Posted on: February 16, 2017

LEGISLATOR FORD VISITS NEW IMPROVED NASSAU COLISEUM

LEGISLATOR FORD VISITS NEW IMPROVED NASSAU COLISEUM

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford completed a walk through tour of the soon to be new and improved Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Construction of this state-of-the-art facility is nearing its completion.

“The transformation is...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

LEGISLATOR FORD REMINDS YOU: PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IS IMPORTANT

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford continues to work with the Nassau County Police Department and local law enforcement to ensure our roads are safe for drivers, bike riders and pedestrians.  All residents are urged to keep these simple guideli...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

LEGISLATOR FORD JOINS WITH LONG BEACH GIRL SCOUTS

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently joined together with the Long Beach Girl Scouts for a great night when over 50 people came out to the first Girl Scout Cycling Club Bike Safety Art Show hosted by The Gentle Brew of Long Beach.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

LEGISLATORS CALL FOR EXTENSION OF SENIOR TAX RELIEF

The 12 members of the Nassau Legislature’s Republican Majority caucus, led by Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves, filed a resolution today calling on New York State to extend a tax abatement for Nassau County seniors.

Legislators learned on Friday...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Legislator Ford Attends MLK Celebration in Long Beach

Legislator Ford Attends MLK Celebration in Long Beach

“I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to Long Beach Councilwoman Anissa Moore for organizing the celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 16, 2017”, said Legislator Denise Ford after attending the City of Long Beach’s Annual...Read on...

Posted on: December 7, 2016

SAVE ON YOUR PROPERTY TAXES!

SAVE ON YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

HURRY! APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 2, 2017!

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford reminds homeowners that there are a variety of tax exemptions that can help reduce your property taxes.  Nassau County homeowners may be eligible for one or m...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD ANNOUNCES PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMIsland Park Public Library – 176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMLong Beach Public Library – 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach

If you are a homeowner who disagrees...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

Distracted shoppers are often seen by criminals as easy targets during the busy holiday shopping season. Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Police Department want to offer you some safety tips to help minimize opportunities for criminals to try...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Legislator Ford & Legislator Kopel invite you to attend a NARCAN OVERDOSE PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

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Monday, November 7, 2016 • 7:00 - 9:00 PMOceanside Middle School – 186 Alice Ave., Oceanside

Every day, at least one Long Islander dies from an opiate overdose. And those are only the ones we know of – the ones directly caused by heroin or ...
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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Legislator Denise Ford Proudly Announces Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography

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• Wednesday, November 30, 2016 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Stop & Shop Shopping Plaza – East Park Ave., Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to our a...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN- REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

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Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. The Nassau County Department of Health offers these Halloween safety tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for everyone.

Jack-o-Lanterns ...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Help Prevent The Spread of Mumps

Help Prevent The Spread of Mumps

In preparation for the Long Beach Irish Heritage Day Parade and Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2016, Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Department of Health reminds residents that Mumps is still circulating in Long Beach and the ...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

13th Annual F. F. Harry S. Ford Community Blood Drive

Thursday, September 22, 2016 • 3:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Hall – 970 W. Beech St., Long Beach
If you needed blood, you’d expect it to be there. Wouldn’t you? Please do your part.
For medical and travel questions concerning blood donations call...
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Posted on: August 23, 2016

FREE OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR IN ISLAND PARK

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Island Park Public Library -  176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park 

Continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save countless residents’ lives, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mang...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Legis. Ford & The Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs Warn Residents:Be Aware of the Scams!

Scam Alert

Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs want to notify taxpayers to beware of solicitations offering a fee-based service to apply for the School Tax Relief (STAR) property tax exemption when homeowners can apply for fre...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Sandy Fee-Waiver Relief

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On August 1, 2016, Legislator Denise Ford and all members of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously to approve a local law to extend economic hardship relief to the victims of Superstorm Sandy by providing a waiver of county fees associated with ...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Legislator Ford Announces Job Opportunities for Part-Time Crossing Guards

Job Opportunities for Part-Time Crossing Guards

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford announces that the Nassau County Police Department is currently seeking Part-Time Crossing Guards for assignments throughout Nassau County. Starting salary for this position is $18.00 per hour with no fringe benefits. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Legislator Ford Invites You To Attend A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

Property Tax

If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year. To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, the...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2016

Legislator Ford to Host Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016 • 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Bay Park – East Rockaway, NY 11518 (First parking lot off Marjorie Ln.)

