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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Manorhaven Boulevard Road Resurfacing Project Moving Forward, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Announces

(MANORHAVEN, N.Y.) - The Rules committee of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, May 10 to advance the Manorhaven Boulevard road resurfacing project by approving a $3,590,062 resurfacing construction contract with J. Anthony Enterpri...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Urgent Effort to Find Kidney Donor for Mother of Triplets

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) is joining the Jepp family, LiveOnNY and local organ donation advocates in an urgent search for a living donor for Vivian, who has endured years of dialysis and two previous attempts at transp...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

County Executive Curran, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Commemorate National Donate Life Month

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) joined LiveOnNY and organ donors and recipients to commemorate April as National Donate Life Month during a dome-lighting ceremony at the...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures $85K in Funding for New Baseball Field

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) has secured passage of an inter-municipal agreement (IMA) that will deliver $85,000 in capital funding to the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff for the renovation of two ba...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

County Executive Curran, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Commemorate National Donate Life Month

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) will join LiveOnNY and organ donors and recipients to commemorate April as National Donate Life Month during a dome-lighting ceremony thi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Updates North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Members During Monthly Meeting

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at The View in Glen Cove during their monthly meeting at The View Grill in Glen Cove on Wednesday, April 7.

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Thanks Colleagues for Supporting Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) thanked her Legislature colleagues for facilitating the delivery of $16,000 in funding to the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve. Under the updated terms of an intermunicipa...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Recognizes Peter & Jeri Dejana Foundation for $50K Donation to Baxter’s Pond

(BAXTER ESTATES, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the President of the Baxter’s Pond Foundation and her colleagues in local government on Thursday, March 25 for the presentation of a $50,000 donation ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Named to County Executive Curran’s COVID-19 Economic Advisory Council

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) has been named to County Executive Laura Curran’s COVID-19 Economic Advisory Council, an entity that will be tasked with advising County officials on the best and &...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

DeRiggiWhitton Commemorates Transfer of Glen Cove Volunteer FD Ladder 5211 Truck to Dublin, Ireland

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) proudly joined leaders of the Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department, Glen Cove Mayor Timothy Tenke, members of the Glen Cove City Council and the community on Wednesday, Marc...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Celebrates 75th Birthday of Order Sons of Italy President Anthony Naccarato

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) recently joined in the celebration of the 75th birthday of Anthony Naccarato, President of the New York State Grand Order Sons and Daughters of Italy In America. &ldquo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

St. Hyacinth’s Clinic a Model for COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Ups

DEAR EDITOR:

On Thursday, March 4, approximately 500 Glen Cove-area residents - 400 seniors and 100 additional eligible residents that work in our schools - received COVID-19 vaccines during a pop-up clinic at St. Hyacinth’s R. C. Church in Glen ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton, and Partners Encourage NY American Water Ratepayers to Attend Feb. 23 Meeting

(SEA CLIFF and GLEN HEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and her state and local government colleagues are encouraging Sea Cliff Water District customers to weigh in on the issue of public water during an upcoming N...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Nassau Legislature Retains Consultant to Conduct NCPD Public Safety Communications Review

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Rules committee voted unanimously on Monday, Jan. 11 to approve a one-year contract with APCO International, which will be tasked with conducting a public safety communications review ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Whitton Invites Residents to Support Port Washington Community Chest’s Lunar New Year Fundraiser

(PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) invites residents to join her in supporting local families and restaurants through the Port Washington Community Chest’s inaugural “Give...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Whitton Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Free Virtual Community Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) 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 ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Sewer Upgrades Protect Residents and Waterways

Nassau County approves approximately $12.2 million for treatment plant work

GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Rules committee unanimously approved contracts on Monday, Jan. 11 that will clear the way for the Glen Cove ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Curran, Northwell Health to Announce Opening of Vaccine Distribution Center

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) on Monday, Jan. 4 joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Michael Dowling, President and CEO of Northwell Health, to announce the opening of a COVID-19 vaccine dist...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Full Restoration of $95,000 Grant for Friends of Cedarmere, Inc.

