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Posted on: July 14, 2020

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN ANNOUNCES FRESH PRODUCE FOR SENIORS

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced a program in which income-eligible residents, age 60 and over, can receive a one-time (per person, per year) coupon book worth $20 to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at local Farm...

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Aging
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Animatronic Pets with Seniors During Pandemic

Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office for the Aging was notified by New York State Office for the Aging in March 2020 of the opportunity to request animatronic pets in the form of kittens and puppies for distribution to County residents. &...

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Aging

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

County Executive Curran Extends Property Assessment Grievance Period

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced today that the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) will extend the property assessment grievance deadline from March 1, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021 by providi...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Curran Once Again Calls on Republican Majority in the Legislature to Quit Stalling & Pass Tax Plan

Residents are encouraged to view updated Taxpayer Protection Plan statements now available on

mynassauproperty.com

Without passing the Taxpayer Protection Plan, the Republican Majority will leave more than half of 

homeowners with immediate increase...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

ATTENTION SENIORS: FREE FLU SHOTS

(Mineola, NY)  Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell and Northwell Health System Syosset Hospital are pleased to announce free flu shots for senior citizens in the community.  This year’s program will be held...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

COUNTY CLERK O'CONNELL: SCAR PETITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING MAY 25, 2020

Nassau County SCAR Petitions will be accepted for electronic filing beginning May 25, 2020. Pro se filers may file in paper format by mailing their completed petitions to the Nassau County Clerk’s Office or by placing them in the drop box in the...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

COUNTY CLERK O’CONNELL: NASSAU COUNTY SCAR FILING PERIOD DELAYED

(Mineola, NY) Due to the current pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor and New York State’s Chief Judge, the Nassau County Clerk is unable to accept SCAR (Small Claims Assessment Review) filings at this time. In an effor...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

COUNTY CLERK O’CONNELL WARNS OF NEW “DEED SCAM”

(Mineola, NY) Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell is cautioning homeowners about a

new type of solicitation that has recently targeted the Valley Stream community. These mailings are

coming from “New York Record Retrieval, Inc.&rdq...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Nassau County Comptroller Launches Audits of Nassau Community College

GARDEN CITY, NY - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman and Nassau Community College President Jermaine Williams in collaboration announced that the Comptroller’s Office will be conducting audits of Nassau Community College. The Comptroller&a...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Statement from Nassau County Comptroller on the Presidential Inauguration

MINEOLA - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman released the following statement:

 

"In a moment when our nation faces so many unprecedented challenges, today is a day in which Americans can come together in unity and renew our dem...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Audit of Nassau County Industrial Development Agency

MINEOLA - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced that the Comptroller’s Office has completed the audit of the Nassau County IDA (NCIDA), reviewing the time period between 2015-2019 to determine the NCIDA’s economic benefit ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Joins Community Leaders to Announce No-Cost Live Healthy Program

MINEOLA - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced that the Comptroller’s Office has ensured Nassau County participation in the National Association of Counties (NACo) Live Healthy Discount Program. The free program provides a variety ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Hosts Annual Innovation Summit

MINEOLA - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman welcomed Long Island leaders to participate in the annual Nassau County Comptroller’s Office Innovation Summit. The summit follows last year’s Innovation Awards and was held to recogni...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Comptroller Schnirman Identifies and Recovers Approximately $8,880 for 55 Employees

MINEOLA, NY–NassauCounty Comptroller Jack Schnirmanannounced the follow-up report of the 2019-issued Living Wage Audit of Personal Touch Home Services, a non-profit agency providing home care services to Nassau County residents. The audit wasini...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Audit of Town of Hempstead Sanitary District #7

MINEOLA - Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the launch of an audit of the Town of Hempstead Sanitary District No. 7 (Oceanside), utilizing the Comptroller's Office authority to conduct audits of special districts and tow...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Audit of Bethany House Emergency Shelter

Audit uncovers significant non-compliance with County agreement resulting in new executive leadership 

Audit engaged after tip to Living Wage Hotline

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of an audit...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Annual Living Wage Report

Bilingual Living Wage Hotline Can Be Contacted at 516-571-WAGE

Comptroller Joins Labor Leaders on the Comptroller’s Office Living Wage Advisory Board to Announce Food Drive Effort

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman re...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Comptroller Schnirman Releases Follow-Up Review of Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter Audit

Follow-Up Review shows that while a majority of Comptroller’s Office recommendations appear to be in the process of implementation, a key recommendation has not been addressed.

Comptroller’s Office renews its call for the Town of Hempst...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Comptroller’s 2020 Mid-Year Financial Report Underscores Impact of COVID-19 on Budget Performance

Report outlines specific risks and opportunities accounting for unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on economically sensitive revenues, including opportunities to potentially improve outlook by $124.4 million and risks that could increase deficit to $526.8 m...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Release of Audit on Nassau Parks Nonprofit Organization

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of an audit of Friends of Nassau County Recreation (Friends), a nonprofit organization created to support County parks and programs.  

Friends, similar to many ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Hosts Roundtable Discussion on Black Equity

Mineola, NY-Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman joined a distinguished panel of leaders for a roundtable discussion on racial equity gaps. Due to social distancing practices, the event was livestreamed via Zoom and broadcast on Facebook Live. There a...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Financial report details positive progress in Nassau County finances prior to onset of COVID-19

Nassau County, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of his office’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for year ended December 31, 2019. For the third year in a row, despite the challenges of CO...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Jack Schnirman Releases Analysis of COVID-19 Potential Impact on Sales Tax Revenues and Finances

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Releases Analysis of COVID-19 Potential Impact on Sales Tax Revenues and County Finances

With current phased reopening, projections indicate a potential sales tax drop to range from 12% to 28%; projections indicate ...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Release of Report on Child Care

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced the release of a report on the price and availability of child care by the Policy and Research Unit of the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office. The report, titled &ldq...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Financial Impact Analysis of COVID-19

Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Financial Impact Analysis of COVID-19 on County Finances

Comptroller Organizes Effort to Gauge Local Government Financial Impact

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman announced th...

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County Comptroller News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2019

County Executive Curran and Comptroller Schnirman Unveil New Open Budget and Open Payroll Websites

HEMPSTEAD, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today launched the Open Nassau Transparency Portal.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Comptroller’s Audit Finds Nassau County Undercharged Certain Developers for Sewer Hookup Fees

MINEOLA, NY – The Office of the Nassau County Comptroller today released an audit showing that between 2013 and 2017, the County undercharged certain out-of-district developers $2.6 million for sewer hookup fees.

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Comptroller Jack Schnirman Announces Revitalization of Independent Audit Advisory Committee

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman today announced he will be reconvening the county’s Independent Audit Advisory Committee and accepting applications for new members so the group can begin its review of the county’s finances.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY EXECUTIVE FILES POLICE REFORM AND REINVENTION PLAN WITH COUNTY LEGISLATURE

Reform Plan Marks Next Step in Collaborative Public Input Process

(MINEOLA, NY) February 16, 2021 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran filed an updated draft of the Nassau County Police Reform and Reinvention Plan with the Nassau County Legislature. The ...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Statement from County Executive Curran on Warming Centers

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Howling winds will make it feel like single digits this weekend. I want to remind residents that our warming centers will be open from 8am to 6pm for anyone that needs them, as will our 1-866-WARMBED hotline. If you see someo...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Curran & Bellone Further Efforts to Increase Opportunities for MWBEs & SDVOBs in County Contracting

Announce vendor, now approved by Nassau Legislature, to pursue a bi-county disparity study under unique shared-services arrangement

Nassau County, NY – As part of a bi-county effort to increase opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business ...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 10, 2021

Curran Announces New County Vaccination Distribution Center

Curran Announces New County Vaccination Distribution Center

Westbury Vaccine Site Opened Today, Jan. 9 in Partnership with NYS and Northwell Health

Nassau County, NY  - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced today the opening of a new COVID...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Curran Partners With Northwell Health to Open First County Vaccination Distribution Center

Vaccines will be available, starting Tuesday Jan. 5, to those who fit NYS criteria

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling on Monday to announce a partnership between the County, Northwell...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

County Executive Curran Announces Rental Relief Program

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a $6 million County program to provide rental relief for residents struggling to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Rental Relief Program (&...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Curran Announces Partnership with LIFQHCs to Offer FREE COVID-19 Testing

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Monday a partnership with Nassau’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) to offer free COVID-19 testing for residents. The COVID-19 testing will be available to all residents...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Curran Calls on Washington for Infrastructure Stimulus for 12 Large Scale Improvement Projects

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by labor leaders to announce details of the County’s federal stimulus proposal to advance twelve shovel ready, high priority Nassau County infrastructure projects – a ...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Curran Continues Commitment to Robust Road Resurfacing in 2021

County surpasses 2020 goal with 172 lane miles paved and embarks on third consecutive year of unprecedented paving

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by leaders of the County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) to ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Introduces SEPTIC Program

Nassau County, NY-- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced today that the County is initiating a septic system replacement program for residents and small businesses -- Septic Environmental Program to Improve Cleanliness (SEPTIC). The SEPTIC progr...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

County Executive Curran Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Build Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccine

NASSAU COUNTY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a public awareness campaign to promote confidence and build preparedness in Nassau County for COVID-19 vaccines, which will begin reaching residents in less than two weeks.&...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 19, 2020

CURRAN ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced the award of $500,000 in federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding for a first-time homebuyer assistance program. The continuation of this long-successful progr...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

North Shore Rapid COVID-19 Testing Facility to Move to a New Location

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – In an effort to increase efficiency and ease of access of COVID-19 testing, Nassau County in partnership with Northwell Health will be moving the North Shore drive-thru COVID-19 rapid testing facility to 600 Community Drive i...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Curran and Health Commissioner Eisenstein COVID Is Surging on Long Island: Stay Calm

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – While the recent resurgence of COVID on Long Island has created anxiety and rightful cause for concern, everybody can do their part to limit their risk, and protect their loved ones and neighbors.  Rather than panic,...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Curran Announces Partnership with NYS, Northwell to Provide COVID-19 Testing in Great Neck

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a partnership with New York State and Northwell to provide free drive-through COVID-19 rapid testing in Great Neck in response to a recent increase in infections. Testing b...

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County Executive
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Minority Caucus Defeats ‘Reckless’ Budget Amendments That Would Jeopardize Funding for Key Services

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Thursday, Nov. 5, the Minority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously against overriding Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s veto of the Majority’s amendments to her Fiscal Year 2021 budget. T...

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County Executive
Posted on: October 30, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN VETOES MAJORITY REPUBLICAN BUDGET AMENDMENTS

(MINEOLA, NY) October 29, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran vetoed the Legislature’s amendments to the County’s 2021 budget after Nassau County Republican Majority lawmakers imprudently removed a planned NIF...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

COUNTY EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE MINORITY ANNOUNCE BUDGET DEAL TO PROTECT ESSENTIAL SERVICES

(L-R Leg. Debra Mule, Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams, County Executive Laura Curran, Leg. Siela Bynoe, Leg. Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, Leg. Arnold Drucker)

 

MINEOLA, NY (October 28, 2020) - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Minority Le...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Curran Announces Partnership with Mount Sinai South Hospital to Provide COVID-19 Rapid Testing

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a partnership with Mount Sinai South Nassau to provide free drive-through COVID-19 rapid testing in the Five Towns area in light of the recent increase in infections. Testi...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Curran Releases Proposed 2021-2024 Capital Improvement Plan

Nassau County, NY – Today, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran released her proposed 2021-2024 Capital Improvement Plan. The aggressive and comprehensive four-year plan seeks to invest strategically in crucial infrastructure improvemen...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

County Executive Curran and American Cancer Society Kick Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Encourage Residents to Join “Long Island Goes Pink” In Support of Breast Cancer Awareness 

 

Nassau County, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined with the American Cancer Society t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Curran Awards County Grant to Nassau Community College for Scholarships and Workforce Training

Funding aids students pursuing careers in growing health care industry 

Garden City, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently announced an award of $202,000 of HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for Nassau Com...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Curran Announces Schedule to Complete Plan Required Under Governor’s Executive Order 203 on Policing

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced recent and upcoming efforts to gather input from stakeholders and residents regarding ways to strengthen Nassau’s community policing model. Nass...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 25, 2020

STATEMENT FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE LAURA CURRAN ON NASSAU BEING NAMED SAFEST COMMUNITY IN AMERICA

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – As County Executive, keeping Nassau residents safe is my highest priority. That’s why I’m especially proud to report that Nassau County has been named the safest community in America in 2020. US N...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Curran Announces Increased Nassau Police Patrols Ahead of High Holy Days

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was today joined by Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Jewish faith leaders to announce increased and intensified protection efforts around Synagogues and other a...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Submits Proposed 2021 Budget

Third Straight No-Property-Tax-Increase Budget Would Preserve Essential Services and Protect County Workforce Through Restructuring of Debt, Targeted CutsCurran Continues Commitment to Community Policing, Infrastructure, and Mental Health Care

 

NA...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Urges Resumption of High School Sports

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran penned an open letter urging the Nassau County Section VIII committee and New York State Public High School Athletic Association to implement a sensible solution that allows high school sp...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Curran Announces Nassau Tribute to Tom Seaver

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that Nassau will honor the late Tom Seaver by lighting up the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building blue and orange beginning tonight (Thursd...

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County Executive
Posted on: September 2, 2020

County Executive Curran Launches Nassau Smart Sprinkler Reimbursement Program

Nassau County, NY – In an effort to promote long-term water conservation, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Legislator Siela A. Bynoe kicked off the “Smart Sprinkler” Reimbursement Program. Through the new Cou...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN LAUNCHES ‘TASTE NASSAU TODAY’ CAMPAIGN TO BOLSTER RESTAURANT RECOVERY

New Initiative to Attract Restaurant-Goers Looking for Indoor DiningPermitted in Nassau

Nassau County, NY – September 1, 2020 – In another effort to boost small business recovery, specifically for Nassau County’s restaurant in...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement: County Executive Curran Announces Record Number of COVID-19 Tests in Nassau County

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Yesterday marks the highest number of COVID-19 tests conducted in Nassau County since the beginning of the pandemic, with over 9,814 test results reported by the NYS Department of Health for August 27th. Despite this...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN ANNOUNCES 19TH ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE & RECITATION CEREMONY FOR VICTIMS OF 9/11

MINEOLA, NY (August 26, 2020) - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that Nassau County will commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with a Remembrance and Recitation of Names Ceremony on Thursday, September 10th, beginning ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

County Executive Curran Unveils Marker Celebrating 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Sign Commemorates Historic 1913 Suffragist March

 

Mineola, NY – On the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment being officially certified in the Constitution, also known as Women’s Equality Day, Nassau County Executive...

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County Executive
Posted on: August 26, 2020

On National Aviation Day, County Executive Curran Renames Portion of Street “William M. Wheeler Way”

Roadway Dedicated in Memory of 2nd Lt. William M. Wheeler, Long-time Hempstead Resident and Tuskegee Airman 

Uniondale, NY – On National Aviation Day, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by local elected officials to...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

PSEG RESPONDS TO CURRAN’S DEMANDS FOR REIMBURSING CUSTOMERS WITH SPOILED FOOD & MEDICATION

 (Laura Curran calling on PSEG LI last week with members of the Long Island Senate delegation to reimburse residents and businesses)

MINEOLA, NY (August 17, 2020) - A week after Nassau County Executive Laura Curran turned up the heat on PSEG Long ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

CURRAN ANNOUNCES RECORD NUMBER OF WOMEN, MINORITY AND SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSESES

NASSAU COUNTY EXECUTIVE LAURA CURRAN ANNOUNCES RECORD NUMBER OF WOMEN, MINORITY AND SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES REGISTERED IN COUNTY

(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that a record number of busine...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Ahead of ‘Extremely Active’ Hurricane Season, Executive Curran Offers Lifesaving Generator Tips

MANHASSET, NY – In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias and in anticipation of an extremely active hurricane season, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today was joined by the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office to highlig...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

CURRAN DEMANDS PSEG LONG ISLAND PAY BACK RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES AFTER BOTCHED STORM RESPONSE

(MINEOLA, NY) August 10, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Curran turned up the heat on PSEG Long Island, calling on the public utility to reimburse residents and businesses that have endured unacceptable power outages lasting over 24 hours, as well as refun...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran

Nassau County, NY – It is unacceptable that I am hearing from so many residents that are still without power, even though PSEGLI had promised to restore power by Saturday.

