Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of Long Island. Here are some of the most compelling photos.

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Angela Morales and her mother Anahilda, at the home Angela grew up in on Union Pllace Hempstead, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

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Paula Cardona, of Brentwood, plays with her son Mason, 2, at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021.

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Isiah Sidberry, of Medford, stands near his backyard chicken coop, holding one of his hens, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

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Jackson Browne takes the stage at Northwell Health Jones Beach Theater on Friday, August 27, 2021.

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Despite heavy fog, a couple arrives to spend one of the last days of summer on the beach at Point Lookout, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

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Michael Spiotta of Island Park, kennel manager at North Shore Animal League America takes care of Sammy, a Catahoula mix, who was brought to New York last week from a shelter in New Orleans Paws 4 Life, August 30, 2021 in Port Washington, N.Y. Our friends along the Gulf Coast are dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. North Shore Animal League America’s Emergency Rescue Team has been collecting supplies for a relief transport to be distributed to affected shelters by our shelter partner Paws 4 Life in Louisiana. Supplies will be hard to come by for those affected by this storm. Animal League America is reaching out to supporters in the Long Island to help in this relief effort.

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A crowd enjoys a celebration for the end of summer camp held at Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, in Hempstead, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

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Delmis Fuentes, of Hempstead, center, sits with her son Irling, 4, alongside Lisy Nolasco, left, with her son Isaias Valladares, 3, and Maritza Valladares, of Hempstead, right, during a celebration for the end of summer camp held at Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, in Hempstead, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

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Angela Morales, of Hempstead, hugs her nephew Hayden Morales, of Hempstead, during a celebration for the end of summer camp held at Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, in Hempstead, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

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James Taylor takes the stage at Northwell Health Jones Beach Theater on Friday, August 27, 2021.

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Rosalie Herman, 4, and her brother Josoel, 8, stand with their mother Ruffina Franco, of Hempstead, during a celebration for the end of summer camp held at Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, in Hempstead, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

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Elise de Castillo and her husband Cristian Castillo inside their Co-Op complex in Hempstead, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

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Angela Morales and her mother Anahilda, at the home Angela grew up in on Union Pllace Hempstead, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

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Margie O'Neill of Watermill enjoys an ice cream in Sag Harbor on Aug. 30, 2021.

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Dennis Bock enjoying the cool water while playing with his son Jeremy, 6, in the fountain park at Eisenhower Memorial Park in East Meadow Friday Aug. 27, 2021

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A march with parents and children march along Merrick Road in Massapequa as they called for unmasking of children in schools on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.

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Isiah Sidberry, of Medford, stands near his backyard chicken coop, holding one of his hens, Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul and State Senator Brian Benjamin are seen at a press conference in Harlem August 26, 2021.

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul and State Senator Brian Benjamin are seen at a press conference in Harlem August 26, 2021.

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Franky Fuentes , 4, from Brentwood holds two backpacks at the backpack and school supplies drive hosted by The Liga De Justica Foundation in Riverhead on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.

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Franky Fuentes, 4, left, Henry Fuentes, and Angelica Fuentes from Brentwood leave the backpack and school supplies drive with new backpacks and supplies in Riverhead on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021.

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Denise Rulli of Bethpage,center, lost her daughter Nikki Rulli who was 32-years-old when she died April 10, 2016, with her daughter Desiree Zizzo, left, and granddaughter Samantha Zizzo, 21, right,in Brady Park in remembrance of loved ones lost to addiction, August 29, 2021 in Massapequa Park, N.Y. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joins Drug Free Long Island at a special ceremony in recognition of National Overdose Awareness Day.

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Christine Vega of Massapequa Park, mother of Brianna Cipone, 20, who died , hugs her mom Marie Bourque, in Brady Park in remembrance of loved ones lost to addiction, August 29, 2021 in Massapequa Park, N.Y. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joins Drug Free Long Island at a special ceremony in recognition of National Overdose Awareness Day. ..

