Source: Paul Larocco & Laura Figueroa, Newsday The Nassau County Legislature last night repealed the county’s controversial speed camera program, as it resisted a late push by the camera vendor to merely suspend it. County Executive Edward Mangano said last night he will sign the repeal bill and cameras will be off effective Tuesday. TicketsContinue reading “Goodbye, School Zone Speed Cameras”
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What If We Get A Soccer Stadium?
What is Elmont Town Crossings? On January 11th, 2013 a formal proposal was delivered for “Elmont Town Crossings” to the Empire State Development Corporation. There are three other proposals in consideration for the development site. Elmont Town Crossings is an economic development plan offered by the New York Cosmos soccer club to dramatically redevelop twoContinue reading “What If We Get A Soccer Stadium?”
Vestiges of Fosters Meadow trace us back to German Farming Community
[Via Fosters Meadow Heritage Center] “After seeking employment in the city and saving enough to buy land, many of these immigrants moved to the countryside. The story of German immigrants setting out to the West via wagon, stagecoach or boat and barge up the Hudson River to the Erie Canal is well known. Many GermanContinue reading “Vestiges of Fosters Meadow trace us back to German Farming Community”
Foster’s Meadow: A German farming community
[Via Elmont Herald] The Franklin Square Historical Society announces a new website for the preservation of the memory of Fosters Meadow — a German farming community that was established in the 1850s. Fosters Meadow was originally a large sheep pasture that was purchased by Thomas and Christopher Foster in 1650. Today, this area corresponds toContinue reading “Foster’s Meadow: A German farming community”