Posted on: July 21, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS OFFERS RIDE-SHARING SAFETY TIPS FOR PASSENGERS

New York State recently passed a law that authorizes ride-sharing services to legally operate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Ride-sharing services can be a valuable resource and have been in use all over the country for a number of years. As ride-sharing...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

SUMMER SAFETY TIPS – LEARN TO PREVENT HEAT RELATED ILLNESS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads would like to remind you that while summer is a time of sun and fun, it can also be a dangerous time as temperatures rise higher.

According to a National Health Statistics report, about 250 people die in the U.S. every...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

LIRR SUMMER REPAIR SCHEDULE UPDATE

LIRR SUMMER REPAIR SCHEDULE UPDATE

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads would like to share the most recently updated Long Island Rail Road Summer Repair Schedule with residents from the 19th Legislative District that use the LIRR branches listed below to go to and from work to help ease ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

NYBC and Legislator Steve Rhoads urge the public to donate blood to replenish low blood supply

New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency in New York. That is why Legislator Steve Rhoads is joining with New York Blood Center to ask the public to please find time to donate blood at a NYBC donor center or convenient blood drive to he...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

STEVE RHOADS CALLS ON ELIMINATION OF DEADLINES FOR SUPER STORM SANDY VICTIMS

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On Wednesday, June 21st, Legislator Steve Rhoads joined Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito and dozens of south-shore residents in calling on New York State to abolish the New York Rising deadlines for homeowners participating in the...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

: LEGISLATOR RHOADS TAKES LIRR TO TASK OVER SUMMER SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS AND FARE HIKES

Dear Mr. Nowakowski,

            Following my Community Meeting last Thursday at the Wantagh High School, I was hopeful that the point had been made to the LIRR representatives in attendance that the ra...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS WANTS TO HELP YOU AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT!

AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM OF IDENTITY THEFT

Identity theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Nassau County Police Department offer several preventative tips to help you from b...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

AN IMPORTANT SAFETY UPDATE FROM LEGISLATOR RHOADS: HURRICANE SEASON IS HERE!

Hurricane Scale

Hurricane season for Nassau County began on June 1st and continues through November 30th.   The best way to protect your family and pets during a major storm or emergency is to be prepared ahead of time. 

Superstorm Sandy was the worst natural di...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS TO HOST FREE CHILD CAR SEAT SAFETY INSPECTIONS

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017 •  9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Wantagh Park (North Parking Lot) – 1 King Rd., Wantagh

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads urges all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected on Thursday,...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

LEGISLATOR STEVE RHOADS & TEMPLE BETH AM PRESENT A NARCAN TRAINING/ OVERDOSE PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 • 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Temple Beth Am - 2377 Merrick Ave., Merrick

 

You can save the life of a loved one from overdose!

 

Every day, at least one Long Islander dies from an opiate overdose. And those are only the ones we know o...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES ALL COMMUTERS TO A LIRR COMMUNITY MEETING

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Thursday, June 8, 2017  -  7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

WANTAGH HIGH SCHOOL

3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh, NY 11793

Legislator Steve Rhoads invites all commuters and residents to attend this informative meeting to learn ab...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

LEGISLATOR STEVE RHOADS ANNOUNCES BELLMORE-MERRICK DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017 – 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Grand Avenue Middle School – 2301 Grand Ave., Bellmore

 

Legislator Steve Rhoads is joining together with the Bellmore-Merrick CHSD, Community Parent Center, the Nassau County Police Department, C...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Newbridge Road Park - 2600 Newbridge Rd., Bellmore

Legislator Steve Rhoads is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T.O.P.) is co...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

LIRR BABYLON BRANCH SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS THIS WEEKEND

Please be advised that this weekend MTA Long Island Rail Road crews will be working along the Babylon Branch to replace concrete railroad ties between Rockville Centre and Merrick. As a result of this proactive work to renew the railroad’s infra...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS SECURES FUNDING FOR SEAFORD FIRE DISTRICT

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads helped secure funding for the Seaford Fire District, for the purchase of life saving devices. With the funds, the district will be able to purchase automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) and Physio-Control Life Pack...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Watch Out For Potholes in the Road

