County Exec Mangano: Free Dental Care Available For Veterans & Active Duty Military

Nassau County Executive Ed ManganoNassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency and Helping Hands Dental Foundation (HHDF) – a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization in Glen Cove – today announced free dental care for veterans, active duty military and their immediate families.

County Executive Mangano stated, “Free dental care and exams, are just one more way in which to honor the brave men and women of our Armed Forces who served and sacrificed for our freedom. I thank Helping Hands Dental Foundation, and their sponsors, for their generosity and commitment to serving our veterans.” Details and Contact information HERE (

S.T.O.P. Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday November 21 at Baldwin Park

hazardous-wastetOn Saturday, November 21st, from 8 AM to 3 PM, bring your household hazardous materials to our next S.T.O.P. event at Baldwin Park, located on Grand Avenue in Baldwin. The program is designed to provide area residents with a safe, environmentally sound method of disposal of the many hazardous materials found in the average home. By bringing such toxins as antifreeze, drain cleaners and pesticides on any of the scheduled S.T.O.P. collection days, you and your family can make a significant contribution to the protection of our precious groundwater supply and the preservation of our bays and estuaries.

While supplies last, bring your old incandescent light bulbs to a S.T.O.P. event and exchange for a FREE energy efficient bulb (up to 5). You can also bring your old thermostat containing mercury to a S.T.O.P. event, keep mercury out of the waste stream and receive a $5 gift card to a local home center compliments of Covanta Energy (limit 5 per household).

County Exec Mangano Announces Free “Holiday Spectacular” Concert And Ice Show at Eisenhower Park Nov 29

Eisenhower Park Main Entrance Photo: Sullynyflhi CCbySA3.0
Eisenhower Park Main Entrance Photo:Sullynyflhi CCbySA3.0

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops Orchestra will be performing in Nassau County’s “Holiday Spectacular” concert on Sunday, November 29th at the Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower Park. Guest Vocalists will be Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops Orchestra, joined by the Five Towns College Chamber Singers and the W.T. Clarke High School Choir. Additionally, the Twin Rinks Skating Club will grace the ice. There will be two shows at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Admission will be free, but tickets are required. Free tickets are available at all Bethpage Federal Credit Union branches, as well as at the Administration Building at Eisenhower Park, while supplies last. The concert is co-sponsored by Nassau County Parks, Twin Rinks, and Bethpage Federal Credit Union…More details in the official press release here (Nassau

Murray and Santino Announce Pet Adoption Fees Waived From Nov. 21st to Jan. 3rd

Free Pet Adoptions During ‘Summer of Love’ at Hempstead Town Animal ShelterAs the song adage goes, “For the holidays, you can’t beat home sweet home.” And Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray, Senior Councilman Anthony Santino and Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney are reminding residents that you can’t beat the deal the Town of Hempstead is offering to prospective adopters of lovable cats and dogs at the Town Animal Shelter who are looking for that home sweet home. They have announced that all the town’s pet adoption fees are being waived from November 21st until January 3, 2016 for the town’s annual “Home for the Holidays” pet adoption program. Full Details HERE (Town of Hempstead)