Detective: Victim of Stop & Shop shooting ID'd suspect from ambulance

The hearing was held to decide what evidence could be used at the trial of Gabriel Wilson, a Stop & Shop worker accused of killing the West Hempstead store manager and firing on 5 co-workers. 

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Pre-trial hearing for alleged Stop & Shop shooter
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling receives a hometown hero's salute in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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UFC champion Aljamain Sterling honored at hometown Uniondale High School
Aljamain Sterling Day at Uniondale High School

Upcoming Events

Online: Poetry Workshop

Mar4

Explore the work of classic and contemporary poets and write your own poetry, facilitated by Mindy Mangot, cardholders only, limited space, register for a Zoom link

Where

Rockville Centre Public Library

221 N. Village Ave.

Rockville Centre, NY

11570-2315

Phone: 516-766-6257

Price

Free

Long Island Choral Society Auditions

Mar7

The Long Island Choral Society will be holding auditions for new members for their Spring 2022 concert that will include Haydn's "Lord Nelson Mass" and Handel's "Zadok the Priest", auditions are by appointment only, register for an appointment

Where

South Side Middle School

Hillside and North Park avenues

Rockville Centre, NY

11570

Price

Free

Online: Monday Mysteries - The Man Who Died Twice

Mar7

Online discussion of the crime novel "The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery" by Richard Osman, register for a Zoom link

Where

Rockville Centre Public Library

221 N. Village Ave.

Rockville Centre, NY

11570-2315

Phone: 516-766-6257

Price

Free

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Winning Take 5 ticket worth $18,060 sold in Long Beach

The only winner statewide had all five midday draw numbers correct.

Day trips on Long Island, in New York City to take this summer

Here are spots to visit and excursions to try that offer fun for everyone this season. 

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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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Mia's Ice Cream Kitchen in Selden serves flavors inspired by community
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Cops: Driver killed on Southern State after hitting tree

The vehicle was heading east near the exit for the Wantagh State Parkway when the driver struck the tree, a State Police spokesman said.

New drug that could save lives in COVID fight is here

Paxlovid dramatically reduces the chances of hospitalization or death for those at high risk of severe COVID-19. But many Long Islanders are still unaware of it, and some are nervous about taking it.

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Preserving 'a little bit of history.' LI man's antique bottle collection gives a peek into the past.

Mike Cavanaugh takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.

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LI bottle collector digs up history, gives a peek into the past
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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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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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 2 and 3.

'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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Changing demographics of LI schools
Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year
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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Shelby Modell, matriarch of sporting goods company, dies at 98

Shelby Modell's "whole life was dedicated to helping people," her son said.

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Joseph Scannell, former prosecutor, lawmaker and 'unwavering champion' for Baldwin, dies at 59

Joseph Scannell, a longtime Nassau legislator, was dedicated to constituents.

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Baldwin's Camdresa Davis catching on to the 800

She wins in her second try at distance in North Shore meet

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LI college graduation guide: 'Class of 2022 has persevered'

Long Island's colleges and universities are planning commencement ceremonies that largely return to pre-pandemic traditions.

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Port Washington boys lacrosse cruises in key Nassau A win over Oceanside

Henry Haberman finished with three goals and four assists for the Vikings (10-3, 6-1 in conference).

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South Side baseball's pregame routine includes rolling out fences

Cyclones must bring their own wall at Mill River Complex Park.

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Districts budget for improvements, aim to keep taxes low

Long Island's 124 school districts are proposing average spending increases of 4.17% for 2022-23, a Newsday survey found. Average tax collections are due to rise only 1.54%.

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Madison Theatre launches 'Signature' musical series

Shows include "In the Heights," "Xanadu" and "Ella, First Lady of Song."

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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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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.

East Rockaway split-level with bay views listed for $739,000

The four-bedroom home is adjacent to Hewlett Point Park and beach.

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