Flags placed at Calverton National Cemetery to honor America's fallen this Memorial Day
Flags again planted at graves of fallen soldiers in Calverton National Cemetery

Thousands of volunteers, including Long Island scout troops, spent Saturday at Calverton National Cemetery planting flags at the graves of fallen soldiers to honor their service on Memorial Day weekend.

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Dear Hamptons visitors: Plan ahead, book ahead, call ahead this summer

That's the main piece of advice from hotel and business owners anticipating larger crowds returning to the North and South forks as COVID restrictions ease and Memorial Day ushers in the summer season.

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Mikaela Mooney, Felicia Giglio help Bayport-Blue Point girls lacrosse take Suffolk C championship

Phantoms' Felicia Giglio had seven saves and Mikaela Mooney had four goals.

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Suffolk Class C girls lacrosse final: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Shoreham-Wading River
Suffolk boys tennis small school championship

See the scenes from Tuesday's event.

Ray Hidaka wins deciding match as Shoreham-Wading River boys tennis takes Suffolk title

Shoreham beat No. 1 Bayport-Blue Point , which beat the Wildcats twice during the regular season.

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Bishop Emil Wcela, leading figure in LI Catholic Church, dies at 91

Bishop John Barres, head of the diocese, called Emil Wcela "a humble man, fine Scripture scholar, faithful pastor and dedicated bishop," noting that he served the diocese for more than 65 years.

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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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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
Playground in Aquebogue dedicated to memory of elementary school teacher

Keri Lynn Stromski, a mother of three and a longtime teacher in the Riverhead School District, died last year after a 4½-year battle with breast cancer.

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Long Island school budgets up for vote today: Most under tax cap, two call for overrides

Eighteen Long Island school districts have frozen tax rates, and four are calling for cuts. New Suffolk and Wainscott on the East End are seeking to pierce the tax cap.

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Abortion-rights rallies draw crowds on LI, across U.S.

Thousands of New Yorkers, Long Islanders among them, marched Saturday to protest the potential reversal of the landmark federal law ensuring a woman's right to abortion.

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Protests over the potential reversal of Roe v. Wade 
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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Mount Sinai vs. Shoreham-Wading River

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

Riverhead Town, SCWA to extend water service in Manorville

Town and Suffolk County Water Authority officials say they have agreed in principle to connect 64 homes.

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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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Gabriel's Giving Tree helps OD victims' families

The group helps families in need to pay for funeral and burial services after a loved one dies from an opioid overdose.

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Ethan Hawke's Netflix movie filming in Riverhead Town

"Leave the World Behind" stars Hawke, Julia Roberts and Mahershala Ali.

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Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans
Glen Cove woman running 7 marathons in 7 days to honor veterans

Since 2016, ultra-marathoner Eva Casale has run a series of marathons to benefit local VFWs and other military service organizations, as well as veterans and their families.

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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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LI Vietnam War veterans honored 
Vietnam War veterans from Long Island honored for service

The veterans were awarded the medals at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale.

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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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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.

School Notebook: Bethpage team wins Long Island Ethics Bowl

"This was a big morale booster after a couple of years that have been challenging," said the team's coach Wendy Way.

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Drunken driver injures Riverhead officer investigating crash, police say

A drunken driver identified crashed into a police vehicle on the scene of an earlier crash in Wading River, according to Riverhead Town Police. The officer suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.

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