Democracy in action: rebuilding Island Park
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The HGMP grant would encourage economic development, and bring both businesses and residents back to town. I urge our elected officials to listen to the people, and make Island Park’s HMGP grant application a priority. I can’t think of any village that suffered more damage and that deserves this money more.
Al D’Amato, a former U.S. senator from New York, is the founder of Park Strategies LLC, a public policy and business development firm. Comments about this column? ADAmato@liherald.com.