Ra Welcomes the Islanders Back Home to Nassau County
"I was happy to join Gov. Cuomo and our local officials this morning to welcome the Islanders home to Nassau County with the announcement of a Belmont arena,” said Ra. “This is an exciting day for our local area and Islanders fans everywhere as development at Belmont Racetrack, including a new arena and year-round LIRR access, will finally become a reality. While there is still much work to be done, I thank Gov. Cuomo, the Islanders ownership group and their partners for their commitment to western Nassau County. I hope they will come together with the local community to ensure that their final vision for this site incorporates the needs of our local area and becomes a destination that will enhance the lives of our residents. As a lifelong Islanders fan, I look forward to a new generation of fans having the opportunity to cheer for our Islanders back in their rightful home."