Police find dad, 3 sons lost in 6,000-acre Suffolk park 

The family was able to reach 911 just before the father's cellphone battery died and Suffolk officers conducted an hour-long search to find them.

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Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

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Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
On abortion issue and Roe, beliefs of LI Christians mirror U.S.

Christian Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the island. 

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20+ things to do this Memorial Day weekend on Long Island

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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Upcoming Events

Virtual: Book Club - The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot

Mar8

Online discussion of the novel "The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot" by Marianne Cronin, register for a Zoom link

Where

Brookhaven Library

273 Beaver Dam Rd.

Brookhaven, NY

11719

Phone: 631-286-1923

Price

Free

Sayville Bohemia Homemakes

Mar9

Come for crafts, classes, lunch, community services projects, and conversation, ladies can come and check it out before committing to joining

Where

Henrietta Acampora Recreation Center

39 Montauk Hwy.

Blue Point, NY

11715-1111

Price

Free trial, $20 yearly membership

Vietnam Veterans of America

Mar25

Chapter 11 meets, new members welcome, no meetings in July

Where

Brookhaven Dept. of Parks Recreation and Sports and Cultural Resource

286 Hawkins Road

Centereach, NY

11720

Phone: 631-451-6100

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Newsday Athlete of the Week is Floyd boys lacrosse's Connor Murtha

Senior had 22 goals and 11 assists this season.

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Courtney Quinn leads Ward Melville girls lacrosse to Suffolk final

Had two goals and two assists in win over Floyd.

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Center Moriches girls lacrosse wins its second straight Suffolk Class D title

Megan Magill gets three goals, two assists and Lauren Spivak scores four goals.

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First responders recognized for successful use of CPR at ceremony in Dix Hills

The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council presented awards Saturday to police, fire, ambulance and other emergency personnel for successfully administering CPR to victims.

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Mia's Ice Cream Kitchen in Selden serves flavors inspired by community
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Teens injured when driver, 17, crashes on LIE, Suffolk police say

One of the teens was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

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Centereach man pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of wife, Suffolk DA says

The body of Melissa Molinari, who was stabbed 58 times, was found in the Pine Barrens wrapped in garbage bags and duct tape, prosecutors said.

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Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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Port Jefferson vs. Center Moriches

See the scenes from Friday's playoff matchup.

Stephen Bayer propels Port Jefferson to Class D Suffolk boys lacrosse title

Bayer scored five goals and Kyle Scandale had three goals and a key assist.

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Deer Park man gets 21 years in prison for wife's killing

Paul Bonny, 35, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the November 2020 fatal shooting, prosecutors said.

Sheriff's honors for one who dreamed of joining the ranks 

Two years after Philip Joseph "PJ" Fusaro's death, his memory lives on as the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office and others celebrated his legacy. 

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Suffolk sheriff posthumously honors William Floyd graduate 
Stony Brook women fall to North Carolina in NCAA lacrosse tourney

Seawolves finish 16-3 after falling in the quarterfinals for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

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Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Catherine Meyers pitches 1-hitter as Sayville softball wins playoff opener

Giovanna Calicchio had three hits and an RBI in victory over Mount Sinai.

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Love Story: They met at 16 as Modell's co-workers

We got engaged in 1971, after Ernie surprised me with a ring in my Easter basket.

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Asking the Clergy: What is your favorite blessing?

Sharing stories of graces bestowed by rainbows and family members.

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Memorial ceremony honors fallen Nassau police officers

The Nassau police department's annual memorial ceremony honors officers killed in the line of duty, officers who died from COVID-19 or a Sept. 11-related cancer, and police department retirees who died in the past 12 months.

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LI museums celebrate Asian Heritage Month

Check out the exhibits at Wang Center, Hecksher Museum and Westbury Arts.

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Cops: Woman arrested in Holtsville hit-run that killed 2 men

The two men were working on a pickup truck when they were struck, police said.

1-bedroom garden apartment in Coram asks $150,000

The co-op, in the North Isle Village complex, has access to swimming pools, gym

Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Long Island school board elections get 'nasty'

Political and advocacy groups increasingly have been injecting themselves into traditionally nonpartisan school board elections on Long Island, endorsing candidates, assisting in campaigns and inflaming divisions ahead of the May 17 vote.

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House fire doesn't stop this couple from getting married
Days before their wedding, a fire took everything. Or so they thought.

When a blaze destroyed their condo, a Middle Island couple was left to rebuild their life together as it was just starting. A community swooped in to help.

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2 men found fatally shot in Selden home, Suffolk police say

Police said the men were found by detectives following a lead on a missing person case.

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2 men found dead in Selden house
$5M property tax cut proposed in William Floyd School District
Suffolk man charged in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist, police say

A Coram man has been charged with fleeing the scene of a crash that killed a bicyclist earlier this month, Suffolk police said.

William Floyd school district proposes $5M property tax cut

Under the tax reduction plan, one of the region's biggest, the district's proposed tax levy for the 2022-23 school year would drop nearly 5% from the current year's figure.

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Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans
Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans

Since 2016, ultra-marathoner Eva Casale has run a series of marathons to benefit local VFWs and other military service organizations, as well as veterans and their families.

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Two people shot in Coram parking lot, Suffolk cops say

The two people, who were not identified, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

School Notebook: Robotics teams win Chairman's Award

This year's competition had a theme of "Rapid React."

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