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Top 10 Long Island Pizzerias Revealed In These Rankings Top 10 Long Island Pizzerias Revealed In These Rankings
Top 10 Long Island Pizzerias Revealed In These Rankings Many of the selections in a popular website's rankings of the Top 10 pizzerias on Long Island are familiar places with well-earned reputations. But a few may come by surprise. The rankings, by Trip Advisor, are based on reviews. The No. 1-rated eatery, Branchinelli's Pizza & Restaurant in Hauppauge, says it makes its dough, sauces, and toppings at intervals throughout the day "to ensure freshness and flavor." Branchinelli's drew a 4.5 rating (out of 5) based on 286 reviews on the website. "Their pizza is truly a work of art!" one Trip Advisor poster stated. "They make an am…
20-Year-Old Sleeping In Car Assaults Officers In New Hyde Park, Police Say 20-Year-Old Sleeping In Car Assaults Officers In New Hyde Park, Police Say
20-Year-Old Sleeping In Car Assaults Officers In New Hyde Park, Police Say A young Queens man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted the police officers who found him sleeping in a car. It happened on the morning of Monday, April 1 in New Hyde Park, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 5:40 a.m. that day, 20-year-old Raul Veingolea was reportedly sleeping in a gold Toyota sedan in the lot of an auto body shop at 2044 Jericho Turnpike. Officers who found him said he refused to comply with verbal commands and tried to flee the scene, injuring the officers by being violent and combative. Both Venigolea and the injured officer were taken to a l…
'Project 21': 3 Nabbed Selling Tobacco, More To Minors In Nassau County, Police Say 'Project 21': 3 Nabbed Selling Tobacco, More To Minors In Nassau County, Police Say
'Project 21': 3 Nabbed Selling Tobacco, More To Minors In Nassau County, Police Say Three people from three different Long Island stores were arrested after authorities claimed they sold alcohol, tobacco, and THC products to minors. The arrests took place on Monday, March 18 throughout Nassau County with the assistance of underage agents and the department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit. In East Meadow, Cindy Granados Vigil, a 21-year-old, was arrested for what authorities said was the second time in four months for selling tobacco products to minors at Hempstead Convenience & Smoke, located at 2125 Hempstead Turnpike. Not only was Vigil taken into custody, b…
Fourth Man Nabbed For String Of Nassau County Burglaries: Police Fourth Man Nabbed For String Of Nassau County Burglaries: Police
Fourth Man Nabbed For String Of Nassau County Burglaries: Police A young man from New Jersey was arrested after he was discovered to be part of a group that has committed a string of burglaries across Long Island, police announced. Fazon Farrington, age 19 of Newark, New Jersey, was arrested following an investigation that stemmed from a Lake Success incident, Nassau County Police said on Thursday, March 14. On Saturday, Jan. 13, a group of three men, also from New Jersey, were reportedly fleeing from the scene of a home they attempted to burgle — but were stopped when they crashed into the officers driving towards the scene. Original Report - …
Man Admits Driving Drunk, Killing Trio Leaving Party In New Hyde Park Man Admits Driving Drunk, Killing Trio Leaving Party In New Hyde Park
Man Admits Driving Drunk, Killing Trio Leaving Party In New Hyde Park A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to his role in a crash that killed three people and injured three others, all of the same family. Twenty-three-year-old Dante Lennon of Freeport entered his plea on Tuesday, March 5 for the May 2022 crash, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. According to his plea, Lennon was driving his Mercedes Benz drunk on the night of May 21, 2022, speeding down Jericho Turnpike at nearly twice the 35-mile-per-hour speed limit. Earlier Report: IDs Released For Three Women Killed In Crash In New Hyde Park He was driving eastbound near The Inn ev…
New Hyde Park Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Attacking His Sleeping Parents: Police New Hyde Park Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Attacking His Sleeping Parents: Police
New Hyde Park Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Attacking His Sleeping Parents: Police A Long Island man is facing a host of charges, including attempted murder, after police say he violently attacked his parents as they slept in their home. The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 in New Hyde Park. A 60-year-old man and 64-year-old woman were sleeping in the bedroom of their residence located on Cherrywood Drive when their son, Joshua Wilck, age 24, entered their bedroom and began to assault both with a knife, according to Nassau County Police. Wilck continued to assault both victims as they proceeded out of their residence. While outside, he plac…