Now that spring is here, and the weather warms, please be on the lookout for potholes. Potholes form as asphalt road surfaces crack under the heat of the day. These cracks allow snow and rain water to seep into the underlying dirt and gravel. This water f...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

PERIOD EXTENDED FOR PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED NEW YORK AMERICAN WATER RATE HIKE

PERIOD EXTENDED FOR PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED NEW YORK AMERICAN WATER RATE HIKE

Responding to Legislator Steve Rhoads' demand to extend the deadline for public comment, the Public Service Commission announced on Monday that it would extend the deadline for the public to submit their comments on the Joint Proposal to be considered by ...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2017

NASSAU DEMOCRATS VOTE AGAINST FUNDING FOR VITAL NITROGEN REMOVAL EQUIPMENT

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Nassau County Legislators Denise Ford and Steve Rhoads are calling upon Democrat Legislators to stop their attempt to block County efforts to clean up our environment.  In a shocking disconnect with elected officials and environmental organi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

NASSAU COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO LOWEST IN STATE

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The numbers are in! According to the New York State Labor Department, Nassau County added 27,900 jobs in 2016, dropping the County's unemployment rate to 4.1%, the lowest in New York State. It's proof that cutting County spending and holding the line on C...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2017

PLEASE STAY SAFE DURING THE UPCOMING STORM

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The Nassau County Department of Public Works (DPW) has 22,000 tons of road salt and 2,250 tons of road sand on hand. DPW’s snow fighting fleet includes 115 plow/salt trucks, 20 pick-ups with plows and sanders, 10 payloaders and 3 brine trucks that cover 2...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

Rhoads Calls on Public Service Commission to Reject Negotiated New York American Water Rate Hike

New York Rising

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads is calling on the New York State Public Service Commission, (PSC), to reject a Joint Proposal for a New York American Water, (NYAW), rate hike that was negotiated by Commission Staff, the Company and outside groups li...Read on...

Posted on: March 10, 2017

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCES NOW EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 17th

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NOW EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 17th

With an impending snowstorm impacting the region tomorrow, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced he has directed officials at the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) and Department of Assessment (DOA) to acc...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES ALL RESIDENTS TO ATTEND A PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNITY FORUM

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES ALL RESIDENTS TO ATTEND A 

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNITY FORUM

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Tackapausha Museum/Preserve – 2225 Washington Ave., Seaford

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Bellmore Public...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to attend an Overdose Prevention Community Forum

Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to attend an

Overdose Prevention Community Forum  

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Brookside School Board Room – 1260 Meadowbrook Rd., Merrick

 

You can save the life of a loved one from o...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HONORS SEAFORD TEAMS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONS

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HONORS SEAFORD

TEAMS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SEASONS

Nassau County  Legislator Steve Rhoads attended the Seaford School Board of Education meeting to honor and present citations to the Seaford Vikings Boys Varsity Football team on...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS CONGRATULATES BIRCH STREET SCHOOL “REFLECTIONS” WINNERS

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads attended the Birch PTA Founder’s Day ceremony at Birch Street Elementary School in Merrick. Legislator Rhoads presented certificates to the “Reflections” contest winners in the categories of Visual Arts, Music, Photo...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS JOINS NEW POLICE INSPECTORS FOR CIVIC LEADERS MEET & GREET

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads met with the Civic Leaders representing District 19 for a “meet and greet” with the new Police Inspectors Thomas Corona from the 7th precinct and Gary Shapiro from the 1st precinct.

Shown in photo above: Legislato...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2017

LEGISLATOR STEVE RHOADS ATTENDS COURT OF HONOR FOR MERRICK EAGLE SCOUT

HONOR FOR MERRICK EAGLE SCOUT

Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Brian Harding at the Merrick Gold Club to honor him for his outstanding achievement.

