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Charles Wang

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  • 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......
  • Tom Suozzi: prisoner of his schedule?

     
    The political world waits with bated breath for Friday morning???s sit-down between Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi and Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray to talk about the Lighthouse project. Democrat Suozzi had been publicly poking Republican...
  • Nassau 'Indie' leaders call back Hempstead's Murray

     
    Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray has been called back to re-interview for the Nassau Independence Party endorsement on July 9, two days after the town board is scheduled to vote on part of Charles Wang???s proposed Lighthouse development. The timing......
  • Bishop Murphy backs Lighthouse project

     
    The Lighthouse Project in Uniondale has the blessing, in the temporal sense, of Bishop William Murphy, head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. At the bishop???s request, co-developer and Islanders owner Charles Wang gave a presentation for parishoners...
  • Nassau's independents endorse Kate Murray

     
    The Nassau County Independence Party has given its endorsement to incumbent Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, a Republican who is seeking re-election. Rumors had circulated in recent weeks that party chairman Bobby Kumar would give the ballot line...
  • Big Crowds Expected At Lighthouse Project Hearing

    Big Crowds Expected At Lighthouse Project Hearing
    The Town of Hempstead's hearing Tuesday on the environmental impacts of the proposed Lighthouse project surrounding Nassau Coliseum is expected to attract more people than the 1,150-seat venue on the nearby Hofstra University campus can hold. To...
  • NY Islanders May Move To Mets' Proposed Citifield Sports Complex

    NY Islanders May Move To Mets' Proposed Citifield Sports Complex
    A plan to move Long Island's only nationally recognized sports franchise to Queens could become a reality, and word about the proposed move of the Islanders hockey team comes itself from a nationally recognized franchise in a different sport. The New...