Posted on: February 8, 2017

Legislator Kopel invites you to attend a OVERDOSE PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

OVERDOSE PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

Monday, February 27, 2017 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Rockville Centre Recreation Center – 111 N. Oceanside Rd.

 

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose!

 

Every day, at least one Long Islander dies from an opiate overdose. And those are ...

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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: December 29, 2016

Legislator Kopel to Host Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshops

Legislator Kopel to Host Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshops

If you are a homeowner who disagrees with the new tentative property tax assessment on your residence you may dispute the assessed value between January 2, 2017 and March 1, 2017.

You do not have to pay a law firm to file a grievance. Nassau County Le...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 Howard J. Kopel 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 ...

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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 Howard J. Kopel and the Nassau County Police Department want to offer you some safety tips to help minimize opportunities for criminals to...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

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

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Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pmBaldwin Park
3232 South Grand Ave., Baldwin

Legislator Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Toys for Tots - Please help us BRING A SMILE

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

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

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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 prescription painkillers such as Percoset or Oxycodone.  If you don’t think it ...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 30, 2016

NUMC Digital Mammography Van Breast Cancer Screenings

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• Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Oceanside Public Library - 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

Legislator Kopel is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will be coming to our area to provide breast c...Read on...

Posted on: September 30, 2016

Help Save The Life Of A Loved One!

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

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

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Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Valley Stream State ParkFletcher Avenue, Valley Stream

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous ...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Kopel & The Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs Warn Residents:Be Aware of these Scams!

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Legislator Howard J. Kopel 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...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

KOPEL AND GOLDFEDER JOIN TO SAVE LOCAL BUSINESS

KOPEL AND GOLDFEDER JOIN TO SAVE LOCAL BUSINESS

Nassau County Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel joined Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and the Rosen family, owners of Five Towns Mini-Golf and Batting Range, in calling on the New York State Department of Transportation to reconsider a recent...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Legislators Kopel & Rhoads Urge American Water Customers to Post Opposition to the Rate Hike

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Nassau County Legislators Howard J. Kopel and Steve Rhoads are calling upon the New York State Public Service Commission to deny New York American Water Company’s proposed 8.1% rate increase.  You can help, too!

If you oppose American Water’s proposed rate...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Legislator Kopel Announces Job Opportunities for Part-Time Crossing Guards

Job Opportunities for Part-Time Crossing Guards

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel 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 benefi...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

NARCAN OVERDOSE PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

Over Dose Prevention

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose!

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 prescription painkillers such as Percoset or Oxycodon...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Legislator Howard J. Kopel 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 13, 2016

Legislator Kopel to Host Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

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

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel urges all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected on ...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....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 Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollut...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Auxiliary Police Department Gets New Vehicle

Auxiliary Police Department Gets New Vehicle

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

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Legislator Kopel to Host Sanitary District #1 E-Waste & Shred It Event

SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMSANITARY DISTRICT #1 - 2 BAY BLVD., LAWRENCE

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel is offering residents the opportunity to safely and securely recycle unwanted electronic equipment and dispose of e-was...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Legislator Howard J. Kopel Proudly Announces NUMC Digital Mammography Van Breast Cancer Screenings

Mammography

Thursday, May 19, 2016 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Oceanside Public Library - 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

Legislator Kopel is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will be coming to our area to provide breast cance...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Help Save The Life Of A Loved One!

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Posted on: January 11, 2016

Officially Speaking: Coffee and Conversation with…Howard Kopel

Coffee and Conversation

Join us for an informal chat with Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel. Learn more about him, what he does, and about the issues facing Nassau County. Ask questions over a cup of coffee and some dessert.

