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2nd suspect arrested robberies of Long Island food delivery drivers

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Fasting, carb cutting help Brentwood man lose 115 pounds

Thin most of his life, Wilson Velasquez says it was after high school that his lifestyle became sedentary. His job of repairing electronics meant sitting all day. And going to school at night was more of the same. “My weight started creeping up . . . I felt I was going nowhere,” says Velasquez. He e


NCPD: Brooklyn Man Arrested for Robbing Two Nassau County Businesses at Gunpoint

Nassau County, NY - February 20, 2019 - Major Case Squad detectives report an arrest in connection with two robberies that occurred on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Nassau County.


West Islip Police Blotter - Grand Larceny, 3 Petty Larcenies

WEST ISLIP, NY - Curious about what's going on in your neighborhood? Check out the recent crimes reported in the area. The Suffolk County Police Department posted the following information.


Hicksville HS Artists Fill Bowls for Hunger Relief

From Hicksville Schools: Members of the Hicksville High School National Art Honor Society have been doing their part to fight hunger. On Feb. 7 the group hosted its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser in the school cafeteria to raise funds for the Hicksville United Methodist Church's food pantry.


Norma Gonsalvez: ICE Must Stay At Nassau County Jail

The East Meadow community is the home of the Nassau County Jail which incarcerates some very violent criminals. The safety and well-being of our children, adults and community members are primary responsibilities of the Nassau County Executive. Regardless of political party our county executives, ov


Nassau County Police Seeking Suspect in Connection with Uniondale Shooting

Uniondale, NY - February 19, 2019 - The Third Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Uniondale. According to detectives, police responded to New York Avenue for a person that was shot. Upon arrival the officers located a male gunshot victim and tr


Couple Attempts to Use Counterfeit $100 Bills, Strikes Cop While Fleeing Scene, Officials Say

Amityville, NY - February 20, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Amityville Police Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man and woman who attempted to use counterfeit currency at an Amityville store in December.


Pedestrian Struck, Washington Avenue Closed In Seaford

A pedestrian was struck in Seaford Tuesday afternoon, and police have shut down the road where they were hit. According to police, the pedestrian was hit at the intersection of westbound Sunrise Highway and Washington Avenue around 3:30 p.m.


Long Island weather: 1 to 4 inches of snow starting in afternoon, then mix

Long Island is set to get another mix of precipitation on Wednesday, with up to 4 inches of snow possible for parts of Nassau County. The snow starts in the afternoon, transitioning to a wintry mix at night and then plain rain. The evening commute could be messy across the Island, forecasters said.


3 Arrested in Northport in Separate Cases

Northport police have arrested three men in separate cases. David Woolridge, 43, of Northport was arrested Feb. 11 on a charge of criminal contempt second degree/disobedience, on charges that he violated a stay-away order of protection.


Several businesses in the works for Lindenhurst's Sunrise Plaza

There are plans to add five different businesses in Lindenhurst’s Sunrise Plaza this year. The new stores coming to the shopping center off Sunrise Highway include a PSEG Long Island customer service center, Long Island Premier Physical & Aquatic Therapy, Great Expressions Dental Center, Miracle-Ear


Singh chef testifies he saw Linda Mangano eating but not working at venues

The executive chef for Harendra Singh's one-time restaurant empire testified Wednesday at the federal corruption retrial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife Linda that he had no clue the GOP official's spouse was on the payroll.


Man Assaulted, Robbed in Uniondale by Three Suspects, According to Officials

Uniondale, NY - February 19, 2019 - The First Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 4:30 a.m. in Uniondale. According to detectives, a male victim, 36, was walking in the parking lot of 410 Uniondale Avenue when he was approached by three unknown suspects. Th


Lindenhurst Police Blotter - Burglary, Grand Larceny Reported

LINDENHURST, NY - Curious about what's going on in your neighborhood? Check out the recent crimes reported in the area. The Suffolk County Police Department posted the following information.


East Islip Drunk Driver Had BAC More Than 2X Legal Limit: Police

TOWN OF ISLIP, NY - A drunk East Islip man was caught driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) over twice the legal limit in the Town of Islip over the weekend, according to State Police.


NJ Woman Steals $140,000 in Benefits, Says Attorney General

A New Jersey woman is accused of stealing more than $140,000 in her deceased mother’s pension benefits, it was reported. Diana Heil, of Atlantic County, entered a guilty plea last month to theft, reported The Associated Press.


Seaford man sentenced for stealing $6M from Con Edison, federal officials say

Between at least 2005 and 2016, John Farchione and an accomplice kept Con Ed customers' cash payments and submitted fraudulent checks to the utilty, officials said. A Seaford man who worked as a manager for Con Edison was sentenced to seven years in prison for using his position to steal more than $


New Staff Joins Long Island Select Healthcare

Andrea Martinez-Villalobos, PA-C has joined the staff of Long Island Select Healthcare (LISH) as a Physician Assistant. Ms. Martinez-Villalobos will be providing primary care services to patients in the Central Islip location.


Amityville Village board candidate disqualified because of error

A candidate running for Amityville trustee has been disqualified from the ballot after putting the wrong election date on his petition. First time candidate Frank Cruthers was hoping to gain one of the two at-large village trustee seats in the March 19 election. Trustee Tom Whalen is up for re-elect