Tag: Freeport

Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 195 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

3rd Suspect Charged With Hempstead Murder

A third suspect has been arrested for his role in the stabbing death of a 39-year-old man in Hempstead last year, Nassau County police...

5 Open Houses of Mega-Cheap Homes On Long Island This Weekend

There are currently 38 open houses across Long Island this weekend (Feb. 18 & Feb. 19) showcasing single-family homes for sale between $100,000 to $250,000. Here are five!

Nassau Dems Call for County Sheriff to Resign

Democrats in the Nassau County Legislature are calling for the resignation of Nassau Sheriff Michael Sposato, who runs the county jail, following a string of scandals at the East Meadow facility.

Hewlett Man Charged With Murder

A suspect was arrested for shooting a 24-year-old Freeport man who died of his injuries last year, four ½ years after he was left paralyzed by the gunman, Nassau County police said.

Freeport Gang Member Charged With 2005 Murder

A Latin Kings street gang member from Freeport was arrested for killing a 23-year-old LIU Post student and basketball star at a bar in Island Park 12 years ago, federal authorities said.

Ex-North Hempstead Democratic Leader Charged With Federal Tax Evasion

The former Democratic leader for the Town of North Hempstead was arrested on federal tax evasion charges Tuesday, adding to the long list of counts he is facing in Nassau County court.

Bracco’s Gets Liquor License Back, With Conditions & $20K Fine

Bracco’s Clam & Oyster Bar on Freeport’s Nautical Mile recently got its liquor license back after it appealed a suspension sparked by patrons throwing bottles at police officers following a 50 Cent concert, officials said.

Nassau Nursing Home Nurses, Aide Charged With Fatally Neglecting Patient

Two nurses and an aide were arrested for endangering an 81-year-old resident of a Uniondale nursing home patient who died after they neglected to respond to the patient’s ventilator alarms, authorities said.

10 Most-Read Long Island Press Local News Stories of 2016

As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.