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Man Struck, Killed By Car On Manhasset Street Man Struck, Killed By Car On Manhasset Street
Man Struck, Killed By Car On Manhasset Street An 85-year-old Long Island man is dead after a car hit him as he tried to cross the street, police said. The incident happened in Manhasset on Thursday, Dec. 28, according to Nassau County Police. Mykola Rybalka, age 85 of Manhasset, was crossing Plandome Road, heading east at around 5:30 p.m. when the car, a 2021 Infiniti, hit him. It is unclear where on Plandome Road he was crossing.  The Infiniti, driven by a 79-year-old man, was driving north on Plandome Road. Rybalka was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No other injuries were reported. 
Manhasset Man Points Gun At 6-Year-Old Who Left Candy At Wrong House, Police Say Manhasset Man Points Gun At 6-Year-Old Who Left Candy At Wrong House, Police Say
Manhasset Man Points Gun At 6-Year-Old Who Left Candy At Wrong House, Police Say A Long Island man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at the head of a 6-year-old boy who was trying to retrieve a bag of goodies left at the wrong home. The incident occurred in Manhasset around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 on Rockcrest Drive. According to Nassau County Police, a mother drove her daughter, two sons, and her nephew to a home in Manhasset to drop off a goody bag of Halloween treats to a friend. The daughter, 10, and son, 6, exited the vehicle and approached the house. They rang the doorbell and left a goody bag full of candy on the porch, before returnin…
Watch: DoorDash Driver Steals Packages, Using Food As Cover, In Manhasset Watch: DoorDash Driver Steals Packages, Using Food As Cover, In Manhasset
Watch: DoorDash Driver Steals Packages, Using Food As Cover, In Manhasset A food delivery driver was caught with her hand in the cookie jar after a doorbell camera caught her stealing a package from a Long Island porch, police said. The incident happened on Sunday, Sept. 3 in Manhasset, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 4:30 p.m., 33-year-old Juliana Saggaram of Queens was on the clock as a DoorDash delivery driver. After picking up Chipotle for a customer, police said Saggaram drove around a neighborhood at Highland Terrace, scanning the area for packages. Then, she struck. A food delivery driver was caught with her hand in the coo…
'Bust-Out' Sentence: Man Steals $290K Using Fake Credit Cards In Manhasset, Garden City Scam 'Bust-Out' Sentence: Man Steals $290K Using Fake Credit Cards In Manhasset, Garden City Scam
'Bust-Out' Sentence: Man Steals $290K Using Fake Credit Cards In Manhasset, Garden City Scam Officials announced that a man has been sentenced to time behind bars for a “bust-out” scam in which he opened credit cards in other people’s names — including people who have died — to make expensive purchases that he could then resell. On Wednesday, July 26, 58-year-old John Chen was sentenced to three-and-a-half to seven years in prison for charges related to the scam, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. Between November 2020 and December 2021, American Express investigators noticed that about 10 cardholders were making similar expensive purchases at the same stores. The majo…
Port Washington Man Exposes Himself In Manhasset, Grabs Teen At Great Neck Estates: Police Port Washington Man Exposes Himself In Manhasset, Grabs Teen At Great Neck Estates: Police
Port Washington Man Exposes Himself In Manhasset, Grabs Teen At Great Neck Estates: Police A Long Island man has been apprehended after he allegedly exposed himself to two girls after earlier grabbing a teenager in a separate incident nearby. The incident happened around 7:50 p.m. Friday, July 21 in Manhasset. According to Nassau County Police detectives, the girls, both aged 14, were sitting on a bench located at 27 Manhasset Ave. when the man approached them and then exposed himself to them.  The victims immediately fled the scene and notified their parents about the incident. A thorough investigation was conducted and Christian Sarmiento, age 22, of Port Washi…
PayPal Scam Defrauds Over $40K From Manhasset Woman: Police PayPal Scam Defrauds Over $40K From Manhasset Woman: Police
PayPal Scam Defrauds Over $40K From Manhasset Woman: Police A Long Island woman lost tens of thousands in a scam involving a fake PayPal scam and US government agents, police said. On Thursday, July 13, a Manhasset woman received an email from what she believed was PayPal, according to Nassau County Police. The email claimed the woman had a fraudulent payment on her PayPal account, and gave her a number to call. When she called the false PayPal number, they told her that she owed $39,000. She was told to withdraw the money and that a representative from the US Department of Justice would come to her home to pick it up. The victim complied an…
