Prior to the start of the Sept. 7 village board meeting, trustees held an information hearing for the benefit of residents who may have had questions on the upcoming referendum regarding the fire department service award program. Residents will cast their vote Tuesday, Sept. 27, between noon and 9 p.m. at the recreation/pool building.
The county's Democratic majority has proposed a law that would greatly enhance Megan's Law, placing residency restrictions on registered Level II and III - the most egregious - sex offenders. This law is an extension of legislation county lawmakers enacted which mandates the notification of moderate and high risk convicted sex offenders' whereabouts. If passed, the residency restriction law would give Nassau County one of the harshest sex offender laws on the books.