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford urges all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected on Tuesda...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Protect yourself from zika virus

Protect yourself from zika virus

 What is Zika Virus?

Zika Virus is a disease that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito.  The Aedes Albopictus is a species, known as the Asian Tiger Mosquito, that can transmit the Zika Virus.

The most c...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Stop Hazardous waste

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pmBay Park
First Ave., East Rockaway, NY 11518

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Auxiliary Police Department Gets New Vehicle

Auxiliary Police Department Gets New Vehicle

Legislator Denise Ford and Legislator Howard J. Kopel joined with Nassau County Auxiliary Police Commanding Officer Danny Gluck to announce the arrival of a New Auxiliary Police Vehicle.

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Legislator Ford Honors Outgoing Fire Commissioner Chair James N. Meezy, Jr.

Ford Honors Outgoing Fire Commissioner

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano officially installed nine new Fire Commissioners as well as Incoming Fire Commission Chairman Denis Collins. County Executive Mangano was joined by County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Councilman An...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

NARCAN OVERDOSE PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Unfortunately, many Long Islanders are abusing opioids like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone or Heroin, and are losing their lives to their addiction, and it can happen to your child or your loved one.

Legislator Ford and County Executive Mangano are sponsori...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Legislator Ford to Host Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

Child Car Seat Safety

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford urges all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected on Tuesday, May 17th at the Atlantic Beach Village Hall. A Nassau County Traffic Safety Coordinator will inspect car seats and prov...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Legislator Ford Honors Johanna Sofield at the 18th Annual Women’s History Month Awards Ceremony

Ford Honors Johanna

On Monday March 21st, The Nassau County Legislature took the time out to honor Women’s History Month with the 18th Annual “Women Trailblazers” Award Ceremony and Celebration. Legislator Denise Ford chose to honor Mrs. Johanna Sofield.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Legislator Ford Celebrates Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss Birthday

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday along with Mrs. Gibbons’ second grade class at Number Two School, Lawrence School District. Legislator Ford read a classic story written by the famous author to the class as part...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Legis.Ford Helps Secure Funds to Obtain Critical Lifesaving Equipment for the Island Park Fire Dept.

Funds for IPFD Equiment

Legislator Ford was happy to assist in securing funds for critical lifesaving equipment for the Island Park Fire Department. Automated external defibrillators serve as a lifesaving piece of apparatus with regards to cardiac issues. Legislator Ford’s effor...Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Legislator Ford Attends Island Park Civic Association “Love Your Troops” Valentine’s Day Dance

Legislator Ford Attends Island Park Civic Association  Love Your Troops Valentines Day Dance

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford was honored to attend the Island Park Civic Association’s "Love Your Troops" Valentine’s Day Dance.

“I was privileged to be able to recognize the “Love Your Troops” honorees and our very own Hometown Hero...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Legislator Ford Congratulates District 4’s New Eagle Scout!

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Legislator Ford was on hand to honor East Rockaway resident, Thomas Anthony Morris of Troop 230 Earning the Rank of Eagle Scout.

“Through your commitment to this worthwhile achievement you have joined the ranks of a chosen few whose character will enri...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2016

Legislator Ford Sworn In for Seventh Term At Nassau County Legislature

Legislator Ford Sworn In for Seventh Term

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford was sworn in for her seventh term at the Nassau County Legislature on Monday, January 4, 2016. Legislator Ford and the other 11 Republican Legislators were sworn in by the Honorable Peter T. King, United States Congre...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

2017-18 TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT DISCLOSURE NOTICES ONLINE

2017-18 TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT
DISCLOSURE NOTICES ONLINE

Mineola, NY - Acting County Assessor Jim Davis announced that notices of tentative assessed value for the 2017-2018 property tax year are available for viewing to homeowners on the Department ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2015

2016 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

2016 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is sponsoring workshops to help residents file property tax assessment grievance applications. If you are a homeowner who disagrees with the new tentative property tax assessment as shown on your Nassau County Propert...Read on...

