For the past couple of years, we’ve heard about this $1.3 billion project to bring the New York Islanders to Belmont Park. It appears the Islanders last hurdle is a vote that is taking place today in Manhattan.
At 3:00 pm Eastern Time, the six board members of Empire State Development and will vote on final approval for this project. If it passes, which is expected, the Islanders can break ground this month.
Nassau County Executive, Laura Curran had this to say:
“This is about our pride as Long Islanders.