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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.

Multiple fire departments battle a fire on June
Photo Credit: Kevin Imm

Multiple fire departments battle a fire on June 7, 2018, at the Deer Park Recycling yard at 125 Hopper St. in Westbury.

From left, Randy Jones of the Village People,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

From left, Randy Jones of the Village People, an unidentified bystander, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen, LGBT Network President and Chief Executive David Kilmnick, and Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney raise the pride flag outside Hempstead Town Hall on June 7, 2018, in Hempstead.

A horse trains at Belmont Park on June
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A horse trains at Belmont Park on June 7, 2018.

Justify gets a bath after his training session
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Justify gets a bath after his training session at Belmont Park on June 7, 2018.

Fourth-graders from Davison Avenue Intermediate School in Malverne
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Fourth-graders from Davison Avenue Intermediate School in Malverne learn how to harvest their own vegetables Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Crossroads Farm at Grossmann's in Malverne. This farm-school partnership comes in an effort to bring fourth grade curriculum to life and teach students the importance of growing their own produce and eating healthy.

Mesiah Singh of Queens Village, 3, center, has
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Mesiah Singh of Queens Village, 3, center, has his cap adjusted by his teacher, Cindy Dolgin, before a graduation ceremony for The Morgan Center at the Town Of Oyster Bay Athletic Center in Hicksville on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

Jeane Magan of Point Lookout takes advantage of
Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Jeane Magan of Point Lookout takes advantage of the cooler weather and plants in her garden on June 6, 2018.

Trainer Bob Baffert greets Justify after the horse's
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Trainer Bob Baffert greets Justify after the horse's arrival at Belmont Park race track on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

"Rosie," a golden doodle and trained therapy dog joined students at Nathaniel Woodhull Elementary School in Shirley for an assembly honoring them on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Zulnie Floreska, 15, shown here on June 6,
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Zulnie Floreska, 15, shown here on June 6, 2018, photographed this daffodil in mid April. "Peace and Serenity" was the theme Baldwin High School art and photography art students kept in mind for works to be hung in Northwell Health's Center for Advanced Medicine. The students donated their time and talent to the Calming Murals Project with Northwell Health.

Tango, owned by Chris Geymayr of Central Islip,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Tango, owned by Chris Geymayr of Central Islip, leaps into a 20 foot by 40 foot 27,000-gallon pool at the 2nd annual North Fork Dog Dock Diving festival at the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company in Peconic on Sunday, June 3, 2018. The two-day event benefited the Guild Dog Foundation in Smithtown.

Mombo, owned by Trudy Paquin from Clinton, N.J.,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Mombo, owned by Trudy Paquin from Clinton, N.J., leaps into the water at the North Fork Dog Dock Diving festival at the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company in Peconic on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Justify walks in his barn after his arrival
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Justify walks in his barn after his arrival at Belmont Park race track Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

Adriana Valoy, the mother of fallen NYPD Det.
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Adriana Valoy, the mother of fallen NYPD Det. Miosotis Familia, puts her head on a member of the NYPD's hand after a medal ceremony at Police Headquarters on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Familia was posthumously awarded the NYPD's Medal of Honor.

Emily Sudock is reflected in a photo she
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Emily Sudock is reflected in a photo she took entitled "Magnificent Magnolias." "Peace and Serenity" was the theme Baldwin High School art and photography art students kept in mind for works to be hung in Northwell Health's Center for Advanced Medicine.

Jim Busch proposes to Lydia Mazza after both
Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

Jim Busch proposes to Lydia Mazza after both of them finished the 2018 Tunnel to Towers World Trade Center Stair Climb on June 3, 2018.

The new Triple Crown trophy is displayed at
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The new Triple Crown trophy is displayed at the draw for the Belmont Stakes post positions held at Citi Field on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

After a day of school, Camren Fajardo, 7,
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

After a day of school, Camren Fajardo, 7, left, his sister Rihanna Fajardo, 6, and friend Alia Daniels, 7, spent a carefree spring afternoon dancing in the driveway of the Fajardo home in Wyandanch on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

A member of the New York Police Department's
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

A member of the New York Police Department's Ceremonial Unit holds medals during a medal ceremony at Police Headquarters on June 6, 2018.

Harold Radish of Douglastown and Joan Newman of
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Harold Radish of Douglastown and Joan Newman of Great Neck enjoy the warm weather at Heckscher Park in Huntington, N.Y. on June 2, 2018.

