Police find dad, 3 sons lost in 6,000-acre Suffolk park 

The family was able to reach 911 just before the father's cellphone battery died and Suffolk officers conducted an hour-long search to find them.

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Performers fleeing Ukrainian war find refuge with traveling Flip Circus

The circus is here for 10 days this month.

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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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20+ things to do this Memorial Day weekend on Long Island

Here are more than 20 ways to get started this holiday weekend.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday Worship Service

Mar6

In-person service at 8:30 a.m., masks required, also available following the service at facebook.com/stpaulselca; outdoor service at 10:30 a.m., drive-in or sit outside as weather permits, bring seating, tune your radio to 88.3 FM

Where

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Port Jefferson

309 Patchogue Rd.

Port Jefferson Station, NY

11776

Phone: 631-473-2236

Price

free

Ladies Auxiliary Post 432 Meeting

Mar8

Ladies Auxiliary Wilson Ritch Post 432 meets, new members welcome

Where

American Legion Wilson Rich Post No. 432 - Port Jefferson Station

432 Hallock Ave.

Port Jefferson Station, NY

11776

Healthy Libraries

Mar8

A group of healthcare professionals and graduate student interns from Stony Brook Medicine from the fields of social work, public health, nursing, and nutrition will be at Comsewogue Public Library to assist with access to in-person and virtual healthcare related resources

Where

Comsewogue Library

170 Terryville Rd.

Port Jefferson Station, NY

11776-1376

Phone: 631-928-1212

Price

Free

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Newsday Athlete of the Week is Floyd boys lacrosse's Connor Murtha

Senior had 22 goals and 11 assists this season.

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Courtney Quinn leads Ward Melville girls lacrosse to Suffolk final

Had two goals and two assists in win over Floyd.

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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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First responders recognized for successful use of CPR at ceremony in Dix Hills

The Suffolk Regional Emergency Medical Services Council presented awards Saturday to police, fire, ambulance and other emergency personnel for successfully administering CPR to victims.

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Several charged in raid of Curry Club at SāGhar restaurant in Port Jefferson1m read1m read
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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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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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Girl, 13, raped by man she met via Snapchat, Suffolk police say

Police said the man met up with the girl at a playground in Hauppauge, where he raped her.

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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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Deer Park man gets 21 years in prison for wife's killing

Paul Bonny, 35, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the November 2020 fatal shooting, prosecutors said.

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 
Stony Brook women fall to North Carolina in NCAA lacrosse tourney

Seawolves finish 16-3 after falling in the quarterfinals for the fourth time in the last five seasons.

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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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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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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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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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A dog festival comes to Port Jefferson and more pet events this summer

Dock-diving, a dog performance sport making waves in pet-centric circles across the nation, will be making a splash at the festival.

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Alexa Ayotte nets winner as Port Jefferson gains final

Breaks a tie at 13 with 30 seconds left in thrilling finish of Suffolk Class D semi.

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Ward Melville's Julian Smith motors to comfortable 800 victory

He glides in 1:56.31 at North Shore Invitational and skips the usual pain

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Stranded sailboat crew of 4 hoisted to safety by Coast Guard

The four men had become stranded at sea last weekend after 25-foot waves capsized their Mount Sinai sailboat 100 miles south of Long Island.

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Coast Guard rescues 4 sailors 100 miles south of Long Island
Mount Sinai's Joey Spallina getting closer to LI boys lacrosse scoring record

Spallina has 482 points and is 18 short of the mark. If he stays at his current scoring pace -- a little over nine points a game -- the record should be in reach if the undefeated Mustangs reach the Suffolk title game.

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St. James crash kills South Setauket man

The man crashed into a tractor trailer backing into an Acura dealership, police said.

Mount Sinai vs. Shoreham-Wading River

See the scenes from Mount Sinai's victory on Thursday.