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Tom Suozzi’s Legacy As County Executive

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

Time Will Tell Its Story

On Wednesday, Dec. 16, Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi held a farewell party at the Garden City Hotel. He reflected on his years as county executive in front of staff members and supporters.

 

Levittown VFW: For the Community and for Its Members

Written by Thomas Duffy Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

For more than 50 years, the members of Levittown’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post have been striving to better the lives of American service men and women.

 

Comptroller’s Audit: Carltun on the Park Owes County Over $500,000

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Carltun Commencing $15 Million Lawsuit

Against County, Weitzman, Others

According to a recent audit by Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzman, the Carltun on the Park, the upscale restaurant and catering facility, did not report $4.3 million in revenue and owes the County $504,885 in fees.

 

NUMC Announces Construction of Emergency Department

Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Plaza Construction Corp. Awarded Contract Over $14 Million

Last week, NuHealth System’s President and CEO Arthur A. Gianelli announced the start of construction for the new emergency department that will be located on two floors of the Nassau University Medical Center.

 

Officials: Deficit Reduction Plan Won’t Cut School Budgets

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

The State Senate and Assembly recently passed a Deficit Reduction Plan that does not include cutting school budgets mid-year to close the gap in the state budget.

 

Anderson Wins Fire Commissioner Election

Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

Proposition 1 Defeated

Levittown Fire Chief George W. Anderson has won the Commissioner election, defeating current Commissioner Frank Scarangella.

 

Fire Commissioner Election in Levittown December 8

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 04 December 2009 00:00
Voters will go to the polls on Dec. 8 to elect a fire commissioner for the Levittown Fire District. The election will be held at 120 Gardiners Ave. in Levittown from 4 to 9 p.m.

Levittown Fire Commissioner and Chairman Frank Scarangella, who has served five terms as commissioner, is running for re-election.

 

Suozzi Concedes Election to Mangano

Written by Joe Rizza and Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 04 December 2009 00:00

Says He’s Proud of Accomplishments

Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi announced on Tuesday, Dec. 1 that he will not challenge the election between him and Republican opponent Ed Mangano, ensuring that Mangano will become the next Nassau County Executive next month.
 

Schools Facing Possible Cuts in State Aid

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 27 November 2009 00:00

New York State Governor David Paterson unveiled a two-year, $5 billion deficit reduction plan that he believes would eliminate the state’s current-year budget gap without raising taxes, as well as institute major structural reforms. However, part of thex plan includes a decrease in state aid that is filtered down to local school districts including those in Nassau County. Such a decrease in school aid could find school taxes, which are already the largest part of a property owner’s property tax bill, escalate ever higher.

 

New Turf Field for Island Trees HS

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 27 November 2009 00:00

Construction is well under way for a new synthetic turf athletic field at Island Trees High School.

The football team, marching band, boys and girls soccer teams and boys and girls lacrosse teams will be able to use the field, whose completion is slated for March 2010, before the start of lacrosse season.

 

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