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Edward A. Ambrosino |

Edward A. Ambrosino is running for Hempstead town council member (2nd District)

Edward A. Ambrosino

Ambrosino said the town needs to focus on not raising property taxes while increasing development. He said the town should have existing shuttered buildings and underperforming real estate renovated for new incubators and apartments. He said the town should focus on preserving beaches and natural open space and encourage the use of parks. Ambrosino suggested increasing mass transportation to help residents get to Hempstead outdoor activities and improve access to New York City. Ambrosino has touted accomplishments with established market-rate rental housing and passing a crackdown on absentee landlords of blighted properties.

Ambrosino, 51, of North Valley Stream, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Reform and Independence party lines. He also is endorsed by the Tax Revolt party. He has served on the town board for three terms since he first was elected in 2003. He is a real estate and economic development attorney for Uniondale-based Ruskin, Moscou Faltischek. He earned his law degree at New York Law School and studied tax law at New York University. He teaches law at New York Law School and Nassau Community College. He is married and has three children.