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Posted on: January 9, 2023

County Executive Owes Residents Action, Not Rhetoric, In New Year

As we embark upon 2023, Nassau County taxpayers should take stock of what County Executive Bruce Blakeman has - and has not - achieved during his first year in office. While he made many promises on the campaign trail and during his first year in office, ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Free, Virtual Community Assessment Grievance Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community assessment grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their pr...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 30, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Welcomes Plori Restaurant to Carle Place

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(CARLE PLACE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) celebrated the grand opening of Plori restaurant in Carle Place on Monday, Dec. 19. Located at 307 Old Country Road in Carle Place. Inspired by the traditions of Greek fishing vi...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 29, 2022

Amidst Fallout of Santos Scandals, Legislator Lafazan Proposes ‘Campaign Honesty’ Legislation

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(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Amidst the ongoing fallout of the unprecedented scandals surrounding Congressman-elect George Santos, Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is pushing for the implementation of new safeguards that would prevent a simi...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 19, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Propose Repeal of Onerous Fees on Red Light Camera Tickets

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(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) joined with fellow members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Minority Caucus on Monday, Dec. 19 to unveil his proposal for reducing fees that are currently being affixe...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Letter from Legislators Drucker and Lafazan Urging C.E. Blakeman to Denounce Trump's Meeting

Yesterday, Legislators Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) and Joshua Lafazan (D – Woodbury) urged Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman to denounce former President Trump’s disgraceful Tuesday, Nov. 22 Mar-A-Lago dinner with ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Legislator Lafazan, Jericho High School Unveils Anatomage Table

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(JERICHO, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) joined with Jericho Union Free School District Superintendent Hank Grishman and Jericho High School teachers and students on Friday, Nov. 18 to unveil the district’s new...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Free, Virtual Community Assessment Grievance Workshop

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is partnering with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission (ARC) to host free virtual community assessment grievance workshops to inform residents about how to challenge their property ta...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Legislator Lafazan, Nassau PD Second Precinct POP Unit Host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Legislator Lafazan - Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - To help residents dispose of expired and/or unwanted medication in a secure and environmentally friendly way, Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) partnered with the Nassau County Police Department Second Precinct&am...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Honors Legacy of Renowned Journalist, Marie Colvin with Street Renaming

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(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) joined with Cat Colvin, President of the Marie Colvin Memorial Foundation; Syosset High School senior Sabrina Guo, leaders of the Marie Colvin International Center of Reporting...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Celebrates Grand Opening of Madison’s Niche in Woodbury

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(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) joined Madison’s Niche owner Karen McAvoy and the Woodbury business community on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to celebrate the grand opening of her seventh home goods, fashion and l...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Honors Syosset Troop 205 Newest Eagle Scout Christian Arroyo

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(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D – Woodbury) recently honored Christian Arroyo for becoming Syosset Troop 205’s newest Eagle Scout. During the Nov. 2 Court of Honor ceremony, Legislator Lafazan presented a N...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Legislator Joshua Lafazan to be Recognized by Long Island Business News “40 Under 40”

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(WOODBURY, N.Y.) Each year, Long Island Business News recognizes and honors leaders who have distinguished themselves in the realms of business, government, education, and the not-for-profit sector through its “40 Under 40” Awards. Thi...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Series of Tax Exemption Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury), in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Assessment, announces the 2022 series of Property Tax Exemption Workshops for 18th Legislative District residents. 

During the worksh...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 2, 2022

“The Basics of Medicare Made Clear” Zoom Webinar

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) and Joyce Poupko, Independent Senior Health Insurance Agent from Senior Services of North America, present their latest installment of “The Basics of Medicare: Medicare Made Clear,&am...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Presents Webinar Focused on Long-Term Life Planning

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is partnering with the New York Life Insurance Company to present a webinar focused on long-term life planning. Host Stephanie Fisch, CTLC (Certification for Long-Term Care) Agent and presenter...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Legislator Lafazan Commemorates Memorial Day in Syosset

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) joined with Syosset residents in commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. This year’s ceremony and parade were dedicated to the memory of Gus Scutari, a World War II v...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 19, 2022

On International Red Sneakers Day, Lafazan Renews Call for Action on Restaurant EpiPen Law

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Today, on International Red Sneakers Day - a global observance dedicated to supporting people living with food allergies and raising awareness through public education -Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is urging ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Presents Webinar Focused on Long-Term Life Planning