I am activating cooling and charging stations across the County to ensure ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Curran Rolls Out FREE Drive-in Movie Night Series Beginning Tonight

Nassau County, NY – August 6, 2020 – Hopping on the popular pop-up drive-in movie trend, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that the County is rolling out a drive-in movie night series with FREE showings of family favorites...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Curran Demands Answers From PSEG After Storm Failure

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive today sent PSEG Long Island leadership the following message demanding answers regarding correction of system failures and review of protocols.

 

I am deeply concerned by PSEG Long Isla...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Executive Curran: Cooling Centers Open & Closures Due to Isaias

Nassau County, NY – With temperatures expected to be in the 80s today and tomorrow and with countless residents without power and air conditioning, Nassau is opening three cooling centers for anyone who needs a break from the heat. We will be fo...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Curran Announces Over $2.4M in Funding for Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Youth and Senior Services

HEMPSTEAD, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that the County has distributed $2,433,080 in federal Community Development Block Grant-COVID (CDBG-COVID) funding to 12 non-profit partners and 9 municipalities across Nass...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

STATEMENT FROM NASSAU EXECUTIVE LAURA CURRAN

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – After being reminded of New York State’s quarantine orders and Nassau County’s protest protocols, Ted Nugent will no longer be attending tomorrow’s march in Eisenhower Park. Congressman ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Curran Urges Municipal Partners to Participate in Energy Efficiency Survey

Curran Urges Municipal Partners to Participate in Energy Efficiency SurveySurvey Gauges Interest in Collaborative Energy and Cost Saving Projects 

 

Nassau County, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran released initial results...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Curran Holds Final Daily COVID-19 Briefing to Recap Nassau’s Fight Against COVID-19

Curran Holds Final Daily COVID-19 Briefing to Recap Nassau’s Fight Against COVID-19 and Outline the Continued Road to Recovery

 

Bethpage, NY - As COVID-19 infection rates continue to drop in Nassau County, County Executive Curran deliver...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weather Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran

MINEOLA, NY – As Nassau County is now under a Tropical Storm warning, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran urges residents to take caution. Tropical Storm Fay is expected to hit Nassau County Friday morning into Saturday and has potenti...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Bi-County Study on Pandemic’s Economic Impact

Bi-County Study on Pandemic’s Economic Impact Reveals: Long Island Shed Jobs Faster than NYC & All Other Suburban Counties in State

Net job loss of 220,000 has highest impact on less educated workers, low paying professions and minor...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Curran Announces Free Speech and Roadway Protection Protocols

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today released County protocols designed to protect residents’ right to peacefully and safely demonstrate, and ensure the safety of protestors and the general public. Nassau Coun...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Nassau County Sponsors Largest Food Distribution in County History, Distributing Over 100,000 Pounds

UNIONDALE, NY — Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today kicked off the largest ever food distribution in County history, and among the largest in State history in partnership with Island Harvest. As part of Nassau County’s $1M inves...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Curran Announces Increased DWI Enforcement for July 4th Weekend

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that the Nassau County Police Department and village Police agencies will conduct stepped-up STOP DWI enforcement starting Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5t...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

CURRAN ANNOUNCES PLAN TO CLOSE THE COUNTY’S $749 MILLION BUDGET GAP CREATED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

(Mineola, NY) June 30, 2020 - County Executive Curran announced today the publication of the County’s Multi-Year Financial Plan Update. The report identifies that Nassau County faces a $749 million deficit over the next 18 months - $385 Million ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

CURRAN ANNOUNCES 400% INCREASE IN FIREWORKS COMPLAINTS, ADDRESSES SAFETY CONCERNS

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined today by Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Veteran’s Services Agency Executive Director, Ralph Esposito, and Nassau SPCA President Gary Rogers to address safety concer...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Curran Announces Nassau to Make Anti-Bias Training Mandatory for Non-Sworn County Employees

County Executive Introduces Resolution to Name Portion of Charles Lindbergh Blvd in front of Cradle of Aviation Museum after William Wheeler, Tuskegee Airmen Who Was Long-Time Hempstead Resident

MANHASSET, NY — Nassau County Executive Laura Curra...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Curran Announces New COVID-19 Testing Facility in Long Beach in Partnership with Mount Sinai

Both viral and antibody testing will be available by appointment beginning Tuesday, June 23

Long Beach, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced today a new COVID-19 testing site in Long Beach in partnership with Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospita...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Curran Announces Interactive Splash Parks & Spray Grounds will Open July 3rd in Addition to Pools

County Exec Urges Residents to Keep Other Summer Safety Concerns Top of Mind 

Nassau County, NY (June 17, 2020) – Following her announcement that Nassau County’s outdoor pools will open with new State guidelines on Jul...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Curran Announces PACT Initiative, to Promote Dialogue Between Law Enforcement & Protest Organizers

NASSAU COUNTY, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced the formation of Police And Community Trust (PACT), a new Nassau County initiative aimed at building trust, transparency, and a working dialogue between community ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Curran Announces Nassau Seeking Input on Implementation of Body-Worn Cameras for Police Department

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that that the County issued a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEI) for respondents interested in partnering with the County to design and implement a Body-Worn...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Curran Announces Emergency Food Distribution Center in Long Beach

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a new partnership with Long Island Cares - The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank to establish an emergency food distribution center in the City of Long Beach. The site, locate...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

County Executive Curran to Provide Update on COVID-19, Public Safety, and Food Insecurity

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran will provide updates on COVID-19, public safety, and make a new announcement about the County’s plan to address food insecurity.

When: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 12:30pm

Where: Front steps...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Nassau County Expands Free PPE Program with $2 Million from Town of Hempstead

(Garden City South, NY) June 8, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Town of Hempstead Supervisor Donald X. Clavin to announce that the Town will be contributing $2 million to support the County’s Boost Nassau PPE giveaway program,...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Curran Announces Over 10,000 Families Served by Nassau's Community Food Distribution

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that at least 10,000 families in need have been provided a week’s worth of food supplies to date as part of Nassau County’s new Community Food Distributi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Curran Announces COVID-19 Antibody Test Available at County Testing Sites

FREEPORT, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Monday the start of antibody testing at the County’s COVID-19 testing sites in Elmont, Freeport, Hempstead, and Westbury. The antibody testing is open to all and begins Tuesday, June ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Curran Helps Revive Downtowns, Fast Tracking Road Closures for Outdoor Seating, Dining,Retail & More

(MINEOLA, NY) May 29, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran continues her commitment to small business recovery announcing two new programs aimed at reviving downtown communities and helping businesses prepare to reopen. With the new Open Streets Pi...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Curran Continues Small Business Recovery Efforts & Launches NY Forward “Boost Nassau” Loan Program

Curran Continues Small Business Recovery Efforts & Launches NY Forward “Boost Nassau” Loan Program - Locking in $10 Million for Local Businesses & Nonprofits

Nassau County, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura C...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

County Executive Curran Holds Memorial Day Car Parade to Honor Fallen Military Heroes

Nassau County, NY – In honor of Memorial Day, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran hosted a car parade today to recognize those who selflessly lost their lives while fighting for our freedom as well as pay homage to the 75th Anniversary...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Curran Announces Nickerson Beach Cabanas to Open and Showcases Expansion of Motor Parkway Trail

Curran Announces Nickerson Beach Cabanas to Open and Showcases Expansion of Motor Parkway Trail in Honor of National Bike Month 

 

Nassau County, NY – With beaches in Nassau County given the green light to open under new...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Curran Announces Push to Boost COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing at County Sites, Releases PSA For Testing

Photo Caption: "County Executive Laura Curran encourages eligible residents to get tested at any one of Nassau’s four sites."

HEMPSTEAD, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Monday a new push encouraging all residents who...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Briefing Recap Curran Announces Memorial Day Car Parade and New Tennis Guidelines

Nassau County, NY – As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced she will be hosting a Memorial Day car parade to honor those who selflessly lost their lives while fighting for our freedom ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Curran’s Economic Council Recommends Additional Low-Risk and Essential Businesses in New Report

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s Economic Advisory Council, established to help track and assess COVID-19’s local business impacts and inform recovery strategies, has prepared an interim report for the Long Is...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Curran Announces 5,000 Families Served by Nassau's Community Food Distribution Initiative To Date

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that approximately 5,000 families in need have been provided a week’s worth of food supplies to date as part of Nassau County’s new Community Food Distribution in...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Curran Announces Opening of Elmont COVID-19 Testing Site

NASSAU COUNTY, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that another County COVID-19 testing center has begun operation in Elmont, NY. The announcement comes after Nassau County opened two COVID-19 testing facilities in Hempstead and Free...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY EXECUTIVE LAURA CURRAN ANNOUNCES NEW CORONAVIRUS TESTING SITES

(MINEOLA, NY) April 23, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced new coronavirus testing sites in partnership with Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Curran al...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Delaying School Taxes

MINEOLA, NY – I am pleased to announce that at my request, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order that allows me to delay the deadline for second-half school district taxes without interest or penalties. The Governor&...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Curran Provides Residents, Businesses and Taxpayers with an Update on COVID-19’s Impact on County

Curran Provides Residents, Businesses and Taxpayers with an Update on COVID-19’s Impact on County Finances & Recovery Efforts

(Mineola, NY) April 21, 2020 – The county’s necessary response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Requests Delaying Looming Property Tax Deadline

County Executive Requests State to Extend Deadline for Nassau Residents and Business Property Owners, and Joins New York Governor’s ‘Reimagine New York’ Task Force

(MINEOLA, NY) April 20, 2020- Nassau County Executive Laura Cu...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Statement from County Executive Laura Curran Regarding County Golf Course Operations During Pandemic

Nassau County, NY – Yesterday, New York State deemed golf courses as “non-essential” businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning today, county-owned and operated golf courses and driving ranges will be closed throug...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Curran Urges Nonprofits and Municipalities to Apply for FEMA Reimbursements and Assistance

Additional Dates for Assistance Webinar Announced 

Nassau County, NY – New York State has been the hardest hit from the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, with nearly 150,000 positive cases and Nassau County accounting for over 18.0...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Regarding Nassau County IDA Virtual Meeting

Mineola, NY - I am pleased to see that the Board of Directors of the Nassau County IDA will be holding its monthly meeting this evening, via virtual conference. It is extremely important that we do what we can, by keeping our governmental process...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Curran Shares Survey Results and Next Steps for Assessing COVID-19 Impact on Local Businesses

(Mineola, NY) April 2, 2020 – Today, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined members of her Economic Advisory Council including Co-Chair Nassau County IDA Chairman Richard Kessel, Hofstra University Vice President for University Relations Me...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Curran Urges Nonprofits and Municipalities to Apply for FEMA Reimbursements and Assistance

Nassau County, NY – New York State has been the hardest hit from the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, with over 25,000 positive cases and Nassau County accounting for almost 3.000 of those cases. FEMA recently announced that it w...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY

(MINEOLA, NY) March 13, 2020 - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today declared a state of emergency in Nassau County in response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

While Nassau County has been thoroughly preparing for weeks and ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

County Executive Curran and Local Officials Discuss Public Transportation Protocol

(Nassau County, NY)  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined with NICE Bus Chief Executive Officer Jack Khzouz and Hempstead Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby to discuss public transportation protocol the County is enforcing to help pre...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Announcement on State of the County Address

Mineola, NY - I have been looking forward to addressing the issues important to the residents of Nassau County in my 3rd annual State of the County address.

However, given current developments related to the spread of COVID-19, right now my first priority ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Curran Joined by Federal/State Officials Raise Awareness & Condemn Price Gouging Coronavirus Supply

(Nassau County, NY)  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Congresswoman Kathleen Rice and New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky to raise public awareness and condemn of the widespreadprice gouging of COVID-19 Coronavirus r...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Curran Orders Flags to Half-Staff

Mineola -- This week we mourn the loss of a true American hero. From his time as a POW in Vietnam to his leadership in the Senate, Sen. John McCain embodied the American spirit. He believed in his country and served its people selflessly. Nassau County mo...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s Statement

Monday, August 27, 2018 -- Today the Governor signed an Executive Order reinstating New York City’s School Safety Program, which tracks vehicle speeds with speed cameras near New York City schools. Legislation for the program once inclu...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Statement

Mineola, NY -- My Administration promotes the use of Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants to improve school conditions and increase academic and enrichment opportunities for our students.

We do not support use of these funds for the purc...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Statement Regard School Funding to Purchase Guns

My Administration promotes the use of Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants to improve school conditions and increase academic and enrichment opportunities for our students.

We do not support use of these funds for the purchase of firearms and fir...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Curran Urges Storm Preparedness

Bethpage, NY – With the sixth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today joined with Nassau County Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Steven Morelli and other Nassau County Public Safety and ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Curran Partners with L.I. Cares for Pet Food Program

Freeport, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran partnered with Long Island Cares to support its free pet food program for pet-owning families in need in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Baxter’s Pet Pantry.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Curran Welcomes PGA of America to Bethpage State Park

Farmingdale, New York (July 13, 2018) – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, along with representatives from New York State Parks, the Town of Oyster Bay and Discover Long Island, welcomed PGA Championship Director Scott Reid and his s...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Curran Announces "Celebrate America" Concert

East Meadow, NY—Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Lisa Holland, president of retail and banking of TD bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, Phil Grucci, CEO and creative director of Grucci Fireworks and Pat Bu...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Statement Regarding Mass Shooting in Maryland

Mineola, NY — "Once again, we endure another mass shooting. The attack in Annapolis was not only a gross display of violence, but an affront to our freedom. It is also another stark reminder that we must do all we can to keep our residents ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Curran Announces Cooling Centers Are Open

Mineola, NY – With high temperatures and humidity impacting the region, and an upcoming heat wave expected, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that cooling centers will be open to the public.

“With the temperature set to rise, the combination o...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Curran Announces Federal Funds to Help Residents Achieve the American Dream of Homeownership

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced the award of $500,000 in Federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding that promises to help make the dream of home ownership a reality for some first-time homebuyers. Th...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

2018 Summer Youth Employment Program

Uniondale, NY —Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, the Nassau County Office of Youth Services and Nassau County Youth Court Director Arianne Reyer announced the launch of the 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) at the Mitchell...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Curran, Ryder Swear in Nassau County Police Academy Graduates

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder presented certificates of completion to 81 police academy graduates on Wednesday, June 27th at a graduation ceremony held at Chaminade High School in Mineol...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

County Executive Curran Helps Island Harvest Distribute 25,000 lbs of Food

East Meadow, NY – Each year, during the summer months, there is a shortage of food in local food pantries and other feeding programs.  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Island Harvest Food Bank to conduct food distribution of ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

County Executive Curran, Congressman Suozzi Visit Children at MercyFirst

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Congressman Thomas Suozzi on a visit to MercyFirst, a not-for-profit human service agency located in Syosset. MercyFirst has been caring for immigrant children for many years, including children wh...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Gun Storage Safety Proposal

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently stood with New Yorkers Against Gun Violence in support of Legislator Ellen Birnbaum’s proposal to strengthen requirements for securing firearms.

“This legislation wil...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

County Executive Curran Announces Support for "Safe Staffing" Legislation

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran stood with Assemblyman Charles Lavine, Assemblyman Ed Ra, the New York State Nursing Association, and many more to call on the state legislature to adopt the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act.

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

County Executive Curran Observes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran stood with District Attorney Madeline Singas, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, and Department of Social Services Commissioner John Imhof, Ph.D., to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEA...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Curran Kicks Off 150th Belmont Stakes Week

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran kicked off Belmont Stakes Week at a press conference today at Belmont Park. She was joined by New York Racing Association (NYRA) CEO Chris Kay, Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Curran Joins Members of the Nassau County Legislature to Sign Tobacco 21 bill

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today joined with Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello, Legislator Arnold Drucker, members of the Nassau County Legislature, health professionals, and family members of former Legislator Judy Jac...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

County Executive Curran Announces Sweeping Contract Procurement Reforms

MINEOLA, NY—Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today signed an Executive Order implementing historic contract procurement reforms and putting new controls in place that take aim at ending contract related corruption in Nassau County. This is t...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

County Executive Laura Curran Addresses Regional Business Leaders

Old Westbury, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently addressed regional business leaders and members of the Long Island Metro Business Action Network on critical issues facing Nassau County.

