Police find dad, 3 sons lost in 6,000-acre Suffolk park 

The family was able to reach 911 just before the father's cellphone battery died and Suffolk officers conducted an hour-long search to find them.

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Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

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20+ things to do this Memorial Day weekend on Long Island

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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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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Upcoming Events

Open Play Mahjong and Cards

Mar7

Drop in with your friends and play mahjong or cards, bring your own supplies

Where

Sachem Library

150 Holbrook Rd.

Holbrook, NY

11741-1325

Phone: 631-588-5024

Price

Free

Relapse Prevention Group

Mar7

Ongoing weekly support group for Drug and Alcohol Relapse Prevention, registration required

Where

LICADD Holbrook Office

4400 Veteran’s Highway,

Holbrook, NY

11741

Phone: 631-979-1700

Price

free

Website
licadd.org

French Conversation and Culture

Mar8

Learn the French language and French culture, limited space, register

Where

Sachem Library

150 Holbrook Rd.

Holbrook, NY

11741-1325

Phone: 631-588-5024

Price

Free

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Newsday Athlete of the Week is Floyd boys lacrosse's Connor Murtha

Senior had 22 goals and 11 assists this season.

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Courtney Quinn leads Ward Melville girls lacrosse to Suffolk final

Had two goals and two assists in win over Floyd.

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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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First responders recognized for successful use of CPR at ceremony in Dix Hills

The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council presented awards Saturday to police, fire, ambulance and other emergency personnel for successfully administering CPR to victims.

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Filipino restaurant Kabayan Grill opens in Farmingville1m read1m read
Island Empanada and Blue Point Brewing Co. to host Ukraine benefits
Chubs Meats opens in Ronkonkoma1m read1m read
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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Centereach man pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of wife, Suffolk DA says

The body of Melissa Molinari, who was stabbed 58 times, was found in the Pine Barrens wrapped in garbage bags and duct tape, prosecutors said.

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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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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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Deer Park man gets 21 years in prison for wife's killing

Paul Bonny, 35, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the November 2020 fatal shooting, prosecutors said.

Sheriff's honors for one who dreamed of joining the ranks 

Two years after Philip Joseph "PJ" Fusaro's death, his memory lives on as the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office and others celebrated his legacy. 

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Suffolk sheriff posthumously honors William Floyd graduate 
Stony Brook women fall to North Carolina in NCAA lacrosse tourney

Seawolves finish 16-3 after falling in the quarterfinals for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

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Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Catherine Meyers pitches 1-hitter as Sayville softball wins playoff opener

Giovanna Calicchio had three hits and an RBI in victory over Mount Sinai.

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Residents speak at hearing on eminent domain plan to seize Ronkonkoma bus company for Hub project

The Brookhaven Town Industrial Development Agency board will vote in a month or more on a proposal to seize a bus company by eminent domain to clear the path for part of the $750 million Ronkonkoma Hub project.

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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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Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
Ronkonkoma bus company resists town's attempt to seize property

The North Fork Express charter bus depot is being sought for the Ronkonkoma Hub development.

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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.

Heart attack victim in Florida airport revived by fellow Long Islanders

Scott Williams of Holbrook got to thank his "three angels" who saved him last month during a meeting at the LIRR's Ronkonkoma station Friday.

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Heart attack victim in Florida revived by fellow Long Islanders
Man killed, another seriously hurt in Holtsville hit-run, Suffolk police say
LI group recognizes benefits of $2.8 billion Midway Crossing Ronkonkoma project

The Long Island Regional Planning Council on Thursday voted to name Midway Crossing a project of regional significance. The designation is expected to help raise funds from public and private sources, officials said.

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Man killed, another seriously hurt in Holtsville hit-run, Suffolk police say

Police said the two men were working on a pickup truck when they were hit.

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Major LIRR schedule changes rolling out this month

The changes take effect May 23. Others are happening this weekend.

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Patchogue-Medford vs. Sachem East

Scenes from a Suffolk League I baseball game between Patchogue-Medford and host Sachem East on Monday.

Josh Knoth's one-hitter gives Pat-Med Game 1 of crucial series

The three-game series will almost certainly determine the Suffolk I champ.

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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Long Island school board elections get 'nasty'

Political and advocacy groups increasingly have been injecting themselves into traditionally nonpartisan school board elections on Long Island, endorsing candidates, assisting in campaigns and inflaming divisions ahead of the May 17 vote.

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She almost died of an overdose. Now, this mom wants to be 'the best role model'

On Mother's Day, Tina Widergren of Ronkonkoma, said she will reflect on her journey to sobriety and celebrate her roles as mother and new businesswoman.

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Rise in crime on LIRR could be scaring off some riders, Lieber says 

MTA officials said they are taking new measures to address a recent rise in crime on the rails.

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She almost died of an overdose. Now, this mom wants to be 'the best role model'
Crime is up on LIRR and ridership has stalled