Monthly Archives: October 2011

NEWSDAY’S JOYE BROWN JUST DOESN’T GET IT!

By Eden Laikin Joye Brown’s column in Newsday Sunday, October 30th, inaccurately describes the circumstances of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority’s (NIFA) decision to allow Nassau County to end borrowing in 2015 for tax refunds accumulated over the past … Continue reading

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Mangano, Legislators Ford & Kopel Announce Notification System For Residents Near Sewer Treatment Plants

Residents can register for notifications of all reportable events Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislators Denise Ford and Howard J. Kopel announced today the creation of a new notification system designed to notify residents about reportable incidents at … Continue reading

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Mangano Releases Roadmap for Labor Savings

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano said that he’s decided, in the interest of fairness, to let the labor unions decide how to achieve the necessary savings in the 2012 budget and possibly avoid a number of … Continue reading

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MANGANO CALLS OUT UNION BOSSES

By Eden Laikin County Executive Edward P. Mangano responded to comments made today by Nassau’s public employee unions, by telling union leaders to “get off their butts” and negotiate with him and help save hundreds of residents’ jobs. In his … Continue reading

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HOW NASSAU COUNTY’S DEFICIT GREW TO $300 MILLION

By Eden Laikin Former County Executive Tom Suozzi “hemorrhaged” money during his 8-year tenure and that’s why the deficit got so large, said a Nassau resident who testified today before the County Legislature, in defense of County Executive Ed Mangano’s … Continue reading

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FIRST ANNUAL VETERANS BBQ A SUCCESS

By Eden Laikin Despite the pouring rain, Nassau County forged ahead to host the First Annual Veterans BBQ at Eisenhower Park on Friday, Sept. 23. More than a hundred Veterans and their families enjoyed hours of food and entertainment under … Continue reading

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MANGANO COMMEMORATES POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY

By Eden Laikin They came from all over Long Island – members of veterans’ organizations, elected officials, clergy and American ex-prisoners of war.  They came to remember the POW/MIAs from Nassau and Suffolk. And they did so at a solemn … Continue reading

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