Tag: Oceanside

Oceanside Man Indicted in La Cosa Nostra Bust

Nicholas “Pudgie” Festa of Oceanside, an alleged La Cosa Nostra “soldier,” and nine other alleged mafia associates were arrested Tuesday, the climax of a years-long investigation into the crime family, federal authorities said.

Oceanside Man Gets 15 Years for $3.5M Mortgage Scam

An Oceanside man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for leading a loan modification scheme that conned distressed homeowners out of a combined $3.5 million over a five-year span.

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

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

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.

60 MPH Winds Wreak Havoc on Long Island

More than 60 mph wind gusts downed trees and utility lines across Long Island on Monday, resulting in damaged homes, blocked roads, train delays and thousands of power outages, officials said.

State Sen. Flanagan Draws Heat for Supporting Trump’s Education Secretary Pick

New York State Senate Majority John Flanagan (R-Smithtown) signed a recent letter of support backing Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, despite a chorus of critics questioning her qualifications.

Oceanside Man Shot to Death

A 36-year-old Oceanside man was shot to death in Valley Stream over the weekend, Nassau County police said.

Oceanside Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in the victim’s hometown of Oceanside over the weekend.

Long Island State Legislative Primary Results

John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.

Long Island Craft Beer Guide

The Long Island craft beer and brewery industry continues to grow. Now there are more than 30 microbreweries on Long Island. Here's your complete guide, including a list of Long Island craft beer bars. This one goes up to you, Long Island. Cheers!