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Desiree Hammonds, 2, of Hempstead, cools off at Coes Neck Park with her family, Thursday, August 26, 2021.

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Middle and High school students return to class on the first day of school at the Jericho school district, Thursday Aug. 26, 2021.

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General scene of Moriches Bay, Hurricane Henri delivered copious amounts of rain and run-off to surface waters, which had the immediate effect of contaminating near-shore waters with fecal bacteria at scene from the foot of Adelaide Ave. in East Moriches Aug.26, 2021. .

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Middle and High school students return to class on the first day of school at the Jericho school district on Thursday.

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Middle and High school students return to class on the first day of school at the Jericho school district, Thursday Aug. 26, 2021.

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Middle and High school students return to class on the first day of school at the Jericho school district, Thursday Aug. 26, 2021.

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Many Long Island school districts are back in session, including Jericho High School, which started on Aug. 26.

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Karyn Goodman of Massapequa Park, center, gives a flower to Kinsley Carrier, 15 months, of Farmingville, right, and Christine Vega of Massapequa Park, 3rd right, mother of Brianna Cipone, 20, who died ,in Brady Park in remembrance of loved ones lost to addiction, August 29, 2021 in Massapequa Park, N.Y. Kinsley's parents are both in recovery. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joins Drug Free Long Island at a special ceremony in recognition of National Overdose Awareness Day.

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Samantha Felix, 23, right, of Queens, is comforted by her friend Kyra Nix, 23, of the Bronx, outside Nassau County's Third Precinct in Williston Park on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021. Felix was joined by a group of approximatety three dozen protesters who called for the cops to be held accountable for the death of Samantha's brother Matthew Felix.

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Vincent Zhang, was playing with friends at the Syosset Woodbury Pool on Aug.13, when lifeguards saw he hadn't returned to the surface. They immediately sprang into action, activated their emergency action system and saved his life. He is all smiles as he and lifeguards, from left, Ryan Harrison, Gianna Magrino and Timothy Nealon were honored by Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino in Syosset on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.

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People piloting personal watercraft jump waves in the waters off of Hampton Bays on the afternoon of August 24, 2021

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Motorcycles follow the body of Salvatore DeFeo, owner of Ghost Motorcycles on Wednesday August 25, 2021 in Manhasset.

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Motorcycles follow the body of Salvatore DeFeo, owner of Ghost Motorcycles on Wednesday August 25, 2021 in Manhasset.

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Dr. Mario and Louise Mangieri get ready before their vow renewal at The Bristal at Lake Grove on Aug. 25, 2021.

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Dr. Mario and Louise Mangieri hold hands at their vow renewal at The Bristal at Lake Grove on Aug. 25, 2021.

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A person walks their dog along the water in Port Jefferson on the afternoon of August 22, 2021. The projected path of Hurricane Henri appears to have missed the majority of Long Island.

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Justine and her daughter Hadley Blackburn of Northport play in puddles on Main Street in Northport on Aug. 22, 2021.

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A woman pushes a shopping cart through the rain outside Whole Foods in Commack Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.

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Beachgoers watch surf along with their dog at Coopers Beach in Southampton on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, as Tropical Storm battered shore.

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A utility pole split on Route 48 in Southold during Tropical Storm Henri on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.

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Vonteshia Napper, sister, of victim Alonte Shipp, 20, cries outside the home where he lived with his mother at 61 Lake Drive in Wyandanch on Aug. 24, 2021.

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The Long Island Sound in Southold as Tropical Storm Henri approaches on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.

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The bust of Hercules on display in Stony Brook is flooded out by the unusually high tide from Tropical Storm Henri on the afternoon of August 22, 2021

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Beachgoers brave Tropical Storm conditions from Henri at Coopers Beach in Southampton on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran gets updates on Tropical Storm Henri on Sunday August 22, 2021 in Bethpage.

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Debbie Campbell, of East Patchogue, walks down Montauk Highway in Bellport as Tropical Storm Henri passes across Long Island, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.

