Janelle Clausen

Janelle Clausen is a reporter with Blank Slate Media covering the Great Neck peninsula and Town of North Hempstead. She previously freelanced for the Amityville Record, Massapequa Post and the Babylon Beacon. When not reporting, the south shore native can usually be found buried in a book, playing video games or talking Star Wars.

Janelle Clausen

Janelle Clausen is a reporter with Blank Slate Media covering the Great Neck peninsula and Town of North Hempstead. She previously freelanced for the Amityville Record, Massapequa Post and the Babylon Beacon. When not reporting, the south shore native can usually be found buried in a book, playing video games or talking Star Wars.
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Temple Beth-El and Islamic Center stand together

Temple Beth-El members visited the Islamic Center of Long Island to learn about Islamic tradition and openly support the Muslim

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Great Neck village BOT fills fifth trustee seat

The Great Neck Village Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Steven Hope to fill Ray Plakstis’ vacant seat on

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Asian-American vote seen as vital in Great Neck elections

Lawrence Gross, a 12-term Board of Education trustee and resident of Great Neck for over four decades, said that Great

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Stepping Stones Lighthouse takes first big step towards restoration

The Town of North Hempstead authorized an engineering report for the Stepping Stones Lighthouse and allocated $520,000 in its 20172021

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Kensington tops list of New York’s best suburbs

Kensington was ranked New York's best suburb to live in, stirring pride among village officials. "There were a lot of

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Kensington signs contract with Vigilant Fire

Kensington renewed its contract with Vigilant Fire Company last night, ensuring another year of service with the village. “We’ve opted

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Village Green Park to observe Yom Hashoah

Great Neck Village will host Yom Hashoah, or the "Day of Remembrance," in Village Green Park on April 23, to

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Great Neck couple takes a spin at ‘Wheel of Fortune’

When Jeff and Vicki Fields made it to the final round of "Wheel of Fortune," surprise colored their faces. So

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N57 bus route saved from NICE cuts

The n57 bus route, or the Great Neck Loop, managed to avoid a planned service cut on Sunday, thanks to

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Judge Conrad Singer moves up in NYSBA

Conrad Singer, Nassau Family Court judge and former Village Justice for Great Neck Plaza, was elected Presiding Member of the

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Gold Coast, Jacques Pépin and a taste of France

Bon appetit, French foodies. The Gold Coast Arts Center and Gold Coast International Film Festival will be hosting chef Jacques

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Jesse Friedman’s Court of Appeals date postponed

After a judge on the New York State Court of Appeals died, the court postponed a hearing on whether Jesse

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Lake Success board approves budget, increases tax levy

The Lake Success Board of Trustees unanimously passed a $18.6 million combined budget Monday night, increasing the tax levy to

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Harvey Moser’s story of survival

Harvey Moser, a 47-year Great Neck resident, was a child when anti-Semitism reached a fever pitch in Europe. Hitler was

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Six vie for two G.N. Board of Education seats

Six candidates are running for two Great Neck Board of Education seats vacated by Lawrence Gross and Susan Healy, longtime

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