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Mangano Announces Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Great Neck

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, and County Legislator Ellen Birnbaum will join with COPAY Inc. treatment center and Great Neck Public Schools to invite residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop with Naloxone (Narcan) training – on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Great Neck South High School, located at 341 Lakeville Road. Attendees will be trained to administer Narcan, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycontin and vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, hear about new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Narcan kit is provided ... Read More
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Toys of Hope in Nassau

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The Nassau County Police Department and the NCPD Explorers – in partnership with County Executive-Elect Laura Curran of Baldwin and Legislator Kevan Abrahams of Hempstead – traveled around the County this past weekend, distributing toys to children in economically disadvantaged areas. The Toys of Hope Children’s Charity & American Giving Project Toy Parade held on Saturday, Dec 2, distributed more than 3,000 toys to children from Pre-K to 6th grade, in Roosevelt, Uniondale, Freeport and Baldwin. Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder joined the toy caravan, which featured a float carrying Santa with gifts. Police motorcycles and patrol cars led the parade, giving children and their families a... Read More
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Nassau County Hires New Police Recruits

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          Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder announce the hiring of 67 new police recruits who will be sworn in at a ceremony tomorrow, Friday December 1, 2017 at 12:00p.m. at the Donald F. Kane Auditorium located at Police Headquarters, 1490 Franklin Ave., Mineola. This new group of recruits will commence an intense 7-month training session before they begin patrolling the streets of Nassau County.   Advertisements ... Read More
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Mangano Offers First Bilingual Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Hempstead

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By Eden Laikin Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs, invite residents to attend the County’s first free Bilingual Overdose Prevention Workshop with Naloxone (Narcan) training, on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 from 10 am-12pm at the Hispanic Counseling Center, located at 344 Fulton Avenue in Hempstead. The training will be provided in English, and Spanish, by way of a translator using nationally-recognized translation equipment. Attendees will be trained to administer Narcan, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new... Read More
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Mangano Cites 8% Decrease in Overdose Deaths so far in 2017

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By Eden Laikin Nassau County has seen 8% fewer overdose deaths this year, over the same time last year – according to Police Department reports; those records also show an 8% increase in overdose reversals, or lives saved with Narcan, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced today. As the nationwide opioid epidemic continues to devastate families and communities across the country, and the death tolls continue to rise, local advocates say that Nassau’s aggressive lifesaving efforts – namely its free Narcan training program – have begun to see a downturn. Between January and October of 2016, police records of 911 calls show that 113 Nassau residents died from drug overdoses. As of October of this year, rec... Read More
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Mangano : Nassau IDA Bringing 400+ Jobs, Headquarters of NYC High-Tech Firm to Port Washington

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has lured a New York City-based high-technology company to Port Washington with an economic development compact that will result in the move of 163 jobs and the creation of 255 additional high-paying jobs in Nassau County. Agilant Solutions Inc., formerly known as ASI System Integration, Inc., plans to move its national headquarters from Manhattan to a 72,500-square-foot warehouse and office building owned by Ivy Enterprises at 3 Seaview Boulevard, Port Washington. “This is a huge coup for Nassau County and my economic development team deserves kudos for not just helping to keep Agilant in New York Stat... Read More
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MANGANO INVITES SUFFOLK COUNTY RESIDENTS TO ATTEND MEETING AND LEARN ABOUT NASSAU’S NEWEST RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR HEROIN AND PAINPILL ADDICTION.

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By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano invites Suffolk County residents to come and learn about Nassau’s newest and successful treatment program for those who are dependent on heroin or pain pills, by attending one of the County’s free weekly education and support groups. “You can live a life free from opioids, recovery is possible,” County Executive Mangano said. “We have examples of this (medication-assisted) treatment working in residents lives. I invite all Long Islanders to attend our Tuesday night meeting and hear from those currently on the program. Come learn about this pathway to recovery.” The program, called a Shot at Life, combines monthly injections of long acting Naltrexone – an... Read More
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Slight Decrease in Nassau Deaths from Heroin and other Opiates

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By Eden Laikin The number of fatal overdoses in Nassau County appears to be decreasing slightly since 2016, and more residents are being saved with the opioid overdose antidote, Narcan, this year – records show. According to Nassau County Police 911 reports, approximately 113 residents died from drug overdoses between January and October of last year – while 311 people were saved from potentially fatal overdoses, by members of the police department.  This year, between January and October, 104 residents died from overdoses and 353 lives were saved with Narcan. As of July 15 of this year, the Nassau Medical Examiner certified 98 opioid-related deaths in the County. Records show that nearly half of those overdose ... Read More
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Nassau Gives Dozens Suffering with Substance Use Disorder, a Shot at Life

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As Nassau County’s Shot at Life (Vivitrol) program to treat heroin and pain pill addiction completes its 2nd year, an in-house study of dozens of participants found that 68% stopped abusing opioids and stayed drug-free for at least 3 months. Just over 63% stayed clean and in treatment for at least 6 months and 41%, for at least 12 months. Out of 63 individuals who came through the weekly Shot at Life (Vivitrol) support group meetings since Jan 2016, 13 have completed the treatment program and remain in remission from the disease of addiction. Another 21 are still getting monthly Vivitrol shots and staying drug-free. Vivitrol – FDA approved in 2010 to prevent ... Read More
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MANGANO ANNOUNCES NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY IN NASSAU COUNTY

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Department of Social Services and Nassau County Family Court, in partnership with the Long Island Children’s Museum, will participate in its sixteenth annual National Adoption Day Ceremony on Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City beginning at 10:00 a.m., where the adoptions of 26 children in foster care will be finalized. “This is a wonderful and inspiring celebration,” said County Executive Mangano. “Nassau County is dedicated to building and strengthening our families. We are devoted to ensuring every child freed for adoption has a permanent, loving f... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in BETHPAGE

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Rose Walker will join with the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management, and Family and Children’s Association, to invite residents to  a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Monday, Nov. 20, from 7pm-9pm at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center, located at 510 Grumman Road W. in Bethpage. Attendees will be trained to administer Narcan, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Narcan kit is provided to each trainee. ... Read More
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Mangano: United Veterans Organization Hosts Veterans Day Service at Eisenhower Park

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined County Legislators Laura Schaefer and Rose Walker, members of the United Veterans Organization (UVO) and members of Long Island’s health care community, at the UVO’s annual Veteran’s Day service at Veteran’s Plaza in Field 6 of Eisenhower Park on Sunday, November 5th. The event included an opening address by County Executive Mangano and a performance by the St. Agnes Choir. “On behalf of the residents of Nassau County, I thank all of the veterans who served our country in times of war and peace and our servicemen and women who are now defending freedom around the world,” said County Executive Mangano. “Today, at this beautiful memorial, we gather to recogni... Read More
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Multiple Narcotics Arrests in Bellmore

