Tag: Nassau County

Oyster Bay Man Convicted Of Fatal DWI Hit-And-Run

An Oyster Bay man was convicted Friday of driving drunk, causing a crash that killed a 59-year-old Hempstead man, fleeing the scene and trying to cover it up by having an accomplice set fire to his car.

Here’s How We Can Save the Future of Long Island

Every day, Long Islanders endure the impacts of bad developmental policy as they drive on their local roads, pay their bills, and drink their tap water. Long Island needs to foster new avenues of economic growth, and community advocates need to understand that property owners have a right to build as allowed under zoning codes. But without a new way of thinking, we'll get nowhere.

Ex-NCPD Commander Surrenders to Jail in Cover-up Case

A former Nassau County police commander surrendered Thursday morning to county jail to begin serving his 60-day sentence after he was convicted of helping cover up a burglary, officials told the Press.

Long Island Vegetarian Restaurants Guide

Long Island is home to plenty of delicious vegetarian restaurants guaranteed to please both carnivores and herbivores alike. Below is a list-in-progress of some of the Vegetarian and Vegan restaurants on Long Island, including others that may serve meat but also feature vegetarian, vegan and/or gluten-free menu options.

Winter Snow Storm & Blizzard Tips: How To Protect Your Pets

Heavy snowfall is on the way, and that means it’s time to review some fundamental Pet Safety Tips to help keep your beloved critters safe and warm throughout the winter storm.

Long Island ‘Sip And Paint’ & ‘Paint Night’ Venue Guide

Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues:

Women by the Thousands Plan to March on Washington This Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of people plan to come together in the nation's capital this Saturday to march for women's rights as Donald Trump takes office. Others will join in across the country including Long Island and New York City to stand with them.

Convictions Upheld in New Cassel Revitalization Bribe Scheme

The State Supreme Court appellate division’s decision was rendered on Wednesday, two months after lawyers for the three men argued their 2014 convictions in the bribery scheme.

Top 25 Things You’d Only Understand If You Grew Up On...

Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.

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.