Red Cross Applauds Town of Hempstead
Swim Teams Host Their Own Swim-A-Cross --
On Thursday, July 27, the Town of Hempstead hosted a Swim-A-Cross at Newbridge Road Park in Bellmore. Over 600 swimmers, from ages six to 17, represented local teams from pools including Averill of Elmont, Echo of West Hempstead, Forest City of Wantagh, Malibu of Lido Beach, Newbridge of Bellmore, Oceanside, Rath of Franklin Square, and Veterans of East Meadow. These participants trained well for the event and garnered sponsorship to raise funds for the American Red Cross in Nassau County (ARC/Nassau).
McCarthy: Seniors May Fall Into Medicare Part D's 'Doughnut Hole'
Nearly three years have passed since Congress passed the Medicare prescription drug plan, Part D. And while I opposed Part D, I have met with more than 1,000 Long Island seniors to educate them about the details of the plan.