Syosset

Bhoomika Kochhar Jatia (credit: Facebook/Remembering Bhoomika Kochhar)

L.I. Congressman Threatens To Withhold Aid To Nepal Over Syosset Native’s Death

Her family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar’s June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.

07/22/2013

Catalytic converter (credit: CBS 2)

Metal Thieves Targeting Cars At LIRR Station Lots For Pricey Part

Crooks have been removing catalytic converters off vehicles to make quick cash. Police said the platinum found in the car part can be worth as much as $1,500 an ounce.

07/12/2013

Alfred Balcerak

Long Island Upholstery Store Owner Accused Of Sexually Attacking Employee

A Long Island upholstery store owner who is already a registered sex offender was charged Wednesday with sexually attacking one of his employees.

05/29/2013

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Police: L.I. Store Owner Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Employee

Alfred Balcerak, 54, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, Nassau County police said.

05/29/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. School Bus Driver Gets 1 Year In Prison For DWI Crash

Frederick Flowers of Massapequa Park had pleaded guilty to drunk driving and other charges in connection with the Oct. 4, 2012 incident.

04/30/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Parents Back Push For Interlock Ignition Devices On School Buses

Some parents on Long Island are encouraging lawmakers to pass a new law that would prevent school bus drivers from getting behind the wheel drunk.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Driver Of School Bus That Crashed Into L.I. Home Was Drunk

Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.

10/04/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mini School Bus Crashes Into Syosset Home

A mini school bus carrying children crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.

10/03/2012

Joshua Lafazan (credit: 2012 Josh Lafazan for School Board)

New Syosset School Board Member Is NY’s Youngest Elected Official

At only 18-years-old, Joshua Lafazan is now a member of the Board of Education in Syosset. He said his landslide election sent an important message to young people.

05/16/2012

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Everardo Nieto Sentenced In Syosset Crash That Killed Myron Jacobs, 86

On Nov. 28, 2010, Everardo Nieto was drag racing his landscaping truck while drunk and crossed into oncoming traffic, crashing head-on into an elderly couple on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset, prosecutors said.

04/16/2012

Shopping Mall (file / credit: clipart.com)

Fight Against Syosset Mall Is Back On

Over the past 15 years, there has been an on and off fight against a mammoth mall project on Long Island.

11/02/2011

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New Healthy Living Center Opens For Young Girls On Long Island

The center called Oh My Girls! in Syosset is all about teaching girls ages 8 to 18 how to live a healthy lifestyle that they will continue to follow for years to come.

09/25/2011

Jeremy Weckerle Awaiting Sentencing After Pleading Guilty In Fatal L.I. Crash

Weckerle pleaded guilty to manslaughter and to driving while impaired by drugs.

09/01/2011

LIPA Crews In Syosset, Aug. 31 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIPA Races To Restore Power; Gov’t Reaches Out To Irene-Affected Residents

LIPA crews say they have restored power to nearly 300,000 customers in three days and get upset when given an “F” grade by a politician or slammed by customers.

08/31/2011

The home at 6 Alexander Drive is seen after an explosion - Syosset, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Man Hospitalized After Home Explodes In Syosset

A Nassau County man is lucky to be alive after his Syosset home suddenly exploded, with the force of the explosion literally rocking the neighborhood.

05/05/2011

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