After His Sudden Death, Support Swells For Manhasset ‘Loving Father And Loyal Friend’ After His Sudden Death, Support Swells For Manhasset ‘Loving Father And Loyal Friend’
After His Sudden Death, Support Swells For Manhasset ‘Loving Father And Loyal Friend’ After a Long Island man’s unexpected death, the community has come together to raise money for his two children. Bill McLean, born in West Virginia but a resident of Manhasset, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 29, leaving those that knew the 54-year-old with “a profound sense of loss,” as a friend wrote. In the wake of his passing, friends of Bill wanted to ensure that his children, Will, aged 15, and Regina, aged 14, are provided “essential” financial support. “His highest priority was always his beloved children,” the GoFundMe description states. “This assistance will alleviate immedi…
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 …
Luxury Larceny: Group Robs East Garden City Lous Vuitton, Authorities Say Luxury Larceny: Group Robs East Garden City Lous Vuitton, Authorities Say
Luxury Larceny: Group Robs East Garden City Lous Vuitton, Authorities Say A group of people stole a handful of luxury purses totaling over $20,000, authorities, mirroring an incident that happened only a few days prior, police said. On Friday, April 27 at around noon, three women and one man entered the East Garden City Louis Vuitton, located at the Roosevelt Field Mall on 630 Old County Road, according to Nassau County Police. They allegedly were holding box cutters, which they used to cut the security wires that were holding purses in place. Detectives said the group made off with seven handbags, worth approximately $23,000 total. Then, the thieves fled t…
High-End Heist: Quartet Robs Luxury Manhasset Store, Police Say High-End Heist: Quartet Robs Luxury Manhasset Store, Police Say
High-End Heist: Quartet Robs Luxury Manhasset Store, Police Say The group stole merchandise in excess of $20,000, according to authorities. At around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, four people made off with seven designer handbags, Nassau County Police reported. The incident took place at the Manhasset Prada store, located at 2000 Northern Boulevard. Comprised of three women and one man, the group entered the store wearing masks, took the handbags, and fled the store, pushing a sales associate to the floor in the process. It is unknown which direction the thieves fled. There were no injuries reported. The value of the bags taken totals around $2…
Disbarred Manhasset Attorney Arrested (Again), Allegedly Stole Over $20,000 From Client: DA Disbarred Manhasset Attorney Arrested (Again), Allegedly Stole Over $20,000 From Client: DA
Disbarred Manhasset Attorney Arrested (Again), Allegedly Stole Over $20,000 From Client: DA The man, who had previously been sentenced for stealing from two separate clients, has now been accused of repeating the crime after he was disbarred. Manhasset resident Alfred DiGirolomo, Jr., age 67, was arraigned on Tuesday, April 25 for allegedly practicing law without authorization and stealing thousands of dollars from his client, Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly announced. This is not the first time DiGirolomo has been arraigned – in March 2021, he was sentenced to time in prison for similar charges. Earlier Report: Disbarred LI Attorney Sentenced For Using Stole…
Cooking Oil Thefts: Duo Accused After Incidents At 9 Nassau County Restaurants Cooking Oil Thefts: Duo Accused After Incidents At 9 Nassau County Restaurants
Cooking Oil Thefts: Duo Accused After Incidents At 9 Nassau County Restaurants Two men have been accused of stealing cooking oil from nine different Long Island restaurants. Nassau County Police officers responded to a report of a larceny of used cooking oil in progress on Friday, April 7.  Prior to arrival, officers observed a 2006 Isuzu white Box Truck matching the description.   Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a vehicle and traffic law stop.  Two suspects were then placed under arrest: Melvin Howell, age 55, of Brooklyn; Rodney Lofton, age 49, of Queens. It was determined from an investigation by Nassau Coun…
Man Busted With Photos Of Fraudulent IDs, Social Security Cards At Manhasset Store, Police Say Man Busted With Photos Of Fraudulent IDs, Social Security Cards At Manhasset Store, Police Say
Man Busted With Photos Of Fraudulent IDs, Social Security Cards At Manhasset Store, Police Say A 27-year-old man is facing charges after he was allegedly busted with photos of fraudulent IDs at a Long Island convenience store. Kyle Jackson, of Corona, Queens, was arrested Tuesday, March 14, at a Mobil gas station in Manhasset, located on Northern Boulevard, according to Nassau County Police. Detectives said Jackson told a store employee that credit cards left at the business belonged to him and he attempted to take possession of them. The employee called the police when Jackson gave them a different name than what appeared on the credit cards. Jackson was arrested at the scene. A su…
