Weitzman Releases Results of Hicksville Water District Audit
An audit by the Nassau County Comptroller's Office has determined that several areas of spending within the Hicksville Water District need to be curtailed. While an audit conducted for years 2004 and 2005 found no evidence of illegal operation, fraud or abuse of taxpayer funds within the district, Comptroller Howard Weitzman announced at a press conference Tuesday that several of the district's administrative policies and procedures along with procurement practices, operating and administrative expenses and allocation of revenues - particularly in terms of how Hicksville's commissioners are reimbursed for their time - required some fine-tuning.
TOB Moves to Condemn Engel Street Asphalt Plant
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto has directed the town attorney to commence condemnation proceedings on the Engel Street Asphalt Plant, formerly known as Zara Brothers Asphalt Plant, located at 50 Engel Street in Hicksville.
Hicksville PAL to Hold Registration
The Hicksville Unit of the Nassau County Police Activity League (PAL) will hold registration Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration will take place at the PAL office trailer located in the west parking field of KeySpan Energy (entrance gate off Old Country Road opposite Park Avenue in Hicksville). A parent/guardian must be present at registration. Parents must be present at registration. For more information, call 426-6830 or e-mail Laxcoach7@aol.com. Additional information is also available at www.NCPAL.org. The Special Needs Unit can be reached at 826-1760.
Back to School 2007: Take Time to Talk With Your Child
As children return for a new school year, Hicksville-based Shin's Tae Kwon Do encourages parents to set aside at least 15 minutes a day to listen and talk with children in order to promote positive behavior and prevent school bullying. The 15+ Make Time to Listen, Take Time to Talk educational program designed to help parents and kids talk about everyday issues and tough topics, developed by the federal substance abuse and mental health services administration has been adapted and distributed for community use by the National Mental Health Association.