Jason Watson issued the following statement:
“Jason Watson is the Democratic candidate running for the Nassau County Legislature in the 9th District. He has been working with children and adults with autism since his graduation from Quinnipiac College where he received his Bachelor of Arts in sociology in May of 2000. Since July of 2000, he has been employed by Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism where he currently holds a position as Coordinator of Adult, Vocational, and Family Support Services.
“Mr. Watson is also a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. He is a member of NSSA’s Human Rights and Peer Review Committees and a participant in the Long Island Task force for Aging Out, the National Town Hall Meeting for Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism, the LI Family Support Advisory Council, and the LI Quality Assurance Task Force.
The candidate issued the following statement.
“Charles Berman was originally appointed to the office of Receiver of Taxes in 2003 and January 2010, and was elected in November 2010.
“Berman is a proven government affairs professional with a solid administrative background in business. His career in public service began when he was appointed Deputy Town Clerk for the Town of Oyster Bay in 2000.
(A statement from Democratic challenger Jason Watson has not yet been received.)
Legislator Richard J. Nicolello, a resident of New Hyde Park, is seeking another two-year term in the Nassau County Legislature, 9th District. He is running on the Republican, Conservative and Independence lines.
He issued the following statement announcing his candidacy.
The entire memorial ceremony was under the direction of Town of North Hempstead Town Clerk Leslie Gross. Gross announced at the introduction of the program that a piece of steel that had been at Ground Zero, had been delivered to her home at 3 a.m. that morning. This particular piece has been all around the country as a stark reminder of the horror of that day.
The event was held at Williston Park Little League Kelleher Field at the Little League’s Day of Remberance and was orchestrated by Deputy Mayor William Darmstadt.
Recently, Ace Hardware and CMT (Country Music Television) announced Anthony Minerva, of New Hyde Park, as the grand prizewinner of the Get Grilling: CMT BBQ Week Sweepstakes, a promotion highlighting Ace Hardware’s grilling expertise and lawn and garden knowledge.
The very long Herricks school board meeting, held after the board toured all its buildings, turned into a lot of complaints, due to the fact that residents are so frustrated with all the cuts the district was forced to make in order to maintain a reasonable budget.
First of all parents were not happy with the prospect of an additional aide in some of the elementary school classes in lieu of starting a new class. Both board president Christine Turner and superintendent Dr. John Bierwirth explained that in “this economic climate” 65 teachers had to be let go.
Hurricane Irene, true to predictions, blew through New Hyde Park and surrounding areas, leaving power outages and downed trees and massive flooding.
Assemblyman Tom McKevitt hosted his 5th annual Women of Distinction event recently at the Albertson VFW. With over 200 guests in attendance including former recipients of the award, family, friends, and this year’s honorees, the event was a community-wide success, noted McKevitt.
“With the outpouring of support for these women in the community it is obvious that we are so fortunate to call them our friends and neighbors,” said McKevitt. “These women represent some of the most courageous and accomplished individuals in our state and nation. Taken together, their achievements and dedication have resulted in the continuous improvement of our quality of life and an enlargement of our sense of community here on Long Island.”
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