Video Investigative reporter talks response to 2019 LI Divided project Newsday's Faith Jessie and Maura McDermott talk about the response to Newsday's 2019 Long Island Divided project. ... Latest video Virtual events Food The Buzz More Lifestyle HS Sports Investigations Documentaries The Emmys Top video 0:47 Immigration coalition rallies outside Sen. Schumer's office Cecilia Martinez, a coordinator for National TPS Alliance, joined others Monday outside Sen. Chuck Schumer's office in Melville where they called for him to do more to help immigrants gain citizenship status. 0:22 Cops: Shoreham-Wading River high teacher had sex with student According to Suffolk County police, a part-time math teacher at Shoreham-Wading River High School was arrested and charged Monday after allegedly ... 1:26 Elected officials hold vigil to honor crime victims A vigil was held in Mineola in honor of Crime Victims Week. 1:17 Scotts introduces new Long Island branded fertilizer George Starkie, owner of Starkie Brothers Garden Center in Farmingdale, talks about the new lawn fertilizer product introduced by the Scotts Company specifically formulated and branded for Long Island lawns. The fertilizer incorporates a 50 percent slow release formula meant to help minimize the amount of nitrogen that ends up in Long Island's waterways. 2:47 Disbarred attorney sentenced for stealing from sick 9/11 responder Disbarred attorney Gustavo Vila was sentenced to 51 months in prison for the theft of nearly $1 million in 9/11 victim compensation from ex-NYPD cop John Ferreyra of Kings Park. 1:38 NYPD commissioner talks about new hate crime initiative Police Commissioner Dermot Shea and members of the executive staff will brief the media about a new NYPD hate crime initiative. 1:29 Cuomo announces new guidelines for museums, movie theaters, more Gov. Cuomo announced that the capacity of museums and zoos will be raised to 50% starting April 26, and movie theater capacity will increase to 33%. 1:49 LIRR paying $860G for feasibility study on battery-operated commuter trains The MTA and LIRR are set to enter into an eight-month study with train manufacturer Bombardier to study the feasibility of operating battery-powered trains. 1:04 Kaplan, chamber officials outline $800M COVID relief program for small businesses State Sen. Anna Kaplan talked about the small business recovery grant program, which is part of the new state budget. 1:54 Southampton, DEC unleash new weapon in battle with Lake Agawam algae Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren and the state Department of Environmental Conservation unveiled an experimental algae treatment system in Southampton's Lake Agawam. 2:32 GOP leaders meet with potential gubernatorial candidates State GOP leaders met with several potential candidates for governor in Albany. Newsday's Albany bureau chief Yancey Roy has more on this story. 1:33 Curran, Ryder announce 'Senior Engagement Program' Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Police Commissioner Patrick J. Ryder announced a new "Senior Engagement Program," an early action and notification program to assist officers to identify seniors on their patrols, especially during emergencies. 1:44 Nassau County prepares for Chauvin verdict Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said his police force is ready when the verdict is handed down in the Derek Chauvin trial, if any protests pop up in Nassau County. 2:46 Experts talk about the growing diversity within the Black population Mark Hugo Lopez, of the Pew Research Center, and Theresa Sanders, of the Urban League of Long Island, talk about the growing diversity within the population of Black people. 1:35 A skinny jean lover tests out the latest trends As fashion trends move away from skinny jeans and more towards wide-legged pants, Alexandra Lipps of Roslyn isn't sure if she can jump on the bandwagon just yet. Gabrielle Banschick, owner of Penelope, a clothing boutique in Woodbury, helps Lipps find some wide-legged options that are perfect for her. 0:58 Marchers in Valley Stream protest police killings Protesters gathered in Valley Stream over the killing of Daunte Wright by a suburban Minneapolis police officer. 1:34 Hundreds rally in Manhasset to call for the end of hate against Asians Teens at a student-organized rally Sunday at Mary Jane Davies Park in Manhasset condemned the recent surge of anti-Asian attacks. 1:10 Day of remembrance commemorates anniversary of 1st COVID case in Lindenhurst The Village of Lindenhurst on Sunday held a day of remembrance to commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case in the village and also to thank the Lindenhurst fire departments for their continued support. 1:52 Parents protest Catholic school closures Parents and students from three Catholic schools that Diocese of Rockville Centre plans to close gathered outside St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre to protest the move. 2:25 Music producer, youth football coach Alvin Toney mourned at funeral Friends and family of Alvin Toney, a well-known music producer and youth football coach, honored and remembered him at his funeral at a West Babylon church on Saturday. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 1:47 Hofstra professor explains COVID-19 data discrepancies Anthony Santella, associate professor of public health at Hofstra University, explained why COVID-19 data discrepancies exist between state and city reports, which one is more accurate and why it's important to reconsider the way the public consumes data. 2:27 Cuomo signs affordable internet legislation for low-income families Gov. Cuomo announced a requirement for affordable internet for qualifying low-income families, as proposed in the 2021 State of the State. 2:23 Anchoring history: East End home for Circassian artifact An anchor carrying Long Island's maritime history has found a home in Southampton. Town historian, Julie Greene, explains to Newsday its importance. 2:11 Long Island colleges see decline in enrollment during pandemic Many students are choosing to postpone their college education because of the hardships placed on them and their families during the pandemic. Newsday spoke to experts on why people are waiting to attend colleges and universities. 1:35 COVID-19 vaccines offered to homeless LIers A special pod to vaccinate members of Long Island's homeless population was held in Amityville, a joint effort of the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless and Northwell Health. 1:54 Former Malverne DPW worker sues village over 'widespread workplace harassment' due to his race Franklin Feliz, a former employee of the village of Malverne, is suing the village, accusing colleagues of making racist remarks, hanging a noose and spitting in his water. 2:16 Sini: Manorville man charged with hate crimes after shootings A Manorville man who prosecutors say was fueled by anti-Semitic hate and homophobia when he fired shots into a home and businesses and harassed his victims through social media has been indicted on multiple charges of gun possession and aggravated harassment as a hate crime, prosecutors announced Friday. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 2:27 How the pandemic impacted the court systems When the pandemic hit it changed the way court systems operated across Long Island, moving to online platforms and pushing back hearings. Now a year later, courts are trying to catch up on the backlog. 2:30 LI trivia: How well do you know Long Island landmarks? Newsday's Marissa Sarbak quizzed people walking around Huntington on how well they know landmarks around Long Island. Could you do better? 1:36 Stony Brook HOPE program aims to increase number of health care providers from underserved communities The Health Occupations Partnership for Excellence [HOPE] program is a partnership between Stony Brook and the Brentwood, Longwood and Wyandanch school districts. The program strives to increase the number of health care providers from underserved and underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds by having juniors and seniors meet with medical professionals across a spectrum of fields, many of whom are people of color. 1:21 LI school districts urged to hold line on property tax increases State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) and other officials, including Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, urged Long Island school districts to consider doing what Long Beach schools did — lower the property tax increase — after receiving a record boost in education aid from New York State. 1:56 Uniondale librarian wins NY State Outstanding Librarian Awards Salamah Adjoua-Mullen, Uniondale school librarian was awarded a New York State Outstanding Librarian Award by the New York Library Association. 50:48 The ABCs of Returning to School and COVID-19 Vaccines As vaccines become more available and vaccine safety testing for children proceeds, schools are becoming the focus. Should schools require vaccination of teachers and students, can they.....and how should hesitant staff and parents respond? 2:30 Mayor: $20 million investment in life sciences On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said NYC will make a $20 million investment into life sciences in order to better ... 1:56 Judge upholds verdict against N. Hempstead Town A Nassau Supreme Court judge has upheld a 2020 jury verdict that sided with Beth Schneider, who sued North Hempstead Town and the driver who hit her husband, Barry, in Great Neck in 2016. The jury awarded Schneider $2.7 million in damages and assigned 70% of liability to the town, which moved a stop line at the intersection where the man was struck. 1:01 Hempstead family gets new home In a ceremony in Hempstead on Wednesday, Kimberly Style and her two children were handed the keys to their new ... 1:08 Police: Stormtrooper statue stolen from collector's shop A video showing two women taking a 3-foot-tall stormtrooper, from the front of Blast From The Past, a collector's shop in Bay Shore, on April 1. Suffolk police are investigating the theft. 1:46 Inside Tackapausha Preserve in Seaford Tackapausha Museum and Preserve in Seaford hosts a Long Island ecology museum and more than 100 live animals indoor and out. ... 1:17 'I think we're in for the next Roaring '20s' Owners of The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village talk about the prospect of slowly reopening their theater and what the past year has been like for business during the pandemic. 1:39 A walking tour of the Parrish Art Museum Interim director of the Parrish Art Museum Chris Siefert talks about the genesis of the walking tour art exhibit, which gives the community something to do outdoors during the pandemic. 1:02 Riverhead museum exhibit answers a natural question A new exhibit called "What The Heck Is That?" at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead examines artifacts and objects that are difficult to explain. 2:13 Friday's forecast: Windy and cold, highs in the 30s The National Weather Service said Friday on Long Island will feature wind gusts of nearly 30 mph, making it feel like 10 to 20 degrees, although highs will be in the 30s. News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman has the forecast. 1:01 Vaccination site opens in Brentwood Brentwood was one of the hardest hit communities affected by COVID-19 on Long Island. Members of the community spoke to Newsday outside of a COVID-19 vaccination site, at La Espiguita Soccer Academy, to talk about why they felt it was important to get the vaccine to protect their community. 2:11 Experts worry about loosening of COVID-19 restrictions Some experts like Wafaa El-Sadr, a professor of epidemiology and medicine at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, think the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions in New York and other states is too fast, too soon and may lead to an increase in cases. 1:26 NY Marine Rescue Center to release seals named Billy Joel, Joan Jett Maxine Montello, rescue program director of the New York Marine Rescue Center, announced the seals' releases Wednesday. ... 8:34 'The Buzz': Catching up with 'Cosby Show' star Malcolm-Jamal Warner Warner, who played Theo Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," talks about his current role on the FOX medical drama "The Resident." 4:02 A look back at the history of WGBB radio Newsday's Marissa Sarbak takes a look back at the history of WGBB radio, the Long Island Top 40 station a hit in the 1960s and '70s. 1:43 LI FDNY member honored at Medal Day Ceremony New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro honored Firefighter John H. McCoy of East Northport with ... 2:38 Officials in favor of ban on smoking marijuana at any county facilities Elected officials and community leaders gathered in Hewlett's Grant Park, supporting a ban that would prohibit smoking marijuana at any county facilities. