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.
Nassau Works, which was officially launched Tuesday, helps connect job seekers with local businesses by way of a free online service.
There is the potential for a Suozzi – Mangano rematch for Nassau County Executive in November.
The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.
Long Island is being warned there could be many power outages from the storm and for residents whose memories of Sandy are still fresh, that really is the last thing they want to hear.
These are the first reimbursements delivered in the state since Sandy hit in late October.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced Tuesday that homeowners will soon receive a property damage review form in the mail.
The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response is holding a public hearing Tuesday at 6 p.m. at SUNY College of Old Westbury.