Weitzman: Probation Department Not Monitoring High-Risk Sex Offenders 24-7
Some sex offenders on probation are considered so dangerous that a court has ordered their movements to be monitored via a GPS tracking system. Yet, Nassau County's Probation Department routinely monitors their movements only five days a week until 4:45 p.m., rather than on a 24-hour, real-time basis, according to an audit of the probation agency released by Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman.
Exceptional Citizens Fred and MaryAnne Dorgler Named Volunteers of the Year
More than 120 devoted volunteers kicked up their heels and shared a wonderful evening of festivities that included dancing, laughter and delicious food at the recent 2006 Volunteer Recognition Dinner, hosted by the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. Held at Koenig's restaurant in Floral Park, the volunteers, who are the "heart" of the House, were honored for their outstanding efforts during an award ceremony.
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