Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Great Neck Ponzi Scheme, Business News, And More

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A Great Neck hedge fund manager pleaded guilty to operating a Ponzi scheme (Getty Images)

Great Neck Hedge Fund Founder Admits $65M Ponzi Scheme

2 More Long Island Bed, Bath & Beyond Stores Slated to Close

The number of Bed Bath & Beyond stores on Long Island slated to close rose from three to five after the home goods chain announced another round of cuts.


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2 New Breeze Airways Destinations Added at MacArthur Airport

Breeze Airways will add two new nonstop destinations from Long Island MacArthur Airport, the airline announced Tuesday.


Dine-LI Small Business Fundraising MarketPhoto by Ed Shin

Dine-LI’s 4th Small Business Market in Westbury Draws Large Crowd

More than 900 people attended Dine-LI’s 4th Small Business Market at the Samanea Mall in Westbury on Feb. 11. The event featured over 100 food and unique craft/small business vendors.


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Joan Jett in Workday commericialCourtesy Workday via YouTube screenshot

Long Island Rock Stars Billy Idol and Joan Jett Appear in Super Bowl Commercial

Rock star Long Islanders Billy Idol and Joan Jett appeared alongside two fellow famous rockers in a commercial that aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday night.