At DeSeversky Mansion on the NYIT Campus, C...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Observes Older Americans Month

Uniondale, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently spoke at the 44th Annual Office for the Aging May Luncheon in observance of Older Americans Month.  The conference featured seminars on volunteerism, financial literacy, and ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Curran Honors DSS Employee of the Month

Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (right) presented a citation to Margaret Marslow of the Department of Social Services (DSS) for being named DSS Employee of the Month in May. Ms. Marslow has been a Nassau County DSS employee for...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Hosts Melanoma Screening

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran hosted free melanoma screenings for county employees during Melanoma Awareness Month. Melanoma continues to increase yearly. It is the most common cancer among 25-29 y/o and second most common f...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Nassau County Executive Curran's Statement Regarding the President's May 23rd Visit

Mineola, New York –Statement from Nassau County Executive Laura Curran:

“I have accepted an invitation from the White House to attend a round table on the topic of gang violence hosted by President Trump which underscores the need for more funding...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Curran Calls Out Crooked Contractors

Long Beach, New York –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today joined with Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford, Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs Greg May and Gale Berg of the Nassau County Bar Associat...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Nassau County Executive Curran Announces Asian American Advisory Board

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced the formation of a new Asian-American Advisory Board in Nassau County. The Advisory Board provides a forum for Asian-American communities to raise issues facing their communities. Curr...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

County Executive Curran, Red Cross Sound the Alarm for Fire Safety

Mineola, New York – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran will join a volunteer team to install a smoke alarm and offer fire-safety education to a local family.

Pictured l-r: John Walden (RedCross), Josh Lockwood (RedCross), Jim Flannery ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

County Executive Curran Observes National Correction Officers Week

East Meadow, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (center) joined the Nassau County Sheriff’s Correction Officers Benevolent Association (COBA) Widow’s and Children’s Fund in observance of National Correction Of...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Curran to Host Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged

Albertson, N.Y. – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined with generous sponsors and athletes as she announced that the County is once again raising the necessary private donations needed to host the Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically...Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Executive Curran Attends Annual Fish Stock

Massapequa, NY -- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (3rd from the left) joined Seatuck Environmental Association in moving river herring over the dam at Massapequa Lake as part of a special operation authorized by the NYS Department of Environmental Co...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Executive Curran Joins Israel's 70th Birthday Celebration

Uniondale, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (left) joined Deputy Consul General of Israel in New York Amir Sagie, Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island in celebrating Israel’s ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Executive Curran Helps Kick-Off RecruitNY

Uniondale, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (3rd from the left) joined the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York to announce RecruitNY – the signature program FASNY created to boost the number of vo...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Executive Curran Honors Life Saving Girl Scout

Garden City, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (left) joined Nassau County Girl Scouts CEO Randell Marie Bynum in honoring Riya who saved her 3-year-old brother from choking.

On May 20, 2017, Riya and her 3-year-old brother were having din...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

County Executive Curran, Commissioner Ryder Present First Quarter 2018 Crime Report

Mineola, New York – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today joined with the Nassau County Police Department to present the results of the2018 First Quarter Crime Report. The presentation reviewed the incredible success of several new...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

County Executive Curran Commends Social Services Employee of the Month

Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (2nd from the left) presented a Citation to Tara Carlo of the Department of Social Services (DSS) for being named DSS Employee of the Month. Ms. Carlo has been Nassau County DSS employee...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

County Executive Curran Announces Donation to L.I. Cares “Baxter’s Pet Pantry”

Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Long Island Cares Executive Director Paule Pachter to promote and provide donations to Baxter’s Pet Pantry operated by Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food B...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Warns of Vaping Health and Criminal Dangers

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today addressed the growing trend of the use of “vaping” to smoke either nicotine or other drugs. Joined by Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Nassau County ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

County Executive Curran Joins Governor Cuomo at Anti-Gang Funding Bill Signing

Brentwood, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Governor Andrew Cuomo as he signed a bill for more than $18.5 million in anti-gang money.

“I am proud of the joint efforts across Long Island to eliminate the fear of gang viol...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

County Executive Curran Announces Sweeping Reforms to Industrial Development Agency

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced a series of reforms for the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) that will increase transparency, better measure projects that receive IDA benefits and put commun...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

County Executive Curran Keynotes Mentor New York Conference

Brookville, NY – Today Nassau County Executive Laura Curran keynoted the Mentor New York 14th annual Mentoring Matters Conference held at Long Island University, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY.The daylong event explored how mentors can a...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

County Executive Curran Proclaims April Autism Awareness Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola will be illuminated blue in celebration of the 11th Annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) and Autism Spea...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

County Executive Curran Participates in Pick-A-Reading Partner Program

Old Bethpage, NY – Today Nassau County Executive Laura Curran participated in the Pick A Reading Partner Program (PARP) at Old Bethpage Elementary School. County Executive Curran read “What Pet Should I Get” to Mr. Sidito&...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

County Executive Curran Supports SBA Microloan Legislation

Farmingdale, NY –Nassau County Executive Laura Curran stood with U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to support the Small Business Administration’s Microloan Program that provides loans and technical assistance to women and minority busines...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Curran Announces Road Condition Review, Begins 2018 Resurfacing Initiative

MINEOLA, NY— Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced a new study that will assess the conditions of all Nassau County roads to better plan and strategize resurfacing projects throughout the county. As the 2018 resurfacing season begins, C...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Curran and Suez Announce Water Project to 300M Gallons of Fresh Water Annually

MINEOLA, NY—Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined earlier this week by Eric Gernath, CEO of SUEZ North America, to announce a project at the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Wantagh that will conserve up to 300,000,000 of fresh w...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Curran Issues Zero Tolerance Executive Order for Gift-Giving Among Employees and Vendors

MINEOLA, NY—Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced an executive order establishing a zero-tolerance policy for gift-giving between vendors and county employees and introduced a new administrative program to promote standards of ethical c...Read on...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

County Executive Curran Performs Valentine's Marriage Vow Renewal Ceremony

County Executive Curran Performs Valentine’s Marriage Vow Renewal for Hundreds of Nassau residents

Some Couples Married Over 50 Years Attended Special Valentine’s Reception

MINEOLA, NY-- – To mark St. Valentine’s Day, Nassau County Executive Laura ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

County Executive Curran Extends Tax Assessment Grievance Deadline

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced she has directed officials at the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) and Department of Assessment (DOA) to accept property assessment grievance filings until Monday, April 2, 2018 in order...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

County Executive Curran, Health Commissioner, Urge Residents to Get Vaccinated

County Executive Curran and Health Commissioner Eisenstein Urge Residents to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

Following Governor Cuomo's declared public health emergency, Curran announces three flue clinics across Nassau

 

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Curran Calls on NYSDEC to Delay Permit Allowing NYC to Pump Long Island Water

MINEOLA, NY—Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, was joined today by New York State Senators Todd Kaminsky and Elaine Phillips as well as Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Citizens Campaign for the Environment Executive Director Adrien...Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Curran Signs Historic Executive Order

Laura Curran Signs Historic Order

MINEOLA--Nassau County Executive Laura Curran made history today when she signed an executive order barring appointed members of her administration from holding a leadership position in a political party or donating to her campaign.
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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Curran Partners With Northwell Health to Open First County Vaccination Distribution Center

Vaccines will be available, starting Tuesday Jan. 5, to those who fit NYS criteria

Nassau County, NY - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling on Monday to announce a partnership between the County, Northwell...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health Regular Monthly Meeting

Mineola, NY - The regular monthly meeting of the Nassau County Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the offices of the Nassau County Department of Health, 200 County Seat Drive, Mineola, New York, 11501.  Please...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health Regular Monthly Meeting

Mineola, NY - The regular monthly meeting of the Nassau County Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at the offices of the Nassau County Department of Health, 200 County Seat Drive, Mineola, New York, 11501.  Please ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Sea Cliff Beach Closed to Bathing

The Nassau County Department of Health has closed Sea Cliff beach in Sea Cliff to bathing due to elevated bacterial levels, effective today, September 19, 2020. This beach will remain closed until testing indicates that samples are within acceptable limit...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 18 Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches, effective today, September 4, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impa...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Six Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at six beaches, effective today, August 18, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impac...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Five Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at five beaches, effective today, August 17, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impa...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Six North Shore Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at six North Shore beaches, effective today, August 14, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health Regular Monthly Meeting

Mineola, NY - The regular monthly meeting of the Nassau County Board of Health will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at the offices of the Nassau County Department of Health, 200 County Seat Drive, Mineola, New York, 11501. Please use the Nor...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 12, 2020

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Curran and Eisenstein remind residents not to delay vaccinations 

 

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein reminds the public that August is National Immunization Awaren...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 12, 2020

AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH

Curran and Eisenstein remind residents not to delay vaccinations

 

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein reminds the public that August is National Immunization Awareness Month....

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Health Department
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Theodore Roosevelt Beach in Oyster Bay Beach Closed to Bathing

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Department of Health has closed Theodore Roosevelt Beach in Oyster Bay to bathing due to elevated bacterial levels, effective today, August 5, 2020. This beach will remain closed until testing indicates that samples a...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 18 Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches, effective today, July 31, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Four Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at four South Shore beaches, effective today, July 24, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known ...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Six Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at six North Shore beaches, effective today, July 23, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known t...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 18 Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches, effective today, July 10, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Two Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at two beaches, effective today, July 7, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Four Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at four beaches, effective today, June 12, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impact...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at Two South Shore Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at two beaches, effective today, June 6, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Due to a Sewage Spill Nassau County Department of Health Closes Four Beaches

Mineola, NY - Due to a blockage in a sewer main, untreated sewage overflowed into a storm drain and discharged into Hempstead Harbor. As a result, the Nassau County Department of Health has closed the following four beaches as a precaution:

North ...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Nassau County Department of Health Issues Advisory Against Bathing at 18 Beaches

Mineola, NY – Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health is issuing an advisory against bathing at 18 beaches, effective today, May 23, 2020. This advisory is issued as a precautionary measure for beaches known to be impacted ...

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Health Department
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health Regular Monthly Meeting Postponed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health

Regular Monthly Meeting Postponed

 

Mineola, NY – Due to the local state of emergency declared in Nassau County for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nassau County Board of ...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Nassau County Board of Health Regular Monthly Meeting Postponed

Mineola, NY – Due to the local state of emergency declared in Nassau County for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nassau County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 has been postponed.

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Health Department
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Statement from Nassau County Department of Health

 

 

Statement from Nassau County Department of Health

 

Nassau County Department of Health is investigating a cluster of cases of salmonellosis associated with people who consumed food or drink at the restaurant Brixx and Barley, lo...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Abrahams in Partnership with Fidelis Care Hosts a Virtual Black History Month Program

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) is partnering with Fidelis Care to celebrate Black History Month and honor local unsung heroes in our community on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Moderator: Dr. Craig Wright

Music by: Jeffrey Ministry & J...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Abrahams Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community taxgrievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their property ...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Statement from Kevan M. Abrahams on Today’s Police Reform Hearing at Nassau Legislature

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – At 2 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021), the Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety committee will hold a public hearing on the topic of criminal justice reform. Prior to the meeting, Nassau County Legis...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Abrahams & Partners Host Thanksgiving Dinner for Deserving Freeport Families

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) partnered with Jeremy’s Ale House, Freeport Schools, and community members to host a Drive Thru Style Thanksgiving dinner for more than 60...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Legislator Abrahams, and United Healthcare Host Breast Cancer Screenings

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with the UnitedHealthcare and the Village of Hempstead to bring NUMC mammography van to the Village of Hempstead parking lot, located on Front Street between Franklin ...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Kevan Abrahams, United Health Care and the Village of Hempstead Host Breast Cancer Screenings

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with the United Health Care and Village of Hempstead to bring its mammography van to the Village of Hempstead parking lot, located on Front Street between Franklin Ave...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January

(MINEOLA, NY) Nassau County and the region is continuing to grapple with a sharp increase in unemployment and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help residents navigate this daunting economic landscape, Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Legislator Abrahams Hosts CDC COVID Safe ‘Trunk or Treat’ Halloween Event at Baldwin LIRR Station

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) invites families to attend & participate in this year’s “Trunk or Treat” with their children at the Baldwin LIRR station on Saturday, Oct. 31.

 Pre-r...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Legislator Abrahams Hosts CDC COVID Safe ‘Trunk or Treat’ Halloween Event at Baldwin LIRR Station

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) invites families to attend & participate in this year’s “Trunk or Treat” with their children at the Baldwin LIRR station on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Pre-re...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: October 20, 2020

egislator Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021

(MINEOLA, NY) Nassau County and the region is continuing to grapple with a sharp increase in unemployment and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help residents navigate this daunting economic landscape, Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Community Partners Step Up to Support Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams’ 14th Back-To-School Giveaway

More than 100 families benefitted from the event, which was hosted in partnership withTRIMZ Barber Shop, Heeling Soles, Inc. and Glory House Recovery, Inc.

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - In an effort to address increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic, community pa...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Annual 14th Back-To-School Giveaway

Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Annual 14th Back-To-School Giveaway in Partnership with TRIMZ Barber Shop, Heeling Soles, Inc. and Glory House Recovery, Inc.

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) presents the 14th annual back-to-scho...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport

(Photo courtesy Nassau County Legislature Minority Caucus) 

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) partnered with the Cedarmore Corporation to host a pop-up farmers marke...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Kevan Abrahams Proposes Legislation That Would Change How Nassau Elects its County Legislators

Supporters of creating an Independent Redistricting Commission argue the overhaul is needed to promote equal representation and create fairer districts.

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) and his Mi...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Leader Kevan M. Abrahams: Nassau Residents Need More Than Wishful Economic Thinking

Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams:Nassau Residents Need More Than Wishful Economic Thinking

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Following the Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 meeting of the Nassau County Legislature’s Budget Review Committee, Nassau County Legisl...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Abrahams and Mulé Welcome Young Philanthropist Sabrina Guo

Minority Leader Abrahams and Legislator Mulé Welcome Young Philanthropist Sabrina Guo to Distribute PPE at Freeport HS

WHAT: Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freepo...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: July 30, 2020

William Biamonte, Minority Caucus Chief of Staff, on Majority Proposal to ReName NCPD Headquarters

Statement from William Biamonte, Minority Caucus Chief of Staff, on Majority Proposal to Re-Name NCPD Headquarters Building

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Thursday, July 30, William Biamonte, Chief of Staff to the Minority Legislative Caucus, said: 

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams Related to Ted Nugent, Eisenhower Park Rally

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The following is a statement from Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams:

“We have been advised that Ted Nugent is no longer a part of this weekend’s scheduled rally at Eisenhower Park. While we ar...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams and Legislators Denouncing Ted Nugent’s Rally

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The following is a joint statement from Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Legislators Siela A. Bynoe (D - Westbury), Carrié Solages (D - Valley Stream), Debra Mulé (D - F...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Legislators Abrahams & Mulé Join Cedarmore Corporation to Launch 2020 Drive-Thru Farmer’s Market

Legislators Abrahams and Mulé Join Cedarmore Corporation to Launch 2020 Drive-Thru Seasonal Farmer’s Market at Baldwin Long Island Rail Road Station

WHAT: Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mul&a...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams Regarding Comptroller’s 2019 CAFR & County Debt

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams Regarding Comptroller’s 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and County Executive Curran’s Proposed Re-Financing of County Debt

 

“While the Comptroller&...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams Regarding Today’s Vote to Approve NCCC Budget

Statement from Minority Leader Kevan M. Abrahams Regarding Today’s Vote to Approve Nassau Community College Budget

 

“Nassau Community College’s budget is reflective of the unprecedented economic challenges that so man...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Statement from Legislator Abrahams Regarding Recent Video Footage from Protest in East Meadow

“We have been advised that the Nassau County Police Department’s Office of Internal Affairs is investigating the events captured on video in East Meadow on Saturday, June 13. In addition, we are aware that New York Attorney General Let...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Partners with Island Harvest to Sponsor a Virtual Food Drive

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with Island Harvest to sponsor a virtual online tax-deductible donation drive to support our seniors and veterans in need of vital goods during the COVID-19 ...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Partners with Long Island Cares to Sponsor a Virtual Food Drive

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) is partnering with Long Island Cares to sponsor a virtual (online tax-deductible donation) food and supply drive to support local families in need of vital goods during th...

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Legislative District 01
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Congratulates Honorees at Long Island NAACP Biennial Awards Luncheon

Tina Hodge Bowles, Legislator Kevan Abrahams, and Tracey Edwards,

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) joined his colleagues in government to celebrate the Long Island NAACP Biennial Awards Luncheon in observance of Bla...

