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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Bayville FD Announce Urgent Blood Drive

(BAYVILLE, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Monday, July 13, 2020 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and the Bayville Fire Department by donating blood from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Bayville Fire Department, 258 Bayville A...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Lafazan, Scutari Family and Community Leaders Celebrate Re-Naming of ‘Gus Scutari Way’ in Syosset

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined members of the Scutari family and local Syosset community leaders on Friday, July 3 to celebrate the ceremonial re-naming of Underhill Bouleva...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Lafazan & Bynoe Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Police Responses

Legislators Lafazan and Bynoe Introduce Proposal to Conduct Review of Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Response and Intervention by Law Enforcement

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County would convene a committee to study alternative approaches to...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Lafazan Honors Locust Valley High School’s Nassau County Class “A” Girls Basketball Champions

(LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined Village of Bayville Mayor Bob De Natale and Danielle Turner, Ed.D., Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics for the Locust Valley Central School District to hon...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts Virtual Student Mental Health Town Hall

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is hosting a virtual mental health workshop to provide a forum for high school students to discuss stress, mental health and other pressing issues facing our community’s schools, with the ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Lafazan Partners with The Home Depot to Donate PPE Kits to NC Fire Marshals

(WESTBURY, N.Y) - To show appreciation for all they are doing to help overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Nassau County, Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Home Depot to provide Nassau County fire marshals with personal protective equipment...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Hosts Virtual Student Mental Health Town Hall

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is hosting a virtual mental health workshop to provide a forum for high school students to discuss stress, mental health and other pressing issues facing our community’s schools, with the ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Lafazan Partners with Village of Muttontown for History of LI's North Shore ZOOM Workshop

(MUTTONTOWN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is collaborating with Village of Muttontown Historian Stanley Jackson to host “History of Long Island’s North Shore,” a Zoom workshop. The informational ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Thanks Redi Cleaners for Donating Masks to Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) thanked RediCleaners for donating 600 masks to the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich on Tuesday, May 19. Zachary Bader, owner of the Garden City-based cleaning company,...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Syosset Home Depot & Syosset VFW Provide Care Packages to Local Senior Veterans

Pictured with Legislator Lafazan (far right) at Syosset High School on Saturday, May 16, are, from left: VFW Syosset Post 693 Vice Commander Mitch Furman; Commander Kris Kilgour; VFW Post members Jay Caputo, Joe Grehan, Jack Gioeli, Phil Rhoads and John K...
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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Partnership with Coach Meeting House Yields $1,000 Donation for People’s Pantry

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and Rustan Lundstrum, owner of the Coach Meeting House in Oyster Bay, presented a $1,000 donation to The People’s Pantry in Oyster Bay on Friday, May 15.

The donation represe...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Partners with Mister Softee Free Ice Cream for Healthcare Workers

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – To give thanks to healthcare workers for their ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with Robert Glick, managing partner at the Bran...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Legislators Lafazan and Drucker Thank Community Partners for Supporting Fighting Hunger During Covid

Legislators Lafazan and Drucker Thank Community Partners for Supporting ‘Fighting Hunger During COVID-19” Food Drive

The Friday, May 1 drive yielded donations of essential supplies for Island Harvest.

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) – Nassau ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Legislators Joshua Lafazan and Arnold Drucker Launches “Fighting Hunger During COVID-19”

WHAT: To address a drastic increase in food insecurity across Long Island during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nassau County Legislators Joshua Lafazan and Arnold Drucker in conjunction with Town of Oyster Bay Councilwoman Vicki Walsh, the Woodbury Jewish Center...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Media Availability

SYOSSET – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan and 80 young adult volunteers help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic. Follow volunteers today and tomorrow on their journey to bring cheer to loca...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan in Partnership with Local Businesses Host A Medical Supply Drive

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan in partnership with Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Syosset Home Depot, Syosset Public Library, Accounting Brew, and Elite Tent & Party Rental held a medical supply drive for Na...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan in Partnership with Local Businesses Host A Medical Supply Drive

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) – Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan in partnership with Syosset Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Syosset Home Depot, Syosset Public Library, Accounting Brew, and Elite Tent & Party Rental held a medical supply drive for Na...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Invites Students to Write Thank You Notes to Health Care Workers

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) To support and help boost the morale of medical professionals on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic, Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) would like to invite students to write thank you notes to local medical staff.

