Tag: Garden City

The Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns

Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.

Copiague Man Sentenced for $30M Mortgage Scam

A Copiague man was sentenced Friday to 12 ½ years in federal prison for conning banks out of more than $30 million in a mortgage scam over a six-year span.

U.S. Rep. Rice & Nassau Legis. Walker Join Gastroenterology Associates In...

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Nassau County Legis. Rose Walker joined doctors, staff, and patients of Gastroenterology Associates, one of the largest gastroenterology practices on Long Island, in helping raise awareness about colorectal cancer at the grand opening of its recently relocated offices and outpatient facility, the Long Island Center for Digestive Health in Uniondale.

Long Islanders Mark International Women’s Day with Roosevelt Field Mall Rally

Attendees chanted “Equal pay for equal work!” and “My body, my choice!” while waving signs proclaiming “We are the 51 percent” and endorsing Planned Parenthood, as cars zoomed passed on Old Country Road and honked in support.

Ex-Fugitive Gets 3 Years for Conning $1M from Long Island Firm

A former fugitive from California was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for trying to scam $1 million from a Garden City law firm after he escaped from prison while serving a sentence for committing the same scam.

Trump Vague on Response to Russian Spy Ship Near Long Island

President Donald Trump outlined his options Thursday regarding the Russian spy ship that was recently spotted lurking off the coast of Long Island, but he didn't say what he'll do about it.

Man Beaten by Ex-Suffolk Police Chief To Be Released from Prison

A man who was beaten by disgraced ex-Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke is expected to be released from prison and have his conviction vacated on Tuesday, the man’s attorney said.

Long Island Hospitality: Making L.I. A Top Travel Destination Is A...

Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.

Several Suffolk Cops Charged in Burke Beating & Cover-Up Case, Docs...

Several Suffolk County Police Department members were indicted on unspecified charges stemming from the case against James Burke, the disgraced ex-chief who admitted to beating a suspect, recently filed court documents show. The revelation came in a court motion filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court by Garden City-based attorney Bruce Barket, who represents Christopher Loeb, a Smithtown man that Burke beat after police arrested Loeb for stealing from Burke four years ago. Barket is trying to get Loeb’s conviction vacated since Loeb’s confession was coerced and police perjured themselves when Burke ordered subordinates to lie to cover-up the beating, according to the documents.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events December 8–14

Home For The Holidays Concert, Gavin DeGraw and The Airplane Family & Friends spread the holiday cheer at The Paramount; Jorma Kaukonen rocks Suffolk Theater; Paige Patterson & 'The Witness' mesmerize Cinema Arts Centre; Roots Foundation grooves at Treme Blues & Jazz Club; Greg Stone cracks up McGuires Comedy Club; The Chocolate Expo satiates all our cocoa fantasies at Cradle of Aviation Museum & so much more!