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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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Legislative District 09
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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Legislative District 09
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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Legislative District 09
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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