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 1:38 Northwell to vaccinate workers building USB arena Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that Northwell Health would help vaccinate the workers building USB arena in Belmont. ... 1:40 Police: Barefoot girl out alone at night has been found About 100 Nassau County police officers, including aviation, K-9 and Bureau of Special Operations officers, had searched wooded areas off the Southern State Parkway Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. 1:33 Future of Transportation: How commuting to work has been impacted by the pandemic Some experts predict demand on the roads is likely to be higher than it was pre-pandemic, even with an increase in work-from-home, if people switch from transit to driving. James Murphy, of East Northport, said March 29 that with the Long Island Rail Road changes, he is likely to be one of the many who will continue to drive to work and not return to the train. 1:54 Heart recipient talks about organ donation month, which is April Huntington resident Christian Siems received a heart six years ago to talk about the importance of organ donation along with Huntington Town Board member mark Cuthbertson on April 8, 2021 0:30 Kittens rescued from car engine in Deer Park On Tuesday, Ciara Ruff of Deer Park was going to work and heard crying from under the hood of her ... 2:47 U.S. recommends 'pause' for Johnson & Johnson vaccine, but expects restart in 'matter of days' Six women have developed unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, resulting in one death. In a joint statement, the CDC and FDA said they were investigating. Bellone calls for comprehensive immigration reform On Tuesday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and local leaders called on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform giving immigrants a pathway to ... 1:56 Mayor: No NYC cases of blood clots from Johnson & Johnson vaccine On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said there have been no reports of blood clots from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, ... 1:34 Schumer, AOC announce hotline to help pay for the funeral and burial of COVID-hit families Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Bronx/Queens) held a news conference to announce the launch of a FEMA hotline to help pay for the funeral and burial of COVID-hit families that cannot afford it. 1:54 Cuomo: NYS allocating vaccines for colleges and universities Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said New York State will begin sending vaccines to SUNY college campuses, in an effort to get young people vaccinated. 1:19 Patchogue dedicates plaque in memory of Marcelo Lucero On what would have been Marcelo Lucero's 50th birthday, a plaque honoring him was unveiled at Village Hall in Patchogue. This plaque replaces one that had been there previously and honors Lucero, who was killed nearly 13 years ago by a group of teens who had targeted Hispanic men. 1:56 Mayor: About 40% of NYC public school students return to in-person learning On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said 50,000 newly opted-in students will return April 26. This will bring to about 365,000 the ... 1:12 8-year-old donates to animal shelter for her birthday In lieu of gifts, 8-year-old Arianna La Rosa asked for pet food and toys for her birthday, which she donated to the Babylon Animal Shelter in Amityville. 0:45 Great Neck students rally to protest hate crimes against Asian Americans Students in Great Neck held a rally to raise awareness of and protest hate crimes against Asian Americans. 0:50 Oyster Bay Farmers Market to become permanent event Organizers say the farmers market will run until November this year. 1:16 Doctor: COVID-19 vaccines need to be available for Ramadan observers Dr. Uzma Syed, chairwoman of the COVID-19 task force at Good Samaritan Hospital, says vaccines should be available at night ... 2:27 Valley Stream FD honors volunteer who died of COVID-19 The Valley Stream Fire Department honored volunteer firefighter and EMT Michael Field, who died from COVID-19 a year ago. Newsday's Steve ... 1:54 Challenges, advantages online learning created for those with disabilities When college students began learning remotely, it changed the dynamic in many ways for those with disabilities. Jessica Karim is a blind 20-year-old from the Bronx who is studying to become a social worker at Adelphi College in Garden City. She spoke to Newsday on Wednesday about both the advantages and setbacks of online instruction. Karim said she has had to advocate for herself in online classes. But the greater accessibility and ease of taking online classes in her dorm room is "wonderful." 2:16 Fallen officer and detectives honored by Suffolk County Sheriff's Office A fallen Suffolk correction officer, NYPD detective and NYPD transit detective were honored at a ceremony Saturday by the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 0:50 LI: Our Story / She broke the heart of a future president The marriage of James Madison and Kitty Floyd, daughter of a revolutionary Long Islander, was not to be. ... 0:49 Video LI: Our Story / Huntington fights the Revolution A Long Island town let King George III know where it stood in America's Revolutionary War. ... 5:09 Investigative reporter talks response to 2019 LI Divided project Newsday's Faith Jessie and Maura McDermott talk about the response to Newsday's 2019 Long Island Divided project. ... 1:35 Suozzi pushes for 'Harlem Hellfighters' Congressional Gold Medal On Thursday, Congressman Tom Suozzi announced new legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly ... 2:21 How well do you know Long Island trivia? Newsday's Marissa Sarbak took to the streets of Garden City and Carle Place to ask Long Islanders how well they know local landmarks and attractions. 0:49 Vaccines given to family members of Jewish nursing home residents Covid-19 vaccines have been given to visiting family members of residents and staff from the Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Commack. 1:52 Suit: NUMC guard faced harassment, discrimination A suit was filed this week by former security guard Amisha Forbes in the Eastern District of New York, naming NUMC, its parent company, Nassau Health Care Corp., and two current or former security managers, and seeks $50 million, plus damages, costs and fees. On Thursday, Forbes, and her attorney, Frederick K. Brewington, spoke about some of the alleged harassment she experienced while on the job. 0:58 Future of Transportation: How the pandemic has affected the LIRR The Long Island Rail Road has enacted changes such as reducing service levels by around 20% and pioneering new technology to keep riders informed. Newsday transportation reporter Alfonso Castillo took a look at how the LIRR is addressing the decline in demand brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. 1:34 Funds sought to pay for new roof at Brentwood VFW Actor Brock Pierce, the former child actor and cryptocurrency mogul, along with Rep. Andrew Garbarino (R-Bayport), helped kick off a fundraiser ... 2:46 Long Islanders react to NYS budget The 2021-22 budget provides an 11% increase in funding to school districts overall and 13% for Long Island. And it reflects priorities of a Democrat-dominated Legislature's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Langford reports. 2:35 Rep. Lee Zeldin announces run for governor A defender of former President Donald Trump over the past four years, Zeldin did not mention Trump in his announcement. Cecilia Dowd gets reactions from LIers. 1:50 Gillibrand proposes 3 bills to cut costs of prescription drugs U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced a package of three bills to help reduce the cost of prescription drugs. 2:02 Commack High School doing regional field trips In a way to give kids some normalcy during the pandemic, Commack High school is doing regional field trips this year, and students are excited about it. 0:50 Honoring and remembering Trooper Joseph Gallagher Members of South Country Ambulance in Bellport, along with members of Community Ambulance Company in Sayville, turned their lights on to honor and remember, trooper Joseph Gallagher who passed away in the line of duty. 1:37 Shinnecock tribe to launch marijuana cultivation facility The Shinnecock Indian Nation plans to break ground on a marijuana-cultivation facility on its Southampton reservation in the coming weeks as a way to use recreational marijuana sales for future economic development. 2:09 LI schools getting a $400M-plus hike in state financial aid Constance Evelyn, superintendent of the Valley Stream No.13 School District, talks bout what the new increase in funding may mean for her ... 1:49 Cuomo agrees to repeal malpractice immunity law Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday signed the State Legislature's repeal of the "emergency disaster treatment protection act," which banned malpractice claims against health care providers. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 2:24 Mobile sports betting approved for NYS New York lawmakers gave the green light to mobile sports betting as a way to raise revenues. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:17 Schumer: $1.7 billion on way for child care providers Providers and parents on Long Island are eligible for child care funds from New York State's portion of the federal COVID-19 relief bill, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday. 29:59 Should your child get a COVID-19 vaccine? What should parents consider when deciding to get a COVID-19 shot for their kids? Local doctors are here to answer your questions. 50:48 The ABCs of Returning to School and COVID-19 Vaccines As vaccines become more available and vaccine safety testing for children proceeds, schools are becoming the focus. Should schools require vaccination of teachers and students, can they.....and how should hesitant staff and parents respond? 34:06 Why is Long Island's COVID-19 infection rate so high? Nassau and Suffolk health commissioners discuss why LI is still trending higher in positive COVID-19 cases than the rest of New York, what that means for a potential fourth wave, and more. 22:27 Congratulations, you're about to graduate. Now what? Get experts' tips for job hunting during a pandemic, including: how to focus your search with remote work options now available and how to make sure your social media is in shape. 29:59 Should your child get a COVID-19 vaccine? What should parents consider when deciding to get a COVID-19 shot for their kids? Local doctors are here to answer your questions. 31:40 Wait, there's a New York variant? Local health experts discuss what you need to know now to stay safe, as COVID-19 variants remain a wild card in the pandemic even as people get vaccinated. 29:34 Your Income Tax Questions Answered Lynne M. Fuentes, managing partner of Fuentes & Angel CPAs LLC and vice president of the New York State Society ... 44:25 CNN's Don Lemon talks about his new book "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon discusses his new book, "This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism." 31:34 Is it safe to travel again? State guidelines are changing, and spring break and warmer weather are here — but should we travel? Experts discuss what trends they are seeing industry wide, and what we should expect this summer. 43:27 How can kids catch up if they've fallen behind in school during COVID? Educators discuss how children whose educations have suffered can catch up and what schools will do to help. 26:47 Talking with Nassau and Suffolk health commissioners about COVID-19 County health commissioners of Nassau and Suffolk discuss how the coronavirus is being treated now, and what still needs to be done to combat it. 39:24 What's happening with summer camps this year? A local doctor and camp experts discuss the question of reopening summer camps safely and what they may be like for kids. 31:06 How does the COVID-19 vaccine help me? LI doctors answer questions about vaccinated people's immunity, their risk of transmission to others and how effective the shot is against variants. 44:58 Standardized testing in the pandemic: What will it be like for kids and teachers? Local educators are discussing what students and teachers can expect standardized testing to be like this year, after they were canceled in 2020. 29:48 What we know now about the COVID variants LI health experts discuss new findings on the COVID-19 variants and how to protect against them, and vaccine efficacy. 