General News Updates
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 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 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 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...