Monthly Archives: August 2010

MANGANO GETS THE LEAD OUT

by Eden Laikin Nassau County’s Office of Community Development has begun work on a federally funded project to remove dangerous lead paint from homes in under-served areas where young children live. Work started this week at a house in Freeport. … Continue reading

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BUNKER DOWN – ITS HURRICANE SEASON

Nassau County Executive Edward P Mangano today urged all Nassau County residents to prepare for hurricane season and the possibility of Hurricane Earl reaching Long Island. There are four basic ways each resident can begin to prepare, County officials said: … Continue reading

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Mangano announces long-awaited repairs to Jackson Ave

By Eden Laikin Jackson Avenue in Syosset would finally be repaired and the Town of Oyster Bay would split the cost of the long-awaited improvement project with the County, under a plan proposed by Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano. … Continue reading

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Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force Conference Draws 26 School Districts

By Zach Wichter and Eden Laikin The Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task Force hosted a conference yesterday for educators and administrators from more than half of the County’s 56 school districts. The conference, held at the Molloy’s campus in East … Continue reading

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County-Run Leagues Are Back

by Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has proposed forming County-run sports leagues to replace private for-profit leagues, which for years have paid the County minimal fees to lease fields while making handsome profits and causing higher costs … Continue reading

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EFFORTS MADE TO SAVE TAXPAYERS $4 MILLION IN ENERGY COSTS

by Eden Laikin Nassau County is poised to save as much as $4 million in energy costs thanks to an agreement with Hess, an energy service company (ESCO) based on a three year agreement. In a break from a long-standing … Continue reading

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CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS TEEN HEROIN EPIDEMIC WITH SCHOOL OFFICIALS

By Zach Wichter Press Office The Nassau County Heroin Prevention Task force will host a free conference for educators next week, aimed at responding to challenges school districts face in implementing effective substance abuse prevention programs. The conference will take … Continue reading

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