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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Drucker Applauds Biden Administration’s Move to Ban Discrimination in Healthcare

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) Earlier today, the Biden administration and the Department of Health issued new policies that bar healthcare providers and other health-related organizations that receive federal funding from discriminating against patients based on sexual...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Supports Island Harvest’s Bi-County ‘Spring Harvest’ Food Drives

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) was part of a bipartisan coalition of his colleagues in government that lent their support to Island Harvest’s inaugural Spring Harvest food drive on Friday, April 30...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 21, 2021

From the Desk of Nassau County Legislator Drucker: A Season of Growth and Opportunity on the Horizon

“Spring is in the air” and “hope springs eternal” - those are two expressions that come to mind this time of year. It is always refreshing to feel the pleasant change in the weather along with the blooming of trees,...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Drucker Introduces Amendment to County’s Human Rights Law to Prohibit COVID-19-Fueled Discrimination

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Fueled in part by the irrational, false, and unfounded association of specific ethnic groups with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, violent attacks and bias incidents against Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increase...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Drucker Files Amendment to Nassau County Human Rights Law to Prohibit COVID-19 Discrimination

What: In response to an alarming increase in bias incidents and violence against Asian Americans in New York and throughout the country, as well as an irrational, false, and unfounded association of certain ethnic groups with the spread of the COVID-19 vi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Nassau County Legislator Drucker Partners with Jericho Cares to Host Successful Toiletry Drive

(JERICHO, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined forces with Jericho Cares and Legislator Joshua Lafazan to host a toiletry drive benefiting local families in need. Thanks to the generosity of local residents, more than ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Drucker Supports Proposal to Restrict Sale of Vaping Products Near Schools, Parks and Playgrounds

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Today, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) announced his support for a proposal that would restrict the sale of vaping and e-cigarette products within 1,000 linear feet of schools, public parks or playgrounds.

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Drucker Invites Students to Participate in Second Annual Judy Jacobs Essay Award Contest

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - In honor of Women’s History Month and the legacy of the late Nassau County Legislator and former Presiding Officer Judy Jacobs, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is proud to announce the second annual J...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Drucker Reads to Old Bethpage Elementary School Students

(OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) met some of his district’s youngest residents during Old Bethpage Elementary School's annual Pick-A-Reading Partner (PARP) virtual story time on...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: March 1, 2021

County Legislators Drucker, Lafazan Partner with Jericho Cares to Host Toiletry Drive

WHAT: Nassau County Legislators Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) are partnering with Jericho Cares to host a toiletry drive benefiting local families in need. Organizers are seeking donations of products like shampoo, soap, ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Drucker Announces Third Installment of LD 16’s Remote Internship Program is Underway

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) proudly announces that the third installment of his office’s Remote Internship Program is underway.

 

During their internship, students will learn about the relationship between p...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Drucker, Afghan Americans of New York Join Forces to Support Family Residences

(OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined Wazma Wardak Hassan of the not-for-profit Afghan Americans of New York on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at a food distribution event in support of Old Bethpage’s Famil...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Drucker Joins Forces with Manetto Hill Jewish Center, Community Partners to Support Food & Recycling

Legislator Drucker Joins Forces with Manetto Hill Jewish Center, Community Partners to Support Food & Recycling Drive

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is joining forces with the Manetto Hill Jewish Center, ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: February 1, 2021

LETTER TO THE EDITOR from Nassau Legislator Drucker on Federal Legislation

DEAR EDITOR:

Last week, U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York revealed that they filed legislation to repeal the federal State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap. This proposal deserves swift consideration and approva...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Drucker Applauds President Biden for Overturning Ban on Transgender Americans in Military

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) – Earlier today, President Biden signed an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in America’s armed forces. Following this morning’s action, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Druc...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 21, 2021

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

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) 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 prop...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Drucker Celebrates Milestone Birthdays of Plainview Centenarians Mimi Cooper and Olga Marcin

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) rang in the New Year by celebrating the birthdays of two Plainview centenarians. On Saturday, Jan. 2, Legislator Drucker joined the family of Mimi Cooper to celebrate her 100th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 28, 2020

