County Executive Edward Mangano
The Nassau County Legislature on Monday passed a bill that would establish an online registry of people convicted of animal abuse.
Authorities say the move comes following 11 separate incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti appearing on three LIRR station platforms in Five Towns over the last year.
Police in Nassau County have increased patrols and heightened security in Merrick, after an alarming number of stranger danger incidents.
Dozens of state and county officials as well as race organizers met for about an hour Wednesday on how to improve safety measures.