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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Court Of Appeals Declines To Hear Challenge To MTA Payroll Tax

New York’s Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, declined Tuesday to hear a challenge to the commuter tax, letting the tax stand in downstate counties.


Snow pile in front of Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Winter Storm Dumps More Than A Foot Of Snow On Parts Of Long Island

Residents are digging out after the first major winter storm of 2014 dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Long Island.


Nassau County Police Chief Thomas Dale (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale Resigns

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said he met with Thomas Dale on Thursday morning and the commissioner tendered his resignation.


Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

Latest Polls Show Mangano Holds Substantial Lead Over Suozzi

Fifty-two percent of voters said that they backed Mangano compared to thirty-five percent for Suozzi, according to a Newsday, News 12, and Siena College poll.


Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, left, (Photo by Steven Henry/Getty Images); Tom Suozzi (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Pundit: Mangano-Suozzi II Is Turning Into The ‘Thrilla In Mineola’

The race for Nassau County executive is getting national attention. The county’s nearly 1.5 million residents have been known to set voting trends.


Pictured (left to right): County Executive Ed Mangano; DSS Commissioner John Imhof; and DSS Director of Investigations Scott Skrynecki. (credit: Nassau County Executive's Office)

13 People Accused Of Welfare Fraud In Nassau County

“Those that set out to defraud the system have become more crafty in their schemes and more elaborate in their schemes,” Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said, adding that welfare fraud impacts everyone. “If you live in Nassau County and you’re paying taxes, you’re being cheated.”


Nassau County Parks Commissioner Carnell Foskey at the Wantagh Park pool (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Park Pools Ready For Summer Season

Many of the county park pools suffered severe damage in superstorm Sandy and have undergone extensive repairs and improvements.


Nassau Coliseum

County Residents Skeptical Of Proposal To Downsize Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders are skating off to Brooklyn in 2015, leaving cash-strapped Nassau County once again on the hot seat to come up with a critically needed plan to save its coliseum.


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Gallof: Astonishing Political Bickering Ultimately Led To Islanders Leaving Nassau

This ongoing series will focus on shining a light in an attempt to autopsy why the NHL not only died in Nassau County, but who helped hammer in the nails of the proverbial coffin.


A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Coming To New York City, Long Island

New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system.


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EXCLUSIVE: Shocking School Tax Hikes Hit Nassau County

It’s bad news for Nassau County homeowners. School tax bills for many are drastically higher — double digits higher.


Barclays Center as seen from Chopper 880 - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 18, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: While Nassau Postures, Islanders Positioning For Real Run At Brooklyn

According to an NHL source, Islanders owner Charles Wang will use the new developer aspects in Nassau County to put more pressure on the Barclays Center for a good deal. Things are starting to happen.


Pictured (left to right): Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature Peter Schmitt; Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano; Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (credit: Nassau County Executive’s Office)

200 More Jobs To Be Cut Under Nassau County Deficit Reduction Plan

He’s vowing not to raise property taxes in the current political climate, but with sales taxes down, and revenues from red light cameras down, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano still faces a staggering budget deficit.


The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Gallof: Bad News Islanders Fans, New Nassau Coliseum Plan Is Fatally Flawed

If you find positives in Nassau County’s new plan to renovate the area where the Islanders currently play, I have an old and dilapidated coliseum to sell you. This latest attempt to keep the NHL where it currently resides is pie in the sky.


Charles Wang

Gallof: Rich Owner, Poor Team — Why Islanders Act Like Desperate Paupers

As you continue to watch the playoffs, you might want to take a look at a team that was once in the same boat as the Islanders — the Florida Panthers. It will give you some perspective on why certain things play out the way they do.