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Narcotics Vice Squad Detectives made 14 Narcotics arrests in Bellmore last night – Nov. 2 – culminating an investigation into sales and possession of controlled substances in the area. Executing a search warrant for a premise located on Hazel Street in N. Bellmore, Detectives recovered material consistent with the manufacturing of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC oil). This included: glass jars, glass beakers, tubing, a vacuum pump, syringes, scales, a money counter, computer, Ipads, vape pens, assorted chemicals and compounds. Also recovered were substances believed to be Oxycodone, Adderall, Suboxone and assorted THC oils and marijuana.  The following six vehicles were confiscated: 2017 BMW SUV, 2012 Mercedes Benz SUV, 2012... Read More
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NASSAU POLICE OFFICER EXAM TO BE HELD IN JANUARY

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder, along with Civil Service Executive Director Karl Kampe, announce plans to hold a Nassau County Police Officer Exam on January 16, 2018. The filing deadline to take the exam is December 5, 2017. County Executive Mangano believes this is an excellent opportunity to apply for a career in law enforcement with the Nassau County Police Department. Becoming a Nassau County Police Officer will enable applicants to serve the community, face new challenges on a daily basis, and have diversified job tasks. Commissioner Ryder believes it is essential that Nassau County’s Police Force is representative of the community in which we serve.   We will be... Read More
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MANGANO SWEARS IN 5 NEW NASSAU COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL TRAINEES

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Fire Marshal Scott Tusa swore in five new Fire Marshal trainees on Monday, October 30th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. County Executive Mangano administered the Oath of Office to the five men who will begin their training towards positions in the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office. The new trainees are: James Hoepelman of Lynbrook; Stephen Foran of West Hempstead; Kevin Collins of North Bellmore; Dominic Buffolino of Westbury; and Joseph Capuano of Merrick. “It is my honor to swear in the new Nassau County Fire Marshal trainees,” said County Executive Mangano. “I commend each of the trainees for... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Roslyn

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton will join with Port Washington Police and St. Francis Hospital to invite residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 7pm-9pm at the hospital’s DeMatteis Center, located at 101 Northern Blvd in Greenvale (Roslyn). Attendees will be trained to administer Narcan, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and Vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Narcan kit is provided to each trainee. “It’s not just he... Read More
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Mangano Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center at Nassau’s Hub

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LIRR-CC PC Pictured above from left to right: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Bruce Ratner, Board Member, Sloan Kettering; Dr. Jose Baselga, Chief Medical Officer; and Dr. Richard Barakat, Director, Regional Care Network, Sloan Kettering Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined local leaders, as well as Sloan Kettering administrators and patients, to sign a symbolic beam, commemorating the official groundbreaking of the new Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Thursday, October 19th at the Nassau Hub in Uniondale. “It is an honor and privilege to have a global health ... Read More
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Mangano Recognizes National School Safety Week

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder announce safety initiatives in association with National School Safety Week. This morning – Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:45 a.m. – the Nassau County Police Department’s  Problem Oriented Police (POP) Officers conducted Controlled Traffic Enforcement – utilizing Laser and Radar to enforce Vehicle and Traffic Laws – in school zones across the County. Also this morning, P.O.P. officers joined students at Garden City Park Elementary School, on Central Avenue in New Hyde Park, to create identification cards with the student’s picture and fingerprints utilizing a Kid Pix machine.  ... Read More
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Mangano Celebrates Official Grand Opening of NCPD’s Fourth Precinct

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Pictured above with Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano are: C. William Gaylor, Nassau County Legislator; Patrick Ryder, Acting Police Commissioner; Inspector Lee Steinberg, Commanding Officer, 4th Precinct; David Mack, Assistant Commissioner, NCPD; Rabbi Dov Schwartz, NCPD Chaplain; and other Nassau Police officials and local residents Hewlett, NY –Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Nassau Police officials and local residents, for the official grand opening ceremony of the NCPD’s new Fourth Precinct building, on Tuesday, October 17th, at 1699 Broadway in Hewlett. “Nassau residents enjoy one of the lowest crime rates in the na... Read More
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Mangano Promotes the Importance of Lead Poisoning Prevention Week : October 22nd – 28th, 2017

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Mineola, NY –  In observation of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW), October 22nd – 28th, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein remind residents that lead poisoning is one of the most preventable childhood health problems.  To raise awareness of the consequences of lead poisoning in children and pregnant women, Nassau County participates in NLPPW and encourages parents and caregivers to learn more about preventing lead poisoning. In 2016, over 70 new cases of lead poisoned children were identified in Nassau County (blood-lead levels ≥10 mcg/dL). Lead poisoning is a preventable disease that can cause learning disabilities, behavioral prob... Read More
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Mangano: More lives saved, less overdose deaths in September

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At least 45 people were saved from overdoses in Nassau last month – revived either by members of the Nassau Police Department or local volunteer fire departments – or by civilians who County officials trained to administer Narcan – the antidote to an opioid overdose – during a free overdose prevention workshop. Seven other residents died in September from either Heroin or prescription pain medication. It was the most saves and least deaths of any month, in Nassau, in the two and a half years that the data has been collected. Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said he was greatly encouraged that the numbers appeared to be moving in a more positive direction. “But if you’re a loved one of one of the ... Read More
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MANGANO HOSTS “GLOW OF HOPE” CEREMONY IN RECOGNITION OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and his wife Linda joined breast cancer survivors and other members of the community for a “Glow of Hope” program on Thursday, October 5th at 6:00pm at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola, in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Building was lit pink in order to raise awareness of early detection for breast cancer and to celebrate the lives of those impacted by the disease. “Until we have a cure, our best weapon is still regular screening, early detection and timely treatment,” said County Executive Mangano. “As we light the dome pink we think of all the people who a... Read More
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MANGANO – COUNTY PROGRAM SAVES LIVES; SCHOOLS URGED TO DO SAME

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By Eden Laikin County Executive Ed Mangano said today that at least 50 people, who received lifesaving training by Nassau officials over the past 5 years, have reported using those skills – and the lifesaving medication they were given – to save the life of a friend or family member overdosing on opioids. He said the 50 were among 9,000 (mostly non-medically trained) people, trained by County officials to administer an overdose reversal agent called Naloxone (Narcan), which was provided free to them. Meanwhile, he said, Nassau Police officers, and medics, who routinely respond to overdoses. have made at least 768 “overdose reversals” or “saves” with Naloxone since 2015. There were 354 reported overdose deaths du... Read More
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MANGANO THANKS VETERANS ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR HELP IN COLLECTING FOR HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF

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Pictured from left to right: Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano; Ralph Esposito, Director of Veterans Service Agency; Steve Bonom, President of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 82; and Bob Chiappone, Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano honored the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, along with the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 82 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, for their work in organizing a collection for Hurricane Harvey relief. Due to their efforts, and the generous donations of Nassau County’s Veterans, over $5,000 was raised in just 3 hours. The money was collected at the annual Nassau County POW-MIA c... Read More
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Mangano and Police Announce North Massapequa Drug Bust

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Nassau Police arrested three North Massapequa men last night for selling Concentrated Cannibus, THC Oil and crack cocaine. Detectives from the Narcotics/Vice Squad, in conjunction with the Nassau County COPE unit, began a joint investigation in the N. Massapequa area in April 2017. Arrested were John Griffin, 25, Christopher A. Ruiz, 21, and John J. Kossmann, 22 – all of Massapequa Park. A search warrant, executed at a residence shared by Griffin and Ruiz, recovered: a dagger, switchblade knife, butterfly knife, machetes, folding knives, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, an undetermined amount of US currency, drug paraphernalia and substances believed to be marijuana, crack cocaine, concentrated Cannibus and THC e... Read More
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Mangano and Breast Cancer Survivors to Raise Awareness of Early Detection

