Legislator Craig Johnson Reflects on His First Year
"It's been an incredible year, overall," said Nassau County Legislator Craig Johnson, who was elected to represent the 11th Legislative District in May of 2000. A special election was held at that time, to fill the position held by his mother, Legislator Barbara Johnson, until her untimely death. We caught up with the Legislator recently, who shared his reflections of his accomplishments and progress made to improve the county's financial state.
Parking Meter Attendant Arrested for Official Misconduct
The Port Washington Police Department reports that they arrested Town of North Hempstead parking meter attendant Roy M. Diogo. The 44-year-old Westbury resident is charged with three counts each of petit larceny and official misconduct.
Schreiber Coaches Honor Athletes
Coaches of Schreiber's winter sports team, athletes and parents took over the high school gymnasium on March 12. The occasion was the annual ceremony honoring the athletes from Schreiber who participated on winter sports teams. The coaches of the specific teams gave players individual awards, such as the coach's award, most valuable player (MVP) and most improved player (MIP).
On the Bay
Tuesday, March 20, was the official start of spring. Crocuses are sprouting, the air is warmer, and the days seem to be longer, though this might be a perception based on wishful thinking. While the frostbiting spring season continues into April, sailors area already daydreaming of spending time down at the boatyards preparing their boats for launch. Thoughts turn to weekend racing and Thirsty Thursdays, picnic lunches on an afternoon sail on Long Island Sound, and evening sails to watch the sun set over New York City, with a return trip to Manhasset Bay under the stars. The summer just can't arrive soon enough!
Laments Loss of Grand Union
Nancy Cowles Announces Candidacy