Village Board Notes: June 17, 2011

A regular meeting of the board of trustees was held on June 7.The meeting opened with a pledge to the flag. Present were Mayor...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson: February 19, 2010

Legislation Passes SenateThe New York State Senate last week passed important legislation that would allow municipalities to offer health services and insurance to volunteer...

Editorial: Fly Your Flags With Pride

Over the next few days you might notice more American flags lining the streets, displayed in front of private homes or flying in front...

Mayor’s Message Village of Floral Park: July 31, 2012

The Village of Floral Park has applied for funding from the State of New York in order to support its innovative proposal to create...

Thoughts On The Third Track

I read the editorial “Eminent Domain And A Happy Meal” by Christy Hinko in the Mineola American, March 30-April 5. She had quite a...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – April 9, 2010

Letter to Commissioner David SteinerSenator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), wrote the following letter to State Education Commissioner David Steiner in the wake of an...

Trending In The Garden

Throughout the fall, I have been perusing the gardening magazines and various gardening books checking on trends throughout the country. Our local landscapes are...

County Executive’s Column – July 17, 2009

Dome Illumination to Raise Awareness of Pancreatic CancerThis month, Nassau County, in cooperation with the Lustgarten Foundation, is hosting a ceremony and building illumination...

From the Desk of Senator Frank Padavan – May 22, 2009

Padavan Honors Local Soldiers During Freedom Salute at Whitestone ArmorySenator Frank Padavan joined fellow veterans, families and friends in thanking and honoring the soldiers...

Editorial: We’re All Irish On St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is next week and that means one thing: an abundance of green everywhere you look—green bagels, green beer, green cupcakes and...