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

Crossover Christian Church Service

Mar6

Crossover Christian Church services at the community center at Heritage Park.

Where

North Shore Heritage Park

633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.

Mt. Sinai, NY

11766

Phone: 631-509-0882

Price

free

Beginner Tai Chi Yang 24

Mar7

Relaxing, low impact, weight-bearing and aerobic exercise developed to enhance physical and mental health, held on Mondays for 12 weeks, register

Where

Heritage Community Center

633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.

Mt. Sinai, NY

11766

Phone: 631-509-0882

Price

$144 for 12 week session, $15 per class

Zumba

Mar8

Join in for a total body workout, combining all elements of fitness, including cardio, muscle conditioning, boosted energy and more, held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, register

Where

Heritage Community Center

633 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.

Mt. Sinai, NY

11766

Phone: 631-509-0882

Price

$10 per class

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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. 

Judge rejects bail bid for ex-LIer suspected in fatal shove case

After a hearing in New York State Supreme Court, Judge Ellen Biben declined to overturn a ruling by a different judge, which had effectively suspended a $500,000 bail package and  ordered Lauren Pazienza held without bail.

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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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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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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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Jack Trovato's four goals propel Islip boys lacrosse past Miller Place in Suffolk quarterfinals

"I really didn't even create my own shots," Trovato said. "My teammates were getting me open."

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Way to Go! Port Jefferson student named 'Shining Star'

Meara Kelly has helped raise thousands of dollars for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

Historic Port Jefferson village home listed for $875,000

The former B&B has four bedrooms, 2½ baths and a separate legal studio apartment.

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Mount Sinai baseball piles up runs late to beat Shoreham-Wading River in Suffolk playoffs

Galli, Rodgers,  Franquiz and Salvati combine to drive in four runs and secure the win in Suffolk Class A Conference IV pool play

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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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Shannan Gilbert's sister rejects police theory her sister's death was not a homicide

"It doesn't matter if people think that she's a victim of the Long Island [Gilgo] Serial Killer or not. Something happened to her that night," Sherre Gilbert said Tuesday.

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