(The following statement from Madison Square Garden Co. was received by
e-mail. The sender verified the statement.)
Statement from The Madison Square Garden Company:
“While we are disappointed with the County’s decision, we are not at all
surprised given the history of this project, and will be watching closely as
this process moves to the County Legislature. We continue to believe that
Madison Square Garden's proposal, expertise and proven track record represent
the best and most realistic opportunity to revitalize the Nassau Coliseum.
We remain deeply supportive of the efforts to create a rich and vibrant
destination for all Long Island residents, and sincerely hope that, regardless
of today’s decision, Long Island ultimately gets the world-class destination it
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