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Las Vinas Chef Mark Astorga Perseveres With Peruvian Cuisine

Mark Astorga, the owner and head chef of Las Vinas in Mineola, shares how his restaurant is surviving the pandemic one Peruvian meal at a time.

Nassau Pol Proposes Renaming County Building For Nation’s First Black Congresswoman

A Nassau County lawmaker has proposed renaming a county building in honor of the country’s first Black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm. 

3 New Restaurants To Try on Long Island This Weekend

New to the dining scene are Chen’s Poke in Mineola, Herb and Olive Marketa in Manhasset, and Philly Pretzel Factory in North Babylon.

Wendy Bishop: NY Ticket Defender

Wendy Bishop of New York Ticket Defenders, a Mineola-based law firm that specializes in fighting traffic cases ranging from moving violations such as speeding to vehicular crimes such as driving while intoxicated, says drivers should not represent themselves in court.

Martins Touts Local, Albany Experience in Nassau Exec Bid

For ex-New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury), running for Nassau County executive may return him to where he started: Mineola, the county seat where he grew up and was first elected.

Retired Officer Sues Garden City PD for Racial Profiling, Brutality

A retired Nassau County corrections officer filed a federal lawsuit this week alleging several Garden City village police officers racially profiled him and used excessive force when they mistook him for a suspect last year.

Ex-State Sen. Jack Martins Announces Run for Nassau Executive

Jack Martins, a former Republican New York State senator, announced Wednesday his plans to run for Nassau County executive while the indicted GOP incumbent hasn’t said if he’ll seek a third term.

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.

Suffolk Cops Seek Tips in String of Swastika Cases

Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding the vandals that spray painted “Trump Lies” with a swastika replacing the M in five locations since last month, authorities said.

Nassau Police: Anti-Semitic Attacks ‘Will Not Be Tolerated’

“One biased incident is one too many. We are aggressively investigating this case.”