MacArthur's Matt Sarni a maestro on mound

Matt Sarni pitched 11 unblemished innings againt Seaford in Nassau  A playoffs.

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Eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport reopens

Roadwork has led to the closure of eastbound Sunrise Highway in Freeport, the Nassau County Police Department said Saturday.

Man faces hate crime charges in East Meadow graffiti case

The man allegedly spray-painted "KKK" on the wall of a local urgent care clinic earlier this month, Nassau County police said Saturday.

Weather dampens Saturday's Bethpage Air Show, but hopes soar for Sunday 

Most of Saturday's Bethpage Air Show was canceled, but organizers are buoyed by the prediction of a picture-perfect day at Jones Beach on Sunday.

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'For two years we've been living with death and tragedy'

Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

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To end gun violence, some LI religious leaders preach direct action over 'thoughts and prayers'

After the Texas elementary school massacre, they are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach.

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Garden City vs. Long Beach

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semifinal.

Calhoun vs. MacArthur

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semfinal. 

Calhoun vs. Division

See the scenes from Friday's Nassau semifinal.

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A.J. Molinari's OT goal sends Calhoun boys lacrosse to Nassau B final

It's the Colts' first trip to the county title game since 1987. 

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Calhoun handles adversity against Division, wins Game 3 of Nassau baseball semifinal

Dan Bondi allowed four hits and walked three in 6 1/3 innings to put the Colts in the final series.

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Garden City boys lacrosse feels right at home on Hofstra turf, gains Nassau final

Fargione Gibbons, Aidan Considine and Jay Ottomanelli each score two goals in semifinal win.

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East Rockaway man stockpiled ghost guns, prosecutors say

Authorities say he is facing local charges that could send him to prison for up to 15 years.

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Sofia LaSpina, Gabby Hanellin lead Bellmore-Merrick to inaugural Nassau girls flag football title

The inaugural Nassau girls flag football championship was secured on LaSpina's late TD pass to Hanellin.

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Nassau flag football championship: Bellmore-Merrick vs. Lynbrook

Bellmore-Merrick and Lynbrook battled for the first ever Nassau flag football title.

Northwell Health Nurse Choir to perform at Jones Beach

The "AGT" finalists will share a bill with Train, Jewel and Blues Traveler.

Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez to headline UFC Fight Night at UBS Arena

It is the first MMA event at the $1.1 billion facility at Belmont Park, which opened last November.

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Motorcyclist killed in Uniondale collision, Nassau police say

The motorcyclist collided with a sedan at the intersection of Front and Chester streets last night, police said.

Summer travel will be busy, but COVID still unpredictable

Dr. Alan Bulbin, director of infectious disease at Catholic Health St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center, on COVID-19: "Every time you thought there was a pattern, you get a curveball, a new variant."

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Asking the Clergy: Commemorating Memorial Day

Memorial Day was established in 1868 as a time to decorate the graves of the war dead.

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Lost and found, eventually: Hempstead's $4.7M in federal rent relief

The misunderstanding over U.S. Treasury funds came as the town struggled to get aid out to landlords, federal data shows. 

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LI school officials reassure parents, staff in wake of Texas massacre

They told parents and students that there were no imminent threats in their communities, according to police, and that counselors were available to talk. 

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Interns are coming back as COVID restrictions ease

Employers expect to boost their intern hiring this summer as companies cope with shortages of workers.

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State cancels U.S. History Regents exam, cites Buffalo mass shooting

The state education commissioner stated that content in the exam, which was to be given June 1, had the potential to "compound student trauma caused by the recent violence in Buffalo."

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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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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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Cops: Grandmother of girl celebrating her Sweet 16 was one of the victims in New Hyde Park crash
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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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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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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'Our dream come true,' husband and wife say after being sworn in as Nassau police recruits

Nearly one-third of the class of 59 recruits, who will begin seven months of physical and educational training, are minorities, representing one of the department's most diverse classes, according to Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder.

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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
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.

School Notebook: Students tapped at mock-government conference

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

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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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