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Lou Capone and his wife Brynn of Center Moriches, walk Center Morices with their son Easton, 14 Months, and dog Finley as rain falls from Tropical Storm Henri, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.

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Jogger gets splashed by a car going through a big puddle during Tropical Storm Henri, August 22, 2021 in Bayville, N.Y. Henri was down graded from a hurricane this morning but could cause flooding and high winds...

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Water flooded under the Jones Beach boardwalk at high tide about 9:30 a.m., but water was starting to recede. The boardwalk was not damaged after it was redesigned following Superstorm Sandy.

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The Bridge Marine Marina during Tropical Storm Henri, August 22, 2021 in Bayville, N.Y. Henri was down graded from a hurricane this morning but could cause flooding and high winds...

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North Woodmere Resident Henrietta Dobin celebrates 110th Birthday at the Bristal Assisted Living in Valley Stream Thursday Aug. 19, 2021

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Sandbags were placed in frobt of Chase Bank in Southampton on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, as Tropical Storm Henri nears.

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Suzieana Drummond is presented a COVID-19 service pin as the Nassau legislature honors the doctors, nurses, and staff of Catholic Health's Mercy Hospital in recognition of their hard work and sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday August 19, 2021 in Rockville Centre.

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Jimmy Buffet and his Coral Reefer Band performs at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre on the evening of August 10, 2021

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COVID-19 service pins are presented to the doctors, nurses, and staff of Catholic Health's Mercy Hospital in recognition of their hard work and sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday August 19, 2021 in Rockville Centre.

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Jimmy Buffet and his Coral Reefer Band performs at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre on the evening of August 10, 2021

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Ten year old Khloe Crawford from Bayville and ten year old Alexa Stessel from Levittown tailgate with their parents for the Jimmy Buffet Concert at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre on the evening of August 10, 2021.

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Britney Coleman plays Guenevere during a dress rehearsal of the Bay Street Theater production of ÒCamelotÓ on the evening of August 3, 2021. The Sag Harbor based theatre group will be holding their performances outdoors and under the stars in Bridgehampton from August 5 through August 29.

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Blue Skies compliment a slight wind off the Long Island Sound at Old Field Lighthouse in Old Field, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021.

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A glider plane soars at 3,000 feet in the air above at the Long Island Soaring Association at Brookhaven Calabro Airport, in Shirley on Saturday, July 31, 2021.

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Funeral services for the late Marcel Theo Hall aka "Biz Markie" at the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

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A 1-2 year old male shepherd mix rescue dog from Tennessee hopes to get a forever home during the North Shore Animal League America celebration of "DOGust 1st" at its headquarters in Port Washington, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.

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Professional knife thrower, (The Rev., Dr.) David R. Adamovich, A.K.A. ÒThe Great ThrowdiniÓ (not pictured) demonstrates his skills with a throwing knife, splitting a straw, held in mouth by his Girlfriend and ÒTarget GirlÓ Lynn Wheat in their Freeport home on the afternoon of August 1, 2021.

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A 1-2 year old male shepherd mix rescue dog from Tennessee hopes to get a forever home during the North Shore Animal League America celebration of "DOGust 1st" at its headquarters in Port Washington, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.

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Lakiecha Sexton, mother of victim Alonte Shipp, 20, with Shipp's younger brother Zy'Aire Bond, 4, and her son in Wyandanch on Aug. 24, 2021.