40:27 Should school districts relax regulations to get kids back into the classroom? The key to full-time, in-person learning could be loosened COVID-19 regulations, but is it worth it? Experts in health and education discuss this and more. 30:53 I'm vaccinated, now what? Medical experts answer your questions Health experts answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine's potential side effects, immunity, passing the virus to others and more. 57:15 RUN-DMC's Darryl McDaniels talks about his life and music Join recording artist Darryl McDaniels of the legendary rap group RUN-DMC for music and conversation, as he discusses his life and career. 30:54 LI doctors answer your questions about recovering from COVID Local medical experts answer your questions about COVID-19 symptoms and treatment, and discuss research on "long-haulers." 40:59 Chef and author Jacques Pépin talks about his latest cookbook, life during coronavirus Join us for an in-depth discussion with the world renowned chef and author as he tells us about his video recipe book, life during coronavirus and his latest cookbook. 36:36 Expert tips for businesses: How to hang on until COVID-19 vaccines are widely in use Local business experts offer tips about how businesses can prepare for warmer weather and hopefully more sales, and survive until vaccines are widely in use. 42:15 When and how can kids get their extracurricular activities back? Students, parents and educators are discussing bringing back clubs and the arts, like drama and music, in the age of COVID-19. Panelists include Rhonda Taylor, acting superintendent of the Uniondale Union Free School District; Mary O'Meara, superintendent of Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District; Ariana Glaser, Smithtown High School East student; and Michael Salzman, immediate past president of the New York State School Music Association and the coordinator of fine and performing arts for Syosset schools. 32:28 What do we know about the COVID-19 variants? Medical experts answer questions about the new COVID-19 variants: what they are, what they do and how to protect against them. 41:55 As high-risk sports return, how are we keeping student athletes safe? LI doctors and athletic directors discuss safety protocols and how they affect athletes' mental health, as high-risk sports resume. 30:45 COVID and senior citizens: Doctors' tips for protecting them Local doctors discuss how best to look out for older people — at home, in care facilities and within the community. 35:53 Business experts answer your questions about applying for PPP loans Local experts in small business answer questions about applying for a Paycheck Protection Program loan for the first time, or trying for a second. 29:39 Who gets the COVID-19 vaccine first? Doctors are discussing the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccines, and who will be vaccinated first based on age and underlying conditions. 31:27 Is it safe to travel for the holidays? Health and travel experts discuss going away during the pandemic, what we've learned so far and how can we apply these lessons safely to enjoy festive times. 31:59 LI doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19 vaccine development Local doctors who are leading the charge on LI in developing a COVID-19 vaccine discuss its status and answer questions. 44:32 Is it time to end remote learning? Superintendents from various local districts discuss whether a return to fully in-person school is wise, and what is needed to accomplish it. 31:26 One year into the pandemic, what have we learned? Long Island doctors answer questions about your health, treatments and the anticipated impact of vaccines on emerging COVID-19 mutations. 50:46 COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace: What's legal and what's not? Can employers compel employees, clients and customers to get vaccinated? Business and health experts address the ongoing debate of how companies will handle vaccination concerns, what roles government and unions could play and more. 48:28 The new Paycheck Protection Program: Your questions, answered Small Business Association representatives answer your questions about the revamped Paycheck Protection Program, plus: what merchants need to meet the March 31 deadline. 46:50 COVID-19 vaccines: Answers to your most-asked questions Our health reporters answer Long Islanders' top questions about COVID-19 vaccines and the distribution of them. 41:44 Experts give update on COVID safety in schools and when normalcy might return Medical and education experts discuss the latest COVID-19 developments and what they mean for the safety of in-person learning. 30:42 LI doctors talk about the vaccine fight against COVID-19's second wave Local infectious disease experts discuss the ebbs and flows of the second wave of COVID-19, and share updates on the vaccines. 44:52 'Lion King' Broadway star Syndee Winters on her life, music and career Join recording artist and Broadway star ("The Lion King," "Hamilton") Syndee Winters for music and conversation as she discusses her life and career. 54:55 Blue Öyster Cult members perform live and talk about their LI roots Band members Buck Dharma and Eric Bloom talk about their four decades of success and give a virtual performance. 47:22 Curran, Bellone discuss COVID-19's impact on LI businesses Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone are discussing how the coronavirus has impacted local businesses and how they will recover, and answering your questions. 51:06 Is your child falling behind in school during the pandemic? Local education experts are discussing distance learning: where it's working, where it's failing and how parents can get help. 32:17 LI doctors discuss the latest on COVID-19 vaccine development Local doctors leading the charge on LI in developing a COVID-19 vaccine discuss its status, how it could be distributed once approved, and answer questions. 47:37 Luis A. Miranda, Jr., father of 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, talks new documentary Political activist Luis A. Miranda Jr. discusses his HBO documentary, "Siempre, Luis," and how his life's work inspired his son, "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. 44:07 How will COVID-19 affect standardized tests this year? Education experts discuss what standardized testing could (and should) look like this year, following cancellations and changes in 2020 caused by the pandemic. 53:41 Health officials discuss medical treatment, return to normalcy as LI reopens Doctors from Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and MS Family Medicine Health Care P.C. answer questions. 53:41 Education & COVID-19: What do schools need now? Educators from across LI discuss what resources schools need in order to ensure the safety, health and well-being of staff and students, now and in the future. 27:03 Dr. Anthony Fauci answers LIers' questions about COVID-19 vaccines Long Islanders submitted more than 2,000 questions to Dr. Anthony Fauci. He couldn't answer all of them, but he did answer a number about coronavirus vaccines and what we should expect. 42:28 Back from the holidays, how's school going now? Local educators discuss what schools and parents have learned during COVID-19, and what they're doing to keep students and teachers safe as a new semester starts. 52:58 LI doctors answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines LIers submitted more than 2,000 questions to Dr. Anthony Fauci for a Newsday Live conversation earlier this week. He couldn't answer all of them, so local doctors pick up where he left off. 0:46 Dr. Anthony Fauci answers LIers' questions about COVID-19 vaccines Long Islanders submitted more than 2,000 questions to Dr. Anthony Fauci. He couldn't answer all of them, but he did answer a number about coronavirus vaccines and what we should expect. 42:37 Newsday Live Author Series: A chat with TaraShea Nesbit Join us and Long Island LitFest for a virtual in-depth discussion and extensive Q&A with with best-selling author TaraShea Nesbit ("The Wives of Los Alamos"), about her latest historical novel "Beheld," her career and more. Hosted by Mark Chiusano, Newsday Columnist and Editorial Writer. 31:43 How to talk to your kids who don't care about COVID-19 Doctors from Catholic Health Services and PM Pediatrics address concerns from parents who worry about their high school and college aged kids. 42:37 Newsday Live Author Series: A chat with TaraShea Nesbit Join us and Long Island LitFest for a virtual in-depth discussion and extensive Q&A with with best-selling author TaraShea Nesbit ("The Wives of Los Alamos"), about her latest historical novel "Beheld," her career and more. Hosted by Mark Chiusano, Newsday Columnist and Editorial Writer. 31:56 Here's how businesses can get through the second wave of COVID-19 SBA representatives give advice for businesses owners on how to get through COVID's second wave, including financing options and planning for 2021. 32:03 LI doctors talk about how to safely celebrate holidays during COVID's 2nd wave Local health experts discuss family gatherings and celebrations from Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa through New Year's in the age of COVID-19. 50:31 Equity, resource gaps in our schools exposed by remote learning Education experts discuss the ways the pandemic has deepened gaps in resources and achievement, and answer questions. 55:40 What businesses can do to prepare for a second wave of COVID-19 Local experts offer tips for how small businesses can survive a second wave of the pandemic, including business strategies and communicating with customers. 43:22 Best-selling author Robert Kolker talks about his new book Kolker discusses his new book, 'Hidden Valley Road,' an Oprah's Book Club selection, and answers questions. 49:42 School & COVID-19: The struggles and stresses for teachers Education experts discuss how teachers are managing during the coronavirus pandemic, the effects on their students and workplaces, and how they're handling these challenges. 59:47 Pulitzer Prize winner Les Payne's family discusses his new Malcolm X biography Family of former Newsday columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and editor Les Payne discuss his posthumous work, "The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X," and how his decades as a journalist influenced his life and theirs. 47:55 Doctors discuss how to safely celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving and other holidays How can you safely navigate the festivities? Local doctors discuss trick or treating, family gatherings and more, and answering your questions. 47:20 'SNL' writer Alan Zweibel discusses his new memoir Zweibel, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" writers, talks about his new memoir, "Laugh Lines," his career and more. 53:27 Taylor Dayne performs virtually and answers fans' questions The pop icon and LI native joins us for a virtual concert and Q&A. 52:20 Child care & COVID-19: The impact on workers and businesses Local child care and business experts are discussing the current state of child care and its impact on Long Island workers and businesses, and answering your questions. 49:00 Voting during a pandemic: Experts answer your questions COVID-19 has changed the voting process this year. Commissioners on the Nassau and Suffolk Board of Elections share the latest and answer your questions. 54:28 College and COVID-19: What students should know about the application process College experts offer advice for students and parents, including: How can college-bound students find the right school, and convince that school that they're the right student? 42:25 Envisioning the Future of Live Sports & Entertainment in a COVID-19 World Some of Long Island and the nation's top arena development, sanitization and infectious disease experts discuss the future of live ... 51:02 College and COVID-19: How to help your child through the admission process Admissions experts share tips for students and parents on what to prioritize when applying to colleges. Plus: how to cope as extracurriculars are compromised, remote learning is required and campus visits are curtailed. 44:35 Author Lisa Jewell talks about her new thriller, 'Invisible Girl' Jewell joins us for an in-depth discussion about her new novel and answers your questions in an extensive Q&A. 47:25 Winter & COVID-19: How to safely enjoy LI life Find out what restaurants are doing to keep you safe as the colder weather approaches, and get tips on how to eat, drink and be social, while staying healthy. 51:54 What's going to happen to the businesses left behind by COVID-19? Experts are discussing the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on businesses forced to stay closed while others reopen, and answering your questions. 48:26 Education and COVID-19: Private schools in a public health crisis Experts are discussing what are private schools are doing to cope with COVID-19 while keeping students and teachers safe, what the future holds for private education and more. 47:38 LI college presidents, student discuss coping with COVID-19 Join our panel as they discuss the pitfalls, fears and triumphs so far at local universities, and answer your questions. 