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Letter: Corpus Christi School Closing Sad for Community

Friday, 22 January 2010 00:00

It is with a heavy heart that I read the letter I received at home and the front page article of the Long Island Catholic about Corpus Christi School closing in June. After 85 plus years, for Corpus Christi School to close is not only devastating, it is nothing short of a tragedy.

 

Letter: NuHealth Website Offers Access to Haitian Relief Efforts

Friday, 22 January 2010 00:00

As the island nation of Haiti struggles to recover from the unimaginable destruction resulting from the recent earthquake, our thoughts and prayers are with not only with the victims, but with our many employees and patients of Haitian descent.

 

Better Immigration Enforcement Means Safer Communities

Written by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

In late November, columnist Robert McMillan wrote a piece entitled “A Story About One Illegal Immigrant,” which questioned the enforcement of federal immigration laws. Immigration enforcement policies affect the safety of all Nassau County residents, but perhaps not in the way that McMillan might imagine.

 

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson - January 13, 2010

Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

MTA Capital Plan Vetoed

Last week, the proposed 2010-2014 MTA Capital Plan was vetoed by the Executive Branch’s representative to the MTA Capital Program Review Board (CPRB.) This veto, the first vote cast, automatically sent the plan back to the MTA under CPRB rules.

 

Veterans News

Written by Edward G. Aulman Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00
Nominee

Dr. Robert Petzel  has been nominated by Pres. Barack Obama for VA undersecretary of health. “ I have a reputation for candor,” Petzel said, promising to speak up within the administration if he felt medical budgets were too low and also to be blunt with Congress about his personal assessment of funding.

 

What Every Long Islander Should Know

Written by Nancy Rauch Douzinas Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Getting Back Our Mojo

Back in the day, Long Island was a land of movers and shakers.

People came here with vision and purpose. They saw opportunity, and seized it.

 

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson - December 30, 2009

Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Landmark Senate Foreclosure Bill Signed Into Law

Landmark legislation that protects homeowners and communities from the ongoing foreclosure crisis has been signed into law, Senator Craig M. Johnson announced.

“This measure not only assists homeowners against unscrupulous lenders and uncooperative banks, but just as importantly, it helps protect their neighbors and neighborhoods from the ripple effects of a foreclosure crisis that they had no direct involvement with,” Senator Johnson said.

 

Around the Town with Lou - December 30, 2009

Written by Lou Sanders Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00

Christmas would seem different without the mayor’s annual wonderful party and a chance to meet so many old friends. Those we had a chance to talk to included Dr. Frank Johnson, Gerri, Ed, and Gene Solosky, Carl Marchese, Joyce Gorycki, John Macedo, Walter and Joan Hobbs, Manuel Fernandes, William Symington, Tom Gaines, Kevin Kerrane, Gary Tuthill, Frank Heinrich, Fred Booher, Joe Posillico, Michael Vizza, Joe Scalero, Pat Lackner, Gene Reidlinger, Charles Sleefe, Margaret Ann Farmer, Mary Parker, Jackie Wledgher, Kathleen D’Antonio, Joe Dores, Emilia Morelli, Meredith Minkoff, Vivien Yugn, John Davanzo, Tom Mikowski, Mike and Cina Palumbo, Lauren Christansen, David DaSilva, Gabriel and Sandy Fernandes, Lenny Palumbo, Richard Vieira, Peter Ferreira, Andrew Martone, Judge John O’Shea, Jeff Clark, Larry Werther, Williston Mayor Lud Ordierna, Susan Anaischik, Theresa Kelly, Councilman Angelo Ferrara, Nick Liakidnis, owner of the Station Coffee Shop; Kyle and Bob Teemsma, Anghus Park, John Young, Ron Ciesinwski, Assemblyman Tom McKevitt and Grand Knight Ken Lyons.

 

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.

Traditionally a time of celebration, the holidays may be exceptionally hard for families who have endured the devastating effect of a drunk-driving crash. Their coping skills may be tested and the need for additional support is crucial.

 

Letter: Kudos to John Strein, Thank You for Your Service

Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

For the past quarter century, John Strein has volunteered with the Mineola Athletic Association in one way or another to help improve the lives of the children in our community.  Over the years, John coached a countless number of baseball and soccer teams and also served on our board of directors in many capacities, including the past three years as MAA president.

 

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