Uninhabited Hicksville house torn down by Town of Oyster Bay

The demolition ends a yearslong legal battle between the Town of Oyster Bay, JPMorgan Chase bank and insurance officials and homeowner Doina Almazon.

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Free food program extended through summer

Congress passed the $3 billion Keep Kids Fed Act on June 24, as a free food program that had been authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture was scheduled to expire.

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John Hartz, longtime North Babylon teacher, administrator, dies at 75

A teacher and coach, Hartz "had a genuine affection for kids," said Janet Hartz, his wife of 49 years. 

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99 Plainedge school employees affected in cyber incident

A data breach at Plainedge Public Schools in June exposed names, phone numbers, emails and ID numbers, according to a report the district filed with the state Education Department.

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Northport red-tailed hawk attacks again

“There was a jogger on Main Street that it swooped down on and then there was a woman gardening in a church parking lot that got attacked,” Northport Police Chief Chris Hughes said.

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Jury convicts Levittown man in machete killing of grandmother

Jurors found Benjamin Lopez, 27, guilty of first and second-degree murder, along with assault, robbery, burglary and weapon charges in connection with the Sept. 13, 2017, afternoon intrusion at Pizzichemi's home in Levittown.

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LGBT youth prom in Hauppauge back to breaking barriers in person

After two virtual events, the prom returned to the LGBT Network in Hauppauge, where attendees between 13 and 21 were "free to live their true authentic selves," said network founder David Kilmnick.

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