46:08 LI novelists roundtable: Author chat and live Q&A The respective authors of "Love Sold Separately," "The Grace Kelly Dress" and "With or Without You" gather for a virtual roundtable discussion and answer your questions live. 48:19 Local doctors discuss navigating flu season during the pandemic How can we stay safe during flu season and the coronavirus pandemic? Medical experts are discussing treatment updates, vaccines and the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19. 51:38 How is LI school reopening going? Local educators and experts discuss the latest challenges to keeping schools open, what the future may hold and answer your questions. 51:38 How coronavirus is changing school policy and what it means for the future Join state education and teachers representatives as they discuss how COVID-19 is changing education policy, and answer your questions. 47:07 Military historian Ian W. Toll discusses his new book, 'Twilight of the Gods' Military historian and author Ian W. Toll is discussing the final volume of his Pacific War trilogy, "Twilight of the Gods," his career and more. 45:50 Officials answer your questions about high school sports and COVID-19 Decision makers in high school sports are talking about the state of local athletics due to the coronavirus, the difference in risk levels of each sport during the pandemic and answering your questions. 53:56 Your health and COVID-19: What's next? Health experts explain coronavirus safety measures and take questions on what is currently known about the disease, analyze current treatments, the quest for a vaccine and a potential second wave. 54:42 Schools on LI are open. Where do we go from here? Join educators from Long Island public schools, Nassau BOCES and the Board of Regents as they discuss the path forward for schools, and answer your questions. 47:40 How are Long Islanders feeling about COVID-19 now? Newsday's nextLI team and local experts are talking about our survey on LIers' fears regarding COVID-19, the likelihood of a second wave and what it means for the future. 52:04 The great school debate: At home vs. in class As school openings approach, parents in some districts are concerned with the options being offered for their children. Watch their discussion in this Newsday Live conversation. 50:09 How to buy or sell your house as Long Island reopens Real estate and legal experts discuss what homebuyers and sellers need to know, and answer questions. 46:55 Real estate, business experts answer LIers' questions on coronavirus Here's what homeowners and renters need to know during the coronavirus pandemic, from real estate and business executives. 50:47 School & COVID-19: Remote learning and in-school safety Education experts look to answer parent questions ranging from remote learning to PPE in Long Island schools. 1:04:39 Billy Joel band member Michael DelGuidice joins us live Mike DelGuidice, guitarist and background vocalist for Billy Joel, and leader of the Joel tribute band Big Shot, will play a virtual concert and participate in a Q&A. 45:22 Geraldine Woods on her new book, '25 Great Sentences' Nonfiction author and former English teacher Geraldine Woods, who taught at NYC's Horace Mann School for three decades, talks about her new book, "25 Great Sentences and How They Got That Way." 41:42 Watch a performance by longtime Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto DeVitto, Billy Joel's drummer for 30 years who now plays with his rock and blues band The Slim Kings, plays a virtual performances and answers questions in a Q&A. 53:54 Local leaders discuss the plan to get LI's economy going again Local leaders, who are devising an economic recovery plan for Nassau and Suffolk, are discussing what local governments can do to help small businesses get back on their feet, and answering your questions. 46:59 Investigative journalist Chip Jones talks new book, 'The Organ Thieves' The Pulitzer Prize nominee is discussing the book, which investigates the first heart transplant in the segregated South, and answering your questions. 53:27 How to make the most of at-home learning when school starts Local educators are discussing how to keep your child engaged during a school year that could alternate between in-person and remote education, while also staying sane yourself, and answering your questions. 54:23 School & COVID 19: Staying safe in the classroom Local health and education experts are discussing what families and students can do to stay safe and healthy when kids return to school. 54:28 COVID-19 & LI's next generation: How are young people feeling about the future? A panel is discussing the findings of a recent Newsday nextLI survey of Long Island millennials about how COVID-19 is changing their attitudes about the future. 20:35 Alec Baldwin interviews author Dan Mathews about his new book, 'Like Crazy' Baldwin is talking with the best-selling author about Mathews' new memoir, "Like Crazy: Life With My Mother and Her Invisible Friends." 54:14 Can teachers safely return to the classroom this fall? Local health and education experts are discussing the options, dangers and safeguards for teachers considering a return to work, and answering your questions. 52:29 How the pandemic exposed LI's racial inequities Local experts are discussing the disparities of Long Island living based on race and how COVID-19 exacerbated the situation, and answering your questions. 50:26 School and COVID-19: How to decide what's best for your child Local doctors and educators are discussing the plans schools have in place ahead of the start of the academic year, what to consider when determining the best decision for your family and answering your questions. 52:46 How are LI parents feeling about the upcoming school year? Local education and technology experts are discussing the findings of a recent Newsday nextLI survey of Long Island parents' opinions about the upcoming school year. 45:11 Comedian Judy Gold talks new book, 'Yes, I Can Say That,' her career, and more Award-winning comedian Judy Gold is talking about her new book, "Yes, I Can Say That," her comedy career, and more in an in-depth virtual discussion and extensive Q&A. 55:42 Laura Curran and developers discuss the future of LI's arenas Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and developers are discussing the future of the Nassau Hub, the UBS Arena at Belmont Park and other Long Island development projects, and answering your questions. 50:42 How you can get financial help during COVID-19 Local experts discuss where can you go to get funds if, like many Long Islanders, you're facing financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, which programs you can apply for, and answer your questions. 51:41 Is it safe to travel? Local experts discuss vacationing during the pandemic Local experts are discussing what you can expect if you book a trip, what changes are being made to keep vacationers safe, and answer your questions. 49:35 School and COVID-19: What are camps and summer school telling us about fall? Local health, summer camp and school experts are discussing how data from camp attendance may affect students returning to school in the fall and answering your questions. 46:52 Local school experts discuss challenges within special education because of COVID-19 Local education experts are discussing what this fall may be like for students with special needs, what can be done to help them succeed and answering your questions. 48:21 Vacations and COVID-19: How to stay healthy while traveling this summer Local experts discuss what you can expect if you book a trip, what changes are being made to keep vacationers safe, and answer your questions. 44:01 'The Last Patriot' author Brad Thor talks new book, career and more Brad Thor, best-selling author of "The Last Patriot" and "Full Black," is discussing his new thriller, his career, and answering your questions. 49:43 Local experts discuss how kids can return to school safely Local health and education experts discuss whether kids can return to school safely, how teachers feel, how administrators see the academic year unfolding, and answer your questions. 50:29 Local experts discuss how kids can return to school safely Local health and education experts are discussing whether kids can return to school safely, how teachers feel, how administrators see the academic year unfolding, and answering your questions. 48:41 Vacations and COVID-19: How to stay healthy while traveling this summer Local experts are discussing what you can expect if you book a trip, what changes are being made to keep vacationers safe, and answering your questions. 52:27 Local experts discuss next steps for businesses after reopening Local experts are giving tips for business owners about ways to keep customers safe and how to operate under new guidelines, and they're answering your questions. 49:42 Local experts discuss how kids can return to school safely Local health and education experts are discussing whether kids can return to school safely, how teachers feel, how administrators see the academic year unfolding, and answering your questions. 48:24 How will colleges and universities keep students safe from COVID-19? Local health and education experts, and an incoming Hofstra law student, are discussing how higher education institutions will keep students safe this fall, and answering your questions. 53:03 What you need to know about LI's recovery as Phase 4 reopening starts Local experts discuss what you need to know about the latest phase of LI's recovery, provide tips for small business owners and answer your questions. 51:17 What you need to know about tourism and travel in a COVID-19 world Local health and business experts discuss what Long Island businesses can do to attract tourists during the pandemic, how you can stay safe on vacation, and answer your questions. 55:26 How businesses and customers can stay healthy at work and play Local business and health experts discuss what businesses are doing to protect their employees and customers, how you can be safe while going out around town, and answer your questions. 48:49 How will colleges and universities keep students safe from COVID-19? Local health and education experts discuss how higher education institutions will keep students safe this fall, and they answer your questions. 51:56 Restaurants & COVID-19: What you need to know Local experts are answering your questions about dining out and what restaurants can do to make customers feel safe as LI prepares for tomorrow's Phase 3 reopening. 50:52 Your health during LI's reopening: What you need to know Local doctors answer your questions about health care as Long Island progresses through reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. 53:35 What to expect at day camps this summer Local health and camp experts answer your questions about what to expect from day camps during the coronavirus pandemic. 53:55 What businesses need to know as Long Island reopens A member of the New York Forward Reopening Advisory Board and Long Island Regional Control Room is answering questions about reopening businesses as Long Island progresses through Phase 2. 46:13 'The Last Trial' author Scott Turow talks new book, career and more Scott Turow, best-selling author of "Presumed Innocent" and "The Burden of Proof," is discussing his new novel, his career, and answering your questions. 54:39 What businesses need to know for Phase 2 of LI's reopening A business official from New York Forward Reopening Advisory Board and Long Island Regional Control Room member answers questions. 51:57 Summer camps & COVID-19: What parents need to know Local health and camp experts answer your questions ahead of the opening of several day camps later this month. 55:01 How to protect your health in Phase 2 of LI's reopening Doctors from Stony Brook Medicine and Northwell Health discuss the latest phase in Long Island's reopening and answer your questions. 53:24 What will medical treatment look like as LI returns to normal? Doctors from Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and MS Family Medicine Health Care P.C. answer questions. 51:45 Experts discuss small business financing alternatives, tips for loans U.S. Small Business Administration and other officials answer your questions. 52:34 How to keep kids motivated, work from home and survive this summer Hofstra, library and mental health experts discuss coronavirus and keeping kids on the right track this summer. 49:49 How to make the most of your child's summer during coronavirus Homeschool New York and Timber Lake Camp officials discuss how to make the most of your child's summer. 50:43 How businesses can prepare as LI's economy reopens Officials from Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the CEO of Discover Long Island answer questions. 