Syosset Week in Review: April 15-21

Drag racer convicted in vehicular manslaughter of senior, sudden spike in neighborhood burglaries, and a star of short stacks this week in Syosset.

The big news of the week was.

Everardo Nieto, 33, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter, aggravated vehicular assault, second-degree assault, and driving while intoxicated. Nassau County Judge Philip Grella sentenced Nieto to four to 12 years in prison Monday in the death of Myron Jacobs.

Crime stats this week showed

Disappointing many optimistic residents this week, a spike in Syosset and Plainview area burglaries broke the trend of low burglary counts.

A total of six burglaries were reported in the neighborhood, including three in Hicksville and one each in Syosset, Plainview, and Bayville.

This week in local business, .

The winner of the Readers' Choice Award for best pancakes in Syosset goes to . This breakfast hot spot is celebrating 30 years in Syosset thanks to simple quality service.

This week in sports,

There was determination in the faces and swagger in the collective step of the boys lacrosse team. Clearly the Chiefs had something to prove Thursday on the road against preseason top seed .

News from Town of Oyster Bay this week:

  • The 2012 summer heat may burn the paint off your car, but it won't melt the cards in your wallet. The Town of Oyster Bay announced they will hold pool fees for families and seniors at the same rate for the fifth season in a row.

  • Knife sharpeners, ice cream men, and other door-to-door salespeople will see discretion and some 21st century changes, according to
    A hearing at Tuesday's began the process of introducing new language and digital image fingerprinting to peddlers licensing.


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