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Posted on: October 19, 2021

FERRETTI AND THE LONG ISLAND ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA CENTER PRESENT: “TRAIN YOUR BRAIN”

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMLevittown Hall – 201 Levittown Pkwy., Hicksville

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti and the Long Island Alzheimer’s & Dementia Center are hosting a memory training event t...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 18, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE PASSES COUNTY BUDGET WITH MAJORITY AMENDMENTS

County Executive has 7 days to Approve or Veto

Mineola, NY - The Nassau County Legislature voted to approve the County's budget, with the Majority's amendments by a vote of 11-8 with all Republican legislators voting in favor, and all Dem...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 13, 2021

MAJORITY ANNOUNCES AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S BUDGET

Mineola, NY - Today, members of the Nassau County Legislature announced the Republican Majority's Amendments to the County Executive's Budget. These amendments add no additional money to the County Budget and put more money back into residents' p...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 8, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SUFFER FROM DELAYS GETTING COUNTY LICENSES

County Cashes Checks, then Makes Applicants Wait Over a Year, Causing Hundreds of thousands in Lost Revenue

Mineola, NY – Nassau County’s Legislative Majority was joined today by angry and frustrated local business owners and contractor...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 6, 2021

“BACK2LEVITTOWN” FACEBOOK LIVE SHOW Friday, October 29, 2021 - 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM

www.facebook.com/Back2Levittown

Join with Legislator John Ferretti and “Back 2 Levittown” host and creator Danny Tighe as we look back on how life was while growing up in Levittown in the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980&...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 6, 2021

FERRETTI IS BRINGING THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO THE 15TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

Wednesday, October 27, 2021  •  8:15 AM to 12:00 Noon •St. Bernard’s Church – 3100 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown

 

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti is sponsoring the NuHealth/Nassau Univers...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 6, 2021

VIRTUAL OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR with NALOXONE/NARCAN TRAINING

Wednesday, October 27, 2021  •  11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

A virtual training seminar through ZOOM 

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose 

Nassau County has been addressing the opioid crisis on multiple fron...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 6, 2021

FERRETTI’S TELEPHONE OFFICE HOUR Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti is hosting a Telephone Office Hour event to address residents’ questions and concerns about County related issues. To participate and make your voice heard, please call Legislator Ferretti at 516-571-6215 o...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 6, 2021

FERRETTI TO HOST A FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021  •  9:00 AM to 12:00 NoonSt. Bernard’s Church (parking lot) - 3100 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly? Nassau County L...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 4, 2021

LEGISLATORS DEMAND AUDIT OF TAX BILL ERRORS THAT RESULTED TAX OVERBILLINGS OF OVER $16 MILLION

Left Uncorrected, Overbillings Could Total $50M by end of Reassessment Phase In

Mineola, NY - An error in the assessed values used by the Nassau County Assessor to calculate the 5-year phase in of a property tax exemption known as the Taxpayer Pro...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 1, 2021

COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES CUTS TO ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Mineola, NY - Today the Nassau County Legislature passed a bill to cut almost $100 Million Dollars in county fees incurred by Nassau residents. This money will be made up with tens of tens of millions of dollars of excess sales tax revenue over the projec...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: September 13, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PROPOSES CUTTING ALMOST $100 MILLION DOLLARS IN COUNTY FEES

Calls on the County Executive to Submit a Budget That Cuts Taxes

The Nassau County Legislature Republican Majority introduced a bill to cut $96 Million Dollars in county fees that would be incurred by hundreds of thousands of Nassau residents. This money w...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: August 5, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Tuesday, AUGUST 24, 2021  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PMNew Hyde Park Fire Department - 1555 Jericho Tpke., New Hyde Park

Hosted by Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Tom McKevitt and New York Blood CenterAPPOINTMENTS ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 27, 2021

CURRAN ADMITS "TAXPAYER PROTECTION PLAN" LED TO MANSIONS BEING CHARGED ZERO PROPERTY TAXES

Mineola, New York – On Yesterday's News 12 "Power and Politics", when asked about multi-million-dollar Nassau County mansions paying Zero in property taxes, A spokesperson for County Executive Curran said "Clearly the Taxpayer Protection Pr...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 26, 2021

LEGISLATURE ASKS FOR AUDIT OF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS & VENDORS TO ENFORCE ANTI-BDS LEGISLATION

Mineola, New York – In 2016, the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously for legislation that prohibited the County from doing business with any company or person involved in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement against Israel. The legi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 19, 2021

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MANSIONS PAY 0 PROPERTY TAX WHILE 65% OF HOMEOWNERS ARE SLAMMED WITH TAX HIKES

Nicolello, Majority Legislators Demand Answers from Administration

Mineola, NY – Nassau Legislature Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello today demanded answers from County Executive Laura Curran for a collection of mansions in the County, whose owner...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 13, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN'S REASSESSMENT

NASSAU LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF COUNTY EXECUTIVE CURRAN'S REASSESSMENT

Mineola, New York – The 2020-2021 tax year was the first year of County Executive Laura Curran's reassessment. That year saw a record number of griev...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 7, 2021

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021

LEGISLATOR JOHN FERRETTI – 15TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

LEGISLATOR TOM McKEVITT– 13TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

AND THE NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

INVITE YOU TO

AMERICA’S NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021 • RAIN OR SHINE

7:00 P...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 7, 2021

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

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

SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2021 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Levittown Parking Field L2 – Division Ave., Levittown

Legislator John Ferretti is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: June 24, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HELPS NASSAU SENIOR WHO WAS DECLARED DEAD BY NASSAU COUNTY GET REIMBURSED

As the result of an error made by the Nassau County Department of Assessment, Ann Mazze was incorrectly declared dead by the county, causing her to lose her Enhanced STAR recipient status, other tax exemptions, and pay thousands of dollars extra in taxes....

