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Trial Set for Next January in Mangano, Venditto Corruption Case

A federal judge set a tentative trial date Wednesday for next January in the corruption case against Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.

Dems Tap Legis. Laura Curran for Nassau Exec Nominee, Primary Expected

Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs tapped Nassau Legis. Laura Curran (D-Baldwin) as his party’s preferred candidate for county executive in the November elections, but she is still facing a three-way primary.

Nassau Exec Candidates Line Up Amid Mangano Scandal

There's no shortage of potential suitors lining up to run for Nassau County Executive since the seat is expected to be up for grabs come November.

You Don’t Know Jack: Long Beach City Manager Schnirman Eyes Future...

His name has come up on a short list of four Democrats reportedly vying to replace Edward Mangano as Nassau County executive.

Cuomo Delivers State of The State Address on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto Resigning After Corruption Arrest

Ten-term Republican Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, citing his arrest on federal corruption charges last month, announced Tuesday plans to resign the office he was first elected to 20 years ago.

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.

Nassau Exec Mangano Ties Gulotta to Budgets Rejected by NIFA

A New York State fiscal watchdog board rejected Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's budget for the second year in a row—only the second time the agency issued back-to-back rejections in its 16-year history. The last time NIFA voted down the county budget two years in a row was in 2000, when it was first created, and 2001—both during the administration of former Nassau County Executive Tom Gulotta.

Nassau Exec Mangano Defiant Following Federal Corruption Charges

Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.

Feds: Ed Mangano & John Venditto Charged In Bribery, Kickback &...

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto were indicted on federal corruption charges for an alleged bribery scheme, fraud, extortion and lying to investigators. Prosecutors unsealed the 13-count indictment shortly before the trio was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday at Central Islip federal court. Authorities allege Ed Mangano and Venditto conspired between 2010 and last year to use their power to back loans for and award contracts to a businessman, who in turn gave them kickbacks and a $450,000 no-show job for Linda.