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Mineola, NY – To raise awareness of early detection for breast cancer and to celebrate the lives of those impacted by the disease, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and breast cancer survivors will gather for a “Glow of Hope” program on Thursday, October 5th at 6:00pm in the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. When there is sufficient darkness, all in attendance will gather outside for the official “Pink Illumination” of the building’s dome.  National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an initiative to increase awareness of breast cancer issues, especially the importance of early detection. “Glow of Hope serves not only as a tribute to those who... Read More
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Mangano and Human Rights Commission Hold Vigil for Victims in Las Vegas

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Mineola, NY – In response to the events that occurred in Las Vegas on Sunday night, which claimed the lives of 59 individuals and injured over 500 others, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, joined with the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights,   to host a vigil to honor and pray for the victims of this unprecedented act of violence. “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the families of those who were killed or wounded in Sunday’s attack,” County Executive Mangano said. “Nassau Police closely monitored the situation and remains on heightened alert.” The vigil took place on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave, Mineola, at... Read More
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Mangano : Nassau Agencies Unite to Aid Victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

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Mineola, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with the Nassau County Hispanic Advisory Board and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs, today announced that the County will be partnering with local agencies to host several weekend donation drives to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Circulo de la Hispanidad, Feeding America, Island Harvest, Comite Civico Salvadoreno, Five Towns Association, Gilbane Building Company and various Hispanic leaders are joining in the efforts. The drives will all be held at Circulo de la Hispanidad, 605 Peninsula Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11550. There will be drives held on Saturdays: October 7th, 14th & 21st from... Read More
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MANGANO RECOGNIZES MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK

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Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined the Nassau County Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities and the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Nassau County to recognize Mental Health Awareness week, on Monday, September 25th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. County Executive Mangano presented a proclamation to E. Eda Franco, Executive Director of the MHA, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Week in Nassau County. The dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Building will be lit green in recognition of this important cause. “I want to thank the Nassau County Office of Mental Health, and the Mental Health Association of Nassau County f... Read More
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MANGANO CONGRATULATES SHERIFF’S RECRUIT GRADUATES

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Mineola, NY –Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker and Sheriff Michael Sposato to congratulate the 28 sheriff’s recruit graduates for 2017. The men and women have successfully completed their training and all but one will join the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department as Corrections Officers. One will be joining the Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office as a Fire Marshal. “The job of a corrections officer is a very difficult and often dangerous one.  It demands the utmost professionalism, vigilance and a distinct skill set,” said County Executive Mangano. “Each of you and your families should be extremely proud of your accomplishments. Congratulations o... Read More
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Three Plainview Teens Arrested After Another Teen Overdoses

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By Eden Laikin Nassau Police arrested 3 teens in Plainview yesterday for illegal drug possession, in connection with the non-fatal overdose of an 18-year old high school student. During the arrest, Narcotics Detectives seized a significant amount of drugs, with a street value of more than $500,000 – including: xanax, Roxicodone, cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana and ketamine. Police identified the narcotics seller as Kevin Staiano, 18, of Plainview. He was arrested during a vehicle traffic stop last night, along with the driver of the car in which he was riding, Brandon Bromberg, 18, also of Plainview. Recovered from the automobile was a backpack containing 1025 Xanax pills, 131 broken pieces of Xanax, 73 grams of Psil... Read More
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County Executive Mangano and Police Commissioner Ryder Announce Intensified Police Patrols for Jewish High Holy Days

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Nassau County Executive Edward  P. Mangano and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder have met with religious leaders throughout the county and announce intensified police patrols around temples and synagogues for the Jewish High Holy Days. Although there are no known imminent threats to Nassau County, Police continue to remain vigilant on their patrols in all areas of concern. The public is reminded if they see any suspicious activity to contact 911 immediately.  Suspicious social media activity can also be reported through Text – a – Tip via the Nassau County Crime Stoppers application available free for smartphones and tablets. Advertisements ... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Farmingdale

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Monday, Sept. 25th from 7pm-9pm at Farmingdale High School, located at 150 Lincoln Street. Attendees will be trained to administer Naloxone, which can reverse the fatal effects of an overdose on heroin, or prescription meds such as oxycodone and Vicodin. They’ll learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. A free nasal Naloxone kit is provided to each trainee. “It’s not just heroin that’s causing the overdose deaths on Long Island each day—it’s also misuse and abuse of prescription pain pills,... Read More
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Internet Drug Dealers Busted

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By Eden Laikin Nassau Police arrested two men in Franklin Square on Sunday for reportedly attempting to sell Narcotics over the Internet. Dean J. Moran, 29, of Great Neck and Nicolas Chapman, 27, of New Hyde Park were also found in possession of 16.5 grams of Cocaine, 13 Grams of MDMA (Ecstasy), 73 tabs of LSD, 2.5 ounces of Marijuana, 71 20mgs pills of Oxycodone, and liquid THC. The arrests come as the result of an extensive investigation by the Long Island Heroin Task Force for of sales conducted in the Franklin Square area. Defendant Moran is charged with 4 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. Chapman is charged with Attempted Petit Larceny. Both men were arraigned in First District Cour... Read More
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Mangano: Recovery Community Unites in Support of Hurricane Victims

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By Eden Laikin Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano’s wife Linda – a volunteer advocate in combatting the opioid epidemic – co-hosted a National Recovery Month program and dome lighting ceremony last night – Wednesday, September 13th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. The event – recognizing the federal campaign to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, and recovery support services – was also a way for those in recovery from mental health or substance abuse disorders to “give back” and help others. As part of the “gratitude ceremony,” those in recovery and their family members donated baby wipes, diapers, non-pe... Read More
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Mangano Announces 8th Annual “Cruise to the Show” Parade and Car Show

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More than 1,000 Vehicles to Participate in LI’s Largest Car Show Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the 8th Annual “Cruise to the Show” Parade and Car Show will be held on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th. “Modern Muscle Madness in Eisenhower Park,” an exclusive muscle car show will take place on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Eisenhower Park at Field 6 and 6A. Hundreds of modern muscle cars will be on display—from 2005 and up to today’s latest technologically advanced American Muscle Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford vehicles all on display. A live conc... Read More
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Mangano : Recovery Community to Unite in Support of Hurricane Victims

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and his wife Linda invite residents to a dome lighting ceremony on Wednesday, September 13th, 7pm-8pm, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave, Mineola, in honor of National Recovery Month in September. The event – recognizing the federal campaign to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, and recovery support services – will also be a way for those in recovery from mental health or substance abuse disorders to “give back” and help others. As part of this “gratitude ceremony,” those in recovery and their family members are asked to donate much needed items for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey a... Read More
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Mangano Announces Public Information Meeting on Five Towns Drainage Study

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East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery this week announced that a public information meeting on the Five Towns Drainage Study will be held on September 27th at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will discuss the results, recommendations and design concepts developed to mitigate existing flooding conditions and to ensure a more resilient, flood protected community for Five Towns residents. County Executive Mangano invites residents to attend and bring their friends and neighbors.  This project was funded by and conceived through the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program of the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery. WHEN:... Read More
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Mangano Orders Flags to Half-Staff on the 16th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks on America

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has ordered that flags on all County government buildings be flown at half-staff in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. This will be effective starting September 8, 2017 until sunset on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. “Monday, September 11th, will mark the sixteenth anniversary of the most horrific attacks on the shores of this great country, on thousands of its innocent residents, and on our own family members and friends. The horrendous attacks on our soil and the tragedies suffered on that day, the loss of human life, at the World Trade Center (WTC), in Washington DC, in Pennsylvania will not—and must not—ever be forgotten. We m... Read More
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Mangano and Police Advise Residents to Keep Their Parked Vehicles locked

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder want to alert the public that there has been an increase in larcenies from autos throughout Nassau County. The thefts are occurring at all times of the day and night – from vehicles that have been left unlocked. The following are police recommendations to help safeguard your vehicle: Always lock your vehicle, even when it’s parked in your driveway or garage. Never leave or hide a smart key, valet key, or spare key anywhere in or on your vehicle, no matter where you park it. Never leave valuables in your vehicle. If possible, park your vehicle in a locked garage. Keep the exterior of homes and drive... Read More
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Mangano to Intensify DWI/BWI Patrols For Labor Day

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will participate in a “STOP-DWI” Program that allocates additional police officers to conduct extensive DWI/BWI enforcement initiatives over this Labor Day holiday weekend. Nassau County Police will also intensify anti-terror patrols and monitor social media in addition to working with partners in local, state and federal law enforcement to gather critical intelligence in an effort to ensure the safety of all residents. “Drunk drivers and boaters put the lives and safety of innocent people in jeopardy every time they get behind the wheel,” said County Executive Mangano. “Nassau County Police Officers will be targeting drunk drive... Read More
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Mangano and Police Officials Announce Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and officials from the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA), Superior Officers Association (SOA), Detectives Association (DAI) and the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), at a press conference to announce an upcoming fundraiser to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The special recovery event—“Help For Houston”—will be held on Wednesday, September 6th from 5pm-9pm at Mulcahy’s Pub, 3232 Railroad Ave, Wantagh. “Volunteers, first responders and organizations from across America came to Nassau County to help us recover from Super Storm Sandy,” said County Executive Mangano.... Read More
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Mangano Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today recognized International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held on August 31st each year, aimed at raising awareness to the fact that the tragedy of overdose deaths is preventable. On this day each year, we remember those who were lost and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends who lost someone. Mangano also reminds residents that September is “National Recovery Month,” sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), whose mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. “National Recovery Mont... Read More
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Mangano: Nassau to Partner with Relief Agencies to Send Emergency Aid to Flood Victims

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Mineola, NY – To aid the residents of Southeast Texas and Louisiana currently coping with extreme flooding due to the historic rainfall brought by Hurricane Harvey, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the County’s Office of Emergency Management have partnered with several humanitarian relief agencies. This partnership will send much-needed emergency supplies and personnel to the impacted area. Groups like the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Island Harvest, and the Health and Welfare Council for Long Island have been on the front line of charitable aid to the victims. Nassau County is actively working with these organizations to expedite relief efforts. “Many agencies from across America came to Nassau Cou... Read More
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Mangano and Victim Families to Gather for 9/11 Sunset Candlelight & Remembrance Ceremony

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East Meadow, NY – With the 16th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 Attack on America quickly approaching, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and victim families will gather to honor the memory of those who lost their lives.  A Sunset Candlelight and Remembrance Ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial in Eisenhower Park, near Parking Field 6. County Executive Mangano stated, “The passage of time does not diminish the tragedy that our nation suffered 16 years ago.  As we prepare to observe a national day of remembrance on September 11th, it is imperative that we commemorate this day by reflectin... Read More
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Mangano And Police Officials Announce New Statistics on Heroin & Cocaine Deaths and Major Recovery Expo

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder today released statistics showing a significant uptick in deaths caused by cocaine, when used with other drugs like Heroin or Fentanyl, at a press conference at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola.  The newly released data from the Nassau County Medical Examiner’s office also showed that while fatal heroin overdoses have steadily declined since 2015, overdose deaths caused by the opioid Fentanyl or fentanyl analogues have nearly tripled. Mangano and Ryder were joined by parents who’ve lost children, in their 20s, to overdose – caused either by Fentanyl or a combination of Heroin & cocaine. “Educat... Read More
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Mangano Joins Police Officials to Announce New Statistics on Heroin & Cocaine Deaths and Major Recovery Expo

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Local Residents That Lost Family Members from Heroin Overdoses Will Speak Out for the First Time East Meadow, NY –  Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will join police officials for a press conference on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola to present new data involving heroin, cocaine and other opioid deaths in Nassau County. They will be joined by local residents who have lost loved ones from heroin and substance abuse. Mangano will also announce the first ever Bi-county Recovery Health & Wellness Expo, to take place in Eisenhower Park, Field 8, on Saturday, August 26th... Read More
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Mangano and Human Services Open Satellite Office at Eisenhower Park

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East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Department of Human Services today announced the opening of a satellite office, located at the Special Activities Center (SAC Building) in Parking Field 8 of Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.  Staff members will provide convenient alternative location access for the Office for the Physically Challenged, Office for the Aging, and the Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services. “The opening of the new satellite office in Eisenhower Park will provide a way for residents to utilize the programs and services they need, at a more convenient location,” said County Executive Mangano. “I want to thank Dr. James... Read More
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Mangano: Series of Public Information Forums Planned for Advocates in Minority Communities

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Departments of Social Services, Health, Youth Board and Minority Affairs will hold a Public Information Forum for advocates in the Latino Community on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Health and Human Services Building, 60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Uniondale from 2 pm – 3:30 pm in Room 101 A&B. The Forum is the first in a series of planned information programs for advocates in the cultural, ethnic and religious communities of Nassau County to familiarize them with the policies and procedures of the Department of Social Services (DSS). “These public information forums will go a long way in helping the many c... Read More
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Mangano: IDA Aids New Senior Housing in Downtown Farmingdale

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has approved an economic compact that will assist a developer in building an apartment complex in Farmingdale, intended and operated for occupancy for persons 55 years of age or older. “This project will further the redevelopment efforts of the Village of Farmingdale as its works with its master plan to revive its downtown and will create new, much-needed housing options for seniors,” said Mangano. The compact, approved by the IDA at its Aug. 16 meeting, will assist Ronkonkoma-based Carlyle Building LLC in constructing an approximately 50,497-square foot, 3-1⁄2-story apartment building on vaca... Read More
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MANGANO HONORS POLICE OFFICERS AND MEDICS FOR LIFE-SAVING RESCUE OF A RESIDENT FROM SUICIDE ATTEMPT

