Talking with Rich Cohen about his 'Negotiator' dad

Onetime Syosset resident Herbie Cohen worked with presidents, the FBI, the CIA.

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Suffolk IDA awards tax breaks to one warehouse but makes no decision on another

The Venture One project in Hauppauge won the IDA's help while the Hartz Mountain project on Spagnoli Road in Melville didn't garner the votes necessary for a decision.

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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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Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson and others depart 'SNL'

Sea Cliff Emmy winner McKinnon, Davidson, Aidy Bryant and Kyle Mooney bid farewell to the show during its season 47 finale.

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Upcoming Events

Jazz Worship Service


Jazz worship service


Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

99 Central Park Rd.

Plainview, NY


Phone: 516-349-1966



Line Dance Class


Learn line dance moves like the shuffle and kickball change among others, beginners class starts at 7 p.m., intermediate class starts at 8 p.m., led by Marianne Taylor, email for more information


American Legion Hall, Post 1812, Plainview

115 Southern Parkway

Plainview, NY


Phone: 516-931-7030



Long Island Personal Enrichment in Retirement (LI PEIR)


Presentations on various subjects, ranging from literature, poetry, current events, history, political science, technology and the arts and sciences


Plainview-Old Bethpage Library

999 Old Country Rd.

Plainview, NY


Phone: 516-938-0077



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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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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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Plans made to erect memorial to baymen in Oyster Bay

The baymen's work, pulling up shellfish from the bottom of the bay, will be memorialized in a bronze figure sitting in his boat.

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Long Island restaurants offering tropical drinks, music and more3m read3m read
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LI Special Olympics opening ceremony
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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For these LI moms, 'just breastfeed' not the solution to infant formula shortage

Even for parents who want to breastfeed, it may not be an option, due to issues ranging from medical conditions to lack of milk supply.

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Kate McKinnon among those leaving 'SNL'

Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che and Kyle Mooney also departing.

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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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Long Islanders bid a tearful farewell to 'This Is Us'

Tissue boxes at hand, local viewers are ready for the NBC show's final episode.

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Changing demographics of LI schools
Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
Idina Menzel launches casual clothing line

Menzel says the line is "for people like me who hate to pick out what to wear."

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James W. Foote, who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt, dies at 73

James W. Foote was in demand for reenactments and appearances.

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Amazon Fresh opening on LI to be first in New York State, retailer says

Hiring is about to begin for the Oceanside store. Amazon Fresh supermarkets let shoppers pay digitally without going through checkout lines.

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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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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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God Squad: Happy Vesak Day! Celebrating Buddha's birthday

Let's consider how Buddhism addresses salvation from sin/ignorance/despair.

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Asking the Clergy: What is your favorite blessing?

Sharing stories of graces bestowed by rainbows and family members.

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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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Erinn Hayes will guest on another 'Kevin' show

Erinn Hayes will make a guest appearance on AMC series.

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Insurance firm moves HQ from Manhattan to Melville

The CEO of Hotaling Insurance Services said its employees want to work closer to their homes since the pandemic.

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Faith Calendar: Worship and events from May 15 to 22

Long Island's religious communities offer a variety of events each week.

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Twins in two LI school districts named valedictorian and salutatorian
Twins are valedictorian, salutatorian at 2 LI high schools 

To have twins graduate with such competitive academic achievement is so rare that administrators and teachers at the two schools said they don't recall it happening in recent memory.

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God Squad: Why get married when in you're in your 70s?

'Marriage is not just about babies.'

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Andrew Fingleton's walk-off, three-run double completes South Side's baseball comeback

The Cyclones rallied from an 8-1 deficit to beat Bethpage.

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Bethpage vs. South Side

Scenes from a Nassau baseball game between Bethpage and host South Side on Wednesday.

As food insecurity spikes, Island Harvest opens new Melville warehouse

The $8.1 million facility on Spagnoli Road, which first opened early last year, is greatly needed in the community, officials said.

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Island Harvest's new building and warehouse in Melville
LI's John Silver and MJF return home for AEW event at UBS Arena

And the Owen Hart Foundation tournaments begin at UBS Arena on Wednesday night.

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WWII comes to life for students at Old Bethpage armor museum

The Friday program, which features operational armor in open woods meant to resemble France during World War II, will also connect the conflict with Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Feds: 2 LI men charged with murder-for-hire conspiracy in killing of Queens business owner

They're among four men charged in connection with 2019 execution-style killing.

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