Frank Rizzo

Frank Rizzo is a journalist at Anton Media Group. With decades of experience in the industry, he is exceptionally equipped to cover local politics, business and other topics that matter to readers.

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The Law & Order Death Index

Running from 1990 to 2010, Law & Order boasted one of the longest tenures in television history. Here are several notable actors from that Dick Wolf production who have passed on. Steven Hill District Attorney Adam Schiff Hill...

Gillibrand, At NCC, Touts Child Care Aid

College is expensive. So is child care. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to expand the circle of student-parents who receive federal child care support. In the present political climate, she was asked, might not there be...

Progressive Vision Meets Budget Gap

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 10th executive budget on Jan. 21. It calls for spending $178.592 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2021, a $2.1 billion increase (1.2 percent) from FY 2020. Per law,...

Crime Takes A Dive In Nassau County

The dramatic decline in Nassau County’s crime rate was appropriately unveiled on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Both Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder credited the favorable crime statistics to law enforcement on...

Forget The Politics, Enjoy The Drama: The West Wing Celebrates 20 Years

With the debut of The West Wing on NBC in September, 1999, network television found the show that ushered in its own “Golden Age,” much like The Sopranos had done for cable. The series about a...

Downsized, But Not Down And Out

Forget the historically low unemployment numbers; any number of economists can point out what is misleading about them. One of the sad realities is that millions of white collar workers have been laid off and have...

New Law Establishes ‘Day Of Remembrance’

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation establishing September 11th Remembrance Day. It was effective immediately on signing, which took place Sept. 9, and was operative for the anniversary two days later. The law...

Nassau Financials Headed In Right Direction, Long Way To Go

Scattered within the 260 pages of the Nassau County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) are some scary figures that might spell bad news for Nassau County’s financial future. However, County Comptroller Jack Schnirman took a cautiously...

Nassau County GOP Trots Out Its Campaign Themes

“They favor criminals and illegal aliens over hard-working middle class residents.” Doesn’t quite fit on a bumper sticker, but that is the indictment of the New York State Senate Democratic majority by Nassau County Republicans. Tarred by...

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Travel Tips For Families Of Children With Special Needs

Family travel involves significant planning whether it be for a weeklong trip or a short getaway. When traveling with a child who has special...

PSEG Contractor Charged With Copper Theft

A Hicksville man working as an independent contractor for PSEG was arrested for allegedly stealing copper wire from the company.   Police say 48-year-old Michael Cappiello was...

Hicksville’s Parker Comes East

Soccer standout makes home debut March 10 Hicksville native Tim Parker, 25, will make his home debut with the New York Red Bulls this Saturday,...

A Dress For The Ages

It is the prettiest dress a girl will ever wear. Some little girls have been dreaming of their wedding dress since they heard their...

Parker Jewish Institute Helps Older Adults In The Time Of Coronavirus

COVID-19 has upended how we interact. But older adults in the Parker Jewish Institute community are finding a new way to spend time with...
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