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New Half Hollow Hills East High School cheerleading coach Kelly Cabasso plans to start a "big sisters, little sisters" like mentorship program among her team members.
This season has shown the need to have someone to lean on.
The Thunderbird cheer squad was making the best out of a tough season during homecoming festivities at the school Saturday, showing off enthusiasm despite their...Read more »
Southampton Village Police said they're looking for a man who is suspected of stealing a designer handbag from a store earlier this month.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest.
Crime Stoppers and village police released a surveillance image Monday of a man they said is suspected of stealing a light brown Hermes Bolide bag on Sept....Read more »
Wearing a crown atop his head, Oyster Bay High School homecoming king Francis Kalombo Ngoy smiled and waved as he rode in the school’s homecoming parade Saturday in a Mustang convertible.
The 17-year-old senior was enjoying his moment in the spotlight especially since lately he’s found himself on the sidelines.
Last season, Kalombo Ngoy was a top scorer for Oyster Bay’s boys varsity...Read more »
Sewanhaka High School seniors Diane Cuervo and Sohaib Agha spent most of their high school careers racing to the finish line as members of the boys and girls cross country teams.
This week however, the duo finished first in another type of race -- the one for homecoming king and queen. Cuervo and Agha were honored at the school’s homecoming football game against Long Beach High School Saturday.
“I...Read more »
The Rocky Point High School varsity football team put their helmets aside and brought out their best dance moves Friday during the halftime show at the all-girls Powder Puff football game, held the night before Saturday's homecoming game.
Junior and senior girls put on their war paint and faced off in a friendly flag football match organized by the varsity cheerleading team, with teachers...Read more »
Three people are wanted for grand larceny in connection with the theft of sunglasses last Sunday in Bay Shore, according to a news release from the Suffolk County Police Department.
Two men and a woman entered the Macy’s at Westfield South Shore Mall, placed several pairs of sunglasses in a shopping bag and left the store around 3 p.m., police said.
Anyone with information can call Crime...Read more »
Wearing a shoulder-length blonde wig, fishnet stockings and a black bodysuit, Chris DeCarlo showed up to this year’s Fool’s Paradise Drag Party on Fire Island channeling Madonna’s look in her “Turn Up the Radio” music video.
Other male guests rocked Madge’s Rockford Peaches uniform from her role in the movie, “A League of Their Own.” There were white lacy “Like a Virgin” Madonnas, “Material...Read more »
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LIRR TO OFFER SERVICE FOR WORLD MAKERS FAIRE
From Sept. 20-21, trains running on the Port Washington Branch will make stops...Read more »
The Huntington Town Board has authorized a $2.3 million bond for the emergency reconstruction of the Halesite Bulkhead.
The bulkhead was damaged in the record Aug. 13 rainfall.
It was already slated for repair next year, but the storm created sinkholes across the North Shore and made the Halesite spot too vulnerable to wait.
“It started to give,” Town Supervisor Frank Petrone said...Read more »
The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency has approved a $16 million tax cut package for the Ronkonkoma Hub retail and residential project.
The package -- including exemptions from sales and use taxes on purchases of construction equipment and building material -- was approved unanimously during an IDA board meeting Wednesday.
The IDA board also approved plans allowing developer...Read more »