Kyle Rosenberg finds groove as Wheatley wins Game 1 in baseball

Costa Koutsoftas had three RBIs in victory over Locust Valley in Game 1 of Nassau Class B championships

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Nassau Class B final: No. 3 Locust Valley vs. No. 1 Wheatley

Scenes from the Nassau Class B baseball final between No. 3 Locust Valley and No. 1 Wheatley. Wheatley.

North Hempstead won't rehire highway superintendent who got more than $134G in OT

The resolution was tabled by the councilwoman who proposed bringing Thomas Tiernan back to head the department, and the town says it will now launch a wider, formal search to fill the post.

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Victims of triple fatal crash include grandmother, other relatives, Nassau police said

The victims of what Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder described as a "horrific accident" include Marlene Luu, 66, of Woodside Queens.

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Cops: Grandmother of girl celebrating her Sweet 16 was one of the victims in New Hyde Park crash

Upcoming Events

Great Flowering Indoor Plants and Flowers for the Early Spring Garden

Mar10

Paul "The Plant Man" Levine will bring and discuss 10 different plants and flowers for the early spring garden, learn about each plant and how to care for them, a plant raffle will follow

Where

Plainview-Old Bethpage Library

999 Old Country Rd.

Plainview, NY

11803-4927

Phone: 516-938-0077

Price

Free

Photography Workshop: Backyard Flowers, Butterflies and Birds

Mar12

Photographer and author John P. Cardone will help you take better photographs while understanding nature around you., bring your camera, limited space, register

Where

East Islip Library

381 E. Main St./Montauk Hwy.

East Islip, NY

11730

Phone: 631-581-9200

Price

Free

Website
eipl.org

Seal Walk Series

Mar12

A state park naturalist will lead visitors on a leisurely 3-mile beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology along the way, walk takes 2-3 hours to complete, dress appropriately and wear waterproof footwear appropriate for hiking, meet at the Park Office in the lower parking lot, binoculars are recommended, limited space, register

Where

Montauk Point State Park

2000 Montauk Hwy.

Montauk, NY

11954-5240

Phone: 631-668-5000

Price

$4, free for ages under 3

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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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New drug that could save lives in COVID fight is here

Paxlovid dramatically reduces the chances of hospitalization or death for those at high risk of severe COVID-19. But many Long Islanders are still unaware of it, and some are nervous about taking it.

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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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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

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

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5 Memorial Day weekend boutique hotel getaways on Long Island

If you're looking for a getaway this holiday weekend, a staycation is the perfect escape.

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My Turn: The promise of blueberries puts spring in my step

This year I was anxious for spring to come. I was tired of the cold weather ...

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Developer asks IDA for 20 years of tax breaks for Greenvale factory

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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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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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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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Thomas Pushpamangalam, zoologist and professor, dies

Thomas Pushpamangalam came to the U.S. from India to study at NYU, where he later taught.

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Project adds oysters to bay to improve water quality, establish marine habitats

North Hempstead Town and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County want to add about 1 million spat-on-shell oysters to three parts of Manhasset Bay.

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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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3 Sweetgreen eateries in the works for salad chain's LI entrance

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Great Neck South's Bernice Wong, Nicole Yim win Nassau girls badminton doubles title

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Great Neck South's Kayla Wu wins Nassau girls badminton singles crown

Great Neck South sophomore finally gets it in third try.

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Art, food of Asia comes to Port Washington

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Port Washington boys lacrosse cruises in key Nassau A win over Oceanside

Henry Haberman finished with three goals and four assists for the Vikings (10-3, 6-1 in conference).

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Global supply chain 'a disaster' for Long Island pavement firm

Local business owners said they have been hampered by shipping delays at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The backups have slowed the arrival of key ingredients for products, cutting into businesses' bottom lines. 

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Four LI hospitals get 'A' rating by nonprofit watchdog

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