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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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Posted on: February 25, 2020

LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH, HONOR BLACK LEADERS

On Monday, February 24th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two community leaders as part of its Black History Month celebration. Each of the honorees have made significant contributions to making Nassau County the great community it is today.

The hono...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: February 25, 2020

BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS FROM NCPD PASSES LEGISLATURE

After introducing legislation earlier this month to require the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to the effect of cashless bail in Nassau County, and after holding a hearing on the issue on Februar...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS

The Legislative Majority Caucus will be holding a hearing on the ill-conceived Criminal Justice Reform passed by New York State. The so-called reform has led to suspects charged with serious crimes being released all over the state. In Nassau County, Poli...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: February 4, 2020

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 2, 2020

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approaching grievance deadline, many residents have not yet received new Notices of Tentative Assessment, leaving them with just a little over a month to...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES RESOLUTION EXTENDING TAX GRIEVANCE DEADLINE

The Nassau County Legislature has introduced a resolution to extend the deadline of the Property Tax Assessment Grievance Period until April 1st.

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approach...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE UNANIMOUSLY PASSES RELIEF FOR SANDY VICTIMS

The Nassau County Legislature unanimously passed legislation at the January 27th Legislative Meeting in Mineola that will continue to support those still rebuilding their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

The measure extended the waiver for all Co...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: January 15, 2020

DENISE FORD SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

DENISE FORD SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Legislator Denise Ford was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk Maureen O&am...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS 

On Monday, January 13th, the Nassau County Legislature held their first committee meeting of 2020, and passed funding for Nassau’s volunteer fire departments...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 19, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 4TH LD

Thursday

January 16, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 PM

Long Beach Public Library

111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach

Thursday

January 30, 2020

1:00 Pm to 3:00 PM

Island Park Public Library

176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

Legislator Denise Ford is hosting 2020 Property Tax Assessmen...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM

LEGISLATOR FORD ATTENDS DEDICATION 

OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM 

On Monday, December 10th, Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature and the family of the late Legisl...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Legislator Denise Ford has teamed up with the United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Drive

New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

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 Building - ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: November 27, 2019

LEGISLATURE VOTES TO CREATE OFFICE OF CRIME VICTIM ADVOCATE

Last month, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature added amendments to the County Executive’s Budget to create an Office of Crime Victim Advocates to aid victims and witnesses of violent crimes in Nassau County. Today, the Legislat...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: November 4, 2019

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

Thursday, December 5, 2019 • 8:15 AM to 11:45 AM •

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

Legislator Denise Ford is bringing the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van to the 4th Legislative District ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 30, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD VISITS ATLANTIC BEACH RESCUE

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently visited Atlantic Beach Rescue to see first-hand Rescue 3628, which recently was upgraded with an integrated FLIR camera that Legislator Ford provided the funding for. With this new equipment, 3628 Atlantic Bea...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 25, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD PROMOTES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Legislator Denise Ford would like to encourage all victims of domestic violence to seek help. The Safe Center Long Island is a local organization that provides assistance and support to victims of domestic vio...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 23, 2019

LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH STATE ASSEMBLY TO ANNOUNCE REASSESSMENT RELIEF CREDIT

Assemblyman Ed Ra has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly to address the unfair burden placed on residents whose taxes will go down, but will continue to pay more than their fair share of property taxes because of the proposed five year phase...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 22, 2019

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

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. Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Department of Health off...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 22, 2019

PLEASE DONATE BLOOD - NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ISSUES URGENT CALL FOR DONORS

REGION’S BLOOD SUPPLY HAS NEVER BEEN LOWER Critical blood shortage stems from decline in donor base                      and increased de...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 21, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD CONGRATULATES GIRL SCOUTS ON ACHIEVING BRONZE AWARD

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford recently attended the Girl Scouts Bronze Awards ceremony for Girl Scout Troops #2356 and #2235.  The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. Congratulations to our new Bro...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 16, 2019

MINORITY CAUCUS FAILS TO OVERRIDE VETO OF “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Earlier this Summer, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature introduced a number of bills meant to help improve fairness and transparency in the County Executive’s Assessment Process. After passing the full Legislature, the County E...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: October 9, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD HONORED AS 2019 WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford was recently honored by Assemblywoman Missy Miller when she was chosen as a 2019 Woman of Distinction.

“Thank you Assemblywoman Miller for selecting me as one of your honorees. I was proud to have shared in th...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: September 23, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD JOINS WITH FABIEN COUSTEAU OCEAN LEARNING CENTER TO CLEAN UP OUR BEACHES

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford was proud to participate in International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 21st, joining with Fabien Cousteau from the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center, and helped in the mission to make our beaches CLEAN!

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: September 16, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD JOINS COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO ACCEPT WORLD TRADE CENTER SAPLING

On September 14th, Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford joined with County Executive Laura Curran to accept a white oak tree sapling that was grown from the acorns of a memorial tree at New York City’s 9/11 Memorial. The sapling is bei...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: September 5, 2019

SCHOOL IS OPEN – DRIVE CAREFULLY!

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford would like to remind drivers to be extra cautious when driving now that school is open, especially when driving in school zones.

School zones are areas marked off near all schools. These areas usually have slower speed ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD AND THE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS

LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD AND THE 

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER 

SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS 

AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Legislator Denise Ford and the Nassau County Police Department would like to alert the public tha...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Legislator Denise Ford Invites You To Attend The 16th Annual F. F. Harry S. Ford Blood Drive

Thursday, September 5, 2019  •  3:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

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

National statistics have proven that one in three people will require a blood transfusion at some point in the...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: August 6, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD ANNOUNCES PROJECT WITH LIDO AND POINT LOOKOUT FIRE DISTRICT

On August 5th, Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford and the Nassau County Legislature approved a Community Revitalization Project (CRP) to benefit the Lido & Point Lookout Fire District.

