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.
While the trial of Dr. Sanji Francis has been adjourned until April, members of Drug Free Massapequa (DFM) remain active, spreading their message and making their name known throughout all parts of Long Island.
On Thursday, Feb. 25, a Nassau County Court Judge dismissed a motion to grant Judicial Diversion to Dr. Sanji Francis, the Merrick physician accused of selling prescription drugs to undercover agents.
The Sons of Italy-Columbus Lodge Scholarship Award Committee is now accepting applications from graduating high school seniors from Bethpage, Farmingdale, Massapequa, and Plainedge High School who are enrolled in a full-time college program in the fall. Candidates, regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity, should contact their guidance councilors for an application. Application deadline is May 1.
Choices and Consequences, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice’s driver-education program aimed at teaching high school students about the dangers of drunk and reckless driving, will be presented this month at both Massapequa and Plainedge High Schools
The Beatles might have broken up 40 years ago, but the music has never faded from memory. Beatles music is as popular as ever, a fact dramaticized not only by Paul McCartney’s successful concerts at CitiField last summer, but in such local events as “Long Island Sings The Beatles.”
In honor of President’s Week, Elaine Faith Thompson has released her Theodore Roosevelt fine art prints. Her latest realistic painting is Roosevelt as a Rough Rider on his horse in front of his Oyster Bay home, Sagamore Hill.
The trial of Sanji Francis, the Melville doctor accused of selling prescription drugs to Massapequa area teenagers, has been adjourned again.
The trial was set to begin on Feb. 8. On that date, it was adjourned until Tuesday, Feb. 16.
In preparation for this, my third piece about the Faith Mission, a soup kitchen and pantry in Freeport, I made another visit to talk with Mary Joesten, the director and founder, along with several of the volunteers. Jennifer Lyon, who still lives in Massapequa and who is a dedicated team leader and a school teacher, stopped by my home to tell me about the problem the Mission is having getting food for the more than 250 hungry people that need a hot meal at lunch time. Many even come for coffee and bagels or a cold cereal breakfast.
The trial of Sanji Francis, the Melville doctor, accused of selling prescription drugs to Massapequa area teenagers, that was set to begin Feb. 8 has been adjourned until at least next Tuesday, Feb. 16.
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