by Mitch Baxter In a new low, now-Congressman George Santos stole $3,000 from a GoFundMe charity fundraising, earmarked to pay for emergency surgery for a disabled homeless US Navy Veteran's service dog. Because Santos stole the money, the dog died.
In 2016, disabled US Navy veteran Richard Osthoff went to the Friends of Pets Untied ("FOTU") - a "charity" run by Anthony Devolder a/k/a George Santos - to help him raise the funds to pay for emergency surgery for his service d
By Niall Fitzgerald Another criminal complaint against Nassau Legislator Joshua Lafazan (D-Syosset) was filed this past Tuesday with the District Attorney and Board of Ethics. The Criminal Complaint detailed how a $100,000 loan given to Lafazan by a billionaire and longtime political donor was concealed by Lafazan, and constitutes an illegal campaign gift.
Lafazan took the $100K, claiming it was for a "graduate school degree" he was pursuing. The "loan" was solicited and
By Chris O'Neill The Nassau Republican Party held a press conference on Wednesday, demanding that freshman congressman George Santos resign. "He has disgraced the House of Representatives, and we do not consider him one of our congresspeople,” stated Cairo. "Today, on behalf of the Nassau County Republican Committee, I am calling for his immediate resignation." Santos has been exposed as a pathological liar - who fabricated nearly everything about himself and his background,
This newspaper, The North Shore Leader, was the first newspaper to break the story, last September, about the depth and breath of fraud by now-Congressman George Santos. The sheer volume of the lies and frauds committed by Santos strains belief. We just elected a con-man - dubbed a "Fabulist - a Fake" by this newspaper, and "George Scam-tos" by our sources. He is a sociopath - and no one in Congress or New York will work with him. Now Long Island's political leadership - stu
By Chris O’Neill The Huntington Assembly of God, located at 1700 New York Avenue in Huntington, hosted its third annual "Three Kings Day" celebration last Thursday. Three Kings Day celebrates the visit of the three kings, also known as the Magi or Wise Men, mentioned in the Bible, who, “came from the East” to pay homage to the newborn baby Jesus. Local officials played roles in the story of the three Kings, with Huntington Councilman Sal Ferro playing Balthazar; Councilman Dr
By Nolan Cleary A Glen Cove resident who saved a woman from drowning was honored last week by Mayor Pam Panzenbeck for his heroism. Emmanuel Grella and Christian Flora were driving home in 2019, when they witnessed a car crash through their neighbor’s backyard and into the neighbor's pool. The two rushed to the scene , and discovered a 73 year old woman stuck in the driver’s seat, as the car sank to the bottom of the pool. The two jumped in, freed her, and pulled her out, acc
By Mitch Baxter The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum is founding a new Book Club that will arouse the interest of young and old alike, with tales of the sea and the lives of whalers. The club will run from February to April, and will meet at the museum each month for a guided discussion of three books, plus a tour of related exhibits and artifacts. The first book - "Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy" - will highlight the lives and experiences of African-
By Benjamin Frankel The New York Times’ Michelle Cottle awarded the “2022’s Top Con Man” award to Congressman-Elect George Santos (R-NY3) — quickly adding: “If that’s even his real name…” “Pick a campaign claim by the representative-elect from New York’s Third Congressional District, and chances are, it was false,” she wrote. The controversial freshman lawmaker was sworn into the 118th Congress early Saturday morning amid unsettling admissions he defrauded voters in the run-u
By Thomas Nothel The Town of Huntington hosted its 2nd annual “Polar Bear Plunge” recently at the newly renamed “Frank Petrone Beach” at Crab Meadow Park in Northport. Town Board members Sal Ferro, Joan Cergol and Dr. Dave Bennardo were the official hosts for the event. 14 Teams totaling over 100 participants braved the frigid waters of Long Island Sound - to meet their pledge to the sponsors. The money raised by the teams goes to support the Special Olympics New York. “This
By Chris O'Neill Nick LaLota - US Navy officer; Annapolis Graduate; Suffolk Elections Commissioner; and most recently Chief of Staff to the Suffolk Legislature - was finally sworn into office as US Congressman - at 2AM on Saturday morning - after a week-long marathon of votes to elect a House Speaker. “It took longer than expected, but it is an incredible honor to continue my service to our great country, our community, and the people of New York’s First District as their Con