WHO: Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Legislator Kopel Sworn In for Fourth Term At Nassau County Legislature

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel was sworn in for his fourth term at the Nassau County Legislature on Monday, January 4, 2016. Legislator Kopel and the other 11 Republican Legislators were sworn in by the Honorable Peter T. King, United Sta...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 TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOP

Tax Grievance

Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel is sponsoring a workshop 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

MANGANO AND KOPEL ANNOUNCE RESTORATION OF ROCKAWAY TURNPIKE

       

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Legislator Howard J. Kopel announced that Rockaway Turnpike, in the Inwood/Woodmere area, is being resurfaced as a part of “Operation Restore Our Roadwa...Read on...

Posted on: December 8, 2015

NARCAN Meeting JANUARY 2016

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

Scam alert! Don’t be a Victim of Phone Scams!

scam alert! Don’t be a Victim of Phone Scams!

Legislator Howard J. Kopel, County Executive Ed Mangano and Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations requesting payment via G...

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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 Kopel Passes Expansion of Panic Alarm Legislation Beyond Schools

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

Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter today announced the passage of new panic alarm legislation for places of gathering in Nassa...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel & County Executive Ed Mangano invite you

NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

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NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM
You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Monday, November 9, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PMSouth Side High School – 140 Shepherd St., Rockville Centre

Many of us know a loved one or relative that...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2015

ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS: APPLY NOW FOR PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS

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APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 4, 2016

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 broc...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 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 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 Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hemps...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: September 2, 2015

Alt.Deputy Presiding Officer Kopel & Executive Mangano invite you to attened a NARCAN TRAINNING

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Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel & County Executive Ed Mangano invite you to attend a: NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM
You can save a life of a loved one from overdoseWednesday, September 16, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PMNassau Univer...Read on...

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 in Mineola

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 13, 2015

Legislator Howard J. Kopel reminds homeowners about SEPTEMBER 15TH DEADLINE TO REVIEW FEMA CLAIMS

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 11, 2015

Legislator Kopel and County Executive Mangano Announce Registration Drive for R.E.A.C.H. Program

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Nassau County Legislators Howard Kopel and Denise Ford, 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: July 22, 2015

Legislator Rhoads and Nassau County take on “Zombie” Homes with New Land Bank

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads voted this week to approve legislation authorizing the creation of a Nassau County Land Bank. The Land bank is a non-profit corporation that will buy, restore and market abandoned properties – a.k.a “Zombie Homes”. ...Read on...

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: June 25, 2015

Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer H.J.Kopel Invites You To Attend PropertyTax 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, A...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Legislator Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce the S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Stop Throwing Out Pollutants (S.T.O.P.)

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

Legislator Howard J. Kopel is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollut...Read on...

Stop Throwing Out Pollutants (S.T.O.P.)
Posted on: May 29, 2015

KOPEL ANNOUNCES ROADWORK TO BEGIN ON NY 878

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Nassau County Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Howard Kopel is letting residents know that the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has announced that mid-day, off-peak lane closures have started between Burnside Avenue and Rockaway Turn...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Lights, Cameras...Nassau! May 2015

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Nassau County Declares May as “Melanoma Awareness Month”

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Legislator Howard J. Kopel announced Nassau County’s annual “May is Melanoma Awareness Month” campaign. Spearheaded by Colette Coyne, the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) was formed in 1998 after Colette Coyne’s thirty-year old daughter ...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 23, 2015

Howard J. Kopel is Fighting to Protect our Children by Making LawTougher on Sex Offenders

Fighting For Sex Offenders

New York State’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, recently took away Nassau County’s ability to set its own residency rules on convicted sex offenders.

