Last Tuesday, Sept. 14, New York was one of the several states to hold the final round of primary voting in advance of the mid-term elections. The usual round of pundits made the usual round of commentary by missing a dubious story of the evening: None of the several Long Island-based candidates vying for statewide office, either Democrat or Republican, won their races. In fact, most of the second-place finishers were from either Nassau or Suffolk county office seekers.
Eight Roslyn youths received citations for their outstanding efforts towards developing techniques to reduce conflicts personally, with their families and within their community.
In 1998, the Nassau County Museum of Art’s exhibit, “The Civil War: The Paintings of Mort Künstler,” broke attendance records and stands as one of the museum’s top-drawing shows.
A retirement ceremony for Captain James Gregorski, the Roslyn Heights native who rose to become commander of the USS Kearsarge will be held on Friday, Sept. 17 in Norfolk, VA.
This year has marked the passing—-and the continuation—-of two great political careers in the state of West Virginia. One of the gentlemen in question is a native of Roslyn.
At his upcoming exhibition at the Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor, one that will be held from Sept. 25, to Jan. 9, visitors will be able to gain insight into the creative processes of Mort Künstler, an artist renown for his authentic and moving portrayals of scenes from the Civil War.
The Roslyn Board of Education voted unanimously on August 17 to apply nearly $1.2 million from the district’s reserve funds, as well as to increase its estimate of recovered funds by $400,000, in order to lower the increase in the tax levy to zero percent, thereby providing tax relief to local residents during this extended period of economic uncertainty. This is being accomplished, school district officials said, despite drastic reductions in state support for the Roslyn Public Schools.
In addition to the Republican Party primary for the 5th Congressional District, the Democrats will have their own primary for the same seat on Sept. 14 as East Meadow resident Patricia Maher will challenge incumbent Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Roslyn Heights).
When, in the early 2000s, the longtime Air National Guard base in East Hills was set to close down, village officials took a huge gamble on what would replace that 40-acre site. The property was purchased by the village from the US government for $3.10 million and then paid for from the sale of property owned by the village.
The proposal by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano to merge the administrative functions of the 6th and 2nd Police Precincts has been both a moving target and an extremely fluid plan that has undergone many critical changes since it was first leaked to the press on Aug. 6.
At a hastily convened meeting by Supervisor Jon Kaiman at the Town of North Hempstead last Tuesday, local, county and state elected officials and PBA officers and members crowded into town hall to learn the details of the plan from Nassau County Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey who tried to assure skeptical mayors and county legislators that a reduction and redistribution of personnel resources would not result in a diminution of services to the public.
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