Rocky Point claims Game 1 of Suffolk A baseball finals

Rocky Point beat Mount Sinai, 5-4, in extra-innings on a walk-off hit by pitch.

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Flags again planted at graves of fallen soldiers in Calverton National Cemetery

Thousands of volunteers, including Long Island scout troops, spent Saturday at Calverton National Cemetery planting flags at the graves of fallen soldiers to honor their service on Memorial Day weekend.

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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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Suffolk Class C baseball final: Port Jefferson vs. Pierson

See the scenes from Port Jefferson vs. Pierson.

Frank Andriani scores on wild pitch to give Port Jefferson baseball Suffolk 'C' title

Andriani was hit by a pitch and moved to third on Evan Raymond's single.

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Mar4

Speak with a volunteer counselor to get answers to your questions about Medicare, Medigap and Medicare Drug Plans and Part D, fill out the form and you will be contacted by a counselor, register for a 30-minute appointment

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Middle Country Public Library

101 Eastwood Blvd.

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Phone: 631-585-9393

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Senior Connections

Mar4

Confidential support service for seniors, this information and referral service helps link older persons and their families to needed health and social services

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Middle Country Public Library

101 Eastwood Blvd.

Centereach, NY

11720-2733

Phone: 631-585-9393

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West Islip Symphony Orchestra: Winter Concert

Mar4

An evening of Beethoven's The Consecration of the House overture, some Irish inspired music and finally, Schubert's 9th Symphony, "The Great"

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Beach Street Middle School

Higbie Lane

West Islip, NY

11795

Phone: 631-893-3310

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$10

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Cops: Man arrested on hate crime charges for threat

A Medford man who threatened to start a race war by killing white people was arrested on a hate crime charge Friday, Suffolk County police said.

Veterans home resident remembers friends who didn't make it back from Vietnam

A Memorial Day ceremony at the Long Island State Veterans Home, the first such ceremony since the coronavirus pandemic.

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Veterans gather for Memorial Day 
Suffolk DA: Bellport High School student arrested for making "shooting" threat 
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Bellport high student made online 'massive shooting' threat against school

The 16-year-old, who was not identified because of his age, was arrested after posting the threat on an Instagram page, according to Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney.

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Smithtown East vs. Ward Melville

See the scenes from Thursday's Suffolk A semifinal.

Joe Hobot's goal gives Smithtown East boys lacrosse Suffolk semifinal win over Ward Melville

Marcus Wertheim drew the defense and made a cross field pass to Hobot, who wired a shot to the top corner

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Kelp may help shellfish growth in acidified waters, SBU study says

Acidification stunts shell growth, but the study found kelp could offset that impact for species such as oysters, hard-shelled clams and blue mussels.

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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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My Turn: A flight that called on our higher selves

It started as a typical plane ride, notwithstanding the masks on all the passengers.

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Hauppauge medical-test maker to reopen factory in Malaysia

Chembio Diagnostics Inc. had closed the overseas plant in 2020 to focus on making COVID tests for the U.S. market.

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Mikaela Mooney, Felicia Giglio help Bayport-Blue Point girls lacrosse take Suffolk C championship

Phantoms' Felicia Giglio had seven saves and Mikaela Mooney had four goals.

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Suffolk Class C girls lacrosse final: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Shoreham-Wading River
Lily Berchin's OT winner lifts Westhampton girls lacrosse to Suffolk Class B title

Westhampton will play for the Long Island title agains the Nassau champ on June 5.

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Suffolk Class B girls lacrosse final: Westhampton vs. Comsewogue

See the scenes from Wednesday's title matchup. 

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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LI museums celebrate Asian Heritage Month

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

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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Long Island school board elections get 'nasty'

Political and advocacy groups increasingly have been injecting themselves into traditionally nonpartisan school board elections on Long Island, endorsing candidates, assisting in campaigns and inflaming divisions ahead of the May 17 vote.

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House fire doesn't stop this couple from getting married
Days before their wedding, a fire took everything. Or so they thought.

When a blaze destroyed their condo, a Middle Island couple was left to rebuild their life together as it was just starting. A community swooped in to help.

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$5M property tax cut proposed in William Floyd School District
William Floyd school district proposes $5M property tax cut

Under the tax reduction plan, one of the region's biggest, the district's proposed tax levy for the 2022-23 school year would drop nearly 5% from the current year's figure.

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School Notebook: Robotics teams win Chairman's Award

This year's competition had a theme of "Rapid React."

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LI Vietnam War veterans honored 
Vietnam War veterans from Long Island honored for service

The veterans were awarded the medals at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale.

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Camp bus driver pleads guilty to multiple DWI counts

The Ridge woman crashed twice last July while taking Cub Scouts from a Calverton camp, then fled, Suffolk prosecutors said.

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Newsday's All-Long Island girls bowling team 2022

Which girls bowlers earned Newsday's top honors for the 2021-22 winter season?

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Newsday's All-Long Island boys bowling team 2022

See who earned Newsday's top honors for their work on the bowling lanes this season.

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Newsday's All-Long Island girls basketball team 2022

Meet the players selected to our annual All-Long Island team for girls basketball.

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LI woman on ventilator for 6 weeks while  battling COVID-19 leaves rehab 
Ava Franco, Alexa Preston net three goals each to boost Longwood

The Lions showed balance, chemistry in victory over Patchogue-Medford.

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Longwood vs. Patchogue-Medford

See the scenes from Tuesday's Suffolk girls lacrosse matchup.

Homeowners say more LIers need their water wells tested
Coram transportation shelter known as 'the bus stop' focus of communitywide cleanup

A communitywide effort aims to tackle drug dealing, prostitution, panhandling, homelessness and vagrancy, and create jobs and provide social services to those in need, officials say.

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