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Tag: Nassau Community College

OpEd: Community College Is a Path to a Bright Future

NCC President Jermaine F. Williams: "Community colleges are a critical access point to higher education and a bridge to fulfilling the dreams of so many students."

Nassau Announces First Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Site

Nassau County opens its first Covid-19 vaccine distribution site on Tuesday, Jan. 5, County Executive Laura Curran announced at a news conference on Monday.

Girls Inc. of Long Island Strikes Scholarship Partnership With NCC

Girls Inc. of Long Island is partnering with Nassau Community College to offer a full scholarship program for students involved with the girls empowerment nonprofit.

Jermaine Williams Named New President of Nassau Community College

Jermaine Williams, a vice president of a community college in Massachusetts, has been named the new leader of Nassau Community College.

Swastikas Spray Painted on Car in Mineola

Nassau County police are investigating an incident in which two swastikas were spray painted on a parked vehicle in Mineola on Monday night, authorities said.

2 More Swastikas Found in Massapequa Park

Two more swastikas were found spray painted on Long Island, this time at Brady Park in Massapequa Park, and detectives are investigating the crime as a bias incident, Nassau County police said.

NCC Student Nabbed in Swastika Cases

The student allegedly told police the graffiti was in response to his feeling slighted by the Jewish community in Plainview.

More Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found in Nassau

The discoveries come as members of the Jewish community and other minority groups have expressed concern over the apparent rise of hate crimes since the Nov. 8 presidential election.

Garden City Attorney Charged With $1.7M Medicaid Scam

A Garden City attorney was arrested last week for allegedly running a kickback scheme that garnered $1.7 million in fraudulent Medicaid claims to drug-treatment companies he ran, authorities said.

Drucker, Imbroto Running to Replace Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs

Two lawyers from Plainview were recently nominated to run in the Nov. 8 special election to fill the seat vacated by Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) when she died last month. Democrats tapped Arnold Drucker, 59, a Nassau Community College (NCC) trustee who has a Queens-based private law practice. Republicans picked Louis Imbroto, 32, associate general counsel at Nassau University Medical Center, who previously served as Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Oyster Bay.