In what sounds like an urban legend, the Hicksville Fire Department— beloved by residents and famous for popcorn ball throwing the Sunday after Thanksgiving—rose from the ashes of a passing thunderstorm. It was the summer of 1866. The hot, humid...
The Nassau County District Attorney’s Office has launched a new initiative that brings together law enforcement, mental health professionals, educators, religious leaders and community stakeholders to promote preparedness and improve information-sharing regarding potential threats. The Nassau County School & Community...
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino (front row second from left) recently joined with Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker (front row right), Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (front row second from right), Hicksville Chamber of Commerce President Lionel Chitty...
At a recent ceremony at the Hicksville Fire Department Station, Commissioner William Blazo installed the Hicksville Fire Department Assistant Chiefs (from left) First Assistant Gary Lewis, Second Assistant William Efinger and Third Assistant Joe DiFronzo.
Jan. 1 marked not only a new year, but new terms for the commissioner and chief of the Hicksville Fire Department. On the first day of the new year, at a ceremony at Hicksville Fire Department Station #1, Robert...
Michael Krummenacker, a 45-year member of the Hicksville Fire Department, was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY). Krummenacker currently serves as president of the Nassau County Firemen’s Association....
Fire department honors poster contest winners The Hicksville Fire Department held its annual fire prevention poster contest awards ceremony at Hicksville FD Station #1 on East Marie Street on Nov. 19. All of the schools in the fire district participated...
County executive commends cops, firefighters Nassau County police officers and Hicksville firefighters earned recognition from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano after saving three dogs from a house fire in Hicksville on Jan. 26. The ceremony was held Feb. 2 at the...
Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the subject pictured above. The subject is wanted in connection with a Petit Larceny which occurred in Hicksville. On Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at approximately...
Arvin Batra of Hicksville and Hamza Rizvi of Bethpage were killed early Christmas Eve when Rizvi’s 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee crashed on Woodbury Road in Hicksville. The Nassau County Police Department Second Squad said that the men were traveling eastbound...