Tag: Brooklyn

Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Fatal DWI Crash

A Brooklyn lawyer has admitted to driving drunk when he was involved in a crash that killed a 21-year-old Ronkonkoma man on the Long...

Oceanside Man Gets 15 Years for $3.5M Mortgage Scam

An Oceanside man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for leading a loan modification scheme that conned distressed homeowners out of a combined $3.5 million over a five-year span.

NY Islanders Eye Possible Move to Elmont

Some big wig sports executives are reportedly in talks with the New York Islanders' owners about funding the construction of a new arena for the NHL team at Belmont Park in Elmont.

Will The NY Islanders Return to Nassau Coliseum?

The New York Islanders may be skating from their new home at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and are considering a return to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, according to officials and reports.

El Chapo Extradited from Mexico to Long Island

Infamous drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera was extradited to the US on Thursday, when Mexican authorities turned him over to American investigators upon his arrival at Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Brooklyn Festival to Highlight the Borough’s Best Food & Craft Beer

The Best of Brooklyn Festival is taking place Saturday, January 28 indoors at Industry City from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. with tickets starting at just $29. Plus Long Island Press readers are being offered a 15% discount on tickets by using the code LIPRESS at checkout. But act now—offer expires January 15 at 11:59 p.m.

QUIZ: What Should Your College Major Be?

Just like that the fall semester is coming to a close and everyone is ready to take a break from school. If you haven't chosen a major yet, you might be feeling pressured to make a decision. One of the toughest decisions to make in college is what to major in, so let us help you make that decision with this quiz!

Garden City Attorney Charged With $1.7M Medicaid Scam

A Garden City attorney was arrested last week for allegedly running a kickback scheme that garnered $1.7 million in fraudulent Medicaid claims to drug-treatment companies he ran, authorities said.

40 Years of Brooklyn Through the Eyes of A-1 First Class...

Ever since he could remember having Sunday dinners at his grandmother’s apartment on Ocean Parkway, Matt Schwartzberg has carried a lasting impression of the sights and smells of Brooklyn life. As president of A-1 First Class Moving & Storage, he’s been literally on the move since he started there when he was 22. He’s gone from making the sales to driving the vans, to relocating 500-person offices and taking the New York Mets’ sports equipment to and from spring training.

Rocker Steve Vai Among Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2016...

Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer and Carle Place native Steve Vai is one of 10 recording artists that will be inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHOF) next month. Also being honored are Amagansett-based film score composer Carter Burwell, the late Queens-born producer Sandy Pearlman and five Brooklynites, including rapper Big Daddy Kane, producer Charles Koppleman, singer Garland Jeffreys, surf rockers Santo & Johnny, saxophonist Vince Giordano and composer Jim Steinman. Westbury Music Fair will be the second local music venue to be inducted. And accepting the Harry Chapin Music Award is rocker, producer and actor Steven Van Zandt—a New Jersey resident who’s the lone non-Long Islander being inducted.