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More Areener Math: Counting the Democratic Votes in the County Legislature UPDATED

UPDATE:  Not more then five minutes after posting this BDGallof tweets: *** BREAKING **** - According to Democratic source, they have heard that Democrats will no longer oppose the Mangano...


Areener Math 2.0: Questions Answered and Unanswered

As everyone is Isles Country now knows, the County and the team agreed to a lease providing for a new Coliseum and revenue sharing.  For those whose reading skills have not yet developed past third...


Why the August 1 Referendum Is Absolutely, Positively, Legal and Valid

A few days ago, some have made the argument that the proposed August 1 referendum authorizing the redevelopment of the Hub area to construct a new arena for the Islanders was somehow invalid. ...


Areener Math: Wild A** Speculation While We Wait for the Numbers

  While we wait for the financial details of the arrangements between the Islanders and Nassau County with respect to the new arena, I thought I would set the stage by highlighting the some of the...

In case you needed another reason to ignore what the media has to say about the Isles


"Okposo is the physical player on a line with fellow youngsters in Tavares and 30-goal scorer Matt Moulson. Those three along with young forwards like Grabner and Josh Bailey as well as Blake Comeau quietly give the Islanders a nice young corps of talent on their top two lines." Um...while I appreciate the optimism, maybe you should actually follow the team instead of making s*** up.



Contrary to earlier reporting, the Nassau County Legislature is holding a hearing on the Areener referendum plan on Tuesday, May 24, not Monday. Unfortunately, as per the notice linked above, a copy of the actual law is only available in Mineola not online.


How fun will it be to root for a non-laughingstock? [Also, READER POLL]

There is and has been a vast chasm between how Islander Country views its team and how the mainstream media views them.  We see this year after year in season previews, week to week in the "power...


Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Wants a November Areener Vote

Anyone interested in the fate of the Islanders in Nassau and Mangano's proposed arena plan can't miss Chris Botta's interview with Nassau County Legislature minority leader (and Democrat) Diane...


Baby Steps: Areener Referendum Passes Nassau County Legislature Rules Committee

NOTE:  Post revised to reflect actual reporting by paid reporters at Newsday The Areener plan took one of its first baby steps today, passing the Nassau County Legislature Rules Committee with 4...

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