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Legislative District 01

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Committee to Explore Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Responses and Intervention

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, Aug. 3 to approve legislation introduced by Legislators Siela A. Bynoe (D - Westbury) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) directing Nassau County to convene a committee tasked with stu...

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Legislative District 02
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Bynoe & Lafazan Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Police Responses

Legislators Bynoe and Lafazan Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Response and Intervention by Law Enforcement

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County would convene a committee to study alterna...

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Legislative District 02
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Statement from Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Regarding Police Officer Body Cameras

On Saturday, June 13, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced that a request for expressions of interest (RFEI) seeking vendors related to the design and implementation of police officer body cameras has been issued by the County. Following this an...

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Legislative District 02
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Legislator Bynoe, St. Paul’s AME Church and Lakeview NAACP Host ‘Thankful Thursday'

Legislator Bynoe, St. Paul’s AME Church and Lakeview NAACP Host ‘Thankful Thursday’ Caravan Salute to Essential Workers

(LAKEVIEW, N.Y.) – With lights flashing, horns honking and hands waving, community organizations...

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Legislative District 02
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Legislator Bynoe Applauds CE Curran for Signing Bill to Waive Late Payment Penalty 2020 Tax Bills

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Just six days after being filed, Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Byone’s (D – Westbury) proposal to waive a $210 penalty charged to Nassau residents who are late paying their property taxes has been signed...

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Legislative District 02

News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Legislator Carrié Solages Partners with Community Leaders to Host Successful Book, Toy and Clothing

(ELMONT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D - Lawrence) partnered with community leaders Gabriella Hart and Linda Bindra to collect hundreds of books, toys, games, articles of clothing and household items to benefit deserving Le...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Legislator Carrié Solages Unveils, NCPD Unveil Eight New Auxiliary Police Vehicles for 5th Precinct

(WESTBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D - Lawrence) visited the Nassau County Police Department’s Public Safety Center in Westbury on Wednesday, Feb. 10 to mark the arrival of eight new Auxiliary Police cars that...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Legislator Carrié Solages Secures $13,200 CRP Grant to Support South Floral Park Fire Department

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D - Lawrence) has secured a $13,200 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant, which the Village of South Floral Park will use to support the South Floral Park Fire Department&rs...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Solages Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Inwood) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievanceworkshops to inform residents about how to challenge their ...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Legislator Solages: Open COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Centers in Third Legislative District

(ELMONT and LAWRENCE, N.Y.) - In an effort to accelerate the rate at which eligible residents are vaccinated, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D - Lawrence) is urging health officials to open additional COVID-19 vaccination distribution...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Legislator Solages, County Executive Curran Announce Launch of Dutch Broadway Traffic Safety Upgrade

Nassau County recently embarked upon repaving and restriping of Dutch Broadway in Elmont. The County will implement preliminary elements of the Elmont Traffic Safety Evaluation into the project.

(ELMONT, N.Y.) - Nassau County has embarked upon implementing...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Legislator Solages Celebrates Launch of Elmont PAL

 (ELMONT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D - Lawrence) applauded Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Nassau County Police Department Commissioner (NCPD) for committing $25,000 in startup funds to the Elmont P...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Legislator Solages Partners with Five Towns Community Center and Gammy’s Pantry to Distribute PPE

(LAWRENCE, N.Y.) - As part of ongoing efforts to flatten the curve of a troubling increase in the rate of positive COVID-19 tests in Lawrence and Inwood, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Lawrence) partnered with the Five T...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Solages Partners with Five Towns Community Center and Gammy’s Pantry to Distribute PPE

Legislator Solages will also discuss his call for Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead to establish a rapid COVID-19 testing site at the Five Towns Community Center as part of efforts to address a recent spike in the rate of positive tests.

 

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Legislator Carrié Solages, ICNA Relief and Gammy’s Pantry Host Back-To-School Giveaway

(LAWRENCE, N.Y.) – With a new school year approaching, more than 50 children received free backpacks, school supplies and food at the Five Towns Community Center on Wednesday, Sept. 2 during an event hosted by Nassau County Legislator Carri&...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Solages & Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Property Deeds

Legislators Carrié Solages and Arnold Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Covenants within Property Deeds in Nassau County

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Carrié Solages (D &ndash...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Legislator Carrié Solages Provides Lunch to Healthcare Workers at Nassau University Medical Center

(EAST MEADOW, N.Y.) – To show his appreciation to healthcare workers for their ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley Stream) purchased savory Caribbean p...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Repaving on Stretch of Elmont Road Complete; Legislator Solages Thanks County Executive Curran

Repaving on Stretch of Elmont Road Complete;Legislator Solages Thanks County Executive Curran for Commitment to Infrastructure Improvements

(ELMONT and NORTH VALLEY STREAM, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley St...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Statement Solages Following a No Vote for Legislation to Restrict Beach Access for Non-Residents

Statement from Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages Following a No Vote for Legislation to Restrict Beach Access for Non-Residents

 

“I understand the importance of taking steps to ensure Nassau County residents hav...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Legislator Solages Votes to Secure $8.5 Million in Federal Funded Community Development Block Grants

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley Stream) voted to secure $8.5 million in federal funded Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to be allocated to prevent, prepare, and respond to the COVID-19 pa...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Legislator Carrié Solages Shares Long Island FQHC, Inc COVID-19 Outdoor Testing Sites with Residents

Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley Stream), in partnership with Nassau County and Long Island FQHC, Inc. would like to share three new COVID-19 outdoor testing sites with Nassau County residents.

“COVID19 has...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Legislator Carrié Solages Partners with INCA Relief to Distribute Food to Inwood Families

(INWOOD, N.Y.) In an effort to ensure families have a nutritious meal, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley Stream) partnered with ICNA Relief to provide more than 100 families facing financial hardships with food suppl...

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Legislative District 03
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Legislator Solages in Partnership with ICNA Relief, Invite Inwood Residents to Attend Food Giveaway

WHAT – In an effort to help families who are facing financial hardships and those deeply affected by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID 19), Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D – Valley Stream) is partnering with IC...

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Legislative District 03

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

LEGISLATOR FORD’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

LEGISLATOR FORD’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

Thursday, March 25, 2021 – 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Legislator Denise Ford is hosting a Telephone Office Hours event to address residents’ questions and concerns about county related issues. P...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing 0n Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 4, 2020

LEGISLATORS FORD AND KOPEL THANKED BY VILLAGE OF LAWRENCE FOR CRP FUNDING

On December 3rd, Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel and Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford attended the Village of Lawrence Trustee meeting and were thanked for providing Community Revitalization Project (CRP) funding for security cameras f...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: November 12, 2020

FORD IS BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO THE 4TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

   • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 • 8:10 AM to 12:00 PM •

Stop & Shop Plaza Parking Lot – East Park Ave., Long Beach

 Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is sponsoring the NuHealth...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 9, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

North Woodmere Park – Branch Blvd., North Woodmere

 

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S....

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR FORD ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS IN DISTRICT 4

Alternative Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford, and the Nassau County Legislature, voted to fund numerous Inter-Municipal Agreements (IMAs) and Community Revitalization Projects (CRPs) in Legislative District 4. These projects include an Audio Induction...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: August 26, 2020

17TH ANNUAL F.F. HARRY S. FORD MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE

17th Annual F.F. Harry S. FordMemorial Blood Drive

Hosted by Legislator Denise Ford & AOH Division 17 

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Saturday, September 26, 2020  •  8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Long Beach Catholi...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 20, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES WITHOUT INTEREST OR PENALTIES

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 20, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES WITHOUT INTEREST OR PENALTIES

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford would like to inform the public that Nassau County is accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.

DONATIONS OF THE BELOW MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN 

UNOPENED BOXES/PAC...

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Legislative District 04

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

Legislator Debra Mulé Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of 3 D’s Aftercare

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) joined the Baldwin Chamber of Commerce and her partners in state and town government on Friday, Feb. 12 to celebrate the grand re-opening of Baldwin’s 3 D’...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Legislator Debra Mulé Welcomes Servpro to Freeport

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) joined the Freeport Chamber of Commerce and her partners in state, town, county and village government to welcome Servpro of Freeport/Roosevelt to the local business communit...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Legislator Mulé Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievance workshops to inform residents about how to...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé and the Coral House Host Blood Drive

 

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) and the Coral House by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave., Ba...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Legislator Mulé Honors Kathy Spatz, Outgoing President of the South Hempstead Civic Association

 

(SOUTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) presented Kathy Spatz, the outgoing President of the South Hempstead Civic Association, with a Nassau County Citation in recognition of her years of...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Observes Veterans Day 2020 in Freeport

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) attended the Incorporated Village of Freeport’s Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Held outside the Freeport Memorial Library, the socially distanced cere...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Legislator Mulé Urges Residents to ‘Split the Bill’ At Baldwin Restaurants

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Earlier today at the Baldwin Coach Diner, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) joined Vision Long Island, the Baldwin Civic Association, Baldwin Chamber of Commerce and her partners in government to urge resident...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Supports Sani 2 Waste Disposal Event

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) visited Sanitary District No. 2’s Grand Avenue garage and office in Baldwin on Saturday, Oct. 3 for their one-stop Operation Shed-The-Meds, document shredding and E-...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Curran, Legislator Mulé Denounce Vulgar Hate Messages Discovered at Freeport’s Milburn Pond Park

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier this week, Patch reported that a resident discovered vulgar handwritten notes containing racist, white supremacist and homophobic messages stuffed into fences and lamp posts around Milburn Pond Park, a Nassau County park...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Legislator Mulé Partners with NYS Assembly Member Griffin to Host Lofts Pond Park Clean-Up Baldwin

From left, the Harrison Family, Assembly Member Judy Griffin, Legislator Debra Mulé, Bill and Lynda Stevenson at Lofts Pond Park on Saturday, Sept. 26.

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D – Freeport), Assembly Member Judy Griffin, and ...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé and Coral House Host Autumn Blood Drive

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D-Freeport) partnered with the Coral House to host an autumn blood drive in support of the New York Blood Center on Thursday, Sept. 24. Legislator Mulé was one of the many reside...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Mulé Partners with NYS Assembly Member Judy Griffin to Host Lofts Pond Park Clean-Up in Baldwin

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) is partnering with New York State Assembly Member Judy Griffin to host a community cleanup at Baldwin’s Lofts Pond Park. Residents and nature lovers from around the region are w...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé and Coral House Host Autumn Blood Drive

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) and the Coral House by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave., Baldwin.

&a...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Legislator Mulé Partners with NYS Assembly Member Griffin to Host Lofts Pond Park CleanUp in Baldwin

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) is partnering with New York State Assembly Member Judy Griffin to host a community cleanup at Baldwin’s Lofts Pond Park. Residents and nature lovers from around the region are w...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Legislator Mulé Leads Freeport Delegation in Securing $150,000 CRP for New Fire Department Radios

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) successfully spearheaded efforts to secure passage of a $150,000 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant for the Incorporated Village of Freeport. The Village will utili...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Legislator Mulé Honors Pandemic’s Hometown Heroes At Fifth Legislative District’s ‘COVID Heroes'

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) recognized the grit, resilience, resourcefulness and compassion shown by the “COVID Heroes” of the Fifth Legislative District during a ceremony on the grou...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport

(Photo courtesy Nassau County Legislature Minority Caucus) 

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) partnered with the Cedarmore Corporation to host a pop-up farmers marke...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Debra Mulé Thanks Young Philanthropist Sabrina Guo for Donating PPE to the Freeport Community

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) recognized Sabrina Guo, founder of the student-run Long Island Laboring Against COVID-19 (LILAC) for donating  personal protective equipment (PPE) during the Freepor...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Abrahams and Mulé Welcome Young Philanthropist Sabrina Guo

Minority Leader Abrahams and Legislator Mulé Welcome Young Philanthropist Sabrina Guo to Distribute PPE at Freeport HS

WHAT: Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freepo...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Legislator Mulé Honors Nydia White, Nurse Manager for Critical Care at Mount Sinai South Hospital

(OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) honored Nydia White, nurse manager for the critical care unit at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital for her service to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Legislator ...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Joins County Executive Laura Curran to Launch Eco-Friendly ‘Goats on the Go’

(BETHPAGE, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé joined County Executive Laura Curran and Legislator Arnold Drucker to launch an eco-friendly and cost-effective “Goats on the Go” program on Friday, July 17. &...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Partners with the Coral House to Host an Urgent Blood Drive in Baldwin

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - In an effort to address a shortage in blood supplies due to a decrease in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D-Freeport) partnered with the Coral House to host a community blood drive ...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé and Coral House Host Urgent Blood Drive

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) and the Coral House by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave., Baldwin.

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Legislators Abrahams & Mulé Join Cedarmore Corporation to Launch 2020 Seasonal Farmer’s Market

Legislators Abrahams and Mulé Join Cedarmore Corporation to Launch 2020 Drive-Thru Seasonal Farmer’s Market at Baldwin Long Island Rail Road Station

WHAT: Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D - Freeport) and Debra Mul&a...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé and Coral House Host Urgent Blood Drive

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) and the Coral House by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Coral House, 70 Milburn Ave., Baldwin.

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Legislator Mulé Celebrates Freeport High School Class of 2020

Pictured, from left, are: New York State Senator John Brooks; Nassau County Executive Laura Curran; Freeport Village Trustee Carmen Piñeyro; Legislator Mulé and Freeport Village Mayor Robert T. Kennedy outside Nassau Veterans Memoria...
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Legislative District 05
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Commemorates Memorial Day

(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) joined the community in recognizing and honoring the sacrifice of Americans who gave their lives in service to the United States during Baldwin’s Memorial Day observ...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Partners with Long Island Cares to Sponsor an Supply Drive for COVID19

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) partners with Long Island Cares to sponsor an essential supply drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support local families who are in need of vital goods.

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Participates in Oceanside Public Library’s Digital Story Time

(FREEPORT, N.Y.) – Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) partnered with the Oceanside Public Library to practice social distancing by hosting a “Digital Story Time” a creative and innovative way to connect with chil...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Attended the Kiwanis Club of Oceanside “Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash”

(Oceanside, N.Y.) - Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) had the privilege of serving as a guest reader at the Kiwanis Club of Oceanside seventh annual “Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash on Sunday, March 1 at the Oceanside Library. After readin...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Hosts Rockville Centre Mobile Office Hours

WHAT: To bring her district office’s resources directly to residents, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) is hosting mobile office hours in Rockville Centre. The mobile office hours are designed to give residents the op...

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Legislative District 05
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Legislator Debra Mulé Hosts Rockville Centre Mobile Office Hours

WHAT: To bring her district office’s resources directly to residents, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) is hosting mobile office hours in Rockville Centre. The mobile office hours are designed to give residents the op...

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Legislative District 05

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: January 22, 2021

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR IS HOSTING AN EMERGENCY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, January 28, 2021 – 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Knights of Columbus – Lynbrook #2228

78 Hempstead Avenue, Lynbrook

 

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor is joining together with the Lynbrook Knights of Columbus to host an emerge...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: December 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR JOINS WITH LYNBROOK VILLAGE BOARD FOR MENORAH LIGHTING

On the evening of Thursday, December 10th, Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined together with Members of the Lynbrook Village Board, Town Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and Assemblywoman Judy Griffin for the Menorah Lighting at Stauderman ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: December 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR AND VILLAGE OF VALLEY STREAM HOST COVID TESTING

On December 9th, Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined together with the Valley Stream Village Board and Baseline Health to provide COVID-19 tests for residents at Arthur J. Hendrickson Park and pool. 

The testing will continue every Wednesd...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 06
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: November 23, 2020

GAYLOR IS BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO THE 6TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR IS BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC 

MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO THE 6TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

Monday, December 14, 2020 • 8:15 AM to 11:45 AM • A.J. Hendrickson Pool – Parking Lot 123 W. Merrick Rd....

