Tag: Freeport

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.

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.

Driver Charged With Manslaughter in Fatal Freeport Crash

An alleged unlicensed driver was charged with manslaughter following a crash that killed a 33-year-old woman that was his passenger in Freeport on Wednesday night, Nassau County police said.

Remembering Superstorm Sandy On 4-Year Anniversary

More than 230 people lost their lives during Superstorm Sandy's lethal trek from the Caribbean up the East Coast of the United States, millions lost power, and its total devastation stateside has been estimated at more than $70 billion. Sandy swallowed entire neighborhoods whole. Breezy Point, the Rockaways, Lindenhurst, Freeport, the city of Long Beach—the list goes on and on.