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From the picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of the region. Here are some of the most compelling photos.

Fisherman on the jetty in Hampton Bays on
Photo Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara / Thomas A. Ferrara

Fisherman on the jetty in Hampton Bays on the afternoon Oct. 17, 2018

Members of the Nassau County Police Department salute
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Members of the Nassau County Police Department salute the colors during their Promotion and Designation ceremony at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on the evening of Oct. 16, 2018.

Catholic faithful participate in the feast of El
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Catholic faithful participate in the feast of El Senior de los Milagros (Christ of the Miracles) in Glen Cove on the afternoon of October 14. Shown here, Devotees carry the Religious Image on their shoulders to be venerated as it is processed through the street. The Festival takes place every October throughout the world.

Carmella Raguso, the widow of National Guard airman
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Carmella Raguso, the widow of National Guard airman and FDNY Lt. Christopher Raguso, who died in Iraq, attends a ceremony at the Firemen's Memorial on Riverside Drive in Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2018. The 111th memorial service honors the 14 FDNY members who have died in the past year.

Firefighters salute the 14 FDNY members who have
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Firefighters salute the 14 FDNY members who have died in the past year, in the ceremony at the Firemen's Memorial on Riverside Drive in Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2018.

Tom Zatorski of Commack takes a dip in
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz-Gordon

Tom Zatorski of Commack takes a dip in the waters of Centerport Beach Park in Centerport, Oct. 9, 2018.

Jade Council, 7, and her brother, Evan, 5,
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Jade Council, 7, and her brother, Evan, 5, from Brentwood, choose their apples at Mill Neck Manor's annual Apple Fest on Oct. 6, 2018.

Arienne Taormina, 8 of Smithtown practicing her trapeze
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Loarca

Arienne Taormina, 8 of Smithtown practicing her trapeze skills at the iFly Trapeze school in Eisenhower Park on Oct. 5, 2018.

Briana Sheen, 3, of Bellmore, is lifted above
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Briana Sheen, 3, of Bellmore, is lifted above the waves by her grandma Mary-Louise Benderley, visiting from Niagara Falls, Canada, on an overcast but mild Saturday afternoon, Oct. 6, 2018, at Jones Beach.

Jim of Lake Ronkonkoma releases a fish he
Photo Credit: Raychel Brightman

Jim of Lake Ronkonkoma releases a fish he caught at Blydenburgh County Park in Hauppague on Oct. 5, 2018.

Trainer Kimberly Sarrica washes Campino, a middle-aged warmblood,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Trainer Kimberly Sarrica washes Campino, a middle-aged warmblood, while working at Sagamore Hill Stables, on the property of Stanhope Stables in Huntington on Oct. 5, 2018.

Trainer Kimberly Sarrica washes Campino, a middle-aged warmblood,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Trainer Kimberly Sarrica washes Campino, a middle-aged warmblood, while working at Sagamore Hill Stables, on the property of Stanhope Stables in Huntington on Oct. 5, 2018.

Visitors to Lincoln Center in Manhattan take advantage
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Visitors to Lincoln Center in Manhattan take advantage of sunny skies and the plaza fountain as fair, cool weather takes over the New York area on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Javier Betancurt, 57, of Valley Stream, reels in
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Javier Betancurt, 57, of Valley Stream, reels in his catch while fishing in Cold Spring Harbor on Oct. 4, 2018.

Friends Andres Ruiz, 32, of Huntington, left, and
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Friends Andres Ruiz, 32, of Huntington, left, and Antonio Magana, 32, of Great Neck, cast their lines while fishing on a mild day in Cold Spring Harbor on Oct. 4, 2018.

Gaby Cedeno of Hampton Bays, left, and Tania
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Gaby Cedeno of Hampton Bays, left, and Tania Hernandez of East Quogue kid around at East Quogue Village Green in East Quogue on Oct. 4, 2018.

Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda, exit a federal court in Brooklyn with their attorneys after a pretrial hearing Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. A mistrial was declared during their first trial after the jury foreman sent a note saying he wished to be excused because he could no longer carry out his duty after nine days of deliberations.

Lily Blenk, 9, a fourth-grade student at East
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Lily Blenk, 9, a fourth-grade student at East Quogue Elementary School in East Quogue reads a letter of what she did with her family on "Family First Wednesdays" on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 as students, from left, Jack Stalters, 8, Lucus Gobler, 10, Andrew Stalters, 11, Jake Calloway, 9, and Drew Calloway, 11, listen. East Quogue Elementary School is expanding it's Family First Wednesdays, or no homework night, to two Wednesdays per month, giving students a break and allowing them to spend more time with family.

Students, from center left, Jack Stalters, 8, Lucas
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Students, from center left, Jack Stalters, 8, Lucas Gobler, 10, Andrew Stalters, 11, Jake Calloway, 9, Drew Calloway, 11, Sarah Beckmann, 8, and Lily Blenk, 9, at East Quogue Elementary School in East Quogue take turns to read their letters of what they did with their family on "Family First Wednesdays" on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Their school is expanding it's Family First Wednesdays or no homework night to two Wednesdays per month.

