Detective: Victim of Stop & Shop shooting id'd suspect from ambulance

The hearing was held to decide what evidence could be used at the trial of Gabriel Wilson, a Stop & Shop worker accused of killing the West Hempstead store manager and firing on 5 co-workers. 

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Pre-trial hearing for alleged Stop & Shop shooter
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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Folo on fatal New Hyde Park crash
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling receives a hometown hero's salute in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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Upcoming Events

Age of the Dinosaur Exhibit

Mar5

Journey back to the Mesozoic era to meet moving, roaring dinosaurs, experience animatronic prehistoric creatures that look, move and make sounds as they did when they roamed the earth. Visitors can operate an animatronic T. rex, discover fossils in a dig pit and listen to the different sounds of dinosaurs as they roar

Where

Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Ave.

Garden City, NY

11530

Phone: 516-224-5800

Price

Free with museum admission: $15, $14 seniors, free younger than 1

Website
licm.org

Vinyl Revolution Record Show

Mar6

The Vinyl Revolution Record Show returns to Long Island with 55 Dealer Tables filled with vendors from all over the east coast, 1,000's of rare and collectible vinyl records, plus CDs, DVDs, Memorabilia Door prizes throughout the day and complimentary raffle ticket with price of admission. Masks required. Held at Cluett Hall 295 Stewart Ave

Where

Garden City, NY

Garden City, NY

11530

Price

$5

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony

Mar6

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents Ravishing Romantics: Verdi's Overture to La Forza del Destino, Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No 2, Spencer Myer, piano soloist and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4

Where

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center

1 South Ave.

Garden City, NY

11530

Price

$20-$40

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Aljamain Sterling Day at Uniondale High School
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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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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Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner coming to Eternal Con

"Six Million Dollar Man" and "Bionic Woman" will be at Hofstra July 2 and 3.

'I never thought I was going to hear the C word ... it was like a cruel joke'

Tim McCabe, of North Bellmore, said doctors found two cancerous tumors while he was undergoing a liver transplant. He gave himself a day to be angry about it, then moved on to face his latest health challenge.

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'Our dream come true,' husband and wife say after being sworn in as Nassau police recruits

Nearly one-third of the class of 59 recruits, who will begin seven months of physical and educational training, are minorities, representing one of the department's most diverse classes, according to Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder.

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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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Changing demographics of LI schools
Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
2 charged in scheme to steer Hempstead school food contracts, feds say

According to the indictment, Sharon Gardner, then the food services director for Hempstead schools, steered more than $1 million in sole-source breakfast contracts to Maria Caliendo's company, even though cheaper options existed.

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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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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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Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year

Six other top PSEG LI executives made more than their LIPA counterparts, with compensation ranging from $571,737 to $336,389.

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

The fast-casual chain plans to open at least 35 new eateries in 2022, and 90% of those will be in suburban locations, Sweetgreen's chief financial officer told analysts.

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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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10 things to watch in the Nassau girls lacrosse playoffs

1. Can Massapequa repeat? Massapequa hopes to keep control of the top of Nassau Class...

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Jericho, Garden City students honored at engineering fair

The students' projects in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair examined topics such as cancer research, climate change and a way to assist the visually impaired.

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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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Pat Heber, Garden City cool off MacArthur 

Pat Heber allowed just two earned runs and three hits and fanned 10 across seven innings in a 7-4 road victory.

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Garden City vs. MacArthur

Scenes from a Nassau baseball game between Garden City and host MacArthur on Monday.

Salad chain Sweetgreen plans Long Island entry

The fast-casual chain has more than 150 restaurants and plans to open at least 35 additional eateries in 2022, according to the company's last earnings report.

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Cradle Con returns to Long Island with comics, collectibles and cosplay 

Guests can meet comic book authors, shop for comics, see exhibits, enter a cosplay contest and more. 

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Garden City vs. MacArthur

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau matchup.

After slow start, Garden City boys lacrosse finds groove and tops MacArthur

Jack Cascadden won 21 of 22 faceoffs and Luke Schmitt had three goals to boost the Trojans.

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2022 Jovia Long Island Marathon photos

Runners from all over descended on Eisenhower Park Sunday, May 1, 2022 for the annual Jovia Long Island Marathon.

Gratitude, pride at Pan Am Museum's Operation Babylift reunion

In three weeks in 1975, about 3,000 children were evacuated from Vietnam.

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Asking the Clergy: Congregants respond to in-person worship

'Return to in-person worship presents significant opportunities and challenges.'

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School Notebook: Long Island winners in science olympiads

Ward Melville and Great Neck South high schools advance to the national level.

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Way to Go! Student raises funds for elephants in Kenya

Funds support Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which operates a wildlife program.