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 11, 2021

LEGISLATURE PASSED BILL APPROVING SCHOOL BUS STOP-ARM CAMERAS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

The Nassau County Legislature Committees passed legislation to implement school bus STOP-arm cameras by September 2021. The legislation passed unanimously though the Public Safety, Finance and Rules committees.  This legislation comes after month...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 6, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN WANTAGH

 

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Wantagh High School – 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

  

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti is joining with Legislators Steve Rhoads and Tom McKevitt, the Nassau Coun...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 6, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO STATE: KILL THE GAS TAX

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today announced its strong opposition to a bill under consideration in Albany that will raise gas taxes a whopping 55 cents to 98.12 cents per gallon, which will make New York’s gas tax 57% higher than every other st...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 3, 2021

LEGISLATORS DISTRIBUTE COVID-19 SERVICE PINS TO NUMC HEALTHCARE HEROES

On May 3rd, Legislator John Ferretti, Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Steve Rhoads, NUMC President/Chief Executive Officer Dr. Anthony Boutin and CSEA President Ron Gurerri presented COVID-19 Service Pins to Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) hea...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 28, 2021

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR END TO NEW NY DISCOVERY LAWS THAT DISCOURAGE ANTI-ASIAN HATE CRIMES REPORTS

Over the last year, our nation has seen an increasing number of violent attacks on Asians as well as hate crimes in general aimed at people of different faiths and ethnicities. More recently, each week there is another story of an unprovoked attack on a m...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 21, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAFETY TIPS TO PREVENT STOLEN CARS AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

Every 45 seconds, a car is stolen in the United States, which is close to one million stolen vehicles per year. Thefts occur at all times of the day and night and usually happen when a car has been left unlocked with the key fob left inside a vehicle equi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 12, 2021

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS DEFEAT 

ELECTED ASSESSOR PROPOSAL

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ LEGISLATIVE DEMOCRATS REFUSE TO ALLOW PUBLIC TO VOTE ON ISSUE

Mineola, New York – Earlier this year, the Nassau County Legislative Majority filed a bill to ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 30, 2021

LEGISLATURE ADVOCATES FOR FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP ORGANIZATIONS WITH EVENT SPACES

As part of the Federal Government's American Rescue Act, Nassau County will receive almost 400 million dollars to be used for COVID-19 relief. Today, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello joined with other elected official...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 22, 2021

FERRETTI ATTENDS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR HARMONY EARLY LEARNING CENTER

Nassau County Legislator Ferretti was happy to welcome Allison Ulin, Owner and Director of the Harmony Early Learning Center, to the Wantagh community at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, March 18, 2021 and was joined by Nassau County Legislator Tom ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 12, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS SEEK ALLOWING SCHOOLS TO DECIDE ON RESTORING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Fueled by the increasing availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and a continued decline in the rate of infections, the Nassau County Legislative Majority is calling on New York State leaders to lift restrictions and allow individual districts full discretio...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 11, 2021

FERRETTI ANNOUNCES “BENNY’S LAW” DANGEROUS DOG REGISTRY SIGNED INTO LAW

Nassau Legislator John Ferretti today expressed relief and gratitude after “Benny’s Law,” new legislation that will create a dangerous dog registry and notification system, was signed into law by the County Executive. &nb...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 8, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI JOINS IN CELBRATION OF MRS. HELEN DOWD’S 100TH BIRTHDAY

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti, along with Hempstead Town Clerk Kate Murray, Legislator Denise Ford, St. Bernard’s Catholic Daughters, family members, friends and neighbors had a fun afternoon celebrating, congratulating and wishing Mrs....

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 5, 2021

COVID-19 MEMORIAL AT EISENHOWER PARK PROPOSED BY NASSAU LEGISLATORS

 

Mineola, NY – As a way to honor and remember those who perished from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has introduced a resolution to establish a permanent memorial at Eisenhower Park. The measure w...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 24, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HELPS CUB SCOUT PACK 330 EARN THEIR ARROW OF LIGHT RANK

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently had the pleasure of meeting with Cub Scout Pack 330 to help them earn their Arrow of Light Rank and cross over to Boy Scouts by fulfilling a requirement to meet a local government leader and learn about thei...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES “BENNY’S LAW”

On November 5th, 2019 Legislator John Ferretti was outside his Levittown home with his family and two-year-old Tibetan Terrier named Benny. While outside, a neighbor’s dog escaped a nearby backyard and attacked Benny. Legislator Ferretti, along ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.&am...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 7, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI CONGRATULATES CLARKE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TEAM

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently presented the members of the W. T. Clarke High School Wrestling Team, Head Coach Mike Leonard Sr., Athletic Director Josh Friedman and Assistant Coach Mike Leonard Jr. with a banner to hang in their school c...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 7, 2021

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI WELCOMES VILLAGE GREEN SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING TO LEVITTOWN

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti recently joined with other elected officials to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Village Green Senior Assisted Living in Levittown.

Pictured above with Legislator Ferretti are Town of Hempstead Councilman Den...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Office transf...

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Legislative District 15
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 John Ferretti is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Co...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 17, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS TOYS FOR TOTS 2020 KICKOFF

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to attend the Toys For Tots Kickoff at Millers Ale House in Levittown on Saturday, November 14, 2020.  Legislator Ferretti was joined by Major Chuck Kilbride, United States Marine Corps and Found...

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Legislative District 15
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 15
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 15
Posted on: October 29, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HOSTS DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY EVENT IN LEVITTOWN

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to join Nassau County Legislator Tom McKevitt and YES Community Counseling Center for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

Shown...

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Legislative District 15