The Glen Cove City School District’s Board of Education meeting on June 5 was filled with joy and celebration. The district commended volunteers who helped tutor younger students, said goodbye to retirees who have given many years of service to Glen Cove and congratulated 13 tenure recipients. The meeting first spotlighted the student volunteers who work with their struggling peers. Students recognized included Aisling Greene, Alessandra Juarez, Caralena Genova, Ellie Knobel
Sidney Cunningham of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD, a student in the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Horse Science and Management program, earned third and fourth place at the annual Barry Tech Horse Show, held at the Riding Center at Long Island University’s C.W. Post campus last month. Sidney took third in Class 6, Walk/Trot and fourth in the Class 5, Walk/Trot/Canter (one at a time).
On June 11th, the IRS issued final regulations that put a stop to plans by New York and New Jersey to try to work around the 2017 tax law to save residents’ a portion of the now-reduced State And Local Tax deductions, or “SALT.” The 2017 tax law, known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,” capped SALT deductions at $10,000.00 Prior to 2017, the SALT deduction was not limited. This change was seen as most impacting states like New York, New Jersey and California, which typi
New York American Water customers in Nassau County including Sea Cliff and the surrounding area are going to see their water usage bills jump as new surcharges were filed with state regulators. The new charges ranging from 4.33% to 5.07 % will take effect August 1st. The new usage bills will charge $.97 for low end users up to $6.34 for high end users. There was a state approved conservation rate hike earlier this year. The company is also looking to raise bills for a system
On June 6th, Congressmen Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) and Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) joined President Donald Trump, to attend the 75th Anniversary D-Day ceremonies in Normandy, France. The Congressmen landed on the beaches of Normandy 75-years to the minute of the landings. “This experience was truly sobering and humbling. Seventy-five years later, the sacrifice made on the altar of Normandy must be remembered and revered. These brave souls demand that we earn the sacrifice they mad
If you recently saw men on the roof of Snouders (corner of West Main Street and South Streets in the hamlet of Oyster Bay) and wondered if this meant something was finally happening at the site; you are correct. The former owner of Snouders, Hamid Nasif, confirmed that Snouders was sold and that the new owner took possession about four weeks ago. Tim Lee, a contractor, who helped finish the construction at 2 Spring Street is the new owner. Nasif, the former owner came under p
On Monday June 3rd, ahead of his Wednesday departure for Normandy France, Congressman Tom Suozzi met with three veterans of the D-Day invasion of Normandy at his office in Huntington. The three veterans shared with the Congressman their accounts of D-Day, June 6, 1944, and the days and weeks that followed. Mr. John McHugh, of Whitestone, was 20 years old when he landed with the Army’s First Infantry Division, “The Big Red One”, on Omaha Beach at around 7:30am on June 6, 1944.
A 68-year-old Syosset man was arrested after he inappropriately touched a woman at a Cold Spring Harbor Park Friday morning, May 31st, Suffolk Police said. According to police, a woman was walking on a trail in Cold Spring Harbor State Park when she was approached by Fengchu Zhou, who inappropriately touched her at about 10:40 AM. The woman called police, who arrested Zhou on Lawrence Hill Road a short time later, police said. Zhou was charged with third degree sexual abuse.
Dr. Dwight De Risi, 71, of Locust Valley, Great Neck surgical oncologist, was cleared of any wrongdoing on May 31st. Nassau District Court Judge Valerie Alexander found there was no probable cause to arrest the doctor last June when police arrested him on a patient’s accusation against him. The police had charged the doctor with misdemeanor offenses of sexual abuse and forcible touching. Dr. De Risiis a surgeon and a founder of a nonprofit network for breast cancer patients.
Huntington Supervisor Chad Lupinacci (R-Huntington) is suing the Long Island Power Authority (“LIPA”), and their partner National Grid - to stop a massive local tax increase. Sen Jim Gaughran (D-Northport) has now followed with a NYS Senate bill - passed in the Senate last week - to stop LIPA from grabbing tax refunds from any reassessment. Both men deserve our full support. LIPA filed tax certiorari proceedings to cut the longstanding property tax assessments on its Northpor