Nassau Division II tennis team final: Wheatley vs. Friends Academy

Scenes from the Nassau Division II tennis team final between Wheatley and Friends Academy on Monday at Eisenhower Park.

Jeremy Ruckert signs four-year deal with Jets

Lindenhurst product signed his rookie contract flanked by his parents and brothers.

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New Babylon hair salon, Good Day, lets independent stylists rent out space

Services include gender neutral haircuts, styling, color and balayage.

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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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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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Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
LI bottle collector digs up history, gives a peek into the past
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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Pedestrian, 74, seriously hurt after being hit by SUV in Wyandanch

The pedestrian, who was crossing Lake Drive, was struck by an unlicensed driver, police said.

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LI Special Olympics opening ceremony
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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For these LI moms, 'just breastfeed' not the solution to infant formula shortage

Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.

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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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Syosset vs. Farmingdale

See the scenes from the Nassau baseball matchup.

Alex Larson rebounds to lift Syosset baseball in Game 1 vs. Farmingdale

Syosset hosts Farmingdale in Game 2 of the Class AA quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Motorcyclist hit boy, 11, in West Babylon, Suffolk police say 

Police said the motorcyclist was charged with reckless endangerment after investigators reviewed surveillance footage of the collision provided by the child's mother.

What it's like to ride Adventureland's new coaster, FireBall

Adventureland is now open for its 60th season.

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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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A dog festival comes to Port Jefferson and more pet events this summer

Dock-diving, a dog performance sport making waves in pet-centric circles across the nation, will be making a splash at the festival.

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Alexa Ayotte nets winner as Port Jefferson gains final

Breaks a tie at 13 with 30 seconds left in thrilling finish of Suffolk Class D semi.

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Public hearing on proposed $4M tax break for East Farmingdale apartments

A public hearing will be held Wednesday on a proposed tax break for an East Farmingdale apartment complex that would save the developer more than $4 million in property taxes.

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1-800-Flowers founder joins Rechler, Lohan, Mooch in crowded podcast field

LI business figures seeking their niche amid 4 million podcasts don't just talk shop.

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Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
Amityville unveils 40 projects for $10M revitalization funds

An 18-member Local Planning Committee of leaders and residents must vote on which projects to pursue by July 7, said Mayor Dennis Siry. All projects must begin within two years.

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LI college graduation guide: 'Class of 2022 has persevered'

Long Island's colleges and universities are planning commencement ceremonies that largely return to pre-pandemic traditions.

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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 partyboats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

They've got all you need to go fishing — bait, tackle — and they'll clean your catch, too.

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C-47 'Gooney Bird' transport plane pilot
Airpower museum's D-Day flight postponed due to rain

Predicted rainy weather this weekend has delayed the "living history flight" until July, officials at the East Farmingdale museum said.

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Faith Calendar: Worship and events from May 15 to 22

Long Island's religious communities offer a variety of events each week.

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Twins in two LI school districts named valedictorian and salutatorian
Twins are valedictorian, salutatorian at 2 LI high schools 

To have twins graduate with such competitive academic achievement is so rare that administrators and teachers at the two schools said they don't recall it happening in recent memory.

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Major LIRR schedule changes rolling out this month

The changes take effect May 23. Others are happening this weekend.

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Trio tried to rob boys in Nassau County park, police say

The trio used a pellet gun as they tried to rob the five boys Tuesday in Allen Park in South Farmingdale, police said.

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3 new play and support group venues for kids open on Long Island

A play area with a tubular, winding slide, a ball pit, and play area with toys lets kids explore open play.

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WWII comes to life for students at Old Bethpage armor museum

The Friday program, which features operational armor in open woods meant to resemble France during World War II, will also connect the conflict with Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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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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