Tag: Central Islip

Long Island Native Survives First Round of Top Chef

Chef Byron Gomez, a Central Islip native, qualified for the next competition round after Thursday night’s season premiere of Bravo TV’s Top Chef.

17-Year Sentence For Man Who Conned Long Islanders Out of $17M

An Arizona man was sentenced Monday to 17 years in federal prison for scamming Long Island investors and NHL players out of $17 million in elaborate schemes that included Sag Harbor real estate.

Long Island Ducks Stadium Gets New Name

Long Island Ducks stadium in Central Islip will soon change names from Bethpage Ballpark to Fairfield Properties Ballpark now that a new title sponsor is taking over the naming rights.

New York Institute of Technology Trains the Next Generation of Physicians,...

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, New York Tech is continuing to focus on innovation in health and wellness.

Hard-Working Federal Judge Arthur Spatt Dies

U.S. District Judge Arthur Spatt, who presided over some of the most high profile cases in recent memory at Central Islip federal court, died Friday. He was 94.

Dog Walking App Wag Puts Pups At Risk, Long Island Woman...

The dog-walker app Wag fails to properly train employees who are accused of killing at least 11 dogs in recent years, a Long Island woman alleged in a federal class action lawsuit filed this month.

John Venditto Acquitted of Corruption Charges

Ex-Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto was acquitted of federal corruption charges, although the jury has yet to reach a verdict on the charges of his two co-defendants, former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda.

Bloods Member Killed Man Over Photo, Feds Say

A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was indicted for allegedly killing a man outside of a Deer Park strip club last year following a dispute over a photo, federal authorities said.

2 Long Island Financial Execs Admit to $9M Scam

Two ex-financial executives at a Long Island-based mortgage lender have admitted to hatching a scheme to fraudulently obtain nearly $9 million in loans, federal authorities said.

MS-13 Gangster Charged in Brentwood Teen’s Murder, Feds Say

A reputed MS-13 gang member has been arrested for allegedly killing an Brentwood High School student whose body was found in 2016, federal authorities told the Press.