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D - Woodbury) is partnering with the New York Life Insurance Company to present a webinar focused on long-term life planning. Host Stephanie Fisch, CTLC (Certification for Long-Term Care) Agent and presenter...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Democratic Caucus Proposes Emergency Suspension of Nassau’s Gasoline Sales Tax

Democratic Caucus Proposes Emergency Suspension of Nassau’s Gasoline Sales Tax to Deliver Immediate Relief for Residents

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - As fuel prices continue to rise rapidly because of volatility on the world stage, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Lafazan Applauds $455,070 in State Anti-Terrorism Funding for Local Law Enforcement

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - On Monday, Feb. 28, the Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved the allocation of $455,070 in funding received through the New York State Office of Homeland Security’s State Law Enforcement Terrorism Program (SLETPP) - w...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Legislator Lafazan Honors Owners of “The Ivy” Restaurant in Huntington

(HUNTINGTON, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) commemorated the grand opening of The Ivy Kitchen & Bar during a recent visit to Huntington. Legislator Lafazan presented Nassau County Legislature Citations to owners Ryan DiP...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Lafazan and Syosset Fire Department Host “Thank Fall Sweepstakes” Blood Drive

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Syosset Fire Department to host a “Thank Fall Sweepstakes” blood drive. Residents who roll up their sleeves to help save lives will b...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Joshua Lafazan Heralds Arrival of Bayville FD’s Newest Ambulance During Wet Down Ceremony

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) recently joined the Bayville Fire Company, local first responders, and his colleagues in government to commission the newest addition to the department’s ambulance f...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Lafazan Joins Long Island Coalition Against Bullying to Commemorate Bullying Prevention Month

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined leaders and members of the Long Island Coalition Against Bullying (LICAB) to commemorate October as National Bullying Prevention Month during a dome lighting ceremony at the Theod...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Joshua Lafazan Welcomes Cardinali Bakery to Oyster Bay

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) recently joined his community leaders and his colleagues in government to celebrate the grand opening of the Cardinali Bakery. Legislator Lafazan presented the bakery with a Nassau Co...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Heart and Health Medical to Host Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination and Antibody Test

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnering with Heart and Health Medical to bring the mobile vaccination van to Woodbury Jewish Center parking lot on Thursday, Oct. 21. The Heart and Health Medical team will be administering th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Senior Services to Present “The Basics of Medicare Made Clear” Zoom Webinar

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Joy Poupko, Independent Senior Health Insurance Agent from Senior Services of North America, present their latest installment of “The Basics of Medicare: Medicare Made Clear,&rdqu...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Joshua Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Hurricane Preparedness Seminar

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnership with Nassau County’s Office of Emergency Management and Home Depot of Syosset invites residents to attend a Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

D...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Series of Tax Exemption Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Nassau County Department of Assessment to host a series of in-person Property Tax Exemption Workshops for 18th Legislative District residents. During the workshops, Department...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Heart and Health Medical to Host Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination and Antibody Tes

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnering with Heart and Health Medical to bring the mobile vaccination van to the Youth and Family Counseling Agency of Oyster Bay’s parking lot on Thursday, Sept. 30. The Heart and H...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Presents Webinar Focused on Long-Term Life Planning

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with New York Life Insurance Company agents Stephanie Fisch, CTLC (Certification for Long-Term Care) and Jonathan Schwartz, LTC (Long-Term Care) to present a webinar focused on long-t...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Lafazan Partners with New York Life and Syosset Fire Dept to Provide Children with Free I.D. Cards

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Syosset Fire Department to provide children with free child I.D. cards on Saturday, Sept. 25.

During the event, which is sponsored by Melville-based New York Life Insurance St...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Lafazan and Drucker Invite Residents to Attend Upcoming Fireside Chat on Substance Abuse & Addiction

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview), the Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force and Blake Cohen, co-founder of Next Level Recovery, to host a “Fireside Cha...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Lafazan Partners with General Office of New York Life To Provide Senior Medical I.D. Cards

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the General Office of New York Life Insurance Company free senior medical I.D. cards to eligible residents during an event on Monday, Sept. 13.

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Lafazan, New York Life Agent Stephanie Fisch, and Syosset Fire Department Host Free Child ID Program

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Ahead of the new school year, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) teamed up with New York Life Insurance Company agent Stephanie Fisch, CLTC, who works out of the company’s Long Island General Office located in M...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Lafazan, Woodbury Jewish Center & Always Orthodontics of Syosset Host Successful School Supply Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnership with the Woodbury Jewish Center, and Always Orthodontics of Syosset joined forces to collect hundreds of school supply donations to benefit the Grenville Baker Boys and G...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Lafazan Partners with General Office of New York Life To Provide Senior Medical I.D. Cards

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the General Office of New York Life Insurance Company free senior medical I.D. cards to eligible residents during an event on Monday, Sept. 13. 

