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officials want nassau events to cancel roger waters concert


nassau county attorney carnell foskey is threatening to take “appropriate legal action” if nassau events center, the operator of the renovated nassau coliseum, does not cancel a concert featuring former pink floyd guitarist roger waters, citing his support for a movement to boycott israeli goods and services.nassau lawmakers passed a bill this year that bars companies from doing business with the county if they support the bds (boycott, divestment, sanctions) movement. “by enabling mr. waters to perform, nec has given mr. waters a forum or platform to express his bds ideology,” foskey wrote in a letter tuesday to nec.most popularlegis. howard j. kopel (r-lawrence) said allowing waters to perform at a county-run facility “offends the sense of decency held by our residents.” hempstead town c






nassau, suffolk legislatures want isles to return to coliseum


advertisement | advertise on newsdayconcertgoers file into nassau coliseum ahead of billy joel's return to the new nassau coliseum in uniondale on april 5, 2017. (credit: johnny milano) the nassau and suffolk legislatures will hold a rare joint bicounty news conference friday at the nassau coliseum to urge the arena’s brooklyn-based developer to make unspecified “modifications” to the building to lure the new york islanders back to their former home.the nassau legislature wrote to islanders’ owners jonathan ledecky and scott malkin last month asking them to “give the idea...






trump urges republicans to repeal obamacare now and replace it later


president donald trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of gop senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is pushing.these lawmakers range from moderate to conservative republicans,... (erica werner)






nassau coliseum reopening one small step for long island economy


advertisement | advertise on newsdayofficials participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony friday, march 31, 2017, at the refreshed nassau coliseum. (credit: howard schnapp) small-business owners say they will benefit from the renovated nassau coliseum in uniondale, which opens on wednesday, but the ultimate economic payoff is years away.experts say the full boost from the redevelopment of the nassau hub — the 77-acre tract of which nycb live’s nassau veterans memorial coliseum is a part — will require construction of elements such as housing, office and retail...






federal report says nassau failed to cooperate with ice


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe exterior of the nassau county correctional center in east meadow, shown on dec. 25, 2011. (credit: daniel brennan) nassau county landed on a new list of “sanctuary” jurisdictions that failed to cooperate with immigration and customs enforcement in detaining inmates wanted for deportation, the agency said this week.but nassau county sheriff michael sposato said the county, which runs the nassau county correctional center, has been cooperating with ice since 2014 in honoring requests to hold immigrants....






nassau county takes in $3.2 million from renovated coliseum


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynycb live's nassau veterans memorial coliseum, seen on april 5, 2017. (credit: all island aerial / kevin p. coughlin) the operator of the renovated nassau coliseum has paid the county more than $3.2 million in rent and other fees since taking control of the site in august 2015, according to data from the nassau county attorney’s office. documents obtained through the freedom of information law show nassau events center paid nearly $1.6 million in monthly rent during the 20 months when the arena was being...






officials want nassau events to cancel roger waters concert


advertisement | advertise on newsdayroger waters performs during his "us + them" tour stop at staples center on tuesday, june 20, 2017, in los angeles. (credit: chris pizzello/invision/ap) nassau county attorney carnell foskey is threatening to take “appropriate legal action” if nassau events center, the operator of the renovated nassau coliseum, does not cancel a concert featuring former pink floyd guitarist roger waters, citing his support for a movement to boycott israeli goods and services.nassau lawmakers passed a bill this year that bars companies from doing business...






nassau legis. carrié solages arrested, police say


nassau county legis. carrié solages has been arrested and is being processed at the fifth precinct, police said.nassau county police said the charges were pending. advertisement | advertise on newsdaynassau police arrested the elmont democrat overnight in connection with a “domestic incident,” according to sources. see alsorecent li mug shotsdatali crime statslauren corcoran-doolin, a spokesman for the nassau legislature’s democrats, declined to immediately comment.






nassau police: 2 passengers assaulted nice bus driver


advertisement | advertise on newsdayfrom left, delroy greaves, 20, is charged with beating a nice bus driver in nassau county, police said. kevin chavez, 20, of spencer avenue, was charged with assault, criminal mischief, and unlawful possession of marijuana, police said. (credit: ncpd) two passengers have been charged with beating a nice bus driver in nassau county, police said.the two queens men entered a nassau inter-county express bus at the mineola terminal without paying on wednesday and rode to the last stop at the roosevelt field mall in garden city, nassau county police said.as the pair were getting off the bus they began yelling at the 48-year-old driver...






