Tag - Nassau County

Who is Responsible for Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC)?


By Elaine Phillips, Nassau County Comptroller There has been, rightfully, much discussion about the future of the only public hospital in Nassau County, Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC). By virtue of its name, many people assume that NUMC is a Nassau County facility. In fact, it is not. More than 20 years ago, New York State created...

Indian American Forum celebrates Nassau County Diwali 2023


Diwali Celebrations were held on Monday, Nov 6, 2023 in the evening. The program started with opening prayers by Bishop Phillip E. Elliott followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Dr Bobby Kumar Kalotee hosted the event and introduced the officials and the community members. Nassau County Executive Honorable Bruce Blakeman wished everyone a very Happy Diwali. Mr Blakeman in his remarks outlined the...

Dallas, Florida and NY to host ICC T-20 World Cup 2024


A 34,000-seat modular stadium will be built in Eisenhower Park in Nassau County New York: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed Dallas, Florida and New York as the three USA venues identified to host the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. Grand Prairie in Dallas, Broward County in Florida and Nassau County in New...

RCHS celebrates 14th anniversary with Appreciation Gala


Hicksville, NY: Rotary Club of Hicksville South (RCHS) held its 14th Anniversary Appreciation Gala and Installation Oath Ceremony on June 24 at The Metropolitan in Glen Cove. Mizanur Rahman has took oath Nassau County Minority Affairs Executive Director Lionel Chitty administered the oath of office to Mizanur Rahman as the 15th President of the Club...

Nassau County launches rip current safety initiative at beaches


Nassau County officials announced a new rip current safety initiative at beaches throughout the county. Amid warnings for recent shark bites off Long Island beaches, officials want beachgoers to know about other dangerous threats. Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman on Wednesday declared it Rip Current Awareness Month.  It can be tiring to fight a rip current and one safety...

Mayall appointed President of Board of Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation


East Meadow, N.Y.: Jaspreet S. Mayall, Partner in the Telecommunications and Bankruptcy Groups at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, was unanimously appointed as the next president of the board of the Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation of New York on June 14. The Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation, a New York based non-profit organization, was first established in 1981 in New...

New York police chief Keechant Sewell quits after 18 months


New York: New York City’s police commissioner Keechant Sewell, the first woman to hold the position, is stepping down after 18 months on the job.  Sewell, who was appointed by the city’s Democratic mayor, Eric Adams, announced the resignation in an email to department staff on Monday afternoon.  “While my time here will come to a close, I will never...

Indian community in Long Island celebrates Republic Day


Long Island, NY: Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman, Nassau County Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello, and Chairman of Human Rights Commission Dr Bobby Kalotee joined Indian American Forum Chairperson Indu Jaiswal and Indian American Community from Long Island to celebrate 74th Republic Day of India on Jan 26 at the Nassau County legislature building. Celebrations started with...

Long Island couple organizes eye camp in Amritsar


Amritsar: Former Commissioner of Nassau County Varinder Bhalla celebrated the life and legacy of his late father Jan 25 on his 50th death anniversary by organizing an eye camp for free eye exam and eyeglasses for the underprivileged in his native Amritsar, India. The event was conceptualized by his wife Ratna Bhalla, former Deputy Commissioner...