From the Desk of County Legislator Drucker: Finding Beacons of Hope During a Difficult Year

Season’s greetings to all! As this challenging year comes to a close, it is important to reflect on the many lessons we have shared and to highlight how we as a community came together and learned to adapt to our “new normal”...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 23, 2020

A Message From Legislator Arnold W. Drucker

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Dear Neighbor:

I hope this letter finds you well and that your loved ones are safe and healthy.The advent of COVID-19 has made it necessary for my office to adapt to the changing needs of my constituents. Since March, we&...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers Invite Families to ‘Chill Out with a Good Book’

 

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with the Hicksville Congress of Teachers to invite local families to “Chill Out with a Good Book” during a new online winter break ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Drucker Thanks Supporters of Annual Toys for Tots Drive

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) thanked members of New York Chapter 2 of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the AARTI Foundation and local Plainview toy store MJ Beanz on Sunday, Dec. 6 for their generous su...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Announces Toys for Tots Drive

 

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is hosting a COVID-safe Toys for Tots drive with hopes of making the holiday season brighter for local families.

Through Monday, Dec. 14, donors can support th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Drucker Celebrates Hicksville Fire Department for Rescuing Woman from Early-Morning House Fire

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined his Legislature colleagues on Monday, Nov. 23 in congratulating Hicksville Fire Department Lieutenant Andrew Niemczyk and Captain Chris Moskos Jr. for their life-saving...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Legislator Drucker Encourages Support for Holiday Food Drives

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) contributed to an Island Harvest food drive, organized with support from Boy Scout Troop No. 423 and ShopRite owner Jon Greenfield, on Sunday...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Drucker Honors Andrea Goldman, Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Businessperson of the Year

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) congratulated Andrea Goldman for being named the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce’s Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Businessperson of the Y...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Legislator Drucker, Plainview Water District Host Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) -  To help residents safely dispose of unused and expired medications, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) partnered with the Plainview Water District to sponsor a “Pharmaceutical Take ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 22, 2020

From the Desk of Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker: Vigilance A Must in COVID Prevention

DEAR EDITOR:                                             ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Enough Abuse – Strategies for Your Family & Community to Fight Child Sexual Abuse’ on Facebook Live

This digital presentation is part of October’s observance as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), in partnership with The Safe Center LI, presents “Enough Abuse: Strategies...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Invites Residents To Tune in for Upcoming Online Tax Exemption Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), in conjunction with community partners at the Mid Island Y JCC and the Family & Children’s Association, hosts an online tax exemption workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Du...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Drucker and Community Partners Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’

Legislator Drucker and Community Partners Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’ - A Virtual Family Storytime with Author Ama Karikari Yawson

 

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview),...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers, and Huntington Arts Council Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’

Legislator Drucker, Hicksville Congress of Teachers, and Huntington Arts Council Present ‘Pajamas and Popcorn’ - A Virtual Family Storytime with Author Ama Karikari Yawson

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Druck...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Drucker Commemorates 75 Years Since World War II’s End at Museum of American Armor Ceremony

(OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) commemorated the 75th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage during ceremonies held on Saturday, Aug. 29 to mark the h...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Presents: ‘All-Hazard Preparedness: Are You Ready?’ Zoom Webinar

WHAT: Amidst a hurricane season that meteorologists predict could produce a record-setting number of named storms, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to host “All-Ha...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Durcker's Proposal for Transgender Civil Rights Protections in Nassau County’s Human Rights Law

Enshrine Protections for Transgender Residents in Human Rights Law

DEAR EDITOR:On Monday, August 3, I voted in favor of an amendment to Nassau County’s Human Rights Law which ensures that Nassau County residents are protected from discrimination ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Legislator Drucker’s Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for COVID19

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Members of the Nassau County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday, Aug. 3 to approve a local law, first introduced by Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), to give surviving family members of health care workers ...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Drucker Condemns Trump Affordable Housing Tweet; Urges Residents to Utilize Discrimination Hotline

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Friday, July 31, 2020, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) issued the following statement:

“Our rich diversity forms the beautiful cultural tapestry that makes Nassau County such a wonderful place to wo...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Mid Island Y JCC Host COVID-19 Antibody Testing

