A casino on Long Island? Towns such as Westbury and Plainview have been discussed as possible locations. Could Massapequa be next? After a snowstorm halted their previous attempts, hundreds of local residents from Floral Park, Elmont, Franklin Square and other communities marched on Belmont on Jan. 30 to show their disapproval regarding the proposed video casino at the famed racetrack.
The grassroots campaign against the casino started with a Facebook page made by Matt Sexton, and after an exchange of numbers, the ball began rolling for the fight against the casino at Belmont Park. [Read more…]