A deteriorating, heavily-used Long Island bridge over railroad tracks is going to be replaced. But that means a year of detoured traffic, and snarled road closures near the busy Roosevelt Field Mall in Nassau County.
After the Westbury community came together and fought the plan to bring a casino to their neighborhood, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would halt gaming facilities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
According to Nassau County police, the 21-year-old woman arrived at her basement apartment on Oliver Avenue in Westbury to find the door open.
The system was getting back to its regular service for the afternoon rush, spokesman Sal Arena said Friday afternoon.
Now that the Nassau County Off-Track Betting has decided not to pursue opening a casino in Westbury, one Elmont, New York, legislator is worried it will look at his community.
The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.
More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.
Three municipal governments and a number of residents said Thursday that they plan to ask a judge to issue a restraining order to try to stop a proposed gambling hall in Westbury, Long Island.
The proposal by Nassau Regional Off-Track Betting would turn the former Fortunoff store in Westbury into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.
Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.
Some opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.
Police say they have arrested a man on attempted murder charges for allegedly stabbing his former girlfriend multiple times in the neck and shoulder.
The cold weather was causing problems Thursday for people not just outdoors, but indoors too.
OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.
The facility would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. OTB hopes to open the facility next year, but strong community opposition is already forming.