This is a great ac...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan is Looking for Seniors Who Need Assistance Getting Essential Items

WHAT: WHAT: In an effort to help local senior citizens, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has enlisted young volunteers to help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislator Lafazan is looki...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan is Looking for Seniors Who Need Assistance Getting Essential Items

WHAT: WHAT: In an effort to help local senior citizens, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) has enlisted young volunteers to help seniors get the groceries and medication they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislator Lafazan is looki...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Learn How to Save a Life at Upcoming Narcan Training Hosted by Legislator Joshua Lafazan

WHAT: Equip yourself with the knowledge that may one day empower you to save a person’s life. Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Nassau County Department of Human Services, is scheduled to host a Narcan t...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Announces 2020 Summer Internship Program

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) For the third consecutive year, Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) will offer summer internships to high school and college students looking to learn about local government, public policy, and community engagement.

The in...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Lafazan, Oyster Bay Brewing & Coach Meeting House Host “Hoppy Easter” Kids Fun Run/Bone Marrow Drive

(OYSTER BAY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) in partnership with Oyster Bay Brewing Company and Coach Meeting House host “Hoppy Easter” kids fun run and bone marrow drive to support the Matthew Fetzer Foun...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Invites Residents to Nominate Children Who Are Making a Difference in Communities

Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan Invites Residents to Nominate Children Who Are Making a Difference in their Communities for Recognition

 as Part of the Second Annual “Kids of Distinction Awards” Ceremony

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - For the s...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Legislators Drucker and Lafazan Host Winter Wear Donation Drive for Homeless

 

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) are supporting the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless through their ongoing winter wear donation drive. Above, Legislators Drucker an...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Legislators Lafazan & DeRiggi-Whitton, Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training at Bryant Library

WHAT: Legislators Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and Lifeguard LI proudly present a CPR and First Aid training session at Roslyn’s Bryant Library. This event is free for attendees who would like to learn h...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Legislators Lafazan & DeRiggi-Whitton, Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training at Bryant Library

WHAT: Legislators Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and Lifeguard LI proudly present a CPR and First Aid training session at Roslyn’s Bryant Library. This event is free for attendees who would like to learn h...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Announces Estate Planning and Elder Care Seminar

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Family and Children’s Association, the Oyster Bay Life Enrichment Center and attorney Scott B. Silverberg, present an estate planning and elder care seminar.

Silver...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Author Steve Mason Present the Film “Eight” at Syosset Public Library

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) will host a presentation of “Eight,” a film by author Steve Mason at the Syosset Public Library. “Eight” is a dramatic film based on the true story of the dea...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Legislators Lafazan and DeRiggi-Whitton, Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training at Bryant Library

(ROSLYN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislators Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) partnered with Lifeguard LI to host a CPR and First Aid training session at Roslyn’s Bryant Library on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Lifeguard L...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) announces an upcoming tax grievance workshop in East Hills. During this workshop, taxpayers who disagree with the assessed value of their property can ask an expert guest presenter questions and lea...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Legislators Lafazan and DeRiggi-Whitton, Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training

WHAT: Legislators Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and Lifeguard LI proudly present a CPR and First Aid training session at Roslyn’s Bryant Library. This event is free for attendees who would like to learn h...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Legislator Lafazan Takes Oath of Office, Embarks Upon Second Term in the Nassau County Legislature

(MINEOLA and WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) was sworn in to serve his second two-year term representing the 18th Legislative District during the induction of the 13th Nassau County Legislature on Monday, Jan. 13.