Folks enjoying the warm afternoon with a dinghy
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Folks enjoying the warm afternoon with a dinghy ride in the bay off of Lido Beach Saturday June 2, 2018. I am not sure of the laws about wearing a lifejacket in a small vessel.

Bob Buckley of Floral Park escapes from the
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Bob Buckley of Floral Park escapes from the eat under a tree at Heckscher Park in Huntington, N.Y. on June 2, 2018.

Bentley, an 8 year-old Boxer from Babylon takes
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Bentley, an 8 year-old Boxer from Babylon takes a drink at Gardiner County Park in West Bay Shore, June 2, 2018

Caitlin Cosme, 19, of New Hyde Park, pauses
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Caitlin Cosme, 19, of New Hyde Park, pauses to give a frosting-filled smile while chowing down on a delicious doughnut combination of her own creation; vanilla cake with vanilla frosting, sprinkles, and chocolate chips, in celebration of National Doughnut Day at Doughology in Lynbrook, Friday, June 1, 2018.

Friends Mariella Facibene, 19, of Roslyn, left, and
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Friends Mariella Facibene, 19, of Roslyn, left, and Caitlin Cosme, 19, of New Hyde Park, chow down on doughnuts in celebration of National Doughnut Day at Doughology in Lynbrook, Friday, June 1, 2018.

Mariella Facibene, 19, of Roslyn, chows down on
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Mariella Facibene, 19, of Roslyn, chows down on a fruity pebbles flavored doughnut in celebration of National Doughnut Day at Doughology in Lynbrook, Friday, June 1, 2018.

(L to R) Rob Ciani, Celina Bialt, and
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

(L to R) Rob Ciani, Celina Bialt, and Craig Kirchenberg react during Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers during a teacher demonstration in Oyster Bay, N.Y. on June 1, 2018. A group of unionized teachers, representing the New York State United Teachers organization, is scheduled to demonstrate outside the Oyster Bay office of State Sen. Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset), chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Teachers are pushing passage of a bill that would repeal part of a state law requiring that scores from state tests be used as part of teachers' job evaluations.

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers makes a speech during a teacher demonstration in Oyster Bay, N.Y. on June 1, 2018. A group of unionized teachers, representing the New York State United Teachers organization, is scheduled to demonstrate outside the Oyster Bay office of State Sen. Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset), chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Teachers are pushing passage of a bill that would repeal part of a state law requiring that scores from state tests be used as part of teachers' job evaluations.

Ducklings huddle together near their mother following a
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ducklings huddle together near their mother following a rainy morning at the Massapequa Preserve Friday, June 1, 2018.

Ducklings huddle together near their mother following a
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ducklings huddle together near their mother following a rainy morning at the Massapequa Preserve Friday, June 1, 2018.

Alex Feinstein enjoys Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken in Lido
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Alex Feinstein enjoys Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken in Lido Beach, N.Y. on June 1, 2018. Reopening a historic fried chicken eatery and roll back prices to 1949 during lunch. Patrons and residents can get 50 cents fried chicken pieces, 25 cents for a piece a pie. Raay-Nor's Fried Chicken, a legendary Long Island restaurant for over 50 years that opened as a log cabin in Baldwin in 1949, is returning to the Town of Hempstead's Malibu Beach concession. Menu items were offered at 1949 prices at a grand re-opening luncheon

Ellen and Alex Feinstein enjoy Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Ellen and Alex Feinstein enjoy Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken in Lido Beach, N.Y. on June 1, 2018. "I used to go to the original, said Ellen, I really missed it!" Reopening a historic fried chicken eatery and roll back prices to 1949 during lunch. Patrons and residents can get 50 cents fried chicken pieces, 25 cents for a piece a pie. Raay-Nor's Fried Chicken, a legendary Long Island restaurant for over 50 years that opened as a log cabin in Baldwin in 1949, is returning to the Town of Hempstead's Malibu Beach concession. Menu items were offered at 1949 prices at a grand re-opening luncheon

Sam Ribeiro presents Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken box in
Photo Credit: Michael Owens

