General News Updates

Dec 09, 2014/General News

Federal discrimination complaint filed over postings by Nassau jail affirmative action officer

December 8, 2014 by CELESTE HADRICK, Newsday Nassau's corrections union has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the county's head affirmative action officer at the East Meadow jail, contending his public Facebook postings are racist, derogatory and incite violence against its...
Dec 09, 2014/General News

Nassau corrections union president criticizes county film commission over music video shoot

By Laura Figueroa, NewsdayOn Monday, as Nassau's film commission hosted a tour of local landmarks for various production companies, the president of the county's correctional officers union took aim at county leaders for allowing a trio of rappers who have rapped about killing cops to...
Dec 08, 2014/General News

Long Island jail rents out facility to anti-cop rapper Uncle Murda for music video

New York Daily News / Monday December 8, 2014The Brooklyn-based musician rented an abandoned part of Nassau County jail for a one-day shoot in August. Murda's recent 'Hands Up' video slams police brutality, featuring the image of him and another rapper holding guns to a white officer...
Jul 25, 2014/General News

Tug of War at Jones Beach!

Friday, July 25th at 5:30PM
Jul 21, 2014/General News

20th Annual Canoe Race Fundraiser

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Jun 28, 2014/General News

Corrections Officers Benevolent Association, NIFA reach deal to end wage freeze - News 12 Long Island‏

WOODBURY - An agreement was reached this week between the Corrections Officers Benevolent Association and the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, ending a three-year wage freeze.The agreement comes with some concessions from members of the workers’ union.COBA leaders say those concessions...
Feb 05, 2014/General News

Horrific Slashing of a Correction Officer Assigned to Nassau University Medical Center

East Meadow, New York February 5, 2014---“Today’s vicious slashing incident of a Nassau County Correction Officer at the Nassau University Medical Center is yet another horrific example of the extreme dangers our Officers face every day at  the Correctional Center. While others in...
Jan 29, 2014/General News

Newsday: Union leader wants NIFA to see the suffering

About 100 unionized correction officers packed the public meeting of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority Monday evening to show the county’s financial control board some of the workers who have been affected by a three-year-old wage freeze.John Jaronczyk, president of the Nassau County...
Aug 21, 2013/General News

Tug of War raises money for Wounded Warriors

Nassau COBA - 4 time repeat Champions! You may have heard the ads on 102.3 WBAB. The Annual Long Island Police Tug of War Championship to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project took place at Jones Beach Field 4 on Friday, July 26th. Thousands came out for a beautiful event to cheer on corrections and...
May 30, 2013/General News

Nassau COBA Cares

For twenty years the National Association of Letter Carriers have organized one of the most successful food drive efforts in the country.  Residents were asked to simply leave bags of non-perishable food items by their mailboxes on Saturday May 11th, 2013 and a local union Letter Carrier...