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Posted on: August 17, 2020

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL MEETING

FACEBOOK LIVE TOWN HALL MEETING

Thursday, August 27, 2020  -  6:00 PM LOG INJoin our Town Hall Meeting right from your Living Room!

Legislator John Ferretti and County Clerk Maureen O’Connell will be hosting a Facebook Live Town ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE TO RENAME COUNTY POLICE HEADQUARTERS AFTER FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE COMMISSIONER

The Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature held a press conference on July 30th, to announce the naming of the Nassau County Police Department headquarters building after former Police Commissioner William J. Willett. Commissioner Willett, who s...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 14, 2020

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD

URGENT NEED BLOOD EMERGENCY

HELP THOSE IN NEED AND DONATE BLOOD!

 

Friday, AUGUST 21, 2020  •  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

East Meadow High School – 101 Carmen Ave., East Meadow

Hosted by Legislator John Ferretti &...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 1, 2020

NASSAU LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH NCPD AND NYPD TO UNVEIL COMMUNITY INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT LAW ENFORCENT

As the Nassau County Police Department and thousands of NYPD officers living on Long Island continue to battle an anti-police sentiment coupled with calls to “defund the police,” the Nassau County Legislature joined with local communit...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: July 1, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI MEETS WITH DYLAN SANTIAGO FROM BOY SCOUT TROOP #189 IN WANTAGH

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to meet with Dylan Santiago recently. Dylan is a Boy Scout in Troop #189 in Wantagh and is finishing the final requirements to become an Eagle Scout. Dylan will be attending Florida Tech in the Fall after...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: June 4, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE ASKS GOVERNOR TO ALLOW OUTDOOR GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Urges Him to Change Guidelines for Public Pools

Following the State guidance that was sent out regarding Graduation ceremonies, Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello sent ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 21, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE LEADS VIRTUAL FOOD DONATION RAISES MORE THAN 5,000 LBS. OF FOOD

Last month, the Nassau County Legislature Majority Caucus joined with Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to host a virtual food drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the increased demand for donations.

The drive allowed users to shop for...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 18, 2020

NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH SCOUTS AND VETERANS TO KICK OFF MEMORIAL DAY INITIATIVE

As we endure another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement was recently made that residents would not be able to place American flags on graves at military cemeteries for Memorial Day, most notably Calverton National Cemetery in Suffolk County. ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 4, 2020

LEGISLATURE HOLDS EMERGENCY VOTE TO ACCEPT FUNDS TO HELP COVID-19 OUTBREAK RELATED PROGRAMS

The Nassau County Legislature held an emergency vote today to approve financial assistance from the federal government to help with COVID-19 related programs. Under the federal CARES Act, Nassau County will receive $12,775,244 from the Department of Housi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: May 1, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH WEBPAGE FOR NASSAU COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

On Wednesday, April 29th, Legislator John Ferretti launched a mental health resource webpage geared towards providing assistance to Nassau’s children and families. The page includes contact information to mental healthcare professionals that spe...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 17, 2020

MAJORITY INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO GIVE RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES UNTIL JUNE 11 TO PAY PROPERTY TAX

As Nassau residents and businesses struggle to cope with the financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has halted almost all economic activity in the county, Majority Legislators have submitted an emergency resolution to give residents an...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 15, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI DELIVERS THOUSANDS OF LETTERS TO NUMC HEALTHCARE WORKERS ON FRONT LINES OF COVID

As hospitals feel the strain of this health crisis, medical professionals are taking the center stage. Doctors, nurses, EMTS, and other healthcare workers are working tirelessly to fight this pandemic. We owe them our thanks and gratitude for being on the...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: April 10, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI TO HOST FIRST EVER COMMUNITY PELOTON RIDE AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Nassau County, residents have been asked to stay in their homes; venturing outside for essential travel like trips to the supermarket; or to perform essential services that can’t be performed at home. When re...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 30, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ANNOUNCES LETTER DRIVE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS

Levittown, NY – Earlier today, Legislator John Ferretti joined with Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, Police Benevolent Association President James McDermott, Legislator Steve Rhoads and Helen Meittinas, President of the Community...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 9, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HOST TAX PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND BETHPAGE FEDERAL 

CREDIT UNION HOST TAX PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was proud to partner with Bethpage Federal Credit Union to offer two free Income Tax Preparation at the Levittown Library f...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 3, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI AND THE ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT A FREE MEMORY SCREENING

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti invites you to have a free Memory Screening sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

  • Memory screenings consist of a series of questions to gauge memory, languageand thinking skills.
  • Screenings will ...
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Legislative District 15
Posted on: March 3, 2020

S.T.O.P. HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM COMING TO EAST MEADOW

Legislator John Ferretti is pleased to announce that the Town of Hempstead Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Hazardous Waste Collection Program (S.T.O.P.) is coming to our area and will take place Saturday, March 14th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The drop site is ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 25, 2020

LEGISLATURE CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH, HONOR BLACK LEADERS

On Monday, February 24th, the Nassau County Legislature honored two community leaders as part of its Black History Month celebration. Each of the honorees have made significant contributions to making Nassau County the great community it is today.