Sam Ribeiro presents Raay-Nor's Famous Chicken box in Lido Beach, N.Y. on June 1, 2018. Reopening a historic fried chicken eatery and roll back prices to 1949 during lunch. Patrons and residents can get 50 cents fried chicken pieces, 25 cents for a piece a pie. Raay-Nor's Fried Chicken, a legendary Long Island restaurant for over 50 years that opened as a log cabin in Baldwin in 1949, is returning to the Town of Hempstead's Malibu Beach concession. Menu items were offered at 1949 prices at a grand re-opening luncheon

Dameon Joyner and Keisha Miles, parents of Dejah
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Dameon Joyner and Keisha Miles, parents of Dejah Joyner, react after Jakwan Keller is sentenced at the Nassau County Courthouse on Friday June 1, 2018 in Mineola.

Mt. Sinai defender Meaghan Scutaro guards Westhampton midfielder
Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Mt. Sinai defender Meaghan Scutaro guards Westhampton midfielder Maureen Duffy during the Suffolk Class C girls lacrosse final on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Linda Mangano, embraces her attorney John Carman, outside
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Linda Mangano, embraces her attorney John Carman, outside federal court in Central Islip on Thursday, after a mistrial was declared against her and her husband, Edward Mangano.

Jolie Brandstein of Dix Hills, 17, left, sings
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Jolie Brandstein of Dix Hills, 17, left, sings "What Good Would The Moon Be," from the opera "Street Scene," to Eitan Markowitz of Lynbrook, 17, at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School of the Arts in Syosset Thursday, May 31, 2018. Mat Eisenstein, who has served as a conductor, composer, and pianist for some of Broadway's biggest productions, visited the school Thursday to speak to seniors and critique their intended college audition songs.

Mat Eisenstein, right, listens closely as Jolie Brandstein
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Mat Eisenstein, right, listens closely as Jolie Brandstein of Dix Hills, 17, sings "What Good Would The Moon Be," from the opera "Street Scene," at Nassau BOCES Long Island High School of the Arts in Syosset Thursday, May 31, 2018. Mat Eisenstein, who has served as a conductor, composer, and pianist for some of Broadway's biggest productions, visited the school Thursday to speak to seniors and critique their intended college audition songs.

A boarded-up house in Hempstead went up in
Photo Credit: Kevin Madigan

A boarded-up house in Hempstead went up in flames Wednesday night for the third time in the last 12 months, the Nassau County Fire Marshal's Office said. No one was inside 30 Jerusalem Ave. when Hempstead firefighters arrived about 9:30 p.m. to a raging fire at the large, two-story house, he said. It was so fierce that 12 departments had to send more than 150 firefighters to keep the flames from spreading, Uttaro said.

Firefighters extinguish a small vintage plane that crashed
Photo Credit: Newsday / Steve Pfost

Firefighters extinguish a small vintage plane that crashed off Northcote Drive in Melville on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The pilot, Ken Johansen, 52, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was killed.

Firefighters extinguish a small vintage plane that crashed
Photo Credit: Newsday / Steve Pfost

Firefighters extinguish a small vintage plane that crashed off Northcote Drive in Melville on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The pilot, Ken Johansen, 52, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was killed.

Theresa Purport, 81, of Central Islip, takes part
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Theresa Purport, 81, of Central Islip, takes part in a game of pickleball at the Great South Bay YMCA in Bay Shore on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Chloe Kohl, 4 Farmingdale, meets Paola Fraschini of
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Chloe Kohl, 4 Farmingdale, meets Paola Fraschini of Cirque du Soleil as performers visit children Wednesday May 30, 2018, at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow.

Two women console one another after placing a
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Two women console one another after placing a flower on the engraved name of NYPD Emergency Service Unit Police Officer Stephen Driscoll at the south reflecting pool at the 9/11 memorial in lower Manhattan on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Students from Wyandanch and Sayville high schools work
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Students from Wyandanch and Sayville high schools work together in a team STEM challenge at Sayville High School on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Al Berasti of Carle Place throws out his
Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas

Al Berasti of Carle Place throws out his bocce ball during a game at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Berasti is among two dozen regulars at the court.

Christine D'Addario of Locust Valley, a professional artist,
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Christine D'Addario of Locust Valley, a professional artist, helps a friend with her painting during an informal art lesson in Long Beach on Tuesday afternoon, May 29, 2018.

