >>

  • Meltdown Over BNL Evacuation

    published August 24, 1999

    Suffolk County environmentalists and legislators have filed a lawsuit demanding the state do something they admit may be impossible: Prepare an... More >>

  • When Words Collide

    published August 17, 1999

    Right now, deep under the Pine Barrens of Suffolk County, subatomic particles of gold may be racing in opposite directions around a 2.4-mile... More >>

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