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: November 12, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HONORS VETERANS ON VETERANS DAY

On the morning of Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with veterans and elected officials of the Village of Lynbrook at the Doughboy Monument near the Lynbrook LIRR station to honor all those who have served our Country. ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau County Legisl...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: October 21, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR AND LYNBROOK MAYOR INTRODUCE PURPLE PUMPKIN HALLOWEEN PROJECT

On Tuesday, October 20th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Lynbrook Mayor Alan Beach and local mothers to introduce the Purple Pumpkin Halloween Project. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents have been rightfully concerned about letting their child...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: October 20, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR JOINS VALLEY STREAM STUDENTS FOR CAR WASH BENEFITING CLASS

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR JOINS VALLEY STREAM STUDENTS FOR CAR WASH BENEFITING CLASS

 

On Saturday, October 17th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined students of Robert W. Carbonaro Elementary School's class of 2021 in Valley Stream for their class car ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: October 20, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HONORS LYNBROOK FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HONORS LYNBROOK FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES

 

On Sunday, October 18th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with the Lynbrook Fire Department, village officials and other elected leaders to honor the Lynbrook fire department member...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: October 20, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HONORS ROCKVILLE CENTRE FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HONORS ROCKVILLE CENTRE FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES

 

On Sunday, October 18th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with other elected leaders and the Rockville Centre Fire Department to honor the members of the department who have...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: September 23, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR SWEARS IN VALLEY STREAM TRUSTEE TUFARELLI

On Monday, September 21st, Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor administered the oath of office to Village of Valley Stream Trustee John Tufarelli for a new term during the swearing-in ceremony which was held at Valley Stream Village Hall.

In foreground, l...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: September 21, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR DISTRIBUTES BACK PACKS TO STUDENTS IN VALLEY STREAM

On Thursday, September 17th, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Nassau County PBA President James McDermott to hand out school bags and back packs to the students of Valley Stream’s Wheeler Avenue Elementary School.

“I was proud to join...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: September 8, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR JOINS WITH DEPUTY MAYOR WRIGHT TO DISCUSS CLEAN-UP OPTIONS AT MILL POND

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR JOINS WITH DEPUTY MAYOR WRIGHT TO DISCUSS CLEAN-UP OPTIONS AT MILL POND

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Valley Stream Deputy Mayor Sean Wright, Deputy Village Clerk Jay Hunter and members of the Village of Valley...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: July 27, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HANDS OUT CARE PACKAGES TO SENIORS IN LYNBROOK

On Tuesday, July 21st, Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Lynbrook Restorative on Atlantic Avenue in Lynbrook to hand out care packages to senior citizens at their drive-thru community event and as special treat for seniors that brought thei...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: June 4, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR DISTRIBUTES MASKS TO VALLEY STREAM ISLAMIC CENTER AND MOSQUE

On Tuesday, June 2nd, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Village of Valley Stream Mayor Edwin Fare, Deputy Mayor Sean Wright and Trustee John Tufarelli to distribute face masks to Masjid Hamza Mosque and Islamic Community Center on Stuart Avenue in North ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: June 4, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR DISTRIBUTES MASKS TO VALLEY STREAM VETERANS AND SENIORS

On Tuesday, June 2nd, Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Village of Valley Stream Mayor Edwin Fare, and Deputy Mayor Sean Wright to hold a mask distribution at American Legion Post 854 on Roosevelt Avenue in Valley Stream. The mask distribution was a driv...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR HOSTS FOOD AND MASK DRIVE IN VALLEY STREAM FOR SENIORS AND VETERANS

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Village of Valley Stream Mayor Edwin Fare, Trustees Sean Wright and John Tufarelli, former Village Justice and current County Court Judge Bob Bogle, and members of the Valley Stream community, to host a foo...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR DONATES FACE SHIELDS AND FROZEN YOGURT TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor joined with Legislator Laura Schaefer, New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra, Northwell Health-LIJ Valley Stream Executive Director David Seligman and community business members Rob Feiler of Costello’s Ace Hardwa...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 6, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE UNVEILS COMMUNITY #THANKANURSE INITIATIVE

Wednesday, May 6th is National Nurse Day. Nassau County has been one of the hardest hit areas during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our dedicated healthcare workers have been essential in saving lives on the front lines of this outbreak. Nurses throughout Nas...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: April 29, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR ANNOUNCES NONPERISHABLE FOOD & HANDMADE MASK DONATION DRIVE FOR VETERANS & SENIORS

SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2020  9:00AM  1:00 PM

ARTHUR J. HENDRICKSON PARK & POOL PARKING LOT 

123 W. MERRICK RD., VALLEY STREAM

Legislator Bill Gaylor, Mayor Ed Fare and The Valley Stream Village ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES WITHOUT INTEREST OR PENALTIES

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted ...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: April 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES “TAKE FIVE” CAMPAIGN FOR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As we enter the second month of social distancing and quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people can start to feel isolated and disconnected from those they love. Elderly family members and neighbors can feel lonely, especially without any socia...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Nassau County Legislator Bill Gaylor would like to inform the public that Nassau County is accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.

DONATIONS OF THE BELOW MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN 

UNOPENED BOXES/PAC...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOP IN 6TH LD

Legislator Gaylor to host property TAX ASSESSMENT grievance workshop in 6th LD

 

Monday, March 30th – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

American Legion Post #854 – 51 Roosevelt Ave., Valley Stream

 

Legislator Bill Gaylor is hos...

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Legislative District 06
Posted on: February 28, 2020

LEGISLATOR GAYLOR TAKES PART IN WORLD READ ALOUD DAY IN VALLEY STREAM

Legislator Bill Gaylor recently joined the students of Brooklyn Avenue Elementary School for World Read Aloud Day. He read for two classes at the school and answered the student’s questions.

The books he read aloud were Margot Lee Shetterly and L...

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Legislative District 06

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

LEGISLATOR KOPEL’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

LEGISLATOR KOPEL’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

Monday, March 22, 2021 – 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Legislator Howard J. Kopel is hosting a Telephone Office Hours event to address residents’ questions and concerns about county related issues...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

&a...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Howard J. Kopel has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 07
Posted on: December 4, 2020

LEGISLATOR KOPEL DELIVERS CRP MONEY TO EAST ROCKAWAY

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel delivered Community Revitalization Project (CRP) money to the Village of East Rockaway that allowed the village to purchase an ambulance for their fire Department EMTs to use. The new ambulance will allow for better r...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: December 4, 2020

LEGISLATORS KOPEL AND FORD THANKED BY VILLAGE OF LAWRENCE FOR CRP FUNDING

On December 3rd, Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel and Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford attended the Village of Lawrence Trustee meeting and were thanked for providing Community Revitalization Project (CRP) funding for security cameras f...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: October 13, 2020

LEGISLATOR KOPEL ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 – 8:15 AM to 11:45 AMOceanside Library Parking Lot – 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel and Town of Hempstead Councilman Steve D’Esposito are sponsoring the Nassau U...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: October 9, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

North Woodmere Park – Branch Blvd., North Woodmere

 

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardou...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR KOPEL ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR COMMUNITIES IN DISTRICT 7

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel and the Nassau County Legislature voted to approve funding to numerous community projects in District 7 with Community Revitalization Project (CRP) money. These projects, known as Inter-Municipal Agreements (IMAs), be...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: July 23, 2020

KOPEL JOINS WITH VILLAGE OFFICIALS TO ANNOUNCE THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE BLUE RIBBON CAMPAIGN

On July 23rd, Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel joined with Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, East Rockaway Mayor Bruno Romano, Lawrence Mayor Alex H. Edelman, Rockville Centre Mayor Francis X. Murray, Cedarhurst Mayor Ben Wei...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Legislation goes to County Executive’s Desk for Signature or Veto

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES WITHOUT INTEREST OR PENALTIES 

Legislation goes to County Executive’s Desk for Signature or Veto

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to...

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Legislative District 07
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel would like to inform the public that Nassau County is accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.

DONATIONS OF THE BELOW MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN 

UNOPENED BOXES...

Read on...

Legislative District 07
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR KOPEL TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOP IN 7TH LD

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel is hosting a Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshop for all homeowners who disagree with the assessed value of their home as indicated on the 2021-2022 Tentative Notice of Assessment.  At the workshop,...

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Legislative District 07

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department. 

&am...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Muscarella has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 08
Posted on: November 12, 2020

LEGISLATOR MUSCARELLA REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY RESIDENTS TO GET A FLU SHOT

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 10:00 Am to 3:00 PM   Village of Floral Park Recreation CenterPool/Recreation Building - Pool & Garage Road, Floral Park

Legislator Vincent Muscarella, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau Universit...

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Legislative District 08
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: April 20, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES BILL TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11TH TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Nassau County Legislator Vincent Muscarella would like to inform the public that Nassau County is accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.

DONATIONS OF THE BELOW MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN 

UNOPENED BO...

Read on...

Legislative District 08
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR MUSCARELLA TO HOST A PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOP IN 8TH LD

Legislator Vincent Muscarella is hosting another 2020 Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshop for all homeowners who disagree with the assessed value of their home as indicated on the 2021-2022 Tentative Notice of Assessment.  At the workshop,...

Read on...

Legislative District 08

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is hosting two Telephone Office Hours events t...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 24, 2021

NICOLELLO OBTAINS GRANT FOR NEW EQUIPMENT FOR ALBERTSON FIRE COMPANY

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello recently paid a visit to the Albertson Fire Company to get a first-hand look at new equipment that was purchased through a grant from the Community Revitalization Program, a project administere...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO DELIVERS VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello (2nd from right) recently had the pleasure of dropping off hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the American Legion Hall in Williston Park. The annual Valentines for Veter...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 23, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Thursday, December 3, 2020  •  1:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Manhasset/Lakeville Fire Dept. – Community Drive E., Manhasset

 

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, the Manhasset/Lakeville

Fire Department &...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 12, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS VETERANS ON VETERANS DAY

(New Hyde Park, NY) – On November 11th, Veterans Day, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with veterans, residents and New Hyde Park elected officials outside of New Hyde Park Village Hall to honor those that fou...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 10, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HOSTS COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE IN NEW HYDE PARK

(New Hyde Park, NY) – On November 2nd, Nassau County Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra, the New Hyde Park Fire Department, and the New York Blood Center to hold a blood drive at the New Hyde Park Fi...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 23, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HOLDS FLU SHOT EVENT IN MINEOLA

On Wednesday, October 21st, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello held a free flu shot event at the Mineola Community Center in Mineola.The event was in conjunction with NuHealth NUMC and was open to all Nassau County residents, if...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 21, 2020

COUNTY ASSESSOR ASKS TOWN RECEIVERS OF TAXES TO FURTHER DELAY

Mineola, NY - In a conference call late last week, Nassau County Assessor David Moog urged Town Receivers of Taxes to delay sending thousands of 2020-2021 School Tax Bills because of the backup of SCAR petitions yet to be adjudicated.

 

Aside from ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 21, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING

 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 • 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM •

Clinton G. Martin Park – Marcus Ave. & New Hyde Park Rd., NHP

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is sponsoring the NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center Mobile ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 13, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Monday, November 2, 2020 – 12:00 PM – 6:00 PMNew Hyde Park Fire Dept. – 1555 Jericho Tpke., NHP

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, NYS Assemblyman Ed Ra, the New Hyde Park Fire Depa...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 9, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO REMINDS NASSAU RESIDENTS TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 10:00 Am to 3:00 PM   Mineola Community Center – 155 Washington Ave., Mineola

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center, is offering fl...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 9, 2020

NICOLELLO JOINS WITH OFFICIALS TO DEDICATE STREET TO TUSKEGEE AIRMAN

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with County Executive Laura Curran, other elected officials, community members and friends and family of Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant William M. Wheeler to dedicate a section of Charlies L...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 10, 2020

NEW HYDE PARK STUDENTS PROVIDE SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR FAMILIES IN NEED

Rising New Hyde Park Memorial students Saanvi Mirchandani and Khushi Shah undertook a major project to provide school supplies to needy students returning to school in the Fall. They raised over $5000 via a GoFundMe campaign and coordinated the purchase a...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 15, 2020

TOWN AND COUNTY LEADERS CALL FOR EXTENSION OF COUNTY BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL DEADLINES FOR COVID19

Urge Governor Cuomo to Push Back School Tax Deadline to June 11th

As New York State battles the unprecedented public health crisis posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic challenges faced by our residents and businesses cannot be overstated. Workers h...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: March 2, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO SECURES $50,000 COUNTY GRANT FOR ONDERDONK HOUSE

The Onderdonk house was originally built in 1836 for Kings County Judge Horatio Gates Onderdonk and his family. Almost 100 years later, the home was purchased by Levitt and Sons - the founders of the famed Levittown Developments - and used the building as...

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Legislative District 09

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Birnbaum Celebrates Lunar New Year with Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) visited Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to ring in the Lunar New Year with the Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club.

Volunteers distributed goodie bags an...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum, Village of Kings Point Announce County Support for Tree Replanting

(KINGS POINT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) and leaders of the Village of Kings Point have announced that a County-funded portion of the Village’s ongoing tree replanting initiative is complete.

Through an in...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Birnbaum Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshhops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their property taxe...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Birnbaum Applauds Great Neck Water Pollution Control District for Successful, ‘Shed the Meds'

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) thanked the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District for hosting a successful COVID-safe “Shed-The-Meds” event at their East Shore Road location on Sun...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Joins Town’s ‘Mask Up North Hempstead’ Campaign

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) partnered with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Town Council Members Lee Seeman and Veronica Lurvey, and an array of Great Neck mayors to support the Town&am...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Secures Grant for Gold Coast Arts Center

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) recently secured a grant from the County’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund to support the programming of the Great Neck-based Gold Coast Arts Center.

 

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Supports Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department’s Blood Drive

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) – To help address the urgent blood shortage caused by a decrease in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) participated in Manhasset – Lakeville F...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Secures $30,000 for Upgrades to Kensington Village Green

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) has secured passage of a $30,000 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant for the Incorporated Village of Kensington. The Village will utilize those funds to install automat...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Birnbaum Thanks Sephardic Heritage Alliance, Inc. For its Ongoing Community Meal Delivery Program

Legislator Birnbaum, right, is pictured with SHAI board member Parvaneh Khodadadian
at the Great Neck Social Center prior to a meal delivery on Wednesday, July 22.
PHOTO CREDIT - Office of Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassa...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Announces Approved Contract for Cutter Mill Road/Bayview Ave Bridge

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) announced that the Rules Committee of the Nassau County Legislature voted on Monday, July 13 to enter a $587,560 professional engineering design services with KS Engineers, P.C....

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Birnbaum Joins Curran to Commemorate Juneteenth at Manhasset’s AME Zion Church

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran at the historic Lakeville AME Zion Church in Manhasset to commemorate Juneteenth.Juneteenth is the oldest nationally recognized cel...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Applauds Great Neck Community for Donating Thousands of Masks to Nassau

From left, Nassau County Police Department Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Office of Asian American Affairs Executive Director Farrah Mozawalla; Joseph Sakhai and Legislator Birnbaum on Friday, May 8.

(GREAT NECK and MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator E...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Recognizes ‘Food is Love’ Campaign Founder Tamara Toro for Supporting Frontline

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) – Lifelong Village of Great Neck resident Tamara Toro says her friends in the medical field and a brother-in-law in the restaurant business provided the perfect catalyst for a spark of civic-minded inspiration during the COVID...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Thanks Iranian American Jewish Federation of NY for Distributing 1,000s of Masks

Legislator Birnbaum Thanks Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York for Distributing Thousands of Masks During Drive-Through Event at Great Neck Library

PHOTO CAPTION – Legislator Birnbaum, second from left, is pictured outside the Great Ne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Center Street Elementary School Welcomes Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum as Guest Reader

Legislator Birnbaum reading to Ms. Valetutti’s Kindergarten class

    

(WILLISTON PARK, N.Y.) - Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) had the privilege of serving as a guest reader at the Center Street ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Birnbaum Announces 3rd Annual Observance of Norooz The Persian New Year Has Been Cancelled

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) has decided to cancel the Third Annual Observance of the Persian New Year on Tuesday, March 24.

“In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19), I have decided to cancel the observance of ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Announces Third Annual Observance of Norooz

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) will recognize Norooz - the Persian New Year - in the Legislative Chamber of the Nassau County Legislature on Tuesday, March 24.

Legislator Birnbaum became the first Nassau County L...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Supports Long Island Cares’ Ninth Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) is once again proudly participating in Long Island Cares’ ninth annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge in conjunction with Great Neck House.

Each year...