Christine D'Addario of Locust Valley, a professional artist,
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Christine D'Addario of Locust Valley, a professional artist, adjusts the parasol on her easel while working on a painting on a clear and sunny afternoon in Long Beach on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Photo Credit: Michael Owens

"Mrs. Pratt" leads a tour at the Glen Cove Mansion during Glen Cove's 350th anniversary celebration on May 26, 2018.

Abby Oshrain of Woodmere and her family hosts
Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

Abby Oshrain of Woodmere and her family hosts a dinner for sailors including Bobby Louangrath, center, and Jacob Flores during Fleet Week on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Abby Oshrain prepares a feast for sailors she
Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

Abby Oshrain prepares a feast for sailors she invited to dinner at her Woodmere home during Fleet Week on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Abby Oshrain of Woodmere and her family hosts
Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner

Abby Oshrain of Woodmere and her family hosts a dinner for sailors including Bobby Louangrath, second from left, Jacob Flores and Michael Gall during Fleet Week on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Photo Credit: Michael Owens

"Mrs. Pratt" gives a presentation as part of a tour of the Glen Cove Mansion during Glen Cove's 350th anniversary celebration on May 26, 2018.

Gerhard Osterhof of Baldwin Harbor thanks Navy aircrewman
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Gerhard Osterhof of Baldwin Harbor thanks Navy aircrewman Tristan Westzenkamp, standing in the helicopter, for his service during an event at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Members of the Navy demonstrate a helicopter landing
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Members of the Navy demonstrate a helicopter landing during the Navy's aviation event at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Former film mogul Harvey Weinstein is escorted from
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Former film mogul Harvey Weinstein is escorted from the NYPD's 1st Precinct in lower Manhattan on Friday, May 25, 2018, after turning himself in on rape charges.

Jon Taylor, of the Sons of the American
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Jon Taylor, of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 94, stands before a memorial plaque honoring World War II veterans from Babylon High School, during a dedication ceremony at the school on Friday, May 25, 2018.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone arrives for his
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone arrives for his State of the County address at Newfield High School in Selden on May 24, 2018.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivers his State
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivers his State of the County address at Newfield High School in Selden on May 24, 2018.

Brandon DiSalvo, Taylor Pedley, and Benjamin Levine of
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Brandon DiSalvo, Taylor Pedley, and Benjamin Levine of the Smithtown Mechanical Bulls Robotics Team work on their robot, Taurus, during the Zebra Robotics Expo at the Zebra Technologies Corporation in Holtsville on May 24, 2018.

Geico's Skytypers fly over the South Shore after
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Geico's Skytypers fly over the South Shore after taking off from East Farmingdale's Republic Airport on May 24, 2018, during a practice run for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

Geico's Skytypers fly over the South Shore after
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Geico's Skytypers fly over the South Shore after taking off from East Farmingdale's Republic Airport on May 24, 2018, during a practice run for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

Stephanie Wurster, 25, of Brooklyn, 25, right, plays
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Stephanie Wurster, 25, of Brooklyn, 25, right, plays a game of catch in Ocean Beach on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

Kaylia Munroe, a seventh-grader at Roosevelt Middle School,
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Kaylia Munroe, a seventh-grader at Roosevelt Middle School, tries on gear with help from Marine Gunnery Sgt. Milton Donatus during a Memorial Day event at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

LIRR commuters are seen at the Farmingdale station
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

LIRR commuters are seen at the Farmingdale station on May 23, 2018.

Hillary Clinton endorses Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's re-election
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Hillary Clinton endorses Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's re-election bid on Wednesday May 23, 2018, during the New York State Democratic Convention at Hofstra University in Hempstead.

Hillary Clinton endorses Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's re-election
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Hillary Clinton endorses Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's re-election bid on Wednesday May 23, 2018, during the New York State Democratic Convention at Hofstra University in Hempstead.

Suffolk Police Officer Chris Fezza and his K-9
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Suffolk Police Officer Chris Fezza and his K-9 partner, Chief, learn about bandaging from Dr. Gial Vatash and technician Amyra Garcia-Diaz at East End Veterinary Center in Riverhead on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. First responders from Suffolk County will be equipped with potentially life-saving kits for their canines.

