New warehouse will help pave the way for county’s first veterans housing development Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was recently joined by state Senator John Brooks, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and local veterans to unveil plans for a new, secure...
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joined his colleagues on the town board to recognize and honor Captain Chris Moskos and Lieutenant Andrew Niemczyk of the Hicksville Fire Department for their heroic and exemplary actions when responding to a...
George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis in May was the proverbial pebble in the pond, with far-reaching consequences. Actually, it was more akin to a boulder, given the widespread protests and civil unrest that broke out after police officer Derek...
Nassau County has been named the safest community in America in 2020, according to a new report by U.S. News & World Report. The online publisher gave the county a 100 score in the category. In a statement, Nassau County...
The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of a Bronx man for grand larceny (attempt) that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 5:55 p.m. in Hicksville. According to detectives, an 87-year-old female victim was contacted by phone by an unknown person...

Everyone’s A Hero

It was time, Congressman Thomas Suozzi declared, to give police officers their due. On Aug. 25, standing in front of the Glen Cove police headquarters where he once presided as mayor, the congressman and other elected officials joined law enforcement...

Heroic Briefs

Michael Ippolito | Lauren Creighton, NYPD, Queens Precinct 111 On Dec. 27, 2019, saved the life of a 13-month-old infant who was unresponsive and had stopped breathing while his mom was driving on the Cross Island Parkway. Ippolito administered air...
The Eighth Squad is investigating a robbery that occurred on Friday, July 25, at 12:45 a.m. in Hicksville. According to detectives, a 48-year-old female victim exited her vehicle parked on Grand Avenue, when she was approached by a male...
The “silent majority” was loud and raucous at times on a hot Saturday afternoon in Eisenhower Park. That’s what Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin (District 1), hearkening back to President Richard Nixon’s famous phrase, called the several thousand who had gathered...
The Eighth Squad reports the arrest of two individuals for burglary that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 2, at 4:40 a.m. in Hicksville. According to detectives, units responded to an alarm at Hicksville High School, located at 180 Division Ave....