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Posted on: February 25, 2021

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE ?HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!?

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Tuesday, MARCH 9, 2021  •  2:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Wantagh Fire Dept. Headquarters – 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

 

Hosted by Legislator Steve Rho...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 17, 2021

NASSAU LEGISLATORS JOIN VACCINE REGISTRY EFFORTS, WANT MORE FOCUS ON VACCINATING SENIORS

The Nassau County Legislative Majority today joined the growing number of public officials across New York State calling for the establishment of a vaccine pre-registration system to help ease the nightmarish sign-up conditions that hundreds of thousands ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 8, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY DENOUNCES WASTED VACCINE DOSES IN NEW YORK CITY

Reiterates Demand To Open City Vaccination Sites To Nassau Residents

In the wake of news stories that New York City is letting vaccines doses go to waste, the Nassau County Legislative Majority has again demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lif...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: February 4, 2021

MAJORITY REQUESTS GOVERNOR CUOMO OPEN MASS VACCINATION SITE AT NASSAU COLISEUM

Members of the Nassau County Legislature’s Republican Majority held a hearing on Thursday, February 4th to examine the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine within the county. During the course of the hearing, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello led ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 28, 2021

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE DEMANDS NEW YORK CITY LIFT RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS ON COVID-19 VACCINE

Announces Legislative Hearing to review Nassau Vaccine rollout

Today the Nassau County Legislative Majority demanded that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio lift the residency restriction to receive a vaccination at New York City testing sites allowing mor...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 26, 2021

COUNTY EXECUTIVE VETOES BILL TO CREATE GREATER TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature that would bring more transparency to government. The bill required more advance public notice of the meetings, agendas and actions of the Nassau County Planning Commission w...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: January 12, 2021

LEGISLATURE RENEWS CALL FOR ELECTED ASSESSOR AMID NEW APPOINTMENT

County Executive Laura Curran has signaled her intention to appoint Robin S. Laveman as the new Assessor of Nassau County. Laveman’s appointment would succeed current Assessor David Moog in the post. Moog is being moved to another department.

Fo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 15, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY PASSES BORROWING DEAL SAVING NASSAU TAXPAYERS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

After months of negotiations, members of the Legislative Majority have reached a deal with NIFA, and the Curran administration that will save Nassau taxpayers more than $200 million over the next 15 years while creating a fund to pay  small busin...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Nassau County Legislator Rhoads has teamed up with the US Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots

New, unwrapped toys will be collected untilTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

 

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwrapped toys will be located at the following Nassau County locations:

 

EAST MEADOW:

  • Main Lobby of Administration...
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Legislative District 19
Posted on: December 1, 2020

MAJORITY RELEASES IG REPORT DETAILING 2 MILLION DOLLAR SCAM ON COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

(Mineola, NY) – In September 2019, the Nassau County Comptroller’s Office and Comptroller Jack Schnirman fell victim to a cyber phishing scam that put $2 million of taxpayer money at risk, when the Comptroller’s Offi...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 23, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS TO COLLECT TOYS FOR TOTS – PLEASE DONATE TODAY!

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS TO COLLECT TOYS FOR TOTS – PLEASE DONATE TODAY! 

Legislator Rhoads is sponsoring several Toys for Tots Collections Boxes at the locations listed below from November 22nd until December 22nd 2020.  Please ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 9, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ANNOUNCES NEW VETERANS LEGISLATION AHEAD OF VETERANS DAY

Mineola, NY – Nassau County, with a population of over 1.3 million people has one of the largest number of veterans in New York state, and nation. As of 2017, more than 45,000 veterans resided in Nassau. Today, members of the Nassau Cou...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: November 5, 2020

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ANNOUNCES BLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR DONORS

Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  

“Eve...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 23, 2020

RHOADS CLAIMS “VICTORY FOR TAXPAYERS"

JUDGE FAILS TO RULE CURRAN REASSESSMENT WAS “FAIR ACCURATE, RELIABLE” AND DIRECTS THAT SETTLEMENT CANNOT BE USED AGAINST HOMEOWNERS IN ASSESSMENT CASES