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder to honor seven police officers and medics who aided an individual attempting to commit suicide on Wednesday, August 16th at the Atlantic Ave/Brower Bridge in Oceanside. A suicidal man was found hanging off the bridge with a jumper cable tied around his neck. The officers arrived on scene, where Sergeant James Lorenzen ordered the rope to be cut. The man fell into the water, and the officers performed CPR. He is now in the hospital in stable condition. Mangano thanked all the first responders- including Police Medics Robert Sutton and William Rudnick; and Police Officers Michael Dudine, Joseph Monez, Thomas Izzo and ... Read More
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Mangano and Human Rights Commission to Hold Vigil for Charlottesville, VA

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Mineola, NY – In response to the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights, invite you to stand up against all forms of discrimination and hatred. In solidarity with the victims and families of those in Charlottesville, there will be a candlelight vigil to rebuke these actions and address community concerns. The vigil will take place on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave, Mineola, at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 16th. WHEN: TODAY, Wednesday, August 16 at 5:30 pm... Read More
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Mangano Extends Deadline for Student Poster Contest in Recognition of National Recovery Month

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is extending the deadline for children ages 12-15 to participate in a poster contest highlighting the dangers of illicit and prescription drugs, and the importance of saying NO.  Poster submissions are now being accepted until August 22, 2017. The theme of the contest is“Please Join Me in Being Drug-Free,” and is in recognition of National Recovery Month in September. It’s part of the Mangano admin... Read More
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Mangano: Nassau Police Run to Honor Fallen Officers

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The Nassau County Police Department’s Running Club will host the 24th Annual Memorial Run, in honor of the 36 Nassau Officers killed in the line of duty – on Monday, August 14, Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and County Executive Ed Mangano announced today. The 5K run starts at 7:00 pm, at Eisenhower Park – Field 2 in East Meadow, with the Kids Fun Run starting at 6:30 pm. Proceeds will be donated to Scholarship Funds in the Police Officer’s names. In addition to the hundreds of runners that participate in this event, Police Recruit Class 124-2017, with over 160 recruits, will also run as an organized group to show their support. Advertisem... Read More
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Mangano: Now Accepting Entries for the Competitive Exhibits at the Long Island Fair

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Old Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that entries for the Competitive Exhibits at the Long Island Fair are now being accepted. Artisans, craft-makers, botanists, gardeners and overall Long Island Fair enthusiasts are invited to plan their entry for the Competitive Exhibits at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration, which takes place this year on September 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th. The Competitive Exhibit schedule is as follows: September 3rd – Entry Form due for Scarecrow and Advanced Departments (must be mailed, no online entries for these categories) September 6th... Read More
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Mangano Announces Educational Program for HS Students at American Armor Museum

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Old Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Museum of American Armor, the Long Island Living History Group (LILHG) and Nassau County’s Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host a joint educational program for Long Island high school students to strengthen their understanding of World War II with a field trip this autumn. Entitled “Your Family’s World War II Legacy,” the program integrates classroom curriculum with operational armor, military field tactics and small arms in open woods reminiscent of World War II France. “I want to thank the Museum of American Armor and the LI Living History Group for putting together such a vital and educational program for Long Island’s high... Read More
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Mangano Celebrates Grand Opening of Karen’s Hope Home for Adults with Special Needs

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Seaford, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined with New York State Senator John Brooks to celebrate the grand opening of the Karen’s Hope Home for adults with special needs, on Friday, July 28th in Seaford. HOME funds, provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered by the Nassau County Office of Community Development, were used to renovate an existing single-family home and modify it to accommodate the needs of three developmentally disabled adults. “Congratulations to Karen Sil... Read More
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Mangano Invites Nassau & Suffolk Residents to Attend Recovery Health & Wellness Expo

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By Eden Laikin East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the first ever bi-county Recovery Health & Wellness Expo, in partnership with Great Escape Substance Abuse Training and Information Center in Baldwin, on Saturday, August 26th, 2:00-5:00pm at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. The event will be held in Parking Field 8, with guest speakers, musical performances and children’s activities—and an opportunity for residents speak with recovery-related groups and agencies from both Counties. “We’re all on this Island together—addiction does not stop at the border,” said County Executive Mangano. “I encourage all of Long Island’s residents to att... Read More
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Mangano Attends Fundraiser in Memory of Hempstead Teenager

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Hempstead, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined with Village of Hempstead Mayor Don Ryan in support of the 3rd Annual Kay-Day—a celebration and fundraiser in memory of 13-year-old Ka-Juan Polley, who died 2 years ago after being hit by a car in Hempstead. Ka-Juan’s mother and family set up the 3’s for Kay Foundation, Inc. in his memory, dedicated to supporting youth programs in the Hempstead community. Also in attendance were members of Parents and Children Together (PACT), a not-for-profit organization that serves the Village of Hempstead and surrounding communities. “I am honored to be here at the 3rd annual Kay-Day to show my support for such meaningful and important organization... Read More
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Mangano: Two More Drug Dealers Arrested in Nassau and More than 24 bags of heroin Taken off the Street

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Two men suspected of being responsible for the drug overdoses of two Nassau residents –one resulting in a death – were arrested this weekend for attempting to sell Heroin. A third man was arrested for possession of cocaine. More than 24 bags of heroin and 13 bags of crack cocaine were recovered during the arrests. Nassau Police Department’s Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives, and members of the Long Island Heroin Task Force, were investigating a fatal overdose which led them to Ronald Kibler, 25, of Wyandanch. Kibler was arrested in Massapequa on Sunday about 5:30pm for possessing and attempting to sell a controlled substance.  The driver of the car Kibler was in, was also taken into custody. Both defendants were arraigned tod... Read More
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Mangano: Nassau County Department of Health Receives National Awards

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One of 41 Health Departments Nationwide To Receive Prestigious Model Practice Award Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Department of Health was honored with a Model Practice Award at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) July 2017 Annual Conference.  The Nassau County Lifeguard Certification Program was one of 41 health departments across the nation to receive this prestigious award for developing programs that demonstrate exemplary and replicable best practices in response to a local public health need.  The Department was also honored with two Promising Practice A... Read More
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Mangano & Veterans Service Agency Encourage Residents to Donate to Veteran Food Pantry

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East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Veterans Services Agency (VSA) are encouraging residents to donate canned food, toiletries and books to a local food pantry for veterans in need. Veterans may visit the pantry at the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, located at 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building Q in East Meadow, Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (closed on holidays). All non-perishable donations are welcome! “My administration is committed to providing a better life for our... Read More
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Mangano Congratulates New Commander of LI’s US Marine Military Base at Special Ceremony

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Garden City, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined hundreds of United States Marines and military personnel at the historic 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines base for their “Change of Command” Ceremony on Friday, July 7th in Garden City.  Mangano introduced Lieutenant Colonel James Sweeney as the new Commander of Long Island’s US Marine Military Base. A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding officer to another. “I congratulate Lieutenant Colonel James Sweeney on his installation as Commander of Long Island’s U.S. Marine Military Base, and thank outgoing Commander Lieutenant Col... Read More
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Attention School Nurses: Free Lifesaving Heroin Overdose Prevention Training Available on July 13th

