Loss of Islanders Nassau's wake-up call
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Losing the Islanders to almost a decade of political backbiting and foot dragging ought to knock some sense into Nassau's leadership.
For eight years, there never seemed to be a shared sense of urgency about the importance of remaking the area around Nassau Coliseum.
Like Charles Wang's Lighthouse, an ambitious proposal the Islanders owner made in 2004 to remake Nassau's last major undeveloped...