From right, Donovan Maldonado, 16, a junior at
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

From right, Donovan Maldonado, 16, a junior at Brentwood High School, runs with his friend Quincy Williams, 16, and brother, TJ Maldonado, 19, around the track at the school Oct. 4, 2018. Donavan, who suffered life-altering injuries after being struck by a car in 2016, announced that as part of his recovery, he will participate in the 2018 Catholic Health Services Suffolk County Marathon's 5-kilometer race on Oct. 28.

Donovan Maldonado, 16, a junior at Brentwood High
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Donovan Maldonado, 16, a junior at Brentwood High School, walks with his mother, Laura Garces, at Brentwood High School on Oct. 4, 2018. Donavan, who suffered life-altering injuries after being struck by a car in 2016, announced that as part of his recovery, he will participate in the 2018 Catholic Health Services Suffolk County Marathon's 5-kilometer race on Oct. 28.

Southampton Town Police Officer Christopher Florea, left, New
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Southampton Town Police Officer Christopher Florea, left, New York State Trooper Kristen Erario, center, and Southampton Town Police Officer Nelson Gonzalez, right, speak with residents during National Coffee with a Cop Day, held at Melrose Deli in Hampton Bays on Oct. 3, 2018.

Southampton Town police officers Gaspar Montalbano, left, and
Photo Credit: Gordon M. Grant

Southampton Town police officers Gaspar Montalbano, left, and Nelson Gonzalez, center, speak with East Quogue resident Carlos Arbelaez, during National Coffee with a Cop Day, held at Melrose Deli in Hampton Bays on Oct. 3, 2018.

With the Robert Moses Causeway as a backdrop,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

With the Robert Moses Causeway as a backdrop, a seabird spreads its wings atop a post at Walker Park in Brightwaters Sept. 28, 2018.

Eastern Suffolk BOCES photography instructor Elizabeth Grafer holds
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Eastern Suffolk BOCES photography instructor Elizabeth Grafer holds a reflector as Cori Breunig of Port Jefferson, 16, photographs Anaiah Bryant of Port Jefferson, 16, at Smith Point County Park in Shirley Sept. 27, 2018. Students in Grafer's course visited the park to hone their photography skills, balancing composition with the use of natural light.

P.J. Cinque, a 2005 William Floyd High School
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

P.J. Cinque, a 2005 William Floyd High School graduate and Juilliard-trained double-bassist currently performing with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, works with bass players during a master class at William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach Sept. 27, 2018. Chia-Ling Chien, the associate principal cello of the San Diego Symphony, also visited the school to work with students in bass and cello master classes.

Ninth-grade bass player Joe Mejia, 14, plays as
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ninth-grade bass player Joe Mejia, 14, plays as P.J. Cinque, a 2005 William Floyd High School graduate and double-bassist with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, works with him and other bass players in a master class at William Floyd High School in Mastic Beach Sept. 27, 2018.

Volunteer firefighters from the West Babylon Fire Department
Photo Credit: Newsday / Steve Pfost

Volunteer firefighters from the West Babylon Fire Department extinguish a fire at Gershow Recycling in Lindenhurst Sept. 27, 2018.

Volunteer firefighters from the West Babylon Fire Department
Photo Credit: Newsday / Steve Pfost

Volunteer firefighters from the West Babylon Fire Department extinguish a fire at Gershow Recycling in Lindenhurst Sept. 27, 2018.

Valerie McFadden, organizer of the Vigil for the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Valerie McFadden, organizer of the Vigil for the National Day of Remembrance of Murder Victims in Uniondale, comforts 9-year-old Joden Bolling on Sept. 25, 2018. Joden's father, Joseph L. Bolling, was killed in 2011.

Conor Wesch, a 17-year-old senior at Newfield High
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Conor Wesch, a 17-year-old senior at Newfield High School in Selden, leans his head against his mom Allison after he hears his name announced from the pressbox at the start of of his school's Homecoming football game, Sept. 22, 2018, surprising him with his newly restored 2006 Chevy Impala SS. The car was a sentimental gift from his grandfather, and made possible through the Make-A-Wish- Foundation of Suffolk County and funding from members of his community. Wesch was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last December.

Conor Wesch, a 17-year-old senior at Newfield High
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Conor Wesch, a 17-year-old senior at Newfield High School in Selden, was surprised at the start of the Homecoming football game, Sept. 22, 2018, by his newly restored 2006 Chevy Impala SS. The car was a sentimental gift from his grandfather, and made possible through the Make-A-Wish- Foundation of Suffolk County and funding from members of his community. Wesch was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last December.

Army veteran Peter Killian salutes after being presented
Photo Credit: Bryan Bennett

Army veteran Peter Killian salutes after being presented with a Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal by Maj. Gen. Anthony Kropp at Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Sept. 22, 2018.

Marine veteran Lawrence Noon is presented a Vietnam
Photo Credit: Bryan Bennett

Marine veteran Lawrence Noon is presented a Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal by Maj. Gen. Anthony Kropp at Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Sept. 22, 2018.

