WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Hundreds gathered in Nassau County on Thursday night, to speak out against a proposed gaming parlor.
The message to casino developers could not have been clearer: “Stay away from Westbury.”
“It doesn’t belong in this community,” one opponent said.
“I’m angry. This is not something I expected when I moved there,” another said.
A standing room only crowd packed into the Saint Brigid School in Westbury on Thursday night to fight plans to turn a vacant Fortunoff building into a video gaming parlor with 1,000 slot machines.