53:15 Education, parenting experts answer LIers’ questions on coronavirus Officials from Hofstra University and the Cornell Cooperative Extension answer questions on coronavirus, education and parenting. 49:20 Will masks be required on the LIRR? MTA officials answer questions The MTA's Phillip Eng and Patrick Foye discuss what rules the transit system could implement when riders return. 55:46 LI medical officials answer questions on contact tracing, antibody tests and more Join officials from SBU's school of medicine and Stony Brook Medicine as they discuss coronavirus and answer your questions. 51:55 Business, real estate officials answer LIers' questions on coronavirus Urban League of LI, RXR Realty and LIA officials discuss what it will take to restart the local economy and answer questions. 47:15 'Big Summer' author Jennifer Weiner talks book, career and more Join Newsday and Long Island LitFest for a Q&A with the New York Times best-selling author. 53:50 LI medical officials answer questions on antibody tests, plasma trials and more Join officials from SBU's school of medicine and Stony Brook Medicine as they discuss coronavirus and answer your questions. 54:09 Education officials discuss how coronavirus is changing schooling on LI Hon. Roger Tilles and Dr. Tom Rogers discuss the effect of coronavirus on education and answer your questions. 2:41 The story behind Glen Cove's new bacon-themed eatery Newsday food critic Scott Vogel visited Garden of Bacon, a new eatery in Glen Cove devoted entirely to bacon. ... 5:02 Inside LI's new Vietnamese sandwich shop See how these famous Bahn Mi are made, and find out which celebrities raved about them. 1:25 Chicken wing hunt comes to Long Island Matt Kourie is on the hunt to find the best chicken wings on Long Island. The hunt begins March 21 ... 2:52 Food critic goes on LI chicken wing crawl Join Scott Vogel as he tries flavors from Raspberry Chipotle to Carolina BBQ Mustard. 1:47 700 pounds of corned beef to-go: Pub owner reflects on last St. Patrick's Day Plus, his hopes for a better holiday this year. 2:17 After decades in hospitality, owner turns LI event space into eatery Alan Feinstein talks pivoting his Port Washington catering hall to a restaurant after the coronavirus pandemic dampened large parties. 1:06 LI restaurant owner talks family recipe for mac-and-cheese Steven McKail, owner of Caribbean Flavors in Port Jefferson Station, puts five kinds of cheese in his mac-and-cheese, a recipe passed down by his grandmother. 3:53 Why you need to try this Indian luncheonette At this Hicksville spot, you can try everything from breakfast to dessert. 3:34 Go behind the scenes at one of LI's top Italian spots For 45 years, this bastion of Italian American cuisine has been serving pizza, pasta and Parms of the highest caliber. 2:27 Ride along with one of LI's most successful Uber Eats drivers Brad Herrschaft spends a busy day dashing between IHOP, Wendy's, Tropical Smoothie Cafe and more. 7:35 'The Buzz': LI's Candice Night talks new Blackmore's Night album Renaissance rock band Blackmore's Night is back: Hauppauge native Candice Night, half of the husband-and-wife musical duo, joins Newsday's "The Buzz" to talk about their first new album in six years. 7:53 'The Buzz': LI's Luke Islam of 'AGT' fame talks role in new 'Mighty Ducks' series The teenage Garden City South native who reached the semifinals of "America's Got Talent" in 2019 now stars in a rebooted "Mighty Ducks" series, premiering tomorrow on Disney Plus. 7:19 'The Buzz': Jake Borelli of 'Grey's Anatomy' talks breaking barriers, on screen and off Borelli discusses how his character, Dr. Levi Schmitt, breaks barriers for the LGBTQ community on screen, and how he does that in his personal life. 8:44 'The Buzz': Ali Skovbye talks co-starring with Katherine Heigl in Netflix's 'Firefly Lane' Skovbye, who plays the younger version of Katherine Heigl's character in the new Netflix series, talks about what it's like to portray the same character as one of her role models. 10:00 'The Buzz': All Elite Wrestling star Cody Rhodes talks about judging 'Go-Big Show' Pro wrestler Cody Rhodes talks about TBS' extreme talent show that he judges alongside Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Nettles and Rosario Dawson. 9:08 'The Buzz': Talking with Kelly Mi Li of Netflix's 'Bling Empire' Inspired by the 2018 hit film "Crazy Rich Asians," the brand new reality series is already on Netflix's Top 10 in the U.S. list. 7:20 'The Buzz': Talking with Danielle Bernstein of fashion blog We Wore What Newsday's Marissa Sarbak talks with the social media influencer and founder of fashion blog We Wore What. 7:16 'The Buzz': Mayim Bialik takes on new role Mayim Bialik is proving that women at any age can be single, happy, and thriving, in her latest role in ... 10:33 'The Buzz': Darlene the 'Queen of Christmas' At 79 years young, Darlene Love has still got it. The world-famous singer was dubbed the "Queen of Christmas" by many over the years, and the name, very fittingly, stuck. 9:17 'The Buzz': Marissa Sarbak talks with actor Hunter Sansone Family. Friendship. Football. That is what shines through the screen of the new Disney movie, "Safety," according to one of the ... 8:04 'The Buzz': Music is a family affair for LI singer, TikTok star Newsday's Marissa Sarbak speaks with singer-songwriter Nick Tangorra on the premiere episode of "The Buzz." Inspired by his grandfather, he writes and performs with his brother. 1:26 Explore field of 500,000 tulips at LI farm Spring has sprung, in the form of a half million tulips planted at Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden in Manorville for the farm's second annual Tulip Festival. Manager of the farm, Marc Weiss, explains what visitors can expect. 1:29 Nassau PAL offering boxing classes to tweens and teens After a 15-year hiatus, the Nassau County PAL decided to offer boxing to tweens and teens again at Kayo Boxing ... 0:54 Mini-golf pop-up open at the Vanderbilt Museum A pop-up miniature golf experience running weekends at the Vanderbilt site in Centerport, is the perfect stop for family fun, Executive director at the Vanderbilt Elizabeth Wayland-Morgan, explains what you can expect at the attraction. 1:29 Cuomo announces new guidelines for museums, movie theaters, more Gov. Cuomo announced that the capacity of museums and zoos will be raised to 50% starting April 26, and movie theater capacity will increase to 33%. 1:56 Pet owners concerned about COVID-19 puppies Many Long Islanders got a new pet during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that they are transitioning back to work, some owners are concerned about their furry friends being home alone all day. 1:35 A skinny jean lover tests out the latest trends As fashion trends move away from skinny jeans and more towards wide-legged pants, Alexandra Lipps of Roslyn isn't sure if she can jump on the bandwagon just yet. Gabrielle Banschick, owner of Penelope, a clothing boutique in Woodbury, helps Lipps find some wide-legged options that are perfect for her. 2:20 State stocks local waterways with fish to keep fishermen happy Just in time for the traditional opening of the spring fishing season on April 1, the state DEC is stocking ... 1:55 Spring begins motorcycle season for many Long Islanders As the warmer weather approaches, that means one thing for Vinny Calderon, the president of Blue Knights New York X: It's the start of the riding season. 1:40 Dog days at Old Westbury Gardens A true botanic bonanza, this 200-acre former home and estate has well-landscaped grounds, several gardens and wooded areas to explore ... 1:14 Long Island family heads back out to celebrate birthday Erica Risciglione, of West Islip, on Wednesday went with her husband and children, Jaxon, Joon & Landon to Bubble Boutique & Learning Center in Babylon to go shopping for Landon's 4th birthday. Risciglione talked about the difference between her kids' birthdays during the height of the pandemic in 2020 as compared to today. 2:30 Expert answers LI kids' vaccine questions Sharon Nachman, Division Chief for Pediatric Infectious Disease at Stony Brook Children's Hospital answered 4 questions that Long Island kids had ... 1:17 Main Street Babylon greenhouse filled with flowers and butterflies The Boutique, Hitch and The Babylon Mercantile on East Main have built a shared greenhouse in their backyard patio filled with flowers, greenery and butterflies for the community to come and enjoy. 1:44 How to elevate a casual look to casual chic Fashion Influencer Gail Gonzalez, of Valley Stream, said on Sunday, March 14, that she thinks a more casual look is here to stay as people have gotten used to wearing casual clothes while working from home during the pandemic. Gonzalez offered some thoughts and tips on how to elevate the casual look to casual chic. 1:46 Inside Tackapausha Preserve in Seaford Tackapausha Museum and Preserve in Seaford hosts a Long Island ecology museum and more than 100 live animals indoor and out. ... 2:45 GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome play center opens GiGi's Playhouse Long Island Down Syndrome Achievement Center opens in Patchogue and we get a first hand look at the facility 1:43 Long Islanders go gray during the pandemic Judy and Paul Umansky of East Hills made a deal with each other: Judy would stop dying her hair, if Paul ... 1:11 During pandemic virtual dancing takes center stage Arielle Cohen of Valley Stream has kept up with her love of choreographed group dancing via virtual sessions live-streamed from ... 1:39 A walking tour of the Parrish Art Museum Interim director of the Parrish Art Museum Chris Siefert talks about the genesis of the walking tour art exhibit, which gives the community something to do outdoors during the pandemic. 1:29 Long Island Museum reopens its doors, survives pandemic The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook has reopened after several shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic. ... 2:53 How to DIY resin at home Ariana Boroumand 23, of Middle Island, is owner of Resin Design by Ariana, and her pieces are sold through Etsy, Instagram and Facebook. She designs resin trays to hold jewelry and other items. 1:26 Father and son bond over vintage video games Robert and Gavin Maurus of East Patchogue talk about their love of vintage video games that they can play together. ... 2:09 Where to find nostalgic toys on Long Island Your favorite childhood toys might be making a comeback, as toy shops on Long Island are stocking its shelves with nostalgic toys. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 1:02 Riverhead museum exhibit answers a natural question A new exhibit called "What The Heck Is That?" at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead examines artifacts and objects that are difficult to explain. 1:58 LI girl makes Bernie Sanders clay replica for charity raffle Nine-year-old Julianna Tand raised $3,005 for the Ronald McDonald House when she raffled off a clay replica that she made of the Bernie ... 1:52 A look inside 2 of Long Island's doggie day cares centers Newsday's Marissa Sarbak visited two dog day care centers on Long Island to talk about the affect the pandemic has had on business. ... 1:12 8-year-old donates to animal shelter for her birthday In lieu of gifts, 8-year-old Arianna La Rosa asked for pet food and toys for her birthday, which she donated to the Babylon Animal Shelter in Amityville. 2:38 Adventureland opens its doors again after 18 months of being closed For over a year Adventureland in Farmingdale, has been closed due to the pandemic. On Friday the park opened to a warm welcome. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 1:29 Boutique opens in Massapequa during pandemic Co-owner of Sweet Simplicity Boutique in Massapequa, Stacie Tranchina, dreamed of opening up her own boutique, but never thought it would be in the middle of a pandemic. She spoke to Newsday about what the process has been like and how she adapted her business to the new normal. 7:20 'The Buzz': Talking with Danielle Bernstein of fashion blog We Wore What Newsday's Marissa Sarbak talks with the social media influencer and founder of fashion blog We Wore What. 1:51 Axe-throwing range with digital targets opens on LI NY Axe, an axe-throwing range with digital targets, opened in Farmingdale on Friday. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 4:11 We Banjo 3 to perform virtual concert 'Live from Dublin' We Banjo 3 will perform a virtual concert "Live from Dublin" on Saturday, March 13, presented by the Patchogue Theatre. 2:03 Long Islander shows us how to bleach distress clothes at home Eugenia Fundo, of Cedahurst, created a successful T-shirt business while she was home during the pandemic. She shows us how ... 