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A large crowd was out in support in the freedom of choice when comes to getting a vaccine or not at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook Wednesday Aug. 25, 2021

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Incoming medical students receive their white coats and recite the Hippocratic Oath during the White Coat Ceremony in the Staller Center at Stony Brook University, Sunday, August 15, 2021

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Nassau County executive Laura Curran getting a lot of support while joining in a rally with supporters, labor leaders, and local business owners to unveil her plan for Nassau's next chapter outside the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building Saturday Aug. 14, 2021

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Nassau County executive Laura Curran enjoying a funny moment with LI Federation of Labor president John Durso while getting a lot of support joining during a rally with supporters, labor leaders, and local business owners to unveil her plan for Nassau's next chapter outside the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building Saturday Aug. 14, 2021

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NC police salute as the Emerald Pipe band and the body of fallen police officer Matthew Perlungher pass outside Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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The wife Erika and daughter Emma Perlungher watch with emotions as a fly over embellishes the sky over the Garden City Community Church after service for their beloved husband and father Matthew Perlungher in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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The wife Erika and daughter Emma Perlungher watch with emotions as a fly over embellishes the sky over the Garden City Community Church after service for their beloved husband and father Matthew Perlungher in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Nassau County executive Laura Curran watches the the body of fallen police officer Matthew Perlungher leaves Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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The wife Erika and daughter Emma Perlungher watching as the body of Matthew Perlungher is carried from Garden City Community Church after service for the beloved husband and father Matthew Perlungher in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Nassau County police in line for the procession of fallen police officer Matthew Perlungher outside Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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The Nassau County Emerald Society Pipe Band at the ready during the service for fallen police officer Matthew Perlungher outside the Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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East Coast Black Belt Academy in Middle Island met at Smith Point Beach in Shirley for the 31st Annual Beach Workout on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Led by Sensei Jerry Figgiani, students from ages 5 years to those in their 60's joined in an early morning workout that finished with a dip in the ocean.

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The church was filled with love ones during the service for Nassau County Police Officer Matthew A. Perlungher at the Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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As Nassau's finest, family and love ones stand by, the body of fallen police officer Mattherw Perlungher is being carried into the Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Formation is set and ready to receive their fallen, officer Matthew Perlungher at the Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Formation is set and ready to receive their fallen, officer Matthew Perlungher at the Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Nassau County Police saluting the service of fallen officer Matthew Perlungher after the service at Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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Nassau County Police saluting the service of fallen officer Matthew Perlungher after the service at Garden City Community Church in Garden City Wednesday Aug. 11, 2021

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The sun sets behind stage lights during dress rehearsal for the Bay Street Theater production of ÒCamelotÓ on the evening of August 3, 2021. The Sag Harbor based theatre group will be holding their performances outdoors and under the stars in Bridgehampton from August 5 through August 29.

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Britney Coleman plays Guenevere during a dress rehearsal of the Bay Street Theater production of ÒCamelotÓ on the evening of August 3, 2021. The Sag Harbor based theatre group will be holding their performances outdoors and under the stars in Bridgehampton from August 5 through August 29.

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Jeremy Kushnier, plays King Arthur and Britney Coleman plays Guenevere during a dress rehearsal of the Bay Street Theater production of "Camelot" on the evening of August 3, 2021. The Sag Harbor based theatre group will be holding their performances outdoors and under the stars in Bridgehampton from August 5 through August 29.

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Dr. Monique Akil, superintendent of schools, Uniondale Union Free School District, right, and Ms. Adelina Blanco-Harvey, President, Uniondale Union Free School District Board of Education, left, stand outside Uniondale High School, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021.

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Christopher Ellis, who was convicted of murder in 1992, had his conviction tossed and leaves Nassau County Courthouse hugging his brother Curly on Monday August 9, 2021 in Mineola.

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Christopher Ellis, who was convicted of murder in 1992, had his conviction tossed and leaves Nassau County Courthouse hugging his brother Paul on Monday August 9, 2021 in Mineola.

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Jimmy Buffet and his Coral Reefer Band performs at Northwell Health at Jone Beach Theatre on the evening of August 10, 2021

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Joe and Vicki Manning of Maryland traveled up to tailgate and attend the Jimmy Buffet Concert at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theatre on the evening of August 10, 2021

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Professional knife thrower, (The Rev., Dr.) David R. Adamovich, A.K.A. ÒThe Great ThrowdiniÓ (not pictured) demonstrates his skills with a throwing knife, splitting a straw, held in mouth by his Girlfriend and ÒTarget GirlÓ Lynn Wheat in their Freeport home on the afternoon of August 1, 2021.

