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Long Island news, weather, traffic and LIRR updates for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

We're wrapping up our live post for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Thanks for choosing us as your source for the latest local news, traffic and transit alerts, weather and more.

See below for what we've been tracking today, and tune in tomorrow for Friday's latest news.

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An interactive theatrical production about the Revolutionary War's Culper Spy Ring will be presented from 6 to 9 p.m. at three historic locations in Setauket and Stony Brook, owned by the Ward Melville Heritage Organization. The event is in celebration of the group's 75th anniversary. The Culper Spy Ring serves as inspiration for the hit AMC show "Turn." For more information:


A group of Notre Dame greats is holding a football reunion in honor of Seaford resident and Rep. Peter King (Notre Dame Law School class of '68) at the Coral House in Baldwin this evening. Former professional football stars and Super Bowl champions Terry Hanratty and Rocky Bleier will be in attendance, among other Notre Dame football graduates. 


Sunset Restaurant, a new full-service concession stand at Islip Beach, opened its doors in a special ribbon-cutting ceremony held by the Town of Islip. The restaurant was the final piece of the town's $1.76 million beach revitalization project, which was put into effect after the beach was damaged by superstorm Sandy, the Town said in a release. 

The ceremony was held at 11 a.m. in front of Sunset Restaurant on South Bay Avenue, Islip Beach. 


Suffolk County police are looking for an unidentified woman who allegedly stole a wallet left on a checkout counter at the Waldbaum's location in Rocky Point on July 22, 2014. 

The woman was with a man and two children and allegedly left the scene in a light-colored SUV. 

Anyone with information can call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. 


BRIDGEHAMPTON: The annual Hamptons Classic weeklong horse show starts Sunday and features some of the top show-jumping riders in the world. The event starts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check Scott Eidler's Twitter updates @editztowns

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