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By Eden Laikin Mineola, NY – Building on prior initiatives to train school nurses to administer the lifesaving overdose reversal antidote Naloxone, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites school nurses and residents to attend a free Overdose Prevention Workshop on Thursday, July 13th at 7pm at the East Meadow Firehouse, located at 197 East Meadow Avenue.  Free Naloxone kits are provided to each trainee.  During the workshop, attendees will be trained to administer Naloxone and learn the warning signs of drug addiction, new and effective treatment options, personal stories of recovery, and more. County Executive Mangano stated, “I encourage school personnel to take advantage of thi... Read More
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NEWS BRIEFS July 5, 2017

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced: Mineola, NY –a program in which income-eligible residents, age 60 and over, can receive a one-time (per person, per year) coupon book worth $20 to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at a local Farmers’ Market.  The coupons are provided by the New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.  They will be available at no cost after July 17th at easily accessible, convenient locations throughout Nassau County. Farmers’ Markets are places where local farmers sell their produce directly to consumers, usually right off the trucks.   The produce is seasonal, locally grown, fresh-picked and reasonably priced. For more informatio... Read More
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Mangano: Food Service Program to Provide Children with 62,000 Free Lunches this Summer

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Mineola, NY – County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) – administered by the Department of Social Services (DSS) and funded by New York State Department of Education – will begin July 5th and end August 18th.  In 2017 the County expects to serve approximately 62,300 lunches to 2,525 children at 30 community sites during the months of July and August. County Executive Mangano stated, “The Summer Food Service Program ensures children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.  Together, we are making sure no child goes hungry this summer in Nassau County.” Lunch meals are provided to all eligible children 18... Read More
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MANGANO; DRUG DEALER BLAMED FOR 2016 OVERDOSE DEATH, ARRESTED

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A drug dealer was arrested in Freeport this week after an investigation into his connection to a fatal overdose in August 2016 – Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced today. Nassau County Narcotics Vice Squad Detectives, in conjunction with officers from the Freeport Police Department and the Long Island Joint Heroin Task Force, arrested Anthony Howard, 33, of Freeport – for selling heroin on several dates in May and June of 2017 – after a drug sale Tuesday in Freeport. Detectives recovered 29 grams of heroin, an amount of cocaine, pills believed to be Tramadol and Watson, quinine and packaging materials – when they arrested Howard on Front Street at 6:45 pm. Quinine, used since the 1940’s as an anti... Read More
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MANGANO AND NASSAU POLICE OFFER CRITICAL WATER SAFETY TIPS

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter would like to remind county residents that water safety is something that all parents should be aware of.  Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related death among children ages 1 – 14. It can happen very quickly and in less than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of water, so filled bathtubs, swimming pools, wading pools, hot tubs, and even buckets of water and sinks can be dangerous. To reduce your child’s risk of drowning: Home Never leave a small child unattended in the bath. If you must answer the telephone or door, don’t rely on an older sibling to watch the child, bring the younger ... Read More
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Summer Safety Tips for Drivers, Cyclists and Pedestrians

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County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter would like to remind the residents of Nassau County that during the summer season they should be aware of bicyclists, joggers and walkers while traveling on the roadways. In 2016, from May to September, Nassau County had 144 bicycle accidents with 2 fatalities and 262 pedestrian accidents resulting in 12 fatalities. The following tips will help to ensure a safe summer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians:   * Drivers should watch their speed due to the increase of pedestrians and      cyclists, sudden stopping may be necessary. ... Read More
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Mangano: 320 Veterans Added to Walls of Honor in Eisenhower Park

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East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and Town of Hempstead Council members Dennis Dunne and Dorothy Goosby joined local veterans at a ceremony unveiling the names of 320 veterans added to the Walls of Honor in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, June 24th.  Nearly 8,500 veterans have been added to the Walls of Honor since the Monument Committee and Nassau County Veterans Monument Fund were established in 1991. “The Walls of Honor here at Eisenhower Park serve as a tribute to the heroes of Nassau County,” said County Executive Mangano. “The Walls were built for us to remember and honor the brave members of our military who risked, and many of whom gave, their l... Read More
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Mangano Announces 2017 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up at Lakeside Theatre

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Free Family Fun Concerts All Summer Long Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the 2017 Summer Concert schedule at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. All concerts are free of charge and begin at 8:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Concert goers will experience a wide variety of genres that range from disco to classical and oldies to musical theatre, providing entertainment to all music lovers. The Summer 2017 Concert schedule is as follows: June 2017: Friday, June 30th                               Swingtime Big Band July 2... Read More
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Mangano Attends Grand Opening of Newly Relocated Dealertrack Technologies

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Pictured from left to right: Frank Castagna, Castagna Realty Co, Inc; Mark Spector, Spectorgroup; Anna Kaplan, TOH Councilwoman; Sandy Schwartz, President of Cox Automotive; Cathy Hochul, Lt. Gov. of NY; Behind is Marvin Natiss, Mayor of North Hills; Mark F. O’Neil, COO of Cox Automotive; Keith Jezek, President of Software, Cox Automotive; John J. Cutleber, CEO, Castagna Realty Co, Inc; Kevin Law, CEO LI Association; Joseph Kearney, IDA; and Nicholas Terzulli, IDA ... Read More
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Mangano Announces Free Support Services Event for Disadvantaged Veterans

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency –in conjunction with assistance from volunteers representing all service organizations – today announced a free Veterans Assistance Day event will take place on Tuesday, July 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the American Legion, 160 Marvin Ave, Hempstead. “My administration is committed to serving our veterans and ensuring resources are provided to them once they return home from service,” said County Executive Mangano.  “Nassau County Veterans events like this one have assisted veterans in securing benefits, job counseling, legal advice and dental care.  I want to thank Ralph Espo... Read More
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Mangano Offers Free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Lynbrook

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save lives by joining with the Lynbrook Mayor William J. Hendrick and Long Beach Reach outpatient counseling center to host a free Overdose Prevention Seminar on Wednesday, June 28th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Lynbrook Library, 56 Eldert Street.  The seminar will educate residents about the current trends and dangers of drug use, how to recognize and prevent drug abuse and related deaths, and how to save the life of someone overdosing on heroin or pain pills.  Opioid abuse resulted in the deaths of at least 190 residents in 2016. Lynbrook lost at least 5 residents to overdoses last year ... Read More
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MANGANO FURTHER INCREASES HOUSING OPTIONS, CUTTING RIBBON ON NEWLY RENOVATED POND VIEW HOMES DEVELOPMENT IN MANHASSET

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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano joined with the North Hempstead Housing Authority, Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset School District to cut the ribbon on a newly renovated and rehabilitated 52-unit, affordable housing development in Manhasset – as part of the Mangano team’s efforts to increase the stock of residential opportunities in Nassau County. In addition to this Pond View Homes development, County Executive Mangano’s economic development team has provided incentives to create 1,350+ new housing units, and more than 3,500 new residential opportunities have opened or are under construction since he took office in 2010. “The Pond View Homes development brings updated housing options to the heart of Ma... Read More
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MANGANO OPENS COOLING CENTERS

