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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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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Three more pot cultivation licenses issued on LI

Two partners involved with Oregon Road Organics and Island Grow, LLC secured state approval to grow marijuana. 

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Husband and wife open The Weathered Barn in Greenport

The couple work and craft together.

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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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Upcoming Events

Online: Caring for the Caregiver

Mar4

A representative from Parker Jewish Institute will discuss techniques and tips on taking time to de-stress, building an Alzheimer's support network, and using respite care, register for a Zoom link

Where

Northport-East Northport Library, Northport NY

151 Laurel Ave.

Northport, NY

11768-3161

Phone: 631-261-6930

Price

Free

Website
nenpl.org

Gallery: Student Art Exhibit

Mar5

Artwork by students of the Northport-East Northport School District will be on display in March and April during regular library hours

Where

Northport-East Northport Library, Northport NY

151 Laurel Ave.

Northport, NY

11768-3161

Phone: 631-261-6930

Price

Free

Website
nenpl.org

The Queen of Comedy: Lucille Ball

Mar7

Lecturer Marc Courtade will celebrate the life and career of Lucille Ball, who rose from humble origins to become one of the most powerful women in Hollywood, including the first woman to run a major studio, limited space, masks are required, register

Where

Northport-East Northport Library, Northport NY

151 Laurel Ave.

Northport, NY

11768-3161

Phone: 631-261-6930

Price

Free

Website
nenpl.org
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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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Guide to beach towns on Long Island: Know before you go

Grab a towel and some sunblock, and follow the sound of the waves. 

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A dog festival comes to Port Jefferson and more pet events this summer

Dock-diving, a dog performance sport making waves in pet-centric circles across the nation, will be making a splash at the festival.

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Suffolk Division II semfinal: Port Jefferson vs. Mattituck/Greenport/Southold

Scenes from a Suffolk Division II girls lacrosse semifinal playoff game between Port Jefferson and host Mattituck/Greenport/Southold on Monday.

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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
Districts budget for improvements, aim to keep taxes low

Long Island's 124 school districts are proposing average spending increases of 4.17% for 2022-23, a Newsday survey found. Average tax collections are due to rise only 1.54%.

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Long Island partyboats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

They've got all you need to go fishing — bait, tackle — and they'll clean your catch, too.

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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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Gabriel's Giving Tree helps OD victims' families

The group helps families in need to pay for funeral and burial services after a loved one dies from an opioid overdose.

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KJ Farrell's to close after 15 years 

The Bellmore live-music venue says business was hurt by COVID-19 restrictions.

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Five months after a fall left him paralyzed, this doctor is walking again

Dr. Joseph Casarona stumbled down the winding stairwell of his Cutchogue home one night and suffered a serious spinal injury.

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My Turn: Appreciation for life grows with a walk in the woods

'These moments on the bench give us the opportunity to reminisce ...'

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Uncork an adventure at Long Island wineries offering rare tasting experiences

Dine in the cellar or ride through the vines in a Moke.

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Southold man shoots at boy, 14, after doorbell prank, police say

Police said the man believed somebody might have been breaking into his house.

LIU Post digitizing project preserves Long Island history

Historical items digitized include documents relating to the Culper Spy Ring.

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Max Gallagher, Joe Sparacio put in work for crowning moments

Wrestlers at Bayport-Blue Point and Mattituck won state titles. 

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St. Patrick's Day parades on Long Island 

Irish pride swells on Long Island all month long.

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Long Island's 2022 state wrestling champions

See the eight individual state wrestling champions from Long Island high schools in 2022.

Bayport-Blue Point's Max Gallagher, Mattituck's Joe Sparacio accomplish state title dream 

Gallagher wins state title at 126, and right afterward Sparacio at 132 also is victorious.

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Peconic Bay Vineyards offer buggy rides through vineyard
New vineyard experiences on LI
Suffolk Division 2 wrestling county champions for 2022

A look at the county champions in each weight class in Suffolk Division II for the 2021-22 season.

Nothing's changed for wrestlers Max Gallagher and Joe Sparacio

Both won county titles again, but Sparacio did it for Mattituck this time.

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Suffolk Division II wrestling individual championships

Scenes from the Suffolk Division II wrestling individual championships at Mattituck.

What to do with that old Christmas tree? Feed them to the farm animals
Luke Woods reaches 1,000-point plateau in Mattituck's win

The senior guard, who scored 39 points, hit a jumper from about 15 feet on the left side with 2:51 left to get to 1,000 points. "My whole entire basketball career, this has been one of my goals," he said.

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Greenport vs. Mattituck

Scenes from a Suffolk boys basketball game between Greenport and host Mattituck on Thursday.

Live music plays on at these 3 wineries this winter

Live music doesn't stop at the vineyards this winter.

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'Hard to keep up': Those venturing out on LI find it's tough sledding

Streets and roads were largely deserted as the snowstorm buried Long Island on Saturday, but some people tried to go about their business, with mixed results.

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Margaret Doran Glaser, early trans-Atlantic flight attendant, dies at 96

After World War II, Margaret Doran Glaser became of the first trans-Atlantic flight attendants when she was hired by American Overseas Airlines.

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