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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 3, 2022

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ATTENDS MINEOLA VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORP DEDICATION

The Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corp (MVAC) dedicated their new ambulance with a ceremonial “wetdown.” The new ambulance is dedicated to charter member and past president Frank Nedelka, who passed away in April 2020.  The memb...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO TO HOST A FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022  •  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Clinton G. Martin Park – New Hyde Park Rd. & Marcus Ave., NHP

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly? Presiding Office...

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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 26, 2022

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS NASSAU COUNTY’S REGENERON FINALISTS

The Nassau County Legislature honored Nassau County’s Regeneron finalists. 5 Nassau County high school seniors were among the 40 finalists chosen in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2022 competition, and many more were among the runner ups. T...

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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 7, 2022

MINEOLA LIBRARY CELEBRATES NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

National Library Week is celebrated the first full week of April every year and is meant to thank the many great librarians and library workers who enhance our lives through the services they provide. On April 6th, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello join...

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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: 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 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

EDUCATION ASSISTANCE CORPORATION HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING AT NEW OFFICES

The EAC recently celebrated the opening of its new offices in the heart of Nassau County with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Executive Director Neela Mukherjee Lockel and Chairman of the EAC Board Richie Kessel cut the ribbon on the new EAC offices at 99 Quen...

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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 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 31, 2022

OFFICIALS JOIN WITH VAISHNAV TEMPLE TO CELEBRATE REPUBLIC OF INDIA DAY

Nassau County Legislature Presiding officer Richard Nicolello joined with North Hempstead Town Clerk Ragini Srivastava and the congregants of the Vaishnav Temple in New Hyde Park to celebrate the 73rd Republic of India Day on January 26th. The celebration...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Virtual Property TAX ASSESSMENT Grievance Workshops in the 9th Legislative District

Virtual Property TAX ASSESSMENT Grievance 

Workshops in the 9th Legislative District

 

 

to log in to the seminar, go to link on my website:

www.nassaucountyny.gov/ld9

 

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello is hosting two 20...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

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

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello has teamed up with the United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive. New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 13TH

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, DECEMBER 9, 2021  •  1:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Manhasset/Lakeville Fire Dept. – Company 2 Firehouse (behind Macy’s)

2 Community Drive East, Manhasset

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolel...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

NICOLELLO IS BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO THE 9TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

• Monday, November 29, 2021  •  8:15 AM to 12:00 Noon •Clinton G. Martin Park – NHP Rd. & Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is sponsoring the NuHealth/Nassau University Me...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE PASSES COUNTY BUDGET WITH MAJORITY AMENDMENTS

County Executive has 7 days to Approve or Veto

Mineola, NY - The Nassau County Legislature voted to approve the County's budget, with the Majority's amendments by a vote of 11-8 with all Republican legislators voting in favor, and all Dem...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

MAJORITY ANNOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S BUDGET

Mineola, NY - Today, members of the Nassau County Legislature announced the Republican Majority's Amendments to the County Executive's Budget. These amendments add no additional money to the County Budget and put more money back...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SUFFER FROM DELAYS GETTING COUNTY LICENSES

County Cashes Checks, then Makes Applicants Wait Over a Year, Causing Hundreds of thousands in Lost Revenue

Mineola, NY – Nassau County’s Legislative Majority was joined today by angry and frustrated local business owners and contractor...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS NEW HYDE PARK’S NEWEST EAGLE SCOUTS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS NEW HYDE PARK’S NEWEST EAGLE SCOUTS

New Hyde Park residents Matthew Zaromatidis and James Capodanno of Boy Scout Troop 544 were honored by Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and NYS Assemblyman Ed Ra for achiev...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS JOHN TASSIELLO FOR 50 YEARS OF NHPFD SERVICE

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS JOHN TASSIELLO FOR 50 YEARS OF NHPFD SERVICE

On October 3rd, the New Hyde Park Enterprise Engine Company #1 Fire Department honored ex-Chief John Tassiello for his 50 years of service to the department. Nassau County Legi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

LEGISLATORS DEMAND AUDIT OF TAX BILL ERRORS THAT RESULTED TAX OVERBILLINGS

Mineola, NY - An error in the assessed values used by the Nassau County Assessor to calculate the 5-year phase in of a property tax exemption known as the Taxpayer Protection Plan has resulted in the owners of over 16,000 homes being undercharged on prope...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET THEIR FLU SHOT

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00 Am to 3:00 PM   Mineola Community Center – 155 Washington Ave., Mineola 

