Way to Go! Student designs tote bag for charity

Proceeds from bag sales benefit the John Theissen Children's Foundation.

Way to Go! Student named a 'Shining Star'

Meara Kelly has helped raise thousands of dollars for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

Love Story: They met at 16 as Modell's co-workers

We got engaged in 1971, after Ernie surprised me with a ring in my Easter basket.

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God Squad: Celebrating Buddha's birthday

Let's consider how Buddhism addresses salvation from sin/ignorance/despair.

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Asking the Clergy: Share your favorite blessing

Sharing stories of graces bestowed by rainbows and family members.

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School Notebook: Students shine at mock-gov't event

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

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God Squad: Marriage in the twilight years

'Marriage is not just about babies.'

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Asking the Clergy: Welcoming visitors in the pulpit

This week's clergy discuss how guests can offer the congregation something new.

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Way to Go! Student named top Key Club president

Under Ava Blau's leadership, the Oceanside club doubled its membership.

Ladders, passages get LI fish back in the swim of things

Long Island conservation projects are reversing decades of human-made barriers.

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God Squad: Why do we pray?

The lack of response to a petitionary prayer is not a betrayal.

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Asking the Clergy: Celebrating Mother's Day

This week's clergy talk about motherhood's joys, sorrows and responsibilities.

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Way to Go! Student wins national essay contest

Sachem High School North junior Daniela Mare was awarded a $30,000 scholarship.

Love Story: Their first date was at the movies

'We went in his mother's '65 red, convertible Chevrolet Impala ...'

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New community garden takes root in Port Washington

The effort includes volunteers, faith communities and corporate donors.

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6 great gardening gifts for moms

Shoes, candle, garden ornaments and more.

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Asking the Clergy: Gathering together again

'Return to in-person worship presents significant opportunities and challenges.'

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School Notebook: Teams named mock trial champs

The teams will now compete virtually at the state tournament later this month.

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God Squad: Still more on coping with grief

'It is manifestly not true that only the good die young.'

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University digitizes LI history for future generations

"We are trying to tell the stories of Long Islanders," says LIU Post Professor Gregory Hunter.

School Notebook: 21 first-place LISEF winners

Twenty-one students have advanced to the international level after being named first-place winners in this...

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Way to Go! Student's play presented schoolwide

The collection of monologues examines the human connection to possessions.

Way to Go! Student creates memorial patio

Peter Rizzo spearheaded the project at Hope House Ministries in Port Jefferson.

God Squad: Let us pray for a happy Passover

The Egypt of Passover ritual is not a place but a condition of being hemmed in.

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Asking the Clergy: The symbolism of seder foods

Bitter herbs, eggs, matzo, wine and water help tell the story of the exodus.

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Baldwin dancer works for inclusion in ballet

"I want to be known not only as a dancer, but as a brown dancer who opened pathways."

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School Notebook: Baldwin wins Medical Marvels

The competition challenged student to tackle how to stop human trafficking.

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Asking the Clergy: Finding love amid busyness

This week's clergy discuss ways love can indeed be found at any age, any time.

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Way to Go! Student's research globally recognized

"The topic of my talk is how sports turned me into a researcher and advocate."

Way to Go! Student wins regional poetry contest

Amber Martinez won this year's Long Island Regional Poetry Out Loud competition.

God Squad: Wishing all a Ramadan Mubarak

We are blessed this springtime to celebrate a surfeit of world spirituality.

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Asking the Clergy: Ramadan for children and teens

This week's respondents talk about introducing Ramadan's spirit and practices.

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Shaking off doldrums: LIers share their photos

See photos Newsday readers have sent to us.

God Squad: How long should grief last?

Let me share what I know from dealing with grief for more than 50 years.

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When he plays taps, LI fishermen know to come home

"On a calm night, it's pretty effective."

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Dix Hills student receives President's Volunteer Service Award

A student at Half Hollow Hills High School West received a prestigious national award for...

Syosset student builds a bright future

A Syosset High School senior with a passion for the intricacies of electrical systems is building a...

The Stony Brook School wins LI Ethics Bowl

A team from The Stony Brook School has taken the top spot in the Long...

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The Stony Brook School wins LI Ethics Bowl

A team from The Stony Brook School has taken the top spot in the Long...

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Longtime LIers fell in love $1.80 at a time

"The round-trip trolley fare was 20 cents; the movie tickets came to $1.10. Afterward we had sundaes at an ice cream parlor for 50 cents."

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Parent trap leads LI mom, dad to romance

"From then on, we did everything with the kids together."

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Black History Month: Meet LI's hidden figures

"Most of the history of African-Americans on Long Island is hidden."

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Three LI ensembles selected for national festival

Three Long Island school music ensembles are among 66 nationwide selected to perform next month...

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Seaford student spearheads crayon collection

A Seaford High School sophomore who is a Young Ambassador of the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation recently spearheaded...

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Bayport-Blue Point student supports the troops

A Bayport-Blue Point High School sophomore recently showed his support for those serving in the military with...

Half Hollow Hills East wins 'We the People' contest

A 15-student team from Half Hollow Hills High School East in Dix Hills won the...

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Wyandanch teen wins $25G scholarship

A Wyandanch teenager is among 106 students named national scholars and recipients of a $25,000...

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Mineola student wins $50K scholarship

A Mineola High School sophomore was the grand prize-winner and the recipient of a $50,000 scholarship in...

God Squad: It's worth asking, 'How do you love?'

Valentine's Day is a holiday, like Halloween, that over time has been scrubbed of its religious...

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Half Hollow Hills East wins 'We the People'

A 15-student team from Half Hollow Hills High School East in Dix Hills was named...

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