New Y...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan Invites Residents to Attend Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) announces an upcoming tax grievance workshop in Oyster Bay. During this workshop, taxpayers who disagree with...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Statement from Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan in Support of March Against Anti-Semitism

Statement from Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan in Support of March Against Anti-Semitism

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Thousands of Long Islanders, including religious leaders, elected officials and citizens, joined forces for the Long Island March Against ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Legislators Lafazan and DeRiggi-Whitton, Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training

WHAT: Legislators Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury) and Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) and Lifeguard LI proudly present a CPR and First Aid training session at Roslyn’s Bryant Library. This event is free for attendees who would like to learn h...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Arnold W. Drucker and Joshua A. Lafazan Invite Residents to Upcoming Tax Grievance Workshops

WHAT: Nassau County Legislators Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) announce two tax grievance workshops in Jericho and Syosset. During these workshops, taxpayers who disagree with the assessed value of their property can ask a...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Legislator Lafazan, Dr. Jaclyn Shlisky Host New Year’s Mental Health and Wellness Workshop

WHAT:  With a renewed focus on mental health and self-care topping many New Year’s resolution lists, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) is partnering with Dr. Jaclyn Shlisky of the Insight Psychology Group to present a N...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Learn How to Save a Life at Upcoming Narcan Training Hosted by Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan & LICAD

WHAT: Equip yourself with the knowledge that may one day empower you to save a person’s life. Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Long Island Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, Inc., is scheduled...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Hosts Fire Safety Trainingat Bayville Fire Company

WHAT: To prevent house fires and prepare residents for fire emergencies, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, the Village of Bayville and Bayville Fire Company, present ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Legislator Joshua Lafazan Hosts Fire Safety Training at Bayville Fire Company

WHAT: To prevent house fires and prepare residents for fire emergencies, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, the Village of Bayville and Bayville Fire Company, present ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Bayville Village Leaders Host Community Candlelight Vigil

Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Bayville Village Leaders Host Community Candlelight Vigil in Remembrance of Two Residents who Lost Their Lives in a House Fire

WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) in conjunction with the Village of Bayvill...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Legislator Lafazan Introduces Legislation to Launch "9-8-8" Suicide Hotline Phone Number

WHAT: Health care professionals, advocates and community leaders continue to raise awareness of an ongoing mental health and suicide epidemic that impacts every segment of the population regardless of age, gender, cultural or socioeconomic background.

Acco...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Legislator Lafazan Celebrates Completion of New Tennis Courts at Syosset High School

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan (Woodbury) joined the Syosset Central School District community to celebrate the completion of two new tennis courts at Syosset High School during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 17.

He jo...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 22, 2019

County Executive Laura Curran, Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Long Island Coalition Against Bullying

WHAT: Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and leaders and supporters of the Long Island Coalition Against Bullying (LICAB) will commemorate Anti-Bullying Month in Nassau County with a dome lighting ceremony at the Th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 17, 2019

County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Joshua Lafazan’s Human Rights Law

County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Joshua Lafazan’s Human Rights Law Amendment to Ensure Reasonable Accommodations in Nassau Workplaces

(MINEOLA, N.Y.) - Today, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed into law an amendment to the ...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Lifeguard LI Host CPR/First Aid Training at The Bryant Library

WHAT:  This event is free for attendees who would like to learn how to perform CPR and gain lifesaving skills. Individuals who would like to become CPR certified must bring $25 in cash to receive the certification.

Seating is limited; pre-registra...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Lafazan Partners with the Integrated Medical Foundation To Provide Free Prostate Screenings

WHAT: 

Nassau County Legislator Joshua A. Lafazan (Woodbury), in partnership with the Integrated Medical Foundation, is hosting free prostate screenings in Jericho for men who have not previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

According to th...

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Legislative District 18
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Interfaith Coalition Forms to Denounce Anti-Semitic Graffiti

WHAT: A coalition of interfaith religious leaders, Nassau County Police Department officials and members of the Nassau County Legislature will join Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) to announce a $20,000 reward for information leading to an indictment ...

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Legislative District 18