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You know you're from Nassau, Suffolk turns 50

Regardless of your heritage, you've celebrated Irish Day

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For more than a year, newsday.com has been compiling pictures chronicling the key sites, sounds and characteristics that define Nassau and Suffolk counties.

We’ve now reached 50 pictures each for “You know you’re from Nassau” and “You know you’re from Suffolk.”

We’re curious how we’ve done. Take a look at both galleries (click here for Nassau; click here for Suffolk), and in the comments...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

It's Day 3 of Newsday's Town Focus in

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Good afternoon, Long Island. Thanks for visiting the Long Island Now live blog post for Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.

We're winding down for the day, but here are a few things to keep an eye on.

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TOWN FOCUS

Newsday community journalist Tara Conry is back in The Massapequas Wednesday as our "Town Focus" continues. 

Today,...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police

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Welcome to the live Long Island Now post for Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

We've wrapped Monday's live coverage.

To view a daily roundup of Twitter updates from Newsday and its reporters, scroll down.

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CRIME STOPPER ALERT

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County police Fourth Precinct are seeking the public’s...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Thanks for visiting the LI Now live post for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

We're winding it down and wishing everyone a wonderful weekend.

Here are a few things to keep an eye on.

EMERGENCY WATER MAIN REPAIR

From the Suffolk County Water Authority: There will be a shutdown of water services due to the emergency repair of water main in Central Islip on Carlton Avenue, south of Earl...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

The New York Lottery today announced that the

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Good afternoon, Long Island. Thanks for visiting the Long Island Now live blog post for Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.

We're winding down for the day.

But here are a few things to keep an eye on.

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WINNING LOTTO TICKET

Check your tickets, Long Islanders.

The New York Lottery announced Thursday that the...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Welcome to the LI Now live post for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

We've concluded Wednesday's live coverage, but here is a recap of some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day and a look at meetings happening Wednesday night.

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Customers gas up their car at Costco Wholesale

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Welcome to the live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.

We've wrapped Tuesday's live coverage, but here's a quick recap of some of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.

To view a daily roundup of Twitter updates from Newsday and its reporters, scroll down.

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COSTCO STATION...

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Breast cancer screening for women 50 and older

Nassau County Legis. Laura M. Schaefer is sponsoring

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Women ages 50 and older can attend a Sept. 18 breast cancer screening event in Westbury.

The screening, scheduled from 8:45 a.m. to noon, is to be held at the Westbury Recreation Center at 348 Post Ave.

The event is sponsored by Nassau County Legis. Laura Schaefer (R-Westbury).

The Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will provide the examinations.

Visitors with...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Long Island Rail Road passengers at Penn Station

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Good afternoon Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now live post for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

We've wrapped Friday's live coverage, but take a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.

To view a daily roundup of tweets from Newsday and its staff, scroll down.

Mobile users can click the link above to access our live coverage. 

TRAFFIC AND...

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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Suffolk County police released a surveillance image of

This is the LI Now live post for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

We've wrapped Thursday's live coverage, but take a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.

To view a daily roundup of tweets from Newsday and its staff, scroll down.

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COAST GUARD RESCUES HEART ATTACK VICTIM 

The...

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