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - Nearly 80 residents received COVID-19 antibody testing and cardiovascular screening during a Friday, July 10 pop-up clinic hosted by Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and th...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker, County Executive Laura Curran Celebrate Renaming of “Heroes Way”

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, the George Harrison-penned Beatles classic, “Here Comes the Sun,” has been widely embraced as a hopeful anthem of recovery and resilience. On Tuesday, July 14, the sun shined down brigh...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker, County Executive Laura Curran Celebrate Renaming of “Heroes Way”

WHAT: As Long Island approaches the one-week anniversary of embarking upon Phase Four of its regional reopening, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) will join Plainview community leaders to celebrate the first responders, hospital s...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Drucker Thanks Rules Committee for Backing His Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for COVID

Legislator Drucker Thanks Rules Committee for Backing His Proposal to Provide Property Tax Relief for Surviving Family Members of Health Care Workers, First Responders Who Succumbed to COVID-19

Legislator Drucker’s proposed local law now goes bef...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Solages & Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Property Deeds

Legislators Carrié Solages and Arnold Drucker Introduce Proposal to Establish a Database of Racially Restrictive Covenants within Property Deeds in Nassau County

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Carrié Solages (D &ndash...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: July 6, 2020

County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts “COVID-19 & Your Community: A Community Health Update"

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joins Michael Fener, Executive Director of Plainview and Syosset Hospitals, to present the “COVID-19 and Your Community: A Community Health Update” Zoom webinar. Topics o...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Statement from Drucker Regarding SCOTUS Ruling Establishing Workplace Protection for LGBTQ Americans

“No one should face discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity - or for any other reason.

Through its interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Supreme Court has unequivocally - and correctly - affi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics & Sid Jacobson JCC Host COVID19 Antibody Testing Clinic

Legislator Drucker is tested for COVID-19 antibodies aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics’ mobile testing facility in Greenvale on Wednesday, June 10.

(GREENVALE, N.Y.) - Nearly 100 people were tested for COVID-19 antibodies outside the Sid...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Legislator Drucker and others Present: “COVID-19 and Your Child” Summer Safety Webinar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. (D - Huntington), the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Sid Jacobson JCC in Greenvale to present &ldq...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics and the Sid Jacobson JCC to offer mobile COVID-19 antibody testing aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics’ mobile testing...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Drucker & Others Present “Ready for Re-Opening: Phases 2, 3, and 4” Webinar

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) - With Phase 2 of reopening the Long Island region’s economy on the horizon, more than 100 viewers signed up to virtually attend “Ready for Reopening: Phases 2, 3, and 4,” a Zoom webinar hosted by Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Legislator Drucker, Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics,  Mid-Island Y JCC & Plainview Jewish Center Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

 

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advance...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Legislator Drucker, with Multiple Facilities Present Mobile COVID-19 Antibody Testing

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is partnering with Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics, the Mid Island Y JCC and the Plainview Jewish Center to offer mobile COVID-19 antibody testing aboard Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnost...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Legislator Drucker Volunteers at Island Harvest Pop-Up Distribution Center in Hicksville

(HICKSVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) joined local volunteers on Tuesday, May 12 to assist Island Harvest during a food distribution event in Hicksville. The pop-up distribution center is part of the not-for-profi...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Legislator Drucker, McDonald’s Commemorate National EMS Week with Breakfast for Nassau County Medics

(EAST MEADOW, N.Y.) - To commemorate National EMS Week and recognize the tremendous contributions made by emergency medical services professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) partnered...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Drucker’s Food Drive at ShopRite in Plainview Nets More Than Half-Ton of Donations

(PLAINVIEW, N.Y.) – Shoppers donated more than a half-ton of food and essential supplies in support of Island Harvest’s ongoing efforts to address food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic during Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. D...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury), the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, the Islamic Center of Long Island, Maffucci Moving & Storage and Bekins V...

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Legislative District 16
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Hosts Food Drive at Country Pointe ShopRite in Plainview

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) is partnering with Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury), the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, the Islamic Center of Long Island, Maffucci Moving & Storage and Bekins V...

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Legislative District 16