1:27 Blue Point Brewing Company opens outdoor 'campsite' Blue Point Brewing Company in Patchogue has a new campsite setup, popping up outside in the beer garden. The reservation will include ... 1:08 Historic sloop offers Oyster Bay sunset cruise The executive director of the Waterfront Center in Oyster Bay, David Waldo, talks on July 14, 2015, about the sunset ... 1:54 U-pick summer fruit and veggies at Lewin Farms U-pick season at Lewin Farms in Calverton includes summer berries, peaches and vegetables. ... 0:18 Sitting in traffic ... 1:52 Seals and other winter animals to spot on Long Island There are cruises, walks and other activities people can do to spot seals and winter animals on Long Island. ... 1:36 Central Islip mother and daughter make ice cream a family activity Jennifer Lopez, of Central Islip, enjoys making homemade ice cream with her daughter so they can both work on something ... 0:49 Tips for storing your car during LI winters Car hobbyist Nick Ferraioli, of Ronkonkoma, gives tips for how you can safely store your car during the winter. ... 0:59 LI-Kick offers wallyball, indoor volleyball for busy LIers Lead director of LI-Kick, Laura Pollicino, explained the popularity of Wallyball, indoor volleyball played on a racquetball court, where the ball can be hit off the side wall and still be in play. 1:15 What it's like to try float therapy Lift Next Level Floats in Huntington is offering a unique form of stress therapy to keep Long Islanders relaxed during the pandemic. ... 1:26 New surrogacy law goes into effect in NY Sean Braut-Doherty and his husband Steve, of Northport, had to travel to Florida to work with the surrogate who carried their two children because it is not legal in New York State for a woman to be compensated for carrying a baby that isn't biologically hers. They spoke to Newsday on Wednesday about New York state legalizing surrogacy and what that could have meant for their family. 0:52 Skiing programs lacking diversity President of the National Brotherhood of Skiers Henri Rivers spoke to Newsday about the lack of diversity and outreach in skiing programs. ... 41:55 As high-risk sports return, how are we keeping student athletes safe? LI doctors and athletic directors discuss safety protocols and how they affect athletes' mental health, as high-risk sports resume. 1:37 Sweetbriar Nature Center hosts February break camp for kids Veronica Sayers, program coordinator, describes activities at Sweetbriar Nature Center's "Winter Discovery Days." ... 1:31 How Long Islanders celebrate outside in winter Michelle Dittmar, of Islip Terrace, spoke about her passion for outdoor winter celebrations while she and her neighbors gathered outside for brunch. 1:22 Sip and Paint events: A safe pandemic night out Sip-and-paint nights have continued during the coronavirus pandemic, with places like The Vintage Canvas in Farmingdale offering the activity for people itching to get out of the house. 1:08 Watch: Firefighters, cops save golden retriever Lucky from frozen Hewlett pond Members of the Hewlett Fire Department rescued the pooch from a partially frozen pond in Grant Park with help from Nassau County police officers. 1:44 Service-based LI businesses are suffering from their customers working at home Some LI businesses, such as hair salons and dry cleaners have been suffering because the majority of their customer base has been working from home since the coronavirus pandemic began. 1:08 Families take on at-home driving lessons After the pandemic canceled her son Jacob Robinson's driving lessons, Megan Plapp of Melville decided to take him out for lessons herself as a way to keep them busy and gain some practice. 0:52 Jim Breuer remembers his early years as a driver on Long Island Comedian Jim Breuer, who grew up in Valley Stream, spoke on Tuesday, Jan. 26 about his early years as a driver on Long Island. 0:57 What's a driver's ed simulator? Barbara Turney of Centereach tells us about learning to drive on a simulator at Wellington C. Mepham High School in Bellmore. 1:25 Brookville woman creates fantasy land for grandchildren during pandemic Sloan Tichner, of Brookville, renovated the basement in her home for her grandchildren during the pandemic. ... 2:10 Long Island natives develop DIY mask kit for kids Pamela Mandell, Lyss Stern and Jodi Okun created Kadoodle Kids. Customers can purchase make-your-own mask kits, which can give children more ... 0:58 What to know when visiting Long Island wineries in winter Visiting Long Island wineries has become a winter pastime. At Mattebella Vineyards in Southold, guests can do a food and wine pairing ... 1:04 Nostalgia, candy, and toys found at Bob Howard's Eileen Caplin Wysel, owner of Bob Howard's General Store in New Hyde Park, talks about turning her parents' store into ... 2:38 Dressing your dog: LIers' stylish pups Mercedes Gonzalez Mayo, 23, who has a new line of doggy beanies, shows them off on Trix and Theo. 6:11 H.S. Sports Spotlight: Football, gymnastics and plays of the week Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at Whitman's 30-6 win over Longwood and Bellport's 20-6 win over Half Hollow Hills East in football, Connetquot gymnastics and the plays of the week in the latest episode of the High School Sports Spotlight. 1:19 Long Beach's Ally Fitzgerald to wrestle at Sacred Heart Senior wrestler Ally Fitzgerald, now at Long Beach High School, has dreams to wrestle for an Olympic team someday but starting in ... 6:28 Spotlight: Plays of the week, plus big wins for Plainedge, St. Anthony's Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at the plays of the week in high school football and soccer, highlighting Plainedge's 27-0 win over Bethpage and St. Anthony's 27-9 victory over St. John the Baptist. 0:54 Highlights: Seaford football defeats Clarke in Nassau IV matchup Watch video highlights from Seaford's road victory on Saturday. 8:43 H.S. Sports Spotlight: Chaminade, Kellenberg are winners, plus plays of the week Gregg Sarra looks at the Chaminade-St. Anthony's and Kellenberg-St. John the Baptist football games as well as the Brentwood-Sachem East boys soccer game. 1:10 Highlights: North Shore vs. Mepham girls volleyball Highlights from a Nassau Conference A-III girls volleyball match between North Shore and host Mepham on Monday. 1:46 Highlights: Miller Place vs. BBP football Highlights from Suffolk League VII football between Miller Place and host Bayport-Blue Point on Saturday. 6:42 High School Sports Spotlight: Sayville, Garden City post wins, plus plays of the week In Newsday's third episode of the High School Sports Spotlight, host Gregg Sarra looks at the highly anticipated matchup between Sayville and Floyd and the Garden City—MacArthur rematch. Our coverage also includes the Bay Shore-Lindenhurst girls volleyball match and Long Island's plays of the week. 2:03 Highlights: SJB vs. Kennedy Catholic football Highlights from CHSFL action between host St. John the Baptist and Kennedy Catholic on Saturday. 0:50 Highlights: Manhasset vs. Plainedge football Highlights of Manhasset's 13-7 road victory over Plainedge in a Nassau Conference III football game on Saturday. 1:04 Highlights: Syosset vs. Massapequa girls soccer Video highlights from a Nassau Conference AA-I girls soccer match between Syosset and host Massapequa on Tuesday 6:05 'High School Sports Spotlight': Floyd, Bellport are winners Plus, "High School Sports Spotlight" host Gregg Sarra breaks down Long Island's plays of the week. 1:50 Trainers save football official with defibrillator at game East Meadow High School athletic trainer Dan DeSimone and Farmingdale High School athletic trainer Phil Fandale on Sunday spoke about their actions during Saturday's East Meadow-Farmingdale game. 0:43 Highlights: Smithtown East vs. Hills East girls soccer Highlights of Smithtown East's road victory over Half Hollow Hills East in a Suffolk Division I girls soccer game on Tuesday. 6:39 HS Sports Spotlight: Massapequa, Sayville win big, plus plays of the week In Newsday's first episode of the High School Sports Spotlight, host Gregg Sarra looks at the Massapequa-Freeport and Sayville-Kings Park football games as well as the Massapequa-Syosset boys soccer game. Sarra wraps up the episode with Long Island's plays of the week. 0:41 Highlights: Longwood vs. Brentwood football Highlights from Longwood's season-opening victory at Brentwood in a Suffolk League I football game on Saturday. 2:10 The high school football season kicks off The high school football season has finally kicked off — not in the fall, but mid-March — but players and coaches are just happy to be back in the game. Steve Langford has the story. 1:13 Center Moriches' Kealey, Franklin talk winning Suffolk IV title Watch highlights from Center Moriches' victory in the Suffolk Conference IV championship Sunday. 0:54 Highlights: Nassau gymnastics championships Day 1 Erin Agoglia, Bianca Dellaporta and Katie Meehan discuss the vibe and the support from teammates at Day 1 of the Nassau ... 2:21 Northport beats Ward Melville in Suffolk Conference I semifinal Northport head coach Andrew D'Eloia and seniors Patrick Healy and Jake Santamaria discussed the Tigers' 45-32 win over Ward Melville in a Suffolk Conference I semifinal on Saturday. 1:40 Highlights: Northport beats Brentwood in Suffolk I final See highlights from Northport's title victory on Sunday. 1:19 Syosset wins Nassau gymnastics championship Allie Jacobs and Steven Silipo discuss Syosset's win and Payton Sack and Alyssa Sanborn discuss Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK placing at the Nassau gymnastics team championship on Saturday. 0:59 Nicholas Shen wins fourth consecutive Nassau diving championship Nicholas Chen, Jim Morrow and Cameron Yuen discuss Wednesday's performance and that winning feeling at the Nassau diving championship. ... 0:50 SJB defeats St. Anthony's in CHSAA boys hoops Highlights from a CHSAA boys basketball game between St. John the Baptist and visiting St. Anthony's on Tuesday, 0:45 Highlights: Farmingdale vs. Massapequa Watch highlights from a Nassau girls basketball matchup between Farmingdale and Massapequa on Monday. 1:13 Highlights: Kings Park vs. Hauppauge Watch highlights from Monday's Nassau boys basketball matchup between Kings Park and Hauppauge. 0:29 Nassau cheerleaders pumped to be competing Lexi Goodman of Massapequa and Samantha Cella of Seaford discuss how thankful they are to be back on the mat with their teams. 0:57 Rocky Point battles past Mount Sinai Darren Goldstein, Aidan Hamilton and Matthew Sloane discuss Rocky Points' win over Mt. Sinai. 2:15 High school athletes back on the court Masks didn't seem to faze high school athletes all that much at a Nassau basketball game. Steve Langford has the story. 0:47 Harborfields' Zhang wins third Suffolk diving title Alex Zhang of Harborfields won his third straight Suffolk diving championship on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Hauppauge. ... 1:05 Highlights: Calhoun boys basketball gets by Jericho See some of the top plays from Calhoun's victory on Wednesday. 1:13 Highlights: Wantagh defeats Island Trees in Nassau boys hoops Highlights from Wantagh's win over Island Trees in Nassau Conference A-VII boys basketball on Tuesday. 0:34 Highlights: Hills East vs. Copiague boys hoops Video highlights from Half Hollow Hills East's home victory over Copiague in Suffolk League III boys basketball on Tuesday. 0:59 Highlights: Baldwin beats Farmingdale in Nassau boys hoops Highlights from Saturday's Nassau Conference AA-II boys basketball game between Baldwin and Farmingdale. 0:44 Senior gymnasts shine at Nassau championships Kaylei McDonald, Kristen Greenwood and Emily McKie discuss how excited they were to be competing in their senior seasons at the Nassau gymnastics championships on Saturday at Long Beach. 0:48 Highlights: Uniondale boys hoops wins season opener Highlights from Uniondale's season-opening win over Hempstead in Nassau Conference AA-I boys basketball. 0:54 Highlights: Central Islip boys hoops wins Suffolk League I opener Central Islip defeated Longwood, 75-41, in Suffolk League I boys basketball at Central Islip on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. 41:55 As high-risk sports return, how are we keeping student athletes safe? LI doctors and athletic directors discuss safety protocols and how they affect athletes' mental health, as high-risk sports resume. 0:48 Highlights: Amityville boys basketball wins season opener Watch the top plays from Amityville's season-opening win Tuesday. 0:42 Highlights: Kings Park vs. Westhampton boys track Highlights from Westhampton's victory over visiting Kings Park in a Suffolk IV boys track and field dual meet on Saturday 0:37 Highlights: Pat-Med vs. Middle Country girls track Highlights of Patchogue-Medford's home victory over Middle Country in a Suffolk girls track and field dual meet on Saturday 0:56 Miller Place boys track battles below-freezing temps Ryan Michalski and Christian Tarsia of Miller Place track discuss the adversity faced physically and mentally when running in below freezing temperatures. 