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Legislative District 10

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton, and Partners Encourage NY American Water Ratepayers to Attend Feb. 23 Meeting

(SEA CLIFF and GLEN HEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and her state and local government colleagues are encouraging Sea Cliff Water District customers to weigh in on the issue of public water during an upcoming N...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Nassau Legislature Retains Consultant to Conduct NCPD Public Safety Communications Review

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Rules committee voted unanimously on Monday, Jan. 11 to approve a one-year contract with APCO International, which will be tasked with conducting a public safety communications review ...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Whitton Invites Residents to Support Port Washington Community Chest’s Lunar New Year Fundraiser

(PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) invites residents to join her in supporting local families and restaurants through the Port Washington Community Chest’s inaugural “Give...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Whitton Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their ...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Sewer Upgrades Protect Residents and Waterways

Nassau County approves approximately $12.2 million for treatment plant work

GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Rules committee unanimously approved contracts on Monday, Jan. 11 that will clear the way for the Glen Cove ...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: January 5, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Curran, Northwell Health to Announce Opening of Vaccine Distribution Center

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) on Monday, Jan. 4 joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Michael Dowling, President and CEO of Northwell Health, to announce the opening of a COVID-19 vaccine dist...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Full Restoration of $95,000 Grant for Friends of Cedarmere, Inc.

(ROSLYN HARBOR, N.Y.) - (MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) announced that a $95,000 Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund grant for Friends of Cedarmere, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the Roslyn Ha...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Legislator Whitton Thanks Supporters for Smashing Donation Records at Nassau Coliseum Toys for Tots

(UNIONDALE and GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Thousands of donors streamed through the parking lot of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to support a drive-through Toys for Tots drive on Sunday, Dec. 6 - shattering one-day donation records as Nassau County residents s...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: November 23, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Applauds North Shore Hispanic Chamber for Hosting Successful Thanksgiving Event

(GLEN HEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for their drive-through Thanksgiving food distribution event outside North Shore High School in Glen Head on Saturday, N...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: November 23, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Salutes Island Harvest for Hosting Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Event

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined with Island Harvest on Thursday, Nov. 19 to host a turkey and food distribution event at the Butler Street senior apartments in Gl...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton: Additional Properties to Gain Sewer Service Through Sea Cliff Expansion

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) is announcing that additional properties will be connected to sanitary sewers as part of the Village of Sea Cliff’s ongoing $8-million sewer expansion project - a...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: October 28, 2020

From the Desk of Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton

Advancing initiatives that protect and enhance the health and safety of Nassau County residents is among the most rewarding work that I have the privilege of doing as a Legislator. These initiatives have never been as important as they are amidst the ongo...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton, NCPBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event in Glen Cove

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) partnered with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association (PBA) to distribute more than 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies during a back-to-school event in Gl...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

 

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and City of Glen Cove Mayor Timothy...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Funding for Thermal Cameras Sea Cliff

Sea Cliff to Receive Nearly $30,000 for Life-Saving Equipment

 

 

 

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) has secured passage of a $29,800 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant for...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: September 14, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton, Nassau County PBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton, Nassau County PBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event in Glen Cove

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) partnered with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Associat...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: September 14, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Partners in Government, Glen Cove City Harbor Patrol, For Harbor Tour

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Partners in Government, Glen Cove City Harbor Patrol, For Harbor Tour Aboard Sgt. James B. Middleton Vessel

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend on Thursday, Sept. 3, Nassau County Legislator ...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Announces Completion of Glenwood Landing Road Repaving Projects

PHOTO CREDIT - Photo by Peter M. Budraitis

(GLENWOOD LANDING, N.Y.) - A pair of key repaving projects in Glenwood Landing that Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) advocated for as top-priority road repairs are now complete.

The pr...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Responds to PSEG-LI Testimony, Announcement About Isaias Reimbursement Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier today, the Nassau County Legislature’s Superstorm Sandy Committee held a public hearing related to PSEG-LI’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias. Following the hearing, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton (D-Glen Cove), ...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: August 11, 2020

County Approves Funding for Glen Cove Treatment Plant Bulkhead

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, August 3 to approve additional funding for a new marine bulkhead that runs along the Glen Cove Sewage Treatment Plant located nearby Hempstead Harbor.

Several years ago, initial C...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: August 10, 2020

PSEG-LI Must Answer for Isaias Failures

DEAR EDITOR:

Before the major storm knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders, the electric company promised that they were prepared. Then, the website for reporting power outages crashed and the phone lines jammed, text messages and ap...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Supports Glen Cove Downtown BID’s Virtual Downtown Sounds Concert Series

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - The shows will go on in downtown Glen Cove - but from a distance.

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) visited Glen Cove’s downtown restaurant district on Friday, July 24 for the first night of the Vi...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Supports Glen Cove Downtown BID’s Virtual Downtown Sounds Concert Series

GLEN COVE, N.Y. - The shows will go on in downtown Glen Cove - but from a distance.

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) visited Glen Cove’s downtown restaurant district on Friday, July 24 for the first night of the Virt...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: June 5, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Meets with Village of Sea Cliff Officials As Work on $8Million Sewer Upgrade

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) met with Village of Sea Cliff officials on Friday, May 29 to observe the initial stages of an approximately $8-million sewer infrastructure upgrade project.

In total, the pr...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures $95,000 Hotel-Motel Grant for Friends of Cedarmere, Inc.

(ROSLYN HARBOR, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) secured a $95,000 grant from the County’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund to support the Friends of Cedarmere in their ongoing mission to preserve the Roslyn H...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Approval of Construction Services Contract for Glen Cove

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Approval of Construction Management Services Contract for Glen Cove Sewer Service Area Improvements

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) secured approval o...

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Legislative District 11
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Delia DeRiggi-Whitton & Long Island Bagel Café to Give Back to Families Affected by COVID-19

WHAT - In an effort to help families who are facing financial hardships and those deeply affected by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) is partnering with Long Island Bagel Caf&eacu...

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Legislative District 11

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

&a...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: December 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR KENNEDY SPONSORS JOHN THEISSEN CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE

John Theissen has made it his life’s mission to provide joy to children who are facing a serious or terminal illness, as well as the underprivileged.  For the past several years, Nassau County Legislator James Kennedy has sponsored the ...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator James Kennedy has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 12
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Nassau County Legislator James Kennedy would like to inform the public that Nassau County is accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.

DONATIONS OF THE BELOW MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN 

UNOPENED BOXES/P...

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Legislative District 12
Posted on: March 3, 2020

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

LEGISLATOR KENNEDY INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

South Farmingdal...

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Legislative District 12

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

 

Legislator Tom McKevitt is ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: November 23, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PMEisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 13, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PMEast Meadow Firemen’s Benevolent Hall – 170 Maple Ave., East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center, is offering free flu shots for Nas...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the 

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Drive Up – Drop Off – Drive Away

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wisdom Lane Middle School – 120...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN BELLMORE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bellmore Train Station – Sunrise Hwy., Bellmore

Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining together with Legislator Steve Rhoads, Town of Hempstead Councilman Chris Carini, the Nassau County Police Department, ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: August 27, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT HELPS UNVEIL HISTORIC MARKET FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

 On August 26th, Legislator Tom McKevitt joined other elected officials to unveil a historic marker at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building to the suffragettes from Long Island who helped women gain the right to vote. The unv...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 30, 2020

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Friday, AUGUST 21, 2020  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

East Meadow High School – 101 Carmen Ave., East Meadow

Hosted by Legislator Tom Mc...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

Read on...

Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

  • N95 Surgical Masks in unopened container/boxes
  • Eye protection such as goggles and face shields
  • Nitrile Gloves in unopened boxes which have not expired
  • Disposable medical gowns (paper which are fluid resistant or plastic)
  • Shoe cover/booties
  • No-Touch thermometer...
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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 3, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

Read on...

Legislative District 13

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 20, 2021

SCHAEFER IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN CARLE PLACE

Saturday, February 13, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMCarle Place High School - 168 Cherry Ln., Carle Place

Legislator Laura Schaefer is joining with the Nassau County Police Department and the Carle Place School District to host a “Shed the M...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Schaefer has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: November 23, 2020

DRIVE UP – DROP OFF – DRIVE AWAY! - SHED THE MEDS

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Garden City Village Hall - Parking Lot - 351 Stewart Ave., Garden City

Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer is joining with the Village of Garden City and the Garden City Police Department to host a...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Legislator Laura Schaefer joined with the members of the Nassau County Legislature to approve funding for numerous projects in District 14 with Community Revitalization Project (CRP) funds. These Inter-Municipal Agreements (IMAs) fund local fire departmen...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: September 21, 2020

SAFELY DISCARD OF MEDICATIONS AT THE “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PMBethpage High School – Stewart Avenue Parking Lot(Across from Bethpage Park)

Nassau County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Marie Walker are joining with the Nassau County Police Department...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

Read on...

Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 15, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH M&C VENTURE GROUP TO DONATE THOUSANDS OF FACE SHIELDS TO EMTS

As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, many first responders are in desperate need of the necessary supplies that keep them safe from this dangerous virus. Fire fighters, EMTs, ambulance companies, and other first responders need to be protected because althou...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER DONATES FACE SHIELDS AND FROZEN YOGURT TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER JOINS COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN DONATION OF FACE SHIELDS AND FROZEN YOGURT TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer joined with Legislator Bill Gaylor, New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra, Northwell Health-LIJ Valley Stream...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 29, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR COVID-19 FRONTLINE WORKERS

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR COVID-19 FRONTLINE WORKERS

 

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2020  12:00 NOON  2:00 PM

GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL – 170 ROCKAWAY A...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: April 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES “TAKE FIVE” CAMPAIGN FOR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As we enter the second month of social distancing and quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people can start to feel isolated and disconnected from those they love. Elderly family members and neighbors can feel lonely, especially without any socia...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS"

LEGISLATOR SCHAEFER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: UNDERSTANDING ALBANY’S NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMWest Hempstead Public Librar...

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Legislative District 14
Posted on: March 10, 2020

ST. PATRICK’S DAY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Tuesday, March 17, 2020  •  2:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Hicksville Fire Department – 20 E. Marie St., Hicksville

Please join Nassau County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Marie Walker and come out to the Community Bl...

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Legislative District 14

News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HELPS CUB SCOUT PACK 330 EARN THEIR ARROW OF LIGHT RANK

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently had the pleasure of meeting with Cub Scout Pack 330 to help them earn their Arrow of Light Rank and cross over to Boy Scouts by fulfilling a requirement to meet a local government leader and learn about thei...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “BENNY’S LAW”

On November 5th, 2019 Legislator John Ferretti was outside his Levittown home with his family and two-year-old Tibetan Terrier named Benny. While outside, a neighbor’s dog escaped a nearby backyard and attacked Benny. Legislator Ferretti, along ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 7, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI CONGRATULATES CLARKE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently presented the members of the W. T. Clarke High School Wrestling Team, Head Coach Mike Leonard Sr., Athletic Director Josh Friedman and Assistant Coach Mike Leonard Jr. with a banner to hang in their school c...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 7, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI WELCOMES VILLAGE GREEN SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING TO LEVITTOWN

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently joined with other elected officials to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Village Green Senior Assisted Living in Levittown.

Pictured above with Legislator Ferretti are Town of Hempstead Councilman Den...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 23, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PMEisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator John Ferretti is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Co...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 17, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS TOYS FOR TOTS 2020 KICKOFF

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to attend the Toys For Tots Kickoff at Millers Ale House in Levittown on Saturday, November 14, 2020.  Legislator Ferretti was joined by Major Chuck Kilbride, United States Marine Corps and Found...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 29, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HOSTS DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to join Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt and YES Community Counseling Center for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

Shown...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HOSTS THE NUHEALTH/NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN

Legislator John Ferretti was happy to bring the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van to the 15th Legislative District at St. Bernard's Church in Levittown on Thursday, October 22, 2020 to offer breast cancer screenings from a register...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS LEVITTOWN KIWANIS ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER

Legislator John Ferretti was on hand to congratulate the incoming officers of the Levittown Kiwanis and thank the outgoing officers at the Levittown Kiwanis Annual Installation Dinner on October 20, 2020 at The Westbury Manor in Westbury.

Pictured with (st...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 16, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS EAST MEADOW KIWANIS 69TH ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti joined with fellow elected officials and community leaders at the East Meadow Kiwanis 69th Annual Installation Dinner on October 5, 2020 at Borrelli’s Restaurant in East Meadow to congratulate the outgoing ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the 

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Drive Up – Drop Off – Drive Away

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wisdom Lane Middle School – 120...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ANNOUNCES THAT THE 

NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

 

        • Thursday, October 22, 2020 • 8:15 AM to 11:45 AM •

St. Bernard&am...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI WELCOMES RIKO'S THIN CRUST PIZZA TO LEVITTOWN

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI WELCOMES RIKO'S THIN CRUST PIZZA TO LEVITTOWN

Welcome to Levittown, Riko’s Thin Crust Pizza! Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti joined the Levittown Chamber of Commerce and Hempstead Town Clerk Kate Murra...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: August 17, 2020

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL MEETING

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL MEETING

Thursday, August 27, 2020  -  6:00 PM LOG INJoin our Town Hall Meeting right from your Living Room!

Legislator John Ferretti and County Clerk Maureen O’Connell will be hosting a Facebook Live Town ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 14, 2020

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Friday, AUGUST 21, 2020  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

East Meadow High School – 101 Carmen Ave., East Meadow

Hosted by Legislator John Ferretti &...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 1, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI MEETS WITH DYLAN SANTIAGO FROM BOY SCOUT TROOP #189 IN WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to meet with Dylan Santiago recently. Dylan is a Boy Scout in Troop #189 in Wantagh and is finishing the final requirements to become an Eagle Scout. Dylan will be attending Florida Tech in the Fall after...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 1, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH WEBPAGE FOR NASSAU COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

On Wednesday, April 29th, Legislator John Ferretti launched a mental health resource webpage geared towards providing assistance to Nassau’s children and families. The page includes contact information to mental healthcare professionals that spe...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 15, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI DELIVERS THOUSANDS OF LETTERS TO NUMC HEALTHCARE WORKERS ON FRONT LINES OF COVID

As hospitals feel the strain of this health crisis, medical professionals are taking the center stage. Doctors, nurses, EMTS, and other healthcare workers are working tirelessly to fight this pandemic. We owe them our thanks and gratitude for being on the...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI TO HOST FIRST EVER COMMUNITY PELOTON RIDE AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Nassau County, residents have been asked to stay in their homes; venturing outside for essential travel like trips to the supermarket; or to perform essential services that can’t be performed at home. When re...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ANNOUNCES LETTER DRIVE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS

Levittown, NY – Earlier today, Legislator John Ferretti joined with Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, Police Benevolent Association President James McDermott, Legislator Steve Rhoads and Helen Meittinas, President of the Community...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HOST TAX PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND BETHPAGE FEDERAL 

CREDIT UNION HOST TAX PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was proud to partner with Bethpage Federal Credit Union to offer two free Income Tax Preparation at the Levittown Library f...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND THE ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT A FREE MEMORY SCREENING

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti invites you to have a free Memory Screening sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

  • Memory screenings consist of a series of questions to gauge memory, languageand thinking skills.
  • Screenings will ...
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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 3, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

Legislator John Ferretti is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T.O.P.) is coming to our area and will take place Saturday, March 14th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The drop site is ...

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Legislative District 15

News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Drucker Announces Third Installment of LD 16’s Remote Internship Program is Underway

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) proudly announces that the third installment of his office’s Remote Internship Program is underway.

 

During their internship, students will learn about the relationship between p...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Drucker, Afghan Americans of New York Join Forces to Support Family Residences

(OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined Wazma Wardak Hassan of the not-for-profit Afghan Americans of New York on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at a food distribution event in support of Old Bethpage’s Famil...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Drucker Joins Forces with Manetto Hill Jewish Center, Community Partners to Support Food & Recycling

Legislator Drucker Joins Forces with Manetto Hill Jewish Center, Community Partners to Support Food & Recycling Drive

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is joining forces with the Manetto Hill Jewish Center, ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 1, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR from Nassau Legislator Drucker on Federal Legislation

DEAR EDITOR:

Last week, U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York revealed that they filed legislation to repeal the federal State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap. This proposal deserves swift consideration and approva...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Drucker Applauds President Biden for Overturning Ban on Transgender Americans in Military

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Earlier today, President Biden signed an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in America’s armed forces. Following this morning’s action, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Druc...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Drucker Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their prop...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Drucker Celebrates Milestone Birthdays of Plainview Centenarians Mimi Cooper and Olga Marcin

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) rang in the New Year by celebrating the birthdays of two Plainview centenarians. On Saturday, Jan. 2, Legislator Drucker joined the family of Mimi Cooper to celebrate her 100th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 28, 2020

From the Desk of County Legislator Drucker: Finding Beacons of Hope During a Difficult Year

Season’s greetings to all! As this challenging year comes to a close, it is important to reflect on the many lessons we have shared and to highlight how we as a community came together and learned to adapt to our “new normal”...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 23, 2020

A Message From Legislator Arnold W. Drucker

Click here for newsletter flyer.