Ashley and JeriAnn Abbondandelo stand by the newly
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Ashley and JeriAnn Abbondandelo stand by the newly unveiled plaque for police officer Brian Abbondandelo, their father and husband, respectively, as Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder hold a memorial ceremony for all deceased members of the Department at the Nassau County Police Memorial at police headquarters in Mineola on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Officer Abbondandelo died of brain cancer stemming from his time aiding in the recovery effort at Ground Zero, officials said.

Sixth-graders Luis Salazar, 12, left, and Alex Burkhardt,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Sixth-graders Luis Salazar, 12, left, and Alex Burkhardt, 11, attempt to fly their kites outside West Babylon Junior High School Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Using mathematical techniques, sixth-grade students in Kevin Delaney's and Frank Ging's math lab classes were tasked with creating their own kites before testing them on Tuesday.

A man and woman walking in the rain
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A man and woman walking in the rain at Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Old Bethpage Saturday, May 19, 2018.

The rain was endless during the World War
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The rain was endless during the World War II encampment and battlefield re-enactment Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Saturday, May 19, 2018.

The rain was endless during the World War
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The rain was endless during the World War II encampment & battlefield re-enactment Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Groomer Laura Keiffer works on Sophia, an Old
Photo Credit: Observer Images / David L. Pokress

Groomer Laura Keiffer works on Sophia, an Old English sheepdog, before she entered the ring at the Ladies' Kennel Association of America Shows at Planting Fields Arboretum on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Owner Roberta Corbett and Sophia, an Old English
Photo Credit: Observer Images / David L. Pokress

Owner Roberta Corbett and Sophia, an Old English sheepdog, after she won the herding group category at the Ladies' Kennel Association of America Shows at Planting Fields Arboretum on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Coast Guard Seaman Donavon Labrador holds the flag
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Coast Guard Seaman Donavon Labrador holds the flag that will be presented to Rear Adm. Francis Pelkowski during his retirement ceremony after 38 years of service at West Islip Fire Station in West Islip on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Rear Adm. Francis Pelkowski, center, watches the Old
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Rear Adm. Francis Pelkowski, center, watches the Old Glory flag ceremony during his retirement ceremony after 38 years of service at West Islip Fire Station in West Islip on Saturday May 19, 2018.

Rear Adm. Francis Pelkowski, second from left, with
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Rear Adm. Francis Pelkowski, second from left, with Admiral Paul Zunkuft, gives thanks to his sons, Jake, left, and Joey, who are holding up symbols of their dad's accomplishments with the U.S. Coast Guard during his retirement ceremony after 38 years of service at West Islip Fire Station in West Islip Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Freeport residents Lois Howes, left, president of Friends
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Freeport residents Lois Howes, left, president of Friends of Freeport, and Eva Rowan, embrace one another before a news conference to call upon Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for a further extension of the deadlines for New York Rising claims on Wilshire Court in Freeport Friday, May 18, 2018.

Freeport residents gather for a news conference to
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Freeport residents gather for a news conference to call upon Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo for another extension of the deadlines for New York Rising claims on Wilshire Court in Freeport Friday, May 18, 2018.

Newsday reporter Nicole Fuller shoots video as Edward
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Newsday reporter Nicole Fuller shoots video as Edward and Linda Mangano arrive at federal court in Central Islip on Friday, May 18, 2018.

Huntington residents express their opposition to the Villadom
Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Huntington residents express their opposition to the Villadom project to the Huntington Town Board, during a public meeting at Elwood Middle School in Elwood on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Blaise Urato, seen at his Melville home on
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Blaise Urato, seen at his Melville home on Thursday, May 17, 2018, is diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, and is a youth ambassador for this year's Tourette Association's National Awareness Walk and 5K Run.

Cygnets keep close to their parents while feeding
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Cygnets keep close to their parents while feeding at Knapps Lake in Islip on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, middle, meets and
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, middle, meets and speaks with children at New Lane Elementary School in Selden to mark the start of the Suffolk County School Recycling Pilot Program, an initiative spearheaded by Bellone that seeks to to help school meet their New York State recycling mandate, reduce costs, and promote environmental stewardship.