Applications
Posted on: November 18, 2015

SCAM ALERT!

Scam Alert

Legislator Denise Ford, County Executive Ed Mangano and Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations requesting payment via Green Dot cards or Western Union.

It has come to the attention ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

Toys For TOTS

DROP OFF BOX LOCATIONS:

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Legislator Ford Thanks Governor Cuomo for Port Ambrose LGN Veto

Legislator Ford Thanks Governor Cuomo for Port Ambrose LGN Veto

Thank you Governor Cuomo, for heeding the message and coming to our rescue! I was thrilled witness Governor Andrew Cuomo veto ?Port Ambrose LNG yesterday in Long Beach, along with my colleagues from the City of Long Beach government.Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Legislator Ford Proudly Announces Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van

Legislator Denise Ford Proudly Announces Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van
• Tuesday, November 24, 2015 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon • Waldbaum’s Shopping Plaza – East Park Ave., Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is plea...

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Posted on: October 26, 2015

Legislator Ford Attends Nassau County Chambers of Commerce Awards Ceremony

NC County Chamber of Commerce

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently joined with New York State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky in congratulating Mark & Richard McCarthy owners of Lola’s Kitchen & Wine Bar as winners of this year’s Outstanding Small Businesspersons of the Yea...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2015

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. The Nassau County Department of Health offers these Halloween safety tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for everyone.

JACK-O-LANTERNS

  • If a chil...
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Posted on: October 23, 2015

Legislator Ford Passes Expansion of Panic Alarm Legislation Beyond Schools

- Religious Institutions, Buildings, “Critical Infrastructure” to be included

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter recently announced the passage of new panic alarm legislation for places of gathering in N...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS: APPLY NOW FOR PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS

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Nassau County homeowners are offered a variety of tax exemptions to help reduce property taxes. You may be eligible for one or more of the property tax exemptions described here.

For applications and brochures, please visit
www.nassaucountyny.gov/a...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

Raccoon Rabies Vaccine to be distributed by Truck

The areas of baiting will include all or parts of following communities:
Atlantic Beach, Cedarhurst, Hewlett, Inwood, Lawrence, Long Beach, Valley Stream, Woodmere and Woodsburgh.

Continuing the effort to eradicate raccoon rabies in Nassau County, ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Legislator Ford Congratulates Kiwanis Club of Oceanside on 70th Anniversary

Legislator Ford Congratulates Kiwanis Club  of Oceanside on 70th Anniversary

So honored I could join Distinguished President Thomas Cesiro in congratulating The Kiwanis Club of Oceanside’s Platinum Anniversary 70th Charter Night & Installation Dinner Honorees, Rabbi Mark Greenspan, Special Service Award Recipient & Mary Di...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

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S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pmNorth Woodmere Park
Branch Blvd. & Hungry Harbor Rd., North Woodmere

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Legislators Ford, Curran, Kopel, Rhoads & Kennedy Sponsor Accessibility and Elevation Workshops

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Are you a homeowner trying to resolve the issues between accessibility and elevation? We will address design solutions, policies and equipment that can be used to make your home both resilient and accessible.

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Legislator Ford Attends “Breakfast of Champions”

It was my privilege and honor to join in celebration of the Long Beach Aware “Breakfast of Champions” and offer my sincere congratulations to those who were honored for their support of this coalition.

This wonderful organization is to be comme...

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Legislator Ford Attends St. Mary of the Isle Centennial Celebration

Legislator Denise Ford recently had the privilege to attend the Saint Mary of the Isle “Centennial Celebration” at the Bridgeview Yacht Club.

Shown in photo above: Legislator Ford along with Angelo Lomonte & Pastor Brian Barr.

Shown in photo bel...

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Legislator Ford & County Executive Mangano invite you to attend a: NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

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You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Thursday, October 15, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Long Beach Public Library

111 West Park Ave., Long Beach

Many of us know a loved one or relative that may be abusing opioids like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone...

