Voice Strong Opposition at First Scoping Meeting --
The message was loud and clear. Residents living along the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) 11.5-mile Main Line Corridor do not - under any circumstance - want a third - or fourth or fifth - track installed. They do however, welcome the elimination of on-grade crossings in New Hyde Park (Covert Avenue, 12th Street and New Hyde Park Road), Westbury (School Street) and New Cassel (Urban Avenue) and believe that phase of the LIRR's highly controversial Main Line Corridor Improvements Project be tackled now.
Touts Town Tax Freeze Budget Proposal --
At a podium in front of the Levittown Veterans Memorial Park in her hometown, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray announced her bid for re-election this November.