Grab-Run Theft: Trio Make Off With $24K In Versace Handbags At Manhasset Store Grab-Run Theft: Trio Make Off With $24K In Versace Handbags At Manhasset Store
Grab-Run Theft: Trio Make Off With $24K In Versace Handbags At Manhasset Store Police are searching for a man and two women who allegedly made off with more than $24,000 in handbags from a Versace store on Long Island. The incident took place in Nassau County around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Versace store in Manhasset, located at 2006 Northern Blvd. According to detectives, a man, and two women entered the store and grabbed various bags, and exited the store without making a payment.  The bags were valued in excess of $24,000 dollars, police said. The suspects entered a 2019 Nissan Altima with a New Jersey registration and …
Burglars Stole $82K Worth Of Goods From Nassau County Homes, Police Say Burglars Stole $82K Worth Of Goods From Nassau County Homes, Police Say
Burglars Stole $82K Worth Of Goods From Nassau County Homes, Police Say Four men are facing charges in connection with a string of home break-ins on Long Island. Police were called to a Lake Success home on Pine Hill Road Wednesday, Jan. 18, after someone triggered the home’s security alarm, according to Nassau County Police. As officers were responding to the home, they spotted the suspects fleeing in an SUV and conducted a traffic stop. All four men were arrested without incident. Investigators said the men got into the home through a window before taking cash, credit cards, jewelry, a handbag, and a security system DVR. They also reportedly stole a Smith &a…
Manhasset-Based LLC Claims $10M Lottery Prize From Ticket Purchased In Hicksville Manhasset-Based LLC Claims $10M Lottery Prize From Ticket Purchased In Hicksville
Manhasset-Based LLC Claims $10M Lottery Prize From Ticket Purchased In Hicksville A Limited Liability Company that is based on Long Island has claimed a $10 million lottery prize.  KCCK Holdings, a Manhasset-based LLC, won the top prize from New York Lottery's "$10,000,000 Bonus" scratch-off game, the lottery announced on Thursday, Dec. 15. The LLC received the prize as single, lump-sum payment of $6,510,000 after required withholdings, NY Lottery reported. NY Lottery said the winning ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven that is located at 158 Woodbury Road in Hicksville.
Duo Busted Selling Heroin, Meth At Manhasset Macy's Store, Police Say Duo Busted Selling Heroin, Meth At Manhasset Macy's Store, Police Say
Duo Busted Selling Heroin, Meth At Manhasset Macy's Store, Police Say Two people are facing charges for allegedly selling drugs at a Long Island business. Jamil Dabson, age 36, and Violet Speller, age 30, both of Far Rockaway, were arrested Thursday, Nov. 3, following a narcotics investigation by Nassau County Police. Officers busted the pair at around 10:40 p.m. at the Macy’s store in Manhasset, located on Northern Boulevard, police said. Further investigation turned up additional quantities of heroin and crystal methamphetamine, according to police. Dabson and Speller face multiple charges, including criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal p…
'Brazen Burglar' Sentenced For Role In Stealing $1M In Cash, Property From North Shore Homes 'Brazen Burglar' Sentenced For Role In Stealing $1M In Cash, Property From North Shore Homes
'Brazen Burglar' Sentenced For Role In Stealing $1M In Cash, Property From North Shore Homes For taking part in a lucrative burglary ring that targeted affluent homes on Long Island, a convicted felon will spend two decades in prison. Andres Zapata, age 24, of Queens, was sentenced to 20 years behind bars Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Nassau County Supreme Court. The sentence followed his jury conviction in April 2022 on seven counts of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of burglar tools. Prosecutors argued that Zapata and his co-defendants burglarized or attempted to burglarize eight houses in gated communities on the North Shore of Nassau County between May and…
Trio At Large After Robbery At High-End Manhasset Store Trio At Large After Robbery At High-End Manhasset Store
Trio At Large After Robbery At High-End Manhasset Store Police are searching for three suspects after a robbery that happened in broad daylight at a high-end Long Island store. The trio entered the Fendi store in Manhasset, located at 2110 Northern Blvd., at around at 4:50 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, and began to place merchandise into a bag, Nassau County Police said. The store manager witnessed the suspects as they passed all points of purchase without paying for the items, according to police.  When the 48-year-old manager/victim approached the suspects, they pushed and shoved her multiple times before exiting the store with the merchand…
