According to published reports, two former students from North Shore Hebrew Academy are suspected of paying someone else to take their SAT’s for them.
Police said Patricia Berak, 65, conned an elderly Long Island man out of $40,000 in a lottery scam hoping to recover some money she lost in the same scheme.
The cheating scandal that rocked Long Island is now impacting students across the country. On Tuesday, during a state Senate hearing on Long Island, it was announced that SAT security will be beefed up.
Police caught her at the train station. They don’t know where she was planning to go, but believe she felt she could better care for the child than the child’s own parents.
The Internet scratched its collective head this week when reports made their way online alleging that a television and movie actress had transitioned to a retail career on Long Island.
The wife of a 92-year-old man who fell through a Long Island train-platform gap said she wishes she knew the name of the “wonderful young man” who helped pick him up. Dorothy Goldman also praised Long Island Rail Road personnel who helped her husband on Sunday night in Great Neck.
This latest incident occurred after the railroad spent millions of dollars trying to reduce the gap problem at numerous stations following dozens of injuries, including one fatality.
Nassau County police said Andrew Lelpi and Anthony Guerrero will be arraigned Monday on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and menacing a police officer.
There are dozens of volunteers busy in nearly every inch of the home of Collington Foster, a World War II veteran who recently had a stroke.
The incident occurred Wednesday evening when 65-year-old Nahid Kamali was pulling into the garage of her upscale King’s Point home.
Surrounded by family and friends and overwhelmed with flowers, a Long Island high school student was celebrated Wednesday for placing second in a national science competition despite being blind.
Great Neck school officials were to meet Monday night to discuss the latest scandal to hit their prestigious school district — students paying other people to take their college entrance exams or SATs.
Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.
Alexandra Woodhouse was basically a prisoner in her own home as the violence in Cairo prevented her from leaving her apartment.
“Honestly, once I found out that they clinched a playoff spot, I had some time to kill and I had this beat lying around that I felt really good about,” said Matt Fox.