Tag: Syosset

10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras on Long Island

Try as they may, few establishments on LI are bound to throw parties as lively or serve food as authentic as these Cajun joints that have menus featuring crawfish, alligator and of course, jambalaya.

Nassau Coliseum Concert Calendar Booking Up In Advance of Reopening

Besides the much-anticipated Billy Joel concert, more than a dozen high-profile music artists are scheduled to perform at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum after it...

Syosset Man Admits to Impersonating Air Marshal

A Syosset man has admitted to impersonating a federal air marshal after he was found with an arsenal of handguns, assault rifles and ammunition in his home and car in 2015.

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.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events December 15–21

Drowning Pool This Texan heavy metal band constructs hell raising anthems, with their goal being to fire up crowds in impassioned sing alongs and use...

Baldwin Man Denied Bail After Murder Arrest

A judge ordered a suspect held without bail for allegedly killing a 25-year-old Syosset woman and dumping her body near his Baldwin home.

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, Wife and Oyster Bay Supervisor Indicted, Feds Say

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife, Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto have been indicted on federal charges that will be unsealed Thursday, prosecutors said. Multiple New York news outlets quoting anonymous sources reported that Mangano, atwo-term Republican from Bethpage, is expected to be charged in connection with the investigation into a Syosset restaurateur who’s been indicted for fraud and bribing a Town of Oyster Bay official.

Supervised Injection Facilities: Is This The Best We Can Do?

The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.

Veteran Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs Dies at Age 77

Eleven-term Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury), a 20-year veteran lawmaker who served seven years as the legislature’s first Democratic presiding officer, died Tuesday after a reported fall. She was 77.