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Town of Hempstead Announces Grant to Island Harvest to Establish “No One Goes Hungry in Hempstead” Food Program in Time for Holiday Season

Supervisor Don Clavin, along with the entire Hempstead Town Board, announced the authorization of a $470,539.78 relief grant for Island Harvest Food Bank to establish the “2021 No One Goes Hungry in Hempstead” food distribution program for Town of Hempstead residents, including, senior citizens, veterans and other vulnerable populations during the COVID-19
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Signs Bill to Provide $375 Direct Payments To Up To 400,000 Households

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today signed into law legislation (“Nassau County Homeowner Assistance Program” or “HAP”) that will provide direct one-time payments of $375 to up to 400,000 Nassau County homeowners and renters. Households currently receiving Enhanced STAR, Disability & Limited Income, and/or Senior property tax exemptions will receive checks by
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New York and New Jersey Residents Invited to Free Virtual Alzheimer’s Educational Conference on October 19 Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for New York and New Jersey residents on Tuesday, October 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST as part of its 2021 national Educating America Tour. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, will allow participants to learn […]
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Suffolk Awarded Highly Competitive Federal Grant To Aid Students With Child Care

Suffolk County Community College’s Kids’ Cottage child care facility on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood has been awarded a highly competitive Federal four-year Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant of nearly $445,000 to help meet a critical need for high quality, affordable child care for eligible student-parents. “The need for high-quality and