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Posted on: March 2, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO SECURES $50,000 COUNTY GRANT FOR ONDERDONK HOUSE

The Onderdonk house was originally built in 1836 for Kings County Judge Horatio Gates Onderdonk and his family. Almost 100 years later, the home was purchased by Levitt and Sons - the founders of the famed Levittown Developments - and used the building as...

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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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Posted on: February 25, 2020

LEGISLATURE UNANIMOUSLY PASSES LAW REQUIRING NCPD TO PROVIDE QUARTERLY REPORTS ON CASHLESS BAIL

The Nassau County Legislature unanimously passed legislation requiring the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to Albany’s ill-conceived criminal justice reform law. These new reports will p...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO CONGRATULATES MANHASSET REGENERON SCHOLARS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO CONGRATULATES MANHASSET REGENERON SCHOLARS

 

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello attended the Manhasset School District’s Board of Education meeting to congratulate the four Manhasset ...

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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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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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Posted on: February 3, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY FORUM ON ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO INVITES 

YOU TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY FORUM ON: 

UNDERSTANDING THE DANGERS OF 

ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2020 – 7:00 PM

American Legion Hall – 730 ...

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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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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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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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Posted on: January 15, 2020

RICH NICOLELLO SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

RICH NICOLELLO SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS NEW TROOP 201 EAGLE SCOUTS

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS NEW TROOP 201 EAGLE SCOUTS

Daniel Russo, Anthony Giunta, Brandon Aguiar, and Christopher Soo of Boy Scout Troop 201 were recently recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony in honor of achieving the rank of Eagle Scou...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 9TH LD

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO to host property 

TAX ASSESSMENT grievance workshops in 9th LD

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello is hosting 2020 Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshops for all homeowners who disagree with the assessed value of their...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

NICOLELLO DEDICATES MEETING ROOM IN HONOR OF FORMER LEGISLATOR AND PRESIDING OFF. JOHN CIOTTI

NICOLELLO DEDICATES MEETING ROOM IN HONOR OF FORMER LEGISLATOR AND DEPUTY PRESIDING OFFICER JOHN CIOTTI

On December 9th, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature, other e...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Toys for Tots

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 16TH

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

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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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Posted on: November 14, 2019

MINORITY CAUCUS UPHOLDS COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S VETO OF COMMON-SENSE BUDGET AMENDMENTS

Earlier today, the Nassau County Legislative Majority called for a vote to override the County Executive’s veto of common-sense amendments to the county budget. Upon the Minority failing to provide the two necessary votes to override the County ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

NICOLELLO & COUNCILWOMAN DE GIORGIO ARE BRINGING THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO OUR AREA

 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Clinton G. Martin Park – Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello and Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio are co-sponsoring the Nassau U...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO CUTS RIBBON AT GRAND OPENING OF NCPD NEW 6TH PRECINCT

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello joined with other elected officials and police officials to cut the ribbon on the grand re-opening of the Nassau County Police Department’s 6th Precinct in Manhasset.

“Tod...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

LEGISLATORS HONOR 40 YEAR MEMBERS OF FLORAL PARK FD ALERT ENGINE COMPANY

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello and Legislator Vincent Muscarella honored two 40-year members of the Alert Engine Company in Floral Park for their service to the Floral Park community and the Floral Park Fire Department. The two...

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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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Posted on: October 22, 2019

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. Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello and the Nassau County Department of Health offer these Halloween Safety Tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable f...

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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 demand for blood

New York’s blood supply has never been lower, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently calli...

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Legislative District 09
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 09
Posted on: October 3, 2019

ARE YOU PREPARED? HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY FORUM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM

Floral Park Public Library – 17 Caroline Ave., Floral Park

Did you know that the Atlantic Hurricane Season continues from July 1st up until November 30th on here on Long Island? 

Presidin...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Statement from Presiding Officer Nicolello on the County Executive’s Veto of the Assessment Bill

Earlier this summer, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature introduced their “Assessment Bill of Rights”; a package of bills that were put forward after hearing taxpayer concerns ov...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 27, 2019

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ON THE POW MIA EVENT

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello recently took part in the POW MIA Remembrance Event that was held at Eisenhower Park.

“I had the honor of reading the names of some of Long Island’s Missing In Action service personnel last week at...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 24, 2019

LEGISLATURE PASSES ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS

After announcing a series of reforms called the “Assessment Bill of Rights” earlier this summer, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature are proud to announce the legislative passage...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 6, 2019

NICOLELLO SECURES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY DEVICES AT NORTH SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Just in time for the start of school, Nassau County has installed pedestrian safety devices on East Williston Avenue in front of the North Side School. Nassau County Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello worked with school officials, parents, Nassau County ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 5, 2019

SCHOOL IS OPEN – DRIVE CAREFULLY!

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello 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 spee...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: September 3, 2019

PROSTATE CANCER PSA SCREENING PROGRAM

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2019 – 3:30 PM to 5:15 PM

Manhasset Public Library

30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset

 

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello and Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio are co-sponsoring a free prostate cancer screening program along with the...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS

PRESIDING OFFICER RICHARD J. NICOLELLO AND THE 

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER 

SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS 

AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello and the Nassau County Police Department wo...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 21, 2019

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES BILLS PROVIDING ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR POLICE AND CORRECTIONS

In the wake of the 9th New York Police Department (NYPD) officer to die by suicide this year, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Nassau County Legislative Majority joined with members of the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Dete...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 7, 2019

NICOLELLO WELCOMES NEW SEWANHAKA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT, DR. GROSSANE

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello was happy to welcome the new Superintendent of the Sewanhaka Central High School District, Dr. James Grossane, as he visited New Hyde Park High School.