That’s why Legislator Howard J. Kopel is leading the fight for our state legislators to help Nas...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Legis. Howard J.Kopel & County Exec. Ed Mangano Invite You to Attend:NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

Narcan Training

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Oceanside Public Library – 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside, NY 11572

Many of us know a loved one or relative that may be abusing opioids like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone or Heroin. Unfortunately, many Long Islanders are...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Legislator Howard J. Kopel Proudly Announces NUMC Digital Mammography Van Breast Cancer Screenings

• Tuesday, May 20, 2015 • 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Oceanside Public Library/Municipal Parking Lot – 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

Legislator Kopel is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will be comi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Legislator Howard J. Kopel Is Saving Nassau County Taxpayers $100 Million Annually

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Despite being just one of the entities that collects property taxes, Nassau County is responsible to pay out 100% of tax refunds. Left unchecked, this system has led to $2 billion in debt to Nassau County. I am pleased to announce two reforms that will el...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

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

Pathole Repair Program

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: February 9, 2015

Statement From Legislator Kopel on Passing of Longtime Cedarhurst Mayor Andrew J. Parise

Cedarhurst Mayor Andrew J. Parise

My deepest condolences to the family, friends and neighbors of the great and beloved Cedarhurst Mayor Andy Parise, who passed away at his Cedarhurst home this morning at age 90.

Mayor Parise was a giant and a good friend. He also may have been a Cedarh...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 15, 2015

Legislator Howard J.Kopel attended Oceanside High School's Best Buddies Program

Best Buddies Program

Legislator Howard J. Kopel 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 hi...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2015

Legislator Kopel Honors Lev Leytzan Clowning Program

Medical Clowning Program

Legislator Howard Kopel held a Point of Personal Privilege at a recent Legislature Meeting to present Legislative Citations to members of the Lev Leytzan Medical Clowning program.
Serious Clowning: A Story Behind Every Smile" is the Lev Leytzan slog...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

County Executive Ed Mangano & Legislator Howard J. Kopel Invite You To Attend This Important Community Meeting

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County Executive Ed Mangano & Legislator Howard J. Kopel Invite You To Attend This Important Community Meeting

NARCAN TRAINING:
You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PMEast Rockaway Fire Dept....Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween Remember Theses 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

I...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Tired of Traffic on Rockaway Turnpike?

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If the proposed by-pass to Rockaway Turnpike was built . . .
You’d Be In The City By Now!

ROCKAWAY TURNPIKE RALLYSunday, Oct. 5th • 10:00 am
Five Towns Batting & Mini Golf570 Rockaway Tpke., Lawrence


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Posted on: September 17, 2014

Legislator Howard J. Kopel Invites You To Attend The Mega Jobfair

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
10:00 am to 2:00 pm • Veterans Admission Starts at 9:00 amNassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale

Legislator Howard J. Kopel invites you to attend a job fair sponsored by Nassau County.
All job...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

New York Blood Center (NYBC) Declares Emergency Blood Appeal

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As the region heads into the Fall season, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has issued an emergency blood appeal, reporting that community supplies of all types of donor blood are at critically low levels.

In the wake of this shortage, NYBC has issued an ur...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Mangano, Jewish Community Relations Council of LI Announce Reward Fund to Catch Perpetrators of Anti

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As the Jewish High Holidays approach, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter and Arthur Katz, Chairman of Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island (JCRC-LI), today announced the establishment of a fund t...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Nassau County Department of Assessment 2014 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, t...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

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...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

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

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Legislators Howard J. Kopel and Denise Ford are pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to the 5 Towns area to provide breast cancer screenings for women over age fifty. The screening will inclu...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Legislators Howard Kopel and Denise Ford Will Co-Host A Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

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Nassau County Legislators Howard J. Kopel and Denise Ford invite all Nassau County residents to attend this very important seminar to learn what you can do to prepare your household for the impact of future hurricanes or other severe weather events.