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Legislator Ford & The City of Long Beach Will be Hosting a 9-11 MEMORIAL

Legislator Ford and The City of Long Beach Will be Hosting a 911  MEMORIAL

Friday September 11th
11am
Virginia Avenue Garden

Posted on: August 31, 2015

PR Water Conservation AUG 2015

Water is an important part of our environment in Nassau County.  We are surrounded by ocean, bays, ponds, streams and inlets.  Additionally, Nassau County sits just a few hundred feet above our drinking water aquifers.  It i...

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Free Legal Consultations for Seniors at the Nassau County Bar Association

The Nassau County Bar Association is offering free legal consultations for Nassau County residents 65 and older on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bar Assn., 15th & West Streets in Mineola, a block south of Old Country Road. Ther...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford reminds homeowners about SEPTEMBER 15TH DEADLINE TO REVIEW FEMA CLAIMS

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I would like to remind National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders who filed a claim with FEMA as a result of Hurricane Sandy that they have until September 15th to register to have their files reviewed if they believe their claims were underpai...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford Invites You To Attend The 12th Annual F.F.Harry S. Ford Memorial Blood Drive

Legislator Denise Ford Invites You To Attend

The 12th Annual

F. F. Harry S. Ford Memorial Blood Drive

Thursday, September 17, 2015 • 3:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Knights of Columbus Hall – 970 W. Beech St., Long Beach

If you needed blood, you’d expect it to be ther...

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Posted on: August 13, 2015

Nassau County Legislature Hosts Long Island Hispanic Pastors Association Meet & Greet Breakfast

Meet and Greet Breakfast

Nassau county Legislator Denise Ford recently co-hosted the first Meet and Greet breakfast at the Legislature for the Long Island Hispanic Pastors Association (LIHPA). The breakfast was an invitation to personally introduce the legislators with the Hispan...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

LEGISLATOR FORD AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE MANGANO ANNOUNCE REGISTRATION DRIVE FOR R.E.A.C.H. PROGRAM

Nassau County Legislators Denise Ford and Howard Kopel, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter announced today that the Nassau County Police Department will host a registration drive for the Return Every A...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2015

NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

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Legislator Denise Ford & County Executive Ed Mangano Invite You to Attend: NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PMIsland Park Public Library - 176 Long Beach Rd., ...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Mangano And Ford: New Pitch and Putt At Nickerson Beach Now Open

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Denise Ford announced that a new Pitch and Putt at Nickerson Beach is now open.

County Executive Mangano stated, “The picturesque, seaside Pitch and Putt, created amongst the dunes of Nick...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Legislator Ford Funds ShotSpotter For the Long Beach Police Department

Shotspotter for the LBPD

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford announced that she has secured $500,000 to bring ShotSpotter to the Long Beach Police Department. ShotSpotter utilizes sophisticated technology to pinpoint the exact location of gunfire and immediately alert law enfor...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

Legislator Ford Attends Camp Anchor Carnival

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently got to enjoy a beautiful day at the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association Sponsored Camp Anchor Carnival. Joining the Happy Campers and Legislator Ford were; Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, PBA President Jame...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2015

The Long Beach Safe Routes to School Program and the NY Coalition for Transportation Safety

The Long Beach Safe Routes to School Program

and the NY Coalition for Transportation Safety

will Sponsor a

BICYCLE RODEO

for Children ages 5 to 12

on

Saturday, July 18, 2015

from 11:00AM to 1:00PM

in the School Yard of West School

91 Maryland Avenue, Long Be...

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

It’s Mosquito Season in Nassau County

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Mosquito season has begun. Many residents have contacted my office to alert me to the presence of mosquitoes and to ask about controlling the mosquito population. The first thing you should do is report your mosquito complaint to the Nassau County Depar...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2015

New Traffic Light for East Park Avenue

New Traffic Light for East Park Avenue

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford along with Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano attended the completion and initial operation of a new traffic light located on East Park Avenue between Roosevelt and Neptune Boulevards that city planners hope will a...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2015

Legislator Ford Bringing ShotSpotter to Long Beach Police Department

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is working to secure the funding to bring “ShotSpotter” to the Long Beach Police Department. The ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection and Location system utilizes sophisticated technology to detect gunfire in specified geogr...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford Marches in July 4th Parade

4th of July Parade

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford celebrated Independence Day by marching in the July 4th Parade with members of the Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department.

