Letter: Roads in Nassau are badly pocked

A pothole remains open on Selfridge Avenue on

A pothole remains open on Selfridge Avenue on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Garden City. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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I contacted Town of Hempstead and Nassau County officials about the horrendous disrepair of many of the streets and roads, especially Hempstead Turnpike and Hicksville Road. I was informed that these roads are the responsibility of the state.

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Shouldn't our elected officials pressure the state to undertake improvements? The county should invite Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for a firsthand view of the deplorable conditions we residents face every day.

Norman Berkowitz, Levittown

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