Oh, Brother: Twins Earn Valedictorian, Salutatorian At Herricks High School Oh, Brother: Twins Earn Valedictorian, Salutatorian At Herricks High School
Oh, Brother: Twins Earn Valedictorian, Salutatorian At Herricks High School  A pair of twin brothers from Long Island have taken the top-of-the-class spots at their high school. Devon and Dylan Lee, fraternal twins from New Hyde Park, share not only their genes but a streak of academic success. The brothers, who are seniors at Herricks High School, were announced by their school as the top two students in their class – Devon as valedictorian and Dylan as salutatorian – in November 2023. According to a report by ABC 7 New York, the brothers’ GPAs were different by just six-thousandths of a point. The station also announced that the Lees have chosen what c…
Anesthesiologist With New Hyde Park Office Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police Anesthesiologist With New Hyde Park Office Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police
Anesthesiologist With New Hyde Park Office Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police An anesthesiologist faces charges after allegedly giving anesthesia to a victim without her knowledge and sexually assaulting her, police announced. Putnam County resident Paul Giacopelli of Southeast, age 59, was interviewed and arrested on Saturday, Dec. 30 on sexual abuse charges, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday, Jan. 3.  According to authorities, on Friday, Dec. 29, the Sheriff's Office was told that a female victim known to Giacopelli had been given anesthesia without her knowledge and was then sexually assaulted. This happened multip…
Just Dropping By: Police In New Hyde Park Spread Holiday Cheer, Rappel Down Children's Hospital Just Dropping By: Police In New Hyde Park Spread Holiday Cheer, Rappel Down Children's Hospital
Just Dropping By: Police In New Hyde Park Spread Holiday Cheer, Rappel Down Children's Hospital Police officers on Long Island sent holiday wishes in a unique to children at a local hospital who couldn’t visit with family. On Saturday, Dec. 9, the Nassau County Police Department Emergency Services Unit headed to Cohen’s Children Medical Center, located at 26901 76th Ave, New Hyde Park, on a mission. Dubbed “Operation Holiday Drop In,” the mission was set to go off without a hitch, and when officers started rappelling down the side of the 40-foot building in holiday hats, it became clear that the mission objective was met – make kids smile. The event is meant to ensure that childre…
ID Released For New Hyde Park Woman Killed After Being Struck By Jeep, Car In Garden City Park ID Released For New Hyde Park Woman Killed After Being Struck By Jeep, Car In Garden City Park
ID Released For New Hyde Park Woman Killed After Being Struck By Jeep, Car In Garden City Park The identity has been released of a woman who was killed after being struck by two vehicles near an intersection in a residential neighborhood on Long Island. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Garden City Park. The victim was crossing Marcus Avenue eastbound at Pubins Lane when she was hit by a 2020 Jeep Wrangler being operated by a 26-year-old woman, Nassau County Police said. The woman was then struck by a second vehicle, a 2008 Honda Civic being operated by a 23-year-old man. As a result of the collisions, she suffered severe trauma and was pronounce…
Million-Dollar Winners: Group Including Nassau County Residents Claims Top Prize Million-Dollar Winners: Group Including Nassau County Residents Claims Top Prize
Million-Dollar Winners: Group Including Nassau County Residents Claims Top Prize A group of six people, including some from Long Island, have claimed their top lottery prize, splitting it amongst themselves, lottery officials said. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, the New York Lottery announced that the lucky group had claimed their million-dollar prize for matching the first five numbers for the Mega Millions drawing that occurred months before. The group included two Nassau County residents: Mindy Golomb of Great Neck, who won $108,500 after required withholdings; and Susan Eugene from Bellerose, who won $102,040 after required withholdings. The other four group members wer…
Top Honors: These Nassau County Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award Top Honors: These Nassau County Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award
