Mangano Announces Food, Drink Distributions

Multiple stations have been set up around Nassau County.

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano announced Friday that on the county, FEMA, Island Harvest and the Red Cross began distributing food and drinks to thousands of residents impacted by the damage related to Hurricane Sandy.

Island Harvest will distribute up to 20,000 sandwiches and drinks Friday to residents on the streets of the following neighborhoods Friday through a Mobile Distribution Center:

  • Freeport
  • Island Park 
  • Massapequa 
  • Seaford


The Red Cross has opened a number of Mobile Meals distribution centers Nassau County Locations are open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meals, water, and comfort kits will be distributed at the following locations.

  • Cedar Creek Park in Seaford - Merrick Road east of Wantagh Avenue
  • Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach - 880 Lido Blvd.


FEMA’s Points of Distribution (PODs) are located throughout the north and south shores of Nassau County. Locations include:


Long Beach:
East Side, intersection of Neptune and Hudson
West Side, Maryland and Beech St.
Long Beach Fire Department, 1 West Chester St., Long Beach

Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Beach Rescue, 1 Rescue Road, Atlantic Beach

Point Lookout: Point Lookout Lido Fire Department, 102 Lido Blvd., Point Lookout

Island Park:
Island Park Fire Department, 440 Long Beach Road, Island Park
Lincoln Ornes Middle School, 150 Trafalger Blvd.
Heggarty School, 100 Radcliffe Road

East Rockaway/Bay Park: East Rockaway Fire Department, 376 Atlantic Ave.

Freeport: Freeport Fire Department, 15 Broadway

Oceanside: Oceanside Fire Department, 65 Foxhurst Road

Massapequa: Massapequa Fire Department, 5478 Merrick Road Massapequa

Bellmore: Bellmore Fire Department, 2670 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore

Seaford: Seaford Fire Department, 2170 Southard Ave., Seaford

Wantagh: Wantagh Fire Department, 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh

Hewlett: Hewlett Fire Department, 25 Franklin Ave., Hewlett

Lawrence: Lawrence Cedarhurst Fire Department, 75 Washington Ave.

Inwood: Inwood Fire Department, 188 Doughty Blvd.

Woodmere: Woodmere Fire Department, 20 Irving Place

Baldwin: Baldwin Fire Department, 2386 Grand Ave.

Merrick: Merrick Fire Department, 2120 Merrick Ave.

Massapequa: Marjorie R. Post Community Park Dr., 451 Unqua Road


New Hyde Park:
Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave.
LIRR Station, Lincoln Avenue & Railroad Avenue

New Cassel: New Cassel Community Center, Garden Street

Great Neck:
Great Neck High School, 35 Polo Road
Great Neck South High School, 341 Lakeville Road

Manhasset: Manhasset High School, 200 Memorial Place

Port Washington: Port Washington, Off Main Street and Haven Avenue

Syosset: Syosset Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Turnpike

Bayville: Corner of Bayville Road & Bayville Avenue

Dori November 02, 2012 at 05:29 PM
What about the elderly who cannot get to these sites. What is being done for them?


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