Tag: Lawrence

22% of Long Island Villages Don’t Hold Pledge of Allegiance

One fifth of villages on Long Island don’t hold the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of their monthly board meetings, contrary to routine at most government meetings, the Press has found.

Mangano Rebuffs Latest Calls From His Party to Resign After Arrest

Leaders of the Nassau County Legislature’s majority are calling for the resignation of their longtime Republican ally, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, seven months after he was arrested on federal corruption charges.

Freeport Veteran Uses Art to Combat PTSD

After losing several friends while serving in Afghanistan, former U.S. Marine and current Adelphi University student Julian McBride turned to art to help deal with his Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Long Island Fall Festivals and Fairs 2016

The season of pumpkin picking, hayrides, and celebrations of all things autumn has arrived. Check out dozens of fall festivals on Long Island. The season will be gone before you know it, so don't waste time.

Lawrence Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

An 82-year-old Florida man was fatally hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Lawrence on Friday evening. Nassau County police said Theodore Schiffman,...

13 Movies Filmed on Long Island That Won Oscars

From The Godfather to Citizen Kane, here's a recap of flicks shot locally that won Academy Awards.

Lawrence Man Gets 7 Years for $5M Internet Con

A 41-year-old Lawrence man was sentenced Friday to seven years in federal prison for defrauding thousands of customers of his former Internet retail website...

Lawrence Supermarket Worker Accused of Bomb Threats

A 20-year-old Manhattan woman has been arrested for allegedly calling in three bomb threats to her job at a supermarket in Lawrence, Nassau County...

Woman Drowns in Dix Hills, Tot Saved from Drowning in Lawrence

A 55-year-old Queens woman drowned in a pool in Dix Hills on Sunday afternoon hours after a toddler was saved from a near drowning...

Dad Gets 16 Years for Attempted Murder of Daughter

A Queens man was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison for trying to kill his 2-year-old daughter with toxic chemicals in a botched...