(ROSLYN HARBOR, N.Y.) - (MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) announced that a $95,000 Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund grant for Friends of Cedarmere, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the Roslyn Ha...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Legislator Whitton Thanks Supporters for Smashing Donation Records at Nassau Coliseum Toys for Tots

(UNIONDALE and GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Thousands of donors streamed through the parking lot of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to support a drive-through Toys for Tots drive on Sunday, Dec. 6 - shattering one-day donation records as Nassau County residents s...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Applauds North Shore Hispanic Chamber for Hosting Successful Thanksgiving Event

(GLEN HEAD, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for their drive-through Thanksgiving food distribution event outside North Shore High School in Glen Head on Saturday, N...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Salutes Island Harvest for Hosting Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Event

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined with Island Harvest on Thursday, Nov. 19 to host a turkey and food distribution event at the Butler Street senior apartments in Gl...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton: Additional Properties to Gain Sewer Service Through Sea Cliff Expansion

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) is announcing that additional properties will be connected to sanitary sewers as part of the Village of Sea Cliff’s ongoing $8-million sewer expansion project - a...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

From the Desk of Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton

Advancing initiatives that protect and enhance the health and safety of Nassau County residents is among the most rewarding work that I have the privilege of doing as a Legislator. These initiatives have never been as important as they are amidst the ongo...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton, NCPBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event in Glen Cove

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) partnered with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association (PBA) to distribute more than 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies during a back-to-school event in Gl...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins County Executive Curran, Glen Cove Mayor Tenke for Tour of Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

 

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and City of Glen Cove Mayor Timothy...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures Funding for Thermal Cameras Sea Cliff

Sea Cliff to Receive Nearly $30,000 for Life-Saving Equipment

 

 

 

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) has secured passage of a $29,800 Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grant for...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton, Nassau County PBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton, Nassau County PBA Distribute School Supplies During Back-to-School Event in Glen Cove

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) partnered with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Associat...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Partners in Government, Glen Cove City Harbor Patrol, For Harbor Tour

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Partners in Government, Glen Cove City Harbor Patrol, For Harbor Tour Aboard Sgt. James B. Middleton Vessel

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend on Thursday, Sept. 3, Nassau County Legislator ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Announces Completion of Glenwood Landing Road Repaving Projects

PHOTO CREDIT - Photo by Peter M. Budraitis

(GLENWOOD LANDING, N.Y.) - A pair of key repaving projects in Glenwood Landing that Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) advocated for as top-priority road repairs are now complete.

The pr...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Delia DeRiggi-Whitton Responds to PSEG-LI Testimony, Announcement About Isaias Reimbursement Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Earlier today, the Nassau County Legislature’s Superstorm Sandy Committee held a public hearing related to PSEG-LI’s response to Tropical Storm Isaias. Following the hearing, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton (D-Glen Cove), ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

County Approves Funding for Glen Cove Treatment Plant Bulkhead

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - The Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, August 3 to approve additional funding for a new marine bulkhead that runs along the Glen Cove Sewage Treatment Plant located nearby Hempstead Harbor.

Several years ago, initial C...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

PSEG-LI Must Answer for Isaias Failures

DEAR EDITOR:

Before the major storm knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders, the electric company promised that they were prepared. Then, the website for reporting power outages crashed and the phone lines jammed, text messages and ap...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Supports Glen Cove Downtown BID’s Virtual Downtown Sounds Concert Series

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - The shows will go on in downtown Glen Cove - but from a distance.

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) visited Glen Cove’s downtown restaurant district on Friday, July 24 for the first night of the Vi...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Supports Glen Cove Downtown BID’s Virtual Downtown Sounds Concert Series

GLEN COVE, N.Y. - The shows will go on in downtown Glen Cove - but from a distance.

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) visited Glen Cove’s downtown restaurant district on Friday, July 24 for the first night of the Virt...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

DeRiggi-Whitton Meets with Village of Sea Cliff Officials As Work on $8Million Sewer Upgrade

(SEA CLIFF, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) met with Village of Sea Cliff officials on Friday, May 29 to observe the initial stages of an approximately $8-million sewer infrastructure upgrade project.

In total, the pr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Secures $95,000 Hotel-Motel Grant for Friends of Cedarmere, Inc.

(ROSLYN HARBOR, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) secured a $95,000 grant from the County’s Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax fund to support the Friends of Cedarmere in their ongoing mission to preserve the Roslyn H...

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