‘Affordable housing’ projects seek to keep residents on Long Island

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Pictured (left to right): Frank Mistero, Inwood Community Leader; John Zarcone, Director of Housing for Nassau County; Diana Weir, Vice President of The Long Island Housing Partnership; Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano; New Homeowner Charlene Charlot; Nassau County Legis. Howard Kopel; James Vilardi, President of Bedford Construction; and Ricardo Mercado of the Nassau County Department of Housing (Photo courtesy of Katie Grilli-Robles)

Though shelter—along with food and clothing—is a basic necessity of life, rising prices are making affordable housing increasingly difficult to find for young people and families on Long…

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Halloween safety top priority for Nassau police

Monday, October 31, 2011
Jack-O-Lantern on Halloween (Photo courtesy of cohdra, morgueFile)

Happy Halloween, Long Island! But before you get too excited, keep this bone-chilling statistic in mind: The number of deaths nationwide among young pedestrians increases 4.5 times on…

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