To achieve this rank, Brian chose a service project at Sa...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ALERTS COMMUTERS OF UPCOMING LIRR TRACK WORK

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads would like to alert Long Island Rail Road commuters about construction on the Babylon branch. The LIRR will begin working on the tracks replacing wood ties with concrete ties in March. Work will take place from Rockv...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Moody’s Investors Service Report

Investor service report

Posted on: February 23, 2017

PR Letter to Governor: Scope of Work Itemization Form Deadline

Dear Governor Cuomo,

I write to you on behalf of hundreds of homeowners in my district as well as thousands of homeowners along Long Island’s South Shore regarding the upcoming March 1, 2017 deadline for submission of Scope of Work Itemization Request...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2017

STANDING UP TO NEW YORK RISING: LEGISLATOR RHOADS CALLS ON CUOMO TO EXTEND LOOMING DEADLINE

LEGISLATOR RHOADS CALLS ON CUOMO TO  EXTEND LOOMING DEADLINE

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joe Saladino were joined by architects, engineers, homeowners, house-lifters, civic leaders, construction workers, and more to call upon Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York Rising to e...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND SEMINAR ON DRUG ABUSE AND THE TEEN BRAIN

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND  SEMINAR ON DRUG ABUSE AND THE TEEN BRAIN

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to attend “The Effects of Drug Abuse and the Teen Brain: A Seminar for Parents and Teens,” presented by Dr. Stephen Dewey. Dr. Dewey is the Director of Laboratory for Behavioral & Molecular Neuroimagin...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND SEMINAR ON DRUG ABUSE AND THE TEEN BRAIN

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND  SEMINAR ON DRUG ABUSE AND THE TEEN BRAIN

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to attend “The Effects of Drug Abuse and the Teen Brain: A Seminar for Parents and Teens,” presented by Dr. Stephen Dewey. Dr. Dewey is the Director of Laboratory for Behavioral & Molecular Neuroimagin...Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2017

RHOADS CALLS ON STATE FUNDING TO MAINTAIN BUS SERVICE

RHOADS CALLS ON STATE FUNDING TO MAINTAIN BUS SERVICE

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with Vision Long Island and members of local government in a bipartisan effort calling on New York State to contribute funding to help preserve bus routes in Nassau County.

Specifically, the group called on...Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2017

LEGISLATORS CALL FOR EXTENSION OF SENIOR TAX RELIEF

The 12 members of the Nassau Legislature’s Republican Majority caucus, led by Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves, filed a resolution today calling on New York State to extend a tax abatement for Nassau County seniors.

Legislators learned on Friday...Read on...

Posted on: December 21, 2016

Legislator Rhoads to Host Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshops

Legislator Rhoads to Host Upcoming Property Tax Assessment Grievance Workshops

If you are a homeowner who disagrees with the new tentative property tax assessment on your residence you may dispute the assessed value between January 2, 2017 and March 1, 2017.

You do not have to pay a law firm to file a grievance.  Nassau Coun...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2016

NASSAU LEGISLATOR CALLS ON NYS TO REMOVE UGLY TOURISM SIGNS

NASSAU LEGISLATOR CALLS ON NYS TO REMOVE UGLY TOURISM SIGNS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Transportation to remove the clusters of huge, blue tourism signs that have been installed on highways in Nassau County and throughout the state...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

SAVE ON YOUR PROPERTY TAXES!

SAVE ON YOUR PROPERTY TAXES!

HURRY! APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 2, 2017!

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads reminds homeowners that there are a variety of tax exemptions that can help reduce your property taxes.  Nassau County homeowners may be eligible for one or ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

SAFETY TIPS FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

Distracted shoppers are often seen by criminals as easy targets during the busy holiday shopping season. Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Nassau County Police Department want to offer you some safety tips to help minimize opportunities for criminals to tr...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN - REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

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Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. The Nassau County Department of Health offers these Halloween safety tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for everyone.

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Celebrates Red Dragon Karate’s 20th Anniversary

 Red Dragon Karate Studio in Bellmore.

Legislator Rhoads joined the Bellmore Chamber of Commerce for the 20th Anniversary of the Red Dragon Karate Studio in Bellmore.

Pictured Sen. Michael Venditto , Owner - Christopher Babel, Bobby Bruens, Heather Murphy, Stephanie Murphy, Camerin McManus,...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Joins Lakeside Elementary School’s Read Aloud

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Legislator Rhoads joined the Norman J. Levy-Lakeside Elementary School for their Annual Community Read Aloud. The theme of this year’s Read Aloud was “Start spreading the news, we’re reading today”.