“It was an honor and a privilege to march with the Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department. Thank yo...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Long Beach Library West End Branch Grand Opening

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined with Kathleen Dwyer, Alan Greenberg, Diane Parr, Warren Vegh, Carol Arnone, George Trepp, Todd Kaminsky, Fran Adelson, Mark Tannenbaum, & Barbara Mosca to celebrate the Long Beach Public Library West End Bra...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford Invites You To Attend A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

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If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year.

To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, N...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste

Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pmBay Park
First Ave., East Rockaway, NY 11518

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T.O.P.) ...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford invites all residents to attend one of these important Hurricane Preparedness

Legislator Denise Ford invites all residents to attend one of these important Hurricane Preparedness Community Forums

Legislator Denise Ford invites all residents to attend one of these important Hurricane Preparedness Community Forums

DID YOU KNOW THAT HURRICANE SEASON
BEGINS JUNE 1st, 2015? ARE YOU PREPARED?

The Atlantic Hurricane Season lasts from June 1st thr...Read on...

Nassau County SPCA
Posted on: May 22, 2015

2015 Relay For Life of Long Beach

2015 Relay for Life of Long Beach, Saturday May 30th @ Middle School Track

A community event to celebrate the cancer survivors in your life, remember those you have lost, and fight back to help the American Cancer Society finish the fight!

For more informat...

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2015 Relay for Life...
Posted on: May 18, 2015

Lights,Camera...Nassau May 2015

PR Lights , Camera


Posted on: May 18, 2015

Legislator D.Ford Proudly Announces Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van

Breast Cancer Screening

• Thursday, June 18, 2015 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Waldbaum’s Shopping Plaza – East Park Ave., Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to our area to pro...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2015

Homeowners Flood Insurance Forum

Please Join Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford, Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, and representatives from the National Flood Insurance Programs for a Homeowners Flood Insurance Forum.

Tuesday, May 26th, 6:00PM
Lindell, Blvd., Long Beach

For more info...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 14, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford Helps to Coordinate Collection Drive For the Safe Center of LI

Collection Drive For Safe Center LI

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently coordinated a collection drive at the King Kullen in Island Park for The Safe Center of LI. The Safe Center is the only organization in Nassau County to provide free, confidential and comprehensive services to...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

Legislator Ford Attends Lido/Pt. Lookout FD Installation Dinner

Legislator Ford Attends Lido Pt. Lookout FD Installation Dinner

Legislator Ford Attends Lido/Pt. Lookout FD Installation Dinner

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently joined with the members of the Lido & Point Lookout Fire Department at their annual installation dinner at the Sands of Atlantic Beach to...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford announced Nassau County’s annual “May is Melanoma Awareness Month”

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Nassau County Declares May as “Melanoma Awareness Month”

Legislator Denise Ford announced Nassau County’s annual “May is Melanoma Awareness Month” campaign. Spearheaded by Colette Coyne, the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) was formed...Read on...

http://www.ccmac.org/
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Legislator Ford Honors Island Park FD Chief

 Island Park FD Chief

Legislator Denise Ford recently attended the Island Park Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Installation Dinner and joined with the Department in recognizing their former Chief of Department Anthony D’Esposito for his immeasurable hours of commitment to t...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Legislator Ford Honors LBFD Chief Richard Corbett

Honors LBFD Chief Richard Corbett

Legislator Denise Ford recently attended the City of Long Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s Installation Dinner and joined with the Department in recognizing outgoing Chief Richard Corbett for his countless hours of dedication to the City of Long Beach re...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Legislator Ford Speaks at Jewish Women’s International Meeting

Jewish Women's International Meetings

Jewish Women's International President Grace Levy invited Legislator Denise Ford to speak at their monthly meeting at the Long Beach Senior Center.