Me...Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2014

PRESS ADVISORY

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When: Monday, January 6, 2014


Where: Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola

Time: 10:00 AM


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

Posted on: January 8, 2014

Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Kopel Sworn In For Third Term

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On January 6th, in a ceremony at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building in Mineola, Howard J. Kopel was sworn into office as the Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer of the Tenth Term of the Nassau County Legislature by the Honorable Jo...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

January is “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 with t...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Long Term Recovery Group Storm Recovery Resource Fair - Oceanside

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014
Oceanside High School - 3160 Skillman Ave., Oceanside4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LONG TERM RECOVERY GROUP STORM RECOVERY RESOURCE FAIRCo-sponsored by the Island Park Business & Residential Chamber

For Residents & Business...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Long Term Recovery Group Storm Recovery Resource Fair - 5 Towns

LONG TERM RECOVERY GROUP STORM RECOVERY RESOURCE FAIR

For Residents & Businesses… 4:00pm to 8:00pm
This is your opportunity to meet with representatives of the various agencies committed to your recovery.

8:00 pm – NYRising Q & A Session ...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 dif...Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Property Assessment Grievance Workshop

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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

East Rockaway Public library – 477 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway, NY 11518
(516) 599-1664

Legislator Kopel will be holding a property assessment grievance workshop for any homeowner who disagrees with t...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Save the Life of a Loved One

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Posted on: March 3, 2014

THE LONG TERM RECOVERY GROUP’S STORM RECOVERY RESOURCE FAIR

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THURSDAY, MARCH 6 - 4:00PM to 8:00PM
Lawrence High School - 2 Reilly Rd., Cedarhurst, NY 11516

For Residents & Businesses…For ALL Storm Victims!!!This is your opportunity to meet with representatives of the various agencies committed to your rec...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2014

NY Rising Application Submission

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Application deadline April 11, 2014

Posted on: March 18, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT
THE NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATUREWILL HOLD A HEARING
ONSUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY OPERATIONS
AND CAPITAL PROJECTS RELATING TO THEBAY PARK SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT
ONTHURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014 AT 2:00 P.M.
INTHE PETER J. SCHM...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 Howard J. Kopel & Denise Ford will be holding a community meeting discussing an ongoing Long Beach Road traffic study...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Nassau County Legislator Howard J. Kopel will be hosting a ceremony to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Ha Shoah, at the Nassau County Legislature.

When: Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:30am

Where: Nassau County Executiv...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2014

NUMC Digital Mammography Van Breast Cancer Screenings

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• Tuesday, May 20, 2014 • 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •
Oceanside Public Library/Municipal Parking Lot – 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside

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

Posted on: May 6, 2014

“Melanoma Awareness Month”

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I’d like to remind everyone that May is “Melanoma Awareness Month” in Nassau County. Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, and causes the most deaths of any skin disease. As the season heats up, May is known as “Melanoma Awareness Month” to...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Blood Supply Needs a Summer Break O-Negative Blood Reserves a Special Seasonal Challenge

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New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for help over the summer to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives need to be scheduled to meet projected hospital demand.

Peop...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2014

Assessment Reform Legislature Needs Albany to Act Now

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Legislator Howard Kopel, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and County Executive Edward Mangano today called on the New York State Legislature to pass a pilot program to establish an escrow fund for commercial property tax challenges. On Monday, the Nassau...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2014

HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE!

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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 emergency is to be prepared ahead of time.

Please do all that you can to prepare your h...Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2014

Fix Rockaway Turnpike is Hitting a Fever Pitch Governor Cuomo to Act - Please join today!!

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Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel is spearheading a citizen’s campaign to call upon Governor Andrew Cuomo to fix and reroute the dilapidated portion of Rockaway Turnpike/Route 878 at the Five Towns/Queens border. Legislator Kopel is grateful for the ...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2014

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 Departm...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Be Cautious of Residential Distraction Burglaries

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Legislator Howard J. Kopel and the Nassau County Police Department advise residents that individuals are perpetuating a series of burglaries and scams throughout Nassau County. In recent cases, individuals posed as utility workers to trick homeowners int...Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Community Blood Drive

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Every two seconds, someone needs blood. Please join Nassau County Legislator Howard Kopel and donate blood to benefit those who may need it in our community.

Your donation will help save up to THREE lives. Our community hospitals need your help, please...Read on...