nassau police: 2 passengers assaulted nice bus driver


advertisement | advertise on newsdayfrom left, delroy greaves, 20, is charged with beating a nice bus driver in nassau county, police said. kevin chavez, 20, of spencer avenue, was charged with assault, criminal mischief, and unlawful possession of marijuana, police said. (credit: ncpd) two passengers have been charged with beating a nice bus driver in nassau county, police said.the two queens men entered a nassau inter-county express bus at the mineola terminal without paying on wednesday and rode to the last stop at the roosevelt field mall in garden city, nassau county police said.as the pair were getting off the bus they began yelling at the 48-year-old driver...






nassau coliseum entertainment complex on hold


advertisement | advertise on newsdayrenovation work is going on at nassau coliseum in uniondale on tuesday, jan. 10, 2017. (credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.) construction of an 11-acre retail and entertainment complex next to the nassau coliseum is on hold as nassau county executive edward mangano and arena developers consider a new plan for the site that could include housing.mangano said nassau began examining housing after the empire state development approved an $85 million grant in october for construction of two parking garages on the nassau...






nassau coliseum renovation photos and new venue sneak peek


updated march 29, 2017 7:14 pmby david j. criblez   [email protected](credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.advertisementadvertise here(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)nassau coliseum's new, external modern look takes shape on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)joe and maryann campanelli of plainview and their family take their seats as the first ticket holders at the newly renovated nassau coliseum on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the first






nassau coliseum renovation photos and new venue sneak peek


updated march 29, 2017 5:18 pmby david j. criblez   [email protected](credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.advertisementadvertise here(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)nassau coliseum's new, external modern look takes shape on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)joe and maryann campanelli of plainview and their family take their seats as the first ticket holders at the newly renovated nassau coliseum on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the first






nassau coliseum renovation photos and new venue sneak peek


updated march 29, 2017 7:14 pmby david j. criblez   [email protected](credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the new face of nassau coliseum in uniondale on thursday march 23, 2017.advertisementadvertise here(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)nassau coliseum's new, external modern look takes shape on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)joe and maryann campanelli of plainview and their family take their seats as the first ticket holders at the newly renovated nassau coliseum on jan. 10, 2017.(credit: newsday/j. conrad williams jr.)the first






renovated nassau coliseum to feature express parking lanes


advertisement | advertise on newsdayan aerial view of the exterior renovation to the new nassau veterans memorial coliseum as seen on january 4, 2017. (credit: kevin p. coughlin / allislandaer) visitors to the renovated nassau coliseum, set to reopen april 5 with a billy joel concert, will be able to pay for parking when they purchase a ticket to a concert or show, allowing them to enter parking lots in express lanes.nassau events center, which is spending $165 million to overhaul the uniondale arena, announced wednesday that it has selected valley stream-based parking systems...






secret docket hides court cases in nassau county


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythe nassau county county courthouse is seen in mineola in an undated image. (credit: newsday / dick yarwood) judges and court employees in nassau county have maintained a secret docket of cases that hides their existence from the public, a practice that runs counter to core legal principles that have defined american courts since their inception.chief deputy nassau clerk john ferretti confirmed that judges have sealed case numbers, making it impossible for his office to reference the actions on...






nassau legis. carrié solages arrested on assault charge, cops say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynassau legis. carrié solages (credit: james escher) nassau county legis. carrié solages has been arrested and faces an assault charge after a dispute at his girlfriend’s apartment in valley stream, nassau county police said wednesday.solages is charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, said nassau police spokesman det. lt. richard lebrun.a handcuffed solages didn’t comment to reporters...






nassau legis. carrié solages arrested on assault charge, cops say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynassau legis. carrié solages (credit: james escher) nassau county legis. carrié solages has been arrested and faces an assault charge after a dispute at his girlfriend’s apartment in valley stream, nassau county police said wednesday.solages is charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, said nassau police spokesman det. lt. richard lebrun.police said solages, 38, arrived at the victim’s...






islanders return to nassau coliseum for preseason opener vs. flyers


the islanders will open the preseason schedule with a game at the renovated nassau coliseum in september, marking the team’s first time back to its former home since leaving for brooklyn’s barclays center april 2015.the game, which will be played sunday, sept. 17 at 1 p.m., will mark the islanders’ only appearance at the renovated arena despite a clause in the coliseum lease between nassau county and nassau events center calling for four regular-season and two preseason games.latest islanders storiesthe 2013 arena lease stipulates that if the islanders “are unable or unwilling” to play the games, nassau events center — a subsidiary of brooklyn sports & entertainment that operates barclays center — will have to pay nassau an additional $1 million annually.the games were a major selling poin






party primaries tuesday in nassau, suffolk


advertisement | advertise on newsdaynassau county legis. laura curran and nassau comptroller george maragos, democratic candidates for nassau county executive. (credit: howard schnapp; ed betz) polls are open tuesday from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. in primaries across long island, including the battle for the democratic nomination for nassau county executive and the republican nomination for suffolk county sheriff.in all, there are 20 elections for county, town, city and judicial posts from east hampton to glen cove. twelve primaries are in suffolk, including six on the gop side....






