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Remembering James D. McNaughton

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

5th Annual Event to Benefit Two Veteran Funds

James “Jimmy” D. McNaughton, a New York City Police officer and Army Staff Sergeant, was just 27 years old when he was killed in the line of duty.


Meng, Montesano to Face Off in 15th A.D. Special Election

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

The 15th Assembly District is up for grabs. The seat, which has been held by Republican Rob Walker since May 2005, became vacant as of midnight Jan. 2 when Walker stepped down to accept a position as Nassau County’s Deputy County Executive.


Edward Mangano: A Different Leader Chosen in Trying Times

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Heralded as the salt of the earth, honored as David victorious over Goliath, and lauded as an honest working man, proud to have been a janitor who put himself through law school, Edward P. Mangano was sworn in as Nassau County Executive on New Year’s Day to a crowd of supporters and a stage full of dignitaries who called for this very different county leader to embody the start of a new era for Nassau.


Big Promises After Big Win From Nassau County GOP Legislators

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Assure Lower Costs, Same Service,

No New Taxes at Inauguration

The ticket that Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano rode to victory was the same one that Republican candidates used in Nassau County to regain a majority in the legislature this November – lower spending, fees and taxes.


Legislators Join Together and Repeal Home Energy Tax

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Despite narrowly passing a 2.5 percent home energy tax earlier this year, the Nassau County legislature recently voted 13-5 in favor of repealing it.


The Legacy of Tom Suozzi as Nassau County Executive

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

On Dec. 16, Tom Suozzi held a farewell party at the Garden City Hotel. He reflected on his years as county executive in front of staff members and supporters.


TOB: Contract to Build New Hicksville Parking Garage Awarded

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

The Oyster Bay Town Board has awarded a contract to construct a new, state-of-the-art parking facility in Hicksville, according to Supervisor John Venditto, who said that the new structure will have two levels below ground, one at grade level and one level above ground and will park approximately 1,400 vehicles – the same as the previous facility.


Hicksville Library Board of Trustees Seeking to Fill Vacancy

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

The Hicksville Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking a candidate to fill an expected vacancy. To do so, the board is looking to appoint a candidate to fill the unexpired term of one trustee.


How You Can Help This Holiday Season

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Today’s difficult financial times are affecting everyone and Long Island-based non-profits are not exempt. With the holidays around the corner, agencies across Nassau County are finding it difficult to meet the needs of struggling families.


Governor Signs ‘Most Significant Pension Reform Legislation in 25 Years’

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

 Says Future Savings for LI Around $8.5B Over 30 Years

Governor David A. Paterson signed into law last week pension reform legislation in North Hempstead Town Hall that is expected to provide more than $35 billion in long-term savings to New York taxpayers over the next 30 years. It will, he said, save $8.5 billion on Long Island and will provide much needed long-term property tax relief.


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