Due to a generous contribution from the United Way of Long Island, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau Hurricane Recovery Fund today financially assisted 25 more families in Nassau County who were severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy. After reviewing the immediate needs of those who applied for assistance, $1,000 grants were provided to these families who reside in Baldwin, Bayville, Cedarhurst, Freeport, East Rockaway, Island Park, Lawrence, Long Beach, Massapequa, Oceanside and Seaford.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with Service by Air, a Woodbury based air freight company, have sent much needed relief supplies to the typhoon ravaged Philippine nation.
In recognition of November as Prematurity Awareness Month, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the March of Dimes announce that the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola will be illuminated purple for the 15 million babies born prematurely worldwide each year. Statistics indicates that more than 1 million of these babies die, and many more face serious, lifelong health challenges.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the start of construction for a new 154-unit housing and retail project in downtown Farmingdale near the Long Island Rail Road station. The project, Jefferson Plaza, was made possible in part by the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), which approved an economic development compact for this $38 million project which includes affordable workforce housing. Jefferson Plaza is one of five residential developments assisted by the Mangano administration. Other projects include Plaza Landmark in Great Neck Plaza (93 units – now open), Mill Creek Residential in Mineola (311 units – under construction), Mineola Properties in Mineola (315 units – under construction) and MPA Owners in Westbury (6 units – under construction). Recently, County Executive Mangano earmarked Federal funds to study the conversion of empty office space into residences in Baldwin, Lynbrook and Valley Stream.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today the Ms. New York Senior America Pageant will be coming to Nassau County, after being held in Lindenhurst and Suffolk County, for many years. The New York Senior America Organization is seeking gracious women 60 or older, who best exemplify the qualities of the modern dynamic senior, to audition for the upcoming April 27th, 2014 pageant to be held at Hofstra University, Uniondale, NY.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced “Santa in the Park” will take place this Saturday, December 7th at 12:00 p.m. at the Wantagh Park Community Clubhouse.
Santa will be arriving in a Fire Truck and all children will have the opportunity to meet with Santa and give him their wish list. Toys, candy, cookies, and hot chocolate will be distributed by Santa’s elves.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the award of $500,000 in Federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding that promises to help make the dream of home ownership a reality for some first-time homebuyers. As part of his on-going commitment to help Nassau residents become homeowners, County Executive Mangano said that the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP), as an agent for Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development, will be accepting applications, now through January 31, 2014, from first-time homebuyers for down payment/closing cost assistance towards the purchase of a principal residence.
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is proud to announce that the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) has just been named one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the world by MovieMaker Magazine.