Monthly Archives: June 2011

ECONOMISTS SAY MANGANO’S DEAL TO BUILD NEW ARENA WILL CREATES 4,500 JOBS & GENERATE OVER $400 MILLION IN REVENUE TO HOLD THE LINE ON PROPERTY TAXES

By Eden Laikin A new Nassau Coliseum would generate $400 million in revenue for County taxpayers – after paying back the construction costs – under an historic agreement between County Executive Edward Mangano and New York Islanders owner Charles Wang. … Continue reading

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No Choice But to Layoff 130 Employees

By Eden Laikin Faced with a lack of voluntary concessions from labor unions, despite months of negotiations, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced he would lay-off 133 County employees as part of $32 million annual savings plan. Mangano’s … Continue reading

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MANGANO TO ENTER PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO KEEP LI BUS RUNING – ROUTES AND FARES TO REMAIN THE SAME

In the wake of the MTA’s failure to sustain a Long Island bus system, and in order to continue the much needed service without disruption, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today a plan for a public-private partnership to … Continue reading

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MANGANO JOB FAIR ATTRACTS THOUSANDS OF JOB SEEKERS

For four hours on Wednesday, June 8, two-thousand Nassau County job-seekers had their pick of nearly 100 employers and 40 community and training resource agencies, in search of employment opportunities and career counseling. The job fair, hosted by County Executive … Continue reading

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Nassau Aims to Put People Back to Work

By Eden Laikin In yet another effort to combat local unemployment, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is hosting a job fair that will bring together nearly 100 employers seeking potential candidates to fill a variety of positions. The job … Continue reading

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Mangano Helps House Hometown Heroes

By Eden Laikin As part of Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano efforts to provide affordable housing to those who served in the Gulf war, the County Legislature today approved plans to transfer a vacant County-owned property in Hicksville to … Continue reading

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MANGANO MERGES DEPARTMENTS TO SAVE TAXPAYERS MILLIONS ANNUALLY

By Eden Laikin The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved the consolidation of six County departments into two – the latest move in County Executive Ed Mangano’s efforts to streamline government and cut wasteful spending. As a result of the passing … Continue reading

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