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 hourlong 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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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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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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Upcoming Events

Crossover Christian Church Service

Mar6

Crossover Christian Church services at the community center at Heritage Park.

Where

North Shore Heritage Park

633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.

Mt. Sinai, NY

11766

Phone: 631-509-0882

Price

free

Beginner Tai Chi Yang 24

Mar7

Relaxing, low impact, weight-bearing and aerobic exercise developed to enhance physical and mental health, held on Mondays for 12 weeks, register

Where

Heritage Community Center

633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.

Mt. Sinai, NY

11766

Phone: 631-509-0882

Price

$144 for 12 week session, $15 per class

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Mar7

Join Mrs. Ceramello for an informal monthly meeting, bring your current needle project to work on and share with the group, light refreshments will be served, cardholders only, masks are required, limit of 10, register

Where

Center Moriches Library

235 Main St.

Center Moriches, NY

11934-2405

Phone: 631-878-0940

Price

Free

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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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Long Island school budgets up for vote today: Most under tax cap, two call for overrides

Eighteen Long Island school districts have frozen tax rates, and four are calling for cuts. New Suffolk and Wainscott on the East End are seeking to pierce the tax cap.

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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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Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
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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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
Massapequa Starbucks first on Long Island to unionize

But workers at a Great Neck Starbucks narrowly rejected the union, according to a vote tally.

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Workers at 4th LI Starbucks file petition to unionize

Organizers at the coffee shop in Farmingville submitted 23 signed union cards Friday.

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Bald Hill celebrates 25 years of outdoor concerts

The Farmingville venue will celebrate 25 years of outdoor concerts on Aug. 5.

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Long Island's 2012 high school valedictorians: 10 years later

From becoming a traveling nurse to practicing magic on the side, 18 of LI's 2012 valedictorians shared their paths during the 10 years since high school. "Everything about my life has surprised me."

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$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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