Rocky Point claims Game 1 of Suffolk A baseball finals

Rocky Point beat Mount Sinai, 5-4, in extra-innings on a walk-off hit by pitch.

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Flags again planted at graves of fallen soldiers in Calverton National Cemetery

Thousands of volunteers, including Long Island scout troops, spent Saturday at Calverton National Cemetery planting flags at the graves of fallen soldiers to honor their service on Memorial Day weekend.

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To end gun violence, some LI religious leaders preach direct action over 'thoughts and prayers'

After the Texas elementary school massacre, they are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach.

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Suffolk Class C baseball final: Port Jefferson vs. Pierson

See the scenes from Port Jefferson vs. Pierson.

Frank Andriani scores on wild pitch to give Port Jefferson baseball Suffolk 'C' title

Andriani was hit by a pitch and moved to third on Evan Raymond's single.

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Cops: Man arrested on hate crime charges for threat

A Medford man who threatened to start a race war by killing white people was arrested on a hate crime charge Friday, Suffolk County police said.

Veterans home resident remembers friends who didn't make it back from Vietnam

A Memorial Day ceremony at the Long Island State Veterans Home, the first such ceremony since the coronavirus pandemic.

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Veterans gather for Memorial Day 
Suffolk DA: Bellport High School student arrested for making "shooting" threat 
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Bellport high student made online 'massive shooting' threat against school

The 16-year-old, who was not identified because of his age, was arrested after posting the threat on an Instagram page, according to Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney.

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Smithtown East vs. Ward Melville

See the scenes from Thursday's Suffolk A semifinal.

Joe Hobot's goal gives Smithtown East boys lacrosse Suffolk semifinal win over Ward Melville

Marcus Wertheim drew the defense and made a cross field pass to Hobot, who wired a shot to the top corner

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Kelp may help shellfish growth in acidified waters, SBU study says

Acidification stunts shell growth, but the study found kelp could offset that impact for species such as oysters, hard-shelled clams and blue mussels.

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Asking the Clergy: Commemorating Memorial Day

Memorial Day was established in 1868 as a time to decorate the graves of the war dead.

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My Turn: A flight that called on our higher selves

It started as a typical plane ride, notwithstanding the masks on all the passengers.

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Hauppauge medical-test maker to reopen factory in Malaysia

Chembio Diagnostics Inc. had closed the overseas plant in 2020 to focus on making COVID tests for the U.S. market.

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Mikaela Mooney, Felicia Giglio help Bayport-Blue Point girls lacrosse take Suffolk C championship

Phantoms' Felicia Giglio had seven saves and Mikaela Mooney had four goals.

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Suffolk Class C girls lacrosse final: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Shoreham-Wading River
Lily Berchin's OT winner lifts Westhampton girls lacrosse to Suffolk Class B title

Westhampton will play for the Long Island title agains the Nassau champ on June 5.

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Suffolk Class B girls lacrosse final: Westhampton vs. Comsewogue

See the scenes from Wednesday's title matchup. 

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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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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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

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

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Reports: Travis Barker, Kourtney Kardashian legally wed

People and TMZ reported Kardashian and Travis Barker were legally wed.

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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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Babylon vs. Center Moriches

Scenes from a Suffolk girls lacrosse game between Babylon and host Center Moriches on Wednesday.

Megan Magill drives Center Moriches past Babylon

She scores six goals and Isabella Burke had five as Red Devils prepare to defend their Suffolk Class D lacrosse title.

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Center Moriches vs. Islip

See the scenes from Tuesday's matchup.

Emma Powell fans 10, drives in winning run for Center Moriches

Powell pitched a complete game and had walk-off single in victory over Islip

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Rose Walton, influential Long Island LGBTQ advocate, dies at 85 

Walton successfully headed the quest to bring HIV/AIDS care to eastern Long Island and was an early champion for gay rights. 

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Matt Marlow, Joe Manfredi and Stephen Lukas found ways to win 

The three wrestlers captured state titles at the NY state wrestling championships in February.

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Easter egg hunts, brunches and parades on Long Island 

You can take photos, have brunch, see a parade and find colorful eggs filled with treats.

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Top 100 Long Island girls lacrosse players for 2022

A look at the top players across Long Island heading into the spring season.

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School Notebook: Bethpage team wins Long Island Ethics Bowl

"This was a big morale booster after a couple of years that have been challenging," said the team's coach Wendy Way.

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Nine LI bridges carrying more than 67,000 total vehicles in 'poor' condition

The bridges, carrying a total of more than 67,000 vehicles daily, are rated poor possibly because of issues with decking, support beams, piers or abutments, according to state Department of Transportation data and experts.

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Highest COVID hospitalizations came in majority Black, Latino areas, and places with low vaccination rates, analysis shows

People living in ZIP codes with the 50 lowest vaccination rates on LI were 39.4% more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 during the recent omicron surge than residents of the ZIP codes with the 50 highest vaccination rates.

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St. Patrick's Day parades on Long Island 

Irish pride swells on Long Island all month long.

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Jury selection in Thomas Valva murder case set for April 27

The trial of Michael Valva and his former fiancee Angela Pollina, who are charged with murdering the ex-cop's 8-year-old son Thomas Valva, will begin more than two years after the boy died when prosecutors said the defendants forced him to sleep in a freezing garage.

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