Monthly Archives: May 2011

Its official! Public Referendum on New Sports Arena set for Aug. 1st

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s Job Creation and Economic Development Plan for Nassau’s HUB took a monumental step forward today with the Republican majority of the County Legislature approving a public vote on the project to be … Continue reading

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Mangano’s Economic Development and Job Creation Plan for Nassau’s Hub Advances

By Eden Laikin Supporters of Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s Economic Development and Job Creation Plan for Nassau’s Hub packed the County Legislative Chamber today to voice support for a public vote that could start the project before the end … Continue reading

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Nassau’s Road to Job Creation: The HUB & Beyond

County Executive Ed Mangano’s Economic Development & Job Creation Plan discussing the HUB, the Nassau Coliseum, the perspective minor league baseball arena & plans for a public referendum.  

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BUILD IT NOW RALLY IN MINEOLA

By Eden Laikin Hundreds of New York Islander fans and laborers from numerous local unions rallied in front of the County Legislative Building in Mineola this morning, urging prompt approval for economic development at Nassau’s HUB. “Build it Now!” became … Continue reading

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COUNTY DEMOCRATS VOTE NO ON GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION

Democrats on the Nassau County Legislature today voted against consolidation of department managers – a proposal by the administration which they said would eliminate duplicative services, create program efficiencies and reduce overall spending by nearly $1 million. Chief Deputy County … Continue reading

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“Let’s Build It” – Supporters of Mangano’s Development Plan Say

By Eden Laikin Leaders of local construction trades unions and area business owners today gathered at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to urge the passage of a public vote that would allow for a major economic development plan at the … Continue reading

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MANGANO TAKES STEPS TO ATTRACT MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM

By Eden Laikin Only those who can bring a professional minor league baseball team to Nassau and generate much needed revenue to the County, while providing affordable entertainment and recreational opportunities, need apply. A Request-For-Proposal (RFP) issued today by Nassau … Continue reading

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