Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.
Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.
The veteran Long Island Democrat leaves after eight terms in Congress and now the race is on to succeed him.
"They don’t know what the fuck they’re doing," Sen. Skelos said on wiretap, referring to Nassau County government.
"He's full of shit," Dean Skelos said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The economics of sports subsidies can be a hit or a miss.
Joe Walsh & Engelbert Humperdinck rock NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Vertical Horizon, Jessie's Girl & Timeflies rip up The Paramount, & Elvis is resurrected at Patchogue Theatre, among so much more!
The Family and Children's Association is losing a $2 million contract that has helped keep kids out of foster care for the past 20 years and boasts a 98-percent success rate, the group says.