Tag: Oyster Bay

Trial Set for Next January in Mangano, Venditto Corruption Case

A federal judge set a tentative trial date Wednesday for next January in the corruption case against Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Nassau Exec Candidates Line Up Amid Mangano Scandal

There's no shortage of potential suitors lining up to run for Nassau County Executive since the seat is expected to be up for grabs come November.

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.

Long Island Christmas Events, Parades & Tree Lightings 2016

With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.

Thanksgiving 2016 Turkey Trots on Long Island

A guide to 16 different Turkey Trots being held across Long Island this weekend through Thanksgiving!

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.

5 Paranormal Oddities Reported on Long Island

Many think Long Island is a typical boring suburbia devoid of anything unusual besides the Big Duck, but looking deeper reveals a region replete with stories of aliens, ghosts and Bigfoot sightings. Local reports of extraterrestrial, psychic and cryptozoological phenomena have been met with skepticism as well as trust, but some claims are easier to explain away than others. The sheer number of such purported sightings suggests the Island’s residents either have wild imaginations or are indeed living in a cauldron of metaphysical mysteries.