Newly elected Hempstead school board trustees Carmen Ayala
Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara

Newly elected Hempstead school board trustees Carmen Ayala and Patricia Spleen celebrate their election night victory at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School as the election results were revealed on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

A jellyfish swims near the surface of the
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

A jellyfish swims near the surface of the water as rain falls near a dock off Harbor Road in Cold Spring Harbor Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Krystyna Reckner refills Mother's Day flowers outside of
Photo Credit: Johnny Milano

Krystyna Reckner refills Mother's Day flowers outside of the E. Reckner Greenhouses in Melville, Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Melvin Lucas of Amityville doesn't let the rain
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Melvin Lucas of Amityville doesn't let the rain deter him from fishing on a dock off Harbor Road in Cold Spring Harbor Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Miguel Valentin, of Uniondale, takes a walk through
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Miguel Valentin, of Uniondale, takes a walk through the raindrops in Eisenhower Park on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in East Meadow.

A man uses an umbrella to shield himself
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

A man uses an umbrella to shield himself from the rain while walking past a strip of stores without power in the Great South Bay Shopping Center in West Babylon Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Storm clouds roll across the Manhattan skyline on
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Storm clouds roll across the Manhattan skyline on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Storm clouds roll across the Manhattan skyline on
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Storm clouds roll across the Manhattan skyline on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Voter Sherry Lawrence, of Locust Valley, places her
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Voter Sherry Lawrence, of Locust Valley, places her vote at Ann MacArthur Primary School in the Locust Valley school district during the district's proposed 2018-19 budget and school board races, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Voters at Ann MacArthur Primary School in the
Photo Credit: Uli Seit

Voters at Ann MacArthur Primary School in the Locust Valley district place their vote during the district's proposed 2018-19 budget and school board races, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Danielle Skelly, center, with her family, clockwise from
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Danielle Skelly, center, with her family, clockwise from left, son Nick Skelly, 19; son Richard Lefebvre, 29; husband Terrence Skelly; daughter Kaite Skelly, 20; daughter Rosie Williams, 25; son Sean Skelly, 17; daughter Kyra Walsh-Skelly, 9; daughter Bua Skelly, 17; and son Julian Allen, 4, at their Patchogue home, Saturday evening.

Members of the Southold Fire Department and Griswold
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Members of the Southold Fire Department and Griswold Terry Glover American Legion Post 803 gathered Saturday at Goose Creek Bridge in Southold for a heartfelt goodbye for Bob Mallgraf, 92, a 65-year member of Protection Engine Company #1. Mallgraf, a retired World War II veteran and survivor of the USS Franklin, the most heavily damaged ship to survive World War II, was surprised as he and his wife were on their way to the airport to move down South.

Members of the Southold Fire Department and Griswold
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Members of the Southold Fire Department and Griswold Terry Glover American Legion Post 803 gathered Saturday at Goose Creek Bridge in Southold for a heartfelt goodbye for Bob Mallgraf, 92, a 65-year member of Protection Engine Company #1. Mallgraf, a retired World War II veteran and survivor of the USS Franklin, the most heavily damaged ship to survive World War II, was surprised as he and his wife were on their way to the airport to move down South.

Revelers at the Holi Hai Festival on Governors
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Revelers at the Holi Hai Festival on Governors Island throw colored powder in the air and on one another celebrating the arrival of spring on Saturday.

Revelers at the Holi Hai Festival on Governors
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Revelers at the Holi Hai Festival on Governors Island throw colored powder in the air and on one another celebrating the arrival of spring on Saturday.

Canada geese with their goslings feed in Lloyd
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Canada geese with their goslings feed in Lloyd Harbor Park in Lloyd Harbor on Saturday.

A Canada goose swims with goslings in a
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A Canada goose swims with goslings in a pond in Lloyd Harbor Park in Lloyd Harbor on Saturday.

Mail carrier Rich Lepis picks up food donated
Photo Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Mail carrier Rich Lepis picks up food donated by Chris Flatz while on his mail route in Syosset Saturday.

Mail carrier Rich Lepis picks up food donations
Photo Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Mail carrier Rich Lepis picks up food donations on his mail route in Syosset Saturday.

Uniondale JROTC students Chris Quintanilla, 14, Katherine Ortiz,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Uniondale JROTC students Chris Quintanilla, 14, Katherine Ortiz, 17, and Victor Lipovec, 23, try to gain control of Police Officer Jim Wildeman's hands during a resisting arrest demonstration at the Nassau County Police Academy in Massapequa Park on Saturday. Students participated in the Police Youth Academy.