Avery Telesca, a kindergartner at Woodward Parkway Elementary
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Avery Telesca, a kindergartner at Woodward Parkway Elementary School, snuggles up to her father, Army National Guard Captain Anthony Telesca, for the first time after his return home from a 9-month deployment in Iraq. Telesca surprised each of his three daughters Avery, Gianna, and Juliet, in their classrooms on Sept. 21, 2018.

Army National Guard Captain Anthony Telesca, back home
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Army National Guard Captain Anthony Telesca, back home after a 9-month deployment in Iraq, surprises his three daughters, Gianna, left, Juliet and Avery, in their classrooms at Woodward Parkway Elementary School, on Sept. 21, 2018.

Joseph Percoco, center, in red tie, leaves the
Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

Joseph Percoco, center, in red tie, leaves the federal courthouse in Manhattan after being sentenced on corruption-related charges, Sep. 20, 2018.

Distraught family members cry at the scene where
Photo Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin

Distraught family members cry at the scene where the body of 17-year-old Lamine Sarr washed up on Rockaway Beach at 98th Street on Sept. 18, 2018, in Queens. The teen had gone missing while swimming.

Herb Deitman, 71, of Bellmore, center, with Joe
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Herb Deitman, 71, of Bellmore, center, with Joe Pata, 78, of Bellmore, left, and Vicenzo Soccodato, 84, of Levittown, play a competitive game of Bocce Ball at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Sept. 13, 2018. Many say they've been playing together every week for years.

Marc Santiago, of Brentwood, fishes off the boat
Photo Credit: Daniel Goodrich

Marc Santiago, of Brentwood, fishes off the boat pavillion docks at Robert Moses State Park, Sept. 12, 2018.

Jaclyn Losquadro and Adam O'Conner, from West Babylon,
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Jaclyn Losquadro and Adam O'Conner, from West Babylon, catch up on some reading on a mild and overcast day in Long Beach, Sept. 8, 2018.

Challenger Liuba Gretchen Shirely debates incumbent Rep. Peter
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Challenger Liuba Gretchen Shirely debates incumbent Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) in a town hall at the Bay Shore Brightwaters Public Library Sept. 8, 2018.

Incumbent Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) and his challenger
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Incumbent Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) and his challenger Liuba Gretchen Shirely face off in a town hall meeting at the Bay Shore Brightwaters Public Library on Sept. 8, 2018.

Madison Failla, 8, left, and Madison Perceval, 7,
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Madison Failla, 8, left, and Madison Perceval, 7, both of Massapequa, splash around in the bay at Tobay Beach on Sept. 6, 2018.

A man basks in the sun on the
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

A man basks in the sun on the boardwalk in Long Beach on Sept. 5, 2018.

Reporters speak with Srinivasa Rao, a scientist from
Photo Credit: Bryan Bennett

Reporters speak with Srinivasa Rao, a scientist from Floral Park, Queens at JFK in Queens, N.Y. on Sept. 5, 2018.

Kimberly Aponte carries her son Mayson, 1, into
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Kimberly Aponte carries her son Mayson, 1, into the sprinkler at the Carmansville playground on 152nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side on Sept. 4, 2018.

Ava Lafler, 5, kisses her mother, Meridith, as
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ava Lafler, 5, kisses her mother, Meridith, as she waits to board a bus for the first day of kindergarten in Shirley on Sept. 4, 2018.

Kindergartners arrive at Charles E. Walters Elementary School
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Kindergartners arrive at Charles E. Walters Elementary School in Yaphank for the first day of school on Sept. 4, 2018.

Maeve Emery, 6, sits atop the shoulders of
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Maeve Emery, 6, sits atop the shoulders of her friend Maeve Moran, 9, both of Point Lookout, on a hot day on the beach in Point Lookout on Sept. 4, 2018.

Vivienne Cassidy, 4, of Rockville Centre, builds sand
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Vivienne Cassidy, 4, of Rockville Centre, builds sand castles on a hot day on the beach in Point Lookout on Sept. 4, 2018.

Mike Macchiapella, 94, a Huntington World War II
Photo Credit: Daniel Goodrich

Mike Macchiapella, 94, a Huntington World War II veteran, reviews the troops during a World War II re-enactment at the Museum of American Armor in Old Bethpage on Sept. 1, 2018.

World War II veteran Robert Fritts, 92, watches
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World War II veteran Robert Fritts, 92, watches the festivities during the Vintage Wings, Wheels and Firetrucks event at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale on Sept. 1, 2018.

Eric Capobianco of Bayport gets a fire hose
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Eric Capobianco of Bayport gets a fire hose demonstration during the Vintage Wings, Wheels and Firetrucks event at American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale on Sept. 1, 2018.

Town of Hempstead hatchery staffer Matt O'Connor, left,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Town of Hempstead hatchery staffer Matt O'Connor, left, and Cornell aquaculture specialist Gregg Rivara hose and sweep clam shells into the water while working to create a new shellfish sanctuary in Baldwin Bay on Aug. 31, 2018.

