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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 15, 2021

MINEOLA FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTED WITH NASSAU COUNTY UNIFORM BARS FOR COVID-19 SERVICE

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MINEOLA FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTED WITH NASSAU COUNTY UNIFORM BARS FOR COVID-19 SERVICE

Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello recently presented the Mineola Fire Department with Nassau County service bars to the firefighters and EMS for their courage...

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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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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 8, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS LIBRARY WORKERS FOR NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

On Tuesday April 6th, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello presented a citation to the library workers of Mineola Memorial Library for National Library Week, and National Library Worker Day.  

“Throughout the Cor...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

LEGISLATURE ADVOCATES FOR FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS WITH EVENT SPACES

As part of the Federal Government's American Rescue Act, Nassau County will receive almost 400 million dollars to be used for COVID-19 relief. Today, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with other elected official...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

NICOLELLO PRESENTS NEW HYDE PARK FIRE DEPT. WITH NASSAU COUNTY UNIFORM BARS FOR COVID-19 SERVICE

Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello presented the New Hyde Park Fire Department with Nassau County service bars to the firefighters and EMS for their courage and extraordinary dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“While most of our ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HELPS CUT THE RIBBON FOR THE “NEW” PARK PLACE RESTAURANT

On Friday, March 26th, Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello, along with local elected officials and the New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, joined with the owners of Park Place Restaurant to cut the ribbon on their new location at 1218 Jericho Turnpike i...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY RECOGNIZES SYDNEY SILVIA FOR ORGANIZING SUCCESSFUL FOOD DRIVE

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello (3rd from R) recently presented a citation to Sydney Silvia to recognize her efforts in coordinating a virtual food drive on behalf of Island Harvest. Thanks to the Manhasset High School Junior...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS SEEK ALLOWING SCHOOLS TO DECIDE ON RESTORING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Fueled by the increasing availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and a continued decline in the rate of infections, the Nassau County Legislative Majority is calling on New York State leaders to lift restrictions and allow individual districts full discretio...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

COVID-19 MEMORIAL AT EISENHOWER PARK PROPOSED BY NASSAU LEGISLATORS

 

Mineola, NY – As a way to honor and remember those who perished from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has introduced a resolution to establish a permanent memorial at Eisenhower Park. The measure w...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

MINEOLA CHAMBER, WARRIORS FOR A CAUSE, ALL ISLAND TRANSPORTATION HELP WWII VET RECEIVE COVID VACCINE

Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello recently stopped by the home of WWII veteran Ray Vaz to extend his best wishes to the war hero and thank the organizers who helped arrange transportation to the Javits Center for the 96-year old to receive both doses of...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 25, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOURS

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 – 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is hosting two Telephone Office Hours events t...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 24, 2021

NICOLELLO OBTAINS GRANT FOR NEW EQUIPMENT FOR ALBERTSON FIRE COMPANY

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello recently paid a visit to the Albertson Fire Company to get a first-hand look at new equipment that was purchased through a grant from the Community Revitalization Program, a project administere...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO DELIVERS VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello (2nd from right) recently had the pleasure of dropping off hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to veterans at the American Legion Hall in Williston Park. The annual Valentines for Veter...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

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...
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Legislative District 09
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 23, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Thursday, December 3, 2020  •  1:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Manhasset/Lakeville Fire Dept. – Community Drive E., Manhasset

 

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, the Manhasset/Lakeville

Fire Department &...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 12, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS VETERANS ON VETERANS DAY

(New Hyde Park, NY) – On November 11th, Veterans Day, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with veterans, residents and New Hyde Park elected officials outside of New Hyde Park Village Hall to honor those that fou...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 10, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HOSTS COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE IN NEW HYDE PARK

(New Hyde Park, NY) – On November 2nd, Nassau County Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra, the New Hyde Park Fire Department, and the New York Blood Center to hold a blood drive at the New Hyde Park Fi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 23, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HOLDS FLU SHOT EVENT IN MINEOLA

On Wednesday, October 21st, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello held a free flu shot event at the Mineola Community Center in Mineola.The event was in conjunction with NuHealth NUMC and was open to all Nassau County residents, if...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

COUNTY ASSESSOR ASKS TOWN RECEIVERS OF TAXES TO FURTHER DELAY

Mineola, NY - In a conference call late last week, Nassau County Assessor David Moog urged Town Receivers of Taxes to delay sending thousands of 2020-2021 School Tax Bills because of the backup of SCAR petitions yet to be adjudicated.

 

Aside from ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 21, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING

 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 • 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM •

Clinton G. Martin Park – Marcus Ave. & New Hyde Park Rd., NHP

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is sponsoring the NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center Mobile ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 13, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Monday, November 2, 2020 – 12:00 PM – 6:00 PMNew Hyde Park Fire Dept. – 1555 Jericho Tpke., NHP

Hosted by Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello, NYS Assemblyman Ed Ra, the New Hyde Park Fire Depa...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 9, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO REMINDS NASSAU RESIDENTS TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 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 fl...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 9, 2020

NICOLELLO JOINS WITH OFFICIALS TO DEDICATE STREET TO TUSKEGEE AIRMAN

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with County Executive Laura Curran, other elected officials, community members and friends and family of Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant William M. Wheeler to dedicate a section of Charlies L...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 10, 2020

NEW HYDE PARK STUDENTS PROVIDE SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR FAMILIES IN NEED

Rising New Hyde Park Memorial students Saanvi Mirchandani and Khushi Shah undertook a major project to provide school supplies to needy students returning to school in the Fall. They raised over $5000 via a GoFundMe campaign and coordinated the purchase a...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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