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  • New Nassau Coliseum To Come If Taxpayers Say 'Yes'

    New Nassau Coliseum To Come If Taxpayers Say 'Yes'
    After more than four years of controversial proposals, the largest venue on Long Island may be on track to be replaced by a new arena, but the latest proposal may garner controversy of its own over its funding. A new Nassau Coliseum project was...
  • NY Islanders Owner Charles Wang On Vote For New Arena

    NY Islanders Owner Charles Wang On Vote For New Arena
    Charles Wang, the owner of the New York Islanders, was here to discuss the Lighthouse Project and the arena vote taking place on August 1st. For more on the Islanders and the proposal, visit http://islanders.nhl.com. CLICK HERE TO FIND YOUR VOTING...
  • Nassau Coliseum Vote

    Nassau Coliseum Vote
    Polling places in Nassau County, Long Island closed at 9PM despite the pleas from some voters to stay open longer. The county's Board of Elections cited paying overtime for workers and security in a bond referendum election that has cost the county $2.2...
  • No New Coliseum: Will New York Islanders Stay in Long Island?

    No New Coliseum: Will New York Islanders Stay in Long Island?
    The vote is in - no new coliseum. Voters in Nassau County came out for a special vote last night and before midnight it became clear: the majority of voters rejected the referendum that would have had the county borrowing $400 million to build a new...
  • Wang on Lighthouse: 'Let us build the damn thing!'

     
    Isles owner Charles Wang talked to Baumbach today.......
  • Howie Rose sitdown with Charles Wang on MSG Plus

     
    Howie Rose's sitdown with Isles owner Charles Wang will be shown Thursday on the Islanders-Rangers pregame show on MSG Plus, then again at the first intermission. Wang spoke to Newsday recently as well. More on Mr. Wang and the Lighthouse......
  • Nassau: Why developers attend political fund-raisers

     
    What???s the world coming to when a developer goes to a political fund-raiser, and can???t get a public official to chat about a pending project? And what kind of developer then complains in writing? And what kind of developer......
  • Arena Football League eyes return to action in 2010

     
    One of the elements of my Friday newspaper column concerns the recent agreement between the Arena Football League owners and players to alter the collective bargaining agreement, a huge step toward the league returning in 2010. I spoke to acting......
  • Islanders owner Charles Wang calls Coliseum 'dump'

     
    Charles Wang to WFAN regarding the trials and tribulations of owning the Isles: "If I had to do it again, I wouldn't do it." Not surprising, since he said the team is losing $25 to $30 million a year. He......
  • If Charles Wang had it to do all over again, he wouldn't

     
    Two years ago at the Tribeca Film Festival's annual street fair, I saw Jon Stewart. My only brush with greatness this year was running into Sparky, the Islanders' mascot. If I had known about Jim Baumbach's story about Charles Wang......
  • Suozzi: Say no to taxes by saying yes to Lighthouse

     
    County Executive Tom Suozzi and Gov. David Paterson. (tomsuozzi.com Photo) One of the truisms about politics is that candidates do not voluntarily put their hand on â??third railâ?? issues, because they can only get hurt. So why did......
  • Lighthouse project advances, causes political ripples

     
    The biggest loser wasn???t even at the table during last week???s meeting on the Lighthouse project. Kristen McElroy is still the Democratic candidate against Republican Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray, but the race lost much of its oomph......