New leaders have a fresh opportunity to develop Nassau Hub

Newsday

Could new leaders mean a new chance for an old piece of asphalt?

If they have a vision, a willingness to take on a fight and the ability to form strong partnerships with New York State and private developers, the answer could be yes.

And that could mean a vibrant future for the Nassau Hub.

Laura Curran, the incoming county executive, and Laura Gillen, who will take over as Hempstead Town supervisor, should seize the moment and make one of their top priorities the development of the 77 county-owned acres at the Nassau Coliseum. It’s a challenge, but they have the chance to succeed where others have failed.

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