Articles Tagged ‘NYS’

Former Nassau County DA Denis Dillon Dead at 76

  Denis Dillon, the former district attorney who presided over Nassau County for more than three decades, died of lymphoma at his Rockville Centre home early…



Problems Still Rampant At Cedar Creek Sewage Plant

April Press investigation into myriad hazards at Cedar Creek Sewage Plant sparks investigations, death threats, demands and outrage. Dangers are still rampant at the plant



Long Island School Budgets: Tax Dollars Go to Work

By Spencer Rumsey Threats of job cuts and wage freezes. An onslaught of school budget repudiations of historical proportions. That’s what happened in New Jersey…



Native American Cigarette Industry is Being Crushed

Tucked away along a waterway in Mastic, Long Island is Poospatuck, the smallest Indian reservation in New York State. It means “Where the water meets”…



At Hofstra For David Paterson’s Campaign Kickoff

by Spencer Rumsey Waiting for our headstrong governor to launch his re-election bid in Hempstead last Saturday, I thought if there were an Olympics for…



Undressing The Emperor

Eight years as mayor of Glen Cove, eight years as Nassau County Executive. In stark contrast to Long Island’s lone daily newspaper’s recent resounding endorsement of Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi for what would be his third term as the county’s top elected official (an endorsement which failed to mention the nearly $200,000 in campaign contributions Newsday’s parent company Cablevision, its political action committee and owners, the Dolan family, have donated to his political aspirations since 2006, according to New York State [NYS] Board of Elections financial disclosure records), we at the Press thought we’d be a little more judgmental rather than hand out a free pass.