Fala Direct Marketing closing up shop...

Fala Direct Marketing closing up shop in Melville

There are 8 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 18, 2008, titled Fala Direct Marketing closing up shop in Melville. In it, Newsday reports that:

The Minnesota -based parent of Fala Direct Marketing has announced it will shutter its remaining location on Long Island , affecting more than 200 people, the company said.

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Manhasset, NY

#1 Jul 18, 2008
Fala was the beneficiary of more than $4 million in equipment and services from the Long Island Power Authority, which in 2001, along with then-Gov. George Pataki, announced what was then the largest commercial solar energy project in the world. The system had a 1 megawatt capacity, allowing Fala to sharply reduce or eliminate its electric bill. Fala, which contributed to Pataki's campaign, paid just $2 million for the system.

Come on Newsday, you have to provide what the actual cost should have been and the exact amount that Fala donated to (persona non grata) Pataki's campaign. That way the rest of us know the ratio of how much taxpayers $$ we should expect in return for our campaign contributions. I would guess/bet that they donated 10-20K to Pataki and got millions in value back from the state. These s c u m b a g politicians don't even care enough to get alot out of giving away millions of $$ of our $$. There are millions to give out all over the place, that's why.

New York, NY

#4 Jul 24, 2008
US Web in Huntington is in the same business as Fala. US WEB received a grant from the town of Huntington so they can hire 50 new workers. Well they are letting most of their older workers go [meaning anyone over 55] and replacing them with illegal workers. Way to go politicians.

United States

#5 Aug 14, 2008

New York, NY

#6 Oct 2, 2008
US Web has filed Chapter 11 and has given all its workers the WARN Act. I am sure the owners will live the good life with all their wealth. The workers are the ones that suffer.

New York, NY

#7 Oct 8, 2008

United States

#8 Oct 20, 2008
US Web Inc. in Huntington is bankrupt and going out of business.The Warn Act was given to its workers on Sept 16,2007. The owners will take their money and to hell with its employees.

United States

#9 Oct 25, 2008
Wake up

Bronx, NY

#11 Nov 28, 2008

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