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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Pre-trial hearing for alleged Stop & Shop shooter
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
UFC champion Aljamain Sterling receives a hometown hero's salute in Uniondale

UFC bantamweight champ gave Uniondale High School students his message of perseverance and self-determination.

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Upcoming Events

The Killing Kompany: Death at the Disco

Mar4

Comedy murder mystery dinner show presented by the Killing Kompany, limited seating, health guidelines will be followed, held at G's Club on 157 Hempstead Avenue, register

Where

West Hempstead, NY

West Hempstead, NY

11552

Price

$65

Virtual Conversation Circle

Mar9

Online conversation circle with Sandy Hinden, participants will receive a copy of Hilden's book "7 Keys to Love", register for a Zoom link

Where

West Hempstead Public Library

500 Hempstead Ave.

West Hempstead, NY

11552

Phone: 516-481-6591

Price

Free

American Legion Post 1087 Meeting

Mar15

Cathedral Post 1087, new members welcome

Where

American Legion Post 1087 - West Hempstead

233 Woodlawn Rd.

West Hempstead, NY

11552

Phone: 516-486-9619

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UFC champion Aljamain Sterling honored at hometown Uniondale High School
Aljamain Sterling Day at Uniondale High School
Winning Take 5 ticket worth $18,060 sold in Long Beach

The only winner statewide had all five midday draw numbers correct.

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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Plainedge vs. Calhoun

Scenes from a Nassau Class A baseball quarterfinal between Plainedge and host Calhoun on Sunday.

Dan Bondi pitches Calhoun past Plainedge

Alec Edwards' homer backs Colts starter in Nassau Class A quarterfinal win.

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Cops: Driver killed on Southern State after hitting tree

The vehicle was heading east near the exit for the Wantagh State Parkway when the driver struck the tree, a State Police spokesman said.

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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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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Preserving 'a little bit of history.' LI man's antique bottle collection gives a peek into the past.

Mike Cavanaugh takes his kayak out into the waters near his East Rockaway and Gilgo Beach homes in search of the bottles. He then researches the history of the bottles to compile stories for a website he created.

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LI bottle collector digs up history, gives a peek into the past
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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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 2 and 3.

'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
'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
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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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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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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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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Nassau vigils call for peace, end to gun violence

Nearly 100 Village of Hempstead elected officials, clergy, law enforcement and local residents held a vigil Tuesday outside village hall to pray for racial equality and for the victims of the mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket.

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Hempstead to Buffalo after mass shooting: You are 'not alone'
State launches new effort to examine banking access

Within the broader New York City metropolitan area, Black and Hispanic households have among the highest rates of being "unbanked," according to the most recent FDIC survey.

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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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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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