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Long Islander, 101, to be honored for volunteer service at weather agency open house

Richard Hendrickson, 101, demonstrates how he collects temperature

(Credit: AP)

Weather enthusiasts are invited to visit an open house Sunday at the National Weather Service office for a behind-the-scenes look at how forecasters work in these days of Doppler radar and sophisticated computer models. Attendees also will hear about a Bridgehampton farmer who'll be recognized for his eight decades of service as a volunteer observer for the weather service. Richard...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, July 21, 2014

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer was in Old Westbury

(Credit: Newsday / Laura Figueroa)

Good afternoon, Long Islanders, and welcome to another workweek.

We've closed down our live blog for Monday, July 21, 2014.

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TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT

SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY. One lane will be closed between Exit 39 and Exit 46 for road...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Nassau County police are searching for this man,

(Credit: NCPD)

We've closed down our live post for the day, but there's lots to review.

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POLICE SEEK BANK ROBBER

Nassau County police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed a Chase bank in Bethpage on Wednesday, July 2. The suspect, pictured above, entered...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, July 14, 2014

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast addresses the media on

We're closing down our live post for the day, but there's lots to review, especially when it comes to the latest on the potential Long Island Rail Road strike.

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MTA CHIEF ADDRESSES MEDIA. Addressing the media after talks with LIRR unions broke down earlier...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Good afternoon, Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Wednesday, July 9, 2014.

We've wrapped up the live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following throughout the day.

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WANTED

Suffolk...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Good afternoon, Long Island. Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

We've wrapped Tuesday's live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following.

Scroll down to see Twitter and Instagram updates from Newsday and its staff including the latest from transportation reporter Alfonso Castillo, who is following the developments...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, July 7, 2014

The statue shows a half-naked woman with an

(Credit: News 12)

Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Monday, July 7, 2014.

The live coverage has concluded, but Newsday will be covering the following meeting tonight. Below, you will also find a rundown of some of the stories we've been following today including a fatal plane crash.

To see the latest Twitter and Instagram updates from the Newsday team, scroll down.

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Thursday, July 3, 2014

An overnight fire caused substantial damage to a

(Credit: Lou Minutoli)

Thank you for visiting Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Thursday, July 3, 2014.

We're shutting it down for the day and wishing everyone a safe and happy long Fourth of July weekend.

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FIRE

Firefighters from the Baldwin Fire Department...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Thank you for visiting the Newsday Towns live blog for July 2, 2014. We're shutting it down, but here are some things to keep an eye on.

ROAD CLOSURE FOR JULY 4TH

The annual Fourth of July fireworks display at Bald Hill will shut down County Road 83 (North Ocean Avenue) between Granny Road and Route 25 on Friday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., according to an advisory released Wednesday by the...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Two baby bald eagles, rare to Long Island,

(Credit: Jim Colligan)

Welcome to Newsday's Long Island Now live post for Tuesday, July 1, 2014. 

Today's live coverage has concluded, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following, and a few meetings Newsday reporters will be covering Tuesday night.

Scroll down to see a daily roundup of tweets and Instagram updates from Newsday and its reporters, editors and photographers.

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