Liam Reiff, center, a West Babylon High School
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Liam Reiff, center, a West Babylon High School senior, oversees the construction of a 9/11 memorial for his Eagle Scout project. Reiff, his family and friends worked on the project at the high school on Aug. 27, 2018, ahead of its formal unveiling and dedication in September.

Liam Reiff, a West Babylon High School senior,
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Liam Reiff, a West Babylon High School senior, gets a hug from his mom Sheila Reiff on Aug. 27, 2018. Liam Reiff is overseeing the construction of a 9/11 memorial at the high school for his Eagle Scout project.

Katie Wong, 27, of Huntington, field worker at
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Katie Wong, 27, of Huntington, field worker at Youngs Farm in Old Brookville, harvests butternut squash on Aug. 28, 2018, in oppressive humidity.

Kelly Cummings, 58, a traffic control agent with
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Kelly Cummings, 58, a traffic control agent with Port Washington Police District, cools off while working in oppressive humidity on Aug. 28, 2018.

Katie Wong, 27, of Huntington, a field worker
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Katie Wong, 27, of Huntington, a field worker at Youngs Farm in Old Brookville, harvests tomatoes on Aug. 28, 2018, in the oppressive humidity.

Arianna Pierre, 10, and her cousin Mya Edouard
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Arianna Pierre, 10, and her cousin Mya Edouard 6, both of Westbury, pretend to hit the open road on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the new Dream It! Build It!...and Ride It! exhibit at the Long Island Children's Museum on Aug. 28, 2018, in Garden City.

East Rockaway Village Mayor Bruno Romano, background right,
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

East Rockaway Village Mayor Bruno Romano, background right, oversees town employees clean up dead fish in an East Rockaway canal on Aug. 22, 2018.

Police Officer Christopher Jablonski of Deer Park, holds
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Police Officer Christopher Jablonski of Deer Park, holds his niece, Ali Florio, 3, of Commack, following the commencement exercises of the 174th recruit class of the Suffolk County Police Department at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Aug. 24, 2018.

Ellianna Kaywood, 10, left, and Kassidy Fromm, 11,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ellianna Kaywood, 10, left, and Kassidy Fromm, 11, both of Medford, jump from their paddleboards while enjoying the afternoon at Meschutt Beach County Park in Hampton Bays on Aug. 27, 2018.

Harmony Dixion, 6, of Long Beach, has her
Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Harmony Dixion, 6, of Long Beach, has her hair braided by Sasha Matthews, a Natural Hair Consultant, at Studio Ten31 in Baldwin on Aug. 27, 2018.

Stalin Gonzaga and son Jahdiel were the first
Photo Credit: David L. Pokress

Stalin Gonzaga and son Jahdiel were the first to swim in the reopened pool at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood on Aug. 18, 2018.

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, on Aug. 25, 2018.

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, on Aug. 25, 2018.

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

People release water lanterns at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington on Aug. 25, 2018.

Izzie Lemke, 13, of East Islip, student of
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz-Gordon

Izzie Lemke, 13, of East Islip, student of the Mulvihill-Lynch School of Irish Dance in Lake Ronkonkoma, performs at the 58th annual Long Island Scottish Festival at Old Westbury on Aug. 25, 2018.

Danielle Cahanap of New Jersey at the caber
Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz-Gordon

Danielle Cahanap of New Jersey at the caber toss event at the 58th annual Long Island Scottish Festival at Old Westbury on Aug. 25, 2018.

Chris Gobler, marine biologist, oceanographer and Stony Brook
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Chris Gobler, marine biologist, oceanographer and Stony Brook University professor, holds baby clams at the Southampton Marine Station on Aug. 24, 2018. The state has created a task force to delve into the impact of ocean acidification on New York's coastal waters, including how the global problem could one day devastate aquaculture and marine life.

Walter and Orga Yasinsky of West Hampton Beach
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Walter and Orga Yasinsky of West Hampton Beach enjoy their afternoon reading by the Shinnecock Inlet in Hampton Bays on Aug. 24, 2018.

Farmingville Firefighter Rich Houlihan, right, reaches for the
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Farmingville Firefighter Rich Houlihan, right, reaches for the ball during a round-robin volleyball tournament to benefit the Lt. Joseph DiBernardo Memorial Foundation on Aug. 23, 2018, at a Holiday Inn Express in South Setauket.

Anthony Castagna, 16, waters the plants in the
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Anthony Castagna, 16, waters the plants in the Village of Cedarhurst on Aug. 23, 2018.

Meredith Harvell of Sayville and her son Grant
Photo Credit: Daniel Goodrich

Meredith Harvell of Sayville and her son Grant Harvell, 1, enjoy the swings at Sayville Marina Park.

Thomas Flynn-Kocourek, 24, of East Meadow, rides his
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Thomas Flynn-Kocourek, 24, of East Meadow, rides his skateboard on Aug. 21, 2018, through Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.

