Village Board Notes – January 29, 2010

The following are trustee reports from the Jan. 19 Floral Park village board meeting.Prior to the start of the meeting, Mayor Kevin Greene swore...

From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy

The Need for Safe and Drug-Free School Funding“For the last year, I have been working with my colleagues in Congress and the Administration to...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 22, 2010

The searing images of suffering and loss in Haiti have saddened the world. The monster quake, which has shaken the impoverished nation to its...

Around the Town – January 22, 2010

India Republic Day CommemorationThe Town of Hempstead will be hosting its 7th Annual India Republic Day commemoration on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Held in...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 15, 21010

It was one big mess. From such lofty aspirations and grand beginnings it had sadly come to this: states circulated a dozen different currencies,...

Village Board Notes – January 15, 2010

The following are trustee reports from the Jan. 5 Floral Park village board meeting.Trustee Mary-Grace Tomecki offered Resolution No. 2010-02; that pursuant to the...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 8, 2010

Vats of ink have been spilled regarding the fiasco of flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. If not for the quick thinking and...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – January 8, 2010

MTA Capital Plan VetoedLast week, the proposed 2010-2014 MTA Capital Plan was vetoed by the Executive Branch’s representative to the MTA Capital Program Review...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 1, 2010

Editor’s note: This column was written after the recent snowstorm.At an unimaginable seven stories high (150 feet tall) it was one of the grandest...

Around the Town – December 25, 2009

Keeping New Year’s ResolutionsI’d like to take this opportunity to wish all Town of Hempstead residents a happy and healthy New Year. With every...