MacArthur's Matt Sarni a maestro on mound

Matt Sarni pitched 11 unblemished innings againt Seaford in Nassau  A playoffs.

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Eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport reopens

Roadwork has led to the closure of eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport, the Nassau County Police Department said Saturday.

Man faces hate crime charges in East Meadow graffiti case

The man allegedly spray-painted "KKK" on the wall of a local urgent care clinic earlier this month, Nassau County police said Saturday.

Weather dampens Saturday's Bethpage Air Show, but hopes soar for Sunday 

Most of Saturday's Bethpage Air Show was canceled, but organizers are buoyed by the prediction of a picture-perfect day at Jones Beach on Sunday.

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'For two years we've been living with death and tragedy'

Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

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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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Garden City vs. Long Beach

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semifinal.

Calhoun vs. MacArthur

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semfinal. 

Calhoun vs. Division

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semifinal.

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A.J. Molinari's OT goal sends Calhoun boys lacrosse to Nassau B final

It's the Colts' first trip to the county title game since 1987. 

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Calhoun handles adversity against Division, wins Game 3 of Nassau baseball semifinal

Dan Bondi allowed four hits and walked three in 6 1/3 innings to put the Colts in the final series.

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Garden City boys lacrosse feels right at home on Hofstra turf, gains Nassau final

Fargione Gibbons, Aidan Considine and Jay Ottomanelli each score two goals in semifinal win.

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East Rockaway man stockpiled ghost guns, prosecutors say

Authorities say he is facing local charges that could send him to prison for up to 15 years.

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Sofia LaSpina, Gabby Hanellin lead Bellmore-Merrick to inaugural Nassau girls flag football title

The inaugural Nassau girls flag football championship was secured on LaSpina's late TD pass to Hanellin.

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Nassau flag football championship: Bellmore-Merrick vs. Lynbrook

Bellmore-Merrick and Lynbrook battled for the first ever Nassau flag football title.

Northwell Health Nurse Choir to perform at Jones Beach

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

Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez to headline UFC Fight Night at UBS Arena

It is the first MMA event at the $1.1 billion facility at Belmont Park, which opened last November.

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Motorcyclist killed in Uniondale collision, Nassau police say

The motorcyclist collided with a sedan at the intersection of Front and Chester streets last night, police said.

Studio in oceanfront Lido Beach Towers asks $409,000

The iconic pink building, with a pool and beach access, is next to Long Beach.

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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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Lost and found, eventually: Hempstead's $4.7M in federal rent relief

The misunderstanding over U.S. Treasury funds came as the town struggled to get aid out to landlords, federal data shows. 

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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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Toy for Tots drive dedicated to little leaguer who died during game

The 10-year-old Long Beach boy who suffered an epileptic seizure was also named an honorary Marine.

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U.S. Marine Corp posthumously names Lazar LaPenna honorary co-chairman of Toys for Tots
Long Beach OKs $123M bond to reroute sewage out of Reynolds Channel

The bonds will be used to convert Long Beach's wastewater treatment plant and build a pipeline that connects to Nassau's treatment facility at Bay Park in East Rockaway.

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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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Cops: Woman left 5-month-old son in car in Merrick

According to police, a witness said the baby, who was in a car with the windows closed outside a store, was crying, coughing and red in the face.

City of Long Beach increases cost of beach passes

The city is raising the prices of individual and family beach passes by up to $30 for the upcoming summer.

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Newsday Athlete of the Week is Delaney Radin of Long Beach girls lacrosse

Delaney Radin from Long Beach girl’s lacrosse has always possessed great leadership skills and intangibles....

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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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Building projects mean the end for Long Beach boardwalk food trucks 

Work on apartment and condo projects could continue for the next few years, leaving owners of the popular food trucks without a place to park near the boardwalk during the busy summer months.

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To honor Lazar LaPenna, ballplayers suit up for school

On Long Island and beyond, youth baseball players wore their uniforms to school to pay tribute to the Long Beach fourth-grader who died last month during a Little League game.

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'A Strange Loop' racks up 11 Tony nods

Acting nominees include Long Island natives Patti LuPone and Billy Crystal.

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State to study whether Loop Parkway drawbridge should be replaced

The state is looking to conduct an engineering study on the 88-year-old drawbridge and the 2.65-mile Loop Parkway, which has needed frequent repairs.

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Thanks, Mom: LI high school athletes pay tribute for Mother's Day

Each Mother's Day, Newsday invites Long Island high school student-athletes to honor their mothers with personal letters.

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Jets honor Lazar LaPenna's memory

The Jets are honoring the memory of Lazar LaPenna, the 10-year-old boy from Long Beach who tragically died during a Little League game.

Tribute to Lazar LaPenna


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