Detective: Victim of Stop & Shop shooting ID'd suspect from ambulance

The hearing was held to decide what evidence could be used at the trial of Gabriel Wilson, a Stop & Shop worker accused of killing the West Hempstead store manager and firing on 5 co-workers. 

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Pre-trial hearing for alleged Stop & Shop shooter
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling receives a hometown hero's salute in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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UFC champion Aljamain Sterling honored at hometown Uniondale High School
Aljamain Sterling Day at Uniondale High School

Upcoming Events

American Legion Post 1711 Meeting

Mar4

Post 1711, new members welcome, meets every month, first Friday only in July, third Friday only in August

Where

American Legion Post 1711 - Levittown

3123 Jerusalem Rd.

Levittown, NY

11756

Irish Tales and Tunes

Mar6

Ed Ryan will perform traditional and contemporary Irish songs and share the stories behind them, mixed in with plenty of Irish humor, held in-person and on Zoom, register (in-person registration starting Feb. 11 or Feb. 18 for non-residents)

Where

Levittown Library

1 Bluegrass Lane

Levittown, NY

11756-1223

Phone: 516-731-5728

Price

Free

Free AARP Income Tax-Aide

Mar8

Free tax counseling and preparation service helping low and middle income taxpayers with special attention to those ages 60 and older, bring current tax records, a copy of your last tax return, photo ID and Social Security card, register for an appointment

Where

Levittown Library

1 Bluegrass Lane

Levittown, NY

11756-1223

Phone: 516-731-5728

Price

Free

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Winning Take 5 ticket worth $18,060 sold in Long Beach

The only winner statewide had all five midday draw numbers correct.

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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Plainedge vs. Calhoun

Scenes from a Nassau Class A baseball quarterfinal between Plainedge and host Calhoun on Sunday.

Dan Bondi pitches Calhoun past Plainedge

Alec Edwards' homer backs Colts starter in Nassau Class A quarterfinal win.

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Cops: Driver killed on Southern State after hitting tree

The vehicle was heading east near the exit for the Wantagh State Parkway when the driver struck the tree, a State Police spokesman said.

Bethpage Air Show's lone female aerobatic stunt pilot once feared flying

Jessy Panzer, one of the few female aerobatic air show performers and air racers active in the United States, will perform at the Jones Beach show on Memorial Day weekend.

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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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Preserving 'a little bit of history.' LI man's antique bottle collection gives a peek into the past.

Mike Cavanaugh takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.

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LI bottle collector digs up history, gives a peek into the past
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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Clarke baseball tops Carey, advances to host Mepham in Nassau quarterfinal

Rams host Mepham Sunday and if Clarke wins, they'll play a doubleheader.

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'KKK' spraypainted on East Meadow medical clinic, Nassau police say

The graffiti was found at an Urgent Care on Hempstead Turnpike, police said.

Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner coming to Eternal Con

"Six Million Dollar Man" and "Bionic Woman" will be at Hofstra July 2 and 3.

'I never thought I was going to hear the C word ... it was like a cruel joke'

Tim McCabe, of North Bellmore, said doctors found two cancerous tumors while he was undergoing a liver transplant. He gave himself a day to be angry about it, then moved on to face his latest health challenge.

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North Bellmore resident alive thanks to organ donors
Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
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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Way to Go! Wantagh student designs tote bag for charity

Proceeds from bag sales benefit the John Theissen Children's Foundation.

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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Memorial ceremony honors fallen Nassau police officers

The Nassau police department's annual memorial ceremony honors officers killed in the line of duty, officers who died from COVID-19 or a Sept. 11-related cancer, and police department retirees who died in the past 12 months.

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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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First 'Harry Potter' film to play at Jones Beach with live orchestra

The NJ Symphony plays as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is screened.

LI museums celebrate Asian Heritage Month

Check out the exhibits at Wang Center, Hecksher Museum and Westbury Arts.

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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