The hono...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 25, 2020

BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS FROM NCPD PASSES LEGISLATURE

After introducing legislation earlier this month to require the Nassau County Police Department to produce a quarterly crime report on statistics relating to the effect of cashless bail in Nassau County, and after holding a hearing on the issue on Februar...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 10, 2020

LEGISLATIVE MAJORITY INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING QUARTERLY CRIME REPORTS

The Legislative Majority Caucus will be holding a hearing on the ill-conceived Criminal Justice Reform passed by New York State. The so-called reform has led to suspects charged with serious crimes being released all over the state. In Nassau County, Poli...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: February 4, 2020

PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 2, 2020

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approaching grievance deadline, many residents have not yet received new Notices of Tentative Assessment, leaving them with just a little over a month to...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 30, 2020

FERRETTI HOLDS TOWN HALL MEETING ABOUT CASHLESS BAIL

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti joined with Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Rose Marie Walker, Legislator Steve Rhoads, Councilman Dennis Dunne and Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Association President Brian Sullivan to hold a town...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 30, 2020

LEGISLATURE INTRODUCES RESOLUTION EXTENDING TAX GRIEVANCE DEADLINE

The Nassau County Legislature has introduced a resolution to extend the deadline of the Property Tax Assessment Grievance Period until April 1st.

On January 2nd, the County released a new assessment roll for the 2021-2022 year. Despite the rapidly approach...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 27, 2020

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI TO HOST PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT GRIEVANCE WORKSHOPS IN 15TH LD

 

Monday

February 3, 2020

7:00 Pm to 8:00 PM

Island Trees Public Library

 38 Farmedge Rd., Levittown

Thursday

February 27, 2020

2:00 Pm to 3:00 PM

Island Trees Public Library

 38 Farmedge Rd., Levittown

Legislator John Ferretti is hosting ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 15, 2020

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS

LEGISLATURE PASSES S.A.F.E.R. GRANT 

TO INCREASE FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDS 

On Monday, January 13th, the Nassau County Legislature held their first committee meeting of 2020, and passed funding for Nassau’s volunteer fire departments...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 15, 2020

JOHN FERRETTI SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR

JOHN FERRETTI SWORN IN FOR NEW 

TERM AS NASSAU COUNTY LEGISLATOR 

On Monday, January 13th, Legislator John Ferretti was sworn in for a new term in the Nassau County Legislature for the 13th Legislative Session. Nassau County Clerk Maureen ...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: January 8, 2020

UNDERSTANDING THE DANGERS OF ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI INVITES YOU TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON: 

UNDERSTANDING THE DANGERS OF 

ALBANY’S NEW BAIL REFORM

 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 – 6:00 PM

Levittown Hall – 201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 23, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI IS HOSTING A TOWN HALL MEETING IN LEVITTOWN

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Levittown Public Library – 1 Bluegrass Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti is joining with Legislator Tom McKevitt to host a Town Hall Meeting in Levittown to address res...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

LEGISLATURE CALLS FOR PLAN FOR NASSAU COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY INMATE RELEASE

On Monday, December 16th, members of the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature joined with President of the Nassau County Correction Officers Benevolent Associatio...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 18, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS DEDICATION OF JOHN J. CIOTTI MEETING ROOM 

On Monday, December 10th, Legislator John Ferretti joined with the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature and the family of the late Legislator John J. Ciotti to dedi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti has teamed up with the

United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected until

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16TH

Toys for Tots Holiday Gift Drive drop-off boxes for new, unwra...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: November 27, 2019

LEGISLATURE VOTES TO CREATE OFFICE OF CRIME VICTIM ADVOCATE

Last month, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature added amendments to the County Executive’s Budget to create an Office of Crime Victim Advocates to aid victims and witnesses of violent crimes in Nassau County. Today, the Legislat...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 30, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI JOINS VILLAGE GREEN ASSISTED LIVING FOR THEIR HARD HAT PARTY

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was happy to attend The Village Green Assisted Living Hard Hat Party on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

