Nassau County Police Department First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 4:30 pm in East Meadow. According to detectives, while outside his Little Whaleneck Road residence raking leaves in front of the house,...
The Nassau County Police Department Second Squad arrested Brian Aimar, 20, of Plainview Road in Hicksville for an assault that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 5:58 a.m. in Hicksville. According to detectives, Aimar, while seated in his 2007 Nissan...
The Popcorn Ball Day is a time-honored tradition hosted by the Hicksville Fire Department for the last 60 years. Every Thanksgiving weekend the firefighters of Hicksville venture out on Sunday morning with Santa and his helpers to spread the message...
The Nassau–Suffolk Heroin Task Force arrested Leo M. Duchnowski, 25, of Hicksville at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. According to detectives, Duchnowski possessed and agreed to sell to another person 10 blue-colored pills believed to be Oxycodone. He was...
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...
On Sunday, Nov. 27, the Hicksville Fire Department held its annual Holiday Fire Safety Awareness day. All companies in the department covered the entire district, giving out popcorn balls and spreading the word on holiday fire safety. This has...
A man police described as wearing a “Halloween Joker-type mask” robbed the BP Gas Station located at 325 Jerusalem Ave. in Hicksville on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 2:24 a.m. The Nassau County Police Department Second Squad detectives said that a...
Balkumar Singh was captured in Trinidad and extradited to Nassau County in 2015 for prosecution Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that an international fugitive was sentenced today to 19 years to life in prison for the 1999 murder...
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...

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...