Commack boys track wins Suffolk Class AA team championship

Cougars' win kicked off a week that had four classes crown champions in Suffolk and three in Nassau.

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Commack's Joey Patane Jr. fulfills promise to his dad with homer in Game 1 of Suffolk AA championship

Commack leadoff man told his dad, who is in the hospital, that he would hit a home run for him.

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Flags again planted at graves of fallen soldiers in Calverton National Cemetery

Thousands of volunteers, including Long Island scout troops, spent Saturday at Calverton National Cemetery planting flags at the graves of fallen soldiers to honor their service on Memorial Day weekend.

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To end gun violence, some LI religious leaders preach direct action over 'thoughts and prayers'

After the Texas elementary school massacre, they are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach.

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'For two years we've been living with death and tragedy'

Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

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Trio of players help Cold Spring Harbor girls lacrosse repeat as Nassau Class D champs

Ava Tighe, Amelia Bentley and Kelly Callaghan each scored three goals for Cold Spring Harbor.

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God Squad: How do we fit miracles into our lives?

Faith that demands a surrender of our scientific faculty of critical thinking is dumb.

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Isabella Germani's goal gives Northport girls lacrosse the Suffolk Class A title

Northport (18-1) advances to play the winner of Syosset/Massapequa in the girls lacrosse Long Island Class A championship/Southeast Regional Final

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Suffolk Class A girls lacrosse final: Northport vs. Ward Melville

See the scenes from Wednesday's championship.

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120 luxury condos planned for Cold Spring Country Club land next to Oheka Castle

A representative for the Brooklyn-based developer FBE, said his client plans to build two- and three-bedroom condominiums in a four-story, 340,000 square foot building with underground parking on the site.

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Two women killed in separate hit-and-runs 15 minutes apart
Two women killed in separate hit-runs in Suffolk, police say

The crashes occurred within about 15 minutes of one another, in Hauppauge and West Islip, police said. One of the victims was the mother of five children.

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CHSAA boys golf individual championships

Scenes from the CHSAA boys golf individual championships on Monday at Eisenhower Red.

Three steal Rolex watches in smash and grab at Walt Whitman, cops say

Suffolk police say the three smashed the display case in the Walt Whitman Shop's Tourneau store before stealing the Rolexes.

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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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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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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$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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Huntington approves $660G in software purchases for building department

Town Supervisor Ed Smyth said the contract will help streamline building permit approvals and complement consolidation and other enhanced technologies already in place.

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Julia Huxtable's four goals, one assist spark Northport girls lacrosse to Suffolk final

Tigers will meet No. 2 Ward Melville on Wednesday.

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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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Suffolk legislators weighing 12-year limit for officeholders

The legislature advanced a measure that would establish a countywide referendum in November and settle an issue that caused a thorny political and legal dispute last year.

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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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Ruth Elizabeth Knutson, Cold Spring Harbor mainstay, dies

Ruth Elizabeth Knutson, a well-known cornerstone of the Cold Spring Harbor community and mother of 11 chldren, died April 16 at age 95.

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New construction in Lloyd Harbor, $3.7 million

The five-bedroom home has private beach rights to Lloyd Harbor Beach with mooring.

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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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Cops from Long Island among latest names on NY memorial

A total of 49 names statewide were added to the state Police Officers Memorial.

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Four LI hospitals get 'A' rating by nonprofit watchdog

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, Mather Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital–Long Island each got the top score from the Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group.

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Thanks, Mom: LI high school athletes pay tribute for Mother's Day

Each Mother's Day, Newsday invites Long Island high school student-athletes to honor their mothers with personal letters.

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Developer asking Huntington for zoning change to build 385 town homes

A Jericho-based developer is asking the Town of Huntington for a zoning change to build town homes and villas for residents ages 55 and over on a stretch of Jericho Turnpike in Huntington.

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LI high school students' art work displayed at Heckscher Museum of Art 
Popularity of vitamins is sky-high, but health experts question effectiveness

When taken in moderation, they can be important to overall health. But loading up on them is not very effective, some experts said, and can even be dangerous.

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Windsurfer 'near exhaustion' rescued in Cold Spring Harbor, Nassau police say

The windsurfer found himself in distress while battling strong, gusting winds, police said.


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