Pictured is Legislator Rhoads reading to Mrs. Larsen...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Honors Wantagh’s Newest Eagle Scouts

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Legislator Rhoads attended an Eagle Scout ceremony for congratulate Brendan McKenna and Kieran McKenna of Wantagh on receiving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank a boy can achieve in Boy Scouts.

Pictured: Legislator Steve Rhoads, Christine Mc...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Invites all to a Public Hearing to Fight New York American Water Rate Hike

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Wantagh High School - 3297 Beltagh Ave.

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads has been calling upon the New York State Public Service Commission to deny New York American Water Company’s proposed 8.1% rate increas...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Attends Eagle Scouts Court of Honor

Legislator Rhoads Attends Eagle Scouts Court of Honor

Congratulations to our newest Eagle Scouts, Brian and Patrick Spickerman! I was happy to have the chance to join in the celebration with Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves as well as Brian and Patrick's parents, Robert and Loretta Spickerman, at their Eagl...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Mandalay Elementary School Annual Car Wash

Mandalay Elementary School Annual Car Wash

I was happy to join with my fellow firefighters of Engine Company 5 of the Wantagh Fire Department in supporting the 5th graders of Mandalay Elementary School at their annual Car Wash fundraiser on Saturday. The kids (and their parents) did a wonderful jo...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

COMMUNITY MEETING ABOUT BILLY DEAN’S

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Wednesday, September 14th - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wantagh Fire Dept Headquarters Meeting Room3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Legislator Steve Rhoads is hosting another community meeting organizing opposition to the applications of Green 2009, Inc., (Billy De...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ATTENDS GROUNDBREAKING OF FREEPORT BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

Freeport Beautification

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads recently attended a ground breaking ceremony to launch a new multi-million dollar revitalization and beautification project for the North Main Street corridor in Freeport.

This $3.9 million project includes new sid...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Rhoads & The Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs Warn Residents: Be Aware of these Scams!

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Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Nassau County Department of Consumer Affairs want to notify taxpayers to beware of solicitations offering a fee-based service to apply for the School Tax Relief (STAR) property tax exemption when homeowners can apply for fr...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Senior Citizen ID Program AUG 2016

Free Senior ID

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in partnership with New York State Senator Michael Venditto and Nassau County Legislators Norma Gonsalves and Steve Rhoads, is providing free Senior Citizen photo identification cards this August. These free seni...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Rhoads, Curran, Legislature Extend Sandy Fee-Waiver Relief

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The Nassau County Legislature, spearheaded by Legislators Steve Rhoads and Laura Curran, announced that Nassau County is extending the time-period to waive fees charged by County departments for Sandy victims. On August1, 2016, all 19 members of the Legi...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Urges American Water Customers to Post Opposition to the Rate Hike

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads has been calling upon the New York State Public Service Commission to deny New York American Water Company’s proposed 8.1% rate increase.  You can help, too!

If you oppose American Water’s proposed...

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

Rhoads Calls Public Service Commission to Reject NY American Water Company’s Proposed Rate Hike

No Rate Hikes

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads has called upon to New York State Public Service Commission to deny New York American Water Company’s proposed 8.1% rate increase. Legislator Rhoads is calling upon the PSC to demand that New York American Water Comp...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY FORUM

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Do You Have An Emergency Plan Ready for You & Your Family?

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
COMMUNITY FORUMTuesday, July 26, 2016 • 7:00 PM
MacArthur High School – 3369 Old Jerusalem Rd., Levittown

Nassau County Legislators Norma Gonsalves, Dennis Dun...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Announces Job Opportunities for Part-Time Crossing Guards

Crossing Guard

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads announces that the Nassau County Police Department is currently seeking Part-Time Crossing Guards for assignments throughout Nassau County. Starting salary for this position is $18.00 per hour with no fringe benefits....Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS AND PRESIDING OFFICER GONSALVES HONOR MERRICK GIRL SCOUT AWARD RECIPIENTS

HONOR MERRICK GIRL SCOUT AWARD RECIPIENTS

Legislator Steve Rhoads and Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves recently attended an Award Ceremony for the Merrick Association of Girl Scouts at the Merrick Golf Course in Merrick. 29 young ladies were honored at the ceremony for Gold, Silver, Bronze an...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HONORS BATON ROUGE POLICE OFFICERS

