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Posted on: September 20, 2022

NASSAU LEGISLATURE HONORS TOP DETECTIVES FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

The Nassau County Legislature honored two Nassau County Detectives from the Third Squad as Top Detectives for September 2022.

On April 22nd, a man was assaulted at Chuck E. Cheese in Hempstead. He was transferred to Winthrop where he was found to have seve...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 25, 2022

THE NuHEALTH/ NUMC MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO THE 12TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

awareness

 Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 • 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •Ellsworth W. Allen Park – 45 Motor Ave., Farmingdale

 

Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and James Kennedy are sponsoring the NuHealth/Nass...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: August 17, 2022

YOU COULD BE SAVING HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS OFF YOUR PROPERTY TAXES!

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER’S2022 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOPS 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6TH – 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PMHicksville Public Library – 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH – 1:0...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: July 7, 2022

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2022

Legislator Rose Marie Walker – 17th Legislative DistrictLegislator Laura Schaefer – 14th Legislative Districtand The Nassau County Police DepartmentInvite You To

America’s Night Out Against CrimeNATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2022Tuesday,...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 10, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES COVID FUNDS FOR SCHOOLS AND VEEB THROUGH LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

Mineola, NY--- During today’s meeting of the Nassau County Legislature’s Legislative Committees, two pieces of legislation were passed, which will provide necessary monetary aid to public, private and charter schools, as well as to the...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 11, 2022

NASSAU LEGISLATORS HONOR FALLEN NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS

On May 5th, Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker, Tom McKevitt and Denise Ford joined with County Executive Bruce Blakeman, District Attorney Anne Donnelly, other elected leaders and law enforcement officers to honor the Nassau County Correctional ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 2, 2022

LEGISLATOR WALKER TO HOST A FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022  •  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Bethpage Community Park – 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage

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

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 26, 2022

LEGISLATOR WALKER HONORS NASSAU COUNTY’S REGENERON FINALISTS

The Nassau County Legislature honored Nassau County’s Regeneron finalists. 5 Nassau County high school seniors were among the 40 finalists chosen in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2022 competition, and many more were among the runner ups. T...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 14, 2022

COUNTY LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES LAW TO COMBAT THEFT OF VEHICLE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority joined with Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Upper Brookville Mayor Elliot Conway to announce a local law to provide another tool for the county in its fight against the rising theft and illegal resale of cataly...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 11, 2022

KENNEDY PARK COMMUNITY CLEANUP

        

  • Saturday, April 23, 2022 • 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Kennedy Park – Jerusalem Ave. & Broadway, Hicksville

 

Help keep our community cle...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 1, 2022

LEGISLATURE AND TOWN OF OYSTER BAY SEND RELIEF ITEMS TO UKRAINE

On March 31st, Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello, joined with members of the Legislature, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joe Saladino and members of the Town Board to send off the region’s largest supply of donations c...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: April 1, 2022

WALKER IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN BETHPAGE

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 NoonBethpage High School – 10 Cherry Ave., BethpageStewart Avenue Parking Lot (across from Bethpage Park)

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker is joining with the Nassau County Police Depa...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 30, 2022

COUNTY EXECUTIVE BLAKEMAN AND PRESIDING OFFICER NICOLELLO ANNOUNCE GRANTS FOR VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority joined County Executive Bruce Blakeman to announce that the county is creating a program to provide grants for veterans’ halls and facilities. The grant funds will come from federal American Rescue and Reco...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 28, 2022

WALKER HONORS NASSAU COUNTY TOP COPS FOR MARCH

Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with the Nassau County Legislature to honor 3 police officers who arrested a dangerous suspect that had committed numerous crimes, including attempted murder and robbery.

On February 28th, Bureau of Special Operations Of...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 23, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

 

 On March 21st, the Nassau County Legislature held its annual Women’s History Month celebration and honored two Nassau County residents who have been trailblazers in their fields, and dedicated community members.  

The first hon...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 22, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES ELECTRIC NICE BUS INITIATIVE

With gas prices surging nation-wide, and increased environmental concerns being raised by many, there has been a push to use more public transportation to both save money and ease our carbon footprint. 

The Nassau County Legislature held a press c...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 16, 2022

WALKER ANNOUNCES ON-GOING UKRAINIAN RELIEF DRIVE A HUGE SUCCESS

In less than a week, the Nassau County Legislature’s Ukrainian Relief Drive collection bins at Cantiague Park have overflowed with supplies. Legislator Laura Schaefer, whose district includes Cantiague in Hicksville, and Legislator Rose Marie Walker, help...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 8, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO HOST HUMANITARIAN RELIEF DRIVE FOR UKRAINE

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY TO HOST HUMANITARIAN RELIEF DRIVE FOR UKRAINE

Collections Include Medical and Personal Hygiene Supplies 

The Nassau County Legislative Majority has started a Humanitarian Relief Drive to aid the victims of the Rus...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES $2M FOR SEPTIC PROGRAM

Program grants eligible property owners up to $20,000 for nitrogen reducing septic upgrades 

Nassau County, NY -- On February 28th, the Nassau County Legislature passed a supplemental appropriation of a $2 million grant from the New York ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2022

EDUCATION ASSISTANCE CORPORATION HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING AT NEW OFFICES

The EAC recently celebrated the opening of its new offices in the heart of Nassau County with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Executive Director Neela Mukherjee Lockel and Chairman of the EAC Board Richie Kessel cut the ribbon on the new EAC offices at 99 Quen...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 3, 2022

LEGISLATOR WALKER HONORS NASSAU COUNTY TOP COPS WHO STOPPED SCAMMER

Mineola, NY— On February 28th, Legislator Rose Marie Walker and the Nassau County Legislature honored two police officers who stopped a scammer preying on a senior citizen in Seaford. The doorbell camera video of this incident has since gone vir...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: March 2, 2022

