Tag: Nassau County
Nassau County has had a record number of 26 shark sightings so far this year and will institute a flag warning system at Nickerson Beach to alert beachgoers when a shark has been spotted, County Executive Laura Curran announced on Monday.
A 21-year-old diver who brought home a silver medal from the Tokyo Olympic Games, his first Olympics, was greeted with warm welcomes in Wantagh this week.
The Nassau County Legislature voted 12-6 in favor of a bill Monday night that would allow police officers to sue protesters for harassment or injury and make those individuals liable for up to $50,000 in civil fines, after five hours of public comment from a diverse showing of more than 40 constituents largely opposing the measure.
The Nassau County Police Department reportedly hired 17 former New York Police Department (NYPD) officers who were accused of misconduct over a 5-year period, sparking outrage among critics calling for police reform.
Nassau County Police Department is increasing its coastline marine and aerial patrols to watch for sharks after two shark sightings on the south shore this week, County Executive Laura Curran announced on Friday.
Pharmacy operators Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, CVS Health Corp, Rite Aid Corp, and Walmart Inc have agreed to pay a combined $26 million to settle claims by Nassau and Suffolk counties that they fueled an opioid addiction epidemic.
Community leaders helped break ground on a new, $32.3 million affordable housing development at Garvies Point in Glen Cove this week.
State Sen. Todd Kaminksy (D-Long Beach) announced during a news conference on Monday that he will run for Nassau County District Attorney in November.