Former Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla plans to appeal his conviction, and he also maintains that he's innocent, he told Patch Thursday. Bonilla was sentenced to 300 hours community service and a $1,000 fine after being convicted of one count of official misconduct in July. Click here for more.
A new report has found that New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) was the highest-spending state politician in a recent six-month period. Click here for more.
The Center for Adult Life Enrichment in Hewlett has been granted $23,000 for essential services from the Town of Hempstead, the town announced in a release. The grant will bolster programming “intended to create a happier and fuller life for senior members of the Five Towns community and surrounding areas,” the release says. Click here for more.