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

Psychic and Holistic Wellness Expo


Psychic mediums, tarot readings, angel card readings, wellness vendors, raffles and more, held at the Holiday Inn Holtsville on 1730 North Ocean Avenue


Holtsville, NY

Holtsville, NY



Free admission

Spring Pee Wee Gardening Classes


Children ages 3-5 will learn about the environment, animals and plants through crafts and stories.


Holtsville Park, Ecology Site and Wildlife Center

249 Buckley Rd. (LIE Exit 61)

Holtsville, NY


Phone: 631-758-9664


$50 for six-week session

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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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Island Empanada and Blue Point Brewing Co. to host Ukraine benefits
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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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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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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
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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Man killed, another seriously hurt in Holtsville hit-run, Suffolk police say
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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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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Massapequa Starbucks first on Long Island to unionize

But workers at a Great Neck Starbucks narrowly rejected the union, according to a vote tally.

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Marcus Stroman helps Chicago Cubs avoid sweep

Marcus Stroman threw two-hit ball for seven innings, outpitching Cy Young Award winner Corbin Burnes

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Workers at 4th LI Starbucks file petition to unionize

Organizers at the coffee shop in Farmingville submitted 23 signed union cards Friday.

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Bald Hill celebrates 25 years of outdoor concerts

The Farmingville venue will celebrate 25 years of outdoor concerts on Aug. 5.

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Taking action: LI school districts growing their own teachers

Baldwin, Long Beach and Brentwood are among the K-12 districts across Long Island to revitalize, create or strengthen teacher pipeline programs in recent months.

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Baldwin has 'grow-your-own' teacher program
Wrong-way driver killed in Medford crash, Suffolk police say

Another driver sustained minor injuries in the crash, police said.

Long Island's 2012 high school valedictorians: 10 years later

From becoming a traveling nurse to practicing magic on the side, 18 of LI's 2012 valedictorians shared their paths during the 10 years since high school. "Everything about my life has surprised me."

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Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans