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EoL Articles: fund
Eisenhower Park ice rink owners make $100G late payment to Nassau; contractual obligations remain unsettled
The owners of a privately
ed ice skating center in Eisenhower Park have made an overdue $100,000 payment to Nassau County, but still lack a required $150,000 performance bond and an account to
Saturday, 16 May 2015
Amtrak funding continues to be contentious post-crash
Amtrak facing reduced
ing even as lawmakers call for repairs to aging rails, bridges Read full article on USA Today Top Stories ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
State, feds probe whether groundwater contamination at Calverton and Bethpage affected residents' health
... Grumman manufacturing areas that later were listed as super
sites. Read full article on NewsDAY Nassau ...
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Hours after rail crash, Amtrak funding bill voted down
Officials have long said infrastructure upgrades needed in northeast corridor. Read full article on USA Today Top Stories
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
House committee opts to retain proposed cut in Amtrak budget
Appropriators voted to reject President Obama's request to increase Amtrak
ing. Read full article on USA Today Top Stories ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
The best states for bicycling
For the eighth year in a row, Washington was named the most bicycle-friendly state in the country, while others like Massachusetts and Utah rose in the ranks thanks to policies and infrastructure
Monday, 11 May 2015
Hundreds gather at fundraiser to honor memory of Marine Michael LiCalzi, who died in Iraq
Hundreds ran and walked a 2-mile course in Lido Beach Saturday, paying homage to a fallen Marine who some never knew, but whose ultimate sacrifice has helped others years after his death. Read full article ...
Saturday, 09 May 2015
NIFA vote expected Friday on $60 million in borrowing for tax settlements
Nassau's financial control board was expected to vote last night on $60 million in new county borrowing to pay for property tax re
s owed to owners of homes and businesses who successfully challenged ...
Friday, 08 May 2015
Cosmos detail plans for proposed soccer stadium at Belmont Park
Supporters and opponents of a proposed 25,000-seat soccer stadium, hotel and retail complex at Belmont Park packed a Floral Park school to hear details of the $400 million privately
ed development. ...
Thursday, 07 May 2015
DA: Syosset lawyer stole half-million dollars from clients before being suspended
A suspended attorney from Syosset stole more than half a million dollars from the estates of two brothers, spending the
s on personal bills, including a private Quaker school on Long Island, the Queens ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Forfeiture funds to be used for animals' care in criminal cruelty cases
The care of animals seized in criminal cruelty cases will be paid by forfeiture
s as part of the cost of prosecuting their abusers, the Nassau County district attorney's office pledged Tuesday. Read ...
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
North Valley Stream voters to decide which library will serve them, Elmont or Valley Stream
Voters in the North Valley Stream Library
ing district go to the polls on May 5 to determine if facilities in Valley Stream or Elmont will serve as their main public library. Read full article on ...
Sunday, 26 April 2015
Elected Officials Ignore Broken Tax System
... and residential property owners. These tax re
s have cost taxpayers upwards of $100 million annually. Instead of responsibly budgeting for this annual expense, Nassau County has bonded ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
SEPTA Board Member Forgets ...
... why is he accepting campaign contributions from one of the biggest
ers of charter schools, which are designed to take money away from public schools. So, I ask my fellow neighbor, if you moved out ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
When Senator Martins attacked the Roslyn School Board for maintaining a substantial reserve
, he essentially showed his hand. His argument is an old one – “Public school districts have too much ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Oh, but the children
Many of us may believe from the popular mythology that incumbent NYS Senator Jack Martins
s local schools in educationally meaningful ways. In fact Senator Martins allocated grant money totaling less ...
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Vote Yes On June 19
ing gap. Our district ranks near the bottom (53of 56) in Nassau County in per-pupil spending. Defeat of our budget on June 19 would result in a mandatory reduction of $3.4 million. Thus we face teacher's ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... support the school by purchasing plants sold by the PTSA. I did but with public education
ing targeted for cuts by “friendly” Albany Republicans can Elmont parents make up the revenue short falls ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
... asked. “I feel as much remorse now as you felt when you delivered all your school aid, [and] discretionary
s, to your districts when you were in the majority, that’s how much remorse I feel,” Sen. ...
Thursday, 03 May 2012
This hearing was important for all rider
... to know clearly that the decision Senator Fuschillo and I made to make sure that the buses keep rolling with Senate
ing was not only the right thing to do, it was critical to the health, welfare and ...
Thursday, 01 September 2011
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