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Introducing the Nassau County Office of Asian American Affairs

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): A press release from the Nassau County office of Asian American office says that it is “a government agency that uplifts and empowers the Asian American residents of Nassau County. The Office […]

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Check NEW and Expanded ELIGIBILITY for the New York Forward Loan Fund

Fuel your small business recovery with NY Forward help MINEOLA, NY (TIP): County Executive Laura Curran has invited Nassau county businesses to attend a free webinar on the NY Forward Loan Fund. Led by the […]

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Curran Extends Property Assessment Grievance Period 

Homeowners get 60additional days to file MINEOLA, NY (TIP): “With many of our residents still struggling from the devastating financial repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, at my request, the Assessment Review Commission (ARC) Chairperson Robin […]

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County Executive Curran Announces School Sports Back in Play in Nassau County

County Executive Curran Announces School Sports Back in Play in Nassau County MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Nassau County has been given the green light for all school sports (including football, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, ice hockey, lacrosse, […]


Legislator Lafazan, County Executive Curran, LICAB Commemorate National Bullying Prevention Month

MINEOLA, NY (TIP):  On Wednesday, Oct. 28, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) joined Nassau County Executive Laura Curran (left) and Long Island Coalition Against Bullying Founder & Executive Director Joe Salamone (center) outside the […]


Nassau County Partners with New York State and Mount Sinai South Nassau to Provide COVID-19 Rapid Testing in Five Towns

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced October 20, a partnership between Nassau County, New York State and Mount Sinai South Nassau to provide free, drive-through COVID-19 rapid testing in the Five Towns. […]

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Town Must Remove Roadblocks for Homeless Families

MINEOLA (TIP): In a letter to the editor, Arnold W. Drucker, Nassau County Legislator 16th  LD has demanded that  Oyster Bay Town officials  remove  roadblocks for homeless families in Jericho. The Jericho Family Support Center […]

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Census citizenship question blocked by Supreme Court: Trump seeks 2020 Census delay

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a setback for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 27,  rejected its stated reason for adding a question on citizenship to the census, leaving in doubt whether the question […]


Nassau County Executive Curran Hosts Office of Asian American Affairs Inauguration Ceremony

MINEOLA , NY (TIP):  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran  hosted the Asian-American community for a ceremony to officially inaugurate the Advisory Council members of the new Office of Asian American Affairs, including Executive Director Farrah […]


Curtain Raiser for the India Day Parade in Hicksville holds out the Promise of a Great Parade

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): IDP USA (India Day Parade) Long Island, New York, first time ever arranged curtain Raiser for Parade on Thursday May 23rd, 2019 Curtain Raiser of Parade which will be held on August […]

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Nassau County Legislator Drucker Introduces Legislation Protection of Houses of Worship

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Following a series of violent incidents at houses of worship that shocked the consciences of people in the United States and around the world, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – […]

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Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation

Parker is well positioned to continue its leadership in patient care, teaching and research, on the wings of compassion, excellence and innovation. Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in September 2018 held a […]

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Afghani Sikh and Hindu Community pay tribute to their brethren slain in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Consul General in New York Abdul Satar Haqbin mourns with community HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): The gory incident of the slaying of 19 Sikh and Hindu community leaders in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on July 1 came alive […]

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Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Celebrates Milestone As County Executive Laura Curran Signs “Tobacco 21” Into Law

MINEOLA, NY(TIP): The Nassau County Legislature on May 23 approved the measure unanimously, which requires buyers of products such as “cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, rolling papers, herbal cigarettes, liquid nicotine and smoking paraphernalia” […]


Immigrant-Bashing Helps MS-13

“The president’s inflammatory rhetoric is counterproductive to the goal that we the people, including new arrivals in America, seek—to live in peace, security and happiness and to eradicate MS-13”, says the author. I applaud President […]

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New York International Punjabi Society organizes Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards Gala Dinner

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): New York International Punjabi Society, Inc. held Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards gala dinner, May 18 at Antun’s in Hicksville. Prominent Punjabis were honored for their contribution in various fields. The honorees included Dr. […]

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Mondello steps down

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): An era ended with the resignation of Joseph Mondello, who has chaired the Nassau County Republican Party for the past 35 years. Although his announcement cites a desire to spend more time with […]

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Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Venditto acquitted in corruption case

LONG ISLAND, NY(TIP) Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto was acquitted Thursday, May 24, on all corruption-related charges as a federal jury delivered a partial verdict before continuing its deliberations on his co-defendants, former […]

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Harendra Singh files for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY(TIP): Harendra Singh, the key witness in the federal corruption trial of Nassau County’s former executive and Oyster Bay’s former town supervisor, has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in U.S. Eastern District Court […]

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Indian American Forum Honors Five Women with Achievement Award

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran presents awards at a glittering gala to Pinky Rangi, Dr. Isha Mehta, Nami Kaur, Reema Rasool, Ananga Manjari Malatesta Gonzalez HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Four distinguished women were honored with Achievement […]

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Mangano, Linda, Venditto Trial: Harendra Singh Testifies

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Restaurateur Harendra Singh said he saw his long-time friend Mangano as a “connection” that would help his businesses flourish. Singh has pleaded guilty to bribing Mangano. The prosecution established that Singh helped […]


Police gun down hit-and-run driver who fatally struck man amid rage-filled crime spree

Mohammed Jaffer NASSAU COUNTY, NY (TIP): A hit-and-run driver who killed a Brooklyn pedestrian Monday, March 5, was later fatally shot in a bizarre confrontation with police on Long Island, authorities said. The fatal shooting […]

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Former Nassau County Executive Mangano’s Trial to begin on schedule

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (TIP): Newsday reported March 8 that despite a late turnover of text messages recovered from the star witness against former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and former Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, […]

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Nassau County Human Rights Commission holds Vigil for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Florida Parkland shooting victims

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Human Rights Commission of Nassau County organized, February 20th, a vigil for the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida. County Executive Laura Curran, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Legislator John […]

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Indian American NUMC surgeon from Long Island walks free of all criminal charges

LONG ISLAND (TIP) : Indian American surgeon Dr. Venkatesh Sasthakonar has been cleared of all criminal charges by a judge in Nassau County, Long Island, according to news reports. The well-known surgeon was accused by […]