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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Legislator Giuffre Attends Dome Lighting for Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Mineola, NY— On January 25th, Legislator John Giuffré joined with County Executive Bruce Blakeman, County Comptroller Elaine Phillips, Legislators Mazi Melesa Pilip and Arnold Drucker and Jewish faith leaders from around the county to...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Nassau County Legislature Honors NCPD Officer Who Saved Life For Top Cop

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Mineola, NY---On January 23rd, the Nassau County Legislature honored 8th Precinct Nassau County Police Officer Chelsea Penn for her heroic rescue of a woman on a train tracks, who was trying to commit suicide.

On September 11th, 2022, Officer Penn was on p...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Legislator Giuffre Has Safety Lighting Installed at West Hempstead Temple

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West Hempstead, NY— On January 5th, Nassau County Legislator John J. Giuffrè assisted in the unveiling of newly-installed advanced rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFB). These RRFBs were installed in front of the Temple of Young I...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Virtual Property Tax Assessment Grievance Seminars in the 8th Legislative District

 

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré is hosting two 2023 Virtual Property Tax Assessment Grievance Seminars for all homeowners who disagree with the assessed value of their home as indicated on the 2024-202...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Nassau County Legislature Honors NCPD Officer with ALS as Top Cop For December

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On December 19th, the Nassau County Legislature honored Nassau County Police Department Officer Wayne Resnick from the 4th Precinct as their Top Cop for December 2022. Officer Resnick was diagnosed with ALS in April of 2022 yet continued to show up for wo...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Nassau County Legislature Celebrates Italian Culture and Heritage Month

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On October 24th, the Nassau County Legislature celebrated Italian Heritage and Culture Month by recognizing the achievements of Italian and Italian American Nobel Prize Laureates. Joseph Sciame, President of the Sons of Italy Foundation, Inc. and Chair of...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Nassau County Legislature Honors Top Cops for October 2022

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The Nassau County Legislature honored two Nassau County Police Department Officers from the 2nd Precinct for their work in recovering a stolen car and catching a suspect who was tied to multiple car thefts in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. They are the Legi...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Giuffre, Miller, and Ra Work to Get Franklin Square Pothole Filled

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Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré, working together with Hempstead Town Councilwoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, the Hempstead Highway Department and New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra have gotten the huge pothole on Lincoln R...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

The NuHealth/NUMC Mobile Mammography Van is coming to the 8th Legislative District

Monday, October 24, 2022 • 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM Echo Park (parking lot) - 399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré is hosting the NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van to ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Giuffre Announces Food Drive Results

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Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré joined with Island Harvest and PSEG Long Island at their warehouse in Melville to announce the results of their massively successful Power to Feed Long Island Food Drive. The original goal was for 30,000 me...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

GIUFFRÉ AND RA HOST MEDICARE MADE CLEAR EVENT IN FRANKLIN SQUARE

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré and New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra hosted a Medicare Made Clear event at Franklin Square Public Library.

The program was led by Joy Poupko, a Medicare Advisor and an experienced insurance specialist for th...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Nassau County Legislature Honors Top Cops for September

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On September 19th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two Police Officers and two Narcotics Vice Squad Detectives as Legislative Top Cops for September 2022, for their quick and heroic actions in stopping a victim from being murdered by an MS-13 gang i...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

GIUFFRÉ AND ASSEMBLYMAN RA HOST OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré and Assemblyman Ed Ra recently hosted an opioid overdose training seminar at the Franklin Square Library for community members to teach them how to identify the signs of an overdose, how to prevent it, and ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

YOU COULD BE SAVING HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS OFF YOUR PROPERTY TAXES!

LEGISLATOR JOHN GIUFFRÈ’S 2022 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PMHillside Public Library – 155 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH – ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR with NALOXONE/NARCAN TRAINING

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2022  •  7:00 PM - 8:30 PMFRANKLIN SQUARE PUBLIC LIBRARY19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square 

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

Nassau County has been addressing the opioid crisis on mul...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Medicare MADE CLEAR! Learn the A B C D’s of Medicare Coverage

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 20226:00 PM to 7:00 PMFRANKLIN SQUARE PUBLIC LIBRARY19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square

This program, led by Joy Poupko, a Medicare Advisor and an experienced insurance specialist for the senior population, is designed for those who wil...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH ISLAND HARVEST TO COMBAT HUNGER

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello, Alternate Deputy Presiding Officer Denise Ford, Legislator John Giuffré, Legislator James Kennedy and Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with Randi Shubin Dresner, President and CEO of ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN WITH PSEG LONG ISLAND FOR ARBOR DAY PLANTING

The Nassau County Legislative Majority joined with PSEG Long Island to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day with a beautification project in Eisenhower Park.

