Press Releases

Bridge in Plainview Named in Honor of Nassau County Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

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Plainview, New York – A highway crossing in Plainview will forever be known for a police officer tragically killed while doing his sworn duty to enforce the law. With family members joining elected officials and current and former law enforcement personnel,...

Lavine Joins POB Board of Ed Against Santos’ Call for AR-15 as National Gun

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) is expressing support for the Plainview-Old Bethpage Board of Education’s letter to Congressman George Santos requesting that he withdraw his proposal to have the AR-15 named the...

Assemblymember Lavine & Councilwoman Fugazy Scagliola Express Concerns about LIRR

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) and Glen Cove City Councilwoman Danielle Fugazy Scagliola have sent a joint letter to Janno Lieber, Chair/CEO Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Catherine Rinaldi, Interim LIRR...

Assemblymember Lavine Encourages Reading at Home

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Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) reads to kids as part of a national program meant to encourage reading at home. Lavine read the book Stella Luna to Miss Pilewski’s third grade class at Glen Cove’s Connolly Elementary...

Grant Secured by Assemblymember Lavine Pushes Glen Cove VFW Closer to Rebuilding

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Glen Cove, New York – Thanks to the efforts of Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore), members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347 are closer to finally going home again.Nearly a year and a half after a fire forced the closure of the building...

Assemblymember Lavine Issues Statement on Congressman-Elect George Santos

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) has issued the following statement on Congressman-Elect George Santos:  “I am deeply troubled by the bizarre allegations surrounding our Congressman-Elect George Santos.It is grotesquely...

Glen Cove Artist Who Painted Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait Recognized by Assemblymember Lavine and Senator Gaughran

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Brooklyn, New York – A local artist who painted the official portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama, is recognized by two prominent North Shore elected officials. Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) and Senator James Gaughran (D-Northport)...

Assemblymember Lavine Launches Annual Toy Drive to Benefit Hicksville Boys & Girls Club

Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has announced the kick-off of his annual toy drive. Lavine will be accepting donations of new, unwrapped gifts which will go to families in need from the Hicksville Boys & Girls Club....

Assemblymember Lavine Funds Improvements to Hicksville Schools

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North Shore, LI – A grant secured by Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore, LI) will go towards making capital improvements for Hicksville Public Schools. As a result of redistricting, Lavine will represent the area of Hicksville north of Old...

Assemblymember Lavine Funds Improvements to Softball Field for North Shore Schools

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North Shore, LI – A vastly improved softball field in the North Shore School District is ready for action thanks to a $250,000 State grant secured by Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore, LI). The funding enabled the district to make major upgrades...

Lavine Sees off Humanitarian Aid for the People of Ukraine

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Hauppauge, New York – After leading a massive collection effort, Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) was on hand for final shipment overseas of thousands of pounds of humanitarian aid for the suffering people of Ukraine. For the last several...

Assemblymember Lavine Secures Grant for North Shore Schools

North Shore, New York – New York State Assembly Judiciary Chairman Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) has secured a grant the North Shore Central School District. The $250,000 DASNY grant was formally announced and approved at a meeting of the Board of...

Lavine Introduces Bill to Protect Election Workers

North Shore, New York – A New York State Assembly bill (A10687) written by Judiciary Chairman Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) will protect the safety of election workers. The “Election Workers, Voters and Polling Places Protection Act” will prohibit...

Assemblymember Lavine Issues Statement on State Oversight of Private Religious Schools

North Shore, LI – The following statement by Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore, LI) comes after action taken on September 13, 2022 by the New York State Education Department on needed oversight of New York’s private religious schools: ...

Assemblymember Lavine Pens Letter to Nassau County Legislature Urging Investigation of Corruption

North Shore, New York – New York State Assembly Judiciary Chairman Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) has written a letter to Richard Nicolello, Presiding Officer of the Nassau County Legislature in which he urges the Public Safety Committee to investigate...

Assemblymember Lavine Announces Grant to Help Spur Business in Downtown Glen Cove

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Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) recently presented the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District (BID) with a $25,000 member item grant he secured. The announcement was made in Village Square on the final night...

Assemblymember Lavine Announces Grant for Helen Keller Services for the Blind Summer Camp

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North Shore, LI – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore) has secured a grant for a camp for children with disabilities.To make the announcement, Lavine visited Camp Helen Keller, which is run by Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB) on LIU...

Assemblymember Lavine Presents Citation Recognizing New Yoga Studio in Glen Cove

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Glen Cove, NY – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) presented a citation in recognition of the recent opening of a new yoga studio in Glen Cove.On Friday (7/22) Lavine met with owners Jason and Sheila Samel who are trying to set themselves apart...

Assemblymember Lavine Issues Statement on Resignation of Chief Justice DiFiore

NORTH SHORE, LI – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore, LI) issued the following statement regarding the impending resignation of New York State Chief Justice Janet DiFiore:  “With respect to any serious matter before the State Commission...

Assemblymember Lavine Opposes Town of Oyster Bay Plan to Create Bureau of Adjudication

NORTH SHORE, LI – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-North Shore, LI) issued the following statement in response to the Town of Oyster Bay’s plan to create a Bureau of Adjudication:  “Any willful, intentional and deliberate misrepresentation and...