O'beehave opens in Islip, carrying organic, cruelty-free hair and body products

The shop sells natural botanical, organic and cruelty-free hair and body products — and asks you to bring your own bottle.

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Brightwaters man's problems with PSEG WorryFree 's heating and cooling system
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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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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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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For these LI moms, 'just breastfeed' not the solution to infant formula shortage

Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.

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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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Rock City Dogs in Bay Shore and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend2m read2m read
Wall's Wharf in Bayville and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend2m read2m read
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Shares dive as CPI Aero pulled from NYSE

The stock exchange said the company failed to file timely financial documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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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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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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Changing demographics of LI schools
Kelsie Whitmore scores run in game against Ducks

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

Westhampton vs. East Islip

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff game.

Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Jameson Smith's five goals spark Bayport-Blue Point boys lacrosse to Suffolk Class C quarterfinal win

Third-seeded Phantoms have won seven straight.

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Westhampton boys lacrosse tops East Islip, advances to Suffolk Class B semifinals

Chance Brindle and Gavin Arcuri scored back-to-back to give No. 4 Westhampton a 6-4 lead in its 6-5 win over No. 5 East Islip.

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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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Jack Trovato's four goals propel Islip boys lacrosse past Miller Place in Suffolk quarterfinals

"I really didn't even create my own shots," Trovato said. "My teammates were getting me open."

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5 Memorial Day weekend boutique hotel getaways on Long Island

If you're looking for a getaway this holiday weekend, a staycation is the perfect escape.

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Fire Island's rental and buying season is hotter than ever

Sales are way up, inventory is low, and people are paying top dollar to be in the land of no cars and beautiful beaches.

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Fire Island Ferries to suspend Ocean Beach service Tuesday as contract talks falter

Saying the village's proposal is "economically untenable," Fire Island Ferries said it will suspend all services to Ocean Beach.

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Fire Island Ferries extends service to Ocean Beach until March 7

In a statement Friday afternoon, the company said it would continue passenger and freight services to Ocean Beach through March 7. If the Village of Ocean Beach and the ferry company cannot agree to a new contract, service could be cut, the company said. 

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Year-round home in Ocean Beach on Fire Island on the market for $1.675 million

The renovated four-bedroom, 2½-bath house is on the edge of Corneille Estates, which doesn't have the same restrictions as Ocean Beach.

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Fire Island ferry plans to suspend service to Ocean Beach March 1 amid stalled contract negotiations

Fire Island Ferries of Bay Shore said services including freight, water taxi and ferry will be paused beginning March 1 until a new contract is reached.

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Way to Go! Fire Island student creates catnip toys

Olivia Asaro-Apsley tackled the project as part of her Girl Scout Bronze Award. She is a member of Troop 1189. 

Fire Island's Palms Hotel on the market for $14 million

In addition to the luxury boutique hotel, the Ocean Beach sale includes leases on several buildings, including CJ's Restaurant & Bar.

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Modern Fire Island home listed for under $3 million

The 3,000-square-foot home in Ocean Bay Park was rebuilt in 2020 after it was destroyed in a fire.

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Fall deals Long Island hotels, inns for a quick getaway 

Here are five hospitality spots offering deals this season from the East End to Fire Island and in between. 

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6 reasons to escape to Fire Island this fall

The beach is quieter, the ferries less crowded but the sun still warm and inviting.

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Oceanfront Fire Island home on the market for $1.999 million

The 3-bedroom, 2-bath house is in the secluded community of Water Island.

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Ever wanted to own a fire truck? A Fire Island community is auctioning this aging pumper.

The Fire Island community of Fair Harbor is auctioning off an aging pumper truck, a 2001 hose wagon which has 5,736 miles on it — and the bidding is open to anyone.

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5 new and hot things to do on Fire Island this summer

Not known for changing often, there are new things to try on Fire Island.

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Fire Island home in Seaview community lists for $3.55 million

The 7,500-square-foot lot features a pool, a roof top deck with kitchen and bar that offers expansive bay and ocean views, and an outdoor shower.

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8-year-old donates to animal shelter for her birthday
LI girl, 8, shares birthday love with Babylon Animal Shelter

"I didn't think I really needed toys and the animals needed more love and shelter, food and toys than I need," said Arianna La Rosa.

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Boat owners upset about planned new fees at Atlantique Marina on Fire Island

Islip Town has hired two new operators to manage the facility who say they must pay for deferred maintenance and needed upgrades by increasing slip rental rates, adding new fees for electrical service and eliminating discounts for seniors and disabled boaters.

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At home on Fire Island all year round: The joys and challenges

The coveted lifestyle comes with a price for the 300 or so year-round residents: They are barred from driving during the high season, when the population swells to about 15,000; and driving permits are hard to come by. 

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On Fire Island, keeping coronavirus out means being in on stay-healthy efforts

Seasonal residents have been asked via email to self-quarantine for two weeks before arriving.

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