Talking with Rich Cohen about his 'Negotiator' dad

Onetime Syosset resident Herbie Cohen worked with presidents, the FBI, the CIA.

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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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Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson and others depart 'SNL'

Sea Cliff Emmy winner McKinnon, Davidson, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney bid farewell to the show during its season 47 finale.

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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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Upcoming Events

Veterans Business Outreach Program


The U.S. Small Business Administration's Veterans Business Outreach Program helps veterans and service-disabled veterans interested in starting or growing their own business. The program features business training, counseling, technical assistance and mentoring for veterans who are already business owners or who want to become business owners. Free one-to-one counseling is available, Call 631-370-8892 or 877-875-VETS.


Farmingdale State College

Route 110

Farmingdale, NY


Phone: 631-420-2000

Golf Fitness Program


Enhance your golf game with a functional movement screening by a Titleist Performance Institute certified instructor, for ages 16 and older, rain or shine, register


Bethpage State Park Golf Course

99 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.

Farmingdale, NY


Phone: 516-249-0700


$20 per class

America's Eight First Ladies from New York State


Historian Elizabeth Kahn Kaplan will discuss the lives of the 8 First Ladies who were born in New York State, limit of 30, masks are advised, register


Farmingdale Village Hall

361 Main St.

Farmingdale, NY


Phone: 516-249-0093



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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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Plans made to erect memorial to baymen in Oyster Bay

The baymen's work, pulling up shellfish from the bottom of the bay, will be memorialized in a bronze figure sitting in his boat.

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LI Special Olympics opening ceremony
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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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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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Kate McKinnon among those leaving 'SNL'

Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che and Kyle Mooney also departing.

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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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Long Islanders bid a tearful farewell to 'This Is Us'

Tissue boxes at hand, local viewers are ready for the NBC show's final episode.

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Changing demographics of LI schools
Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
Idina Menzel launches casual clothing line

Menzel says the line is "for people like me who hate to pick out what to wear."

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James W. Foote, who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt, dies at 73

James W. Foote was in demand for reenactments and appearances.

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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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State charges Amazon shortchanged pregnant, disabled workers 

The State Division of Human Rights said the online retailing giant failed to comply with law requiring reasonable accommodations for such physical conditions.

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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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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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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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In LI school board races, candidates endorsed by teacher unions fared well 

The elections marked widespread victories for candidates endorsed by local teacher unions, and numerous losses for those groups that backed candidates critical of the ways race, gender and history are taught.

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Erinn Hayes will guest on another 'Kevin' show

Erinn Hayes will make a guest appearance on AMC series.

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

Adventureland is now open for its 60th season.

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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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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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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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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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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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