Legislators along with PSEG Long Island employee ambassadors, planted trees around the Par...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

LEGISLATOR GIUFFRÉ HELPS CLEAN UP HALLS POND PARK FOR EARTH DAY

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré joined with the West Hempstead Community Support Association and members of the West Hempstead community on April 24th to lead an effort to clean up Hall’s Pond Park for Earth Day weekend.&nbs...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

COUNTY LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES LAW TO COMBAT THEFT OF VEHICLE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority joined with Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Upper Brookville Mayor Elliot Conway to announce a local law to provide another tool for the county in its fight against the rising theft and illegal resale of cataly...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

LEGISLATOR GIUFFRÉ TO HOST A FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022  •  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Rath Park (parking lot) - 829 Fenworth Blvd., Franklin Square

 

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

HALLS POND PARK COMMUNITY CLEANUP

   • Sunday, April 24, 2022 • 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM • Halls Pond Park – 831 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead

Nassau County Legislators John Giuffré and Laura Schaefer are joinin...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

COUNTY LEGISLATURE AND TOWN OF OYSTER BAY SEND RELIEF ITEMS TO UKRAINE

On March 31st, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello, joined with members of the Legislature, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joe Saladino and members of the Town Board to send off the region’s largest supply of donations c...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

NuHEALTH/ NUMC MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO THE 8TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 • 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM •Echo Park (parking lot) - 399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré is hosting the NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center Mobi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

COUNTY EXECUTIVE BLAKEMAN AND PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ANNOUNCE GRANTS FOR VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority joined County Executive Bruce Blakeman to announce that the county is creating a program to provide grants for veterans’ halls and facilities. The grant funds will come from federal American Rescue and Reco...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

LEGISLATOR GIUFFRÉ HONORS NASSAU COUNTY TOP COPS FOR MARCH

Legislator John Giuffré joined with the Nassau County Legislature to honor 3 police officers who took a dangerous suspect off the streets who committed numerous crimes, including attempted murder and robbery.

On February 28th, Bureau of Special ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

 

 On March 21st, the Nassau County Legislature held its annual Women’s History Month celebration and honored two Nassau County residents who have been trailblazers in their fields, and dedicated community members.  

The first hon...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES ELECTRIC NICE BUS INITIATIVE

With gas prices surging nation-wide, and increased environmental concerns being raised by many, there has been a push to use more public transportation to both save money and ease our carbon footprint. 

The Nassau County Legislature held a press c...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO HOST HUMANITARIAN RELIEF DRIVE FOR UKRAINE

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO HOST HUMANITARIAN RELIEF DRIVE FOR UKRAINE

Collections Include Medical and Personal Hygiene Supplies 

The Nassau County Legislative Majority has started a Humanitarian Relief Drive to aid the victims of the Rus...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES $2M FOR SEPTIC PROGRAM

Program grants eligible property owners up to $20,000 for nitrogen reducing septic upgrades 

Nassau County, NY -- On February 28th, the Nassau County Legislature passed a supplemental appropriation of a $2 million grant from the New York ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

LEGISLATOR GIUFFRÉ HONORS NASSAU COUNTY TOP COPS WHO STOPPED SCAMMER

Mineola, NY— On February 28th, Legislator John Giuffré and the Nassau County Legislature honored two police officers as Top Cops who stopped a scammer who was preying on a senior citizen in Seaford. The doorbell camera video of the in...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Honorees include Suffolk Police Commissioner and Small Business Owner

(Mineola, New York) – On February 28th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two inspirational individuals for their annual Black History Month celebration. The two honorees, from both ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

GIUFFRÉ HELPS TO PROMOTE HEART HEALTH DURING AMERICAN HEART MONTH

Nassau County Legislator John Giuffré joined with County Executive Bruce Blakeman, Comptroller Elaine Phillips, Legislators Mazi Melesa Pilip and Tom McKevitt, Emmy-Award Winning Actress and heart patient Susan Lucci and renowned cardiologist D...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

LEGISLATOR GIUFFRÉ HONORS TOP COPS FOR FEBRUARY

Legislator John Giuffré joined with the Nassau County Legislature to honor 3rd Precinct Nassau County Police Officers Patrick Castel and Michael Chiappone who saved a five-year-old child who was seen hanging from a second story window of a Flor...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

LEGISLATURE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS DENOUNCE STATE PLAN TO OVERRIDE LOCAL ZONING AND DESTROY LI SUBURBS

(East Meadow, New York) – On February 3rd, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature joined with County Executive Bruce Blakeman, homeowners and many other elected officials from the County, Towns, Villag...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

GIUFFRÉ SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS LEGISLATOR

On Monday, January 10th, John Giuffré was sworn in for the first-time, joining the Nassau County Legislature for the 14th Legislative Session covering 2022-2023.

Former Congressman Peter King administered the oath of office to the Majority Caucu...

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