Nassau County Police Officers Stephen Sinclair, left, and
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Nassau County Police Officers Stephen Sinclair, left, and Jim Wilderman, right, help Daniel Neches, 23, of Wantagh, over a wall as he makes his way through an obstacle course at the Nassau County Police Academy in Massapequa Park on Saturday. Students participated in the Police Youth Academy.

Sophia DeRosa of Northport, 16, right, braces for
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Sophia DeRosa of Northport, 16, right, braces for a spray of water as her dog, Buddy, shakes off after retrieving a tennis ball near Steers Beach in Northport Friday, while her friend, Julianna Amitrano, 16, of Patchogue, looks on.

Sophia DeRosa of Northport, 16, throws a tennis
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Sophia DeRosa of Northport, 16, throws a tennis ball to her dog, Buddy, near Steers Beach in Northport Friday.

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver speaks
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver speaks with members of the media outside federal court after being found guilty of all charges in his corruption case Friday.

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks from federal court after being found guilty of all charges in his corruption case Friday.

Newly minted Suffolk County police officers congratulate each
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Newly minted Suffolk County police officers congratulate each other following their graduation from the Suffolk County Police Academy in Brentwood. They were among 70 recruits who graduated Thursday after completing 29 weeks of academy training including more than 1,000 hours of instruction on topics including law, emergency medical training, defensive tactics, domestic violence, mental illness, cultural diversity, emergency driving, firearms and terrorism.

New York State police officer Abel Tavares, left,
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New York State police officer Abel Tavares, left, hugs new recruits Veronica Perez, center, who graduated to the Queens district attorney, and Samantha Ventura, who graduated as a new Suffolk County police officer, at the police academy in Brentwood on Thursday.

Edward Mangano, leaves federal court in Central Islip
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Edward Mangano, leaves federal court in Central Islip with his lawyer Kevin Keating on Thursday. Linda Mangano leaves with a friend.

Hyacienth and Susan Na'anmiap hold their son Nathan
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Hyacienth and Susan Na'anmiap hold their son Nathan who is a survivor of a pit bull attack on Friday in New Hyde Park.

The mother and aunt of Shanell Malave console
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The mother and aunt of Shanell Malave console each other outside the Riverhead Criminal courtroom of judge Mark D. Cohen Friday after the arraignment of William Hubbard for the 2011 murder of Malave of Mastic Beach.

Fallen officers who died in the line of
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Fallen officers who died in the line of duty are remembered and honored during annual ceremony at police headquarters in Yaphank on Friday.

Destiny Diggs, 22, of Pennsauken, N.J., cheers with
Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman

Destiny Diggs, 22, of Pennsauken, N.J., cheers with excitement after receiving her degree during the LIU Post commencement ceremony, Friday morning.

Graduates cheer while celebrating at LIU Post's 60th
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Graduates cheer while celebrating at LIU Post's 60th annual commencement ceremony Friday.

Majorie Dwyer, mother of slain NYPD Officer Anthony
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Majorie Dwyer, mother of slain NYPD Officer Anthony Dwyer, is embraced by a police officer after speaking to members of the press Friday in Midtown Manhattan. Her family had just given a victim impact statement opposing parole for Eddie Matos, who was convicted in Dwyer's 1989 killing.

On the banks of Stony Brook Harbor, Carol
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On the banks of Stony Brook Harbor, Carol Stalzer of Port Jefferson works on a drawing during her pastel class. Stalzer was just one of a half-a-dozen students of the Atelier at Flowerfield art school who took part in the outdoor drawing session on Wednesday afternoon.

The Canaan Lake in North Patchogue, seen here
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The Canaan Lake in North Patchogue, seen here Wednesday will undergo draining and filtering to address the overwhelming invasive plant species that have made their home in the lake.

The Canaan Lake in North Patchogue seen here
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The Canaan Lake in North Patchogue seen here Wednesday will undergo draining and filtering to address the overwhelming invasive plant species that have made their home in the lake.

Alina Basakova, 28, of Bay Ridge, who works
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Alina Basakova, 28, of Bay Ridge, who works in the fashion industry, spends her lunch hour lounging in the sun in Bryant Park on a gorgeous spring day, Wednesday.

Bassam Kubba, 32, of midtown Manhattan, who works
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Bassam Kubba, 32, of midtown Manhattan, who works as a yoga instructor, strikes a yoga pose in the sun in Bryant Park on a gorgeous spring day, Wednesday.