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center, is offering free flu shot...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES CUTS TO ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Mineola, NY - Today the Nassau County Legislature passed a bill to cut almost $100 Million Dollars in county fees incurred by Nassau residents. This money will be made up with tens of tens of millions of dollars of excess sales tax revenue over the projec...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PROPOSES CUTTING ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Calls on the County Executive to Submit a Budget That Cuts Taxes

The Nassau County Legislature Republican Majority introduced a bill to cut $96 Million Dollars in county fees that would be incurred by hundreds of thousands of Nassau residents. This money w...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021  •  9:00 AM to 1:00 PMClinton G. Martin Park – New Hyde Park Rd. & Marcus Ave., NHP

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly? Presiding Officer Rich Nicole...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

RESTORED HISTORIC MARKER DEBUTS AT HEWLETT HOUSE

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello joined with Legislators Bill Gaylor and Howard Kopel, Town Councilman Bruce Blakeman, Hewlett House Director Geri Barash and members of the Peninsula Kiwanis to debut a restored historic marker at Hewlett House in He...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Tuesday, AUGUST 24, 2021  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PMNew Hyde Park Fire Department - 1555 Jericho Tpke., New Hyde Park

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, the New Hyde Park Fire Department and New York Blood C...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

CURRAN ADMITS "TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLAN" LED TO MANSIONS BEING CHARGED ZERO PROPERTY TAXES

Mineola, New York – On Yesterday's News 12 "Power and Politics", when asked about multi-million-dollar Nassau County mansions paying Zero in property taxes, A spokesperson for County Executive Curran said "Clearly the Taxpayer Protection Pr...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

LEGISLATURE ASKS FOR AUDIT OF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS & VENDORS TO ENFORCE ANTI-BDS LEGISLATION

Mineola, New York – In 2016, the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously for legislation that prohibited the County from doing business with any company or person involved in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel. The legi...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday, AUGUST 12, 2021  •  1:30 PM – 7:30 PMManhasset/Lakeville Fire Dept. – Company 2 Firehouse2 Community Drive East, Manhasset 

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, Manhasset/Lak...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MANSIONS PAY 0 PROPERTY TAX WHILE 65% OF HOMEOWNERS ARE SLAMMED WITH TAX HIKES

Nicolello, Majority Legislators Demand Answers from Administration

Mineola, NY – Nassau Legislature Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello today demanded answers from County Executive Laura Curran for a collection of mansions in the County, whose owner...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN'S REASSESSMENT

Mineola, New York – The 2020-2021 tax year was the first year of County Executive Laura Curran's reassessment. That year saw a record number of grievances by homeowners of the assessed value the Curran administration originally stated. ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

NICOLELLO AND THE LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA CENTER PRESENT: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

           • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 • 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ATTENDS CEREMONY TO HONOR FALLEN CORRECTION OFFICERS AND SHERIFFS

Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with other elected officials, law enforcement and union officials on May 6, 2021 to honor those Nassau County Correction Officers and Sheriffs that made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The ce...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

LEGISLATURE PASSED BILL APPROVING SCHOOL BUS STOP-ARM CAMERAS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

The Nassau County Legislature Committees passed legislation to implement school bus STOP-arm cameras by September 2021. The legislation passed unanimously though the Public Safety, Finance and Rules committees.  This legislation comes after month...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

Wednesday, MAY 26, 2021  •  9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Mary Jane Davies Village Green – Plandome Rd., Manhasset

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello invites all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO STATE: KILL THE GAS TAX

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today announced its strong opposition to a bill under consideration in Albany that will raise gas taxes a whopping 55 cents to 98.12 cents per gallon, which will make New York’s gas tax 57% higher than every other st...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR END TO NEW NY DISCOVERY LAWS THAT DISCOURAGE ANTI-ASIAN HATE CRIMES REPORTS

Over the last year, our nation has seen an increasing number of violent attacks on Asians as well as hate crimes in general aimed at people of different faiths and ethnicities. More recently, each week there is another story of an unprovoked attack on a m...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Every 45 seconds, a car is stolen in the United States, which is close to one million stolen vehicles per year. Thefts occur at all times of the day and night and usually happen when a car has been left unlocked with the key fob left inside a vehicle equi...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT 

ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS REFUSE TO ALLOW PUBLIC TO VOTE ON ISSUE

Mineola, New York – Earlier this year, the Nassau County Legislative Majority filed a bill to ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO IS HOSTING EVENT - SHED THE MEDS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO IS HOSTING 

A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT

 

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mineola High School – 10 Armstrong Rd., Garden City Park

 

DRIVE UP - DROP OFF - DRIVE AWAY!

 &nbs...

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