Senator Craig M. Johnson announces the launch of an online calculator that will show how much your family could save under the “Circuit Breaker” tax credit program that recently passed the Senate.
He additionally urges the Assembly to take action on this critically important legislation.
April 11 was Holocaust Remembrance Day, part of a week-long remembrance established by the U.S. Congress to never forget the victims of the Nazi Holocaust which the Nazis called “The Final Solution” to exterminate all European Jews and other unacceptable groups. During and before World War II, over six million Jews were murdered in Nazi death camps such as Treblinka and Auschwitz. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is asking Americans to honor veterans who defeated the Nazis and liberated the death camps. On Sunday, April 25 the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County in Glen Cove is having a Walk To Remember the Children of the Holocaust. Their website is www.Holocaust-Nassau.org.
Hicksville Post Commander Charles Rockwood, John Mauro PC and Greg Bennett attended the 3rd Division Caucus of the Nassau County American Legion held on Wednesday, March 31 at the Williston Post #144. All the 3rd Division Post delegates gathered before 3rd Division Commander James Barton to nominate 3rd Division officer for next Legion year and to pass resolutions for this year’s County Convention. The 3rd Division is often referred to as the “ Mighty 3rd,” with its 20 Posts and over 2,300 Legionnaires. It was a proud moment when Past County Commander Arlene Howard, of our Post, was nominated to be the 10th District Sergeant at Arms. The 10th District is made up of all Legion Posts in Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens County. County Commander Ned Yost and his staff and Past County Commanders attended the caucus.
I was very sad to read about the recent suicide of a teenage girl due to Internet bullying. I wonder how can people be so cruel? Unfortunately, there are many cruel people in the world who get their kicks by hurting others. Or, they may have mental illness.
Last week I traveled with the American Heart Association to Albany to let our representatives know what they can do to help in the fight against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of New Yorkers. I survived my heart attack but many won’t.
Greg Bennett of Charles Wagner Post 421 attended the National Medal of Honor Day Program held at the Long Island National Cemtery in Farmingdale, New York on March 25, 2010. The ceremony was hosted by the Long Island National Cemetery Memorial Organization. The program chairman was Moe Fletcher, a Gold Star Parent.
During County Executive Ed Mangano’s State of the County speech this week, he outlined a long list of goals - fixing assessment, cutting waste, creating jobs, rebuilding our parks and even exploring the possibility of a tunnel to Connecticut. All I care about is, how is he going to lower our taxes!
Many LI residents were taken by surprise by last weekend’s storm and had no plan for their pets when they evacuated. This is a wakeup call given the predictions for a more active than normal Hurricane Season. Now is the time to make family evacuation plans including your pet.
This past Friday morning, three immigrant worker advocates left the parking lot of the Hempstead Home Depot and started walking toward Queens.
When they reached Queens, they continued walking to Brooklyn. From Brooklyn, to Staten Island. On foot. And they didn’t stop there.
Charles Wagner Post 421 recognizes the achievements of Irish Americans in making America a great nation. We pause to remember Irish American heroes such as Father Duffy of World War I fame and bravery. Reverend Francis Patrick Duffy was born in Ontario, Canada, emigrated to America as a young man and was ordained in the Archdiocese of New York in 1891. During the Spanish-American War he began a career as a military chaplain , but didn’t deploy abroad. During World War I Chaplain Colonel Duffy served with the “Fighting 69th” Infantry Regiment of the New York Army National Guard, which served 180 days in combat. Most of the soldiers were of Irish descent from New York City. Despite constant enemy artillery fire Chaplain Duffy comforted the wounded, said Mass, heard confessions and administered last rites. After the war Father Duffy became pastor of Holy Cross Church just off Broadway where he served until his death in 1932.
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