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Posted on: November 23, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PMEisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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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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Legislative District 13
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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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 13, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PMEast Meadow Firemen’s Benevolent Hall – 170 Maple Ave., East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center, is offering free flu shots for Nas...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the 

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Drive Up – Drop Off – Drive Away

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wisdom Lane Middle School – 120...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: October 9, 2020

DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN BELLMORE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bellmore Train Station – Sunrise Hwy., Bellmore

Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining together with Legislator Steve Rhoads, Town of Hempstead Councilman Chris Carini, the Nassau County Police Department, ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT HELPS UNVEIL HISTORIC MARKET FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

 On August 26th, Legislator Tom McKevitt joined other elected officials to unveil a historic marker at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building to the suffragettes from Long Island who helped women gain the right to vote. The unv...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: July 30, 2020

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Friday, AUGUST 21, 2020  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

East Meadow High School – 101 Carmen Ave., East Meadow

Hosted by Legislator Tom Mc...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: March 24, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES

  • N95 Surgical Masks in unopened container/boxes
  • Eye protection such as goggles and face shields
  • Nitrile Gloves in unopened boxes which have not expired
  • Disposable medical gowns (paper which are fluid resistant or plastic)
  • Shoe cover/booties
  • No-Touch thermometer...
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Posted on: March 3, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020  -  8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Eisenhower Park – Parking Field #3 – East Meadow

Legislator Tom McKevitt is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Col...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 25, 2020

BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS FROM NCPD PASSES LEGISLATURE

After introducing legislation earlier this month to require the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to the effect of cashless bail in Nassau County, and after holding a hearing on the issue on Februar...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 10, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS

The Legislative Majority Caucus will be holding a hearing on the ill-conceived Criminal Justice Reform passed by New York State. The so-called reform has led to suspects charged with serious crimes being released all over the state. In Nassau County, Poli...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 4, 2020

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 2, 2020

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approaching grievance deadline, many residents have not yet received new Notices of Tentative Assessment, leaving them with just a little over a month to...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: February 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 13TH LD

Tuesday

February 11, 2020

1:00 Pm to 3:00 PM

East Meadow Fire Dept. HQ

197 East Meadow Ave.

East Meadow, NY 11554

Thursday

February 13, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 PM

Wantagh High School

3297 Beltagh Ave.

 Wantagh, NY 11793

Tuesday

February 18, 2020

7:00 Pm to 9:00 P...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 31, 2020

LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES HEARING IN RESPONSE TO THE DEATH OF THOMAS VALVA

Following the tragic death of Suffolk County’s Thomas Valva, the Nassau County Legislature announced that they will hold a special public hearing of the Health Committee to assess procedures and protocols of Nassau Health and Social services, to...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT CASHLESS BAIL

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Rose Marie Walker, Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Dennis Dunne and Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association President Brian Sullivan to hold a town...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES RESOLUTION EXTENDING TAX GRIEVANCE DEADLINE

The Nassau County Legislature has introduced a resolution to extend the deadline of the Property Tax Assessment Grievance Period until April 1st.

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approach...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 15, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT 

TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS 

On Monday, January 13th, the Nassau County Legislature held their first committee meeting of 2020, and passed funding for Nassau’s volunteer fire departments...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: January 15, 2020

TOM McKEVITT SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

TOM McKEVITT SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Legislator Tom McKevitt was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk Maureen O&...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 23, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT IS HOSTING A TOWN HALL MEETING IN LEVITTOWN

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Levittown Public Library – 1 Bluegrass Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining with Legislator John Ferretti to host a Town Hall Meeting in Levittown to address res...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 19, 2019

STOP THE BLEED - SAVE A LIFE TRAINING

Legislator Tom McKevitt is joining together with Legislator Steve Rhoads, Assemblyman David McDonough, The Bellmore-Merrick CHSD, Community Parent Center and the Bellmore-Merrick Community Coalition to sponsor the “Stop The Bleed” Trai...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

On Monday, December 16th, members of the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature joined with President of the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Associatio...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM

LEGISLATOR McKEVITT ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM 

On Monday, December 10th, Legislator Tom McKevitt joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature and the family of the late Legislator John J. Ciotti to dedic...

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Legislative District 13
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt has teamed up with the

United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrap...

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