Lehigh Valley Native, T-Mobile Customer Service Technician Dies After Brief Illness, 38 Lehigh Valley Native, T-Mobile Customer Service Technician Dies After Brief Illness, 38
Lehigh Valley Native, T-Mobile Customer Service Technician Dies After Brief Illness, 38 Lehigh Valley native and T-Mobile customer service technician Thomas Andrew Nazzaro died at St. Luke’s Hospital - Anderson Campus, Easton after a brief illness on Thursday, Sept. 1. He was 38. Born in Manhasset, NY, Thomas grew up in Bangor, where he graduated from Bangor High School in 2003, his obituary says. Thomas worked as a Customer Service Technician at T-Mobile. He enjoyed driving his Jeep, going to the firing range with his Dad and spending time with his family members and numerous friends. Thomas was a dedicated member of Life Church in Nazareth, his obituary says. Thomas leaves…
Police Seek Trio Accused Of Stealing $2,000 Worth Of Merchandise From Manhasset Store Police Seek Trio Accused Of Stealing $2,000 Worth Of Merchandise From Manhasset Store
Police Seek Trio Accused Of Stealing $2,000 Worth Of Merchandise From Manhasset Store Police are asking for the public’s help identifying three suspects who allegedly stole merchandise from several high-end stores on Long Island. The thefts occurred in Nassau County on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Americana Mall in Manhasset, police said. Two females and a male allegedly made off with $2,000 worth of merchandise taken from Bottega Veneta, Dior, and Gucci. Police released surveillance footage showing three Black suspects, two of them wearing sunglasses. Anyone who recognizes the trio is asked to contact Nassau County Police at 1-800-244-TIPS. Anonymous tips can also be submi…
Man Sentenced For Nassau County Burglary Spree Targeting Gated Communities On North Shore Man Sentenced For Nassau County Burglary Spree Targeting Gated Communities On North Shore
Man Sentenced For Nassau County Burglary Spree Targeting Gated Communities On North Shore A man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million in cash and items from homes in gated communities on the North Shore, the Nassau County District Attorney's Office said.  Brayan Castano, age 33, of Queens, was part of a group who stole or tried to steal from eight houses in Old Westbury, Manhasset, Jericho and Woodbury from May 2018 to September 2018, the office reports. Some of the stolen items included money, jewelry and designer handbags.  The group specifically chose gated communities with one entrance and exit and would often hit up the ne…
Manhasset Lawyers Accused Of Stealing $1M From Dead Client's Charity Manhasset Lawyers Accused Of Stealing $1M From Dead Client's Charity
Manhasset Lawyers Accused Of Stealing $1M From Dead Client's Charity Two Long Island lawyers are being sued by the New York Attorney General’s Office for allegedly stealing more than $1 million in funds earmarked for charity by a dead client. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Wednesday, April 27 that she has filed a civil complaint against lawyers Paul P. Marchese and Robin S. Maynard, both of Manhasset, for allegedly paying themselves with funds meant for a charitable foundation. According to the complaint, the client established a trust for her assets, and when she died, those assets were supposed to be transferred to a foundation she cr…
Man Convicted For North Shore Burglary Spree Man Convicted For North Shore Burglary Spree
Man Convicted For North Shore Burglary Spree A 23-year-old man has been convicted on multiple felony counts after going on a North Shore burglary spree on Long Island that net him and his co-conspirators more than $1 million in cash and goods from homes in gated communities. Nassau County District Attorney Anne Donnelly announced that Queens resident Andres Zapata has been convicted for his role in a pattern burglary spree, in which he and accomplices stole more than $1 million from homes on the North Shore. Specifically, Zapata was convicted by a jury trial on Tuesday, April 12 of: Seven counts of second-degree burglary; Attempted…
Manhasset Man Nabbed With 18 Handguns, Police Say Manhasset Man Nabbed With 18 Handguns, Police Say
Manhasset Man Nabbed With 18 Handguns, Police Say A Long Island man has been apprehended after police allegedly found 18 illegal weapons in his home. Matthew Spigner, age 69 of Manhasset was arrested on Thursday, April 7 at his home. Spigner was arrested on a warrant by members of the Nassau County Police, Homeland Security, Nassau County District Attorney's Office, and the US Postal Service. During the search, officers found 18 handguns, police said. Spigner was placed into police custody without incident and charged with: Criminal possession of a weapon first-degree Criminal possession of a weapon second-degree Two counts of criminal…
