Posted on: October 16, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Pedestrian Safety Seminar

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is pleased to sponsor a pedestrian safety seminar which will provide information to the public to help keep pedestrians and drivers safe. Nassau County Traffic Safety Educa...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Back to School Supply Drive

Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) in conjunction with the Manhasset-Lakeville Water-Fire District will hold a back to school supply drive in August for the collection of school supplies for elementary school children. The following...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Car Seat Safety Checks

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is pleased to sponsor a car seat safety check event to help ensure the safety of local children. Representatives from Nassau County Traffic Safety will be conducting this program on ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Mammography Van Event

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is pleased to announce that courtesy of Nassau University Medical Center, a mammography van will once again be present in our community. Women over 40 years of age may be e...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Visits Denton Avenue School and Reads to Students

(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to visit Denton Avenue School in New Hyde Park. Legislator Birnbaum read books to students and helped teach them about their local government.

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Visits Parkville School and Reads to Students

(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to visit Parkville School in New Hyde Park. Legislator Birnbaum read books to students and helped teach them about their local government. Prior to meeting w...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Parvaneh Khodadadian for Women’s History Month

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to honor Parvaneh Khodadadian on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the 19th Annual Trailblazers Awards Ceremony at the Nassau County Legislative Chamber in Mineola. As part of...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Judges Girl Scout Baking Competition

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently served as a judge for Great Neck Girl Scout Troop 656's 2nd Annual Bake Off. Each level of Girl Scouts in the troop had their own category. Juniors baked single layer cakes...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Partners with Long Island Cares and the Local Community for a Pet Food Drive

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is partnering with Long Island Cares, the Great Neck Park District, the Great Neck Social Center and the Herricks Community Center for a pet food drive which is ongoing unt...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Denton Heritage Week Celebration

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently attended the Denton Avenue Elementary School Heritage Week Celebration. The event celebrated the rich diversity of cultures in the community with workshops and performances...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Partners with Long Island Cares and the Local Community for a Pet Food Drive

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is partnering with Long Island Cares, the Great Neck Park District, the Great Neck Social Center and the Herricks Community Center for a pet food drive from February 10, 2017 to Apri...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Tax Grievance Workshops

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is hosting two workshops in January for residents who want to learn how to file a grievance of their assessment with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission. The wor...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Invites Herricks High School Student Government to Tour the Nassau County Leg.

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently invited the Herricks High School Student Government to visit the Nassau County Legislative and Executive Building in Mineola to learn about how their County government work...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Birnbaum Honors Steven Blank and Norman Dawson at a Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Event

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Legislator Birnbaum Honors Steven Blank and Norman Dawson at a Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Small Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast Event

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) honored Stev...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Honored By COPAY

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was honored by COPAY at their annual Kids Helping Kids Fall Luncheon for her work in the community. COPAY of Great Neck is a local organization which helps build strong, healthy fami...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Herricks Homecoming

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently attended the Herricks School District's annual Homecoming Celebration. While there, she met with members of the high school administration and school board, as well as many...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Nassau Community College’s New Student Center Ribbon Cutting Celebration

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently attended the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Nassau Community College’s new student center. While there, she met with the college’s new President, Dr. W. Hubert Kent and congra...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Nassau County POW/ MIA Recognition Ceremony

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently participated in the Nassau County POW/ MIA Recognition Ceremony in Eisenhower Park and helped honor the sacrifices our veterans have made.

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Tours Udall’s Pond in Great Neck

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently visited Udall’s Pond in Great Neck which is located adjacent to the Great Neck Library on Bayview Avenue. Legislator Birnbaum and Nassau County Department of Public Works’ c...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Nassau County POW/ MIA Recognition Ceremony

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently participated in the Nassau County POW/ MIA Recognition Ceremony in Eisenhower Park and helped honor the sacrifices our veterans have made.