Dr. Grossane, who will be replacing Ralph Ferrie, has experience ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 7, 2019

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE OBTAINS GRANT FUNDS FOR JUNIOR FIREFIGHTERS

The Nassau County Legislature recently voted to provide hotel/motel grant funding to our Nassau County Junior Firefighters and Camp Fahrenheit. The grant was sponsored by the Majority at the Legislature.

Camp Fahrenheit is the only camp of its kind in the ...

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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, Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello and the majority members of the Nassau County legislat...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: August 5, 2019

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ON PASSING OF FORMER COUNTY EXECUTIVE TOM GULOTTA

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ON PASSING OF FORMER COUNTY EXECUTIVE TOM GULOTTA

“It was with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of former County Executive Tom Gulotta. He was one of the brightest and most gifted elected offic...

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Legislative District 09
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 09
Posted on: July 15, 2019

FERRETTI & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

FERRETTI & LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES 

“ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Today, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Republican Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on the front steps of the ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

2019 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Albertson VFW Post 5253 – 155 Searingtown Rd., Albertson

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 19TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM

Manhasset Public Library – 30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset

 

TUE...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Presiding Officer Nicolello Proudly Honors New Troop 71 Eagle Scouts

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Jack Paganucci, John Andrew Saville, and Andrew Comerford of Boy Scout Troop 71 were recently recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony in honor of achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Jack, John, and Andrew’s achievements are the culmination...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: June 13, 2019

MINEOLA FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTALLS 2019 OFFICERS

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello joined with New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra and other elected officials to congratulate ex-Chief Brian Santosus at the Mineola Fire Department Installation Dinner. Completing his sixth term as Chief, Ex-Chief Santos...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: June 12, 2019

NEW HYDE PARK/PARKS ASSOCIATION OF GIRL SCOUTS HOLD 2019 RECOGNITION AND BRIDGING CEREMONY

The New Hyde Park/Parks Association of Girl Scouts recently held its annual Recognition Night and Award Reception, in which they honored Girl Scouts with various awards, including the Bronze and Silver Awards.

This year, the Bronze Award was presented to I...

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Legislative District 09
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 09
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 09
Posted on: June 6, 2019

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ATTENDS D-DAY EVENT AT MUSEUM OF ARMOR

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ATTENDS 

D-DAY EVENT AT MUSEUM OF ARMOR

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello joined with other elected officials, veterans, and community members at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpag...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: June 3, 2019

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ON THE FAILURE OF THE ELECTED ASSESSOR OVERRIDE VOTE

“From the beginning of the property assessment debacle, the Majority Caucus has been fighting to give residents a strong voice on this issue. It's telling that as much as the County Executive touts the reassessment's transparency and accountabil...

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Legislative District 09
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 09
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 09
Posted on: May 9, 2019

EAST WILLISTON FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTALLS 2019 OFFICERS

EAST WILLISTON FIRE DEPARTMENT 

INSTALLS 2019 OFFICERS 

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello joined with Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell and Village of East Williston Administration to congratulate ex-Chief Patrick Theodo...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 9, 2019

MINEOLA JUNIOR FIRE DEPARTMENT HOLDS 17TH ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER

MINEOLA JUNIOR FIRE DEPARTMENT HOLDS 

17TH ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER

Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello recently joined with other local officials to honor and recognize the officers and members of the Mineola Junior Fire Department at their 1...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 3, 2019

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

WEDNEsday, MAY 22, 2019  •  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 their chil...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: May 2, 2019

FLORAL PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTALLS 2019 OFFICERS

Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and Legislator Vincent Muscarella recently joined with other elected officials to congratulate ex-Chief David Maickel at the Floral Park Fire Department Installation Dinner. Ex-Chief Maickel was honored for his distingu...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 9, 2019

NEW HYDE PARK FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTALLS 2019 OFFICERS

Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello joined with New York State Assemblyman Ed Ra and other elected officials to congratulate ex-Chief Brian Sherwood at the New Hyde Park Fire Department Installation Dinner. Completing is second term as Chief, Ex-Chief Sherwo...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 9, 2019

ALBERTSON FIRE COMPANY HONORS CHIEF JANOWITZ AND OFFICERS AT INSTALLATION DINNER

Chief Jay Janowitz and his Firematic Officers: 1st Assistant Chief Joel Melamed, 2nd Assistant Chief Timothy Farrell, Captain Donald McMahon III, 1st Lieutenant Bryan O’Malley, 2nd Lieutenant Robert Steinmann, Captain of Rescue Jeannine Weiss, a...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 1, 2019

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS MARY STEIN AS “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO HONORS 

MARY STEIN AS “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

At the 21st Annual Nassau County Legislature’s “Women of Distinction Awards”, Presiding Officer Richard J. Nicolello honored ...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Legislature Holds Second Hearing On County Executive Curran’s Property Tax Reassessment

Legislature Holds Second Hearing On County Executive Curran’s Property Tax Reassessment

The Nassau County Legislature held a second hearing on March 18th on the topic of County Executive Laura Curran’s Property Tax Reassessment. Members...

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Legislative District 09
Posted on: April 1, 2019

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE TO HOLD SECOND REASSESSMENT HEARING

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE TO HOLD  

SECOND REASSESSMENT HEARING

The Nassau Legislature will be holding a second legislative hearing on the topic of the County Executive’s Reassessment Plan and its impact on Nassau homeowners. All resident...

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