In a 2012 study of casino crime by the University of Maryland they found that there is a 10% increase in substance abuse, suicide, violent crime, thief and bankruptcy when a new casino opens in town.
Studies have found 8-9 % of crime increases at a cost near $ 70 per year for every person living nearby a casino. After Atlantic City’s rapid casino growth in the 1980’s crime increased by 100 % in a 30 mile radius surrounding the area.
I also found most of the people for the casino do not live in the area and care nothing about all of this. The people for it, that live in the area know nothing at all about this.
No good can come from a casino being built in Medford Suffolk. The lesson needs to be learned from other failures.
LIPA and PSEG Thursday completed negotiations with Deepwater Wind for a 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles from Montauk Point, paving the way for LIPA trustees to vote on the nation’s first large-scale offshore wind contract Wednesday.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $43 million jury verdict against Nassau County in a lawsuit filed by two men who were exonerated in the 1984 murder and rape of a Lynbrook teenager after serving nearly 18 years in prison.
A big community picnic, a street fair, fireworks, a commemorative garden and a re-enactment of the January 1918 swearing-in of City Council members of the then-new city of Glen Cove are among the events planned to commemorate the 350th anniversary of Glen Cove’s founding and the 100th anniversary of its incorporation as a city.
Stan Gelber started his heating and air-conditioning business from the trunk of his car in the early 1950s. Today, the Uniondale company that bears his name has about 45 employees, a reflection of the pride in his work and his dedication to serving customers, said his wife of 68 years, Celia Gelber.