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Mineola, NY – With high temperatures and humidity impacting the region, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that cooling centers are open today and tomorrow to the public. “The combination of heat and humidity can become unbearable and dangerous for many of our residents,” said County Executive Mangano. “I encourage residents to take precautions and visit one of our cooling centers if they need relief from the heat.” The following Cooling Centers – offered by Nassau County are open today and tomorrow, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Mitchel Field Complex – 1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale – 516-572-0400 Wantagh Park Community Center– 1 K... Read More
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Mangano Swears in 150 Police Recruits at Nassau County Police Department Headquarters

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By Brittany Davis and Eden Laikin More than 150 new Nassau police recruits were sworn in by County Executive Ed Mangano at a ceremony at Nassau County Police Department Headquarters today. These recruits – added to the 870 new police officers sworn in over the past three years – will help keep Nassau County “one of the safest large suburban counties in the nation, with crime down 27% since 2009.” A few of the new recruits will be assigned to the Nassau Sheriff’s Department and several others, to one of the County’s Village Police Departme... Read More
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Mangano, Singas & Police Announce Arrests Related to Sale & Supply of the Deadly Drug Fentanyl in Overdose Investigation

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, District Attorney Madeline Singas and the Nassau County Police Department today announced that the Long Island Heroin Task Force arrested four subjects for dealing and supplying a mixture of heroin – with the deadly drug known as fentanyl – and causing overdoses in the Massapequa area.  The deadly drug fentanyl is a synthetic narcotic painkiller and 100 times more potent than morphine.  It is clinically used for the treatment of end-stage Cancer pai... Read More
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MANGANO, SINGAS & POLICE ANNOUNCE ARRESTS RELATED TO SALE AND SUPPLY OF THE DEADLY DRUG FENTANYL IN OVERDOSE INVESTIGATION

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By Brittany Davis Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced the arrest of three drug dealers, two from Suffolk who were caught with 22 grams of a synthetic drug – powerful enough to kill thousands of users. The synthetic opioid, Fentanyl, is cheaper and stronger than heroin, is used clinically on end stage cancer patients, and has been linked with an increasing number of cocaine and Heroin-related overdose deaths – here and across the tristate area. The arrests announced today come after an investigation into 3 overdoses that occurred in a single day last week, in the Massapequa area. The investigation was done by the Joint heroin task force, comprised of Nassau and Suffolk police departments and other ... Read More
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MANGANO HOSTS GOLD STAR FAMILIES CEREMONY IN EISENHOWER PARK

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East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano was joined by Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer, along with Gold Star and Blue Star families for a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, June 3rd, to pay tribute to the men and women from New York State who lost their lives in defense of the United States. The event included the reading of the names of these fallen heroes, as well as the ceremonial folding of the flag and a 21-gun salute. “Nassau County is proud to... Read More
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Acting NCPD Commissioner Thomas Krumpter Retires

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Deputy Commissioner Patrick Ryder Promoted to Acting Commissioner Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today released the following statement: “Commissioner Krumpter has led the Nassau County Police Department with honor and distinction during a challenging time for law enforcement – not only here in Nassau County but throughout the nation.  From the fiscal constraints demanded by homeowners to balancing public safety and the war on heroin and terror, Commissioner Krumpter has streamlined back office operations to protect taxpayers while maintaining the number of police officers assigned to patrol and bolstering special units. With a record investment made by my administrat... Read More
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Veterans News & Events May 2017

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the following new and events for military veterans: 2017 Property Tax Exemptions Workshop Schedule County Executive Mangano will host a series of Property Tax Exemptions Workshops in September & October at libraries and other meeting halls in Nassau. Department of Assessment staff will provide individual assistance to any homeowner who would like to file for his or her Veterans, Senior Citizen, Cold War Veterans, Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers, Limited Income Disability, or Home Improvement exemption on-site.  Enhanced STAR applications will also be processed for hom... Read More
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More News Briefs June 1-4, 2017

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POLICE MEMORIAL CEREMONY Nassau Police marked Memorial Day by paying tribute to those members who have given their lives in the line of duty as well as those recently departed sworn and civilian members. County Executive Mangano opened the May 23 ceremony, which he said honored the “bravest and most heroic” Nassau Officers. “All of the Officers that we are memorializing today exhibited valor every single day they were in uniform,” he said. “They believed good should prevail over evil and they worked to make it so. These were the men and women who risked their lives to protect the 1.3 million residents of Nassau County.  They did so without fear for their own lives. For their commitment to the peo... Read More
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News Briefs June 1-4, 2017

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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced the following: The Passing of a local FDNY Firefighter Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano last week ordered County Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of the passing of retired FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer. “Nassau County lost a heroic firefighter and an outstanding citizen,” he said. “Ray Pfeifer passed away after a long and inspirational battle fighting 9-11 Cancer. Ray never let his illness stop him from fighting for his fellow first responders. Our thoughts and prayers, as well as our admiration for Ray, is with his family: Taylor and Terrance. Ray fought hard to get the James Zadroga Bill passed so that everyone who responded on Sept... Read More
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Games for Physically Challenged Opens With Ceremony

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By Eden Laikin The 2017 Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged opened yesterday at the Mitchel Athletic Complex Butler Building – kicking off a weekend of competition and demonstrations at Mitchell Field and at Nassau Community College. With the generous support of various corporations, more than 1,000 athletes will compete in track, field, slalom, archery, swimming, wheelchair basketball and table tennis.  Participants, ranging from ages 5 to 21, face disabilities including blindness, visual impairments, deafness, hearing impairments, spinal cord injuries, amputations, cerebral palsy, dwarfism and other physical challenges. This year’s Keynote Speaker was: Lora Webster, Four-time Paralym... Read More
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Mangano: Games for the Physically Challenged Will Open With Ceremony Tonight

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Uniondale, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents that the Opening Ceremony for the Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged will take place today, June 1st at the Mitchel Athletic Complex Butler Building at 6:30 p.m.  Competition and demonstrations are Friday and Saturday at Mitchel Athletic Complex and Nassau Community College. With the generous support of various corporations, more than 1,000 athletes will compete in track, field, slalom, archery, swimming, wheelchair basketball and table tennis.  Participants, ranging from ages 5 to 21, face disabilities including blindness, visual impairments, deafness, hearing impairments, spinal cord injuries, a... Read More
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MANGANO URGES RESIDENTS TO PREPARE FOR HURRICANE SEASON

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With the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season beginning June 1st, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, the American Red Cross, PSEG and National Grid urge all residents to update or develop their Family Emergency Plan, Emergency Go-Kit and Family & Friends Sheltering Plan. “Superstorm Sandy taught us that given our location as an island, we are vulnerable to the Atlantic Ocean and susceptible to the powerful and destructive nature of hurricanes,” said County Executive Mangano. “It is critical that residents be prepared for hurricane season and take all hurricane warnings seriously. Don’t take any chances and make sure you Emergency Go-Kit and Family & Friends Sheltering Plan ... Read More
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Mangano Honors Female Veterans FROM WWII – the Greatest generation – at 2ND annual Women in the Military Recognition Ceremony