“It was an honor to be invited to speak to the Jewish Women's International,” said Legisla...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

NEW YORK STATE D.O.T. ROADWORK ON ROUTE 878

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I would like to inform you that the New York State Department of Transportation is currently conducting a road construction project on NY 878 (Nassau Expressway) from Rockaway Turnpike to Burnside Avenue. I have been informed that the purpose of this pro...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Legislator Ford Helps Secure Funding for Long Beach Fire Department

Legislator Ford Helps Secure Funding  for Long Beach Fire Department

Legislator Denise Ford helped the Long Beach Fire Department along with the City of Long Beach enter into an Inter-Municipal Agreement with Nassau County to provide funding for the portable hydraulic recue tool, also known as the “Jaws of Life” this tool ...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Legislator Denise Ford Celebrates Nurses Week

Legislator Denise Ford Celebrates Nurses Week

Legislator Denise Ford celebrates Nurses Week at the Nassau County Legislature in Mineola with members of the New York State Nurses Association “Thank a Nurse Today”!

Pictured w/ Legislator Ford are Nurses Chantal Volny, Eileen Laracuenti & Yamane ...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

WE NEED YOUR HELP! TOILETRIES & CLEANING SUPPLIES NEEDED!

WE Need YOUR HELP!

Toiletries & Cleaning Supplies Needed!

 

~ DONATION DRIVE ~

Saturday, May 9, 2015 • 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

King Kullen Parking Lot - 4601 Austin Blvd., Island Park, NY 11558

 

The Safe Center LI is only organization is Nassau County to p...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

LEGISLATOR FORD ANNOUNCES NEW POTHOLE REPAIR INITIATIVE

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce a new, aggressive plan to repair potholes in Nassau County.

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce a new, aggressive plan to repair potholes in Nassau County. Under the new plan, municipalities will share reported pothole complaints in “real-time” so that highway crews can be dispatched to add...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

MANGANO LAUNCHES AGGRESSIVE POTHOLE REPAIR PROGRAM WITH CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES

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Urges Residents to Call or Use Nassau Now App to Report Potholes

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Gl...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

Ford Honors Sgt. Alison Bardeguez-Perkins At Women’s History Month 17th Annual Awards Ceremony

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On Monday March 16th, The Nassau County Legislature took the time out to honor Women’s History Month with the 17th Annual “Women Trailblazers” Award Ceremony and Celebration. Legislator Ford chose to honor Marine Sgt. Alison Bardeguez- Perkins from her Di...Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2015

Create a Safety Profile for "Smart911" Today!

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The Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) is providingSmart911, which allows residents to create a free safety profile for their household at www.smart911.com that can include information necessary for 911 call takers to have in the event of an emergency...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2015

01//20/15 - Legislator Ford Opposes Off-Shore LNG Terminal

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined together with U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, local officials and residents in to express their opposition to the proposed Port Ambrose liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, which w...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

01/15/15 - Legislator Denise Ford attended Oceanside High School Best Buddies Program

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Legislator Denise Ford recently attended the holiday show put on by students in Oceanside High School’s Best Buddies Program.

The Best Buddies Program pairs students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in one-to-one friendships with high s...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

01/06/15 - LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD ANNOUNCES PROPERTY ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE FORUMS

LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD ANNOUNCES
PROPERTY ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE FORUMS

THURSDAY, JANUARY15, 2015Beginning at 7:30 PM
Island Park Public Library – 176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015Beginning at 7:30 PM
Long Beach Public ...Read on...

Posted on: December 3, 2014

12/3/2014 EAB letter

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

10/20/14 - Have a Happy and Safe Halloween - Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters

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HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. The Nassau County Department of Health offers these Halloween safety tips to help...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014

10/08/14 - Legislator Ford Invites Residents To Attend A Hurricane Preparedness Community Forum

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Hurricane/Severe Weather Preparedness Community Forum

Thursday, October 16, 2014 • 7:00 PM

F.X. Hegarty School Cafeteria – Radcliffe Rd., Island Park

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford invites residents to attend this very important seminar...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

09/17/14 - Legislator Ford Announces NUMC Mobile Mammography Van Coming to Long Beach

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Legislator Denise Ford Proudly Announces

Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van

• Tuesday, June 17, 2014 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Waldbaum’s Shopping Plaza – East Park Ave., Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is please...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

09/17/14 - Legislator Ford Invites You To Attend The Mega Job Fair at The Nassau Coliseum

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

10:00 am to 2:00 pm • Veterans Admission Starts at 9:00 am

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale

Legislator Denise Ford invites ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

09/12/14 - New York Blood Center Declares Emergency Blood Appeal - Please Donate

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New York Blood Center (NYBC) Declares Emergency Blood Appeal

Summer slowdown leaves blood supply dangerously low; less than two-day supply of O-negative “Universal Donor” blood on hand, with insufficient scheduled blood collections...Read on...

