Congratulations to US Congressman Lee Zeldin on winning the Republican primary; and to Governor Kathy Hochul on winning the Democratic primary for Governor. Both candidates' strong wins demonstrated a solid level of support within their respective parties. Their defeat of strong rivals also speaks to where their respective parties stand in the election. Zeldin defeated a highly-successful former Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino; and the son of a famous Republican of
by Priya Persaud The national shortage of baby formula has been called "a crisis" by President Joe Biden (D), but local leaders in Oyster Bay refuse to stop trying to help desperate parents find food for their babies. After the major success of local weekly collection drives for baby formula, the Town of Oyster Bay has opened two new daily baby formula donation centers for families in need. “The nationwide baby formula shortage is causing a crisis for many families throughout
By Rupert Deedes Suffolk County Police have taken-down yet another criminal Huntington prostitution ring masquerading as a legitimate medicinal massage service. Acting after several complaints from the community, Suffolk Police arrested two women for operating a house of prostitution out of an unlicensed massage parlor in Huntington, and shut-down their establishment.. Arrested are Daoxia Xie, age 48, of Flushing and Qingling Chai, age 43, of Fresh Meadows. Both were charged
by Maureen Daly Steve Minicozzi won the contested June 21st election for Mayor of Bayville, defeating his rival John Taylor by a vote of 1,086 to 441. Minicozzi previously served as a Village Trustee. In the contested Village Trustee elections, Minicozzi's running-mates: the outgoing Mayor Bob DeNatate, Aimee DiBartolomeo, and Ann Walsh-Bleistein also won by similar margins. The ballot Proposition was also approved by the voters, by a vote of 788 to 181. The vote results fol
By Chris O’Neill St. Josephat’s Monastery, in Glen Cove, hosted another fundraiser on June 19th to collect funds to support the people of Ukraine in their heroic struggle against Russian President Vladimir Putin's scorched-earth invasion of the smaller, neighboring country. Putin brutally invaded the Ukraine to try to annex its territory, on February 24th of this year. Putin's initial invasion from the north was a failure, as Ukrainian defenders stopped the invading Russian
by Niall Fitzgerald President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt is heading back to Oyster Bay to deliver an important address for the Fourth of July weekend.
Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Town Clerk Richard LaMarca invite residents to celebrate "Teddy’s Homecoming Jubilee," to be held at the Oyster Bay Bandstand on Sunday, July 3rd at 2PM.
President Roosevelt - who will be portrayed by famed Reprisor Joe Wiegand - will come into town in an antique car and deliver a
After NY Governor Kathy Hochul’s illegally partisan gerrymander (the “Hochulmander”) of congressional and state senate districts was humiliatingly thrown-out this year by the Courts, you would think that our local pols would take note. But no... The Democratic majority on the North Hempstead Town Board just rammed through a grotesque redistricting plan - in a 4-3 party-line vote - that disenfranchises tens of thousands of voters - mostly pro-Republican minority voters - to d
by Maureen Daly Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney testified before the Suffolk Legislature on Thursday that he wants to restore the public safety system "ShotSpotter" to communities and neighborhoods Suffolk County - such as the high-crime area in Huntington Station south of the tracks. Huntington's Town Attorney Deborah Misir agrees, and has met with Tierney to support the project. ShotSpotter was installed in Huntington Station in 2011, but then removed in 2019.
By Chris O’Neill The Town of Huntington will be opening its second summer “spray park” in Manor Field Park in Huntington Station. Kids can get cool on sweltering summer days at the new park. The grand opening will be held next Friday afternoon at 1PM, and will feature kid’s activities, a ribbon-cutting, and participation by local and state officials. The Park is located at Manor Field Park, on East 5th Street. The Manor Field Spray Park is 4,950 square feet in area with 2,5
by Niall Fitzgerald Juvenile delinquents escaping from the unguarded Mercy First Detention Facility in Syosset have repeatedly hit downtown Syosset over the past two weeks, with over a dozen stores burglarized and vandalized, multiple mass police actions, and five juvenile perpetrators arrested by the Second Precinct of the Nassau County Police. "These criminal kids from MercyFirst are turning downtown Syosset into a crime scene," stated one local business owner. "It has to s