Maggie Riley, 18, of Oakdale and Mason Gatewood,
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Maggie Riley, 18, of Oakdale and Mason Gatewood, 18, of Garden City, catch some rays on Aug. 21, 2018, while relaxing in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow.

Families gathered at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Families gathered at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium to watch several species of newly hatched baby turtles during their first outdoor adventure, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Two-year-old Anna Palmer and her mom, Carrie, of
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Two-year-old Anna Palmer and her mom, Carrie, of Amityville, join families gathered at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium to watch several species of newly hatched baby turtles during their first outdoor adventure, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Timothy and Christina Moran of Huntington brought their
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Timothy and Christina Moran of Huntington brought their daughters Chloe, 4, left, and Mackenzie, 1, to the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium to see newly hatched baby turtles, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Stalin Gonzaga and his 6-year-old son Jahdiel were
Photo Credit: David L. Pokress

Stalin Gonzaga and his 6-year-old son Jahdiel were the first to swim in the just reopened pool at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Seven-year-old Jayden Bristol, of Freeport, gets his hair
Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Seven-year-old Jayden Bristol, of Freeport, gets his hair cut at Trimz barbershop in Freeport on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Children were provided with free haircuts, school supplies and new sneakers at the barbershop's 14th event.

Levar Broughton, owner of Trimz barbershop, gives free
Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Levar Broughton, owner of Trimz barbershop, gives free haircuts to children with his staff in Freeport on Aug. 18, 2018. Children were given school supplies and new sneakers at the barbershop's 14th event.

Bride Taryn Wapples, 33, of Briarwood, Queens, with
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Bride Taryn Wapples, 33, of Briarwood, Queens, with her father Harold Moorer, 67, of Augusta, Georgia, admires her engagement ring as she prepares to walk down the aisle at Coral House in Baldwin, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, the most popular wedding day of the year, according to data from the Knot.

Hair stylist Natalyn Obey, 30, left, gives 5-year-old
Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Hair stylist Natalyn Obey, 30, left, gives 5-year-old Jelisabeth a free haircut at Trimz barber shop in Freeport on Aug. 18, 2018. Children were provided with free school supplies and new sneakers at the barbershop's 14th event.

President Donald Trump greets supporters at Gabreski Airport
Photo Credit: James Carbone

President Donald Trump greets supporters at Gabreski Airport on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, while Rep. Lee Zeldin, right, looks on.

A passerby is reflected in a puddle at
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A passerby is reflected in a puddle at W. 60th St and Broadway in Manhattan Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, after a brief but in intense downpour.

In honor of its 125th anniversary the Freeport
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

In honor of its 125th anniversary the Freeport Fire Department on Saturday evening, Aug. 11, 2018, hosted the Second Battalion Parade down the Nautical Mile in Freeport.

Spectators cheer for the Freeport Fire Department's Second
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Spectators cheer for the Freeport Fire Department's Second Battalion Parade on the Nautical Mile in Freeport on Saturday evening, Aug. 11, 2018.

Freeport business owner Pam Goldschmidt waves a flag
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Freeport business owner Pam Goldschmidt waves a flag as the Freeport Fire Department's Second Battalion Parade comes down the Nautical Mile on Saturday evening, Aug. 11, 2018.

Gerry Cortez, 4, of Westbury closes his eyes
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Gerry Cortez, 4, of Westbury closes his eyes while having his face painted at the North Hempstead Housing Authority's Magnolia Gardens building in Westbury on Saturday Aug. 11, 2018. Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Nassau County Police Benevolent Association president James McDermott helped give away over 1,000 free school backpacks to children in need.

Ciaire Collier Roberson, 5, has his face painted
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Ciaire Collier Roberson, 5, has his face painted at the North Hempstead Housing Authority's Magnolia Gardens building in Westbury on Saturday Aug. 11, 2018. Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Nassau County Police Benevolent Association president James McDermott helped give away over 1,000 free school backpacks to children in need.

Lucila Portillo of Westbury smiles as she sees
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Lucila Portillo of Westbury smiles as she sees her painted face in a mirror at the North Hempstead Housing Authority's Magnolia Gardens building in Westbury on Saturday Aug. 11, 2018. Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and Nassau County Police Benevolent Association president James McDermott helped give away over 1,000 free school backpacks to children in need.

Eris Phillips of New York City, who is
Photo Credit: Veronique Louis

Eris Phillips of New York City, who is training for a marathon, runs on Dune Road in Quogue in spite of the rain on Aug. 11, 2018.

The Rev. Dwight Lee Wolter, who presided over
Photo Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

The Rev. Dwight Lee Wolter, who presided over Marcelo Lucero's funeral in 2008, sits in the pews at his Congregational Church of Patchogue on Aug. 10, 2018.

Kayakers enjoy the weather at Adler Island of
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Kayakers enjoy the weather at Adler Island of Point Lookout on Aug. 10, 2018.

