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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Upcoming Events

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"

Where

Beach Street Middle School

Higbie Lane

West Islip, NY

11795

Phone: 631-893-3310

Price

$10

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Mar7

Join Mrs. Ceramello for an informal monthly meeting, bring your current needle project to work on and share with the group, light refreshments will be served, cardholders only, masks are required, limit of 10, register

Where

Center Moriches Library

235 Main St.

Center Moriches, NY

11934-2405

Phone: 631-878-0940

Price

Free

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 414

Mar11

Post 414, new members welcome, no meetings in July and Aug.

Where

VFW Post 414, Center Moriches

437 Main St.

Center Moriches, New York

11934

Phone: 631-878-4908

Price

Free

Website
vfw.org
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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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Island Empanada and Blue Point Brewing Co. to host Ukraine benefits
Ice cream shop The Rainbow Rolls opens in Center Moriches1m read1m read
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. 

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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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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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 
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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Suffolk legislators weighing 12-year limit for officeholders

The legislature advanced a measure that would establish a countywide referendum in November and settle an issue that caused a thorny political and legal dispute last year.

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Long Island partyboats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

They've got all you need to go fishing — bait, tackle — and they'll clean your catch, too.

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Babylon vs. Center Moriches

Scenes from a Suffolk girls lacrosse game between Babylon and host Center Moriches on Wednesday.

Megan Magill drives Center Moriches past Babylon

She scores six goals and Isabella Burke had five as Red Devils prepare to defend their Suffolk Class D lacrosse title.

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Commack vs. Floyd

Scenes from a Suffolk girls lacrosse game between Commack and host Floyd on Tuesday.

Kayla Gilmore leads Floyd past Commack

Colonials enter the playoffs 11-3 in the league, with its three losses by a total of six goals, and on a seven-game winning streak.

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Mastics-Moriches-Shirley library to relocate to rec center temporarily

The Shirley branch on William Floyd Parkway will close early next month and the temporary branch will open on June 6 at Brookhaven Town's Mastic Recreation Center at 15 Herkimer St., officials said.

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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Port Jeff Station man sentenced for killing outside pizzeria

Joseph Garcia, 20 was found guilty on April 7 of shooting to death David Bliss, 25 when he got into a dispute with the victim as Bliss was picking up pizza in Port Jefferson.

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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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Former speakeasy with 'checkered past' among 5 LI sites getting Jersey Mike's

The sub chain has 20 restaurants on Long Island after entering the market in 2016.

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LI's Joe Smith Jr. set for title unification bout with Artur Beterbiev at MSG

Three light heavyweight titles will be on the line at MSG's Hulu Theater

Suspect in crash that nearly killed Suffolk officer Timothy Thrane pleads guilty

William Petersohn, of Mastic, pleaded guilty to two felonies and a misdemeanor in the Nov. 3 crash.

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