Bank Robbery in West Hempstead
Astoria Federal Savings Bank at 490 Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead was robbed on Monday, Dec. 19 at 12:40 p.m., according to police.
Weitzman: Nassau County Has Too Many Layers of Government
"Nassau County has too many layers of government. In addition to the county, three towns, two cities and 64 villages, there are more than 200 other districts with taxing authority, not including school and library districts. They have wildly varying tax rates, and, unfortunately, many of them have little or no public accountability," said Comptroller Howard Weitzman at a Dec. 19 press conference in Mineola.
Homeowners Keep Paying More
School Budgets Are the Problem