To Donate or for information please click
Posted on: September 9, 2014

09/09/14 - Legislator Denise Ford is Proud to Host a 9-11 MEMORIAL in Long Beach

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford is Proud to Host a

9-11 MEMORIAL

Thursday, September 11th at 11:00am

...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

09/09/14 - Mangano Extends Department of Assessment Hours

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As part of his ongoing efforts to make Nassau County government more accessible to its residents, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that the Department of Assessment will be extending its hours of operations effective Thursday, October 2...Read on...

Additional info or to Obtain copy of application
Posted on: August 20, 2014

Legislator Ford Asks Residents to Come Out and Support Long Beach Walk

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
LONG BEACH BOARDWALK @ RIVERSIDE BLVD.

10:30 – ON-SITE REGISTRATION11:00 – PROGRAM & AWARDS
11:30 – WALK BEGINS

REGISTER…CREATE A PAGE…TELL A STORY…MAKE A TEAM…SET A GOAL…USE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER…WALK WITH US…GET...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2014

Legislators Denise Ford & Howard Kopel Bring NUMC Mammography Van to Five Towns

Legislators Denise Ford & Howard J. Kopel Proudly Announce
Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van

• Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM •Hewlett/Woodmere Public Library – 1125 Broadway, Hewlett

Legislat...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2014

Legislators Denise Ford & Howard Kopel to Co-Host Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

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Hurricane/Severe Weather Preparedness Community Forum
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 • 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMHewlett/Woodmere Public Library – 1125 Broadway, Hewlett

Nassau County Legislators Denise Ford and Howard J. Kopel invite all Nassau County reside...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Legislators Denise Ford Sponsors Bicycle Helmet Give Away in Long Beach

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On Wednesday July 30th, 2014 Legislator Denise Ford distributed bike helmets to nearly three hundred barrier island residents. Long Beach and its surrounding communities have the most bicyclists on the streets at any given time in Nassau County. Bicycle...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2014

PRESS ADVISORY

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When: Monday, January 6, 2014

Where: Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building
1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola

Time: 10:00 AM

All press are invited to attend the Induction Ceremony for the Induction
of the Tenth Nassau County Legis...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Property Assessment Grievance Workshops

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Legislator Denise Ford will be holding property assessment grievance workshops for any homeowner who disagrees with the new tentative property tax assessment as shown on their Nassau County Property Tax Impact Disclosure Notice.

By filing a Grievance A...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

NOTICE TO MOTORISTS Atlantic Beach Bridge Closings

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As part of our continuing efforts to keep our Facility in the best possible condition, the Atlantic Beach Bridge, will be undergoing additional Repairs to its Bascule Leafs on:
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 and Wednesday, January 29, 2014between the hours ...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2014

“Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month"

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The New York State Legislature has declared January “Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month” in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers posed by carbon monoxide in homes and buildings. Carbon monoxide poisonings increase by 10% during winter months wit...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

STORM RECOVERY RESOURCE FAIR LONG BEACH

Co-sponsored by Denise Ford and the City of Long Beach

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
At the Lindell School, 601 Lindell Blvd., Long Beach

For Residents & Businesses… 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This is your opportunity to meet with...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2014

Winter Weather Causing Pothole Issues On Our Roadways

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Icy roads and snowy conditions can create potholes throughout the winter months. I urge all drivers to use caution when driving. Also, please report dangerous potholes to the appropriate municipality.

