Articles Tagged ‘casino’

Letters To The Press: For the Week of June 24 – June 30

Kudos to Nassau County authorities for the arrest and conviction of an admitted dogfighter [“Elmont Man Jailed for Dog Fighting,” June 14], and to the courts for sentencing him to jail time and a five-year ban on keeping companion animals.

Letters to the Press: For the Week of May 20 – May 26

Did the Long Island Press, like myself and other Long Island residents, miss your invitation to attend President Obama’s appearance at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser held last night at the exclusive St. Regis hotel on Fifth Avenue? Tickets started at $15,000 per person or $30,000 per couple. $50,000 per couple got you access for a ‘VIP” reception.

Letters to the Press: For the Week of May 6 – May 12

Immigration (both legal and illegal) seems to be a popular topic for the publisher and editors of the LI Press and for many good reasons [“Crossing the Border,” April 22]. One important point should be made first and foremost. Odds are that at least half and more likely 75 to 80 percent of your readers who can point to three or more generations of Americans as ancestors probably have at least one who came here illegally.

Off the Reservation: The Lighthouse Project Casino

The Shinnecock Nation is set to finally receive federal recognition. This status gives the tribe the ability to apply for a Class III gaming license,…

Shinnecock Awaits Ruling That Could Yield Casino

A small tribe of Indians based in Long Island’s Hamptons region is awaiting word on whether the federal government will give it formal recognition. A…