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 End Of The Beginning

Downtown project list takes shape Ten million dollars? Not exactly chump change, but even in the context of a narrowly bounded area of a hamlet, it can only be classified as seed money. Or, in the jargon...

Figuring Out The IDA’s Tax Breaks

Comptroller initiates audit of agency, fulfilling campaign promise On the first day of his tenure, Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman began the process of fulfilling a campaign pledge: an audit of the county’s oft-criticized Industrial Development...

‘Give Us All Of Our SALT’

What better setting to talk about property taxes than in a place that processes them? Senator Charles Schumer held a press conference at the offices of Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Donald X. Clavin on...

Town Of Hempstead Animal Shelter Under Scrutiny Again

When then-Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos announced his office intended to audit the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter (TOHAS) last February, there was one figure conspicuously missing at the press conference: then-Town of Hempstead Supervisor...

Leaf Blower Issue Raised Again In Town Of North Hempstead

In a few weeks, landscapers will venture forth to begin their season. To many, they represent harbingers of spring and nature’s renewal. For others, their emergence means putting up with the noise (and worse) of power...

It’s Not The Fees, It’s The Spots

Parking fee debate continues The Town of Oyster Bay Town Board took up the issue of raising parking permit fees for a third time in as many meetings on Feb. 6. Resolution 42, which proposed to increase...

Visioning Comes Into Focus

No matter how beautiful the renderings, and entrancing the visions, and clever the concepts, there were two worms in the apple. Traffic and parking. Those are the intractable dilemmas that make the transformation of downtown Hicksville challenging. The...

Celebration Delayed Is Still Celebration

Oyster Bay Republicans take oaths of office An evening celebrating a sweep of elective offices for Town of Oyster Bay Republicans was drawing to a close. Rabbi Jaimee Shalhevet of the North Shore Synagogue stepped up to...

‘Real’ Numbers Guy Takes Charge

Numbers don’t lie. Or do they? For Jack Schnirman, who took the oath as Nassau County comptroller on Jan. 9, the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) have not painted a real picture of the county’s finances. During...

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Top 10 LI and NYC Events This Weekend June 15-17

From art to running, from theater to afterparties— New York has it all. Check out to see if any of these spectacular events are near...

Winter Activities Are A Car Ride Away

Shorter days and cold weather offer the perfect setting for outdoor activities like skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and exploring. The best part is they’re...

Organizing Holiday Decorations

It’s the second week of December and if you aren’t decorated for Christmas yet, you are considered to be very behind in holiday merriment....

Exploring the Military Civilian Divide on Campus

Wait… You’re a Veteran?! Service Together, Military Resilience Project and IAVA are proud to bring you an event on Friday, April 15, from 6 to...
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