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Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano wants to add a dormitory to the county’s Office of Emergency Management complex in Bethpage.
After superstorm Sandy last year, hundreds of visiting first responders had few options but to sleep in offices at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center, Mangano said. “We basically took over the whole homeland security building,” he said in a recent interview.
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The John and Janet Kornreich Charitable Foundation will donate $300,000 to Literacy Nassau, a Freeport-based not-for-profit that provides tutoring for illiterate adults.
John Kornreich, trustee of the Old Westbury-based foundation, said in a statement that the charity donated to Literacy Nassau because of its commitment to fostering language skills in Nassau County.
“We are impressed...Read more »
The Nassau County’s Emergency Shelter Relief Program for homeless individuals and families will be activated today at 6 p.m.
“No resident should have to spend nights in the freezing cold when they can call the Nassau County Hotline and be placed in a warm shelter right away,” County Executive Edward Mangano said. “Homeless residents calling the hotline will be connected immediately to a person...Read more »
NASSAU COUNTY Storm victims invited to holiday dinner County Executive Edward Mangano invites Nassau residents still impacted by superstorm Sandy and not yet home — or back home without the means for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner — to dine with him and his family at noon Thursday at the Coral House in Baldwin.
“During this holiday season, we need to do all that we can to ensure that every...Read more »
Applications open for aid to buy homes Nassau County residents seeking to make their dream of buying a house a reality are invited to apply for a share of $500,000 in federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding.
“Home ownership and affordable housing is vitally important to keeping families, seniors and young professionals on Long Island and is critical to economic...Read more »
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos released his 2012 Living Wage Law Annual Report, which summarizes the audits conducted during the prior year and the overall compliance with the law since its inception in 2006.
Three audits were conducted in 2012 and found that compliance continues to be at its highest since the law came into effect. The most significant finding of the three audits...Read more »