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 1 and 2.

'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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Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
Toy for Tots drive dedicated to little leaguer who died during game

The 10-year-old Long Beach boy who suffered an epileptic seizure was also named an honorary Marine.

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U.S. Marine Corp posthumously names Lazar LaPenna honorary co-chairman of Toys for Tots
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Marvel Frozen Dairy in Lido Beach offering 25-cent cones for its 70th anniversary
Raay-Nor's 'famous chicken' returns to Lido Beach as pop-up shop
Long Beach OKs $123M bond to reroute sewage out of Reynolds Channel

The bonds will be used to convert Long Beach's wastewater treatment plant and build a pipeline that connects to Nassau's treatment facility at Bay Park in East Rockaway.

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2 charged in scheme to steer Hempstead school food contracts, feds say

According to the indictment, Sharon Gardner, then the food services director for Hempstead schools, steered more than $1 million in sole-source breakfast contracts to Maria Caliendo's company, even though cheaper options existed.

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SEVENTEEN bringing K-pop to UBS Arena in September

The 13-member group from South Korea is the first K-pop act booked at UBS.

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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Way to Go! Wantagh student designs tote bag for charity

Proceeds from bag sales benefit the John Theissen Children's Foundation.

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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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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Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year

Six other top PSEG LI executives made more than their LIPA counterparts, with compensation ranging from $571,737 to $336,389.

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Hempstead man sentenced for pistol-whipping assault of homeowner

Police intervened after the victim was able to lure Johnny Shorter outside with the promise of giving him money that he was demanding.

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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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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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To honor Lazar LaPenna, ballplayers suit up for school

On Long Island and beyond, youth baseball players wore their uniforms to school to pay tribute to the Long Beach fourth-grader who died last month during a Little League game.

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Jets honor Lazar LaPenna's memory

The Jets are honoring the memory of Lazar LaPenna, the 10-year-old boy from Long Beach who tragically died during a Little League game.

Tributes pour in for Long Beach boy who died while playing baseball

Even the New York Mets left three bats outside their clubhouse Wednesday in honor of Lazar LaPenna, 10.

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Taking action: LI school districts growing their own teachers

Baldwin, Long Beach and Brentwood are among the K-12 districts across Long Island to revitalize, create or strengthen teacher pipeline programs in recent months.

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Baldwin has 'grow-your-own' teacher program
Way to Go! Kellenberg student works to improve beach access

Anna Nealon has collected about 1,000 signatures for "Live Without Limits."

Driving ranges to perfect your swing on Long Island 

Where you can drive balls by the bucket.

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Dog parks on Long Island: Where Fido can run and play outdoors

From amenities to park tips, everything you need to know for an afternoon of outdoor fun with your pup. 

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NBC's 'The Blacklist' filming on Long Island

The drama shot scenes for an upcoming episode in Long Beach and Lido Beach.

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Barge off Long Beach surveys best route for wind-powered cable

The survey contractor, Equinor, will determine the best path for a cable that could ultimately supply wind-driven power to about a million homes, officials say.

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Smart cookies! How Girl Scouts develops entrepreneurs

Long Island businesswomen credit the girl-centered organization with laying the foundation for leadership.

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Majority-white communities have biggest spikes in COVID-19 cases over past month

That's a dramatic shift from the beginning of the pandemic, when Black and Latino communities were impacted much more heavily, a Newsday analysis shows.

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What ever happened to WLIR's Malibu Sue?

A key member of WLIR's on-air staff, Susan "Malibu Sue" McCaskie looks back at the station's glory years. And she reveals how she got her nickname.

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Way to Go! Wantagh High School students make national TV appearance

Bella Nocera and Kevin Pfundstein appeared on NBC's home renovation show "George to the Rescue" discussing the importance of Camp ANCHOR.

Judge tosses charges in 2019 shooting involving NYPD sergeant

Acting State Supreme Court Justice Francis Ricigliano found in a decision that became public Monday that the prosecution gave a "flawed presentation" to the grand jury and that prejudiced the cases against both NYPD Sgt. Justin Ellis and Patrick Catania, the personal trainer.

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Living in Lido Beach means having a 'year-round vacation home'

The 'cozy beach town' has seen home prices rise recently, with homes going from about $700,000 to $2 million.

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Man, woman found dead in waters off Bayville, Lido Beach

Officers first responded at 11:30 a.m. Sunday to a beach in Bayville for a woman who was found unresponsive in the water, and at 1:50 p.m. Sunday to Lido Beach where to a man was found unresponsive in the water, Nassau police said.

'George to the Rescue' is a life saver for LI's 'Camp ANCHOR'

The fix-it show "George to the Rescue" airs an episode Saturday about refurbishing Camp ANCHOR, a Lido Beach recreation center for individuals with disabilities.

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Beaches open on Long Island past Labor Day

It may be the unofficial end of summer, but some beaches are still open to visitors to enjoy lower parking fees, sun and surf.

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