Top 5 News Stories in Long Island Press This Week: New Restaurants, Snow, Santos Tweet, And More

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Pappardelle pasta dish at The Farm Italy (Photo via @thefarmitaly on Instagram)

3 New Restaurants To Try on Long Island

New restaurants on Long Island include The Brass Swan in Roslyn, Just Salad in Commack, and The Farm Italy in Huntington.

Five inches of snow fell on Long Island
Five inches of snow fell on Long Island (Taylor Vecsey)

5 Inches of Snow Falls on Long Island

Five inches of snow fell on parts of Long Island when the first winter storm of a mild season hit Monday.

Left: Nassau County Leg. Josh Lafazan (Photo by Ethan Marshall/QNS); Right: Rep. George Santos (Photo by Patrick Semansky/AP)

Nassau Legislator, George Santos’ Biggest Dissenter, Explains Tweets About Their Encounter in Queens

It was only a matter of time until Nassau County Leg. Josh Lafazan (I-Woodbury) became the subject of one of Rep. George Santos’ (R-Nassau/Queens) lies, it seems. Lafazan has been Santos’ most consistent and vocal dissenter, holding 16 rallies calling for his resignation since the Dec. 19, 2022 New York Times article exposed the man elected to serve New York’s 3rd congressional district as a liar.

Best of Long Island
Best of Long Island

2023 Best of Long Island Winners Announced, Party Returns After 3 Years

The 18th annual Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners were announced on Feb. 28 — and now for the first time in three years, there will be a party to celebrate these victories.

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Left: Tyler Flach; Right: Khaseen MorrisHandout photos

Lido Beach Man Gets 25 Years to Life in Murder of Oceanside Teen

A Lido Beach man has been sentenced to 25 years to life for the stabbing death of Oceanside teenager Khaseen Morris in September 2019, the Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced.