Luke Torrance

Luke Torrance is a reporter for Blank Slate Media covering the Port Washington area.

Luke Torrance

Luke Torrance is a reporter for Blank Slate Media covering the Port Washington area.
582 Articles

Glen Cove man charged with selling drugs at Port store

The Port Washington Police Department arrested a Glen Cove man last week for selling drugs out of a store on

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Town approves Port Washington waterfront moratorium

The Town of North Hempstead approved a waterfront moratorium in Port Washington from Dolphin Green to the Town Dock on

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Peter Dejana sells Dejana Industries

Peter Dejana, a leading businessman and philanthropist in Port Washington, has sold his company, Dejana Industries, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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CEO of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s steps down after 26 years

Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty announced last week that President and CEO Patricia Petersen would step down from the latter

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Students across North Shore walk out in solidarity with Parkland

By Amelia Camurati, Janelle Clausen, Rebecca Klar and Luke Torrance Thousands of North Shore students left their classrooms Wednesday morning

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Schnirman outlines busy future for comptroller’s office

Jack Schnirman has only been in office for three months, but the county comptroller hasn't wasted any time getting comfortable.

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Port JV hockey is Nassau runner-up

Nick Catrone understands what his players are going through. That is because Catrone, a recent graduate of Binghamton University and Port

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Growing Garden opens in Manorhaven

For months, Erika Stehl worked to prepare a garden. In a section of the Manorhaven Preserve, brush was cleared away,

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Nassau golf courses okay leisure passes as deposit

Secure driver's licenses and identification documents are now becoming a vital component of the national security framework. Passed by Congress in 2005,

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The North Shore had its own declaration of independence in 1775

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress ratified the Declaration of Independence, breaking away from the British Empire. But by

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Cuomo approves $100M for Nassau borrowing

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill last week that would allow Nassau County to access more than $100 million to

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Port schools to charge $15 roster fee with exceptions

Following protests from the Girl Scouts and other youth organizations, the Port Washington School District Board of Education decided to

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Port-raised P.K. Newby brings science to nutrition

When it comes to nutrition, P.K. Newby knows what she's talking about. Newby, who was raised in Port Washington, has a doctoral

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Manorhaven passes snow parking laws

After several months of debate, the Manorhaven Board of Trustees voted Thursday to implement new snow parking laws in the

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Cuomo to purchase ads for Kaplan, Senate races

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is entering the New York Senate race. No, he is not leaving his post as the head

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