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

Miller Place-Rocky Point St. Patrick's Day Parade


Parade route runs along 25A and starts in Miller Place at Harrison Avenue ending in Rocky Point at Broadway.


Rocky Point, NY

Rocky Point, NY




Online: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe


Museum educator Alice W. Schwarz will explore the extensive art career of painter, drawer and photographer Georgia O'Keeffe, register for a link


Shelter Rock Library

165 Searingtown Rd.

Albertson, NY


Phone: 516-248-7363




VFW Fischer/Hewins Post 6249 Meeting


New members welcome, meets every month, all year


VFW Post 6249, Rocky Point

109 King Rd

Rocky Point, NY


Phone: 631-744-9106

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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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Island Empanada and Blue Point Brewing Co. to host Ukraine benefits
Tilda's Bake Shop in Rocky Point resurrects Reinwald's beloved Christmas cookies1m 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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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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Mount Sinai vs. Shoreham-Wading River

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

Joey Spallina propels Mt. Sinai boys lacrosse to victory over Shoreham-Wading River

Joey Spallina had three goals and six assists for the undefeated Mustangs

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Political, advocacy groups put their imprint on LI school board races
Long Island school board elections get 'nasty'

Political and advocacy groups increasingly have been injecting themselves into traditionally nonpartisan school board elections on Long Island, endorsing candidates, assisting in campaigns and inflaming divisions ahead of the May 17 vote.

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Hand dryer saves day in Kings Park-Rocky Point baseball game

Dryers in a nearby restroom helped keep baseballs dry enough to play on during Monday's matchup.

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Former speakeasy with 'checkered past' among 5 LI sites getting Jersey Mike's

The sub chain has 20 restaurants on Long Island after entering the market in 2016.

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Cody Miller excels in new role to boost Rocky Point

Being a starting pitcher for first time, Miller didn't allow a run in six innings.

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Kings Park vs. Rocky Point

Scenes from a Suffolk League V game between Kings Park and Rocky Point at the Medford Athletic Complex on Monday.

Ham radio operators salute wireless inventor Marconi

Saturday was International Marconi Day, when ham radio operators worldwide honor Guglielmo  Marconi, who 120 years ago did some of his early wireless work in Babylon.

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Liam Kershis sparks Shoreham-Wading River win over Comsewogue

Liam Kershis sparks 9-2 run and finished with seven goals and three assists.

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Shoreham-Wading River vs. Comsewogue

Scenes from a Suffolk boys lacrosse game between Shoreham-Wading River and host Comsewogue on Wednesday.

Sayville vs. Shoreham-Wading River

See the scenes from Tuesday's Suffolk girls lacrosse matchup.

Taylor Hoss nets 6 goals as Sayville girls lacrosse tops Shoreham-Wading River

Jordan Messina and Ally Reilly added three goals apiece for the Golden Flashes.

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19 LI companies named to NY's inaugural list of historic businesses

The Historic Business Preservation Registry was created to honor and promote shops that are at least 50 years old and have made significant contributions to their communities.

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Shoreham-Wading River vs. Bayport-Blue Point

See the scenes from Shoreham-Wading River's matchup with Bayport-Blue Point.

Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse uses complete effort to beat Bayport-Blue Point

Alec Gregorek's three goals and one assist help Wildcats in Division II game.

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School Notebook: 21 named first-place winners in LISEF

Twenty-one students have advanced to the international level after being named first-place winners in this...

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Shoreham-Wading River holds off Smithtown West in boys lacrosse

Francisco Cortes and Alec Gregorek each had four goals in Shoreham-Wading River's 11-9 win in Suffolk II.

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Smithtown West vs. Shoreham-Wading River

Scenes from a Suffolk Division II boys lacrosse game between Smithtown West and host Shoreham-Wading River on Saturday.