From the Desk of Legislator Richard Nicolello: August 21, 2009

Votes to Adopt Silver Alert SystemThe Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously to establish a new Silver Alert System. The new system is intended to...

Phil-osophically Speaking – August 14, 2009

On the calm, cloudless morning of Aug. 6, 1945, 29-year-old Tsutoma Yamaguchi arrived in the city of Hiroshima to meet a business associate. He...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – August 14,...

Major Legislation to Extend Health Insurance Coverage to Young Adults Signed Into LawImportant legislation that will improve access to affordable health insurance for young...

Phil-osophically Speaking – August 7, 2009

The Apollo 11 moon landing was an epic event symbolizing America’s spirit of adventure and achievement. In fewer years than the average person’s lifetime...

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...