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...
The Hicksville Fire Department welcomed five new volunteers at a ceremony earlier this year. Pictured, from left: 3rd Assistant Chief William Efinger, Commissioner Anthony Wigdzinski, the five new volunteers, Patrick Chiarelli, Jonathan Lau, Paola Guevara, Raynell Yap-Kahala and Nick...
The Nassau County Police Department Major Case Bureau arrested Scott D. Gilmor, 40, of Hicksville for a burglary that occurred in Hicksville on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at 11:20 p.m. According to Burglary Pattern detectives, an investigation conducted with the...
Seven members of the Nassau County Police Department were honored by the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association and Nassau County Legislature last Wednesday, Sept. 26, for their collective acts of heroism in saving the life of a five-year-old boy...
Sept. 11 service will be in memory of ex-Chief Terrence Farrell and Honorary Chief George Howard The Hicksville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Richard Diaz has announced the final plans to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of September 11. The department will commemorate...
Richard Diaz was sworn in as the Hicksville Fire Department’s 69th chief when the department recently held its annual installation dinner. Joining the department on its night to honor members and companies and swear in officers were New York...
As part of tradition for the past eight years, on Saturday, Sept. 8, first responders from Texas, as well as first responders from across the United States, will come together dressed in their full gear to climb 110 floors...
Murder in the second degree at Econo Lodge A parolee with a history of violent felony charges and 14 prior arrests is in Nassau County Jail, accused of second-degree murder in a Nov. 19 homicide at the Econo Lodge in...

Low Bar

DA: Hicksville attorney stole from local homeowners A disbarred attorney from Hicksville was arrested recently for allegedly stealing $40,000 from a Hicksville couple selling their home. Constantine Giannakos, 51, was arraigned and charged with third-degree grand larceny, with bail set at...

Bravest In Training

At the Nassau County Fire Service Academy in Old Bethpage, the next generation of firefighters were recently put through the ringer in order to give them a taste of the hardships—and pride—that await in their future careers as first...