LI Special Olympics opening ceremony
Teens injured when driver, 17, crashes on LIE, Suffolk police say

One of the teens was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

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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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Kate McKinnon among those leaving 'SNL'

Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che and Kyle Mooney also departing.

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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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Upcoming Events

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

Online: An Introduction to Breast Implants, Lifts and Reduction Surgery

Apr4

Plastic surgeon Dr. Lauren Shikowitz-Behr will discuss the indications and outcomes of plastic surgery of the breasts, specifically focusing on breast augmentation with implants, breast lifts and breast reduction operations, a Q&A will follow, register for a Zoom link

Where

Harborfields Library

31 Broadway

Greenlawn, NY

11740-1320

Phone: 631-757-4200

Price

Free

Virtual Program: The Latest on Breast Implants, Lifts and Reduction Surgery

Apr4

Plastic surgeon Dr. Lauren Shikowitz-Behr will discuss the indications and outcomes of plastic surgery of the breasts, specifically focusing on breast augmentation with implants, breast lifts and breast reduction operations, a Q&A will follow, register for Zoom link starting March 18

Where

South Huntington Library

145 Pidgeon Hill Rd.

Huntington Station, NY

11746

Phone: 631-549-4411

Price

Free

Website
shpl.info
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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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Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
Idina Menzel launches casual clothing line

Menzel says the line is "for people like me who hate to pick out what to wear."

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James W. Foote, who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt, dies at 73

James W. Foote was in demand for reenactments and appearances.

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Asking the Clergy: What is your favorite blessing?

Sharing stories of graces bestowed by rainbows and family members.

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Amazon Fresh opening on LI to be first in New York State, retailer says

Hiring is about to begin for the Oceanside store. Amazon Fresh supermarkets let shoppers pay digitally without going through checkout lines.

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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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State charges Amazon shortchanged pregnant, disabled workers 

The State Division of Human Rights said the online retailing giant failed to comply with law requiring reasonable accommodations for such physical conditions.

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Syosset vs. Farmingdale

See the scenes from the Nassau baseball matchup.

Alex Larson rebounds to lift Syosset baseball in Game 1 vs. Farmingdale

Syosset hosts Farmingdale in Game 2 of the Class AA quarterfinals on Thursday.

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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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Mineola 5th-graders get hands-on bridge-building lesson

Mineola Middle School students see what it takes to be a bridge engineer at an event with the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project Management Team.

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Erinn Hayes will guest on another 'Kevin' show

Erinn Hayes will make a guest appearance on AMC series.

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War in Ukraine hits home for LI high school basketball star Kate Koval

LuHi's Kate Koval is a 6-5 sophomore from Kyiv who came to LI last September to pursue her dream of playing in the pros.

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What it's like to ride Adventureland's new coaster, FireBall

Adventureland is now open for its 60th season.

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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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Lawyer: Code change would lead to Woodbury warehouse being 25% smaller

He said the town requirement for twice as much parking would force the developers to redesign parking areas and reduce open space.

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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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Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
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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Bleach it, slice it, embroider it: Long Islanders are making style their own

"People like to stand out in a crowd" ... and custom flourishes are ways to do that. 

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Dearly Threaded, Long Island-based embroidery shop, sells customized denim jackets
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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William Birney gives Massapequa boys lacrosse a thrilling win over Syosset

Bursts through the defense to score tiebreaking goal. 

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Massapequa vs. Syosset

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau matchup.

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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Syosset High School senior named Presidential Scholar

Ethan Chiu is the only student from Long Island to receive what is considered one of the nation's highest honors.

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Syosset High School student has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar
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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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races