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A PREVIEW OF WORLD WAR II WEEKEND

News 12 Long Island
June 18, 2021

We’re taking a trip back in time morning honoring our World War II  heroes, it’s an interactive experience right here in Nassau County. Caroline Flynn joining us live from the museum of American armor in Bethpage with more […] 

President of squad security named to hospital board

Long Island Business News
March 29, 2021

As stated by CEO Mike Sapraicone “I’m honored to be recognized by Long Island Business News for my appointment to the board of directors for Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital.” […]

New York Post
June 04, 2020

It might be safer to rob a bank.
Retailers across the country are boosting their defenses to protect against looting, including by hiring armed guards, planting scouts to keep watch out front and securing storefronts with barbed wire, The Post has learned […]

The Island Now
January 28, 2020

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Friday the launch of a yearlong series of programs and events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. “We’re proud to honor our servicemen and ensure present and future generations will continue to appreciate the sacrifice and lessons of World War II,” […]

sHOULD THE CITY USE COPS TO KEEP NYERS 6 FT APART? 

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While Police Benevolent Association chief Patrick Lynch makes some valid points about legislative policies that have placed undue pressure on police officers […]

Daily News
OCT 06, 2020

It was recently reported New York City police officers were cracking down on illegal street vendors, despite a pledge by Mayor de Blasio that this governmental enforcement function would be turned over to some other unnamed agency. Similarly, the mayor promised […]

Times Union
September 4, 2019

A recent proposal by Assemblyman Charles Lavine and Sen. Todd Kaminsky to require New York’s middle and high school students to learn about the murderous underpinnings of the swastika and the noose reveals a far larger issue in today’s classroom. Simply put, if it’s not on the test, it won’t be taught, because educators are currently under enormous pressure to meet specific state-mandated testing criteria […]

New York Daily News
June 24, 2019

Earlier this month, the school system in Lockport, N.Y. (pop.: 20,569), near Niagara Falls, became the first in the nation to begin testing facial recognition technology, much to the consternation of state education officials and the New York Civil Liberties Union. Their concern is justified […]

The New York Times
February 14, 2019

Forty-two gunshots — all fired by the New York City police — rang out Tuesday night outside a cellphone store in Queens. The fusillade, which lasted only 11 seconds, left Detective Brian Simonsen dead. His partner, Sgt. Matthew Gorman, was struck in the thigh. The men had been responding to a report of an armed robbery. As they retreated from the store, they were shot by their […]

News 4
February 14, 2019

How does the NYPD train its officers to prepare for live fire confrontation? It’s a question that’s emerging after the friendly fire death of Det. Brian Simonsen […]

Lomg Island Weekly
February 14, 2019

Lawrence Kadish, president and founder of The Museum of American Armor, announced the recent acquisition of a replica German armor vehicle designed to remind visitors and history students that America’s defense of freedom during World War II came with a heavy cost. The replica Sturmgeschüz (or StuG) is meant to represent a German assault weapon that placed a powerful gun on a tank-like chassis […]

Long Island Weekly
January 6, 2019

A new way to honor veterans recently rolled into Old Bethpage’s storied Museum of American Armor. Lawrence Kadish, president and founder of The Museum of American Armor, recently announced the acquisition of an iconic Vietnam War armor vehicle that will serve as a keystone to the museum’s commitment to honor those Americans who served during that conflict […]

Long Island Business News
January 4, 2019

Michael Sapraicone, President – Squad Security: Security precautions for corporations in 2019 will require a comprehensive integrated response by executives as threats range from active shooters entering the workplace to having company servers held hostage by overseas cyber criminals. There will be a recognition that far more resources will need to be allocated to identify and eliminate potential threats […]

Long Island Weekly
September 16, 2018

The Museum of American Armor at Old Bethpage Village Restoration will award a total of $10,000 in scholarships to Girl Scouts from throughout Nassau County who are selected as winners in the museum’s Heritage Essay program. Awardees were announced at the museum on Veterans Day. Girl Scouts will be challenged to write essays about the veterans in their own families, or those they have met, as part of the museum’s ongoing educational efforts designed to create a better appreciation of the sacrifices asked of those who have served our nation. The program will award the first prize winner […]

The Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
September 12, 2018

Meet Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, patient and benefactor, Michael D. Sapraicone. Once, after watching children play with the toys in the waiting room, he sent over iPads in hopes of improving the experience. Next came the iWatches, when he learned how people wearing Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) could track their glucose levels on the small device. Mike, as he likes to be called, sponsors the Berrie Center’s annual Summer Fun program […]

Long Island Business News
January 19, 2018

If left unchallenged, it is now illegal for a title insurance representative in New York State to buy a client a cup of coffee. Say what? This writer is not in the title industry, but I am a business owner and there should not be a single entrepreneur anywhere in New York who shouldn’t be very concerned about the actions of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS). They have just imposed regulations that make it a violation for anyone in the title industry […]

Long Island Business News
September 16, 2017

More
than a year later it is still a puzzlement, but according to European
observers the owners of the now shuttered Normandy Tank Museum faced
exorbitant operating costs due, in part, to high taxes, a blizzard of
costly regulations and a hostile local government that offered no
assistance in building tourism traffic.

It is a cautionary tale for those who envision their museum to be the epicenter of […]

Newsday
June 17, 2016

Workplace terrorism is a serious threat on Long Island, experts said Friday.

The police commissioners of Nassau and Suffolk counties told 160 business people at a workshop in Melville that awareness of potential security problems, both among executives and rank-and-file workers, is the best deterrent.

The commissioners said […]

Globenewswire
November 26, 2014

OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of American Armor has named Michael D. Sapraicone as the latest member of its board, joining museum President and founder Lawrence Kadish, former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Edward Blumenfeld of BDG, Ltd., Michael Polimeni of Polimeni International, Steve Napolitano of First Nationwide Title, Frederick Daum of PSEG and Gary Lewi of Rubenstein Associates […]

CBS New York
September 9, 2011

OLD BETHPAGE, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Museum of American Armor has named Michael D. Sapraicone as the latest member of its board, joining museum President and founder Lawrence Kadish, former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Edward Blumenfeld of BDG, Ltd., Michael Polimeni of Polimeni International, Steve Napolitano of First Nationwide Title, Frederick Daum of PSEG and Gary Lewi of Rubenstein Associates […]

Publications

09/24/2019
Active Shooter Drills in School: Is There a Happy Medium?
10/03/2019
Self-check-in For Hotel Guests Could Pose Security Risks:
09/24/2019
Active Shooter Drills in School: Is There a Happy Medium?
09/12/2019
Empoyees are Your Greatest Asset, Until They’re a Liability
08/27/2019
Back to School was Never like this: New Security Measures Greet Students and Teachers
07/09/2019
Summer is the Ideal Time for Schools to Review Security
05/30/2019
Is It Time For The Corporate Safe Room?

05/15/2019
Six Cost-Effective Things Buildings Can Do Now To Protect Themselves

04/30/2019
The Business Safety Travel Edge
04/23/2019
How Often Should Businesses Conduct Employee Background Checks?
04/16/2019
The Brave New World of Protecting Houses of Worship

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