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Jack Ferguson of Deer Park loses a fish on the line at Argle Park in Babylon on Aug. 10, 2021.

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Sisters Amy Curtis of Bay Shore and Laura Curtis of Yapank enjoy the view at Argle Park in Babylon on Aug. 10, 2021.

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Lula pushes her sister Tatum Dellaccio at Argle Park in Babylon on Aug. 10, 2021.

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Jeremy Kushnier, plays King Arthur and Britney Coleman plays Guenevere during a dress rehearsal of the Bay Street Theater production of ÒCamelotÓ on the evening of August 3, 2021. The Sag Harbor based theatre group will be holding their performances outdoors and under the stars in Bridgehampton from August 5 through August 29.

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran will propose $3.1 million in spending for new hires to run the county's body camera program.

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NYPD Deputy Chief Vincent DeMarino, who died as a result of cancer linked to his work in the search and recovery efforts at Ground Zero in the wake of 9/11, was honored with the dedication of a street in front of his Valley Stream home, Thursday, August 5, 2021.

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Fourteen month old Jezell spinning around Eisenhower Park in her electric powered vehicle under the close watch of her dad Mauro Jimenez. Weather Floater East Meadow, NY Monday August 2, 2021 (Howard Simmons)

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Fans of the late Marcel Theo Hall aka "Biz Markie" gathered outside the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts for the funeral of the legendary Hip Hop artist, Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

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Treach from Naughty by Nature s from Naughty by Nature speaks to members of the media as he arrived for the funeral of Marcel Theo Hall aka "Biz Markie", outside the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

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Photo of the bluffs in Montauk as seen from Camp Hero State Park on the afternoon of August 3, 2021

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Almeer Baloch, 4 gets a popsicle from William L. Buck Elementary School Principal, Johanne Gaddy as she greets parents and students with popsicles in an effort to connect with them and prepare for the school year ahead, Wednesday Aug. 4, 2021 in Valley Stream.

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Fat Joe and his wife arrive for the funeral of Marcel Theo Hall aka "Biz Markie" at the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

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A glider plane soars at 3,000 feet in the air above at the Long Island Soaring Association at Brookhaven Calabro Airport, in Shirley on Saturday, July 31, 2021.

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A 1-2 year old female terrier mix rescue dog from Tennessee hopes to get a forever home during the North Shore Animal League America celebration of "DOGust 1st" at its headquarters in Port Washington, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.

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Jenna Davidson and her daughter Charlotte, 2, of Bethpage, enjoy the kiddie train that ran for many years at the Lollipop Farm in Syosset and now runs every Saturday at the John Gardiner Farm, which is run by the Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association, Saturday, July 31, 2021. JENNA - 516-967-5350

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Ed Eccker, front, of Pennsylvania, and Delores Hutchinson, of Brooklyn, participate in a Canoe Race in the water off Waterfront Park in Freeport on Aug. 1, 2021.

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Funeral services for the late Marcel Theo Hall aka "Biz Markie" at the Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, Monday Aug. 2, 2021.

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A 1-2 year old female terrier mix rescue dog from Tennessee hopes to get a forever home during the North Shore Animal League America celebration of "DOGust 1st" at its headquarters in Port Washington, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021.

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Milagros Soto, right, is all smiles as she's greeted by Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Deputy County Executive, after being promoted from Inspector to Chief at the Dennison Building in Hauppauge on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021.

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Chelsea Quinn of Southold, left, Sianna Renee of Mattituck and Leslie Colon of Greenport attended a candlelight vigil who lost two of their friends, held at Mitchell Park in Greenport on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 after at least six people on the North Fork have died over the weekend due to fentanyl-laced cocaine.

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Matt and his son Paxton Pfaeffle of Long Beach play on a zipline in Bay Shore on Aug. 16, 2021.

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