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Gov. Andrew
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo look out at the barge off the coast of Point Lookout on Aug. 9, 2018, where old canal vessels and materials from the dismantled Tappan Zee Bridge were sunk in the water to form a reef for a fish habitat.

Newly graduated Suffolk County Correction Officer Megan Pacheco,
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Newly graduated Suffolk County Correction Officer Megan Pacheco, left, helps fellow graduate Javie Smith with her new shield after their graduation ceremony at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Aug. 8, 2018.

New Suffolk County Correction Officer Denyse Degayes, right,
Photo Credit: James Carbone

New Suffolk County Correction Officer Denyse Degayes, right, hugs a fellow graduate after their graduation ceremony at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Aug. 8, 2018.

Isaac Hernandez of Brentwood, 12, washes off a
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Isaac Hernandez of Brentwood, 12, washes off a cantaloupe grown during Pronto of Long Island's Farm to Table STEM Enrichment Summer Program in Bay Shore on Aug. 8, 2018. A culmination ceremony for at-risk middle school students who participated in the summer program was held Wednesday. The program focused on healthy eating, environmental science, water conservation, botany, consumer education and cooking.

Sthefany Carvalho of Brentwood, 10, on Aug. 8,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Sthefany Carvalho of Brentwood, 10, on Aug. 8, 2018, sniffs a mint leaf from the garden grown by students during Pronto of Long Island's Farm to Table STEM Enrichment Summer Program in Bay Shore.

Campers in the music program at Usdan Summer
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Campers in the music program at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts march in the camp's annual parade in Wheatley Heights on Aug. 8, 2018. The parade features campers in costume, kid-created art, floats and musical performances.

Campers cartwheel, play music and dance as they
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Campers cartwheel, play music and dance as they cross the stage during Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts' annual parade in Wheatley Heights on Aug. 8, 2018.

Sthefany Carvalho of Brentwood, 10, waters the garden
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Sthefany Carvalho of Brentwood, 10, waters the garden grown by students in Pronto of Long Island's Farm to Table STEM Enrichment Summer Program in Bay Shore on Aug. 8, 2018.

Police Officer Thomas DiLena chats with Claudia Stewart
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Police Officer Thomas DiLena chats with Claudia Stewart of Islip and her children from left; Durran Stewart, 10, and Chrystle Stewart, 16, at National Night Out in Brentwood, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, on the football field at Brentwood High School. National Night Out is a nationwide initiative that aims to strengthen police-community partnerships with a night of games, food, and fun for families.

Suffolk County Police Aviation Officer Tammy Coniglio chats
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Suffolk County Police Aviation Officer Tammy Coniglio chats with sisters Madison McMullen, 5, center, and Donnabella McMullen, 7, right, of Islandia, at National Night Out in Brentwood, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, on the football field at Brentwood High School. National Night Out is a nationwide initiative that aims to strengthen police-community partnerships with a night of games, food, and fun for families.

Nassau County Police Officers Eddie Hocton, left, and
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Nassau County Police Officers Eddie Hocton, left, and Jason Trees shake hands with three-year old twins Brandon, left, and Bryan Shamburger of Westbury during the town's National Night Out event in Martin "Bunky" Park in Westbury on August 7, 2018.

Kaitlyn Konop, 10, of Northport, shows off her
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Kaitlyn Konop, 10, of Northport, shows off her first-place, award-winning design for the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society's 2nd annual "Build a Lighthouse" contest, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at the Fire Island landmark during a celebration of National Lighthouse Day. The day is observed annually to honor the structures that, for hundreds of years, have symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea.

People visit the Fire Island Lighthouse on National
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People visit the Fire Island Lighthouse on National Lighthouse Day, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, observed annually to honor the structures that for hundreds of years have symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. Visitors can climb to the top of the tower daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

In an effort to keep cool on a
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In an effort to keep cool on a hot, humid and hazy day, Thomas Olivier, 3, enjoys his time under the fountains at Shipwreck Cove in Bay Shore, on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018.

Joe Cleary and his son Canaan, 15 months,
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Joe Cleary and his son Canaan, 15 months, of Islip, escape the hot, humid and hazy day with a splash at the end of a slide at Shipwreck Cove in Bay Shore on Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018.

Brigadier Gen. Omuso D. George, 1987 Hempstead High
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Brigadier Gen. Omuso D. George, 1987 Hempstead High School valedictorian, center, is honored as part of the Village of Hempstead's 375th anniversary celebration, Saturday, August 4, 2018, and given a "Key to Village Hall."

Brigadier Gen. Omuso D. George, 1987 Hempstead High
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Brigadier Gen. Omuso D. George, 1987 Hempstead High School valedictorian, center, is honored as part of the Village of Hempstead's 375th anniversary celebration, Saturday, August 4, 2018, and given a "Key to Village Hall."

Fisherman cast their lines at Morgan Park in
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Fisherman cast their lines at Morgan Park in Glen Cove as the sun began to emerge in the afternoon of Saturday, August 4, 2018.

A man walks near the beach at Morgan
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A man walks near the beach at Morgan Park in Glen Cove as the sun began to emerge in the afternoon of Saturday, August 4, 2018.

