Community Members Raise Concerns About State-Ready Prisoners
Calling it an issue that has long been "simmering beneath the surface," members of the Jail Advisory Committee (JAC), a voluntary organization of community leaders from East Meadow and Salisbury, are calling into question the terms of a contract between the Nassau County Legislature and the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) regarding "state-ready" prisoners held at the Nassau County Correctional Facility in East Meadow. The contract, adopted in Feb. of 1999, is up for renewal this month.
Remembering Ethel Rooney Hall
In the words of her favorite Tennyson poem, Ethel Rooney Hall "crossed the bar," having touched the hearts and minds of many in her community, and beyond. The 80-year resident of Westbury died in her home Jan. 26. She was 100 years old.
Baseball and Softball Registrations on Now
If Spring is almost here, baseball can't be far behind. Indeed, the Westbury Amateur Baseball Association is gearing up now for the 2000 season.
Carle Place Boys' Bowling Nassau County Champions
The boys' varsity bowling team earned their first Nassau County Team Championship with a thrilling finish at Garden City Bowl which featured the top 16 boys' teams (out of 39 schools) in Section VIII.
County Executive's Column
Not in My Backyard