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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Birnbaum Joins Curran to Commemorate Juneteenth at Manhasset’s AME Zion Church

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran at the historic Lakeville AME Zion Church in Manhasset to commemorate Juneteenth.Juneteenth is the oldest nationally recognized cel...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Applauds Great Neck Community for Donating Thousands of Masks to Nassau

From left, Nassau County Police Department Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Office of Asian American Affairs Executive Director Farrah Mozawalla; Joseph Sakhai and Legislator Birnbaum on Friday, May 8.

(GREAT NECK and MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator E...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Recognizes ‘Food is Love’ Campaign Founder Tamara Toro for Supporting Frontline

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) – Lifelong Village of Great Neck resident Tamara Toro says her friends in the medical field and a brother-in-law in the restaurant business provided the perfect catalyst for a spark of civic-minded inspiration during the COVID...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Thanks Iranian American Jewish Federation of NY for Distributing 1,000s of Masks

Legislator Birnbaum Thanks Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York for Distributing Thousands of Masks During Drive-Through Event at Great Neck Library

PHOTO CAPTION – Legislator Birnbaum, second from left, is pictured outside the Great Ne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Center Street Elementary School Welcomes Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum as Guest Reader

Legislator Birnbaum reading to Ms. Valetutti’s Kindergarten class

    

(WILLISTON PARK, N.Y.) - Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) had the privilege of serving as a guest reader at the Center Street ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Birnbaum Announces 3rd Annual Observance of Norooz The Persian New Year Has Been Cancelled

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) has decided to cancel the Third Annual Observance of the Persian New Year on Tuesday, March 24.

“In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19), I have decided to cancel the observance of ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Announces Third Annual Observance of Norooz

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) will recognize Norooz - the Persian New Year - in the Legislative Chamber of the Nassau County Legislature on Tuesday, March 24.

Legislator Birnbaum became the first Nassau County L...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Supports Long Island Cares’ Ninth Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) is once again proudly participating in Long Island Cares’ ninth annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge in conjunction with Great Neck House.

Each year...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Recognizes George Abrahams At the Opening of His Art Exhibit in Great Neck

(GREAT NECK PLAZA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) recognized local artist George Abrahams during the opening reception for his art show at Great Neck Plaza Village Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

A retired attorne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Invites Anti-Defamation League Officials to Legislature

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and leaders of the New York/New Jersey Regional Office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) met at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legi...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 7, 2020

On World Read Aloud Day, Searingtown Elementary School Welcomes Legislator Birnbaum as Guest Reader

(ALBERTSON, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) visited the Herricks School District’s Searingtown Elementary School in Albertson on Tuesday, Feb. 5, where she was welcomed as a guest reader on...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Honors ‘Cli-Mates’ as they Advance in Lexus Eco Challenge Finals

(HERRICKS, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) congratulated Herricks High School students Prableen Kaur, Alyssa Lam, Mina Li, Sarah Ninan, and Roshni Patel for becoming Lexus Eco Challenge finalists on Thursday, Jan. 30.

In...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Rings in Lunar New Year With Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) visited the Joy Fu Chinese Senior Club on Monday, Jan. 27 during their annual Chinese Lunar New Year celebration at Michael J. Tully Park. From left, Legislator Birnbaum i...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes New President to Helm of Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) attended the Greater New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce President’s Gala on Thursday, Jan. 16. During the celebration, Legislator Birnbaum welcomed incoming Presi...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Honors Troop 201’s Newest Eagle Scouts

(WILLISTON PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) attended Albertson/Herricks Troop 201’s Eagle Court of Honor at American Legion Post 144 in Williston Park on Sunday, Jan. 5, where she presented Nassau County ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Legislator Birnbaum Takes Oath of Office, Embarks Upon Fourth Term in the Nassau County Legislature

MINEOLA and GREAT NECK, N.Y. - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) was sworn in to serve her fourth two-year term representing the 10th Legislative District during the induction of the 13th Nassau County Legislature on Monday, Jan....

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Invites Residents to Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) announces two upcoming tax grievance workshops in New Hyde Park and Great Neck. During the workshops, taxpayers who disagree with the assessed value of their property can learn ho...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum in Support of March Against Anti-Semitism

Statement from Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum in Support of March Against Anti-Semitism

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Thousands of Long Islanders, including religious leaders, elected officials and citizens, joined forces for the Long Island March Against ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Attends Great Neck Chamber of Commerce Holiday Breakfast Meeting

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Lee Seeman, Program Chair for the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce at their annual Holiday Breakfast meeting at the Inn at Great Neck o...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Birnbaum Celebrates 100th Birthday of World War II Veteran Philip Kahn at Great Neck Social Center

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented a Nassau County Legislature Citation to decorated World War II veteran Philip Kahn as part of a celebration of his 100th birthday at the Great Neck Social Center&am...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Birnbaum Stands with Diverse Coalition to Announce Launch of Task Force Against Anti-Semitism

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck) joined dozens of community, religious and political leaders at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center on Monday, Dec. 9 to announce the formation of an Islandwi...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Birnbaum Welcomes Members of The Transition Network to Theodore Roosevelt Executive Building

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes Members of The Transition Network to Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) welcomed members of The Transition Network (TTN) - an or...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Celebrates Holidays with Zonta Club of Greater Queens

Legislator Birnbaum Celebrates Holidays with Zonta Club of Greater Queens, Marks 100 Years of 

International Advocacy for Women

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the Zonta Club of Greater Queens...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Cuts Ribbon on New Sixth Precinct

(MANHASSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined with colleagues in government on Oct. 31st for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official re-opening of the Sixth Nassau County Police Precinct in Manhasset. T...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes CAPS/Bully Prevention Center to Theodore Roosevelt Executive

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) welcomed representatives from the Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS)/Bully Prevention Center to the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Friday, Oct. 4. ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Celebrates Launch of North Shore TV, Grand Opening of Studio B Podcast Studio

(LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) celebrated PATV - Long Island’s rebranding as North Shore TV and cut the ribbon on their Studio B podcast studio during the organization’s annual commun...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness, Risk Reduction and Community Resources Event

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck), in partnership with breast cancer advocates, hosts a Breast Cancer Awareness, Risk Reduction and Community Resources event at the Great Neck Library Main Branch. Scheduled speakers include...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Commemorates International Day of Sign Languages at Great Neck South High School

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) visited the William A. Shine Great Neck South High School on Monday, Sept. 23 to observe the International Day of Sign Languages. During her visit, she attended an American S...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Free Car Seat Safety Checks at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) partnered with Nassau County’s Department of Traffic Safety to provide free Child Car Seat Safety Checks during a successful event at Clinton G. Martin Park in N...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Birnbaum & Community Partners Host Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Drive for 10-Year-Old Battling Leukemia

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) is supporting a series of marrow donor recruitment drives on behalf of Gift of Life Marrow Registry as part of an urgent campaign to find a bone marrow or stem cell donor for...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness, Risk Reduction and Community Resources Event

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck), in partnership with breast cancer advocates, hosts a Breast Cancer Awareness, Risk Reduction and Community Resources event at the Great Neck Library Main Branch. Scheduled speakers include...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Supports Blazing Trails for Autism Race at Great Neck South High School

(GREAT NECK SOUTH, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) joined the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) to support the athletes participating in the Blazing Trails for Autism 4-mile run/walk at Great Neck South High Scho...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Hosts Free Car Seat Safety Checks at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park

WHAT: To ensure that children ride safely this fall and all year long, Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) is partnering with Nassau County’s Department of Traffic Safety to provide free Child Car Seat Safety Checks in Ne...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Welcomes Nassau Community College President Dr. Jermaine F. Williams

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) welcomed new Nassau Community College President Dr. Jermaine F. Williams to the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building on Friday, Aug. 30. During their meeting,...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Joins ‘Grandparent Power’ Enrichment Series as Guest Speaker

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) is scheduled to be a guest speaker at the second installment of the “Grandparent Power” series at Great Neck House.

Great Neck resident, author and lecturer Francine Spi...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Announces Launch of ‘Grandparent Power’ Enrichment Series at Great Neck House

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) announces the launch of the “Grandparent Power” series at Great Neck House.Great Neck resident, author and lecturer Francine Spilke Epstein pitched the idea to Legislat...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum and Indian American Community Leaders Celebrate 73rd India Independence

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck), the office of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, the Nassau County Office of Asian American Affairs, and Indian-American community leaders celebrated the...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 22, 2019

New Drop-Off Locations Added for Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum’s Expanded Back-To-School Supply Drive

(GREAT NECK and NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D – Great Neck)’s annual-back-to-school supply drive for elementary school children is expanding its reach in the community with two new drop-...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum, County Executive Curran Host Indian Independence Day at the County Legislature

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, and Farrah Mozawalla, Executive Director for the Office of Asian-American Affairs, present a flag-raising ceremony at the Nassau County Legislature in r...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum Joins Nassau County Police Department’s Sixth Precinct

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) and the Nassau County Police Department invite the public to join them for National Night Out at Jonathan L. Ielpi Firefighters’ Park located on Grace Avenue in the Village of Gre...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Great Neck South HS Graduate Katherine Hui for Earning STEM Scholarship

(MELVILLE and GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) congratulated William A. Shine Great Neck South High School graduate Katherine Hui on Tuesday, July 16 for earning a STEM scholarship from H2M Architects + Engin...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Joins Great Neck Rotary Community Band for 19th Summer Concert Series

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) will perform with the Great Neck Rotary Community Band for their 19th annual summer concert series. Legislator Birnbaum will be playing flute in the ensemble for the 19th consecutive year. ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum Honors Great Neck South High School’s Nassau County Champion Fencing Teams

(MINEOLA and GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) welcomed the fencers from William A. Shine Great Neck South High School to the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Monday, June 24 to celebra...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Salutes Chinese Association's Lily Wang Community Service Award Recipients

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D -Great Neck) joined the Great Neck Chinese Association for their annual picnic party at Steppingstone Park on June 9th. During the gathering, she recognized this year’s recipient...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Lakeville Estates Civic Association Scholarship Recipient Samantha Coope

(NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) recently honored Samantha Coope, recipient of a scholarship sponsored by the Lakeville Estates Civic Association of New Hyde Park. Legislator Birnbaum presented a Nassau C...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Student Citizenship Award Recipient Amanda Vargas

(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 Amanda Vargas during a ceremony on Friday, June 14.

Ms. Vargas, a National ...

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Student Citizenship Award Recipient Dani Fisher

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented her Nassau County Legislative Student Citizenship Award to Great Neck South High School senior Dani Fisher during a ceremony on Tuesday, June 4.

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Legislative District 10
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Legislator Birnbaum Honors Student Citizenship Award Recipient Lucien Wostenholme

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D - Great Neck) presented her Nassau County Legislative Student Citizenship Award to John L. Miller Great Neck North High School student Lucien Wostenholme during a ceremony on Monday, June ...

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