A woman and boy try to keep dry
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A woman and boy try to keep dry while two men enjoy the comforts of sitting in Mission Nutrition on Main St. in Huntington, Saturday Aug. 4, 2018.

A man pushes through the rainfall while getting
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A man pushes through the rainfall while getting some exercise on Meadowbrook Rd. in Merrick, Saturday Aug. 4, 2018.

The Griffin brothers, Sean, 6, left, and Kyle,
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The Griffin brothers, Sean, 6, left, and Kyle, 4, give a high five to Nassau County Police Officer Steve Deng while serving lemonade in front of their grandparents' Massapequa Park home on Thursday, August 3, 2018, to raise funds for Answer the Call, also known as the New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund. The fund provides immediate and ongoing financial assistance to the families of NYPD, FDNY and PAPD members killed in the line of duty.

The Griffin brothers, Sean, 6, in NYPD hat,
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The Griffin brothers, Sean, 6, in NYPD hat, and Kyle, 4, with cup, opened up their second annual lemonade stand in front of their grandparents' Massapequa Park home, Thursday, August 3, 2018, to raise funds for Answer the Call, also known as the New York Police & Fire Widows' & Children's Benefit Fund. The fund provides immediate and ongoing financial assistance to the families of NYPD, FDNY and PAPD members killed in the line of duty.

Jessica Oliveira, right, and other members of FREE
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Jessica Oliveira, right, and other members of FREE Players Drum & Bugle Corps hold their final rehearsal before leaving to make history by performing at the Drum Corps International (DCI) World Championships on Friday, August 3, 2018 in Old Bethpage.

Nina Wilson, left, and other members of FREE
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Nina Wilson, left, and other members of FREE Players Drum & Bugle Corps hold their final rehearsal before leaving to make history by performing at the Drum Corps International (DCI) World Championships on Friday, August 3, 2018 in Old Bethpage.

Resident Ricardo Rivera stands near a downed tree
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Resident Ricardo Rivera stands near a downed tree near 123 St. and 14th Ave. at St. Fidelis Church on Friday, August 3, 2018 in College Point. More than 50 trees were felled in this area of Queens when a tornado touched down on Thursday, August 2nd, packing winds of 70-85 mph.

A man windsurfs at Hecksher State Park on
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A man windsurfs at Hecksher State Park on Aug. 2, 2018.

A man windsurfs at Hecksher State Park on
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A man windsurfs at Hecksher State Park on Aug. 2, 2018.

Ronald Montemurro of Stamford, CT windsurfs at Hecksher
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Ronald Montemurro of Stamford, CT windsurfs at Hecksher State Park on Aug. 2, 2018.

Georgio Valenis, owner of the Phoenix Diner in
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Georgio Valenis, owner of the Phoenix Diner in Merrick, where multiple windows were broken on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Georgio Valenis, owner of the Phoenix Diner in
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Georgio Valenis, owner of the Phoenix Diner in Merrick, where multiple windows were broken on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.

Nina Hildreth, 6, of Huntington, takes a relaxing
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Nina Hildreth, 6, of Huntington, takes a relaxing ride on her mom Jennifer's paddleboard off Gold Star Beach in Huntington, Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Makailah Page, 17, of Rhythm of the Knight
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Makailah Page, 17, of Rhythm of the Knight Uniondale Show Choir, performs in the auditorium at Uniondale High School in Uniondale, N.Y. on July 31, 2018.

Hailey Vordermier, 8, of Long Beach, shows off
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Hailey Vordermier, 8, of Long Beach, shows off her first place-winning costume to other colorfully costumed kids at Malibu summer camp as they celebrate Halloween in July, a new tradition since Hurricane Sandy, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Kellie Weiss, mother of Ryan Weiss, during a
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Kellie Weiss, mother of Ryan Weiss, during a ceremony at the Centerport Yacht Club on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in memory of her 12-year-old son, who was fatally struck by a propeller when he fell overboard during a sailing lesson last year. After the ceremony, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into a law a measure that will require propeller guards to be installed on all instructional boats for children under age 18.

Alexander Tremblay, 22 months, with mom Jaclyn Tremblay,
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Alexander Tremblay, 22 months, with mom Jaclyn Tremblay, spots his father Halesite firefighter Bill Tremblay Jr. passing by during the Huntington Fire Department's 175th anniversary parade, Saturday, July 28, 2018. The parade down Main Street in Huntington featured antique trucks and firefighters and EMS personnel from the various fire departments and rescue squads from the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities.

Capt. John Mohlenhoff from the Huntington Fire Department
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Capt. John Mohlenhoff from the Huntington Fire Department waves to the crowd as the department celebrates its 175th year with a parade down Main Street in Huntington, Saturday, July 28, 2018. The event featured antique trucks and firefighters and EMS personnel from various fire departments and rescue squads from the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities.

