Legislature Approves New Congressional Lines
The Joint Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment recently reduced the number of Congressional Districts (C.D.) throughout the state from 31 to 29. The change, made every 10 years in an effort to ensure that citizens are appropriately represented by their elected officials, has resulted in dramatic population increases in each of Nassau County's three congressional districts.
Recognition for Bay Constables Brings Back Ground Zero Memories
It is a sunny and pleasant late spring day and outside of the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion at Hempstead Town Hall, the town's Bay Constables, fully clad in their uniforms, are exchanging pleasantries. Just a few minutes before, the Bay Constables, members of the Town of Hempstead's Conservation and Waterways Department, have just received the town's Distinguished Service Award for their service during the Sept. 11 crisis and the days following it. For the dozen honorees, the recognition is bittersweet since they would gladly trade it in for an uneventful Sept. 11, 2001.
Three Island Trees Athletes Named Players of the Year
Island Trees High School and the Athletic Department would like to congratulate Greg Thomson, Lisa Macchia and Chrissy DeMott for being selected Player of the Year in their respective sport.
An Open Letter to the Levittown School District
Residents Ask Dr. Schorr be Reinstated