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

Procreate 2 Workshop


In this workshop, you will create brush categories to easily find brushes you need, create Color Palettes and import color reference, match color to value with the eyedropper tool, explore layers and masking to make painting easier and more


The Art Guild, Eldersfield Preserve

200 Port Washington Blvd.

Manhasset, NY


Phone: 516-304-5797



Gentle Yoga


Standing, prone and seated yoga postures, with a focus on body awareness, strengthening, stretching and the breath, bring a mat and a large towel or blanket, chairs will be available to help students get up and down to the floor, held for 6 weeks on Mondays, all attendees must wear masks, register starting Match 1 (March 5 for non-cardholders)


Babylon Library

24 South Carll Avenue

Babylon, NY


Phone: 631-669-1624



Lecture: Three Legendary Women Singers: Ella, Billie & Sarah


From the 1920s until the present day, three female singers of popular music stand out: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan. Although many women during this period have sung what has become known as the Great American Songbook, those three had voices and a style of singing--albeit different from one another that made them truly memorable. Come learn about their lives and watch videos of them singing great songs in their inimitable ways. Limited seating. Registration is required. Masks are required for all in-person programs, regardless of vaccination status


Elmont Memorial Library

700 Hempstead Tpke.

Elmont, NY


Phone: 516-354-5280



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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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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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'Cool grandmother' and 21-year firefighter elected Fire Island community's first female fire chief

As Davis Park's first female fire chief, Linda Spencer, 67, will serve a two-year term in the unpaid position, supervising a 30-member department.

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Endangered piping plovers seeing a baby boom on Fire Island, officials say

Through collaborative efforts, this year's piping plover season, which ran from late March until early September, produced a record number of 50 nesting pairs and 70 fledglings, officials say.

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Harvest of history: Farmer Ron Bush shows his family's legacy of farming tools
Harvesting history: Family tradition seeded farmer's 'extraordinary' collection

Ron Bush has many implements unfamiliar to anyone without a farming background: among them, a cow lift from Dune Alpine Farm used to raise sick cows.

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Modeling matures as marketers court baby-boomer spending

"Marketers have awakened to the fact that a whole other segment of the population needs clothes, food and wants their homes to look well," says Jeffrey Banks, emeritus board member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

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Lease deal to allow Fire Island ferry to resume service

The Davis Park Ferry spring schedule is expected to launch this weekend once Brookhaven Town approves a new agreement with the company.

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Davis Park Ferry operators face uncertain future

Brookhaven Town will put out for bid leases to use both Davis Park and Sandspit marinas, where the Sherman family has operated their service for 74 years.

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LIer to appear on 'Below Deck' spinoff

Sayville's Colin Macy-O'Toole will be among the stars of Bravo's reality-TV franchise appearing on "Below Deck Galley Talk," premiering Jan. 1.

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Spraying for mosquitoes upcoming on Fire Island

Ground spraying of streets and boardwalks in six communities will occur Monday and Tuesday evenings, Suffolk County officials said.

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After hiatus, boaters return to Watch Hill on Fire Island

You can all but hear the heartbeat returning to Watch Hill marina on Fire Island,...

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Davis Park marina on Fire Island reopens before holiday weekend

The Davis Park marina on Fire Island has reopened in time for Memorial Day weekend,...

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National Park Service: Fire Island’s Watch Hill marina reopens Friday

The Watch Hill marina was supposed to reopen last summer but the project to repair damage inflicted by superstorm Sandy in 2012 was delayed.

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Fire Island community gets new pipe for firefighting

Water Island is finally getting more water. The Suffolk County Water Authority has begun installing...

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Town: Fire Island marina has $2M-plus in storm damages

Churning waves kicked up by a storm last month caused at least $2 million in...

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Water Island compound lists for $2.385M

Bay and ocean views take top billing at a compound listed for $2.385 million in...

Fire Island to be sprayed for mosquitoes on Thursday

Suffolk County has scheduled ground spraying for Thursday, weather permitting, with an eye toward mosquito...

Suffolk: Mosquito spraying set for Fire Island communities

Suffolk County has scheduled ground spraying for Wednesday and Thursday, weather permitting, with an eye...

Ground spraying on Fire Island for mosquitoes this week

Suffolk County has scheduled ground spraying this week, weather permitting, with an eye toward mosquito...

Officials: Watch Hill marina on Fire Island won’t reopen until 2018

Boaters anticipating the reopening of Fire Island’s Watch Hill marina later this summer will have...

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Furnished Water Island home on Fire Island lists for $4M

A fully furnished home in Fire Island’s Water Island community listed for $4 million is...