nassau close to agreement to extend jail care, county attorney says


advertisement | advertise on newsdaythis aerial view shows the nassau county jail in east meadow. (credit: flyingdogphotos.com / kevin p. coughlin) a nassau county deputy attorney told a judge friday the administration is “very close” to agreements that would extend the current jail medical vendor’s stay before nassau university medical center would take over inmate treatment at the facility in two or three months.“we have all the essential terms worked out,” county lawyer andrew scott told state supreme court justice robert bruno about...






nassau coliseum entertainment complex on hold


advertisement | advertise on newsdayrenovation work is going on at nassau coliseum in uniondale on tuesday, jan. 10, 2017. (credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.) construction of an 11-acre retail and entertainment complex next to the nassau coliseum is on hold as nassau county executive edward mangano and arena developers consider a new plan for the site that could include housing.mangano said nassau began examining housing after the empire state development corp. approved an $85 million grant in october for construction of two parking garages on...






nassau coliseum reopens, but hub’s overhaul faces hurdles


advertisement | advertise on newsdayceo bruce ratner addressing the audience after the ribbon cutting ceremony at the renovated nassau coliseum on friday, march 31, 2017. (credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.) a new chapter in nassau county’s decadelong struggle to overhaul the nassau coliseum — a saga riddled with missteps, taxpayer rejections and the loss of long island’s only major league sports team — starts wednesday as the arena reopens after an 18-month, $165 million makeover.bruce ratner, the project’s lead developer, says the renovated coliseum will serve as the region’s central entertainment...






nassau coliseum reopens, but hub’s overhaul faces hurdles


advertisement | advertise on newsdayceo bruce ratner addressing the audience after the ribbon cutting ceremony at the renovated nassau coliseum on friday, march 31, 2017. (credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.) a new chapter in nassau county’s decadelong struggle to overhaul the nassau coliseum — a saga riddled with missteps, taxpayer rejections and the loss of long island’s only major league sports team — starts wednesday as the arena reopens after an 18-month, $165 million makeover.bruce ratner, the project’s lead developer, says the renovated coliseum will serve as the region’s central entertainment...






nassau coliseum reopens, but hub’s overhaul faces hurdles


advertisement | advertise on newsdayceo bruce ratner addressing the audience after the ribbon cutting ceremony at the renovated nassau coliseum on friday, march 31, 2017. (credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.) a new chapter in nassau county’s decadelong struggle to overhaul the nassau coliseum — a saga riddled with missteps, taxpayer rejections and the loss of long island’s only major league sports team — starts wednesday as the arena reopens after an 18-month, $165 million makeover.bruce ratner, the project’s lead developer, says the renovated coliseum will serve as the region’s central entertainment...






roosevelt pedestrian injured by hit-run driver, nassau cops say


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya motorist left the scene after hitting and injuring a pedestrian tuesday in roosevelt, nassau county police said.the driver struck the male victim at 8:23 p.m. in front of 375 nassau rd., police said.the victim was admitted to a hospital with “multiple trauma injuries,” police said.police asked that anyone with information call crime stoppers at 800-244-8477....






jury awards nearly $8m, finds armor, nassau negligent in vet’s death


advertisement | advertise on newsdaybartholomew ryan, seen in a marine file photo, killed himself at the nassau county jail in east meadow in 2012. (credit: family photo) a federal jury in central islip found the nassau jail’s medical provider and the county negligent wednesday, awarding almost $8 million to the family of a combat veteran who hanged himself at nassau’s jail in 2012. after less than a day of deliberations, the jury ordered armor correctional health services to pay $7 million dollars in punitive damages to the family of bartholomew ryan, 32....






jury awards nearly $8m, finds armor, nassau negligent in vet’s death


advertisement | advertise on newsdaybartholomew ryan, seen in a marine file photo, killed himself at the nassau county jail in east meadow in 2012. (credit: family photo) a federal jury in central islip found the nassau jail’s medical provider and the county negligent wednesday, awarding almost $8 million to the family of a combat veteran who hanged himself at nassau’s jail in 2012. after a day of deliberations, the jury ordered armor correctional health services to pay $7 million dollars in punitive damages to the family of bartholomew ryan, 32. it also awarded...