The roads in Nassau County are maintained by diff...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Long Island Cares’ Food Drive

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined with Long Island Cares Executive Director Paule Pachter to promote and participate in the food drive to stock the Long Island Cares-Harry Chapin Food Bank. Legislator Ford and many others donated non-perishable ...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Recognize and Prevent an Overdose

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Recognize and Prevent an Overdose

Posted on: March 14, 2014

NY Rising Application Submission

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Apply online at:
http://stormrecovery.ny.gov

Posted on: March 18, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE

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ON
SUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY OPERATIONSAND CAPITAL PROJECTS RELATING TO THE
BAY PARK SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTON
THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014 AT 2:00 P.M.IN
THE PETER J. SCHMITT MEMORIAL LEGISLATIVE CHAMBERTHEODORE ROOSEVELT EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIV...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

“Women’s History Month 16th Annual Awards Ceremony”

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The Nassau County Legislature took the time out to honor Women’s History Month with the 16th Annual “Women Trailblazers” Award Ceremony and Celebration.

Legislator Ford chose to honor Lisa Murphy from her District. “I had the privilege to honor Lisa Mu...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2014

REWARD PROGRAM TO HELP END ANIMAL ABUSE

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) President Robert Sowers, accompanied by Miss Harper, a brutally-injured puppy, and other Legislatorsto announce incentives for people who rep...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Former Island Park Mayor

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony Santino joined together to thank former Island Park Mayor Jacqueline Papatsos for her dedicated service to the community at the recent dedication ceremony renaming a park locate...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

Long Beach Road Traffic Study Community Forum

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Oceanside Middle School - 186 Alice Avenue, Oceanside, NY

Nassau County Legislators Denise Ford & Howard J. Kopel will be holding a community meeting discussing an ongoing Long Beach Road traffic stu...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2014

Honor Fallen Correction Officers

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined with other elected officials at a solemn ceremony at the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department Memorial Monument to honor the fallen Correction Officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, as ...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2014

“Melanoma Awareness Month”

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Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford joined with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Legislators Dennis Dunne, Sr., Michael Venditto, Laura Schaefer, Rose Marie Walker, and Donald MacKenzie, North Shore LIJ Chairman Dr. Omit Garg North Shore LIJ Senior ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammography Van

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• Tuesday, June 17, 2014 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Waldbaum’s Shopping Plaza – East Park Ave., Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to our area to prov...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Dome Lighting for Overdose Prevention Awareness

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On Wednesday, June 18th, Nassau Legislator Denise Ford invites all residents to join the Legislator and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano for a ceremonial lighting of the dome at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola to bri...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2014

HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE!

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An Important Safety Update from Legislator Denise Ford
HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE!

The hurricane season for Nassau County began on June 1st and continues through November 30th. The best way to protect your family and pets during a major storm or emerg...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

Attend A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

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If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year.

To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, L...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

BICYCLE SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU!

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Legislator Ford Asks You To Remember:
BICYCLE SAFETY STARTS WITH YOU!

Legislator Ford will help to promote bicycle safety by offeringFREE BICYCLE HELMETS*
*While Supplies Last - First Come, First ServedLimited to residents of the 4th Legislative ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Peter’s Clam Bar of Island Park at Grand Re-Opening

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Legislator Denise Ford recently joined Butch Yamali the new owner of Peter’s Clam Bar & Seafood Restaurant for the restaurant’s grand re-opening.

Peter’s Clam Bar, one of Long Island’s oldest clam bars, has been a welcome addition to the town of Is...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2014

Lights Dome for Drug Overdose Awareness

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Legislator Ford Lights Dome for Drug Overdose Awareness

In an effort to raise awareness about New York’s Good Samaritan Law and drug overdose prevention, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Denise Ford lit the dome of the Theodore ...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2014

It’s Mosquito Season in Nassau County

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It’s Mosquito Season in Nassau County

Mosquito season has begun. Many residents have contacted my office to alert me to the presence of mosquitoes and to ask about controlling the mosquito population. The first thing you should do is report your mosqui...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2014

NASSAU COUNTY HOMEOWNER SCAM ALERT!

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Legislator Ford Asks Homeowners To
Be Cautious of Residential Distraction Burglaries

Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Police Department advise residents that individuals are perpetuating a series of burglaries and scams throughout Nassau C...Read on...