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Jerry Kremer: Shades of Al Smith in Albany Today

Jerry Kremer: Shades of Al Smith in Albany Today

The ghost of Al Smith has once again materialized on the grounds of the State Capitol. Smith, a former New York Governor and candidate for President of the United States, intoned those famous words, “I don’t belong to an organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Those words were prophetic not only as they apply to the current State Senate turmoil but in general as they relate to the sad history of Democrats in power in that august body.

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery Update

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Update

From the entire team at Empire, we want to send out our heart felt sympathies to those who have lost so much during Hurricane Sandy.  We wish everyone a safe and speedy recovery as they work put their lives back together.

We have been monitoring the efforts at all levels of government in New York during this rebuilding process and wanted to share with you a few important items that may help you.
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Sandy Recovery Update

Sandy Recovery Update

Hurricane Sandy – Disaster Recovery Update

 

Below is some additional information that residents and businesses should know in case they need assistance..

We will continue to keep you updated on the latest news as we hear about it.

FEMA Aid & Food and Water Centers
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal funding is being made available to storm-affected residents and business owners in New York City, parts of New Jersey and on Long Island. 

(Apply Here…) 

Food and Water Distribution Centers:
Emergency Contact Information
  • FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency): 1-800-621-3362
  • FEMA Connecticut: 860-256-0800
  • FEMA New Jersey: 609-963-6900
  • NYS Office of Emergency Management: 518-292-2200
  • Nassau County-Office of Emergency Management: 516-573-0636
  • Suffolk County-Office of Emergency Management: 631-852-4900
  • Nassau EOC (Economic Opportunity Council): 516-292-9710
  • Suffolk EOC (Economic Opportunity Council): 631-852-4900
  • American Red Cross (Greater New York Region): 877-733-2767
  • American Red Cross (Long Island): 631-924-6911
  • Salvation Army-Nassau County: 516-485-4900
  • NY State Hotline Regarding Hurricane Sandy: 1-888-769-7243
Power Outage Maps & Information

The lives and livelihoods of our fellow neighbors are a vital priority, and we wish for a full and speedy recovery.
Sincerely,

Jerry Kremer & Anthony Figliola

Empire Government Strategies

Hofstra was the star of the debate | Long Island Business News

Hofstra was the star of the debate | Long Island Business News

The second presidential debate at Hofstra University will probably go down in Long Island political history as one of the region’s most significant events.

Coupled with the success of the event, the debate brought positive international attention to Long Island and the people who reside here.
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Hofstra Stage Is Set As Candidates Ready For 2nd Debate | CBS New York

Hofstra Stage Is Set As Candidates Ready For 2nd Debate | CBS New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The stakes couldn’t be any higher. Hofstra University couldn’t be any more fired-up. There were no classes Tuesday and a pep-rally atmosphere on campus.

Tuesday night marks the second presidential election in a row that features Hofstra hosting a pivotal debate, and Long Islanders are the ones actually asking the questions.
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