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Honorees include Suffolk Police Commissioner and Small Business Owner

(Mineola, New York) – On February 28th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two inspirational individuals for their annual Black History Month celebration. The two honorees, from both ...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 9, 2022

LEGISLATOR WALKER HONORS TOP COPS FOR FEBRUARY

Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with the Nassau County Legislature to honor 3rd Precinct Nassau County Police Officers Patrick Castel and Michael Chiappone who saved a five-year-old child who was seen dangling from a second story window of a Floral Pa...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 4, 2022

LEGISLATURE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS DENOUNCE STATE PLAN TO OVERRIDE LOCAL ZONING AND DESTROY LI SUBURBS

(East Meadow, New York) – On February 3rd, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello and the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature joined with County Executive Bruce Blakeman, homeowners and many other elected officials from the County, Towns, Villag...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: February 2, 2022

HICKSVILLE COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

HICKSVILLE community BLOOD drive

anybody can give blood, be a somebody and donate!

 

TUEsday, MARCH 15, 2022  •  2:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Hicksville Fire Department Headquarters – 20 E. Marie St., Hicksville

 

Join us at the Hicksvi...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: January 12, 2022

WALKER SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS LEGISLATOR

On Monday, January 10th, Rose Marie Walker was sworn in for her 7th term in the Nassau County Legislature.

The oath of office was administered by Former Congressman Peter King at the induction ceremony, which was held in the Peter J. Schmitt Legislative Ch...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: December 28, 2021

Virtual Property TAX ASSESSMENT Grievance Workshops in the 17th Legislative District

Virtual Property TAX ASSESSMENT Grievance Workshops in the 17th Legislative District

 

to log in to the seminar, go to link on my website:

www.nassaucountyny.gov/ld17

 

Legislator Rose Marie Walker is hosting two 2022 Virtual Property Tax Ass...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Legislator Walker has teamed up with the United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Drive

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker 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 13TH

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

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Legislative District 17
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 17
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 17
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 17
Posted on: October 4, 2021

MAJORITY LEGISLATORS DEMAND AUDIT OF TAX BILL ERRORS THAT RESULTED TAX OVERBILLINGS

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 Protection Plan has resulted in the owners of over 16,000 homes being undercharged on prope...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
Posted on: September 20, 2021

WALKER TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTION

Thursday, October 21, 2021  •  9:00 AM to 12:00 NoonBethpage Community Park – 1001 Stewart Ave., Bethpage

 

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

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: September 17, 2021

2022-2023 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker wants Nassau homeowners to know that applications to file for tax exemptions for 2022-2023 are now available and is encouraging residents to file applications for any exemption they may be eligible to receive. &a...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
Posted on: September 1, 2021

LEGISLATOR WALKER IS BRINGING THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN TO FARMINGDALE

   • Thursday, September 16, 2021 • 8:15 AM to 12:00 Noon •

Ellsworth W. Allen Park – 45 Motor Ave., Farmingdale

 

Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and James Kennedy are co-s...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
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 17
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 17
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 17
Posted on: July 7, 2021

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2021

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER – 17TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT

LEGISLATOR LAURA SCHAEFER – 14TH 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 SHIN...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 29, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATURE SETS ASIDE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO TREAT OPIOID ADDICTION

Currently, New York State, along with Nassau and Suffolk Counties are suing several opioid manufacturers in a class action lawsuit in federal court in Central Islip. The trial, which began this week, is to determine the liability of pharmaceutical manufac...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: June 9, 2021

LEGISLATOR KOPEL IS HOSTING A “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG DROP OFF EVENT IN EAST ROCKAWAY

SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

East Rockaway Senior Center - 6 James St. N, East Rockaway

Deputy Presiding Officer Howard J. Kopel and the Nassau County Police Department are hosting a “Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Bac...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 12, 2021

LEGISLATOR WALKER ATTENDS CEREMONY TO HONOR FALLEN CORRECTION OFFICERS AND SHERIFFS

 

 

Legislator Rose Marie Walker joined with other elected officials, law enforcement and union officials on May 6, 2021 to honor those Nassau County Correction Officers and Sheriffs that made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of...

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Legislative District 17
Posted on: May 11, 2021

RHOADS AND WALKER DELIVER CRP MONEY TO SEAFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Nassau County Legislators Steve Rhoads and Rose Marie Walker joined with Seaford School District Officials to deliver a check of $247,000 in Capital Funds, which the Legislator obtained through the Community Revitalization Program (CRP).

The money will go ...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
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 17
Posted on: April 29, 2021

LEGISLATOR ROSE MARIE WALKER’S TACKAPAUSHA PRESERVE CLEAN UP DAY

 

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

2225 Washington Ave., Seaford, NY 11783

 

Help Legislator Rose Marie Walker and Legislator Steve Rhoads keep the Tackapausha Preserve beautiful. Volunteers are needed and all are welcome to join Le...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
Posted on: April 26, 2021

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES BILL MANDATING DISCLOSURE OF ANY NEW COUNTY HOMELESS SHELTER AGREEMENTS

Last year, it was revealed that a secret deal was made by the County Executive with the owners of the former Hampton Inn Jericho/Westbury at 120 Jericho Turnpike in Jericho guaranteeing the new landlord $36 million dollars over the course of ten years on ...

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Legislative District 17
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 17
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 17
Posted on: April 12, 2021

VIRTUAL OVERDOSE PREVENTION SEMINAR with NALOXONE/NARCAN TRAINING

 

Wednesday, May 26, 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 fronts, one of th...

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Legislative District 17