East Farmingdale, NY- Tuesday, August 2nd is National Night Out and police departments all over Long Island are planning to participate in the event. According to their website, National Night Out is “a community building campaign that promotes police community partnerships.”
Join the Suffolk County Police Department for National Night Out events in
- 1st Pct- Wyandanch Park in Wyandanch from 4-8pm.
- 2nd Pct- Tri CYA in Huntington Station on New York Avenue from 5-8pm.
- 3rd Pct- Brentwood Library in Brentwood from 5-8pm.
- 4th Pct- The Smithaven Mall in Lake Grove from 4-6:30pm.
- 5th Pct- The Patchogue Community Center in Patchogue 5-8pm.
- 6th Pct at the Centereach Pool in Centereach 5:30-8:30pm.
- 7th Pct at the William Floyd High School in Shirley 5-8pm.
Join the Nassau County Police Department for National Night Out events in
- 1st Pct. Uniondale Fire Dept. – Van Ness Fire House, 154 Uniondale Ave, Uniondale, 1800 to 2100 hours. Sponsored by Legislator Kevan Abrahams. Family fun evening, giveaways, crime prevention awareness.
- Baldwin High School – 841 Ethel T. Kloberg Drive, Baldwin. 1730-2300 hours. Legislator Mule will be participating in the event. Crime prevention literature will be available.
- 2nd Pct. Broadway Mall – Hicksville, in rear parking lot next to the Police Annex. 1800 to 2000 hours. Partnered with Legislator Drucker, Walker, Schaffer and Lafazan. The event will be sponsored by the Broadway Mall and Home Depot. It will feature entertainment, family activities and giveaways.
- 3rd Pct. Martin “Bunky” Reid Park – Broadway Ave, Westbury, 1730 to 2030 hours. This New Cassel/Westbury event starts with a parade which will assemble at the Salvation Army, 992 Prospect Avenue at 1700 hours and begin to march at 1730 hours. The parade will proceed westbound on Prospect Ave., turn left onto southbound Swalm St., continue across Broadway and enter the park. At the conclusion of the parade there will be a fair at the park beginning at 1800 hours. Legislator Bynoe and the Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSana are participating in the event.
- Kelleher Field – Williston Park, 1900 to 2100 hours. A Children’s Ride for a Safer Williston Park Parade assembles at Broad and Amherst Streets and begins at 1900 hours. The parade concludes at Kelleher Field where a Block Captain’s meeting of the Williston Park Neighborhood Watch will take place at 1930 hours followed by NNO festivities.
- 4th Pct. Cedarhurst Park – located at Cedarhurst and Summit Avenues, Cedarhurst, 1800 to 2200 hours during a “Concert in the Park”. Crime prevention literature will be distributed.
- 5th Pct. Wheeler Avenue Elementary School– 1 Wheeler Avenue West, Valley Stream, 1600 to 1900 hours. Organized in conjunction with Legislator Carrie Solages, Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, Councilman Tom Muscarella and Mayor Brown. Music, entertainment, food, activities and giveaways are planned.
- 6th Pct. Whitney Pond Park – 133 Valley Road, Manhasset, 1500 to 1900 hours. Crime prevention literature will be distributed to the public. There will be arts and crafts, ice cream trucks, food vendors and children’s safety/fire awareness lectures.
- 7th Pct. John Burns Park, Merrick Road in Massapequa. 1700-2000. Held in conjunction with “Music Under the Stars” program which begins at 2000 hours. Residents will have an opportunity to speak with their local precinct personnel and receive crime prevention tips.
- 8th Pct. Bethpage High School – 10 Cherry Avenue, Bethpage, 1830-2030 hours. Legislators Rose Walker & Linda Schaefer are sponsoring event. Music provided by “Tom Chupka and Friends” band. Face painting, giveaways and snacks. Hicksville FD “Smoke House” fire prevention trailer will be there.
To learn more about National Night Out, click here.
For a list of the New York City Police Department’s National Night Out events, click here.
Photo: A Suffolk Police Officer talks with two residents, July 2021, SCPD facebook
By Brett Levine