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Around the Town: January 8, 2010

Written by Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all Town of Hempstead residents a happy and healthy New Year.

 

Letter: Reckless Driving this Holiday Season

Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Nearly 5,000 teens will die in a car crash this year. We need to take reckless driving seriously and we need to bring this crucial issue to the forefront now.

 

Letter: Sidewalks Must Be Cleared of Snow for Children Walking to School

Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

What can be done about having the people on Wantagh Avenue making sure their sidewalks are cleared so the school children walking to school can get there safely?

 

Letter: School Problems Start With Society

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

As the father of a 3-year-old contemplating his daughter’s future educational opportunities, a recent encounter with some parents who home-school their kids has gotten me thinking about the difficulties of educating a child in a country of such profoundly disquieting intellectual shortcomings.

 

Letter: A Message From MADD

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

“Tis the Season” has an entirely different meaning for victims/survivors of drunk-driving crashes.

 

U.S. Census Bureau Offers Census Exam

Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Response to Census 2010 recruiting efforts has been overwhelming, but New York Regional Census Center (NYRCC) officials are still testing applicants for possible future employment in hard to count areas in which the questionnaire mailback response rate has traditionally been low and which may face challenges such as language barriers or cultural isolation.

 

From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon: December 18, 2009

Written by Senator Kemp Hannon Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Lead Poisoning Not Just Lurking Near Toys

Parents are continually forewarned by media reports about the importance of buying safe toys, but there’s another quintessential holiday item that poses great danger: Christmas lights.

 

Letter: Working to Reform Our State

Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

Across New York, taxpayers are angry like never before because state government is not working for them. In light of the state’s $3.2 billion budget deficit, 26-year high unemployment and deteriorating fiscal condition, taxpayers should be angry at Albany’s broken status quo.

 

Letter: Whatever the Religion, Respect the Holidays

Friday, 11 December 2009 00:00

I have Christian, Jewish, Moslem, agnostic and atheist friends. (I do get around). Around this time of year, they say “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Joyous Ramadan,” and “Happy Holidays.”

 

DWI Holiday Enforcement Initiative Snags 75 Individuals

Friday, 04 December 2009 00:00

As part of the Nassau County Police Department’s Stop DWI Holiday Enforcement Initiative, Commissioner Lawrence W. Mulvey and County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi announce that 75 individuals were arrested for Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol and/or Drugs from 11 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 25 through 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30.

 

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