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
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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School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

'The William Floyd Youth & Government program continues to be the gold standard.'

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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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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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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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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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Ghost to haunt UBS Arena Sept. 10

Mastodon will be the Swedish metal band's special guest at the Elmont show.

Global supply chain 'a disaster' for Long Island pavement firm

Local business owners said they have been hampered by shipping delays at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The backups have slowed the arrival of key ingredients for products, cutting into businesses' bottom lines. 

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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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Hewlett man found guilty in 2020 in Hempstead stabbing

After a verbal altercation Keith Pooler 56, stabbed the victim in the heart with a steak knife, authorities said.

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Kayak launch, fishing pier among improvements at Hempstead Lake State Park

The improvements are part of what the state says is a $47 million "transformation" of Hempstead Lake State Park, which has the largest body of fresh water in Nassau County.

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Kendrick Lamar to play UBS Arena Aug. 7

Ticket's for the rapper's show go on sale May 20.

Jericho, Garden City students honored at engineering fair

The students' projects in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair examined topics such as cancer research, climate change and a way to assist the visually impaired.

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Girl, 10, hit while biking to ice cream truck in New Hyde Park, Nassau police say

Police said the girl sustained a head injury.

Smashing Pumpkins, Jane's Addiction set for UBS Arena show

Billy Corgan's band shares the bill with Jane's Addiction on Oct. 14 in Elmont.

Four LI hospitals get 'A' rating by nonprofit watchdog

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, Mather Hospital, North Shore University Hospital and NYU Langone Hospital–Long Island each got the top score from the Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group.

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Police: 2 charged in catalytic converter thefts after father, son hold them until arrest

Two New York City men were caught using a special saw to remove catalytic converters from cars in Elmont, Nassau County police said.

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Scorpions, Whitesnake set to rock UBS Arena

The Scorpions and Whitesnake will play the Elmont venue on Sept. 7.

Ross Mathews weds Wellinthon García in Mexico

Comic and TV personality Mathews and Long Island educator García were married Saturday at a Puerto Vallarta resort.

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