Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano

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.


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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.


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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.


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Nassau County To Start Closing Down Police Precincts In May

Officials said the reorganization plan will begin May 1 with the Levittown station house being the first to become a community policing center with reduced staff and responsibilities.


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Gallof: For Islanders, Sticking Around Starting To Look Less Probable

More than a year ago an Islanders source warned me that the minority percentage of possible suitors outside of New York would rapidly climb. Eventually, that person said, this idea might even reverse, and become the bigger possibility. Well, it’s starting.


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Nassau County Votes To Close Half Of Its Police Precincts

Police precincts in Nassau County have been chopped due to an ongoing budget battle. The Legislature voted along party lines, 10-9, on Monday afternoon in favor of closing half of the county’s eight precincts.


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Nassau Residents Use Spike In Burglaries As Ammo In Fight To Keep Police Precincts Open

One of the wealthiest and safest counties in America is being targeted by thugs and thieves. Residents in Nassau County are living in fear with word that home invasions and burglaries have spiked more than 100 percent.


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Gallof: Islanders Have But A Glimmer Of Hope Left In Nassau County

If the Islanders and Nassau County are to ever get together on a new plan to keep the team where it is, it appears the window for such a meeting of the minds has now been stretched closer to 2013.


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Long Island Developers Planning To Develop Nassau ‘Hub’ With Or Without The Islanders

One day before the Nassau County Legislature debates the future of the Coliseum site CBS 2 has learned several developers are drafting proposals that imagine Long Island’s future without the Islanders.