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Long Island Vote 2013: Wayne Wink Announces Endorsements of Six Nassau County Legislators

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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Nassau County Legislator Wayne Wink (D-Roslyn) received endorsements from several fellow legislators today for his campaign for Nassau County Comptroller. Wink said “I am humbled by the tremendous support my legislative colleagues have given me in my campaign for Nassau County Comptroller. I thank them profusely for the confidence they have expressed in my abilities.” […]

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano: ‘Nassau Works’ Is The County’s Latest Jobs Tool

Sunday, March 3, 2013

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Recognizing that jobs are the key to a growing economy, I instituted job fairs to link the unemployed with businesses and corporations in need of workers. I also invested funds in job training and retraining centers with our local towns. In partnership with the County’s Industrial Development Agency, I offered incentives that helped create and retain over 3,500 private sector jobs.

Nassau Legislator Abrahams Hosts Meeting on Redistricting

Friday, February 1, 2013

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Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D-Freeport) will host a meeting on redistricting at Uniondale Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, from 1 – 2 p.m. The meeting will address the new maps and possible changes to Legislative District 1, the area he currently represents. The legislator will be hosting this meeting in Uniondale because […]

May 4: Mangano Celebrates Opening of “All Abilities” Playground

Thursday, May 3, 2012

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Mangano to Celebrate Grand Opening of the Let All the Children Play Accessible Park and Playground at Eisenhower   Join in Celebrating the Opening of the Ultimate Outdoor Play Space for Children of ALL Abilities in the “Heart” of Nassau County   East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will join Michael […]

Mangano to Announce County to Begin Boot and Tow Program to Collect Millions in Unpaid Traffic Fines

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will announce on Monday, March 19, 2012 that the Nassau County Boot and Tow Program will begin on Monday, March 26th in order to collect unpaid fines from scofflaws with three or more outstanding parking and Red Light Camera tickets. All vehicles that have three or more […]

“Mangano Awards” … the Villages of Freeport, Williston Park and Westbury

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Mangano Awards Grant Funds to the Village of Freeport for Youth & Senior Citizen Programs, Downtown Revitalization, and Residential & Commercial Rehabilitation Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano recently awarded a $651,080 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Village of Freeport.  The grant will fund a variety of projects in the Village including improvements […]

Mangano: $250K in Welfare Fraud Uncovered. $15 Mill in Total Cost Savings for 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that in 2011 the Department of Social Services Office of Investigations uncovered an additional $250,000 in welfare fraud, for a total of $15 million in cost savings in 2011. “Medicaid fraud is a crime against every taxpayer.  In Nassau County, we are doing everything in our power […]

Dec 29: Holiday Party for Nassau Foster Children

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Social Services Volunteers of Nassau will be hosting their annual Holiday Party for children in foster care on Thursday, December 29, 2011 from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at  the Marriott Hotel, located at 101 James Doolittle Boulevard, Uniondale, New York. This is the 34th […]

NASSAU GIVING THE GIFT OF LIFE AND SHELTER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today the launch of two new Nassau County initiatives – The Yellow Dot Program and The Vial of Life Program. The Yellow Dot Program will assist in lifesaving measures involving victims of automobile accident.  A Yellow Dot in the rear window of a vehicle will alert First Responders […]

Family-Owned Penn Toyota of Greenvale to Expand in Nassau

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today announced the execution of an economic development compact designed to benefit the local economy by generating nearly $19 million in economic activity and the creation and retention of 129 private sector and construction jobs associated with the renovation and expansion […]

Nassau County Legislature Approves Historic Public-Private Agreement with Veolia Transportation

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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. In a historic and unanimous vote, the Nassau County Legislature approved a contract with Veolia Transportation to manage the County’s bus and paratransit system under a new public-private operating partnership to commence January 1, 2012. The Nassau County transit system transports 31 million bus passengers and 280,000 paratransit passengers each year and has been […]

Dec 20 – Second Annual Nassau County Kwanzaa Celebration

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Second Annual Nassau County Kwanzaa Celebration will take place on Tuesday, December 20th from 12:00pm. to 1:00 p.m. at the Citadel of Hope, located at 107 James Burrell Avenue in Hempstead. Kwanzaa is a family-friendly celebration that involves a candle lighting and includes a festive, educational, […]

DealerTrack Declared Nassau County’s December “Employer of the Month”

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (front right) today joined Mark O’Neil (front left), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DealerTrack Holdings Inc., a Lake Success-based business, in announcing that the company will add approximately 75 new jobs to its workforce in Nassau County in 2012.  DealerTrack, a premier provider of technology solutions and services […]

Ted Hesson: Surprise! Nassau Bus Deal Was Rotten

Thursday, December 8, 2011

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At a hearing at the Nassau County Legislature on Monday, hundreds of Nassau residents vehemently voiced their opposition to the privatization of county bus service, saying that the county government was balancing the budget at the expense of bus riders. At the hearing, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and a county consultant repeatedly stressed that […]

Dec 7 & 8: Nassau, Target Partner for “Shop with a Cop” Program

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County Police Officers will be partnering with Target for the “Shop with a Cop” Program, to provide a brighter Christmas for 20 youths in the Westbury and Levittown communities.  Target’s “Shop with a Cop” event fosters a strong relationship between youth and police officers by […]

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