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano honored eleven female WWII Veterans at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage today, as part of Nassau County’s 2nd Annual Women in the Military Recognition Ceremony, This year’s theme was “Opening the Door” and honored military women considered trailblazers for future females serving in the armed forces. County Executive Mangano began his opening remarks by welcoming all the “brave and dedicated women veterans,” there and thanking them all for their service. “Today we bestow a special honor on women who served in the military during World War II,” he said. “To coin a well-known phrase from television journalist Tom Brokaw, y... Read More
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News Briefs – May 10, 2017

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Mangano and Northwell Health Announce Free Business Workshop For Veterans Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Northwell Health, in conjunction with Suffolk County, are assisting veterans in transitioning from the military to a life and career back here at home.  A free workshop, “Barracks to Business:  Translating Military Skills into Career Success,” is being offered on Thursday, May 11th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, located at Charles Lindbergh Boulevard in Garden City.  The workshop is designed to assist veterans with reframing their leadership experience, teamwork and organization skills to prepare fo... Read More
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Mangano Announces Addiction & Recovery on College Campuses’ Conference

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Addiction and Recovery on College Campuses will be the topic of a free, interactive workshop being held tomorrow, for staff & personnel from all Long Island universities. It’s being presented by the Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force and hosted at the Morrelly Center for Homeland Security in Bethpage, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced today. Members of the Task Force’s subcommittee on Education, Prevention and Outreach will give an overview of the opiate epidemic including current drug abuse trends. Then, through discussion and the sharing of ideas with the college officials, we hope to design new best practice initiatives. Representatives are expected from Adelphi, Farmingdale, Five Tow... Read More
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Mangano: More Drug Dealers off the Streets

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By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced today that Nassau Police made several drug busts this past weekend, arresting: 2 people who sold drugs to a Woodmere resident who then suffered a near-fatal overdose; a 33 year-old Hempstead man selling drugs in a Westbury bar; and a Carle Place mom smoking marijuana in her car while her 15-year-old daughter was in the car. Narcotics Vice Squad and Fourth Squad Detectives arrested two people on Sunday, just hours after they allegedly sold crack cocaine to someone in Woodmere who then overdosed. Police also found Jennifer Pfeiffer, 40, of Woodmere, with 7.5 more grams of crack cocaine and five glassine envelopes of heroin during a search of her home. Edwin De... Read More
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Mangano: Nassau, Army Corps and DEC Seek Public Comment While Studying Solutions to Coastal Storm Flood Zones Along Back Bays

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano in conjunction with the Army Corps announces NEPA Scoping Meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 2nd at Seaford High School and Wednesday, May 3rd at Freeport Village Hall. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of the Nas... Read More
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Mangano & RXR CEO Scott Rechler Announce 2017 RXR Long Island Marathon

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Security Protocols Announced for Athletes & Spectators Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and RXR CEO Scott Rechler today announce the 2017 RXR Long Island Marathon, which includes the traditional 26-mile race, a half marathon, 10k, 5k, 1-mile run, Kids Micro Marathon and other festivities. Events take place Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May, 7th. Last year’s race was a great success with roughly 8,000 registrants. “The Long Island Marathon is one of the region’s most exciting athletic events, and I am pleased to once again team up with the community of runners and RXR for the 2017 Long Island Marathon,” said County Executive Mangano. “While no specific threat exists, the Nassau County Police Department... Read More
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Mangano Dedicates New Veterans Monument With Eternal Flame

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with veterans and officials from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, unveiled and dedicated a new veterans monument at the transformed and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue on Saturday, April 8th. An eternal flame was lit, courtesy of National Grid, which represents our eternal gratefulness to the commitment and dedication of our nation’s veterans. “My administration made certain that the name – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum – would forever remain at the arena and renewed our commitment to our nation’s hometown heroes by constructing a respectful Monument on the plaza,” said Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano. “This Monument, and its ... Read More
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Mangano to Host Deadly Drug Safety Seminar on Fentanyl and Carfentanil

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will host a free training, information and safety session where Nassau County firefighters, EMTs and Ambulance Corps members, as well as those whose loved ones suffer with substance abuse disorder, will learn how to safely treat or rescue people under the influence of Fentanyl or Carfentanil – the newest and most potent opioid to hit the streets in several states nationwide. The seminar will be held on Thursday, April 13th, from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. Both Fentanyl and Carfentanil can be deadly if absorbed into the skin, or accidentally inhaled. Last month, County Executive Man... Read More
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Mangano – Dedication of New Veterans Memorial Eternal Flame

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By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, along with veterans and officials from NYCB LIVE’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, will unveil and dedicate a new veteran’s memorial at the transformed and newly reopened sports and entertainment venue this Saturday. The physical memorial encompasses contrasting elements in constant movement. An eternal flame within it will be lit at the ceremony, and an ‘eternity’ pool, set within, will pay tribute to United States military veterans for years to come. County Executive Mangano has said that when negotiations with Nassau Events Center first began several years ago, his administration made certain that the name ... Read More
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Mangano Declares Autism Awareness Month

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By Eden Laikin Once again, Nassau turned its focus on to autism, as County Executive Edward P. Mangano, declared April: Autism Awareness Month. As part of a ceremony to commemorate the declaration, County Executive Mangano presented proclamations to representatives from Autism Speaks. The Dome has been illuminated in blue since March 30th in celebration of the 9th Annual World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) “Light Up Blue” Campaign. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. “That’s why Autism Speaks and World Autism Awareness Day are so important,” Mangano said. “They increase global know... Read More
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MANGANO DELIVERS 2017 STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS FROM NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano delivered the 2017 State of the County Address on Monday, April 3rd at the new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum presented by NYCB. The County Executive showcased the newly transformed Coliseum, laid a path for the Islanders return and highlighted the ongoing construction of a new Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The County Executive highlighted his success in attracting 25,000 new jobs and new employers, and consistently achieving the lowest unemployment rate in the region. New industries have emerged in cyber security and television and film production. To support the growing economy, the Mangano administration transformed vacant commercial real estate into 3,500 new housing opportunitie... Read More
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County Executive Mangano Delivers State of the County Address

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Delivering his State of the County Address today, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano outlined 8 years of campaign pledges he’s fulfilled during his two terms in office: to freeze property taxes and eliminate the home energy tax; create jobs and new housing opportunities, reduce crime, improve infrastructure and parks, renew the county’s commitment to its veterans, and transform the Nassau Coliseum into an attractive option for the Islanders. Hundreds of supporters came to hear his 8th annual speech, given at the previously dilapidated arena – now a modern, state-of-the-art entertainment destination: the New Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, presented by NYCB Live. “Friends and neighbors, tonight I report to ... Read More
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MANGANO’S 8TH STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS: PROMISES KEPT

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By Eden Laikin Delivering his State of the County Address earlier today, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano outlined 8 years of campaign pledges he’s fulfilled during his two terms in office: to freeze property taxes and eliminate the home energy tax; create jobs and new housing opportunities, reduce crime, improve infrastructure and parks, renew the county’s commitment to its veterans, and transform the Nassau Coliseum into an attractive option for the Islanders. Hundreds of supporters came to hear his 8th annual speech, given at the previously dilapidated arena – now a modern, state-of-the-art entertainment destination: the New Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, presented by NYCB Live. “Fr... Read More