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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano

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.

07/23/2012

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.

WFAN–07/12/2012

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.

WFAN–04/18/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS/File)

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.

03/26/2012

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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.

WFAN–03/22/2012

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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.

03/05/2012

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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.

02/20/2012

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

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.

WFAN–02/15/2012

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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.

02/13/2012

Protestors at Nassau legislature in Mineola before hearing on police precincts on Feb. 13, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Committees Vote In Favor Of Nassau County’s Community Policing Plan

The full legislature will vote on the move in two weeks on February 27th.

02/13/2012

John Capano

Lawmakers Gearing Up To Put An End To Painkiller Prescription ‘Doctor Shopping’

A grand jury probe into “doctor shopping” on Long Island is underway in the aftermath of the Medford pharmacy massacre and the New Year’s Eve killing of an off-duty ATF agent in Seaford.

01/03/2012

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Critics Blast Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano For Adding Workers To Payroll During Hiring Freeze

Democrat Wayne Wink, a ranking member on the legislature’s finance committee, said Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano isn’t playing fair.

04/20/2011

Ed Mangano (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Plans Layoffs, Cuts To Close Budget Gap

It’s a plan that will save the count over $121 million, but it will cost hundreds of jobs.

03/16/2011

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