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Massapequa's Angelo Petrakis advances to state wrestling final at 182 pounds
ALBANY — Sixth-seeded Angelo Petrakis (Massapequa) earned a 9-3 decision over unseeded Ryan Damboise (Livonia-Wayland Cohocton), advancing to the state wrestling final in the Division I 182-pound weight class.
To Stop Gang Violence, Nassau County Detectives and African American Ministers Join Together
Freeport, NY - February 22, 2019 - On Thursday, February 21, John Wighaus, President of the Nassau County Detectives Association, called on the community to support his department’s efforts to protect Nassau County from gang violence. Wighaus spoke to an assembly of church leaders from Long Island a
Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Feb. 24
Author Valentina Janek of West Hempstead talks about and signs copies of her new book, “From Fired to Freedom: Life After The Big, Bad, Boot Gave Me Wings.” Part of The Long Island Way/The Long Island Breakfast Club networking event. Tickets are $20, includes refreshments, music, and networking. At
Long Island mom warns daughter not to come home before apparent murder-suicide
BELLMORE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 50-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in what authorities believe is a murder-suicide on Long Island. Police say Dawn Kelly was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the master bedroom of her home on Thomas Place in Bellmore just before 8:30 p.m.
Ones to Watch: Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering & Construction
Greg Batista, who joined the Jericho office of commercial real estate firm Ripco Real Estate in 2015, was recently appointed an associate board member of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island. Before joining Ripco, Batista was a vice president at Sabre Real Estate Group. His resum
Nassau reassessment measures "location, location, location" factor
Nassau County for the first time is using a computer modeling system that aims to precisely measure the effect of a home's location on its market value — generally increasing values in neighborhoods with higher sales prices and reducing them in less expensive areas.
Service Monday for Carbon Monoxide Victim
Services are scheduled Monday for the man who died of an apparent carbon monoxide leak Thursday in Melville. Stephen Yancofski, 55, was found unconscious in his home on Scott Drive. He was later pronounced dead. His wife, Kyriaki Bouziotas, was taken to Nassau University Medical Center for treatment
Levittown Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead
LEVITTOWN, NY — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.
Philly Pretzel Factory opens in Syosset
More than three years after the first Philly Pretzel Factory opened in Bellmore, a fourth franchise location has opened on Long Island. The newest store, on Jackson Street in Syosset, is in the same strip mall as the cupcake franchise Smallcakes, and through Wednesday, the shop is celebrating its gr
Scam Nassau Tax Company To Pay Back Victims
A scam tax exemption business based in Nassau County will have to replay everyone that it scammed, coughing up nearly $1 million in a settlement that was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday.
Domestic abuse preceded murder-suicide in Bellmore, police say
Nassau County police implored victims of domestic violence to call for help Friday after investigating a murder-suicide case in Bellmore where the victim had never reached out to authorities despite what police said was years of verbal abuse.
‘Rikers Island’s most violent inmate’ attacks guard from Albion Correctional
MEDINA — Aniah Ferguson was called “Arch Enemy No. 1” and “Rikers Island’s most violent inmate” in an article in the New York Daily News in April 2017. Ferguson, who made national news when she led a vicious attack on a girl at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn when she was 16, an attack caught on video, was
NCPD Reports Second Arrest Made in Connection with Fatal Hempstead Shooting
Hempstead, NY - February 22, 2019 - The Homicide Squad has made a second arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred on Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:47 a.m. in Hempstead.
Nassau DA: MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Three Attempted Murders, Sexual Assault of a Child
Mineola, NY - February 22, 2019 - Nassau County District Attorney announced that a Hempstead MS-13 member who was arrested in March 2017 for attempting to murder three people, including a two-year-old child he sexually assaulted, pleaded guilty to the entire grand jury indictment yesterday and is ex
New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.
Nassau Police Investigating Apparent Murder/Suicide
Nassau County police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that happened in Bellmore Thursday night. According to police, officers responded to a call at 8:22 p.m. for injured people at a home on Thomas Place in Bellmore. When they arrived, they found a 50-year-old woman and a 54-year-old man
Husband Kills Self, Longtime Wife With Shotgun in NY Home; Daughter Finds Their Bodies
A Long Island husband shot and killed his decades-long wife in their home -- and the couple's 21-year-old daughter was the one who found their bodies, police say. Nassau County police said Friday that Douglas Kelly, 54, murdered his 50-year-old wife Dawn with a shotgun in their Bellmore home the nig
Suffolk Police Report Woman Killed in Hauppauge Motor Vehicle Crash
Hauppauge, NY - February 22, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Hauppauge on Friday, February 22.
Pro-life protesters rally against Reproductive Health Act
Pro-life protesters crowded the sidewalks on Old Country Road in Garden City Saturday to make their voices heard. The demonstration comes after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act into law. The legislation allows for abortion after 24 weeks if a woman's life is in jeopardy or the fe
ICYMI: Nonprofit Restaurant Makes First Donation To 2 Charities
LINDENHURST, NY - Local couple Billy and Nicole Miller opened their restaurant Restoration Kitchen and Cocktails with the goal to give back to Long Island charities. Just four months later, they already exceeded their goals beyond their wildest dreams.