Phil-osophically Speaking – November 27, 2009

As the most successful multicultural society in history, America allows us to directly experience the strengths and possibilities of a pluralistic culture. But there...

Village Board Notes – November 27, 2009

The following are trustee reports from the Nov. 17 Floral Park village board meeting.Department of Public WorksTrustee Tweedy thanked residents for picking up leaves...

Phil-osophically Speaking – November 20, 2009

The single, most astonishing public event of my lifetime was the fall of the Berlin Wall and, in the next dizzying months, the dissolution...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – November 20,...

Legislation to Help Local Governments Reduce Costs Passes SenateLegislation that would help reduce costs for local governments passed the state Senate last week, announced...

Letter: Legislator Extends Thanks

I extend a heartfelt thank you to the voters of the 9th Legislative District for re-electing me to the county legislature. It is an...

Letter: Senator Johnson Responds to Constituents’ Needs

For the 2009-2010 school year, the Sewanhaka Central High School District eliminated late bus service for all of its students.  Even after the school...

Phil-osophically Speaking – November 6, 2009

Now that the election is nearly over, it seemed the only thing that the candidates of both parties agree on is that everyone should...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – November 6, 2009

Johnson Urges Passage of Bill to Require Coverage for Autism-Related ExpensesNew York State Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), and representatives from Austim Speaks addressed...

Village Board Notes: October 30, 2009

The following are trustee reports from the Floral Park board meeting. Department of Public Works NotesTrustee Tom Tweedy reported that the leaves are falling...

Phil-osophically Speaking: October 30, 2009

Ghosts and goblins, cobwebs and coffins, jack-o-lanterns and skeletons, tombstones and haunted houses: Like the descending night, Halloween is upon us. The explosion of...