Tag: Massapequa

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 196 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.

10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras on Long Island

Try as they may, few establishments on LI are bound to throw parties as lively or serve food as authentic as these Cajun joints that have menus featuring crawfish, alligator and of course, jambalaya.

Swastikas Spray Painted on Car in Mineola

Nassau County police are investigating an incident in which two swastikas were spray painted on a parked vehicle in Mineola on Monday night, authorities said.

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Massapequa Park Man Charged With Calling in Bomb Threat

A Massapequa Park man was arrested for calling in a bomb threat to the supermarket where he used to work and threatening to shoot an ex-coworker in the head, Nassau County police said.

How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.

Grinches Steal Christmas on Long Island

Stealing Christmas decorations from Long Island homes may guarantee landing on Santa’s naughty list, but thieves that struck this holiday season also caught the attention of Nassau and Suffolk county police.

Brooks Confirmed Winner, Unseats NY Sen. Venditto

Democrat John Brooks officially unseated freshman New York State Sen. Michael Venditto (R-Massapequa) following a five-week-long recount, although the upset victory is not expected to tip the balance of power in Albany.

Thanksgiving 2016 Turkey Trots on Long Island

A guide to 16 different Turkey Trots being held across Long Island this weekend through Thanksgiving!

Thousands Mourn Slain NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo on Long Island

Thousands of police officers from around the nation descended upon Massapequa to join family, friends and colleagues of slain New York City Police Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo in mourning at his funeral Thursday.