Tag: Oyster Bay

They tawk just like us! People know we’re from Long Island as soon as we open our (big) mouths. Without the edginess of Brooklynese, the Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating. I say it’s time we own it. No, we don’t all sound like Amy Fisher. But some of us do. And some of us sound much, much worse. Whatevah.

Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

The town planning commissioner pleaded guilty to federal income tax evasion.

The Lords of 52nd Street, William Shatner and Bill Burr are among the many performers coming to LI this week!

What a year it's been!

The race was the only possible upset in 10 races for town supervisor seats across the 13 towns on Long Island.

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly killing a 27-year-old Oyster Bay man in a hit-and-run crash in Roosevelt last week, New York State...

A hit-and-run driver killed a 28-year-old Oyster Bay man who allegedly crashed a stolen truck on the Southern State Parkway in Roosevelt early Thursday...

The Bouncing Souls rip up The Emporium, the annual Oyster Fest invades Oyster Bay, zombies attack Patchogue & Tove Lo slays The Paramount, among so much more!