HONORS BATON ROUGE POLICE OFFICERS

Nassau County Legislators Steve Rhoads and Dennis Dunne, Sr. joined together with the Nassau County Police Department’s Chief of Department, Steven E. Skrynecki, and Police PBA President James Carver to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in B...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS AND PRESIDING OFFICER GONSALVES ATTEND EAGLE SCOUT SCHNEIDER’S COURT OF HONOR

Honor Eagle Scout

Legislator Steve Rhoads and Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended Boy Scout Troop 192’s Eagle Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Fredrick Schneider at the Bellmore Presbyterian Church in Bellmore. For his project Fredrick, a resident of Bellmore, buil...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS AND PRESIDING OFFICER GONSALVES PRESENT STUDENT CITIZENSHIP AWARDS

STUDENT CITIZENSHIP AWARDS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves had the privilege to honor seniors Mikayla Dempsey, Christopher Carrano, Haley Morales and Christopher Rattoballi, from W. C. Mepham High School in Bellmore, as the recipients of ...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Long Island Rail Road Community Forum

LIRR Community Forum

Legislator Steve Rhoads invites all residents to attend a
Long Island Rail Road Community Forum

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 • 7:30 PM – 9:00 PMTackapausha Museum – 225 Washington Ave., Seaford

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to att...Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Public Safety Community Forum

Public Safety Community Forum

Legislator Steve Rhoads invites all residents to attend an important
Public Safety Community Forum

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 • 7:30 PM – 9:00 PMWantagh Public Library – 3285 Park Ave., Wantagh

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads invites you to att...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

Legislator Steve Rhoads Invites You To Attend A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

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If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year. To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, the...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Protect yourself from zika virus

Protect yourself from zika virus

 What is Zika Virus?

Zika Virus is a disease that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito.  The Aedes Albopictus is a species, known as the Asian Tiger Mosquito, that can transmit the Zika Virus....Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Legislator Rhoads to Host Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspections

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016 • 9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON
Cedar Creek Park – 3340 Merrick Rd., Seaford, NY 11783

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads urges all parents, grandparents and caregivers to have their child car seats inspected on Monday, May 16th at Ce...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ATTENDS BELLMORE’S EASTER PARADE

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Legislator Rhoads attended the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores’ Annual Easter Parade.

Pictured above are Legislator Rhoads, the Easter Bunny and some happy, hoppy marchers in the Easter Parade.

Posted on: March 23, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS GREETS POET LAUREATE ELIE FLUERANT

RHOADS GREETS POET LAUREATE ELIE FLUERANT

Legislator Rhoads was the Guest of Honor at Poet Laureate Elie Fleurant’s book signing at the Uniondale Public Library.

Pictured above are Legislator Rhoads and Poet Laureate Elie Fluerant.

Posted on: March 23, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HONORS OUTGOING UNITED VETERANS ORGANIZATION PRESIDENT

RHOADS HONORS OUTGOING  UNITED VETERANS ORGANIZATION PRESIDENT

Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with fellow Nassau County Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Dennis Dunne, SR. and attended the United Veterans Organization Testimonial Dinner honoring outgoing UVO President Rick Gales.

Pictured are UVO Member William ...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HONORS ALISON FRANKEL AS 2016 TRAILBLAZER FOR WOMENS HISTORY MONTH

RHOADS HONORS ALISON FRANKEL  AS 2016 TRAILBLAZER FOR WOMENS

Alison Frankel of Bellmore was named the 2016 Woman Trailblazer in Nassau County’s 19th Legislative District. Legislator Rhoads presented her husband, Wayne Frankel, with a citation recognizing her honor.