Containing a photo, digit...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Legislator Lafazan Welcomes Atelier on Spring Galerie to Oyster Bay Business Community

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) recently joined the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of the Atelier on Spring Galerie and present a Nassau County Citation to owner Jerelyn Hanrahan. Loca...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Lafazan Welcomes M.R. Signs and Digital Graphic Imagery Corp. to Oyster Bay Business Community

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) proudly joined the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the grand openings of M.R Signs, Inc. and Digital Graphic Imagery Corporation. During a recent ribbon-cutting ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Greenberg Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology to Provide Free Skin Cancer Screening

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Greenberg Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology and Dr. Eve Lupenko, M.D., F.A.A.D. to provide free skin cancer screenings to LD 18 residents on Friday, June 11.

In addition ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Lafazan and Woodbury Jewish Center Condemn Hate at “Stop Anti-Semitism and Hate Now” Rally

WHAT – In response to the alarming increase in attacks against the Jewish community and the acts of hate seen across America, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan, the Woodbury Jewish Center, and community organizers are joining forces to con...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg & Dr. Eve Lupenko to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screening

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is once again partnering with Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg of Greenberg Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology and Dr. Eve Lupenko-Ferrante to offer free skin cancer screenings to constituents on Friday, Jun...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Lafazan Supports Designation of March 21 as “Down Syndrome Awareness Day"

(HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez (D - Brentwood) and their colleagues in government on Tuesday, May 18 to support legislation that would designate March 21 as &a...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Lafazan Welcomes Charles Krypell Fine Jewelry to Greenvale Business District

(GREENVALE, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) welcomed Charles Krypell Fine Jewelry to the Greenvale business community. Legislator Lafazan presented Nassau County Citations to owners Tyler and Evan Krypell on Thursday, ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Volunteers Support Emergency Blood Drive Hosted by Legislator Lafazan and Syosset Fire Department

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) – Residents rolled up their sleeves to give the gift of life during an emergency community blood drive at the Syosset Fire Department on Tuesday, May 11. Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with the Syos...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Legislator Joshua Lafazan, Syosset Fire Department Announce Emergency Blood Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Tuesday, May 11 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and community partner Home Depot Syosset by donating blood from 2 - 8 p.m. at the Syosset Fire Department, 50 Cold Sprin...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Hosts “Personal Finance for Young Adults” Zoom Webinar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Thomas Barrella, business educator and author of “FinanciaLit,” present the Zoom webinar “Personal Finance for Young Adults” on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Bar...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Woodbury Jewish Center Announce Emergency Blood Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Thursday, April 29, 2021 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) by donating blood from 3 - 9 p.m. at the Woodbury Jewish Center, located at 200 South Woods Road, Woodbury, N.Y...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Presents Webinar Focused on Long-Term Life Planning

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with Stephanie Fisch, CTLC (Certification for Long-Term Care) and Jonathan Schwartz, LTC (Long-Term Care) New York Life Insurance Company Agent to present a webinar focused on long-te...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Legislator Lafazan and Partners to Host “Gift of Sight Day”

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with OPTYX New York Eye Care, Berkshire Hathaway Laffey International, and Essilor Vision Foundation to provide complimentary eye exams, frames, and lenses, for ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Lafazan, Locust Valley Community Ceremonially Renames Forest Avenue to Sgt. Robert A. Hendriks

(LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y.) - To honor the legacy of fallen USMC hero Sgt. Robert A. Hendriks, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) will join his family, friends and the Locust Valley community to ceremonially rename Forest Avenue between Birch Hi...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Women’s History Month by Delivering PPE to Women-Owned Businesses in Syosset

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) –Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Home Depot of Syosset and the Syosset Woodbury Chambers of Commerce to commemorate Women’s History Month and donate personal protective equipment (PPE) ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Legislator Lafazan Joins Mill Neck Family of Organizations Board

  

 

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) was recently inducted into the Board of Directors for the Mill Neck Family of Organizations.

 

“The Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf an...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Lafazan Partners with Woodbury Jewish Center and Students Combat Corona

 (WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with the Woodbury Jewish Center and Students Combat Corona to host a clothing, food, and supply drive to benefit the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless.&...

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Legislative District 18