2:24 Father of Jo-Jo Wright mourns loss of Uniondale HS basketball star Jo-Jo Wright, an exceptional sophomore point guard from Uniondale High School and the top public school player in Nassau County, was killed in an automobile accident, Nassau County police confirmed. 2:41 High-risk HS sports get green light in Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Monday said there will be weekly COVID-19 testing and temperatures taken before games and practices. 1:56 High-risk sports may soon be back Following Cuomo's announcement that high-risk sports could soon make a comeback, Steve Langford spoke to the executive director of the governing body for public school sports in Nassau to see what this means for schools and students. 1:06 Syosset boys swimming wins 50th straight dual meet Michael Lu and Allan Chu discuss the Syosset boys swimming team's 50th straight dual meet win on Friday 0:35 Highlights: Huntington's Heller wins 1,600 in winter track opener See the scenes from a season-opening winter track meet in Huntington 2:53 Some LI high school winter sports teams start practice High school teams in winter sports deemed low- or moderate-risk by New York State were allowed to start practice amid the pandemic. 2:58 For some high school sports, winter season to kick off Monday Some public school athletes will kick off the winter sports season Monday, while others remain sidelined. "High-risk" sports are postponed indefinitely. Elmont basketball player Rae Sawyer said she's "just trying to stay positive." Newsday's Cecilia Dowd reports. 1:58 Lawrence, Uniondale HS cancel winter sports season Student-athletes voice their disappointment as Lawrence and Uniondale HS cancel their winter sports season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Newsday's ... 1:05 Centerport's AJ Dahlk to play in junior national golf championship Harborfields freshman AJ Dahlk, from Centerport, is excited to be participating in the junior national golf championship. Four years ago when he moved to the U.S., he never even heard of golf. 1:29 CHSAA top performers in girls swimming Newsday's Julia Elbaba highlights the top athletes in girls swimming in the CHSAA in 2020. ... 1:59 CHSAA cross country top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top boys and girls cross country runners in the Catholic League. 1:35 CHSAA boys soccer top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top performers in the 2020 Catholic League boys soccer season 2:04 CHSAA girls soccer top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top performers in the 2020 Catholic League boys soccer season on Tuesday, Nov. 24. ... 4:53 Recapping the CHSAA soccer championships Chaminade boys beat St. Anthony's and St. Anthony's girls defeated Sacred Heart in Class AA CHSAA soccer championships over the weekend. Newsday's Gregg ... 1:07 St. Anthony's wins CHSAA championship Emily Riggins, Eva LaVecchia and coach Sue Alber discuss St. Anthony's 1-0 win over Sacred Heart in the CHSAA league championship ... 0:32 Highlights: Chaminade tops St. Anthony's in CHSAA boys soccer final Chris Honan and Francesco Pavano discuss the CHSAA Class AA boys soccer championship. 0:28 Highlights: CHSAA Intersectional cross country championships Chaminade's Frank Naudus and St. John the Baptist's Sabrina Spezia were the high Long Island finishers at the CHSAA Intersectional Championships at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Saturday. 0:51 St. Anthony's advances to CHSAA boys soccer championship Rohan Douglas, Tristan O'Rourke and head coach Don Corrao discuss St. Anthony's 4-0 win over Kellenberg. 0:40 St. Anthony's advances to CHSAA Class AA girls soccer final No. 1 St. Anthony's defeated No. 4 St. John the Baptist, 5-0, in a CHSAA Class AA girls soccer semifinal at St. Anthony's on Wednesday 1:14 Highlights: St. Anthony's football vs. Kellenberg Video highlights of St. Anthony's 50-44 overtime home victory over Kellenberg in a CHSFL game on Saturday 0:32 Sacred Heart defeats Kellenberg in penalty kicks Sacred Heart sophomore goalkeeper Kate Boyle discusses the Spartan's win over host Kellenberg in penalty kicks on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, to ... 1:44 SJB beats OLMA in CHSAA girls swimming St. John the Baptist head coach Dawn Kelly and seniors Kate O'Malley, Mia Stroub and Brooke Bowers speak following Saturday's CHSAA ... 0:40 Beach, Odusami on Friars' win over SJB Zachary Beach and Michael Odusami discuss St. Anthony's 3-0 victory over St. John the Baptist in a CHSAA boys soccer ... 0:43 St. Anthony's caps off an undefeated regular season St. Anthony's defeated visiting St. John the Baptist, 7-0, in a CHSAA girls soccer matchup on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2020. ... 0:22 Highlights from the CHSAA cross country championships See the scene at the CHSAA cross country championships on Sunday at Our Lady of Mercy in Syosset. 1:06 SJB boys soccer tops Holy Trinity St. John the Baptist defender Andrew Watson talks about the Cougars' second-half surge in their 5-2 victory over Holy Trinity ... 0:38 Holy Trinity defeats SJB in CHSAA girls soccer Holy Trinity defeated host St. John the Baptist in CHSAA girls soccer on Wednesday. 1:16 Chaminade defeats St. Anthony's in CHSAA boys soccer Chaminade defeated St. Anthony's in CHSAA boys soccer action behind Matt Auerbach's goal with 2:37 remaining in the second half at St. Anthony's on Tuesday. 0:45 Healy, Quinlan lead Kellenberg past SJB Theodore Healey and Jack Quinlan discuss Kellenberg's 1-0 win over St. John the Baptist in a CHSAA boys soccer match on Tuesday. 0:55 Highlights: Ramirez leads Holy Trinity past St. Dominic in 7-on-7 football Holy Trinity coach Kahmal Roy and quarterback Emilio Ramirez discuss the team's victory. 0:59 Kellenberg boys soccer notches shutout win Kellenberg senior striker Jack Quinlan talks about his two goals and the Firebirds' 4-0 victory over St. Dominic in CHSAA on Saturday 2:49 Kellenberg, SJB players and coaches discuss CHSAA girls tennis match Players and coaches from Kellenberg and St. John the Baptist discussed their CHSAA girls tennis match at Cedar Creek Park on Thursday. 0:44 Kellenberg, Sacred Heart tie in CHSAA girls soccer Kellenberg and Sacred Heart tied, 1-1, in CHSAA girls soccer at Kellenberg on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Lindsay McShea scored the tying ... 0:49 St. Anthony's girls soccer stays undefeated St. Anthony's junior midfielder Emily Riggins talks about the Friars' 8-1 victory over St. John the Baptist in CHSAA girls soccer on Wednesday 19:08 Newsday Investigation Sonny Franzese: 'My mother said I was bad since I was born' In exclusive interviews with Newsday after he was freed from prison in 2017, John (Sonny) Franzese shared details that became the foundation of a deep look into his life, the Mafia and the justice system itself. 22:58 Sonny Franzese: 'My mother said I was bad since I was born' Franzese was acquitted in a hitman's murder during the era when he was a high-profile figure in city nightclubs, especially the Copacabana. The club drew the era's most famous performers, and Franzese mingled with them all. 22:24 Sonny was sentenced to 50 years for a bank robbery. He always insisted he didn't do it. Franzese had beaten a dozen cases before. His supporters say he was framed, but prosecutors say his guilt was beyond dispute. 27:42 As Sonny went in and out of prison, the Franzese family fell apart Sonny Franzese's inability to stay out of prison, along with the other pressures of mob life, devastated his wife and children. Their bond unraveled in dramatic ways. 28:44 Why John Franzese Jr. wore a wire: 'I wasn't testifying against my dad, it was his way of life' His brother Michael had become an informant too, but John Franzese Jr.'s testimony was far more damaging to the mob. And it helped send Sonny Franzese back to jail at 93. 27:46 Proving Innocence: The Story of Keith Bush Keith Bush was a 17-year-old junior at Bellport High School when Suffolk authorities charged him with killing Sherese Watson, 14, after a late-night house party in North Bellport. 41:17 Watch the documentary We sent people undercover to house hunt. They thought agents treated them well. Then we showed them the hidden camera footage and listings. 15:24 The Plume: Decades of Deceit A story about pollution, secrecy, water and fear: How the Grumman plume has grown into Long Island's biggest environmental crisis. ... 7:08 Clemente Park, 'Pay Dirt' dumping cases are linked A Newsday investigation found some of the same companies, individuals or families played roles in the path that brought illegally disposed ... 6:39 Mystery of the West Hills County Park plea deal Paul LaRocco explains the illegal dumping case at West Hills County Park in Melville. ... 5:01 ICE detains man stopped for broken headlight Felipe Iñiguez, 49, of Central Islip, entered the United States illegally in 2001. When Iñiguez was pulled over in May ... 6:26 The Lucero killing: 10 years after a hate crime on LI Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero died on a Patchogue street on Nov. 8, 2008 after he was attacked by a gang of teenagers. Ten years later, those impacted by the hate crime, including his brother, community leaders and the Suffolk police, reflect on his death and how it became a catalyst for change - and what more needs to be done. 4:05 How one MS-13 member left the gang When he was 14, MS-13 became his family. Edwin tells us what drew him in — and how he got ... 4:28 Watch: Ride along with ex-cop who fought MS-13 on LI It was 1996 when John Oliva, then an officer with the Suffolk County Police Department, first saw graffiti featuring the name MS-13. 7:51 In mom's words: I really miss the love that child had for me Carlota Moran doesn't want to remember. ... 18:19 Video The Cost of Corruption 2018 EMMY WINNER 20:09 Video Pathway to Power Here, Newsday outlines the story of Long Island's political power structure and one man's navigation through that system, Gary Melius. Read how this story unfolds in seven chapters. 5:27 Video Watch: Visit by air and by foot Nassau’s hidden public spaces A Newsday investigation found that Nassau's landmark Environmental Bonds Acts of 2004 and 2006 benefited political insiders, as well as ... Video 5 deaths, 6 months: The case of Cory Gloe After participating in a street drag race in Farmingdale that ended the lives of five teenagers and injured two others in May of 2014, Cory Gloe was sentenced on May 20, 2016, to 6 months in jail, 5 years of probation and youthful offender status. (Credit: Newsday staff) 30:11 Video Street Racer: The Culture of Speed on Long Island For two years, Newsday has followed and filmed various Long Island drag racers. While some practice the sport legally, there exists a subculture of racers who do not. The consequences of those illegal street races have, at times, led to tragedy. For 3:41 Newsday Exclusive Back to the front lines, hospital workers tackle the holiday COVID surge Newsday's Faith Jessie takes us back inside a hospital battling coronavirus during the second wave. 3:59 Newsday Exclusive 'I'm just worried to bring it home' They're careful, but doctors and nurses know their families are at risk. 3:28 Newsday Exclusive 'It will end eventually, just gotta hold out' Anti-body infusion tents and vaccine shots give hope. 8:46 On the shoulders of giants In this documentary, Newsday chronicles the death of George Floyd and the 8:46 it took for him to die at the ... 3:20 Newsday reporters look back at investigation Anchor Faith Jesse interviews Newsday reporters Nicole Fuller and Michael O'Keeffe on the Gilgo Beach murders as the investigation enters its 10th year. 16:44 Newsday Special Report Gilgo Beach murders: 10 years later It's been 10 years since police began finding bodies at Gilgo Beach. Long Islanders are still waiting for answers. 7:19 Inside a Long Island maternity ward during the coronavirus Inside a Long Island maternity ward during coronavirus 18:16 Make Comedians Great Again 2020 EMMY WINNER 40:05 Life on the bays: A waning industry, daily struggles From the bays surrounding Long Island come stories of beauty and heartache in an industry that once dominated the waters off New York's coastline. Baymen, independent clammers and fishermen share their struggles in this behind-the-scenes documentary. 11:23 Video In Love and Death During the hardest period of their lives, families turn to Vanessa Zenz, a funeral director, for comfort during their grief. Her ... 6:57 Video Precedent: Reflecting on Japanese Internment 2018 EMMY WINNER 23:47 Watch: An LI mom’s fight for her son’s life 2019 EMMY WINNER 15:23 Video Police Dog: Training Your Best Friend There's a special relationship between an MTA canine police officer and the dog. The dog is more than a tool, ... 