Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano took to Twitter on Monday to announce he's against the casino-style gaming parlor proposed for the old Fortunoff site in Westbury. Nearly 1,000 people turned out at a public meeting on Long Island Wednesday evening, most of them to protest a proposal to build a casino at the site of a former Fortunoff store. Tag: Fortunoff’s. General News. Thousands Protest On OCR. Betsy Abraham-January 17, 2015. 0. More than a thousand people lined Old Country Road in front of the Source Mall, in a continued protest against Nassau OTB’s plans to... General News. United Front In Casino Fight. Betsy Abraham-January 15, 2015. 0. Over 1,000 residents, state and local officials and community leaders packed the St More than 1,000 people gathered for a community meeting in Westbury on Jan. 15 in a show of united opposition to a proposed video lottery terminal in a now-vacant Fortunoff at the Source Mall. Both critics and supporters of Nassau Regional OTB Corp. gathered outside of Belmont Park on Tuesday to either take a stand against or voice support for the company opening a video lottery parlor Theirs said: "No Casino in Our Backyard" and "Stop the CasiNO at Fortunoff." "We have a nice, quiet town and we don't want a casino disturbing our town," Lucy Acierno, 78, said. "We hope we will As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, it’s the second protest in less than 48 hours. On Thursday, a thousand people jammed a local school to register their fury about the casino plan. 301 Moved Permanently. nginx More than 1,000 furious Nassau residents packed a Westbury elementary school Thursday night to voice their opposition to a plan to build a casino-style gambling parlor at the vacant Fortunoff building Towns Oppose Casino at Former Fortunoff - Port Washington, NY - Town officials voice concern over possible OTB in vacant Westbury store.
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