Dear Neighbor:

I hope this letter finds you well and that your loved ones are safe and healthy.The advent of COVID-19 has made it necessary for my office to adapt to the changing needs of my constituents. Since March, we&...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers Invite Families to ‘Chill Out with a Good Book’

 

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with the Hicksville Congress of Teachers to invite local families to “Chill Out with a Good Book” during a new online winter break ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Drucker Thanks Supporters of Annual Toys for Tots Drive

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) thanked members of New York Chapter 2 of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the AARTI Foundation and local Plainview toy store MJ Beanz on Sunday, Dec. 6 for their generous su...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Announces Toys for Tots Drive

 

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is hosting a COVID-safe Toys for Tots drive with hopes of making the holiday season brighter for local families.

Through Monday, Dec. 14, donors can support th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Drucker Celebrates Hicksville Fire Department for Rescuing Woman from Early-Morning House Fire

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined his Legislature colleagues on Monday, Nov. 23 in congratulating Hicksville Fire Department Lieutenant Andrew Niemczyk and Captain Chris Moskos Jr. for their life-saving...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Legislator Drucker Encourages Support for Holiday Food Drives

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) contributed to an Island Harvest food drive, organized with support from Boy Scout Troop No. 423 and ShopRite owner Jon Greenfield, on Sunday...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Drucker Honors Andrea Goldman, Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Businessperson of the Year

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) congratulated Andrea Goldman for being named the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce’s Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Businessperson of the Y...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Legislator Drucker, Plainview Water District Host Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) -  To help residents safely dispose of unused and expired medications, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) partnered with the Plainview Water District to sponsor a “Pharmaceutical Take ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 22, 2020

From the Desk of Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker: Vigilance A Must in COVID Prevention

DEAR EDITOR:                                             ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Enough Abuse – Strategies for Your Family & Community to Fight Child Sexual Abuse’ on Facebook Live

This digital presentation is part of October’s observance as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), in partnership with The Safe Center LI, presents “Enough Abuse: Strategies...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Invites Residents To Tune in for Upcoming Online Tax Exemption Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), in conjunction with community partners at the Mid Island Y JCC and the Family & Children’s Association, hosts an online tax exemption workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Du...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Drucker and Community Partners Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’

Legislator Drucker and Community Partners Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’ - A Virtual Family Storytime with Author Ama Karikari Yawson

 

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview),...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers, and Huntington Arts Council Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’

Legislator Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers, and Huntington Arts Council Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’ - A Virtual Family Storytime with Author Ama Karikari Yawson

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Druck...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Drucker Commemorates 75 Years Since World War II’s End at Museum of American Armor Ceremony

(OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage during ceremonies held on Saturday, Aug. 29 to mark the h...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Presents: ‘All-Hazard Preparedness: Are You Ready?’ Zoom Webinar

WHAT: Amidst a hurricane season that meteorologists predict could produce a record-setting number of named storms, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to host “All-Ha...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Durcker's Proposal for Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Nassau County’s Human Rights Law

Enshrine Protections for Transgender Residents in Human Rights Law

DEAR EDITOR:On Monday, August 3, I voted in favor of an amendment to Nassau County’s Human Rights Law which ensures that Nassau County residents are protected from discrimination ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Legislator Drucker’s Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for COVID19

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, Aug. 3 to approve a local law, first introduced by Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), to give surviving family members of health care workers ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Drucker Condemns Trump Affordable Housing Tweet; Urges Residents to Utilize Discrimination Hotline

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Friday, July 31, 2020, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) issued the following statement:

“Our rich diversity forms the beautiful cultural tapestry that makes Nassau County such a wonderful place to wo...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Mid Island Y JCC Host COVID-19 Antibody Testing

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nearly 80 residents received COVID-19 antibody testing and cardiovascular screening during a Friday, July 10 pop-up clinic hosted by Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker, County Executive Laura Curran Celebrate Renaming of “Heroes Way”

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, the George Harrison-penned Beatles classic, “Here Comes the Sun,” has been widely embraced as a hopeful anthem of recovery and resilience. On Tuesday, July 14, the sun shined down brigh...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker, County Executive Laura Curran Celebrate Renaming of “Heroes Way”

WHAT: As Long Island approaches the one-week anniversary of embarking upon Phase Four of its regional reopening, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) will join Plainview community leaders to celebrate the first responders, hospital s...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Drucker Thanks Rules Committee for Backing His Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for COVID

Legislator Drucker Thanks Rules Committee for Backing His Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for Surviving Family Members of Health Care Workers, First Responders Who Succumbed to COVID-19

Legislator Drucker’s proposed local law now goes bef...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Solages & Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Property Deeds

Legislators Carrié Solages and Arnold Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Covenants within Property Deeds in Nassau County

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Carrié Solages (D &ndash...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 6, 2020

County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts “COVID-19 & Your Community: A Community Health Update"

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joins Michael Fener, Executive Director of Plainview and Syosset Hospitals, to present the “COVID-19 and Your Community: A Community Health Update” Zoom webinar. Topics o...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Statement from Drucker Regarding SCOTUS Ruling Establishing Workplace Protection for LGBTQ Americans

“No one should face discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity - or for any other reason.

Through its interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Supreme Court has unequivocally - and correctly - affi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics & Sid Jacobson JCC Host COVID19 Antibody Testing Clinic

Legislator Drucker is tested for COVID-19 antibodies aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics’ mobile testing facility in Greenvale on Wednesday, June 10.

(GREENVALE, N.Y.) - Nearly 100 people were tested for COVID-19 antibodies outside the Sid...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Legislator Drucker and others Present: “COVID-19 and Your Child” Summer Safety Webinar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. (D - Huntington), the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Sid Jacobson JCC in Greenvale to present &ldq...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and the Sid Jacobson JCC to offer mobile COVID-19 antibody testing aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics’ mobile testing...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Drucker & Others Present “Ready for Re-Opening: Phases 2, 3, and 4” Webinar

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - With Phase 2 of reopening the Long Island region’s economy on the horizon, more than 100 viewers signed up to virtually attend “Ready for Reopening: Phases 2, 3, and 4,” a Zoom webinar hosted by Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Legislator Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics,  Mid-Island Y JCC & Plainview Jewish Center Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

 

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advance...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics, the Mid Island Y JCC and the Plainview Jewish Center to offer mobile COVID-19 antibody testing aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnost...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Legislator Drucker Volunteers at Island Harvest Pop-Up Distribution Center in Hicksville

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined local volunteers on Tuesday, May 12 to assist Island Harvest during a food distribution event in Hicksville. The pop-up distribution center is part of the not-for-profi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Legislator Drucker, McDonald’s Commemorate National EMS Week with Breakfast for Nassau County Medics

(EAST MEADOW, N.Y.) - To commemorate National EMS Week and recognize the tremendous contributions made by emergency medical services professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) partnered...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Drucker’s Food Drive at ShopRite in Plainview Nets More Than Half-Ton of Donations

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) – Shoppers donated more than a half-ton of food and essential supplies in support of Island Harvest’s ongoing efforts to address food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic during Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. D...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury), the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, the Islamic Center of Long Island, Maffucci Moving & Storage and Bekins V...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury), the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, the Islamic Center of Long Island, Maffucci Moving & Storage and Bekins V...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 8, 2020

POSTPONED UNTIL 5/16/2002 - Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite

POSTPONED UNTIL 5/16/2002 - Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

 

Due to forecasts of inclement weather and high winds, Legislator Drucker’s scheduled Saturday, May 9 food drive a...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury), the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, the Islamic Center of Long Island, Maffucci Moving & Storage and Bekins V...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Legislator Drucker, Mid Island Y JCC and The Safe Center LI Present Enough Abuse Zoom Workshop

Legislator Drucker, Mid Island Y JCC and The Safe Center LI Present ‘Enough Abuse – Strategies for Your Family and Community to Fight Child Sexual Abuse’ Zoom Workshop

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Arnol...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Legislator Arnold Drucker in Partnership with Jericho Public Library Presents Storytime on Zoom

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold Drucker (D – Plainview) in partnership with Jericho Public Library invites young readers and their families to join story time on zoom. Legislator Drucker will read “Hurry up Franklin” by...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Legislator Drucker Launches “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” an Initiative to Help Seniors Get Goods

Legislator Arnold Drucker Launches “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” an Initiative to Help Seniors Get Essential Goods 

In an effort to help local senior citizens, Nassau County Legislator Arnold Drucker (D -Plainview) in partnersh...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Legislator Arnold Drucker Presents “Winning Your Week; 10 Tips for Thriving During COVID-19” Webinar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold Drucker (D – Plainview), Senator Anna Kaplan, Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Jeffrey L. Reynolds, President of Family and Children’s Association presents “winning your week...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Legislator Arnold Drucker Participates in Syosset Public Library’s Digital Story Time

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) – Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) partnered with the Syosset  Public Library to practice social distancing by hosting a “Digital Story Time,” a creative and innovative way to connect wi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Letter to Editor Regarding COVID19

March 31, 2020

Dear Editor,

I don’t think anyone would disagree with the conclusion that the COVID-19 pandemic represents a transformative period in our lifetime that will forever change our collective thinking as a human race when it comes to our...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Legislator Arnold Drucker Participated in Stratford Road Elementary School Community Reading Day

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Legislator Arnold Drucker (D - Plainview) visited the Stratford Road Elementary School in Plainview, where he was welcomed as a guest reader to celebrate Community Reading Day.  After reading “I Dissent: Ruth Bader G...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Legislator Drucker Invites Students to Participate in First Annual Judy Jacobs Essay Award Contest

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) To continue to honor Judy Jacobs’ legacy, Legislator Drucker (D - Plainview) will host the first annual Judy Jacobs Essay Award Ceremony for Women’s History Month on Wednesday, March 25.

To commemorate Women’s ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Legislator Drucker Congratulates Honorees at Hicksville Council of PTAs 67th Annual Founders Day

Laura Cataldo and Legislator Drucker

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) presented citations to honorees at the Hicksville Council of PTAs  67th Annual Founders Day dinner at the Crest Hollow Country Club ...

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Legislative District 16

News Flash

Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “BENNY’S LAW”

On November 5th, 2019 Legislator John Ferretti was outside his Levittown home with his family and two-year-old Tibetan Terrier named Benny. While outside, a neighbor’s dog escaped a nearby backyard and attacked Benny. Legislator Ferretti, along ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Walker has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR WALKER ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR HICKSVILLE GREGORY MUSEUM

The Nassau County Legislature approved Legislator Rose Marie Walker’s requested Community Revitalization Project funding for an Inter-Municipal Agreement with the Town of Oyster Bay, to purchase, upgrade and install an HVAC system at the Hicksvi...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 13, 2020

WALKER AND RHOADS ANNOUNCE FUNDING TO REBUILD GAZEBO BUILT IN HONOR OF SLAIN SPECIAL AGENT

When Tropical Storm Isaias hit Long Island last week, the gazebo in Seaford’s Washington Avenue Park that was dedicated to ATF Senior Special Agent John Capano was badly damaged. Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Steve Rhoads announced at a pres...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 28, 2020

LEGISLATOR WALKER PARTNERS WITH 8TH GRADE STUDENT TO DONATE MASK EXTENDERS TO NUMC

On May 28th, Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with Lynne Kramer, the CSEA Local 830 Vice President - NUMC Unit President, and 8th grade student Nicholas Cervo to deliver more than 300 homemade mask extenders to Nassau University Medical C...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 15, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH M&C VENTURE GROUP TO DONATE THOUSANDS OF FACE SHIELDS TO EMTS

As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, many first responders are in desperate need of the necessary supplies that keep them safe from this dangerous virus. Fire fighters, EMTs, ambulance companies, and other first responders need to be protected because althou...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES “TAKE FIVE” CAMPAIGN FOR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

As we enter the second month of social distancing and quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many people can start to feel isolated and disconnected from those they love. Elderly family members and neighbors can feel lonely, especially without any socia...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 10, 2020

ST. PATRICK’S DAY COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

st. patrick’s day 

community Blood Drive

TUEsday, March 17, 2020  •  2:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Hicksville Fire Department – 20 E. Marie St., Hicksville

Please join Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNTY PREPAREDNESS FOR POTENTIAL SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

In the recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced two confirmed cases of Coronavirus in New York State, one in Manhattan and the other in Westchester. Last week, Nassau County Health Commissioner Larry Eisenstein reported that more than 80 people we...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNTY PREPAREDNESS FOR POTENTIAL SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

In the recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced two confirmed cases of Coronavirus in New York State, one in Manhattan and the other in Westchester. Last week, Nassau County Health Commissioner Larry Eisenstein reported that more than 80 people we...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2020

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

LEGISLATOR WALKER INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

THE PROBLEMS WITH ALBANY’S NEW 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & BAIL “REFORMS”

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

South Farmingdale...

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Legislative District 17

News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2021

Lafazan Secures $20,000 Hotel-Motel Grant for Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center

(GREENVALE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has secured a $20,000 grant from the County’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund to support the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center (JCC) in its efforts to create a more inclusi...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Legislator Lafazan Welcomes Dr. Francesco Ianni to Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined the Oyster Bay-East Norwich school community in welcoming new Superintendent Dr. Francesco Ianni to the helm of the district. As part of this welcome, Legislator Lafazan presen...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Joshua A. Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission to host a pair of online tax grievance workshops. During these webinars, property owners who disagree with the assessed value of the...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Lafazan Thanks Life’s Angels for Supporting The Moger Family in their Time of Need

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) welcomed the Moger family to the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building on Thursday, Jan. 14, where Life’s Angels delivered a $5,000 donation to the family.

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Legislator Lafazan, Woodbury Jewish Center Host Blood Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) – Nearly 40 residents rolled up their sleeves to give the gift of life during National Blood Donor Month at a successful blood drive at the Woodbury Jewish Center on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woo...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Legislator Lafazan, Lifeguard LI Host Virtual CPR Training

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Lifeguard LI proudly present another virtual Zoom CPR training session scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. This event, which is an outgrowth of their ongoing partnership, is free for attend...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Lafazan Hosts Virtual ‘Java with Josh’ Zoom Meeting with Legislative District 18 Residents

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Join Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) virtually during an upcoming “Java with Josh” Zoom session. This ongoing series of informal community meetings is designed to encourage constituents to share th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Lafazan and Others Present “The Basics of Medicare” Zoom Webinar

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Senior Services of North America Independent Health Insurance Agent Joyce Poupko present “The Basics of Medicare: Medicare Made Clear,” a Zoom webinar scheduled f...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Lafazan, Life Coach Stephanie Marino Present Virtual New Year Life Coaching Seminar

WHAT:  - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with professional health and life coach Stephanie Marino to present a virtual New Year life coaching seminar on Monday, Jan. 11. Scheduled topics include practical tools fo...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Lafazan, Woodbury Jewish Center Commemorate National Blood Donor Month with Blood Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves during National Blood Donor Month and help save lives on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) the Woodbury Jewish Center and the Affinity Health Plan by donating blood from ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts 3rd Annual ‘Kids of Distinction’ Awards Ceremony

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) is seeking nominations for the third annual Kids of Distinction Awards. Twenty-five exceptional young people from the 18th Legislative District will be recognized for their excellence...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club Thank Donors for Supporting Toy Drive

(LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is thanking residents for their generous support of a holiday toy drive his office hosted in partnership with the Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club.

“During ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces “Restaurant Protection Act”

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - To provide financial relief to Nassau County restaurants struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) introduced the “Restaurant Protection Act,” legislation that woul...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan to Introduce the “Restaurant Protection Act”

The proposal would cap surcharges imposed by food-delivery apps many Nassau residents continue to rely heavily upon during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

WHAT: In an effort to provide financial relief to Nassau County restaurants struggling during the CO...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Young Volunteers Deliver PPE to Oyster Bay Life Enrichment Center

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) -  To help equip residents to protect themselves from COVID-19 during the winter months, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with dozens of young local volunteers to gather personal protective equipment...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Legislator Lafazan and Home Depot of Syosset Supports Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club Families

(LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Home Depot of Syosset to bring holiday cheer to Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club families this holiday season.

