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Josh Stewart, newsday.com's Nassau County community editor, previously covered Syosset for Patch.com and was associate managing editor of the Long Island Press. He is originally from Belmont, N.C., and graduated from Gaston College.
Valley Stream resident Joe Taglic advanced Friday night in the “Jeopardy!” Teen Tournament.
Taglic, 17, finished second in the episode that aired Friday, earning one of the wild card spots in the semifinals. His semifinal episode will air Tuesday at 7 p.m. on WABC-TV.
He has only been watching the show since last year, but is a longtime fan of trivia. He helped create the Quiz Bowl team...Read more »
It was a seal release that went swimmingly.
Birdie, a gray seal pup who was rescued April 17 in Far Rockaway, Queens, returned to her natural home Saturday morning during a release event under the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays.
The event was organized by the Riverhead Foundation, which nursed Birdie back to health after she arrived suffering from a swollen flipper and respiratory...Read more »
LIRR commuters braced for the worst and sided with the MTA before a potential strike was averted Thursday, according to a newsday.com “mood graph.”
The graph, which received more than 4,000 responses Tuesday and Wednesday, asked readers to click on a box that asked how hopeful they were of a strike being averted and whether they supported the MTA or the unions, on a scale of 1-9. They were...Read more »
The star of Floral Park Memorial High School’s prom matched a black jacket with a Batman T-shirt, and sported sneakers with red shoe laces and soles that lit up when he walked.
Ethan Demmers, 5, wasn’t inside Jericho’s Milleridge Inn for 5 seconds before teacher Christin Mason scooped him up.
“Are you my prom date tonight?” she kidded.
Ethan walked in with his dad, Floral Park...Read more »