Victims of triple fatal crash include grandmother, other relatives, Nassau police said

The victims of what Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder described as a "horrific accident" include Marlene Luu, 66, of Woodside Queens.

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Folo on fatal New Hyde Park crash
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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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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Virtual: Oyster Bay Squadron - America's Boating Course

Mar9

This 8-hour boating course will cover boating law, safety equipment, safe boating practices, navigation, boating emergencies, personal watercraft, chart, GPS, trailering and more, held for multiple days, register for a link

Where

Roslyn Heights, NY

Roslyn Heights, NY

11577

Price

$75

Mercy Medical Center's Bariatric Group

Mar10

Patient Education Seminar followed by a Support Group Meeting at 7:30 p.m., held at the New York Bariatric Group office, 125 Mineola Ave.

Where

Roslyn Heights, NY

Roslyn Heights, NY

11577

Price

Free

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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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'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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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
Andrea Ceriello, owner of Ceriello Fine Foods, dies at 692m read2m read
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My Turn: The promise of blueberries puts spring in my step

This year I was anxious for spring to come. I was tired of the cold weather ...

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Developer asks IDA for 20 years of tax breaks for Greenvale factory

Steel Equities plans to renovate the longtime home of Slant/Fin Corp., which won tax breaks in 2016 to stay on Long Island but is closing the facility.

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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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5 Memorial Day weekend boutique hotel getaways on Long Island

If you're looking for a getaway this holiday weekend, a staycation is the perfect escape.

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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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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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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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Annual ceremony honors deceased members of the Nassau County Police Department
Mineola 5th-graders get hands-on bridge-building lesson

Mineola Middle School students see what it takes to be a bridge engineer at an event with the Long Island Rail Road Expansion Project Management Team.

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Mineola Middle School students taught bridge-making skills as part of STEM Day
Thomas Pushpamangalam, zoologist and professor, dies

Thomas Pushpamangalam came to the U.S. from India to study at NYU, where he later taught.

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Project adds oysters to bay to improve water quality, establish marine habitats

North Hempstead Town and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County want to add about 1 million spat-on-shell oysters to three parts of Manhasset Bay.

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CHSAA boys volleyball final: Chaminade vs. St. John the Baptist

Scenes from the CHSAA boys volleyball final between Chaminade and St. John the Baptist at St. Dominic on Monday.

Unbeaten Chaminade repeats as CHSAA boys volleyball champion

Ryan Farrell and Logan Iacobazzi led the Flyers, who did not drop a set for the second season in a row.

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3 Sweetgreen eateries in the works for salad chain's LI entrance

The fast-casual chain plans to open at least 35 new eateries in 2022, and 90% of those will be in suburban locations, Sweetgreen's chief financial officer told analysts.

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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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Nassau DA: Slaying suspect shot ex-girlfriend 9 times in the back

Quay-Sean Hines pleaded not guilty Friday to a grand jury indictment that he killed Amelia Laguerre on March 31 in a parking garage in New Hyde Park.

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10 things to watch in the Nassau girls lacrosse playoffs

1. Can Massapequa repeat? Massapequa hopes to keep control of the top of Nassau Class...

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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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Herricks vs. Island Trees

Scenes from a Nassau Conference III softball game between Herricks and host Island Trees on Wednesday.

Halle Sacharoff's seventh-inning double puts Herricks softball in driver's seat

Two-run double tied the score at 5, and Herricks took the lead on Stefani Murciano's triple in 9th.

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