Posted on: July 5, 2017

Mangano: Food Service Program to Provide Children with 62,000 Free Lunches this Summer

Mineola, NY - County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) - administered by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and funded by New York State Department of Education - will begin July 5th and en...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Mangano Congratulates DSS Volunteer Coordinator Lynne Campbell on Being Public Citizen of the Year

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Lynne Campbell, Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) Coordinator of Volunteers has been named the Public Citizen of 2017 by the National Association of Soc...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Mangano and Northwell Health Announce Free Business Workshop For Veterans

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Northwell Health, in conjunction with Suffolk County, are assisting veterans in transitioning from the military to a life and career back here at home. A free workshop, “Barracks to Business: T...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Mangano and Social Services Employees Raise Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with Dr. John E. Imhof, Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), and several DSS employees, planted pinwheels in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Executi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Four Men Arrested for Falsely Collecting Shelter Benefits from Department of Social Services

The four defendants are accused of stealing approximately $72,000 in unauthorized benefits
MINEOLA, N.Y. – Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrests of four men who are accused of falsely collecting approximately $72,000 in sh...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Mangano Swears In Social Services Commissioner Dr. John Imhof As President Of NY Public Welfare Assn

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Commissioner John Imhof of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) has been elected by his 57 fellow commissioners as President of the New York Public Welfare Assoc...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2017

Mangano Reminds Residents of Homeless Emergency Winter Shelter Program

Mineola, NY - With cold weather in the region, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents that Warm Bed, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program, is open to assist homeless individuals and families during the winter months.

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Mangano Recognizes January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month as Nassau DSS Receives State Award

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with The Safe Center LI and LIU Post are raising public ...Read on...

Posted on: December 20, 2016

Mangano: Social Services Volunteers to Deliver Holiday Joy to Foster Care Children

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that a Holiday Party for Children in Foster Care along with volunteers from the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) will take place on Tuesday, December 27th from noon t...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Mangano: Safe Haven Thanksgiving Baby Girl to be Cared for by Nassau Certified Resource Family

Mineola, NY- On Thanksgiving Day, the Wantagh Fire Department took a newborn infant – named Baby Girl Hope - into its station for placement under New York State’s Abandonment Infant Protection Act, also known as the Safe Haven law. The law allows for a pa...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Mangano: Warmbed Emergency Winter Shelter Program for the Homeless to Begin Thanksgiving Eve

Mineola, NY - With cold weather approaching in the coming weeks, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, will ...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Mangano Announces National Adoption Day in Nassau County

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services and Nassau County Family Court, in partnership with the Long Island Children’s Museum, will participate in a National Adoption Day...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Mangano Honors Tina Mahoutchian of Floral Park as Social Services Employee of the Month

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Social Services Commissioner Dr. John Imhof presented Tina Mahoutchian with a citation as Employee of the Month for her 20 years of exemplary service in the Department of Social Services, on Tuesday, October 2...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Mangano: County Offers Foster Parent Recruitment Forum

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting a Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum, located at 11 Davis Avenue in Garden City, o...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Social Services Investigations Unit Continues To Successfully Root Out Welfare Fraud & Abuse

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that since January of 2013, the County Department of Social Services (DSS) Office of Investigations has uncovered a total of $85.4 million in welfare fraud and abuse. Last year marked another succ...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Mangano Announces Free Job Preparation Workshops in Advance of Mega Job Fair

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that in preparation for the Private Sector Mega Job Fair - which will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Nassau Community College Gym - the County is providing free Job Prepar...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Mangano Honors Social Service Workers Who Aided in Adoption

Honors Social Service Workers Who Aided in Adoption

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano met with an adoptive family on Monday, July 25 at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, to recognize two workers from the Department of Social Services (DSS) Adoption ...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Mangano Encourages Residents to Consider Becoming Foster and Adoptive Parents

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting a Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum, located at 11 Davis Avenue in Garden City, o...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Mangano: Food Services Program To Provide Children With 70,000 Lunches This Summer

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that for the sixth consecutive year, the Nassau County Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) - administered by the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) and funded by New Yor...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

MANGANO: HICKSVILLE H.S. HONOR STUDENTS TO DEDICATE PERMANENT ART EXHIBIT

Uniondale, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Laura Schaefer will be joined by Hicksville High School students, Superintendent Dr. Carl Bonuso, Principal Ray Williams and Board of Education Presiden Ph...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Mangano Congratulates Social Services Commissioner on NYS Public Welfare Association Election

Mineola, NY- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Dr. John E. Imhof, Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Social Services, has been elected unanimously by his 57 fellow commissioners as 2nd Vice President of the New Y...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Mangano Recognizes January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with the Department of Human Services, Office of Youth S...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

MANGANO: WARM BED EMERGENCY SHELTER RELIEF PROGRAM IS OPEN

Mineola, NY - With cold weather entering the region, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents that Warm Bed, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program, is open to assist homeless individuals and families during the wint...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Mangano Commends Social Services Employee Of The Month

