Man falls from ninth-floor balcony at Hyatt Regency Long Island, police say

The New Jersey man, who was in town for a wedding, was hospitalized in critical condition, Suffolk police said Monday.

Suffolk IDA awards tax breaks to one warehouse but makes no decision on another

The Venture One project in Hauppauge won the IDA's help while the Hartz Mountain project on Spagnoli Road in Melville didn't garner the votes necessary for a decision.

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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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$31M in federal funding to clean up, restore Long Island Sound

Restoration projects include a planting program on the shore of Northport Harbor, salt marsh restoration at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, North Shore oyster plantings, and programs to monitor water quality.

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Upcoming Events

Veterans Assistance

Mar7

Claims, disability and pension information available, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, call for information or an appointment

Where

H. Lee Dennison Building

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy.

Hauppauge, NY

11788

Phone: 631-853-4000

Price

free

History of the Bayard Cutting Family and Their Estate

Mar7

Bayard Cutting Arboretum docent Peter Haynes will discuss the history of the Bayard Cutting family and their summer estate, register starting Dec. 8

Where

Hauppauge Library

1373 Veterans Memorial Hwy.

Hauppauge, NY

11788

Phone: 631-979-1600

Price

Free

EZ Speakers Toastmasters

Mar7

Learn how to become a public speaker, practice and learn skills by filling a meeting role, guests welcome

Where

H. Lee Dennison Building

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy.

Hauppauge, NY

11788

Phone: 631-853-4000

Price

free

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Police seek public's help finding missing Kings Park girl, 14

The teen was last seen leaving her home in Kings Park at 6:45 a.m. Saturday and may have taken a LIRR train.

Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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Prosecutors: Man sentenced, 2 others plead guilty in sex cases

A Florida man got 12 years in prison for pressuring a Long Island teen to send him sexually explicit photos and two Central Islip men pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a minor at a Suffolk hotel, prosecutors said.

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Ducks closer Tyler Webb not getting many save opportunities

Slow start to season has manager Wally Backman using the former Yankee in non-save situations.

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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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Kelsie Whitmore scores run in game against Ducks

Whitmore has played in seven games and has scored two runs.

Law enforcement sweep results in 116 arrests of alleged gang members, other fugitives, officials say

Operation "Long Island Wave" was the first of its kind on Long Island in 15 years and was carried out ahead of what authorities said is a typical increase in crime during summer months and because of an uptick in shootings, officials said.

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Love Story: They met at 16 as Modell's co-workers

We got engaged in 1971, after Ernie surprised me with a ring in my Easter basket.

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Jill Cestraro scores go-ahead run in sixth to give Commack softball playoff win

Took advantage of miscue by Smithtown East and Cougars followed with six hits in first-round game.

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Commack vs. Smithtown East

See the scenes from Wednesday's Suffolk matchup.

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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Brentwood MS-13 member pleads guilty to murders of three LI men, feds say

Jhonny Contreras admitted in federal district to taking part in the three killings as part of what law enforcement officials said was a "twisted desire to increase his status within the MS-13 gang."

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Long Island school budgets up for vote today: Most under tax cap, two call for overrides

Eighteen Long Island school districts have frozen tax rates, and four are calling for cuts. New Suffolk and Wainscott on the East End are seeking to pierce the tax cap.

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'I have to relive her death.' Mother of murdered child Jennifer Goff decries parole process

Robert Turley, who was convicted of the Dec. 9, 1984, attempted rape and strangulation murder of 12-year-old Jennifer Goff, is scheduled to go before a parole board again this week.

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Alejandro De Aza joins Ducks for love of game after a bit of boredom

Former Mets outfielder drove 11 1/2 hours from Miami to join team in Lancaster last week.

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St. James crash kills South Setauket man

The man crashed into a tractor trailer backing into an Acura dealership, police said.

Cops: Woman arrested in Holtsville hit-run that killed 2 men

The two men were working on a pickup truck when they were struck, police said.

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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Asking the Clergy: How can visitors in the pulpit enrich worship

This week's clergy discuss how guests can offer the congregation something new.

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Cops: Man faces Lake Grove hate-crime charge 

Peter Domenichello, 55, was walking in the parking lot of Smith Haven Plaza in Lake Grove last week when "he directed anti-Arab comments at two men" and then attempted to run over one of the men with his car, Suffolk police said.

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