Police find dad, 3 sons lost in 6,000-acre Suffolk park 

The family was able to reach 911 just before the father's cellphone battery died and Suffolk officers conducted an hour-long search to find them.

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Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

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Long Island Christians weigh in on Roe v. Wade
On abortion issue and Roe, beliefs of LI Christians mirror U.S.

Christian Long Islanders are as divided on the hot-button abortion issue as most of the country. Between the extremes — no abortion at all or abortion with no restrictions — there is nuance among Christians on the island. 

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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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Upcoming Events

Lecture: The True Story of the Culper Spy Ring

Oct25

Lecture by historian, author and former Newsday reporter Bill Bleyer on "The True Story of the Culper Spy Ring."

Where

Manorville Historical Society

50 North St.

Manorville, NY

11949-1622

Phone: 631-878-1579

Price

free

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Newsday Athlete of the Week is Floyd boys lacrosse's Connor Murtha

Senior had 22 goals and 11 assists this season.

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Courtney Quinn leads Ward Melville girls lacrosse to Suffolk final

Had two goals and two assists in win over Floyd.

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Center Moriches girls lacrosse wins its second straight Suffolk Class D title

Megan Magill gets three goals, two assists and Lauren Spivak scores four goals.

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First responders recognized for successful use of CPR at ceremony in Dix Hills

The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council presented awards Saturday to police, fire, ambulance and other emergency personnel for successfully administering CPR to victims.

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Open in Manorville: Papa Joseph's Italian Restaurant
Michelangelo, Manorville: Closed, but namesakes proliferate
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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Centereach man pleads guilty in fatal stabbing of wife, Suffolk DA says

The body of Melissa Molinari, who was stabbed 58 times, was found in the Pine Barrens wrapped in garbage bags and duct tape, prosecutors said.

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Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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Port Jefferson vs. Center Moriches

See the scenes from Friday's playoff matchup.

Stephen Bayer propels Port Jefferson to Class D Suffolk boys lacrosse title

Bayer scored five goals and Kyle Scandale had three goals and a key assist.

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Deer Park man gets 21 years in prison for wife's killing

Paul Bonny, 35, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the November 2020 fatal shooting, prosecutors said.

Sheriff's honors for one who dreamed of joining the ranks 

Two years after Philip Joseph "PJ" Fusaro's death, his memory lives on as the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office and others celebrated his legacy. 

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Suffolk sheriff posthumously honors William Floyd graduate 
Stony Brook women fall to North Carolina in NCAA lacrosse tourney

Seawolves finish 16-3 after falling in the quarterfinals for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

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Sayville vs. Mount Sinai

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff matchup.

Catherine Meyers pitches 1-hitter as Sayville softball wins playoff opener

Giovanna Calicchio had three hits and an RBI in victory over Mount Sinai.

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Riverhead Town, SCWA to extend water service in Manorville

Town and Suffolk County Water Authority officials say they have agreed in principle to connect 64 homes.

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SCWA, Riverhead officials may combine efforts to bring clean water to some residents

The agency's CEO wants to collaborate with the town to "potentially reduce costs and ensure that work is completed as quickly as possible" to connect those in the Riverhead section of Manorville to public water.

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Navy pushed to pay $3M to help Riverhead residents get hooked up to public water

The Suffolk County Water Authority recently received $2.7 million to connect Manorville residents in Brookhaven Town to public water, and environmental advocates want the same done for dozens of other homes near the former Grumman plant in Calverton.

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Waterdrinker Tulip Festival features 1 million blooms this year

The farm has doubled the size of its annual Tulip Festival.

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Homeowners say more LIers need their water wells tested
Easter egg hunts, brunches and parades on Long Island 

You can take photos, have brunch, see a parade and find colorful eggs filled with treats.

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International Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates what was once hidden

Many transgender people hide who they are from their friends and loved ones out of fear of harassment or violence, advocates said.

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Runners raise funds and remember killed Boy Scout Andrew McMorris

Hundreds ran and walked Saturday in Riverhead to raise money for scholarships and scouting, and to pay tribute to Andrew McMorris, the 12-year-old Boy Scout killed in 2018 by a drunken driver.

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$7M from federal omnibus bill to fund hookups to public water supply to 124 homes

Work will begin in the summer to transfer properties in Riverhead and Brookhaven towns whose private wells have tested positive for contaminants.

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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.

Riverhead to use county data to seek grants to improve water quality in Manorville, Calverton

"We're going to use that to strengthen our grant proposals to try and obtain funding for water main extensions to cover these areas impacted," said Frank Mancini, Riverhead's water district superintendent, of areas in Calverton and Manorville.  

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Long Island's career and technical schools seeing spike in enrollment

Educators credit a high economic demand for skilled workers and a more rigorous college-aligned curriculum for the spike.

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Southampton suspends village police officer without pay after trespassing charge

Suffolk police said Lee Pulliam entered a neighbor's home in Manorville during a dispute on Christmas Eve without permission. The charges prompted Southampton's board to strip Pulliam, whose annual salary is $152,000, of pay for 30 days.

Manorville man accused of sending sexual messages to 16-year-old girl

Andrew Quattrone, 38, who already faced criminal charges in Suffolk County for allegedly soliciting sex from a 15-year-old girl in Babylon last spring, appeared for arraignment in a Nassau County court.

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Top 25 boys bowlers for 2021-22 winter season

A look at the top 25 boys bowlers this winter, in alphabetical order.

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Remodeled modern farmhouse-style Manorville house listed for $799,000

Built in 1979 as a Tudor-style home, the five-bedroom, 2½-bath house was completely renovated.

The top 25 Long Island high school sports stories of 2021

The impact of COVID-19 and a unique schedule made 2021 a memorable year for high school sports.

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LI man collects 50 years of Hallmark Christmas ornaments
These Long Islanders go over-the-top on indoor holiday décor, and admit it

Why do people do it? "I think a lot of holiday decorating is born of nostalgia."

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