The project will authorize the County to executive an i...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: August 6, 2019

BILL TO PREVENT AGAINST CYBER TERRORISM IN NASSAU COUNTY PASSES LEGISLATURE

After municipal Governments around the nation have been struck by cyber attacks, forcing them in some cases to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in ransom payments, Legislator Denise Ford and the majority members of the Nassau County legislature have i...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 22, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD ATTENDS NASSAU COUNTY PBA CAMP ANCHOR PICNIC & CARNIVAL

LEGISLATOR FORD ATTENDS NASSAU COUNTY PBA CAMP ANCHOR PICNIC & CARNIVAL

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford was pleased to attend the Annual Nassau County PBA Camp Anchor Picnic & Carnival in Lido Beach.  “Another great day was ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 17, 2019

STAY COOL AND BEAT THE HEAT!

Hicksville, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran joined Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein and Office of Emergency Management Commissioner Steven Morelli to urge residents to take precautions ahead of potentially dang...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 17, 2019

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

LEGISLATOR FORD ANNOUNCES THAT THE 

NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

 

        • Wednesday, August 7, 2019 • 8:45 AM to 11:45 AM •

Stop & Shop Plaza &n...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: July 2, 2019

2019 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

FRIDAY, JULY 19TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Long Beach Public Library – 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Oceanside Library – 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMB...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 6, 2019

LEGISLATURE HOLDS HEARING ON CROSSING GUARD STAFFING NUMBERS

The Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee held a hearing to address concerns about the shortage of Crossing Guards, and the use of Police Officers to take their place. Speakers included: Jerry Laricchiuta, President of CSEA; James ...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 6, 2019

LEGISLATURE HOLDS HEARING ON DETECTIVE STAFFING NUMBERS

On June 4th, the Nassau County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee held a hearing to address concerns about the shortage of detectives in the Nassau County Police Department, and the possible effect on the community. Speakers included: John Wi...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 5, 2019

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

Date: Sunday, June 23, 2019Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pmBay Park – First Ave., East Rockaway

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

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 5, 2019

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

           • Thursday, June 13, 2019 • 8:45 AM to 11:45 AM •

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

Legislator Denise Ford is sponsorin...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: June 3, 2019

STATEMENT FROM ALTERNATE DEPUTY PRESIDING OFFICER FORD ON THE FAILURE OF THE ELECTED ASSESSOR OVERRI

“The Majority Caucus of the Legislature has been determined to give residents a strong voice during the reassessment process. One step we took was to put a referendum up in November that allowed residents to choose if they wanted an elected or a...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 29, 2019

LEGISLATORS FORD AND KOPEL SECURE FUNDING FOR NEW AMBULANCE IN LAWRENCE

Nassau County Deputy Presiding Officer Legislator Howard Kopel and Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford are pleased to congratulate the Village of Lawrence upon the dedication and arrival of a new ambulance to service the Five Towns community. T...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 17, 2019

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUPPORTS SCHOOL BUS SAFETY STOP-ARM CAMERAS BILL IN ALBANY

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Mineola, NY – On May 9th, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello addressed a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to urge the passage of S45...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 13, 2019

MAY IS MELANOMA AWARENESS MONTH

MAY IS MELANOMA AWARENESS MONTH

As the weather gets warmer and summer draws closer, our thoughts turn toward enjoying some of the great beaches that Nassau County has to offer. Before the summer season begins, I would like to remind everyone that May is Me...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 9, 2019

LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD SPONSORS CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECK

LEGISLATOR DENISE FORD SPONSORS 

CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECK

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford and Christopher Mistron, Director of Nassau County Traffic Safety, offered free Child Seat Safety Inspections, hosted by the Village of Island Park Ma...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: May 6, 2019

PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Legislator Ford’s proposed legislation to ban the use of polystyrene foam (commonly known as “Styrofoam”) containers in Nassau County passed its first hurdle today. The Nassau County Legislature’s committees approve...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 22, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

WEDNEsday, MAY 8, 2019  •  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Island Park Village Hall – 127 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford invites all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 8, 2019

SENIOR SCAM PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

tuesday, april 30th  -  6:00 pm - 8:00 PM

Island Park Lincoln Orens Middle School Auditorium

150 Trafalgar Blvd., Island Park

Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford invites you to an important meeting on preventing scams against seniors hoste...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 1, 2019

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

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

 

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Long Beach City Hall – Parking Lot

Centre Street (off Park Ave.), Long Beach

Legislator Denise Ford is pleased to announce that the To...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 1, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD HONORS CATHY TIERNEY AT THE 21ST ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AWARDS CEREMONY

LEGISLATOR FORD HONORS CATHY TIERNEY AT THE

21ST ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AWARDS CEREMONY

On Monday March 25th, The Nassau County Legislature took the time out to honor Women’s History Month with the 21st Annual “Women Trai...

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Legislative District 04
Posted on: April 1, 2019

LEGISLATOR FORD HOSTING TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT NEW REASSESSMENT PLAN

LEGISLATOR FORD HOSTING TOWN HALL 

MEETING ABOUT NEW REASSESSMENT PLAN

 

Wednesday, April 10th – 7:00 PM

Lawrence Country Club - 101 Causeway, Lawrence

Nassau County Legislators Denise Ford and Howard J. Kopel are hosting a Town Hal...

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