by Niall Fitzgerald "We are proud to stand with Asian-Americans" against the wave of street crime targeting Asians, stated Oyster Bay Supervisor Joe Saladino. "We are truly blessed that many Asian-Americans call Oyster Bay home." "According to recent reports... violence against people of Asian heritage, are on the rise," added Saladino, who added that the violent crime targeting Asians - in places like New York City - "will NEVER be tolerated in our Town of Oyster Bay..." Vio
by Chris O'Neill Raymond Tierney, former Federal and Suffolk County prosecutor known for prosecuting gang members of MS13 for murder and the trial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano for corruption, is the Republican nominee for Suffolk County District Attorney. The Conservative Party also endorsed Tierney, 55, who is not a member of any political party. He will be up against the incumbent Democrat Tom Sini of Babylon. Sini served as Suffolk County Executive Steve
By Chris O'Neill Dina Epstein successfully won re-election in the March 16th Sea Cliff Trustee election with 699 votes. But in the race for the second Trustee seat, James Versocki “won nasty” with 582 votes, defeating third generation Sea Cliffer James Mozer, who came in third with 468 votes and thus did not win a seat. Sea Cliff is a pretty seaside village of 5000, but apparently all is not without controversy in this square mile of attractive homes nestled alongside Hempst
by Nolan Cleary A newly proposed design update to the Gold Coast Public Library project is finally moving full steam ahead. In December, residents approved a proposal to allocate 2.62 acres of land on Glen Head Road, in Glen Head, for the purpose of constructing a new library. Two virtual events, hosted on February 27 and March 2, presented the new design to the public. Participants received the chance to present their ideas and criticism at the event. Several changes to the
by Chris O’Neill A 29-year-old Glen Cove man, Leo Duchnowski, has been arrested after police seized large quantities of heroin, cocaine, edible THC, marijuana and cash from his Eldridge Place home in Glen Cove. Duchnowski also had "over 100 marijuana plants" that were being cultivated in his basement and upper floor, using sophisticated lights and hydroponics. The police raid busted a major “drug processing and marketing operation,” according to Glen Cove Police Det. Lt. Joh
by Chris O’Neill
Local Glen Cove micro-brewery Noble Savage is brewing a limited-edition Vienna-style lager to be called “Committed to Excellence” in honor of Glen Cove’s men and women in blue.
Noble Savage owner and Head Brewer, Frank Bilello, said that since the brewery is located just 200 feet from the Glen Cove police department, he gets to see first hand how the officers support downtown businesses and wanted to give something back.
There will be only two barrels o
by Chris O’Neill For the first time since 1978, Huntington High School will have “Co-valedictorians.” Seniors Grace Wildermuth and Alexander Bellissimo are the two valedictorians, and both will speak at Huntington High School’s 160th commencement exercises, scheduled to take pace on June 25th. "As could only happen during a year of so many other unprecedented circumstances, we find our top two students in a tie,” said Principal Brenden Cusack. “I wish both of these outstandin
by Maureen Daly On Saturday, March 13th, the Town of Oyster Bay will be hosting "Freezin' for a Reason" - a socially distanced polar bear plunge - to benefit the Special Olympics New York. The plunge will be held this year at TOBAY Beach beginning at 9:30AM. Last year's plunge was held in Oyster Bay. This year’s event will include comprehensive safety measures that comply with federal and state guidelines. All spectators and volunteers will be required to wear masks and par
By Maureen Daly Huntington Hospital has welcomed back one of its most popular volunteers. Hazel, a 3-year-old Golden Retriever, returned to the Hospital to support front-line workers. It was the first time Hazel and her handler, Gary Zelner, were able to go to the hospital since the coronavirus pandemic began. Hazel’s presence brings joy to the over worked staffers. Her calm demeanor and warm personality provide much needed comfort to all. For now, Hazel is visiting with s
by Chris O’Neill The Huntington St Patrick's Day Parade - Long Island’s oldest and one of its largest St. Patrick’s Day parades - a tradition in Huntington every year since 1934, has been cancelled. It will be replaced with a YouTube "virtual event" on March 14, 2021 at 2PM, and the parade will be re-run next year. “Out an of an abundance of caution during the COVID pandemic, we have canceled our March 2021 parade," stated the Huntington Ancient Order of Hibernians. "The pa