“This holiday season is a difficult time...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Welcomes Dirty Taco + Tequila to Woodbury

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) welcomed Dirty Taco + Tequila to the Woodbury business community. Legislator Lafazan presented a Certificate of Recognition to restaurant owner Tom Cataldo during his visit on Tuesday,...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Woodbury Jewish Center and Affinity Health Plan Host Blood Drive Bayville

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) the Woodbury Jewish Center and the Affinity Health Plan by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Crescent...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Dr. Jaclyn Shlisky Host Virtual Holiday Mental Health Seminar

WHAT:  Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with Dr. Jaclyn Shlisky of the Insight Psychology Group to present a virtual mental health seminar focused on the holiday season. 

“Our seminar is designed ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Announces Holiday Drives to Collect Coats, Winter Wear and Toys for Children

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - On “Giving Tuesday” (Tuesday, Dec. 1) Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) will join forces with local youth service organizations and the Woodbury Jewish Center to host coat, winter wear, and ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Woodbury Jewish Center to Host Thanksgiving Food Drive for Island Harvest

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with the Woodbury Jewish Center to host a food drive on Tuesday, Nov. 17 that yielded more than six overflowing boxes of donations for Islan...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Secures $75,000 County Grant for New Fitness Center at Syosset High School

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) celebrated the grand reopening of Syosset High School’s newly renovated fitness center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Friday, Nov. 13. 

Legislator Lafazan ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Commemorates Veterans Day 2020

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined local veterans and hometown heroes for an outdoor, socially distanced Veterans Day ceremony on Syosset’s Gus Scutari Way on Wednesday, Nov. 11. “As we honor th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Legislator Lafazan and Local Youth Volunteers Host a Mask Giveaway at the Woodbury Jewish Center

 

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with local youngsters and the Syosset Fire Department to distribute more than 500 surgical masks at the Woodbury Jewish Center on Sunday, Nov. 8. Residents each rece...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Woodbury Jewish Center to Host Thanksgiving Food Drive for Island Harvest

WHAT: As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Woodbury Jewish Center to host a food drive for Island Harvest on Tuesday, Nov. 17. To more effectively address a drastic increase in f...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Local Youth Volunteers to Host a Mask Giveaway at the Woodbury Jewish Center

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with local youth volunteers to host a mask giveaway at the Woodbury Jewish Center on Sunday, Nov 8. Nassau County residents can receive 10 free surgical masks during the drive-through ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Legislator Lafazan and Lifeguard LI Host Virtual CPR Training

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Lifeguard LI proudly present a virtual Zoom CPR training session scheduled for Monday, November 9. This event is free for attendees who would like to learn how to perform CPR and gain lifesav...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 26, 2020

On the First Day of Early Voting, Legislator Lafazan, Community Organizers Launch Non-Partisan Youth

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined community organizers and Hot 97 Music Director and multimedia personality T.T. Torrez on Saturday, Oct. 24 to launch a non-partisan youth early voting initiative aimed a...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Early Voting, Legislator Lafazan and Community Organizers Launch Non-Partisan Youth Voting

On the First Day of Early Voting, Legislator Lafazan and Community Organizers Launch Non-Partisan Youth Voting Initiative

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – To encourage young Long Islanders to take an active role in the democratic process, Nassau Coun...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts Virtual ‘Java with Josh’ Zoom Meeting

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Join Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) virtually during an upcoming series of “Java with Josh” Zoom sessions. This ongoing series of informal community meetings is designed to encourage constituents ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Teens Teach Technology to Host a Social Media Seminar for Older Adults

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury), in conjunction with Teens Teach Technology and the Oyster Bay Life Enrichment Center present an online seminar to teach older adults and senior citizens how to use social media applications, dev...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Partners with the Syosset Council of PTAs to Host “Erase Racism” Seminar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury), in conjunction with the Syosset Council of PTAs, community leaders and race-relations experts, presents an online “Erase Racism” live online panel discussion on Tuesday, Oct....

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Lafazan Partners With Senior Service of North America Agent Joyce Poupko

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Partners With Senior Service of North America Agent Joyce Poupko to Present “The Basics of Medicare - Medicare Made Clear” Zoom

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Senior ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Lafazan Partners with CVS Pharmacy, Woodbury Jewish Center to Host Mobile Flu Shot Clinic

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with CVS Pharmacy to host a mobile flu shot clinic at the Woodbury Jewish Center on Thursday, Oct. 1. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, health experts say it is more than ever it is import...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 31, 2020

LIBN's to Recognize Legislator Joshua Lafazan at Virtual Award Ceremony for 30 Under 30.

Long Island Business News to Recognize Legislator Joshua Lafazan at Virtual Award Ceremony for LIBN’s ’30 Under 30’ Class of 2020

 

(ONLINE) –  Through its “30 Under 30” awards, L...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Lafazan, Syosset Home Depot Donate Kids Workshop Kits to NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) collaborated with Home Depot and Community Relations Representative Mike Gallo to deliver more than 1,000 Kids Workshop kits to the young patients being treated at NYU Winthrop Hospital&...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Lafazan Partners w/ Community Leaders to Host Food Drive at The Village Church in Bayville

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Partners with Community Leaders to Host Food Drive & Distribution at The Village Church in Bayville 

WHAT: To address an increase in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafaza...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Introduces Proposal to Require Generators for Future Senior Housing Developments

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Following the haphazard and woefully inadequate PSEG-LI response to Tropical Storm Isaias that left tens of thousands of Nassau County residents without power for a week or more, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) filed l...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Supports Syosset High School Rising Junior Samantha Smith’s ‘Share A Moment’

Legislator Lafazan Supports Syosset High School Rising Junior Samantha SmithShare A Moment Graduation Gown Initiative

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is team...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Committee to Explore Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Responses and Intervention

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, Aug. 3 to approve legislation introduced by Legislators Siela A. Bynoe (D - Westbury) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) directing Nassau County to convene a committee tasked with stu...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Lafazan, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics Host Mobile Cardiovascular, COVID-19 Antibody Testing

(EAST NORWICH, N.Y.) - Nearly 120 residents underwent testing for cardiovascular ailments and COVID-19 antibodies outside the James H. Vernon School in East Norwich on Tuesday, July 14 during a pop-up clinic hosted by Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafaz...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Discusses Bill to Re-Name County Building in Honor of Trailblazing NY Congresswom

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has introduced a resolution to rename the Nassau County office building located at 240 Old Country Road in Mineola in honor of trailblazing New York Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm. Legis...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Partners with Bayville Fire Department to Host Urgent Blood Drive

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) - To address a shortage in blood supplies cause by a decrease in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with the Bayville Fire Department to host a community blood drive for th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Bayville FD Announce Urgent Blood Drive

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Monday, July 13, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and the Bayville Fire Department by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Bayville Fire Department, 258 Bayville A...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Lafazan, Scutari Family and Community Leaders Celebrate Re-Naming of ‘Gus Scutari Way’ in Syosset

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined members of the Scutari family and local Syosset community leaders on Friday, July 3 to celebrate the ceremonial re-naming of Underhill Bouleva...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Lafazan & Bynoe Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Police Responses

Legislators Lafazan and Bynoe Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Response and Intervention by Law Enforcement

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County would convene a committee to study alternative approaches to...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Lafazan Honors Locust Valley High School’s Nassau County Class “A” Girls Basketball Champions

(LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined Village of Bayville Mayor Bob De Natale and Danielle Turner, Ed.D., Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics for the Locust Valley Central School District to hon...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts Virtual Student Mental Health Town Hall

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is hosting a virtual mental health workshop to provide a forum for high school students to discuss stress, mental health and other pressing issues facing our community’s schools, with the ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Lafazan Partners with The Home Depot to Donate PPE Kits to NC Fire Marshals

(WESTBURY, N.Y) - To show appreciation for all they are doing to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Nassau County, Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Home Depot to provide Nassau County fire marshals with personal protective equipment...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts Virtual Student Mental Health Town Hall

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is hosting a virtual mental health workshop to provide a forum for high school students to discuss stress, mental health and other pressing issues facing our community’s schools, with the ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Village of Muttontown for History of LI's North Shore ZOOM Workshop

(MUTTONTOWN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is collaborating with Village of Muttontown Historian Stanley Jackson to host “History of Long Island’s North Shore,” a Zoom workshop. The informational ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Thanks Redi Cleaners for Donating Masks to Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) thanked RediCleaners for donating 600 masks to the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich on Tuesday, May 19. Zachary Bader, owner of the Garden City-based cleaning company,...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Syosset Home Depot & Syosset VFW Provide Care Packages to Local Senior Veterans

Pictured with Legislator Lafazan (far right) at Syosset High School on Saturday, May 16, are, from left: VFW Syosset Post 693 Vice Commander Mitch Furman; Commander Kris Kilgour; VFW Post members Jay Caputo, Joe Grehan, Jack Gioeli, Phil Rhoads and John K...
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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Partnership with Coach Meeting House Yields $1,000 Donation for People’s Pantry

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Rustan Lundstrum, owner of the Coach Meeting House in Oyster Bay, presented a $1,000 donation to The People’s Pantry in Oyster Bay on Friday, May 15.

The donation represe...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Partners with Mister Softee Free Ice Cream for Healthcare Workers

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – To give thanks to healthcare workers for their ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with Robert Glick, managing partner at the Bran...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Legislators Lafazan and Drucker Thank Community Partners for Supporting Fighting Hunger During Covid

Legislators Lafazan and Drucker Thank Community Partners for Supporting ‘Fighting Hunger During COVID-19” Food Drive

The Friday, May 1 drive yielded donations of essential supplies for Island Harvest.

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) – Nassau ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Legislators Joshua Lafazan and Arnold Drucker Launches “Fighting Hunger During COVID-19”

WHAT: To address a drastic increase in food insecurity across Long Island during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislators Joshua Lafazan and Arnold Drucker in conjunction with Town of Oyster Bay Councilwoman Vicki Walsh, the Woodbury Jewish Center...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Media Availability

SYOSSET – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan and 80 young adult volunteers help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic. Follow volunteers today and tomorrow on their journey to bring cheer to loca...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan in Partnership with Local Businesses Host A Medical Supply Drive

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan in partnership with Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Syosset Home Depot, Syosset Public Library, Accounting Brew, and Elite Tent & Party Rental held a medical supply drive for Na...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan in Partnership with Local Businesses Host A Medical Supply Drive

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan in partnership with Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Syosset Home Depot, Syosset Public Library, Accounting Brew, and Elite Tent & Party Rental held a medical supply drive for Na...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Invites Students to Write Thank You Notes to Health Care Workers

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) To support and help boost the morale of medical professionals on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) would like to invite students to write thank you notes to local medical staff.

This is a great ac...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan is Looking for Seniors Who Need Assistance Getting Essential Items

WHAT: WHAT: In an effort to help local senior citizens, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has enlisted young volunteers to help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislator Lafazan is looki...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan is Looking for Seniors Who Need Assistance Getting Essential Items

WHAT: WHAT: In an effort to help local senior citizens, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has enlisted young volunteers to help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislator Lafazan is looki...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Learn How to Save a Life at Upcoming Narcan Training Hosted by Legislator Joshua Lafazan

WHAT: Equip yourself with the knowledge that may one day empower you to save a person’s life. Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Nassau County Department of Human Services, is scheduled to host a Narcan t...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Announces 2020 Summer Internship Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) For the third consecutive year, Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) will offer summer internships to high school and college students looking to learn about local government, public policy, and community engagement.

The in...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Lafazan, Oyster Bay Brewing & Coach Meeting House Host “Hoppy Easter” Kids Fun Run/Bone Marrow Drive

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnership with Oyster Bay Brewing Company and Coach Meeting House host “Hoppy Easter” kids fun run and bone marrow drive to support the Matthew Fetzer Foun...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Invites Residents to Nominate Children Who Are Making a Difference in Communities

Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan Invites Residents to Nominate Children Who Are Making a Difference in their Communities for Recognition

 as Part of the Second Annual “Kids of Distinction Awards” Ceremony

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - For the s...

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Legislative District 18

News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE ?HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!?

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Tuesday, MARCH 9, 2021  •  2:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wantagh Fire Dept. Headquarters – 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

 

Hosted by Legislator Steve Rho...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

Fo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Rhoads has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 23, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS TO COLLECT TOYS FOR TOTS – PLEASE DONATE TODAY!

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS TO COLLECT TOYS FOR TOTS – PLEASE DONATE TODAY! 

Legislator Rhoads is sponsoring several Toys for Tots Collections Boxes at the locations listed below from November 22nd until December 22nd 2020.  Please ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 23, 2020

RHOADS CLAIMS “VICTORY FOR TAXPAYERS"

JUDGE FAILS TO RULE CURRAN REASSESSMENT WAS “FAIR ACCURATE, RELIABLE” AND DIRECTS THAT SETTLEMENT CANNOT BE USED AGAINST HOMEOWNERS IN ASSESSMENT CASES

Mineola, NY – Recently, a group of homeowners filed a class action lawsuit...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 21, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET A FLU SHOT

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 10:00 Am to 4:00 PM   

Wantagh Public Library – 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh

 

Legislator Steve Rhoads, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 9, 2020

“Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Day Event

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Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the 

“Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Day Event

Drive Up – Drop Off – Drive Away

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bellmore Train S...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

Saturday, October 17h

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Merrick Public Library – 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick

 

Legislator Steve Rhoads will be holding mobile office hours to mee...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR VILLAGE OF FREEPORT

Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with the Nassau County Legislature in approving numerous community projects throughout Nassau County with funding from the Community Revitalization Project (CRP) fund. These projects, secured through Inter-Municipal Agreemen...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 14, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

Saturday, September 26th

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Wantagh Park Community Room

1 King Road, Wantagh

Legislator Steve Rhoads will be holding mobile office hours to meet one on one with r...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 8, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020  •  2:30 PM – 8:30 PMWantagh Fire Dept. Headquarters – 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Hosted by Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Chris Carini,the Wantagh Fire Department & New York Blo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: August 13, 2020

WALKER AND RHOADS ANNOUNCE FUNDING TO REBUILD GAZEBO BUILT IN HONOR OF SLAIN SPECIAL AGENT

When Tropical Storm Isaias hit Long Island last week, the gazebo in Seaford’s Washington Avenue Park that was dedicated to ATF Senior Special Agent John Capano was badly damaged. Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Steve Rhoads announced at a pres...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: June 26, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS CLEAN UP MILL POND PRESERVE IN WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with dozens of volunteers for the annual Water Chestnut Pull at Mill Pond Preserve in Wantagh. The annual clean up is run in conjunction with the State Department of Environmental Conservation.  The vo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 15, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH M&C VENTURE GROUP TO DONATE THOUSANDS OF FACE SHIELDS TO EMTS

As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, many first responders are in desperate need of the necessary supplies that keep them safe from this dangerous virus. Fire fighters, EMTs, ambulance companies, and other first responders need to be protected because althou...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS DELIVERS LETTERS TO OUR HEROES AND MEALS TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with Danny Antin, owner of Danny’s Chinese Kitchen in Merrick to deliver hot lunches to healthcare workers at Winthrop University Hospital. Legislator Rhoads also brought messages of support from chil...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 31, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020  10:00AM  3:00 PM

WANTAGH PARK  1 KING RD., WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Town of Hempstead Councilman Chris Carini are hosting...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY POLICING FORUM

?LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO 

ATTEND A COMMUNITY POLICING FORUM

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020  -  7:00 PM

Wantagh High School – 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Wantagh-Seaford Homeowners...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS & BAXTER’S PET PANTRY PRESENT A SPRING PET FOOD DRIVE

MARCH 3RD – APRIL 30TH 2020

Baxter’s Pet Pantry was established in 2009 to assist families who might be having difficulty feeding their beloved pets, and to avoid having those family pets placed in a shelter as a result of these challen...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 3, 2020

WANTAGH FIRE DEPT. COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Wantagh fire dept. community blood drive 

Tuessday, march 31, 2020  •  2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wantagh Fire Department Headquarters - 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Wantagh Fire D...

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Legislative District 19

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Curran & Bellone Further Efforts to Increase Opportunities for Women, Minority and Others

Nassau County, NY – As part of a bi-county effort to increase opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (“MWBE/SDVOBs”) in County contracting, Nassau County ...

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