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Cilmi Inducted Into West Babylon Alumni Hall of Fame

(December 9, 2016)  Suffolk County Legislator Tom Cilmi was recently inducted into the West Babylon Alumni Foundation Hall of Fame. Surrounded by childhood friends from West Babylon and his wife Anna, Legislator Cilmi accepted this honor at an event held at Gemelli’s at Bergen Point Country Club. “It is a great honor to be included
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Putting Government On A Short Leash

Cilmi looks to rein in government over-reach

Legislator Tom Cilmi (R – East Islip) announced he has filed legislation to exempt paint and hardware stores from the County’s decades old item pricing laws. The bill would also strip the Commissioner of the County’s Consumer Affairs Department of the broad authority to unilaterally expand the scope of the law. As a means of
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Three timeless quotes

As we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it’s fitting that we remember his words and value his wisdom.  Here are three of my favorite Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes: The first of three quotes I slected from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in celebration of his day today. “If we
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Governor Cuomo Punts On Property Taxes

(January 13, 2017)  This week in his annual State of the State address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo offered his plan for reducing property taxes:  let the counties do it. This is interesting on its face since the counties’ portion of property taxes is very small…probably around 10%.  But let’s dig deeper. Pointing out that
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