The Village Green Assisted Living community is designed to meet the specific needs of residents who could benefit fr...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 30, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI JOINS VILLAGE GREEN ASSISTED LIVING FOR THEIR HARD HAT PARTY

Legislator John Ferretti and County Clerk Maureen O’Connell were happy to host the Free Senior Flu Shot Program at VFW Post #9592 and thank Commander Peter Stasinski and Past Commander Matthew DeGregorio for their hospitality. They would also li...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 29, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI & THE ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PRESENT A FREE MEMORY SCREENING PROGRAM

Friday, November 8th - 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Levittown Public Library – 1 Bluegrass Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti invites you to have a free Memory Screening sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation o...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 29, 2019

SENIOR SCAM PREVENTION COMMUNITY FORUM

Wednesday, November 13th – 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Levittown Public Library – 1 Bluegrass Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti invites you to an important meeting on preventing scams against seniors hosted by the Nas...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 25, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI’S BICYCLE SAFETY LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti is pleased to announce that his two proposed bicycle safety bills have been signed by the County Executive and become effective immediately. The laws change helmet requirements and consequences for reckless bike-ridi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 24, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI HOLDS BICYCLE SAFETY EVENT

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was thankful to Mark Hoffacher and Lowell Wolff from NY Coalition for Transportation Safety and Catherine Blotiau from Nassau County Safe Kids for joining him for a Bicycle Safety Event on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 24, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ATTENDS GC TECH KEY CLUB OFFICER INDUCTION CEREMONY

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti was honored to attend the GC Tech Club Officer Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

Legislator Ferretti is pictured above with Mike Pappas – Director of the Key Club – Board of Educatio...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 23, 2019

LEGISLATURE JOINS WITH STATE ASSEMBLY TO ANNOUNCE REASSESSMENT RELIEF CREDIT

Assemblyman Ed Ra has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly to address the unfair burden placed on residents whose taxes will go down, but will continue to pay more than their fair share of property taxes because of the proposed five year phase...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 22, 2019

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN REMEMBER THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS

Halloween brings jack-o-lanterns, whimsical costumes, and visits from young neighbors in disguise. Legislator John Ferretti and the Nassau County Department of Health offer these Halloween Safety Tips to help keep this holiday safe and enjoyable for every...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 22, 2019

PLEASE DONATE BLOOD - NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER ISSUES URGENT CALL FOR DONORS

REGION’S BLOOD SUPPLY HAS NEVER BEEN LOWER 

Critical blood shortage stems from decline in donor base and increased demand for blood

New York’s blood supply has never been lower, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urgently calli...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 16, 2019

MINORITY CAUCUS FAILS TO OVERRIDE VETO OF “ASSESSMENT BILL OF RIGHTS”

Earlier this Summer, the Majority Caucus of the Nassau County Legislature introduced a number of bills meant to help improve fairness and transparency in the County Executive’s Assessment Process. After passing the full Legislature, the County E...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 15, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI’S CLOTHING DRIVE FOR VETERANS

Levittown VFW Post 9592 - 55 Hickory Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator Ferretti is joining together with Assemblyman John Mikulin and Levittown VFW Post #9592 to host a clothing drive for veterans.  Your generous donations of new and/or gent...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 15, 2019

SAFELY DISCARD OF MEDICATIONS AT THE “SHED THE MEDS” DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26th - 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Wisdom Lane Middle School – 120 Center Ln., Levittown

 

Legislator John R. Ferretti is joining together with Legislator Tom McKevitt, the Levittown Community Action Coalition and the Nassau Coun...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 7, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI’S BICYCLE SAFETY EVENT

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM   

Levittown Hall – 201 Levittown Pkwy., Hicksville

Legislator Ferretti is hosting a Bike Safety Event along with Nassau County Safe Kids and the NY Coalition for Transportation Safety to provi...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 7, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI ANNOUNCES THAT THE NUMC MAMMOGRAPHY VAN IS COMING TO OUR AREA

Legislator John Ferretti is sponsoring the Nassau University Medical Center Mobile Mammography Van to visit our neighborhood to provide breast cancer screenings for women over age forty.  The screening will include a breast examination by a nurse...

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Legislative District 15
Posted on: October 7, 2019

LEGISLATOR FERRETTI’S FLU SHOT PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZENS

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 9:00 Am to 1:00 PM   

VFW Post #9592 – 55 Hickory Ln., Levittown

Nassau County Legislator John Ferretti, in conjunction with Northwell Health Syosett Hospital, is offering flu shots for Nassa...

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Legislative District 15