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The games will go on after sundown at the Syosset Central School District thanks to portable lights the county has approved.
The six light sets will cost $48,000 and can be used for athletic events at the Syosset Central School District High School, the H.B. Thompson Middle School, and the J. Irving Baylis School.
“When sometimes it’s starting to get dark out this would help them continue...Read more »
Nassau County Legis. Carrié Solages (D-Elmont) is forming an Elmont/Valley Stream public safety committee with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association, officials said.
Solages and the Nassau PBA plan to join forces to talk about policing and enforcement issues in Elmont and Valley Stream since the Fifth Precinct became a community policing center last year.
A community meeting...Read more »
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano wants to add a dormitory to the county’s Office of Emergency Management complex in Bethpage.
After superstorm Sandy last year, hundreds of visiting first responders had few options but to sleep in offices at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center, Mangano said. “We basically took over the whole homeland security building,” he said in a recent interview.
To...Read more »
The John and Janet Kornreich Charitable Foundation will donate $300,000 to Literacy Nassau, a Freeport-based not-for-profit that provides tutoring for illiterate adults.
John Kornreich, trustee of the Old Westbury-based foundation, said in a statement that the charity donated to Literacy Nassau because of its commitment to fostering language skills in Nassau County.
“We are impressed...Read more »
Applications open for aid to buy homes Nassau County residents seeking to make their dream of buying a house a reality are invited to apply for a share of $500,000 in federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding.
“Home ownership and affordable housing is vitally important to keeping families, seniors and young professionals on Long Island and is critical to economic...Read more »
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos released his 2012 Living Wage Law Annual Report, which summarizes the audits conducted during the prior year and the overall compliance with the law since its inception in 2006.
Three audits were conducted in 2012 and found that compliance continues to be at its highest since the law came into effect. The most significant finding of the three audits...Read more »