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

Talking About Literature: The Dearly Beloved

Mar4

John Zaluski will lead a discussion of the novel "The Dearly Beloved" by Cara Wall, held in-person (limited space) and on Zoom (meeting ID is 969 0897 6542, passcode is 716551)

Where

Freeport Library

144 W. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY

11520-3726

Phone: 516-379-3274

Price

Free

Antiques Historical Arms Show

Mar5

Featuring Revolutionary and Civil War collectibles. Muskets, Swords, Military Rifles and Sporting Guns to 1945, presented by the Long Island Antiques Arms Society, Inc

Where

Freeport Recreation Center

130 E. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY

11520-4018

Phone: 516-377-2314

Price

Free

Online: Tai Chi

Mar5

Online tai chi session, have water available and wear comfortable clothing and sneakers, access code is 509-229-173

Where

Freeport Library

144 W. Merrick Rd.

Freeport, NY

11520-3726

Phone: 516-379-3274

Price

Free

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

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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.

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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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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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
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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West Babylon man hits police car, injuring detective, Nassau police say

Police said the collision occurred while detectives were investigating a fatal overdose.

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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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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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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.

State launches new effort to examine banking access

Within the broader New York City metropolitan area, Black and Hispanic households have among the highest rates of being "unbanked," according to the most recent FDIC survey.

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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.

Joseph Scannell, former prosecutor, lawmaker and 'unwavering champion' for Baldwin, dies at 59

Joseph Scannell, a longtime Nassau legislator, was dedicated to constituents.

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