Tag: John Venditto

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto Resigning After Corruption Arrest

Ten-term Republican Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, citing his arrest on federal corruption charges last month, announced Tuesday plans to resign the office he was first elected to 20 years ago.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Brooks Confirmed Winner, Unseats NY Sen. Venditto

Democrat John Brooks officially unseated freshman New York State Sen. Michael Venditto (R-Massapequa) following a five-week-long recount, although the upset victory is not expected to tip the balance of power in Albany.

Phillips Wins, Venditto Too Close to Call as NY Senate Majority...

Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.

Nassau Exec Mangano Defiant Following Federal Corruption Charges

Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.

Feds: Ed Mangano & John Venditto Charged In Bribery, Kickback &...

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto were indicted on federal corruption charges for an alleged bribery scheme, fraud, extortion and lying to investigators. Prosecutors unsealed the 13-count indictment shortly before the trio was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Central Islip federal court. Authorities allege Ed Mangano and Venditto conspired between 2010 and last year to use their power to back loans for and award contracts to a businessman, who in turn gave them kickbacks and a $450,000 no-show job for Linda.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Race Too Close to Call

The race was the only possible upset in 10 races for town supervisor seats across the 13 towns on Long Island.

Republican Rhoads Wins Nassau Legislative Seat

He beat his Democratic opponent by a margin of 58 to 41 percent.

Voters to Pick Replacement for Nassau Pol Denenberg Tuesday

The candidates include Democrat Rita Kestenbaum and Republican Steven Rhoads.
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