Detective: Victim of Stop & Shop shooting ID'd suspect from ambulance

The hearing was held to decide what evidence could be used at the trial of Gabriel Wilson, a Stop & Shop worker accused of killing the West Hempstead store manager and firing on 5 co-workers. 

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Pre-trial hearing for alleged Stop & Shop shooter
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling receives a hometown hero's salute in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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UFC champion Aljamain Sterling honored at hometown Uniondale High School
Aljamain Sterling Day at Uniondale High School

Upcoming Events

Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group

Mar7

This program provides ongoing socialization, emotional support and friendship opportunities along with support respite and resources

Where

The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC

207 Grove Ave.

Cedarhurst, NY

11516

Phone: 516-569-6733

Price

$10

Pilates for All

Mar8

A full body workout including both strengthening the core and lengthening of all muscle groups, all levels welcome, register

Where

The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC

207 Grove Ave.

Cedarhurst, NY

11516

Phone: 516-569-6733

Price

$15 per session

Parkinson's Support Group

Mar8

Weekly, year round activity center for Parkinsonians, spouses and their families

Where

The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC

207 Grove Ave.

Cedarhurst, NY

11516

Phone: 516-569-6733

Price

$7

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Winning Take 5 ticket worth $18,060 sold in Long Beach

The only winner statewide had all five midday draw numbers correct.

Day trips on Long Island, in New York City to take this summer

Here are spots to visit and excursions to try that offer fun for everyone this season. 

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Plainedge vs. Calhoun

Scenes from a Nassau Class A baseball quarterfinal between Plainedge and host Calhoun on Sunday.

Dan Bondi pitches Calhoun past Plainedge

Alec Edwards' homer backs Colts starter in Nassau Class A quarterfinal win.

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Cops: Driver killed on Southern State after hitting tree

The vehicle was heading east near the exit for the Wantagh State Parkway when the driver struck the tree, a State Police spokesman said.

Preserving 'a little bit of history.' LI man's antique bottle collection gives a peek into the past.

Mike Cavanaugh takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.

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Bethpage Air Show's lone female aerobatic stunt pilot once feared flying

Jessy Panzer, one of the few female aerobatic air show performers and air racers active in the United States, will perform at the Jones Beach show on Memorial Day weekend.

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LI bottle collector digs up history, gives a peek into the past
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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New drug that could save lives in COVID fight is here

Paxlovid dramatically reduces the chances of hospitalization or death for those at high risk of severe COVID-19. But many Long Islanders are still unaware of it, and some are nervous about taking it.

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Clarke baseball tops Carey, advances to host Mepham in Nassau quarterfinal

Rams host Mepham Sunday and if Clarke wins, they'll play a doubleheader.

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'KKK' spraypainted on East Meadow medical clinic, Nassau police say

The graffiti was found at an Urgent Care on Hempstead Turnpike, police said.

Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner coming to Eternal Con

"Six Million Dollar Man" and "Bionic Woman" will be at Hofstra July 2 and 3.

'I never thought I was going to hear the C word ... it was like a cruel joke'

Tim McCabe, of North Bellmore, said doctors found two cancerous tumors while he was undergoing a liver transplant. He gave himself a day to be angry about it, then moved on to face his latest health challenge.

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North Bellmore resident alive thanks to organ donors
Racial demographics rapidly shifting in Long Island schools

Students of color have gone from being the minority to the majority in 32 Long Island districts over the past 20 years, a Newsday analysis found.

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Changing demographics of LI schools
School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

'The William Floyd Youth & Government program continues to be the gold standard.'

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Nassau vigils call for peace, end to gun violence

Nearly 100 Village of Hempstead elected officials, clergy, law enforcement and local residents held a vigil Tuesday outside village hall to pray for racial equality and for the victims of the mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket.

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Hempstead to Buffalo after mass shooting: You are 'not alone'
Shelby Modell, matriarch of sporting goods company, dies at 98

Shelby Modell's "whole life was dedicated to helping people," her son said.

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Police respond to JCC in Lawrence after bomb threat made via email

After conducting a "thorough and systematic search" of the building and area, Nassau police said they found no evidence of any credible dangers.

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Global supply chain 'a disaster' for Long Island pavement firm

Local business owners said they have been hampered by shipping delays at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The backups have slowed the arrival of key ingredients for products, cutting into businesses' bottom lines. 

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Hewlett man found guilty in 2020 in Hempstead stabbing

After a verbal altercation Keith Pooler 56, stabbed the victim in the heart with a steak knife, authorities said.

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Discounter nicknamed 'Kosher Costco' plans Long Island entry

Bingo Wholesale plans to open a 61,669-square-foot store in a space that a Stop & Shop supermarket vacated in 2020.

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Valley Stream man accused of taking kickbacks from workers at Queens school

Komal Singh, 52, a foreman on a construction project, is accused of requiring workers pay him $50 for each day they worked, prosecutors said.

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'Shark Tank' features Long Island founder of men's cosmetics company Stryx

A Lawrence entrepreneur and his business partner pitch their men's cosmetics line to the sharks on Friday's episode.

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School aid being used for extended day, technology strategies, small-group instruction

With hundreds of millions of dollars in extra state and federal aid coming into districts, a frequent question has been how best the money can be used to help students make up for time lost and in boosting achievement. 

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Four LI hospitals get 'A' rating by nonprofit watchdog

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, Mather Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital–Long Island each got the top score from the Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group.

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Schools offer additional support for students thanks to state and federal aid 
Ross Mathews weds Wellinthon García in Mexico

Comic and TV personality Mathews and Long Island educator García were married Saturday at a Puerto Vallarta resort.

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Thanks, Mom: LI high school athletes pay tribute for Mother's Day

Each Mother's Day, Newsday invites Long Island high school student-athletes to honor their mothers with personal letters.

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Three ex-'Real Housewives' to dish at Long Island event 

Jill Zarin, Vicki Gunvalson and Caroline Manzo will appear in Patchogue.

LI woman honored for helping families affected by rare diseases 

Nicole Drey, a licensed master social worker who counsels families with special needs children, has been named the 2022 "What's Great in Our State" Family / Caregiver Award recipient.

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