Huntington Man Accused of Fraud on Disability Benefits

Anthony Ragusa, 50, of Huntington has been arrested on charges of  fraudulently collecting more than $200,000 in disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. The office of New York Attorney General Letitia James said Thursday that, from 2013 to 2020, Ragusa falsely represented to the Read More …

From Albany: ‘Operation Hardhat,’ Report on Voter Intimidation

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State Police and another law enforcement agency issued 444 tickets during last week’s Operation Hardhat, an initiative between law enforcement entities, the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Thruway Authority, to crack Read More …

From Albany: Food Banks to Benefit From Price-Gouging Case

Food banks will be the beneficiaries after New York Attorney General Letitia James  secured 1.2 million eggs in a settlement involving price gouging. She signed an agreement with Hillandale Farms Corporation, ending an August 2020 lawsuit  on charges of  illegally gouging the prices of eggs in Read More …

Update: James Challenges Cuomo on Count of Covid-19 Nursing Home Deaths

Updated: General Letitia James Thursday accused the Cuomo administration of undercounting the number of Covid-19 deaths of patients at nursing homes. State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker replied that the state numbers were not an undercount of the total number of the deaths but rather Read More …

Some Airlines to Require Covid-19 Testing for Flights From U.K. to New York

Gov.  Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines have agreed to require testing before allowing passengers to board plans from the United Kingdom to the United States because of concerns about a mutated strain of Covid-19 in the country. Travel Read More …

Dix Hills Man Indicted on Deed-Theft Charges

A Dix Hills resident has been indicted on charges of filing two fraudulent deeds to fraudulently acquire ownership of two residential homes,  New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday. Frank Torres, 60, of Dix Hills, and Andy Francis, 62, of Elmont,  are each charged Read More …