Letter: Thanks to Williston Park Fire Rescue Squad

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Williston Park Fire Department Rescue Squad for their prompt and efficient service a few weeks...

Letter: Send Another Message On Nov. 2, 2010

The recent review by the New York State Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) of the state consolidation bill aimed at villages and special districts shows...

Letter: Help Save OurLibraries

The governor of the State of New York has proposed a 10 percent cut across the board (except for 4.5 percent for school aid)...

Eye on the Island: November 6, 2009

2010’s Election CycleElection Day 2009 is history so voters will now be given a respite from political mail and television commercials as well as...

Letter: Open Letter to the Residents of Manhasset Hills

You may be aware that this year there has been increase in the number of burglaries in the neighborhood. The Town of North Hempstead...

Letter: Congressman Ackerman Responds To Village

I have been reading in the Illustrated News about the problems that the Village of Williston Park has been experiencing in accessing the $1...

Letter:Open Letter to New Hyde Park Garden City Park Residents

Like many of you, this week, I received two mailings from the New York State Democratic Committee. Both call Richard Nicolello’s appointment as counsel...

What Do You Know About Herricks?

Vignettes of Herricks, Part II:1794: On September 25, a post office opens in the Queens County Court House. It is the first post office...

The Mayor’s Corner: October 9, 2009

Coats For Kids has begun in our area. This program, where new and gently used coats are donated for those in need (children and...

What Do You Know About Herricks?

The Bloody Hollow Mystery, Part II:Europeans made homes in the Herricks area 365 years ago. Over that long a period of time, some unpleasant...