Lyla Colonna, 7, of Huntington Station, ran from
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Lyla Colonna, 7, of Huntington Station, ran from the crowd and into the arms of her father, Lt. Michael Colonna of the Huntington Manor Fire Department, during a parade Saturday, July 28, 2018, on the Huntington Fire Department's 175th anniversary. The event featured antique trucks and firefighters and EMS personnel from the various fire departments and rescue squads from the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities.

Zachary Zapala, 3, of Ronkonkoma, turns out in
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Zachary Zapala, 3, of Ronkonkoma, turns out in his own firefighter uniform to watch the Huntington Fire Department celebrate its 175th anniversary with a parade down Main Street in Huntington, Saturday, July 28, 2018, with his family. The parade featured antique trucks and firefighters and EMS personnel from the various fire departments and rescue squads from the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities.

Sal Scarlato of Hauppauge, right, president of Korean
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Sal Scarlato of Hauppauge, right, president of Korean War Veterans Association of New York, and other veterans from Long Island and New York City during a ceremony at the Korean War memorial in Battery Park in Manhattan, on July 27, 2018. The event marked the 65th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement.

Robert Browne of Long Beach is carried by
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Robert Browne of Long Beach is carried by a group of volunteers as he gets in the water during an "Empower Spinal Cord Injury" surfing event, Friday, July 27, 2018, at Lido Beach. The program created by Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management and EmpowerSCI, is designed to bring activities and sports back into the lives of those with spinal cord injuries.

Robert Browne of Long Beach is helped by
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Robert Browne of Long Beach is helped by a group of volunteers as he gets in the water during an "Empower Spinal Cord Injury" surfing event, Friday, July 27, 2018, at Lido Beach. The program, created by Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management and EmpowerSCI, is designed to bring activities and sports back into the lives of those with spinal cord injuries.

Justin Bakewicz, right, owner of Bakewicz Farms, picks
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Justin Bakewicz, right, owner of Bakewicz Farms, picks sunflowers along with Andrew Freund, a farm hand in Wading River on July 27, 2018. Bakewicz is renting this farm plot and hopes to buy it in the future. People can pick their own sunflowers at the Bakewicz Farms or buy them already cut along with other fruits and vegetables.

Martha, a 13-year-old lab mix, follows her owners
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Martha, a 13-year-old lab mix, follows her owners Wendy, left, and Tracy Summers, of Syosset, as they walk their kayak out of the water in Oyster Bay on the evening of July 26, 2018.

District Attorney Timothy Sini discusses aspects of the
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District Attorney Timothy Sini discusses aspects of the county's illegal dumping case in the District Attorney's office at the William J. Lindsay County Complex in Hauppauge, July 26, 2018

Suffolk District Attorney Timothy Sini during a discussion
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Suffolk District Attorney Timothy Sini during a discussion of the county's illegal dumping case in the District Attorney's office at the William J. Lindsay County Complex in Hauppauge, July 26, 2018

Mike Katevatis of Plainview, right, and other Juniors
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Mike Katevatis of Plainview, right, and other Juniors and Explorers from 15 fire companies across Nassau County come together July 26, 2018 at the Nassau County Fire Academy in Old Bethpage for a week of "Camp Fahrenheit 516."

Firefighter training Instructor Don Marra, right, overseeing the
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Firefighter training Instructor Don Marra, right, overseeing the Juniors' and Explorers' approach to fighting a truck fire at the Nassau County Fire Academy in Old Bethpage, July 26, 2018. The teens come from 15 fire companies across Nassau County for a week of "Camp Fahrenheit 516."

Firefighter training Instructor Don Marra, right, overseeing the
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Firefighter training Instructor Don Marra, right, overseeing the Juniors' and Explorers' approach to fighting a truck fire at the Nassau County Fire Academy in Old Bethpage, July 26, 2018. The teens come from 15 fire companies across Nassau County for a week of "Camp Fahrenheit 516."

Juniors and Explorers from 15 fire companies across
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Juniors and Explorers from 15 fire companies across Nassau County come together at the Nassau County Fire Academy in Old Bethpage, July 26, 2018 for a week of practicing firefighting "Camp Fahrenheit 516."

Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan (left) and
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Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan (left) and Rockville Centre Bishop John Barres arrive at St. Agnes Cathedral for the installment of Auxiliary Bishop Richard Henning, July 24, 2018 in Rockville Centre. Henning, 53, becomes the fourth auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, one of the largest dioceses in the nation, with 1.5 million Catholics.

Members of the clergy arrive at St. Agnes
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Members of the clergy arrive at St. Agnes Cathedral for the installment of Auxiliary Bishop Richard Henning, July 24, 2018 in Rockville Centre. Henning, 53, becomes the fourth auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, one of the largest dioceses in the nation, with 1.5 million Catholics.

Auxiliary Bishop Richard Henning greets members of the
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Auxiliary Bishop Richard Henning greets members of the clergy as he arrives at St. Agnes Cathedral for his official installment ceremony, July 24, 2018, in Rockville Centre. Henning, 53, becomes the fourth auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, one of the largest dioceses in the nation, with 1.5 million Catholics.

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