Top Honors: These Nassau County Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award When it comes to overall excellence, these New York schools are at the top of the class, and they have the hardware to prove it. Twenty-two schools in the Empire State are among just 353 across the country to receive the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award from the US Department of Education. The annual awards recognize high-performing public and non-public schools, as well as those making strides in closing “achievement gaps” among student groups. “Their leaders not only articulate a vision of excellence and hold everyone to high standards, they stay close to the real action of teachin…
New Hyde Park Woman Scammed $750K Out Of Victim, Sentenced New Hyde Park Woman Scammed $750K Out Of Victim, Sentenced
New Hyde Park Woman Scammed $750K Out Of Victim, Sentenced A Long Island woman who stole nearly three-quarters of a million dollars from an elderly woman will now spend years behind bars, authorities announced. On Friday, Sept. 15, Elizabeth Reilly, a 50-year-old New Hyde Park woman, was sentenced to three to six years in prison for grand larceny, according to the Nassau County District Attorney. Original story: $750K Stolen: New Hyde Park Thief Used Money On Plane Tickets, Beauty, DA Says At the time of the crimes, Reilly was employed by a Floral Park attorney who had a verbal agreement with a 91-year-old woman to handle her finances whil…
These Long Island Pizzerias Named Best For Regional Styles, New Report Says These Long Island Pizzerias Named Best For Regional Styles, New Report Says
These Long Island Pizzerias Named Best For Regional Styles, New Report Says A new report by The Washington Post has recognized these Long Island pizzerias as among the best joints in New York State when it comes to certain regional pizza styles. The four pizza joints earned recognition as part of a new national database by the Post that categorizes the best restaurants in each state specializing in Chicago, Detroit, Neapolitan, New York, Roman, Sicilian, and Tavern-style pizza. According to the rankings, the pizzerias that are pros at serving up certain styles of slices are: Eddie’s Pizza, located at 2048 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park, which specializes in ta…
New Principal Announced In Oyster Bay New Principal Announced In Oyster Bay
New Principal Announced In Oyster Bay A Long Island school has appointed a principal just in time for the new school year, school officials announced. On Monday, Sept. 11, the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District announced that Melissa Argaman was appointed as the new principal of Oyster Bay High School. Argaman’s new title was effective Thursday, Sept. 7, and came in the wake of previous principal Sharon Lasher’s retirement, the district said. She originally joined the district in 2021, where she served as Oyster Bay High School’s supervisor of guidance before stepping in as acting principal for the second half …
New Information: Woman Found Dead Off Long Beach Drowned, Police Say New Information: Woman Found Dead Off Long Beach Drowned, Police Say
New Information: Woman Found Dead Off Long Beach Drowned, Police Say This story has been updated.  A woman who reportedly drowned off the coast a Long Island beach had gone missing a day before she was discovered, over 20 miles away from where her body was found.  Sherica Douglas-Campbell, the 37-year-old Valley Stream woman recently identified as the woman found dead at Long Beach, had been reported missing to police on Monday, Sept. 4, according to Nassau County Police.  Douglas-Campbell was reportedly last seen alive just before 8 p.m. on that day in New Hyde Park.  The next morning, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Nassau County Pol…
Naked Man Punches Woman, Runs Into Oncoming Traffic In New Hyde Park: Police Naked Man Punches Woman, Runs Into Oncoming Traffic In New Hyde Park: Police
Naked Man Punches Woman, Runs Into Oncoming Traffic In New Hyde Park: Police A Long Island man was arrested after he punched a woman, attempted to run into traffic, and fought an officer – all while nude, police said. It happened on Sunday, Sept. 3 in New Hyde Park, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 10:35 p.m. near 633 Jericho Turnpike, 29-year-old Varinder Singh approached a 23-year-old woman while entirely naked. Singh allegedly punched the woman in the upper right arm or shoulder. When officers arrived, they saw him running east on Jericho Turnpike. According to the NCPD, officers attempted to make contact with Singh, but he started to r…
Suspected Catalytic Converter Thieves: Duo Arrested, One At Large In New Hyde Park Suspected Catalytic Converter Thieves: Duo Arrested, One At Large In New Hyde Park
