Looks Great Service has a whopping $70 million contract with Nassau for debris removal, CBS 2 has learned. It has been revealed that Looks Great has contributed $17,000 to the Republican’s re-election campaign.
The county’s public pools will be open an additional two hours on Monday – until 8 p.m. – due to high demand.
“We had one contractor who was knocking on doors collecting money to do Sandy recovery work. He would do a little bit of the work and then move on,” County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley said.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and other officials cut the ribbon on Monday and Tuesday was the first morning drive for it since Sandy.
Flash flood warnings for the five boroughs of New York City, Fairfield County, Conn., and Nassau County and Suffolk County expired earlier in the evening.
Forecasters say the remains from Andrea will approach from the south, bringing heavy rain to the state on Friday. The rain could produce small stream and urban flooding.
Worshippers exchanged hugs Wednesday as they arrived for Andrea Rebello’s funeral at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow.
While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”
A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.
The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.
Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.
It’s possible that merging the Baldwin-based First Precinct into the Seaford-based Seventh Precinct may never happen as planned, officials said.
Thomas McKinley, 53, and his wife Lorraine Bianchini, 61, were arrested Monday around 12:30 p.m. during an undercover operation, police said.
Mangano believes that a new smaller venue would be more competitive for concerts, minor league sports, and family shows.
In 2012, Nassau County hosted over 650 production days – more days than Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx.