Growing up on Long Island, residents often feel a sense of pride in what their region is known for. Long Island is known for many things including its attractive scenery, gorgeous beaches, and historic locations. From notable museums to popular vineyards to beautiful forests and meadows, Long Island has always been the place to see.
Last spring brought the tragic news of the death of Yeardley Love, a member of the University of Virginia (UVA) women’s lacrosse team, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend, a UVA men’s lacrosse team player, in an alcohol-fueled fit of rage. Both teams competed in NCAA championship tournaments after Love was buried.
The South Farmingdale Water District is reminding all residents to adhere to the Nassau County Sprinkler Ordinance during this summer. This ordinance is in effect year-round, however since lawn and garden watering is more popular during the warmer months, it’s important for all consumers to do their part and help conserve water.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos recently released the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the 2009 fiscal year, saying the county used “troubling” budget maneuvers to stay in the black.
As we head into the warm days of summer, you may be wondering what resources and activities are available to you and your family. While funds for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation have been cut 25 percent in the past two years, I’m pleased to say that Nassau County’s parks are open for business!
We are all familiar with stories about the ineptitude of government officials and regulators in protecting the public. At the SEC, they fell asleep at the wheel as Bernie Madoff made off with billions. In its eagerness to put more low-income families into their own homes, HUD failed to rein in Freddie Mac and Fanny Mae from saddling borrowers with mortgages they could not afford. So, it comes as no surprise to me that I cannot get a straight answer about who regulates the commercial insurance industry in New York State.
(This letter was sent to President Barack Obama by the New York chapter of the National Association of Jewish Legislators President Charles Lavine, NYS Assemblyman, 13th A.D. and to Anton Community Newspapers.)
Dear President Obama:
The New York chapter of the National Association of Jewish Legislators urges you to remain resolute in American support of Israel, which continues to be our staunch ally.
Arizona’s draconian new anti-immigrant law has aroused some strong feelings, to say the least.
We often hear the labeling of so many different aspects of today’s world as “going green.” We hear about a building going green, a company going green, a person going green or even an entire town going green.
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