Rocky Point claims Game 1 of Suffolk A baseball finals

Rocky Point beat Mount Sinai, 5-4, in extra-innings on a walk-off hit by pitch.

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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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Suffolk Class C baseball final: Port Jefferson vs. Pierson

See the scenes from Port Jefferson vs. Pierson.

Frank Andriani scores on wild pitch to give Port Jefferson baseball Suffolk 'C' title

Andriani was hit by a pitch and moved to third on Evan Raymond's single.

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Cops: Man arrested on hate crime charges for threat

A Medford man who threatened to start a race war by killing white people was arrested on a hate crime charge Friday, Suffolk County police said.

Veterans home resident remembers friends who didn't make it back from Vietnam

A Memorial Day ceremony at the Long Island State Veterans Home, the first such ceremony since the coronavirus pandemic.

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Veterans gather for Memorial Day 
Suffolk DA: Bellport High School student arrested for making "shooting" threat 
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Mia's Ice Cream Kitchen in Selden serves flavors inspired by community
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Bellport high student made online 'massive shooting' threat against school

The 16-year-old, who was not identified because of his age, was arrested after posting the threat on an Instagram page, according to Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney.

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Smithtown East vs. Ward Melville

See the scenes from Thursday's Suffolk A semifinal.

Joe Hobot's goal gives Smithtown East boys lacrosse Suffolk semifinal win over Ward Melville

Marcus Wertheim drew the defense and made a cross field pass to Hobot, who wired a shot to the top corner

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Kelp may help shellfish growth in acidified waters, SBU study says

Acidification stunts shell growth, but the study found kelp could offset that impact for species such as oysters, hard-shelled clams and blue mussels.

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Asking the Clergy: Commemorating Memorial Day

Memorial Day was established in 1868 as a time to decorate the graves of the war dead.

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My Turn: A flight that called on our higher selves

It started as a typical plane ride, notwithstanding the masks on all the passengers.

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Hauppauge medical-test maker to reopen factory in Malaysia

Chembio Diagnostics Inc. had closed the overseas plant in 2020 to focus on making COVID tests for the U.S. market.

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Mikaela Mooney, Felicia Giglio help Bayport-Blue Point girls lacrosse take Suffolk C championship

Phantoms' Felicia Giglio had seven saves and Mikaela Mooney had four goals.

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Suffolk Class C girls lacrosse final: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Shoreham-Wading River
Lily Berchin's OT winner lifts Westhampton girls lacrosse to Suffolk Class B title

Westhampton will play for the Long Island title agains the Nassau champ on June 5.

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Suffolk Class B girls lacrosse final: Westhampton vs. Comsewogue

See the scenes from Wednesday's title matchup. 

Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling circus
Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

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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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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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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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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.

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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Hauppauge firefighter honored for 50 years of service
Jack 'Big Daddy' Gallagher to be honored for 50 years of service to Hauppauge Fire Department

Volunteer firefighter Jack Gallagher is a larger-than-life personality and former captain and lieutenant who is a four-time line of duty recipient of the Hauppauge department's Firefighter of the Year Award.

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Way to Go! Sachem student wins national essay contest

Sachem High School North junior Daniela Mare was awarded a $30,000 scholarship.

Game on! New esports gaming arena planned at Smith Haven Mall 

Manhattan-based Belong Gaming's floor plan shows at least 72 gaming stations, bleachers for spectators and large-screen televisions to show gamers' exploits in real time, a lawyer for the company said.

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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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Wegmans plans to open first Long Island store, high-end grocer says

The grocer plans to build a 100,000-square-foot store on 8.5 acres in Lake Grove.

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Longtime Newsday employee James 'Jimmy' McBride dies at 84

James "Jimmy" McBride was a platemaker for 43 years and a dedicated union member.

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