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House committee opts to retain proposed cut in Amtrak budget
Appropriators voted to reject President Obama's request to
Amtrak funding. Read full article on USA Today Top Stories ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Local School Boards Host Pep Rally For Minor League Soccer Team … Community Underwhelmed!
... built or not. Indirect jobs, for example, are
s in UPS/FedEx deliveries, and additional delivery and catering services, etc. With so many unanswered questions, a major political player ...
Monday, 11 May 2015
Nassau seeks to use GPS to avert domestic violence
Following Suffolk County's lead, Nassau will seek to "dramatically
" the use of GPS devices to track people with domestic violence-related protective orders against them. Read full article on ...
Friday, 08 May 2015
Hempstead Village boards vote on budget with 6.67 percent tax increase
Hempstead Village trustees are to vote Thursday night on a budget compromise that would prevent five layoffs and allow six police officers to be hired, but raise taxes more than 6 percent. Read full article ...
Thursday, 30 April 2015
MTA: LIRR ridership increased last year by 3 percent
Long Island Rail Road ridership rose last year by 3 percent, with strongest growth "during non-rush hours, on non-Manhattan commutes and for nonwork trips," the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said ...
Monday, 27 April 2015
Elected Officials Ignore Broken Tax System
... the elected officials too, because some tax cert firms are big political donors. Nassau real estate taxes and assorted fees are
d to pay for these refunds. In the final analysis, Nassau ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
... wait a year to
the budget, or worse - cut student services to fund the emergency roof repair. So as Senator Martins attacks boards of education for maintaining useful reserve funds, many school ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
$219,022 Loss of Aid for Elmont and Sewanhaka Schools
... the Upstate v Downstate debate, the video is a clear representation of how Albany define "State Aid
" You do the math, local School are loosing over half a million dollars to sequestration ...
Monday, 04 March 2013
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
... like Patrick Nicolosi of the East End Civic Association expressed some bewilderment. In a Facebook post Mr. Nicolosi said “Of all the 124 school districts Elmont had the highest tax
. It's ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... that the tax rate exceeded the state mandated Tax Cap of 2%. But what pleased me most was the majority community support of the modest 2.8%
. The voting Elmont community supported our schools and ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
Elmont Memorial High School Wins Big at Future Business Leaders of America State Conference
... experience and motivation gained from competing makes every participant a winner. However, members can
their chances by working with their advisors to ensure careful advance preparation. Elmont ...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... required for passage of the modest budget
driven almost entirely by mandated expenses. So, how many PTSA Bake Sales will make up the short fall? How many Martins 3-on-3 Basketballs ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
... Some school districts, in order to pass their budgets must have a sixty percent majority if their proposed budget
exceeds the two percent cap. The sixty percent mandate is triggered for the ...
Thursday, 03 May 2012
As the County considers the prospects of
... to answer these questions. I am also concerned about prospective local route cuts, fare
s and the lack of information surrounding the process. And, I expect that the administration will be prepared ...
Friday, 02 December 2011
We have made politicts a family business
... Holding the line on taxes sounds nice but it's not the reality. We didn't vote NO on the coliseum because of a tax
. We voted NO because it was a bad deal. WAKE UP! They still don't listen to us. ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Tax Cap Widens Education Disparity
... 2%. The new state law mandates that school districts can only
the property tax levy to cover expenses by 2% or by the rate of inflation -- whichever is lowest. But that's not the end of it; ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
I know the admins won't let this through
... cuts through Floral Park on Plainfield Ave (they can't go on CIP) which means thats what the casino buses will use. Fact is that taxes will go up because of the
d public utility usage and public ...
Tuesday, 09 August 2011
What planet do people live on? I'm afrai
... in 2011, CEO salaries have
d 23% while the average worker who still has a job has seen their wages
by one half of one percent!!!! I understand that the wealthy would invite any form ...
Saturday, 30 July 2011
I wholeheartedly agree that a stadium or
I wholeheartedly agree that a stadium or some type of sporting venue would
the economic viability of the surrounding Elmont area. In the early 80's, I served as the mascot for my brothers Elmont ...
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
A stadium will be a great economic boom
A stadium will be a great economic boom to the Belmont area. Employment and new money will flow into the community and help
the property values as well. This idea should not be passed up under ...
Monday, 23 May 2011
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Key ISIS figure dies in U.S. raid
Merchant mariner Academy students show off repair skills at auto show
Kathleen Rice to Hofstra graduates: Follow your passions
Boston bomber's sentencing doesn't end the pain
The lasting mystery of the Tsarnaev brothers
Pluto's tiny moons spotted
FBI experts to examine train's windshield
SUNY Old Westbury grads praised for activism, passion for education
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