Fiona Weaver, 17, a fashion model from Bed
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Fiona Weaver, 17, a fashion model from Bed Stuy, gets some sleep between casting calls in the sun in Bryant Park on a gorgeous spring day, Wednesday.

Diana Cristiano, a climber with the United States
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Diana Cristiano, a climber with the United States Department of Agriculture, surveys a tree for signs of the invasive Asian long-horned beetle on 14th Street in West Babylon on Wednesday. More information on the USDA's Asian long-horned beetle program can be found at: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/resources/pests-diseases/asian-longhorned-beetle

Diana Cristiano, a climber with the United States
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Diana Cristiano, a climber with the United States Department of Agriculture, surveys a tree for signs of the invasive Asian long-horned beetle on 14th Street in West Babylon on Wednesday. More information on the USDA's Asian long-horned beetle program can be found at: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/resources/pests-diseases/asian-longhorned-beetle

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks to the
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks to the White Collar Crime Institute at the New York Bar Association on West 44th Street, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

Family and friends look on as members of
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Family and friends look on as members of the NYPD carry the casket of Mark J. Natale out of St. Elizabeth Church in Melville following Natale's funeral mass Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Natale, a retired NYPD police officer, passed away on May 4th following a battle with brain cancer related to Ground Zero toxins.

Metropolitan Transportationt Authority workers create a continuous section
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Metropolitan Transportationt Authority workers create a continuous section welded rail at the Avenue M Subway Station in Brooklyn, on May 7. The track work is part of the NYC Subway Action Plan to make improvements to stabilize the system and lay the foundation for modernization.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, center, and Metropolitan Transportation
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, center, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joe Lhota, right, on tracks, watch as a worker cuts a gap in a section of track to create a continuous welded rail at the Avenue M Subway Station in Brooklyn, on May 7. The track work is part of the NYC Subway Action Plan to make improvements to stabilize the system and lay the foundation for modernization.

Brookside Elementary School teacher Lauren Maywald, who is
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Brookside Elementary School teacher Lauren Maywald, who is out on maturity leave, gets a hug from student Mekhis Samuels, 7, after making a surprise visit to her second-grade class -- only to be surprised by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award at the school in Baldwin on Wednesday.

Brookside Elementary School teacher Lauren Maywald, who is
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Brookside Elementary School teacher Lauren Maywald, who is out on maturity leave, talks with some of her students after making a surprise visit to her second-grade class -- only to be surprised by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award at the school in Baldwin on Wednesday, May 9.

Patrick Gerrity, 66, of Elwood, takes advantage of
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Patrick Gerrity, 66, of Elwood, takes advantage of a sunny, warm nice day on May, 8, 2018, to polish his bright blue car.

Edward Mangano leaves court in Central Islip on
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Edward Mangano leaves court in Central Islip on May 8, 2018, with his attorney Kevin Keating, as John Venditto, at left on steps, follows behind with his son Michael, center, and lawyer Marc Agnifilo.

Rocco Bavuso, left, 22, of Bayside, who was
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Rocco Bavuso, left, 22, of Bayside, who was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, meets Christian Verholen, 32, his marrow doner, on May 8, 2018, at the annual Celebration of Life Dinner of North Shore University Hospital's Don Monti Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Verholen, from Moers, Germany, made the bone marrow donation in the summer of 2014.

Induction ceremony of the first Kappa League Fraternity
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Induction ceremony of the first Kappa League Fraternity members at Wyandanch High School, Friday, May 4, 2018

New members participate in the induction ceremony of
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New members participate in the induction ceremony of the first Kappa League Fraternity at Wyandanch High School on May 4, 2018.

Ruth and Bill Robeson read with their grandchildren,
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

Ruth and Bill Robeson read with their grandchildren, Talia, 4, and Eric Ozanne, 6, while caring for them in Hauppauge on Nov. 6, 2017.

Cyclists ride past colorful blooms at Argyle Lake
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Cyclists ride past colorful blooms at Argyle Lake in Babylon on May 7, 2018.

Jon Cahn negotiates the rough surf at Lido
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Jon Cahn negotiates the rough surf at Lido Beach on May 7, 2018.

Zayne Cherenfant, 4, of Uniondale, climbs a tree
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Zayne Cherenfant, 4, of Uniondale, climbs a tree at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on a warm, sunny afternoon on May 3, 2018.

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