Mineola, NY – Recently, a group of homeowners filed a class action lawsuit...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 23, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY SUBMITS COMMON SENSE AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S BUDGET

 

Returns Money to Taxpayers, Restores Bus Lines, adds additional 

Ambulance Personnel, Creates Fund to Pay down debt

(Mineola, NY) - The Majority Ca...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 21, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS REMINDS NASSAU COUNTY SENIORS TO GET A FLU SHOT

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 10:00 Am to 4:00 PM   

Wantagh Public Library – 3285 Park Avenue, Wantagh

 

Legislator Steve Rhoads, in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau University Medical Center ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 9, 2020

“Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Day Event

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Safely Discard Expired, Unused or Unwanted Medications at the 

“Shed the Meds” Drug Take-Back Day Event

Drive Up – Drop Off – Drive Away

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24th - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Bellmore Train S...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: October 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

Saturday, October 17h

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Merrick Public Library – 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick

 

Legislator Steve Rhoads will be holding mobile office hours to mee...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 22, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ANNOUNCES CRP MONEY FOR VILLAGE OF FREEPORT

Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with the Nassau County Legislature in approving numerous community projects throughout Nassau County with funding from the Community Revitalization Project (CRP) fund. These projects, secured through Inter-Municipal Agreemen...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 14, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

LEGISLATOR RHOADS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

(BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

Saturday, September 26th

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Wantagh Park Community Room

1 King Road, Wantagh

Legislator Steve Rhoads will be holding mobile office hours to meet one on one with r...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: September 8, 2020

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020  •  2:30 PM – 8:30 PMWantagh Fire Dept. Headquarters – 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Hosted by Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Chris Carini,the Wantagh Fire Department & New York Blo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: August 13, 2020

WALKER AND RHOADS ANNOUNCE FUNDING TO REBUILD GAZEBO BUILT IN HONOR OF SLAIN SPECIAL AGENT

When Tropical Storm Isaias hit Long Island last week, the gazebo in Seaford’s Washington Avenue Park that was dedicated to ATF Senior Special Agent John Capano was badly damaged. Legislators Rose Marie Walker and Steve Rhoads announced at a pres...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: June 26, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS HELPS CLEAN UP MILL POND PRESERVE IN WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with dozens of volunteers for the annual Water Chestnut Pull at Mill Pond Preserve in Wantagh. The annual clean up is run in conjunction with the State Department of Environmental Conservation.  The vo...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 15, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATORS PARTNER WITH M&C VENTURE GROUP TO DONATE THOUSANDS OF FACE SHIELDS TO EMTS

As the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, many first responders are in desperate need of the necessary supplies that keep them safe from this dangerous virus. Fire fighters, EMTs, ambulance companies, and other first responders need to be protected because althou...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 11, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS DELIVERS LETTERS TO OUR HEROES AND MEALS TO HEALTHCARE WORKERS

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads joined with Danny Antin, owner of Danny’s Chinese Kitchen in Merrick to deliver hot lunches to healthcare workers at Winthrop University Hospital. Legislator Rhoads also brought messages of support from chil...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: April 20, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have passed an emergency resolution to give residents and b...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 31, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS ANNOUNCES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DRIVE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020  10:00AM  3:00 PM

WANTAGH PARK  1 KING RD., WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and Town of Hempstead Councilman Chris Carini are hosting...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A COMMUNITY POLICING FORUM

?LEGISLATOR RHOADS INVITES YOU TO 

ATTEND A COMMUNITY POLICING FORUM

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020  -  7:00 PM

Wantagh High School – 3297 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh

Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Wantagh-Seaford Homeowners...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR RHOADS & BAXTER’S PET PANTRY PRESENT A SPRING PET FOOD DRIVE

MARCH 3RD – APRIL 30TH 2020

Baxter’s Pet Pantry was established in 2009 to assist families who might be having difficulty feeding their beloved pets, and to avoid having those family pets placed in a shelter as a result of these challen...

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Legislative District 19
Posted on: March 3, 2020

WANTAGH FIRE DEPT. COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Wantagh fire dept. community blood drive 

Tuessday, march 31, 2020  •  2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wantagh Fire Department Headquarters - 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads and the Wantagh Fire D...

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Legislative District 19