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Legislation Would Require Pharmacies to Post Notice About Opioid Addiction

Most people are aware of the heroin epidemic that continues to worsen regardless of increased police efforts to reverse this horrific trend.  Yet, many do not know that addiction to heroin often starts innocently through prescription pain medication. Like heroin, painkillers are also powerful, highly addictive opioids. Some people gravitate to heroin when their doctors […]

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Bimmerstock Car Show 2017 for a Great Cause

The 9th Annual Bimmerstock Car Show was a wonderful time this past Sunday and raised a lot of money for a great cause – the Diabetes Research Institute. A big thank you to Joe Mac LaPadula, the entire Martino Auto-body crew and everyone else who made the day possible. 

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Delia commends Kevin Greenstein for his efforts to assist people with disabilities to vote

Kevin Greenstein, a Port Washington resident has a strong interest in public service and policy and uses those interests to speak up for people with disabilities. Kevin, a graduate of Port Washington High School, met with democratic leadership to extend the use of the lever voting machines. Kevin explained the difficulties of filling in the bubbles for people with […]

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Photos From Narcan Training on June 1st, 2016

Last Wednesday, at Paul D. Schreiber High School Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton along with members of the Port Washington Police Department and other community members lead a program training residents how to use Narcan to save someone from an overdose from an opioid. It was a successful night! Be sure to check http://www.nassaucountyny.gov for future Narcan training programs. It could […]

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Scudder’s Pond Revitalization

  Delia was thrilled to be able to secure Nassau County grant funding to help the Village of Sea Cliff with its $2.6 million Scudder’s Pond clean-up. The Village of Sea Cliff (as lead agency for the Hempstead Harbor Protection Committee)  is now close to completion of the Scudders Pond Improvement Project.  This project carries […]

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DeRiggi-Whitton Sworn-in to New 11th LD

A New Term, A New District Delia DeRiggi-Whitton was inaugurated the Nassau County legislator representing the new 11th Legislative District on Jan. 6. She was sworn-in along with her fellow Democratic legislators by Senator Charles Schumer. DeRiggi-Whitton served her first term in the 18th LD and now begins her second term in a district that […]

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Examining Glenwood Plant Details

Local officials have been working with Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton to examine the tax impact of National Grid’s plant decommissioning. It has been a universal item of concern that the Glenwood plant will create a greater tax burden in the North Shore community. While the decision to decommission was beyond her purview as a […]

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Port Washington Tree Lighting

Delia had a wonderful time getting to know Port residents and sharing in the holiday cheer. The Christmas tree is beautiful, the singing and festivities were great! She was glad to be at the event with fellow legislator Wayne Wink.

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Delia Re-Elected by 1291 Votes!

After Successful Campaign, Looking Forward to New Term and New District   On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton – Nassau County Legislator was re-elected by a wide margin to represent 11th LD residents on the Nassau County Legislature. Delia won by 1291 votes, receiving 8,218 votes to her main opponent’s 6,927 votes. Even with a left-leaning third party taking 222 votes, Delia kept […]

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