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North Shore Alert Enhances Disaster Preparedness

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 26 March 2010 00:00

Register Your Contact Numbers Now for Emergency Notification

The surprising directive from Peter Forman, chairman, Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management (PWMOEM), at the March 12 meeting to launch North Shore Alert, was to leave your cell phones on.

 

To Catch a Thief

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 26 March 2010 00:00

Police Need Help From Residents to Collar a Criminal

Increased burglaries in Strathmore Village warranted a special meeting held at Town Hall on March 15. Civic Association President Pat Samella welcomed 6th Precinct Commanding Officer Steve Williams, Robert Browne, Problem Oriented Police (POP) and Officer Peter Chuchul.

 

Capital Reserve Fund, School Budget and a Shared Dock

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 19 March 2010 00:00

Two School Trustee Positions Open; Must Declare by April 19

The Building Conditions Survey was the first item on the agenda at the school board meeting held at Munsey Park Elementary School on March 11. The community had approved a bond referendum and over the past three years needed repairs in the amount of about $16 million have been made to the two elementary schools and the secondary school complex. In addition to the referendum the repairs were funded by a capital reserve fund of about $5 million that has now been depleted, and money for capital projects.

 

Mineola Mayor to Make Run at 7th Senate District

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 19 March 2010 00:00

Martins to Challenge Johnson in Important Race

Saying the Senate Democrats have put an additional burden on New York State residents during the country’s worst recession in the last 80 years by overspending and overtaxing, Republican Jack M. Martins announced he will be running for New York State’s 7th Senate District in order to protect the interests of the residents and taxpayers.

 

Roslyn Viaduct Renovation Project: An End in Sight?

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 12 March 2010 00:00

A new year is with us, one that hopes to see the completion of the protracted renovation of the Roslyn Viaduct.

The project began in 2005 with a 30-month renovation timetable. As any motorist can tell you, that time frame was not even close to being met, even though for the past year, the new north half of the Viaduct is open to traffic.

 

County Executive Mangano Slashes Some Management Positions

Written by Joe Rizza Friday, 12 March 2010 00:00

Says County Needs to Cut Its Spending

Saying that recurring expenses are outpacing recurring revenues in Nassau County, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano plans to cut county spending by outlining a plan he believes will save the county $49 million, the bulk of which will come from cuts to management and support positions in the county.

 

Facelift in the Works for Plandome Road

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 05 March 2010 00:00

Years ago North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman hosted the community in the high school cafeteria, as he did once again Tuesday, Feb. 23, to discuss improvements to Plandome Road. Years ago the community was asked what they envisioned for Plandome Road and while safety and appearance were main concerns, Kaiman remembered, both funding for the project and what specific changes to make were never determined.

 

Transportation Settlement Announced

Friday, 05 March 2010 00:00

Submitted by the Manhasset School District

The Manhasset Board of Education and the Manhasset Education Support Personnel Association (MESPA) have reached a global settlement of all issues relating to the July 23, 2009 Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Order.

 

Village Elections to Be Held Tuesday, March 16

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 26 February 2010 00:00

No Village Has Contested Elections

Elections in most Manhasset villages will take place on Tuesday, March 16 from noon to 9 p.m. All elections are uncontested. Elections will be held in June in the Village of North Hills.

 

Repair Work in Plandome Manor Approved by DEC

Written by Pat Grace Friday, 26 February 2010 00:00

What’s a Gabion?

A gabion is a series of rocks wrapped in a steel cage or a caged block of rocks that acts as a wall or barrier against the tide. It is a preventive erosion tactic, often used in a coastal tidal area, to protect structures from the forces of nature in breaking apart land mass and structure.

 

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