Performers fleeing Ukranian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus 

The circus is here for 10 days this month. 

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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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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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Upcoming Events



English as a second language classes, held Saturdays, walk-ins welcome, all levels of experience are welcome


Ascension Lutheran Church

33 Bay Shore Rd.

Deer Park, NY


Phone: 631-667-4188



Quilting Workshop


Professional, expert quilters will assist novice and experienced quilters in this group setting, bring your own sewing machine and supplies, new patterns and projects are available each month


Deer Park Library

44 Lake Ave.

Deer Park, NY


Phone: 631-586-3000



Social Work Intern Assistance


One-on-one assistance for completing social work forms and applications, referrals to mental health resources and other topics


North Babylon Public Library

815 Deer Park Ave.

North Babylon, NY


Phone: 631-669-4020



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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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Island Empanada and Blue Point Brewing Co. to host Ukraine benefits
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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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Jack Trovato's four goals propel Islip boys lacrosse past Miller Place in Suffolk quarterfinals

"I really didn't even create my own shots," Trovato said. "My teammates were getting me open."

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Way to Go! Wantagh student designs tote bag for charity

Proceeds from bag sales benefit the John Theissen Children's Foundation.

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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Way to Go! Port Jefferson student named 'Shining Star'

Meara Kelly has helped raise thousands of dollars for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

Asking the Clergy: What is your favorite blessing?

Sharing stories of graces bestowed by rainbows and family members.

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Amazon Fresh opening on LI to be first in New York State, retailer says

Hiring is about to begin for the Oceanside store. Amazon Fresh supermarkets let shoppers pay digitally without going through checkout lines.

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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

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

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Wyandanch-Wheatley Heights Ambulance Corp. to build new substation

The ambulance company is buying property on Straight Path near Mount Avenue from Babylon Town to build the substation.

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Districts budget for improvements, aim to keep taxes low

Long Island's 124 school districts are proposing average spending increases of 4.17% for 2022-23, a Newsday survey found. Average tax collections are due to rise only 1.54%.

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Long Island 'Voice' finalist Bella DeNapoli drops first album

Top 20 finalist Bella DeNapoli has dropped her debut album, "Three Letters."

Three sought in $19G cosmetics theft at Tanger Outlets Deer Park, Suffolk police say

Police said the suspects loaded the items into several large shopping bags before fleeing the premises.

Rise in crime on LIRR could be scaring off some riders, Lieber says 

MTA officials said they are taking new measures to address a recent rise in crime on the rails.

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Crime is up on LIRR and ridership has stalled
Babylon Town, LI group to discuss revitalization plans for Deer Park

Babylon Town and Vision Long Island will meet with residents and business owners Saturday to discuss ways of revitalizing the hamlet, including the creation of a more defined downtown.

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Asking the Clergy: What is your Mother's Day sermon?

This week's clergy talk about motherhood's joys, sorrows and responsibilities.

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Price uncertainty clouds needed HVAC repairs at Wyandanch library

The exact nature of the repairs, who is doing them and how much they will cost remains unclear, even to trustees, though a Hauppauge company priced the fixes at $1.2M to $1.5M.

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Wheatley Heights summer camp withdraws application for 'glamping' in its woods

Last month neighbors responded in force and negatively to the plan that would have allowed overnight guests to sleep in temporary tents on the Usdan summer camp grounds as part of an arts program for adults.

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Bubble Palooza and Color Fun Run Festival coming to Tanger Outlets Deer Park

The event features family-friendly activities, vendors and more. 

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LI volunteer helps ease the pain of disasters

At any hour, volunteers like Magnolia Chiri, in red and white "Disaster Relief" vests, fan out across Long Island to comfort those beset by tragedy.

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Challenger bests longtime incumbent in Wyandanch library trustee race

The tally from the April 5 election was 112 votes for newcomer Kisha Carter and 105 for Nancy Holliday, said the board vice president. The board has not confirmed the outcome, though the director of Suffolk's library system said: "The person with the most votes, as counted on election night, wins."

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The Column: Glamping just isn't in my nature

No Pendleton bathrobe or 400-count percale bedsheet will lure me into a tent.

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Information highway makes training exit in Wyandanch

The Earn & Learn program, offered for the first time at a school, provides high school students with twice-weekly afterschool workshops in in-demand technology jobs through an initiative between Suffolk County, a pair of nonprofits and a local business.

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Newsday's All-Long Island boys basketball team 2022

See who earned top honors in Newsday's 60th annual All-LI boys basketball team.

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Lynbrook feather factory to make way for apartments

The nearly $104M project will replace the old feather plant with a 278,000-square-foot building.

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