Town Topics – August 7, 2009

Project Independence We regularly put the reins of tomorrow in the capable hands of our youth. But, too often we fail to acknowledge that...

Letter: Thank You for Making Basketball Tournament A Success

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all the volunteers who generously gave up their day to make my annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – July 31,...

State Senate Extends COBRA Healthcare BenefitsThe New York State Senate recently passed legislation (S.5471) that will protect unemployed workers by extending their health insurance...

Village Board Notes – July 24, 2009

The following are trustee reports from the July 14 Floral Park Board of Trustees meeting. Department of Public Works News Trustee Tom Tweedy asked residents and...

From the Desk of Assemblyman Thomas Alfano – July 24, 2009

Assembly Passes Package To Protect Consumers From Abusive Debt Collection PracticesAssemblyman Tom Alfano announced the passage of a package of bills to protect consumers...

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 Craig Johnson – July 17,...

Moving Forward“The stalemate in the New York State Senate has ended. With the gridlock over, more than 130 important bills that affected localities across...

Letter: The MTA’s At It Again

It has been reported that the MTA and the developer of the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn are renegotiating the terms of their real estate...

Phil-osophically Speaking

The job reports for June are in and the news is not good. In fact, it’s bad. Unemployment has climbed to a steep 9.5...

Letter: Yatauro Calls for Leadership in State Senate

(This letter is dated June 27.)Unemployment is still rising. Businesses continue to fail. Municipal governments require assistance to avoid further slashing of vital social...