LIMBA Library


Suffolk County Sherriff Errol Toulon

September 7, 2018

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon discussed his background in law enforcement. His father was a warden at Riker’s Island and he also joined Riker’s as a corrections officer. During the…


Meeting Recap – Dr. Sam Stanley from Stony Brook University

August 24, 2018

Dr. Samuel Stanley came to LIMBA to share his thoughts on what is happening at Stony Brook University and what the future looks like. Stony Brook University has an annual…


Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart

August 10, 2018

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart spoke about her career in law enforcement. She spent 21 years with the FBI. She was assigned to the FBI’s Manhattan office, where she…


Steve Levy on Budgets and Deficits

August 1, 2018

Steve Levy talked about how taxes are affecting Long Islanders and why they are so high. He addressed the 2% tax cap, which, he said, is not a permanent cap.…


Making the LIRR Better – Phillip Eng, Long Island Rail Road President

August 1, 2018

Since accepting the role as president of the LIRR in April 2018, Phillip Eng has looked for ways to improve service for the 300,000-plus riders that use the trains every…

Make America Great Again – Ernie Fazio

June 18, 2018

Recently in the new budget we added $64 billion to the defense budget. Does that contribute to the notion that America is great? I don’t think so. I am quite…


Meeting Recap – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter

June 18, 2018

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter discussed the recent developments at Long Island-MacArthur Airport. She said one of the main factors in ensuring that the airport is managed properly is that…


Meeting Recap – County Executive Laura Curran

June 18, 2018

In an effort to boost the Nassau County tax base, Ms. Curran appointed a deputy county executive for economic development. She is also looking to promote some of the attractions…

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April 6 Meeting Recap – NY State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli

June 18, 2018

Mr. DiNapoli spoke on the state of New York State, and Long Island. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the greatest achievements – the Long Island Pine Barrens Act.…


April 21 Meeting Recap – Reclaim NY with Michael Watt

June 18, 2018

Michael Watt talked about whet Reclaim New York does. He says Reclaim New York is a nonpartisan think tank. It does not lobby elected officials on behalf or against any…

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March 9th Meeting Recap – Riverhead Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith

June 18, 2018

Laura Jens-Smith was suggesting a course of action that the then Supervisor Sean Walter did not agree with. He said “When you are Supervisor you can do it your way”…


Bush Letters

May 1, 2018

Recently Barbara Bush passed away and I think there was a loss that was felt by most Americans. I have come to appreciate this gracious family. According to one commentator…