COUNTY CLERK SPEAKS AT HOLY NAME OF JESUS SENIORS MEETING IN WOODBURY
Pictured: Joan Thompson, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O'Connell, Holy Name of Jesus Seniors Vice President Claire Carey and Secretary Violet Sardo
(Mineola, NY) Nassau County Clerk Maureen
O'Connell was the guest speaker at the Holy Name of Jesus Seniors
meeting in Woodbury. Clerk O'Connell spoke with members about the
services the Clerk's office provides to the community including the
processing and maintenance of the County's land and court records.
Another service discussed was the recording of Veteran Certificate
of Release and Discharge (DD-214) papers free of charge. As an incentive
for veterans to take advantage of this service, Clerk O'Connell talked
about the Nassau Veterans Recognition Program which offers Veterans
discounts at participating businesses throughout Nassau County for
recording their discharge papers. Veterans were encouraged to file
their discharge papers with the County Clerk.
Clerk O'Connell also
advised residents about mass mailings for costly deed retrieval services,
some of which cost 1000% more than the Clerk's Office fees, and to
disregard such offers. These deceptive solicitations advise homeowners
they need to purchase a certified copy of their deed which actually
can be obtained directly from the Clerk's office for a nominal fee.
She cautioned homeowners to be aware of other types of scams seen
at the Clerk's office and initiatives she has undertaken to assist
and protect residents. Clerk O'Connell reminded the seniors to be
wary of solicitations looking for any type of personal identifying