nassau’s top cop, thomas krumpter, says he is retiring


acting nassau police commissioner thomas krumpter, a 25-year veteran of the department, is retiring. krumpter told newsday he informed his staff monday morning that his retirement is effective july 20. he earned approximately $237,000 in annual pay.most popularthough he has been in talks to become the chief of the lloyd harbor village police department, krumpter said monday he has no immediate new job plans.nassau deputy commissioner patrick ryder, will become the acting commissioner upon krumpter’s retirement, said county spokesman brian nevin. krumpter, who led the 2,450-officer force during a period of historic crime lows, joined nassau’s force in 1992.nassauphotos: nassau's top cop krumpter through the yearsnassau county executive edward mangano in 2014 named krumpter acting commission






nassau’s top cop, thomas krumpter, says he is retiring


acting nassau police commissioner thomas krumpter, a 25-year veteran of the department, is retiring. krumpter told newsday he informed his staff monday morning that his retirement is effective july 20. he earned approximately $237,000 in annual pay.most popularthough he has been in talks to become the chief of the lloyd harbor village police department, krumpter said monday he has no immediate new job plans.nassau deputy commissioner patrick ryder, will become the acting commissioner upon krumpter’s retirement, said county spokesman brian nevin. krumpter, who led the 2,450-officer force during a period of historic crime lows, joined nassau’s force in 1992.nassauphotos: nassau's top cop krumpter through the yearsnassau county executive edward mangano in 2014 named krumpter acting commission






nassau’s top cop krumpter retiring; ryder to take over


acting nassau police commissioner thomas krumpter, a 25-year veteran of the department, is retiring. krumpter told newsday he informed his staff monday morning that his retirement is effective july 20. he earned approximately $237,000 in annual pay.most popularthough he has been in talks to become the chief of the lloyd harbor village police department, krumpter said monday he has no immediate new job plans.nassau deputy commissioner patrick ryder will become the acting commissioner upon krumpter’s retirement, said county spokesman brian nevin. krumpter, who led the 2,450-officer force during a period of historic crime lows, joined nassau’s force in 1992.nassauphotos: nassau's top cop krumpter through the yearsnassau county executive edward mangano in 2014 named krumpter acting commissione






michael p. shea dies of cancer; nassau officer was 52


advertisement | advertise on newsdayformer nypd and nassau police officer michael p. shea, 52, died of brain cancer on april 1, 2017, at his home. shea, of oyster bay, served for 26 years on the nassau county force. (credit: ncpd) oyster bay resident michael p. shea, a veteran nassau county police lieutenant who had also served with the nypd, was among the thousands of first responders who helped others at the world trade center after the nation’s worst terrorist attack on sept. 11, 2001.it’s just what dedicated public servants like shea did when his community and nation were under threat. but last month, doctors and...






news daily: trump urges anti-extremism fight


new warning over social care plansan ex-minister says there is a "lottery" in the way councils use existing deferred payment schemes.22 may 2017






nassau coliseum reopens, but hub’s overhaul faces hurdles


a new chapter in nassau county’s decadelong struggle to overhaul the nassau coliseum — a saga riddled with missteps, taxpayer rejections and the loss of long island’s only major league sports team — starts wednesday as the arena reopens after an 18-month, $165 million makeover.bruce ratner, the project’s lead developer, says the renovated coliseum will serve as the region’s central entertainment location and as a destination for long islanders.most popular“this arena will have a major effect on nassau county going forward,” ratner said in an interview. “it’s going to change nassau from being a new york city suburb to its own real place. this will change the impression nassau county makes on the rest of the world.” however, ratner’s plan to redevelop the 77-acre hub property faces hurdles.n






long island home prices jump in nassau, fall in suffolk


long island home prices jumped in nassau county and fell in suffolk county last month, a new report shows.the median closed sale price in nassau was $480,000 in may, up 6.7 percent from a year earlier, the multiple listing service of long island reported thursday. in suffolk, the median price dropped by 1.4 percent annually, to $335,000.advertisement | advertise on newsdayin both counties, buyers face a slim supply of listings. the number of homes for sale fell year-over-year by 18 percent in nassau, where just under 5,200 were on the market, and 16 percent in suffolk, where brokers listed 7,639 homes.sales activity fell by 8 percent annually in nassau and ticked up by 2.9 percent in suffolk.the number of signed signed contracts for future sales fell by 8.9 percent in nassau and 1.1 percen






jury awards nearly $8m, finds armor, nassau negligent in vet’s death


advertisement | advertise on newsdaybartholomew ryan, seen in a marine file photo, killed himself at the nassau county jail in east meadow in 2012. (credit: family photo) a federal jury in central islip found the health care provider for nassau jail and the county negligent in the death of a military combat veteran who hanged himself at nassau’s jail in 2012. the jurors ordered armor correctional services to pay $7 million dollars in punitive damages to the family of bartholomew ryan, 32. the jury also awarded $890,000 in compensatory damages against armor...