Suspected Catalytic Converter Thieves: Duo Arrested, One At Large In New Hyde Park What started as a routine traffic stop to address illegally tinted windows turned into a foot chase to catch a trio believed to be stealing catalytic converters. Nassau County Police announced the arrest, which happened on Wednesday, Aug. 23 in New Hyde Park. At approximately 3:30 a.m., the trio was traveling south in a white BMW sedan on New Hyde Park Road with illegal non-transparent tinted windows, prompting officers to pull them over. Once police turned on their emergency lights, the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle and collided with a tree across from McNulty Outdoors In…
Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold At This New Hyde Park Store Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold At This New Hyde Park Store
Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold At This New Hyde Park Store If you purchased a lottery ticket at this Long Island location, you may be a newly minted millionaire, according to lottery officials. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, the New York Lottery announced that a second-prize winning Mega Millions ticket, worth $1 million, was sold at a New Hyde Park convenience store. The ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms, located at 2201 New Hyde Park Road, and was a part of the Tuesday, Aug. 22 drawing. Winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a field of one to 70, with the Mega Ball being drawn from a separate field of one to 25. Mega Milli…
After Breaking Into 18 Nassau County Businesses, Duo Finally Nabbed At Bagel Shop, Police Say After Breaking Into 18 Nassau County Businesses, Duo Finally Nabbed At Bagel Shop, Police Say
After Breaking Into 18 Nassau County Businesses, Duo Finally Nabbed At Bagel Shop, Police Say Two men are behind bars in connection with a string of burglaries at Long Island businesses. Diego Ercoli, age 50, and Hector Portilla, age 60, both of Queens, were arrested Thursday, Aug. 3, after they were caught breaking into Merrick’s Bagel Chalet on Merrick Road, according to Nassau County Police. Detectives said the men were behind 18 other burglaries that have occurred throughout Nassau County since April 2023, including in Hicksville, New Hyde Park, and Oceanside. Nowhere was safe from their sights, with the duo targeting all types of businesses, including a deli, laundromat, pharm…
HomeGoods To Open New Hyde Park Location HomeGoods To Open New Hyde Park Location
HomeGoods To Open New Hyde Park Location Decor enthusiasts, rejoice: another HomeGoods location is opening up on Long Island location. The new location of the popular home furnishing store will be in New Hyde Park, according to a July 10, 2023 announcement from New Rochelle-based Welco Realty, Inc. Taking the place of a former Walgreens building, the storefront will be located at 657 Hillside Avenue, alongside the Stop & Shop, Panera Bread, and Five Below. “We believe that HomeGoods will round off the merchandise mix of the shopping center to be able to offer home décor, home furnishings at great prices to the New Hyde Par…
Seen Him? Man Stole Over $18K In Euros From Car In Williston Park, Police Say Seen Him? Man Stole Over $18K In Euros From Car In Williston Park, Police Say
Seen Him? Man Stole Over $18K In Euros From Car In Williston Park, Police Say Police are searching for a man who they say stole $18,000 worth of euros from a car while it was parked at a Long Island diner. On Friday, June 30, the victim, a 38-year-old man, went to a bank in New Hyde Park to exchange $18,500 for approximately 16,959 euros, according to the Nassau County Police. After leaving the bank, the victim put the money inside the glove box of his Nissan Altima and drove to the Williston Diner, located at 112 Hillside Avenue. At 4:45 p.m., while the victim was inside the diner, police reported that a man walked into the parking lot, opened the Nissan Altima’…
Person Struck, Killed By LIRR Train Identified As 28-Year-Old New Hyde Park Man Person Struck, Killed By LIRR Train Identified As 28-Year-Old New Hyde Park Man
Person Struck, Killed By Lirr Train Identified As 28-Year-Old New Hyde Park Man Long Island Rail Road officials have released more information after a person was struck and killed by a train. A 28-year-old New Hyde Park man was struck and killed on Monday, July 3 around 9:30 a.m. in New Hyde Park, said MTA officials. Earlier report: New Update: Person Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In New Hyde Park The incident, which is under investigation, delayed trains for up to 45 minutes. He was reportedly on the tracks at the time of impact. MTA officials said no criminality is suspected.
