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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes Orangetheory to New Hyde Park

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and the local business community on Friday, July 23 to celebrate the grand opening of Orangetheory Fitness’s...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Birnbaum Performs With Great Neck Rotary Community Band for 20th Installment Summer Concert Series

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) is joining the Great Neck Rotary Community Band as a flutist for the 20th installment of their annual summer concert series. Legislator Birnbaum has performed in the band eac...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Assists Local Girl Scout Gold Award Candidate with Traffic Study Project

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) mentored Girl Scout Katerina Gounaris for her Girl Scouts Gold Award project which improved traffic safety in the community.

With the aim of reducing tr...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Birnbaum, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce Celebrate Grand Opening of Stretch Zone

 

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined her partners in government and leaders of the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of Stretch Zone in Manhasset during a Monday, June ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Birnbaum Joins Great Neck Alert Fire Company to Celebrate Arrival of Brand-New Tower Ladder 826

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) proudly joined the Great Neck Alert Fire Company to herald the arrival of their new Tower Ladder 826 truck during a wet-down ceremony that was held at the firehouse...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Birnbaum Congratulates Honorees at Town of North Hempstead’s 28th Annual Women’s Roll of Honor

(PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) proudly attended the Town of North Hempstead’s 28th annual Women's Roll of Honor Breakfast at the Harbor Links Golf Course on Wednesday, June 16. Duri...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Birnbaum Joins Great Neck United Parent-Teacher Council’s Time Capsule Celebration

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the Great Neck United Parent-Teacher Council (UPTC) outside the Great Neck Library’s Main Branch on Friday, June 18 for a time capsule celebration. Legislato...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Birnbaum Welcomes StretchLab to New Hyde Park

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) 

joined the Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and her colleagues in local government on Friday, June 18 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Birnbaum Congratulates Herricks Girl Scouts’ Gold and Silver Award Recipients

(HERRICKS, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) had the pleasure of joining the Herricks Association of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and her partners in local government on Friday, June 18 to celebrate the achievements o...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Letter from Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum - Thankful for State Action on Gun Safety

DEAR EDITOR:

At the end of the 2021 legislative session, the New York State Legislature passed key gun safety legislation that ends civil immunity for the handful of unscrupulous gun manufacturers, distributors and retailers whose firearms are linked to ne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Great Neck Vigilant’s Annual Dinner Dance

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) had the pleasure of joining the leaders and members of the Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company for their annual dinner dance at the Village Club of Lake Success on June 10, 2021...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Great Neck Boy Scouts Troop 10 Court of Honor and Picnic

(North Hills, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the leaders and members of Great Neck Boy Scouts Troop 10 at their Court of Honor and picnic at Nassau County’s Christopher Morley Park in Roslyn on Sunday,...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Birnbaum Honors Herricks High School Legislative Student Citizenship Award Recipient Heba Ahmed

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented her Nassau County Legislative Student Citizenship Award to Herricks High School senior Heba Ahmed during a ceremony on Friday, June 11.

Ms. Ahmed, a National Hon...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Birnbaum Presents COVID-19 Service Pins to Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented the volunteer members of the Great Neck Vigilant Fire Company with Nassau County COVID-19 service bars in recognition of their courageous and ongoing response to th...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Celebrates Nassau Fire Marshals at Ceremony

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and her colleagues in government at the Office of the Fire Marshal’s annual staff awards ceremony on Friday, June 4. Hos...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Birnbaum Presents COVID-19 Service Pins to Great Neck Alert Fire Company

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented the volunteer members of the Great Neck Alert Fire Company with Nassau County COVID-19 service bars in recognition of their courageous and ongoing response to the p...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Birnbaum Celebrates Great Neck Association of Girl Scouts at Bridging Ceremony

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) celebrated the members of the Great Neck Association of Girl Scouts during their Wednesday, May 26 bridging ceremony. Held in the Village of Russell Gardens Park, more than 5...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes AKT Fitness Studio to Manhasset

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the local business community and her colleagues in government on Friday, May 21 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of AKT Manhasset. Located at...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Birnbaum Attends Topping-Off Ceremony for North Shore University Hospital

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) celebrated the topping-off of the Petrocelli Advanced Surgical Pavilion at Northwell Health's North Shore University Hospital on Thursday, May 20. Legislator Birnbaum...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Thanks Members of Boy Scouts Troop 10 for Great Neck Community Cleanups

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) thanked the members of Great Neck Boy Scouts Troop 10 for their dedication to keeping the community clean and green. On Saturday, May 15, members of the troop cleared litter ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Birnbaum Attends Destination: Great Neck’s Multi-Faceted West Egg Street Fest Event

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) attended the West Egg Street Fest in Great Neck on Sunday, May 16. During a daylong event hosted by Destination: Great Neck, Legislator Birnbaum and the community took part i...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Birnbaum Recognizes Keller Williams Realty Gold Coast for ‘Red Day’ Philanthropy

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Keller Williams Realty Gold Coast on Thursday, May 13 for their annual Red Day event - an observance held each year by Keller Williams agencies to promote local communi...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Bynoe, Drucker, and Birnbaum Remind County’s TPVA Agency: Bus Camera Initiative

