CSEA to Nassau: Juvenile Detention Center Needs More Than 'Band-Aid' Fix
The Civil Services Employees Association (CSEA), New York's leading civil service employee's union, is calling upon the county to end what they refer to as "decades of decay at the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC)." Union officials refer to conditions at the Westbury-based facility, which operates under the county's Department of Social Services, as "unacceptable" and took Nassau Legislators on a tour March 28.
Kazigo Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter of Father
The District Attorney made the acceptance of the plea conditional to the defendant receiving 20 years in prison for Kazigo's role in his father's murder, which occurred in Westbury. In September 2005, the grand jury returned an indictment for murder - 2nd degree, a Class A felony; burglary - 1st degree, a Class B felony; and tampering with physical evidence, a Class E felony. Without the guilty manslaughter plea, Kazigo, if convicted on the above mentioned charges faced a maximum of 25 years-to-life in prison.
Amputee Runners Break Records at ASPIRE Run
Two records fell at the ASPIRE 10 kilometer road race in Plainview April 1. Competing against able-bodied runners, nine amputee athletes sponsored by A Step Ahead Prosthetics & Orthotics of Hicksville participated in the race, which raises money for ASPIRE, a non-profit organization that provides financial support and education to children with limb loss.
Athletic Events Scheduled
The following is a list of athletic events from April 12 through April 19 at Carle Place Middle/High School:
Thanks to Chief Rohde