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Early Voting

By   October 20, 2021

The following list is current as of the date of this newsletter, and subject to change. Check your local newspaper or the Nassau County Board of Elections website closer to election day for any changes that may have taken place.

This year, any registered voter in Nassau County may vote on the dates and during the times listed.

On Election Day, Nov. 2nd, you must go to your regular polling place

        Local Early Voting Location:  Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville

                   Hours:  Sat. Oct. 23rd        9am to 6pm

                                 Sun. Oct. 24th      10am to 3pm

                                 Mon. Oct. 25th     6am to 7pm

                                 Tue Oct. 26th       10am to 7pm

                                 Wed. Oct. 27th    10am to 7pm

                                 Thur. Oct. 28th    10am to 7pm

                                 Fri. Oct 29th         6am to 6pm

                                 Sat. Oct. 30th       9am to 6pm

                                 Sun. Oct 31st       10am to 3pm

        ELECTION DAY: Tuesday November 2ndVote at your regular polling place only.

Fall Newsletter

By   October 6, 2021

MEET THE CANDIDATES

This year, with the large number of Nassau County and Town of Oyster Bay positions up for election, we will partner with the NorthWest Civic and Hicksville Community Council to host a series of Town Hall meetings to offer an opportunity for all candidates to express their views and answer questions from the Hicksville community. Invitations were sent to candidates from both the Republican and Democratic parties for all positions up for election. Not all candidates may be able to attend, due to prior commitments.

The Hicksville Gardens Civic Association DOES NOT endorse any candidate. As a local civic association, we present candidates with a forum to share their ideas and to answer questions. The statements made by the candidates at these forums are the candidates’ own and are not an endorsement by the Hicksville Gardens Civic Association.  

ALL meetings will be held at the Hicksville Community Center, 28 Carl St., and start at 7pm.

We urge everyone to attend as many of these meetings as possible.

Sponsored by Hicksville Gardens Civic Association

Thursday October 14th

Scheduled: Candidates for Nassau County Executive, District Attorney, County Clerk, County Comptroller

Sponsored by NorthWest Civic Association of Hicksville

Monday October 18th

Scheduled: Candidates for Nassau County Legislature from Districts 2, 14, 16 and 17

Sponsored by Hicksville Community Council

Thursday October 21st

Scheduled: Candidates for Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor, Town Clerk and Town Council Members

Voting is a privilege that comes with a responsibility to be familiar with the candidates’ positions on issues that affect us all. Information on the candidates is readily available on the internet, and we encourage everyone to seek out this information to be an informed electorate. Hicksville is the most populous hamlet in the Town of Oyster Bay, as well as one of the most populous in Nassau County. With development projects underway and planned for our community and nearby, it is important to show the candidates that we care what is going on in this place we all call home.

EARLY VOTING

The following list is current as of the date of this newsletter, and subject to change. Check your local newspaper or the Nassau County Board of Elections website closer to election day for any changes that may have taken place.

This year, any registered voter in Nassau County may vote on the dates and during the times listed.

On Election Day, Nov. 2nd, you must go to your regular polling place

Local Early Voting Location:  Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville

                   Hours:  Sat. Oct. 23rd        9am to 6pm

                                 Sun. Oct. 24th      10am to 3pm

                                 Mon. Oct. 25th     6am to 7pm

                                 Tue Oct. 26th       10am to 7pm

                                 Wed. Oct. 27th    10am to 7pm

                                 Thur. Oct. 28th    10am to 7pm

                                 Fri. Oct 29th         6am to 6pm

                                 Sat. Oct. 30th       9am to 6pm

                                 Sun. Oct 31st       10am to 3pm

        ELECTION DAY: Tuesday November 2ndVote at your regular polling place only.

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JOIN US AT OUR UPCOMING GENERAL MEETINGS:

Thursday October 14th, 7pm (Candidates Forum)

Thursday November 4th, 7pm (note date change)

Thursday December 9th, 7pm (Holiday Get Together)

Meetings are held in the Kenneth Barnes Community Room at the Hicksville Public Library on the second Thursday of each month at 7pm. (no meetings: January, July, August)

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Donations for our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive will be accepted

at our October and November Meetings, through the membership portal

or can be mailed to our Post Office box.

PLEASE HELP US PROVIDE THANKSGIVING MEALS

FOR NEEDY FAMILIES IN OUR AREA.

Cash, checks or Shop Rite© grocery store gift cards ONLY…

NO FOOD DONATIONS CAN BE ACCEPTED.

HGCA Member Center

By   April 24, 2021

If you have not yet seen our release e-mail, be advised that our new Member Center is now available. This new online presence may be used to pay member dues and update contact information without having to send it to us. In the future, we will be unlocking additional features for use by our members. At any time, you may find the Member Center from the Members menu on this page.

Detailed information about the Member Center was sent to the membership at the beginning of April. If you have not seen, it, please check your Junk folder.

Are you not yet a member? Would you like to be? Joining the HGCA is easy. Just go to the Member Center and sign up online!

Meet the Candidates 2018

By   October 28, 2018

If you weren’t at our last meeting, you missed our Meet the Candidates Forum, where some of the candidates from local, state and federal elections presented themselves and their platform.

DON’T FORGET TO VOTE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH

Voting is a privilege that comes with a responsibility to be informed about the issues and the candidates.  There are number of state and federal positions that are on this year’s ballot. Find more information on all candidates and their opponents online.  Be informed, be involved!

Dan DeBono – US Congress, 3rd District

Jim Gaughran – State Senate, 5th District

Michael Montesano – State Assembly, 15th District

Kevin Thomas – State Senate, 6th District

Dana Grossblatt – Nassau County District Court, 4th District
Joanne Curran Perrucci –  Nassau County District Court, 4th District

Cleaning American Drive-In Cleaners

By   April 1, 2015

Last week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the American Drive-In Cleaners Site, which describes the remedy selected to address contamination associated with the site.

Contaminants investigated include volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These solvents were a concern because of the site’s history as a dry cleaning facility.

Major elements of the selected remedy include:

1. A soil vapor extraction system: This system will extract VOCs from the subsurface soil. The air removed will be treated as needed before being discharged to the atmosphere.

2. Cover system: A site cover currently exists and will be maintained to allow for commercial use of the site.

3. Building slab maintenance: This maintenance will be performed to prevent vapor intrusion. Annual inspections will be performed to ensure the effectiveness of the maintenance.

4. Groundwater monitoring: A program of monitoring will be carried out to address groundwater contamination. It is anticipated that within a reasonable time period contamination will decrease.

5. Site Management Plan: will include provisions to monitor for the continued effectiveness of the remedy.

The full ROD may be found on the NYSDEC website. Copies of the ROD are also available for review at the Hicksville Public Library.

For more info, you may contact the NYSDEC Project Manager: Melissa Sweet, 518-402-9620, email:melissa.sweet@dec.ny.gov

HGCA Planting Project

By   May 25, 2011

On May 18, 2011 Beautification Committee Chairman Frank Guarasci and members of his “Green Team”, Phil Heckler and Nick Mirro, purchased nearly $300 worth of new bushes and planted them on the So. Broadway median across from Miyako Hibachi & Sushi Restaurant.

Great Job “Green Team”!

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