Fire Damages New Construction At Hospital In Manhasset, Police Say Fire Damages New Construction At Hospital In Manhasset, Police Say
Fire Damages New Construction At Hospital In Manhasset, Police Say A new surgical wing under construction at a Long Island hospital caught fire overnight causing significant damage. The fire started in Nassau County around 1 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at the  addition to North Shore Manhasset Hospital adjacent to the hospital in Manhasset. According to the Nassau County Police, arriving police and firefighters found an active fire in the new construction zone. Manhasset-Lakeville firefighters extinguished the fire with the assistance of surrounding departments, police said. The area under construction was not occupied and no injuries were rep…
Suspect At Large After Striking Victim With Glass Bottle At Long Island Bar Suspect At Large After Striking Victim With Glass Bottle At Long Island Bar
Suspect At Large After Striking Victim With Glass Bottle At Long Island Bar A suspect is at large after an overnight assault at a Long Island bar. It happened on Thursday, Nov. 25, at 2:30 a.m. in Manhasset. A 22-year-old man was inside Greens Irish Pub, located at 436 Plandome Road, when he became involved in a verbal argument with an unknown white adult man, Nassau County Police said. The subject struck the victim in the face with a glass bottle and fled the scene on foot, according to police.  The victim sustained lacerations to his face and was transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a nearby hospital for assessment and treatment, said police.…
These Long Island Zip Codes Among Top 100 Priciest In Country, New Report Says These Long Island Zip Codes Among Top 100 Priciest In Country, New Report Says
These Long Island Zip Codes Among Top 100 Priciest In Country, New Report Says A number of Long Island locations were listed among the most expensive zip codes in the United States this year based on residential sales, according to a new report. PropertyShark created its 2021 list of the most expensive US zip codes based on residential transactions closed between Jan. 1 and Oct. 22. Two Nassau County zip codes made this year's list. Old Westbury's 11568 was ranked 62nd, with a median sale price of $1,950,000, and Manhasset's 11030 was ranked 96th, with a median sale price of $1,647,000. The following zip codes in Suffolk County were also incl…
Man, Accomplices Stole $1M In Cash, Items From Gated Long Island Homes, DA Says Man, Accomplices Stole $1M In Cash, Items From Gated Long Island Homes, DA Says
Man, Accomplices Stole $1M In Cash, Items From Gated Long Island Homes, DA Says A man was convicted for his role in a pattern burglary ring that targeted homes in gated communities on the North Shore of Long Island. Brayan Castano, 33, of Elmhurst, Queens, was convicted on Friday, Oct. 22 in a jury trial of seven counts of burglary in the second degree, attempted burglary in the second degree, and possession of burglar’s tools.  Castano was acquitted of one count of burglary in the second degree. The trial began on Monday, Sept. 20. The jury deliberated for just over a day before rendering a verdict. Castano is due back for sentencing Tuesday, Jan. 11. The case …
Storm Ida: How Much Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Long Island Storm Ida: How Much Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Long Island
Storm Ida: How Much Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Long Island There have now been 42 confirmed fatalities after Ida battered the Northeast with historic rainfall and flash flooding. In New York City, more than 3 inches of rainfall fell in one hour in Central Park on Wednesday, Sept. 1, smashing the previous record. Here is a look at some rainfall totals from throughout Long Island compiled on the day after, on Thursday, Sept. 2 by the National Weather Service. Nassau County Glen Cove, 9.09 inches Levittown, 4.43 inches Locust Valley, 6.72 inches Lynbrook, 4.04 inches Manhasset, 5.29 inches Port Washington, 6.70 inches Syosset, 5.81&n…
Nassau County Police Officers Forced To Break Car Window To Rescue Distressed Infant Nassau County Police Officers Forced To Break Car Window To Rescue Distressed Infant
Nassau County Police Officers Forced To Break Car Window To Rescue Distressed Infant Two people were arrested after leaving a sweaty infant in distress in a parked car on Long Island for more than an hour, forcing first responders to break a window to render aid, police said. Nassau County Police said that a man and woman parked a 2019 Mercedes Benz in a parking lot outside a jewelry store on Northern Boulevard in Manhasset shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17 with a 1-year-old child asleep in a car seat inside the vehicle. Shortly thereafter, according to police, a woman witnessed that the child was alone, crying inside the car, and was unable to open the door, prom…