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - As Nassau County took another important step toward implementing a bus-camera program that will make roads safer for students and families in the upcoming school year, Nassau County Legislators Siela A. Bynoe (D - Westbury) Arnold W. Dru...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Birnbaum and Curran Celebrate Renaming of Headquarters William J. Willett

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) proudly joined members of the Willett family, County Executive Laura Curran, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, and her colleagues in government on Tuesday, ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Joins Herricks Student Volunteers for “Herricks Earth Day Clean-Up”

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - In observance of Earth Day, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Herricks High School student Pranati Patnam and student volunteers on the grassy area adjacent to Nassau County Storm Water Basin 130 in...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Visits Searingtown School

(ALBERTSON, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) recognized youngsters at Herricks School District’s Searingtown School on Wednesday, April 14 for their contributions to their recent Poetry Day observance. Students...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Ellen W. Birnbaum Donates Hand Sanitizer to St. Aloysius R.C. Church’s Interfaith Food Pantry

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) visited the St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church in Great Neck on Thursday, April 1 to deliver a donation of 100 two-ounce bottles of hand sanitizer. The St. Aloysius Interfait...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Birnbaum Attends Interfaith Candlelight Vigil for Atlanta Victims and All Victims of Hate

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) on Thursday, April 1 gathered with her colleagues in government and leaders from across Nassau County for an interfaith candlelight vigil on the front steps of the Theodore Roos...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Birnbaum Attends Walkout Ceremony Honoring Retiring Sixth Precinct Inspector Michael Holfester

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum attended the retirement walkout ceremony for Inspector Michael Holfester, Commanding Officer of the Nassau County Police Department’s Sixth Precinct, on Thursday, March 25, where she...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Birnbaum Thanks Lakeville Estates Civic Association for Bicycle Donation to NCPD Foundation

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) was pleased to join County Executive Laura Curran, other colleagues in government, leaders of the Lakeville Estates Civic Association of New Hyde Park, and the NCPD Founda...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Birnbaum Secures Passage of Inter-Municipal Agreement for County to Fund Great Neck Water Pollution

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) secured passage of an inter-municipal agreement (IMA) on Monday, March 22 that clears the way for $150,000 in capital plan funding to be allocated to the Great Neck Water Pol...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Legislator Birnbaum Joins Great Neck Cub Scout Troop 178 for its Annual Pinewood Derby

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Great Neck Cub Scout Pack 178 and students from Great Neck’s Elementary Remote Program (ERP) at the Parkwood Aquatic Center in Great Neck on Saturday, March ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Birnbaum Joins ‘Stand Up to Hate’ Rally To Condemn Violence Against Asian Americans

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) -  In response to an alarming increase in bias incidents and violence against Asian Americans, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) proudly supported “Stand Up to Hate,” a rally that drew hundreds to the fro...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Searingtown School Welcomes Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum as Virtual Guest Reader

(ALBERTSON, N.Y.) – Through the power of video chat technology, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) “visited” the Herricks School District’s Searingtown School in Albertson on Wedne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Birnbaum Celebrates Lunar New Year with Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) visited Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to ring in the Lunar New Year with the Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club.

Volunteers distributed goodie bags an...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum, Village of Kings Point Announce County Support for Tree Replanting

(KINGS POINT, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) and leaders of the Village of Kings Point have announced that a County-funded portion of the Village’s ongoing tree replanting initiative is complete.

Through an in...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Birnbaum Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshhops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community tax grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their property taxe...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Birnbaum Applauds Great Neck Water Pollution Control District for Successful, ‘Shed the Meds'

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) thanked the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District for hosting a successful COVID-safe “Shed-The-Meds” event at their East Shore Road location on Sun...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Joins Town’s ‘Mask Up North Hempstead’ Campaign

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) partnered with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Town Council Members Lee Seeman and Veronica Lurvey, and an array of Great Neck mayors to support the Town&am...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Secures Grant for Gold Coast Arts Center

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) recently secured a grant from the County’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund to support the programming of the Great Neck-based Gold Coast Arts Center.

 

Grant ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Supports Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department’s Blood Drive

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) – To help address the urgent blood shortage caused by a decrease in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) participated in Manhasset – Lakeville F...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Secures $30,000 for Upgrades to Kensington Village Green

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) has secured passage of a $30,000 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant for the Incorporated Village of Kensington. The Village will utilize those funds to install automat...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Birnbaum Thanks Sephardic Heritage Alliance, Inc. For its Ongoing Community Meal Delivery Program

Legislator Birnbaum, right, is pictured with SHAI board member Parvaneh Khodadadian
at the Great Neck Social Center prior to a meal delivery on Wednesday, July 22.
PHOTO CREDIT - Office of Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassa...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Announces Approved Contract for Cutter Mill Road/Bayview Ave Bridge

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) announced that the Rules Committee of the Nassau County Legislature voted on Monday, July 13 to enter a $587,560 professional engineering design services with KS Engineers, P.C....

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