Tag: Oceanside

60 MPH Winds Wreak Havoc on Long Island

More than 60 mph wind gusts downed trees and utility lines across Long Island on Monday, resulting in damaged homes, blocked roads, train delays and thousands of power outages, officials said.

State Sen. Flanagan Draws Heat for Supporting Trump’s Education Secretary Pick

New York State Senate Majority John Flanagan (R-Smithtown) signed a recent letter of support backing Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, despite a chorus of critics questioning her qualifications.

Oceanside Man Shot to Death

A 36-year-old Oceanside man was shot to death in Valley Stream over the weekend, Nassau County police said.

Oceanside Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in the victim’s hometown of Oceanside over the weekend.

Long Island State Legislative Primary Results

John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.

Long Island Craft Beer Guide

The Long Island craft beer and brewery industry continues to grow. Now there are more than 30 microbreweries on Long Island. Here's your complete guide, including a list of Long Island craft beer bars. This one goes up to you, Long Island. Cheers!

AG Sues Nassau Jail Medical Provider, Citing Inmate Deaths

Five inmates died since 2011 at Nassau County jail as a result of inadequate medical care, the New York State Commission on Correction alleged in documents obtained by the Press. The accusations sparked New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to file a lawsuit against the jail’s medical provider, Florida-based Armor Correctional Health Medical Services, seeking fines, an independent monitor over health care at the jail and barring the company from bidding on contracts in the state. This case was announced Tuesday—a week after the fifth death at the jail this year and the 12th since 2011, officials said.

Oceanside Man Dies in Parkway Crash

The 22-year-old victim was involved in a crash with an SUV before veering off the Southern State Parkway.

Valley Stream Murder Suspect Nabbed in Oceanside

Deon Ewers, 50, of Los Angeles, Calif., was charged with killing his estranged wife's boyfriend.

5,000 Long Island Supermarket Workers Face Layoffs

A&P warned 4,732 local Pathmark and Waldbaum's workers may be laid off a month after the grocer said 472 LI workers will get pink slips.