Ashley Carillo's victory in the Nassau AAA 3,000 comes after disappointing 1,500

Port Washington freshman clocked 11:06.7 in the 3,000 and Vikings won team title.

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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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Cops: Man, 86, struck, killed crossing road in Mineola

The driver of the car remained at the scene at Second Street at Roosevelt Place, police said

Cops: Hicksville man robbed 9 businesses within 3 weeks

Jonathan Bird faces multiple charges after his arrest in connection with a string of commercial burglaries since early May, Nassau police said.

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Northwell Health Nurse Choir to perform at Jones Beach

The "AGT" finalists will share a bill with Train, Jewel and Blues Traveler.

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Summer travel will be busy, but COVID still unpredictable

Dr. Alan Bulbin, director of infectious disease at Catholic Health St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, on COVID-19: "Every time you thought there was a pattern, you get a curveball, a new variant."

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'Law enforcement investigation' into outgoing Manhasset schools chief 

Allegations that outgoing superintendent Vincent Butera sexually harassed a teacher led the state Education Department to subpoena the district's records in the case. 

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North Shore U Hospital gets $1M donation for new trauma suite

A Port Washington developer's foundation made the gift to help fund the new suite at the Manhasset hospital.

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Nassau boys tennis large school championship

See the scenes from Wednesday's championship event.

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LI school officials reassure parents, staff in wake of Texas massacre

They told parents and students that there were no imminent threats in their communities, according to police, and that counselors were available to talk. 

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Nassau girls badminton team final: Great Neck South vs. Jericho

See the scenes from Wednesday's championship event. 

North Hempstead Town may add cameras to school buses to enhance student safety

"It goes beyond just issuing notice of violations. It has a whole educational component, an awareness component and a peace-of-mind component for parents," said Councilman Robert Troiano.

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Undercover raids lead to multiple Nassau County arrests of vape shop vendors selling illegal THC
Great Neck's Lia Huang wins Nassau girls golf championship

Huang pulled away across the last five holes to claim a three-shot victory at Bethpage Park

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Kyle Rosenberg finds groove as Wheatley wins Game 1 in baseball

Costa Koutsoftas had three RBIs in victory over Locust Valley in Game 1 of Nassau Class B championships.

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Nassau Class B final: No. 3 Locust Valley vs. No. 1 Wheatley

Scenes from the Nassau Class B baseball final between No. 3 Locust Valley and No. 1 Wheatley. Wheatley.

North Hempstead won't rehire highway superintendent who got more than $134G in OT

The resolution was tabled by the councilwoman who proposed bringing Thomas Tiernan back to head the department, and North Hempstead says it will now launch a wider, formal search to fill the post.

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Victims of triple fatal crash include grandmother, other relatives, Nassau police said

The victims of what Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder described as a "horrific accident" include Marlene Luu, 66, of Woodside Queens.

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Cops: Grandmother of girl celebrating her Sweet 16 was one of the victims in New Hyde Park crash
Day trips on Long Island, in New York City to take this summer

Here are spots to visit and excursions to try that offer fun for everyone this season. 

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New drug that could save lives in COVID fight is here

Paxlovid dramatically reduces the chances of hospitalization or death for those at high risk of severe COVID-19. But many Long Islanders are still unaware of it, and some are nervous about taking it.

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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

'The William Floyd Youth & Government program continues to be the gold standard.'

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In LI school board races, candidates endorsed by teacher unions fared well 

The elections marked widespread victories for candidates endorsed by local teacher unions, and numerous losses for those groups that backed candidates critical of the ways race, gender and history are taught.

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Thomas Pushpamangalam, zoologist and professor, dies

Thomas Pushpamangalam came to the U.S. from India to study at NYU, where he later taught.

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Project adds oysters to bay to improve water quality, establish marine habitats

North Hempstead Town and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County want to add about 1 million spat-on-shell oysters to three parts of Manhasset Bay.

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3 Sweetgreen eateries in the works for salad chain's LI entrance

The fast-casual chain plans to open at least 35 new eateries in 2022, and 90% of those will be in suburban locations, Sweetgreen's chief financial officer told analysts.

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Great Neck South's Bernice Wong, Nicole Yim win Nassau girls badminton doubles title

GNS team defeated Jericho's Devon Jin and Michelle Dong, 21-10, 21-9, for crown

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Great Neck South's Kayla Wu wins Nassau girls badminton singles crown

Great Neck South sophomore finally gets it in third try.

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10 things to watch in the Nassau girls lacrosse playoffs

1. Can Massapequa repeat? Massapequa hopes to keep control of the top of Nassau Class...

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Girl, 10, hit while biking to ice cream truck in New Hyde Park, Nassau police say

Police said the girl sustained a head injury.

Herricks vs. Island Trees

Scenes from a Nassau Conference III softball game between Herricks and host Island Trees on Wednesday.

Halle Sacharoff's seventh-inning double puts Herricks softball in driver's seat

Two-run double tied the score at 5, and Herricks took the lead on Stefani Murciano's triple in 9th.

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