Mangano Commends Social Services Employee of the Month

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (2nd from the left) presented a Citation to Farmingdale resident Renee Pearson of the Department of Social Services (DSS) for being named Employee of the Month. Miss Pearson’s supervisor Arlene Sceri and DSS Com...Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2015

MANGANO: SOCIAL SERVICES VOLUNTEERS TO DELIVER JOY TO CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the 38th Annual Holiday Party for Children in Foster Care along with volunteers from the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS). The party will take place on Tuesday, De...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2015

Mangano Partners with Lions Club to Distribute Toys at the First Holiday Polar Express in County

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Lions Club of Nassau County and Bermuda are hosting the first “Holiday Polar Express” event to benefit children with special needs and children residing in shelters throughou...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

Mangano Honors Mineola Resident As Department of Social Services Employee of the Month

(Left to right) County Executive Ed Mangano, Honoree Deborah De Stefano, Supervisor Jeanne Dhande, and Dr. John Imhof

MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano presented a Citation to Deborah De Stefano of Mineola for being chosen as Nassau County Department of Social Services’ (DSS) Employee of the Month. Joining the County Executive were Ms. De Stefano’s...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

Mangano: Emergency Winter Shelter Program for the Homeless to Begin Thanksgiving Eve

Mineola, NY - With cold weather approaching, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, will be activated Wednesd...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

Mangano Partners With “Kids Helping Kids” To Distribute New Clothing To Nassau Families in Need

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Department of Social Services and the Coordinated Agency for Spanish Americans (C.A.SA.) will once again partner with Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way Inc., to distribute new ...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Mangano: Nassau Receives $136K Award from NYS to Enhance Safe Harbour Initiative for Exploited Youth

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Mangano and Social Services Commissioner Dr. John Imhof today announced that Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) was awarded an additional $136,500 from New York State Office of Children and Family Servi...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Mangano Announces National Adoption Day in Nassau County

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services and Nassau County Family Court, in partnership with the Long Island Children’s Museum, will participate in National Adoption Day C...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2015

MANGANO & THE SAFE CENTER LI TO RAISE AWARENESS ON FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, The Safe Center LI and the Nassau County Domestic Violence Task Force will host a ceremony tomorrow, Tuesday, October 6th to honor and remember the victims of domestic and family violence. The dome...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2015

MANGANO ANNOUNCES FREE JOB PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that in preparation for the Private Sector Mega Job Fair which will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Nassau Community College Gym, the County is providing free job preparation c...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

MANGANO ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO CONSIDER BECOMING FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE PARENTS

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting its fifth Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum located at 11 Davis Avenue i...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

MANGANO & GONSALVES ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEERISM BY OPENING NEW CENTER IN EISENHOWER PARK

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Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves announce the grand opening of a new community volunteer center operated by the Social Services Volunteers of Nassau County, Inc. - a not-for-profit organization ...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

MANGANO & GONSALVES TO OPEN NEW CENTER FOR VOLUNTEERISM

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves will open a new community volunteer center operated by the Social Services Volunteers of Nassau County, Inc. - a not-for-profit organization that provides assist...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Acting DA Singas Announces Arrests in Sweep Targeting Social Services Fraud

Six defendants arrested for defrauding taxpayers of thousands of dollars in unentitled benefits

MINEOLA, N.Y. – Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas today announced arrests in a law enforcement sweep targeting Nassau residents who hav...Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2015

Mangano Congratulates Social Services for Being Recognized by New York State’s Mental Health System

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano congratulated the Children’s Services division, part of the Department of Social Services (DSS) for receiving an award from “What’s Great in Our State: A Celebration of Children’s Mental Health Aware...Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Acting DA Singas Announces Arrests in Joint Investigation to Combat Food Stamp Fraud

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Nassau store owners and employees arrested for food stamp trafficking scheme that federal officials estimate to total $1.3 million

MINEOLA, N.Y. – Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced charges against food store businesses, o...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

MANGANO RECOGNIZES APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with Girl Scout Troop 1011, recently decorated the Theod...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

MANGANO TO HOST REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AT LIU POST

Mineola, NY - In keeping with his major initiative to combat family and domestic violence, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will deliver opening remarks at the Annual “Many Faces of Family Violence” symposium. This year marks the 5th Regional Co...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2015

Mangano Congratulates Nassau County Social Services Commissioner Dr. John Imhof on Unanimous Election as Officer of the NYS Public Welfare Association

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is pleased to announce that Dr. John Imhof, Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), has been elected unanimously by his 57 fellow commissioners as an officer of the New...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

01/12/15 - MANGANO RECOGNIZES JANUARY AS HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH

– Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with the Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services, the...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2015

01/12/15 - MANGANO REMINDS RESIDENTS OF WARMBED EMERGENCY WINTER SHELTER PROGRAM

With a deep freeze expected by Thursday, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today reminded residents that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, is active.

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

01/12/15 - MANGANO ANNOUNCES NASSAU'S MOST SUCCESSFUL YEAR EVER IN ROOTING OUT WELFARE WASTE,FRAUD AND ABUSE

$26.7 million identified in Social Services savings for 2014;
Highest 1-Year Annual Total to Date

Since January 2011, Nassau taxpayers have been spared a total of $52.4 Million in Welfare Fraud and Abuse

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

01/12/15 -MANGANO ANNOUNCES WARMING CENTER PREPARATIONS AND EMERGENCY NUMBERS AHEAD OF NOR'EASTER

With a Nor’easter approaching our area, a high wind watch in effect and frigid temperatures, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management has secured the following locations as Warming Centers, in the even...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2014

12/1/14 Mangano: WARMBED Emergency Winter Shelter Program for the Homeless Opens at 6pm Today

November 26, 2014
Mangano: WARMBED Emergency Winter Shelter Program for the Homeless Opens at 6pm Today

Mineola, NY - With winter weather here, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter R...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2014

11/14/2014 - Mangano:Warmbed Emergenc Winter Shelter Program for the Homeless

With cold weather approaching, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED, Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, will be activated Wednesday, November 2...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2014

11/06/2014 - Mangano Announces "Kids Helping Kids" Holiday Benefit

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces the “Making a Warmth of Difference” Winter Apparel Program held by Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way Inc. will host their Annual Holiday Benefit Dinner Gala on Thursday, December 11th, 2014. This marks the ...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

MANGANO AND FREEPORT SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE FREE STATE-OF-THE-ART VISION SCREENING TO STUDENTS

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Freeport Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kishore Kuncham today announced that a groundbreaking vision testing program has begun in the Freeport Public School District to provide free state-of-the-art vision scre...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

MANGANO TO HOST 7TH PRIVATE SECTOR MEGA JOB FAIR AT NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the 7th Nassau County Private Sector Job Fair, which will be held on October 7th at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale has already confirmed 200 employers and reso...

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

Mangano Announces Free Job Preparation Workshops

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that in preparation for the Private Sector Mega Job Fair which will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, the County is providin...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2014

Mangano: Nassau DSS Leads State In Improving Outcomes For All Children Involved In The Child Welfare

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that as a result of its innovative approaches in assuring fair and equal reporting, investigation and substantiation for maltreatment of children regardless of their racial and ethnic backgrounds, ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

Mangano Joins Federal Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Nassau County by the end of 2015. With today’s announcement of the Federal Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness, ...Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Mangano Encourages Residents To Consider Becoming Foster And Adoptive Parents

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting their second Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum located at 11 Davis Avenue, Garden...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

Mangano: Summer Food Service Program Is Underway For 4th Consecutive Year

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the Nassau County Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) administered by the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) and funded by New York State Departm...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

Mangano: Nassau SPCA To Shelter Pets For Domestic Violence Victims

Nassau SPCA To Shelter Pets For Domestic Violence Victims

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a new Nassau SPCA program that offers free pet protection to victims of domestic violence who have fled to The Safe Center L.I.

County Executive Mangano was joined by New York State Assemblyman D...

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Posted on: June 20, 2014

Mangano Announces Social Services Receives Additional $9 Million from NYS for Subsidized Child Care

Mineola, NY- Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the New York State Office of Children and Family Services has awarded the Department of Social Services (DSS) an additional $9 million to assist low-income working families with c...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

Mangano: DSS Helps Needy While Saving Taxpayers $18.2 Million

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the publication and release of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) comprehensive annual report highlighting the major programmatic initiatives implemented by the dep...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Mangano Recongizes April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Children’s Protective Services (CPS), a division of the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with Girl Scout Troop 3289, will decorate the steps of t...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Mangano To Host Regional Conference on family and Domestic Violence at LIU Post

Mineola, NY- In keeping with his major initiative to combat family and domestic violence, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will host and provide a welcome address at the 4th Regional “Many Faces of Family Violence” Conference on Friday, April 11,...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Mangano Announces Continuation of Youth Summer Food Services Program

70,000 Lunches to be provided to eligible Children Up to 18 Years of Age

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the County will provide approximately 70,000 lunch meals at no cost to children 18 years of age and yo...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Mangano Encourages Residents To Consider Becoming Foster And Adoptive Parents

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services (DSS) will be hosting a Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum located at 11 Davis Avenue, Gar...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2014

Mangano Honors Department of Social Services Volunteers for Their 30 Years of Service

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Nassau County Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and members of the Nassau County Legislature honored Department of Social Services (DSS) Volunteers for their many years of service to the neediest ch...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2014

MANGANO REMINDS RESIDENTS OF WARMBED EMERGENCY WINTER SHELTER PROGRAM

Mineola, NY - With blizzard conditions approaching, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that WARMBED,Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families during the winter months, is active. The Nass...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2013

Mangano Announces State Funds to Rebuild Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Childcare Facilities

July 24, 2013
Mineola, NY - As Nassau County continues to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the availability of more than $200 million in Federal funds to rebuild damaged child care facilities. ...Read on...