By Niall Fitzgerald In a story first broken by the North Shore Leader over four months ago, the national media has suddenly discovered that US Congressman-elect George Santos (R-Queens / Nassau) - dubbed "George Scam-tos" by many local political observers - is a deepfake liar who has falsified his background, assets, and contacts. He is fact a wanted petty criminal in Brazil. The New York Times published a lengthy expose on Santos this week detailing that virtually everythin
By Priya Persaud The Syosset High School Science Olympiad team placed second in Cornell University’s invitational science competition, thus making them the highest-scoring New York team. In the invitational competition, the Syosset students, led by Coach Mildred Castañeda, competed in 23 different events against 34 teams from all across the nation. These events involved various scientific fields, including biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. Overall, the team earned
By Nolan Cleary The City of Glen Cove is set to ring in the new year with a local musical concert in Downtown Glen Cove.. The City and the Downtown Glen Cove Business Improvement District ("BID") will present the "Downtown Sounds New Year's Eve" concert. The event will be held outdoors at the Village Square on New Year's Eve - Saturday, December 31st. The musical entertainment includes "The Solid 70's" band, a group made up of local musicians from the Long Island area. The co
By Rupert Deedes
The KNOTS Racing Club, representing the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and captained by Nick Egnot-Johnson, has won the World Match Racing Tour finale and crowned 2022 Open Match Racing World Champions, narrowly beating the American team from Oyster Bay.
The intense, 5-day competition, which was conducted at Sydney Harbor in Sydney, Australia, in windy conditions, saw the American team, Riptide Racing of Oyster Bay, finish a close second place.
by Niall Fitzgerald Nassau Legislator Joshua Lafazan took over $710,800.00 in stolen money over the past year from indicted Crypto-currency fraudster Sam Bankman-Fried (a/k/a "SBF"). Now Lafazan's Republican opponent in next year's election, Paolo Pironi, is demanding that Lafazan return the stolen funds to the Special Master appointed by the Federal Courts to recover the stolen money and return it to the victims of SBF's fraud and crimes. Lafazan cozied-up to SBF and the Cry
By Priya Persaud Glen Cove celebrated its annual Holiday Festival last weekend in the Glen Cove Village Square. The festival featured holiday-themed activities for community members, live music from local community groups, and the highly-anticipated tree lighting. The holiday festival began at 1:30 p.m. Community members were able to take free photos with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate, partake in stocking decorating, and go on free horse and carriage rides. There was also a fest
By Niall Fitzgerald Over 100 screaming fans surged out onto New York Avenue in Huntington on Sunday afternoon, celebrating the World Cup victory of Argentina over France. Route 110 was mostly closed for half an hour as celebrants waved Argentine flags, blew horns, banged on car doors and hoods, and danced in the street. With over 1 billion people watching the game globally, the local Argentine Steakhouse in Huntington became “ground zero” for Argentine fans looking to watch t
Edward Armstrong, of Locust Valley, NY, passed away on 12/19/2022 at North Shore Hospital. Edward was born on November 24, 1934 to Frank Armstrong and Margaret Kennedy in Mount Kisco, NY. In 1938, the family moved to Nassau County where he later attended Glen Cove schools. In 1955, he was inducted into the US Army where he served active duty for two years, and then in the Reserves until 1963. He received a good conduct medal upon discharge. Edward worked for ExxonMobil drivin
By Mark Demetropoulos Last month, the Biden administration granted US oil companies the license to drill for oil in hostile Venezuela – while blocking oil development loans to a neighboring US ally, Guyana. This upside-down policy shows a foreign policy confusion and incoherence at the heart of the Biden policy team. The Biden actions occur against a backdrop of US domestic oil and gas production shortages, and high energy prices. Under the Trump administration, the US loose
By Steve Levy The latest aversion by the U.S. Supreme Couort (SCOTUS) to deciding election law challenges on their merits came about last month when the high court punted on a Third Circuit Court of Appeals holding stating that failure to date an absentee ballot was not disqualifying.
The Court failed to weigh in on the merits, declaring the appellate court decision was moot since the subject of the litigation — a contested 2021 judicial race — was already over. Their decl