Update: Missing New Hyde Park Mother, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found Update: Missing New Hyde Park Mother, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found
Update: Missing New Hyde Park Mother, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found Update: A Long Island mother and daughter who went missing have been found. Jiery Ramos-Martinez, age 2, and her mother, Telma Martinez, age 24, had last been seen in New Hyde Park walking on Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park on Friday, June 16 at 7 a.m., according to Nassau County Police.  On Saturday afternoon, June 17, police reported the two have been found. Original report: Have you seen them? A Long Island mother and daughter have gone missing and authorities are asking for the public's help in locating them. Jiery Ramos-Martinez, age 2, and her mother, Telma Martinez, age 2…
Road Rage: New Hyde Park Man Hits Victim After Following Him Into Manhasset Eatery, Police Say Road Rage: New Hyde Park Man Hits Victim After Following Him Into Manhasset Eatery, Police Say
Road Rage: New Hyde Park Man Hits Victim After Following Him Into Manhasset Eatery, Police Say A man is facing multiple charges after a road-rage incident at a Long Island restaurant. The incident began in Manhasset at around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, near TGI Friday's located at 1445 Northern Blvd., when Antonio Condello, age 48, of New Hyde Park, had a verbal argument with a 39-year-old man, Nassau County Police said.   "During this altercation, Condello stepped out of his vehicle and retrieved a firearm from the trunk while yelling at the victim, placing him in fear for his safety," according to a statement by police. Condello then followed the victim …
$750K Stolen: New Hyde Park Thief Used Money On Plane Tickets, Beauty, DA Says $750K Stolen: New Hyde Park Thief Used Money On Plane Tickets, Beauty, DA Says
$750K Stolen: New Hyde Park Thief Used Money On Plane Tickets, Beauty, DA Says A Long Island woman admitted to stealing nearly a quarter of a million dollars from an elderly woman. On Thursday, May 4, 50-year-old New Hyde Park resident Elizabeth Reilly pleaded guilty to grand larceny charges, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. Reilly’s employer was a Floral Park attorney who had verbally agreed to handle a 91-year-old woman’s finances while she executed her Power of Attorney, Living Will, and more with him, the DA’s Office reported. Earlier Report: New Hyde Park Woman Indicted For Theft Of Almost $750K, DA Says According to the investigation, the law …
Best Thin Crust Pies On Long Island Found At This New Hyde Park Pizzeria, Foodies Say Best Thin Crust Pies On Long Island Found At This New Hyde Park Pizzeria, Foodies Say
Best Thin Crust Pies On Long Island Found At This New Hyde Park Pizzeria, Foodies Say Lou Rutherford had one thing on his mind when he turned to his fellow foodies for help: Where to find the best thin crust pizza on Long Island. Since posting his query on the Long Island Restaurant Group Facebook page on Monday, April 24, more than 100 people have responded with suggestions for where Rutherford can find his perfect pie. Of those responses, Eddie’s Pizza, located in New Hyde Park at 2048 Hillside Avenue, was the clear winner, garnering over 20 recommendations and 85 reactions. “The best,” one commenter wrote. “Definitely Eddie’s,” wrote another. Weekly special: bacon…
Drunk Driver In Deadly Long Island Crash Sentenced To Prison Drunk Driver In Deadly Long Island Crash Sentenced To Prison
Drunk Driver In Deadly Long Island Crash Sentenced To Prison An admitted drunk driver who was nearly three times the legal limit for alcohol when he crashed on a Long Island highway, killing one passenger and injuring three others, is heading to prison. Steven Sharma, age 24, of New Hyde Park, was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, April 27. Earlier Report: 22-Year-Old Killed, Four Others Injured After BMW Crashes Into Cement Barrier On Long Island It followed his guilty plea to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of 22-year-old Brandon Nazirbage, of Floral Park, in September 2021. …
Will This New Eatery Be ‘One Of The Top Long Island Destinations’? Will This New Eatery Be ‘One Of The Top Long Island Destinations’?
Will This New Eatery Be ‘One Of The Top Long Island Destinations’? After opening just two months ago, a new Long Island restaurant is quickly jumping to star status among local eaters. Huntington's The Farm Italy, which describes itself as having “a menu that gives new life to modern-classic Italian cuisine with an intriguing collection of alluring cocktails,” opened its doors on Valentine’s Day 2023. Owned by the same minds as other popular New York restaurants like The Shed and Basito Mexican, The Farm Italy promises simple, fresh, seasonal Italian food to Huntington residents. So far, it seems that the restaurant is living up to the hype, according to…
Suspects On Run Following New Hyde Park Convenience Store Robbery Suspects On Run Following New Hyde Park Convenience Store Robbery
Suspects On Run Following New Hyde Park Convenience Store Robbery Police on Long Island are searching for two men who allegedly forcefully entered two storage sheds in the back of a convenience store. The incident took place in New Hyde Park at the Cumberland Farms located at 2202 New Hyde Park Road around 5 a.m., Monday, March 27. According to Nassau County Police detectives, two unknown men approached the back of Cumberland Farms and forcefully entered two sheds in the back of the location; causing damage to the structures in the process.  The men then fled in a white 4-door sedan in an unknown direction. It is unknown if any money…
Man Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Car On New Hyde Park Roadway Man Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Car On New Hyde Park Roadway
Man Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Car On New Hyde Park Roadway A man was seriously injured after being hit by a car on Long Island. The incident occurred around 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26 in New Hyde Park on Hillside Avenue near North 4th St. According to Nassau County Police detectives, the 69-year-old was struck by a 2016 Chrysler, being driven by a 74-year-old man. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police said. The driver remained at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.