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Partners with NYS Attorney General to Offer “Smart Seniors” Workshops

(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) in conjunction with New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will hold two workshops for the public this fall. The program entitled “Smart Seniors,” is a statewide elder...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Village of Great Neck Court Clerk Velma Richardson at Retirement Party

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) honored Village of Great Neck Court Clerk Velma Richardson with a County Legislature citation at the retirement party which was held for her on August 4th. Ms. Richardson served the ...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum and the Nassau County Police Held a Successful National Night Out

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) and the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) participated in National Night Out on August 2, 2016 at Jonathan L. Ielpi Firefighters’ Park located on Grace Avenu...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Invites Scouts to Visit County Legislature

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently invited Girl Scout and Boy Scouts troops from her district to visit the Nassau County Legislature and learn about how their County government works. Upon arrival, the scouts...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Back to School Supply Drive

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) in conjunction with the Manhasset-Lakeville Water-Fire District will hold a back to school supply drive in August for the collection of school supplies for elementary school children...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Tax Exemption Workshops

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Assessment will hold tax exemption workshops on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Great Neck House located ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends NICE Bus Tour

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MINEOLA, NY) – On July 25, 2016, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) attended a tour of the NICE Bus Command Center. She, along with other legislators, was transported there aboard one of the new state-of-the-art NICE buses and accom...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum and the Nassau County Police Promote National Night Out

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) and the Nassau County Police Department will greet the public during National Night Out on August 2, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Jonathan L. Ielpi Firefighters’ Park located ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends REVUP Event at the Viscardi Center

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(MINEOLA, NY) – On July 11, 2016, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) attended and spoke at an event at the Viscardi Center in Albertson to kick off National Disability Voter Registration Week. The presentation focused on the REVUP c...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Astronaut Dr. Ellen Baker

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) presented a certificate to Astronaut Dr. Ellen Baker who was honored at the 8th Annual Luncheon of the Cradle of Aviation Museum’s Long Island Air & Space Hall of Fame for helpin...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Car Seat Safety Check in Great Neck

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) recently sponsored an event to help ensure the safety of local children. Residents were invited to come with their car seats to Great Neck House parking lot and learn how t...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Village of Lake Success Mayor Ron Cooper

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) presented a citation to Village of Lake Success Mayor Ronald S. Cooper at Village Hall prior to his last Board of Trustees meeting. The citation honors Mayor Cooper who will be retir...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Nassau County Fire Commission Annual Firematic Awards Ceremony

(MINEOLA, NY) – On April 27, 2016, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) visited the Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center in Garden City which was the site of the Nassau County Fire Commission Annual Firem...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Congratulates Finalists in Great Neck Library and Shelter Rock Public Library

(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was proud to help honor the finalists in the "Woman on the New $10 Bill" Writing Contest sponsored by The American Association of University Women (North Shore Br...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Greets New York State Comptroller at Metropolitan Commercial Bank Networking Eve

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) and Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Lee Seeman greeted New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli at the Metropolitan Commercial Bank’s inaugural networking event for Great N...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Lois Schaffer for Women’s History Month

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to honor Lois Schaffer on Monday, March 21, 2016 at the 18th Annual Trailblazers Awards Ceremony at the Nassau County Legislative Chamber in Mineola. As part of Women’...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Visits Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

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(GLEN COVE, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) visited the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) in Glen Cove recently. The museum is nestled within the Nassau County Welwyn Preserve and is surround...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Tax Grievance Workshops

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is hosting two workshops in January for residents who want to learn how to file a grievance of their assessment with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission. The workshops wil...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum is Sworn in for a Second Term

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(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was joined by friends, family and colleagues in government at the induction ceremony of the Nassau County Legislature held on Monday, January 4, 2016. Legislator Birnbaum was sworn i...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

Legislator Birnbaum Visits Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

Legislator Birnbaum Visits Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

(GLEN COVE, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) visited the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) in Glen Cove recently. The museum is nestled within the Nassau County Welwyn Preserve and is surrounded...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2015

Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Kings Point

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Village of Kings Point will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to purchase and plant trees along Village roadways to replace trees destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and other recen...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Laura Weinberg for Women’s History Month

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to honor Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition President Laura Weinberg on Monday, March 16, 2015 at the 17th Annual Trailblazers Awards Ceremony at the Nassau County Leg...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Thomaston

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(MINEOLA, NY) – The Village of Thomaston will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to purchase and install new LED lights to replace bulbs currently lighting streets in the Village. The request for...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Saddle Rock

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The Village of Saddle Rock will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to purchase and install new street signs. The request for funding was unanimously approved at a full meeting of the Legislature ...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Legislature Approves Funding for Town of North Hempstead

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Town of North Hempstead will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) for the construction of a comfort station at the Town’s Manhasset Valley Park. The request for funds was unanim...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Legislature Approves Funding for Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District

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The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to procure portable radios for communication between emergency response personnel. The request for funding was unanim...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Great Neck Estates

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Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Great Neck Estates

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Village of Great Neck Estates will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to improve streetscapes...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Kensington

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Legislature Approves Funding for Village of Kensington

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Village of Kensington will be receiving funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to improve street signage in the Villag...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Legislature Approves Funding for Garden City Park Fire District

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Legislature Approves Funding for Garden City Park Fire District

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Garden City Park Fire District will receive funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) for the purchase of an eme...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Legislature Approves Funding for Herricks

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Legislature Approves Funding for Herricks

(MINEOLA, NY) – The Herricks Public Schools will receive funding from Nassau County as part of a Community Revitalization Project (“CRP”) to pave the parking lot on the northwest side of the He...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Sponsors Sump Clean-Up

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was proud to sponsor an Earth Day clean-up of a large storm water basin located north of Hillside Avenue in New Hyde Park on Sunday, May 4th. Local resident Donald Panetta helped or...Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum’s Visits the Great Neck Village Officials Association Meeting

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Posted on: March 26, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Nassau County Auxiliary Police Captain Maria D’Amelio for Women’s History

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to honor Nassau County Auxiliary Police Captain Maria D’Amelio on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the 16th Annual Trailblazers Awards Ceremony at the Nassau County Legislati...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Veterans’ Discount Passes Legislature

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(MINEOLA, NY) – A new law allowing veterans to purchase a Nassau County Leisure Passport (“Pass”) at a one-time rate, as opposed to paying a fee every three years, was unanimously passed on Monday, March 24, 2014 during a full meeting of the Legislature i...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Herricks Intel Semifinalists

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(NEW HYDE PARK, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was proud to recognize three outstanding students from Herricks High School who are Intel Science Talent Search 2014 Semifinalists. These students were recognized during a ful...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Honors G.N. North Intel Semifinalists

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(GREAT NECK, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was proud to recognize three outstanding students from Great Neck North High School who are Intel Science Talent Search 2014 Semifinalists. These students were recognized during ...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Honors ToNH Housing Auth. Board Member

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(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was proud to honor Leslie House for her outstanding work with the Town of North Hempstead Housing Authority.On Monday, February 24, 2014, in Mineola, the Nassau County Legislature h...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2014

Birnbaum Proposes Veterans Discount on Leisure Pass

(MINEOLA, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck), in conjunction with fellow Democratic colleagues, is sponsoring a new law allowing veterans to purchase a Nassau County Leisure Passport (“Pass”) at a one-time rate, as opposed to ...Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Tax Grievance Workshops

Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is hosting three workshops in February regarding the process of property valuation. The workshops will teach residents how to file an appeal of the assessed value of their property if they disagree...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Arts Center Renaming

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(GREAT NECK, NY) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) was delighted to attend the renaming of Great Neck Arts Center in Great Neck to “Gold Coast Arts Center” and the opening of “Wall Works” on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2014

Ellen W. Birnbaum Inaugurated to 10th Nassau County Legislature

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Ellen W. Birnbaum Inaugurated to 10th Nassau County Legislature