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Plainview-Old Bethpage High School graduation includes 9 sets of twins

From left, Rahul Chabria, Trisha Chabria, Justin Pinsky,

(Credit: Tara Conry)

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School principal James Murray rattled off a list of statistics Sunday about the Class of 2014 while speaking at the school’s commencement.

He said the graduates included 13 Academic Excellence Award recipients, 15 National Merit scholars, four Siemens semifinalists, and one semifinalist from the Intel Science Talent Search.

And then there was...

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Flying upside-down in a Bethpage Air Show stunt plane

Newsday community journalist Tara Conry went up in

With a parachute on my back and my seat belt pulled as tightly as possible, I stared out the window of Lt. Col. John Klatt’s Air National Guard MXS stunt plane Wednesday morning, not knowing what to expect.

Klatt, a 24-year member of the Air National Guard and aerobatic pilot, was giving me a front-row seat to some of the stunts he’ll be performing in this weekend’s Bethpage Air Show at Jones...

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