Posted on: March 2, 2016

NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

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Legislator Steve Rhoads & County Executive Ed Mangano invite you to attend a:
NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM You can save a life of a loved one from overdose

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Freeport Memorial Library – 144 W. Mer...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Legislator Rhoads Invites You to a SANDY Storm Recovery Resource Fair

Sandy

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads is hosting SANDY Storm Recovery Resource Fair at Freeport High School on February 22nd at 4pm for homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy. It has been more than 3 years since the storm, and many people are still look...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2016

2016 TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS

2016 TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads is sponsoring workshops to help residents file property tax assessment grievance applications. If you are a homeowner who disagrees with the new tentative property tax assessment as shown on your Nassau County Proper...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

2017-18 TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT DISCLOSURE NOTICES ONLINE

2017-18 TENTATIVE ASSESSMENT
DISCLOSURE NOTICES ONLINE

Mineola, NY - Acting County Assessor Jim Davis announced that notices of tentative assessed value for the 2017-2018 property tax year are available for viewing to homeowners on the Department ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

Scam alert! Don’t be a Victim of Phone Scams!

scam alert! Don’t be a Victim of Phone Scams!

Legislator Steve Rhoads, County Executive Ed Mangano and Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations requesting payment via Gree...

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Posted on: October 23, 2015

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. The Nassau County Department of Health offers these Halloween safety tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for everyone.

JACK-O-LANTERNS

  • If a chil...
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Posted on: October 19, 2015

Legislator Rhoads Passes Expansion of Panic Alarm Legislation Beyond Schools

Religious Institutions, Buildings, “Critical Infrastructure” to be included

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter today announced the passage of new panic alarm legislation for places of gathering in Nassa...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2015

ATTENTION HOMEOWNERS: APPLY NOW FOR PROPERTY TAX SAVINGS

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 4, 2016

Nassau County homeowners are offered a variety of tax exemptions to help reduce property taxes. You may be eligible for one or more of the property tax exemptions described here.

For applications and brochure...

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Three Accessibility & Elevation Workshops

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Are you a homeowner trying to resolve the issues between accessibility and elevation...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

NARCAN TRAINING COMMUNITY FORUM

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wantagh High School - 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

Many of us know a loved one or relative that may be abusing opioids like Oxycodone, Hydrocodone or Heroin. Unfortunately, many Long Islanders are losing t...Read on...

Posted on: September 24, 2015

MANGANO AND RHOADS ANNOUNCE BELLMORE STREETSCAPE AND BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

Bellmore Streetscape

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Steve Rhoads today announced a Bellmore Streetscape Project as a part of Nassau County’s “Operation Restore Our Roadways.”

“My administration has made it a priority to restore our roads ...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2015

BELLMORE STREET FESTIVAL

Unused Prescription

Legislator Steve Rhoads, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves & the
Nassau County Police Department invite you to safely get rid of your unwanted or unused prescription medications at the

BELLMORE STREET FESTIVAL Sunday, September 20, 2015
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Posted on: August 31, 2015

PR Water Conservation AUG 2015

Water is an important part of our environment in Nassau County.  We are surrounded by ocean, bays, ponds, streams and inlets.  Additionally, Nassau County sits just a few hundred feet above our drinking water aquifers.  It i...

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

LIGHTS, CAMERA . . . NASSAU!

I am proud of the economic growth here in Nassau County. When Grumman left Bethpage, it created a challenge of: How to replace one of the largest employers in Nassau?

Thanks to dedication and vision, the Grumman property has grown from a single-employ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2015

Free Legal Consultations for Seniors at the Nassau County Bar Association in Mineola Sept. 16th

The Nassau County Bar Association is offering free legal consultations for Nassau County residents 65 and older on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bar Assn., 15th & West Streets in Mineola, a block south of Old Country Road. Ther...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2015

Legislator Steve Rhoads reminds homeowners about SEPTEMBER 15TH DEADLINE TO REVIEW FEMA CLAIMS

I would like to remind National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders who filed a claim with FEMA as a result of Hurricane Sandy that they have until September 15th to register to have their files reviewed if they believe their claims were underpai...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

LEGISLATOR RHOADS WELCOMES MISS WANTAGH CONTESTANTS

LEGISLATOR RHOADS WELCOMES MISS WANTAGH CONTESTANTS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves welcomed contestants of the Miss Wantagh 2015 pageant to the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. The Miss Wantagh pageant is about a teen represen...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ATTENDS JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER CAMP

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ATTENDS JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER CAMP

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves at the first ever County and State fire camp for Junior Firefighters at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy in Old Bethpage. This camp was attended by 30 Junior Firefigh...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2015

