🌱 Glen Cove Dr.’s PPP Scam + Garden City’s Cannabis Prohibition


Good morning, Mineola! It’s Tuesday, so let’s get you started with everything you need to know going on around Mineola today.

First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and windy. High: 51, low: 35.

Here are the top stories today in Mineola:

  1. A Glen Cove doctor faces up to 30 years in jail for pleading guilty to swindling almost $4 million in COVID-19 economic relief loans from the U.S. federal government. Prosecutors charge that Konstantino Zarkadas, 48, obtained 11 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDLP) loans and misused them for personal luxury items, including a down payment on a $1.75 million yacht. (Glen Cove Patch)
  2. On the heels of Mineola‘s recent decision to block the selling of marijuana, the Village of Garden City followed suit and opted out of allowing the sale of cannabis products. The Garden City Board of Trustees voted 7-0 against permitting marijuana, with a new law, “Cannabis Prohibition,” being…

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