RHOADS, GONSALVES AGAIN CALL ON STATE LAWMAKERS TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL PREDATORS

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Joins with Parents for Megan’s Law in Call for Albany Special Session

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Presiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves joined Laura Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, Nassau and Suffolk County Legislato...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Legislator Rhoads and Nassau County take on “Zombie” Homes with New Land Bank

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Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads voted this week to approve legislation authorizing the creation of a Nassau County Land Bank. The Land bank is a non-profit corporation that will buy, restore and market abandoned properties – a.k.a “Zombie Homes”. ...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2015

Legislator Rhoads Proudly Announces Breast Cancer Screenings from the NUMC Digital Mammograph Van

Breast Cancer Screening

• Wednesday, August 19, 2015 • 8:45 AM to 12:00 Noon •
St. William the Abbot School – 2001 Jackson Ave., Seaford

Legislator Steve Rhoads is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van will be coming to our area...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2015

It’s Mosquito Season in Nassau County

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Mosquito season has begun. Many residents have contacted my office to alert me to the presence of mosquitoes and to ask about controlling the mosquito population. The first thing you should do is report your mosquito complaint to the Nassau County Depar...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Legislator Steve Rhoads encourages you to become a member of C.E.R.T.

C.E.R.T

The Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) program educates and trains Nassau County residents in basic disaster response and recovery skills. When an emergency or disaster happens, C.E.R.T. members can give critical support to first-line responder...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Legislator Steve Rhoads Invites You To Attend A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS WORKSHOP

Property Tax Exemptions

If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment, you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year.

To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, N...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Legislator Rhoads Invites You to a SANDY Storm Recovery Resource Fair

SANDY Strom Recovery Resource Fair

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads is hosting SANDY Storm Recovery Resource Fair at JFK High School on May 26th at 5pm for homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy. It is 2 ½ years after the storm, and many people are still looking for guidance.

Al...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Legislator Steve Rhoads and Senator Michael Venditto Invite You to an Important Community Event

Legislator Steve Rhoads and Senator Michael Venditto Invite You to an Important Community Event

BELLMORE – MERRICK DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY
Saturday, May 30, 2015 • 10:00 am to 1:00 pmMepham High School - 2401 Camp Ave., Bellmore, NY 11710

Bellmore-Merrick residents are invited to help fight prescription drug abuse and misuse by discarding your unus...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Nassau County Declares May as “Melanoma Awareness Month”

Nassau County Declares May as Melanoma Awareness Month

Legislator Steve Rhoads announced Nassau County’s annual “May is Melanoma Awareness Month” campaign. Spearheaded by Colette Coyne, the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) was formed in 1998 after Colette Coyne’s thirty-year old daughter die...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Legislator Steve Rhoads is Fighting to Protect our Children by Making Laws Tougher on Sex Offenders

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New York State’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, recently took away Nassau County’s ability to set its own residency rules on convicted sex offenders.

That’s why Legislator Steve Rhoads is leading the fight for our state legislators to help Nassau...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Legislator Steven D. Rhoads is Working to Protect Nassau Taxpayers from $100 Million in New Liability Annually

NC TAX BILL

Despite being just one of the entities that collects property taxes, Nassau County is responsible to pay out 100% of tax refunds. Left unchecked, this system has led to $2 billion in debt to Nassau County. I am pleased to announce two reforms that will el...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

LEGISLATOR STEVEN D. RHOADS ANNOUNCES NEW POTHOLE REPAIR INITIATIVE

Nassau County Legislator Steven D. Rhoads is pleased to announce a new, aggressive plan to repair potholes in Nassau County.

Nassau County Legislator Steven D. Rhoads is pleased to announce a new, aggressive plan to repair potholes in Nassau County. Under the new plan, municipalities will share reported pothole complaints in “real-time” so that highway crews can be dispatched t...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

MANGANO LAUNCHES AGGRESSIVE POTHOLE REPAIR PROGRAM WITH CITIES, TOWNS & VILLAGES

Pathole Repair Program

Urges Residents to Call or Use Nassau Now App to Report Potholes

Mineola, NY - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Gl...Read on...