7:47 Reptile Guy 2015 EMMY WINNER 18:06 Thousands on LI have eating disorders. Help is costly. Research continues to show that eating disorders are the deadliest of all mental illnesses. For an estimated 97,000 individuals on Long Island ... 4:07 Viva Africa 2018 EMMY WINNER 20:52 Political pioneers 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 16:29 This Won't Define Us 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 11:17 Gabriel's World 2016 EMMY WINNER 14:16 The new farmers 2014 EMMY WINNER 4:44 Video Bomba Drum-Making Joe Santiago keeps a little black book with all his secrets to drum-building scratched inside. "I'd tell you, but I'd have ... 3:41 Video Winemaker and Boatbuilder Trent Preszler is CEO of Bedell Vineyards, and in his spare time has taught himself to build canoes. His Mattituck ... 6:42 Video A Musical Resurrection David Herman of East Meadow restores instruments rescued from the Holocaust to revive their voices and give them a new ... 6:33 Hush: The rhythm of a hometown chef 2016 EMMY WINNER 24:17 9/11: A Decade Later 2012 EMMY WINNER 8:50 Brentwood's Green Machine 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 18:16 Make Comedians Great Again 2020 EMMY WINNER 20:41 Being 'The Empress' doesn't guarantee equal pay 2020 EMMY WINNER FOR PHOTOGRAPHER: SPORTS 10:10 Martial arts help LIer recover from brain injury 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 15:43 Shima Jiu-Jitsu: 'It's what I am' 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 14:15 How a hit-filled lacrosse season affects NYIT players 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 16:29 This Won't Define Us 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 8:50 Brentwood's Green Machine 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 20:52 Political pioneers 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 16:28 An innocent man? 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 1:00 Supporting Local Journalism 2020 EMMY NOMINEE 40:05 Life on the bays: A waning industry, daily struggles From the bays surrounding Long Island come stories of beauty and heartache in an industry that once dominated the waters off New York's coastline. Baymen, independent clammers and fishermen share their struggles in this behind-the-scenes documentary. 23:47 Watch: An LI mom’s fight for her son’s life 2019 EMMY WINNER 17:43 LI man uses disability to connect with others 2019 EMMY NOMINEE 19:21 Video 'We are Brentwood:' 1 season with the high school girls soccer team 2019 EMMY NOMINEE 18:19 Video The Cost of Corruption 2018 EMMY WINNER 6:33 Hush: The rhythm of a hometown chef 2016 EMMY WINNER 6:42 Video A Musical Resurrection David Herman of East Meadow restores instruments rescued from the Holocaust to revive their voices and give them a new ... 4:44 Video Bomba Drum-Making Joe Santiago keeps a little black book with all his secrets to drum-building scratched inside. "I'd tell you, but I'd have ... 11:23 Video In Love and Death During the hardest period of their lives, families turn to Vanessa Zenz, a funeral director, for comfort during their grief. Her ... 4:07 Viva Africa 2018 EMMY WINNER 3:41 Video Winemaker and Boatbuilder Trent Preszler is CEO of Bedell Vineyards, and in his spare time has taught himself to build canoes. His Mattituck ... 6:57 Video Precedent: Reflecting on Japanese Internment 2018 EMMY WINNER 4:18 Video Softball Pitchers Turning to Protective Facemasks 2018 EMMY WINNER 6:59 Video Helmets Optional for High School Girls Lacrosse Players 2018 EMMY WINNER 3:02 Video How Hewlett's Helmet Sensors Work Hewlett High School invested in sensor technology to monitor the safety of its athletes in football and boys lacrosse. It ... 19:48 Video Out of the Shadows 2017 EMMY WINNER 15:53 The Last Trailer Park 2017 EMMY WINNER 7:50 The Lost Art of St. Nicholas 2017 EMMY WINNER 11:17 Gabriel's World 2016 EMMY WINNER 23:45 Life after football Newsday explores why so many former NFL players struggle while transitioning to life after football in this special report. 6:29 The Spice of Life 2016 EMMY WINNER Video Creating Sea Salt 2015 EMMY WINNER 13:28 'Truck:' Eddie Gordon's journey to Ultimate Fighter winner 2015 EMMY WINNER 10:16 JFK's Message of Hope 2015 EMMY WINNER 9:15 Against All Odds 2014 EMMY WINNER 24:17 9/11: A Decade Later 2012 EMMY WINNER 6:57 Marisa: A little girl's fight to live 2012 EMMY WINNER 15:53 Video The Last Trailer Park 2017 EMMY WINNER Video Leaving LI: Isles' last season at Nassau Coliseum After more than 40 years of playing their games at Nassau Coliseum, the Islanders moved to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the 2015-16. But "the old barn" rocked in its final season. Newsday followed Islanders employees, fans and players throughout the emotional ride during their last season at the Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: Newsday Staff) 30:11 Video Illegal street racing on LI: Speed, thrills and death For two years, Newsday has followed and filmed various Long Island drag racers. While some practice the sport legally, there exists a subculture of racers who do not. The consequences of those illegal street races have, at times, led to tragedy. For 5:23 Video Remembering Muhammad Ali Remembering Muhammad Ali, the most transcendant sports figure in American culture. "The Greatest" died from complications from Parkinson's disease on June 3, 2016. (Newsday) 7:48 Video A Winning Team 2017 EMMY NOMINEE 11:10 Video Finding families: Long Island's extraordinary adoptions Three families on Long Island share their stories of unique adoptions - Gloria and Thomas Costello of Bay Shore have brought 13 children with disabilities into their home; Nancy Todd of Bay Shore adopted her son Carl when he was 16; Jean and Jeff Behrens are adjusting to a language barrier with their son Franklin, who was adopted from an orphanage in Colombia. (Credit: Randee Daddona) Video Hopkins, Trinidad and 9/11 The middleweight championship fight between Bernard Hopkins and Felix Trinidad was scheduled for Sept. 15, 2001. When terrorists attacked the ... Video Kim Basile never thought she couldn't play softball Kim Basile is a catcher on the Island Trees High School softball team. She is just like everyone else on her team, she says. What sets her apart? She plays with just one hand. (Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman) Video Newsday journalists look back at TWA Flight 800 Nearly 20 years after TWA Flight 800 crashed over the Atlantic off East Moriches shortly after takeoff, two Newsday journalists - editor Steve Wick, who was a reporter at the time, and photographer J. Conrad Williams Jr. -- recall covering the aviation disaster that occurred on July 17, 1996. (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware) Video The inspiration of Ian Matuszak For nearly 21 years, Ian Matuszak fought. He was born with cerebral palsy and died after a battle with esophageal cancer. Along the way, Matuszak, from Westbury earned his blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and touched the lives of thousands of people he came across. (Newsday/Chris Ware, Mark La Monica, Jeffrey Basinger) 10:51 Video Back to school, after cardiac arrest On the eighth day of school in September, Wisdom Lane Middle School eighth-grader Jessica Lemus, of Levittown, suffered cardiac arrest in 5th period, and her heart stopped for 7 minutes. On Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, Jessica returned to school for the fir 8:07 Video Warriors for life A pair of teams from a small, underestimated Suffolk town claimed state basketball titles side by side, a feat that had not been accomplished by a public school on Long Island. Thirty five years later the Wyandanch Warriors reconnect to tell their story. (Newsday / Raychel Brightman) 6:52 Tibetan monk teaches peace through temporary art In what is becoming an annual tradition during peace week at Friends Academy, Buddhist monk Lama Tenzin Yignyen was invited back to the Locust Valley school to create a sand mandala and teach students about his philosophies and ideas. The mandala, which takes five days to create, is dismantled and tossed into Oyster Bay at the end of the week. (Credit: Newsday: Chris Ware) 14:56 Video Under the helmet: Inside LI football helmets An in-depth look at concussions and helmet safety and how they have impacted high school football players on Long Island. 12:29 Gilgo investigation: 5 years later Five years after the first body was found, on Dec. 10, 2015, Newsday took a comprehensive look at the state of the investigation and caught up with victims' family members. (Credit: Newsday Staff) Brendan Gallagher: Always a General At Douglas MacArthur High School in Levittown, the story is not about bullying or outcasts, but rather, how many students rally around Brendan Gallagher, a classmate with severe autism. (Credit: Newsday Staff) 4:38 Picture Healing Kids with cancer find an artistic outlet and boost their confidence through the Pablove Shutterbugs, a 5-week photography program held at Stony Brook University. (Credit: Raychel Brightman) Tobacco Farm on LI Out on Long Island's North Fork, retired businessman Michael Chuisano, 57, seen on Sept. 14, 2014, has begun harvesting his first crop of tobacco plants, after years of research. Chuisano, of Orient, hopes his leaves will be used in cigars around the world. (Credit: Randee Daddona) Video Shark diving off the East End Capt. Charles Wade of Sea Turtle Dive Charters, based in Montauk, takes participants 20 miles off the coast of Long Island to brings them face-to-face with real, live sharks. Newsday spent a day above and below the water with Wade as he takes a group of novice divers into shark territory to see what he describes as a majestic animal. June 14, 2015 (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger) 13:57 Vinnie the Dentist Vinnie Savino, a dentist from Brookville, turned to boxing to help overcome the hardships in his life. Savino, 81, has ... 14:16 Belmont's backstretch: Where Triple Crowns are made The preparation to make him a Triple Crown winner begins on the backstretch and at Belmont Park, the backstretch is a community unto itself. (Credit: Newsday Staff) 9:28 Undefeated: Weidman UFC 187 documentary Baldwin's Chris Weidman, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title for a third consecutive time by beating Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23, 2015. But the road to fight night is a long one. This is that story. The Lost Art of St. Nicholas St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in West Babylon was working on an iconography project that would have been completed in another year. However, a month and a half after a major section of icons was installed, a fire broke out on July 21, 2015, and destroyed the church's interior. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz) Video Algieri's rise from Paramount to Pacquiao In less than one year, Greenlawn-raised Chris Algieri went from boxing at The Paramount in Huntington to facing Manny Pacquiao on HBO pay-per-view in Macau, China. This is the story of his ascent. (Newsday/Jeffrey Basinger) 18:03 Video Remembering Jeter's final season Yankees captain Derek Jeter announced in February that 2014 would be his final season in baseball. Newsday traveled to Camden Yards in Baltimore, Fenway Park in Boston, Citi Field and Yankee Stadium to tell the story of what Jeter meant to Major League Baseball, its players and fans during his 20 seasons. (Credit: Newsday) 6:54 Video Until Everyone Comes Home For the past two years, families whose homes were severely damaged let Newsday document how the storm impacted them. On the eve of the storm's second anniversary, they discussed being displaced and rebuilding. Oct. 28, 2014 (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz and Newsday / Chris Ware) 12:04 Video Chris Weidman UFC 168 documentary From the gym to the sauna, from the hotel room to the Octagon, Newsday chronicled Baldwin's Chris Weidman in Las Vegas as he prepared to defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 on Dec. 28, 2013. Video 'Test of the Champion' Belmont Stakes documentary Winning horse racing's Triple Crown may be the toughest accomplishment in sports. To become an immortal, the horse must beat all challengers in Louisville at the Kentucky Derby, then again two weeks later in Baltimore at the Preakness, and then once again three weeks later in New York at the Belmont Stakes. (Credit: Newsday Staff) 6:30 Video Determined to play football As a young boy, Naji Nizam fell in love with football. Playing was all he ever wanted, and he wouldn't let anything stand in his way, not even the debilitating disease that should have made the Port Jefferson boy's goal impossible. Videojournalist: Chris Ware (Nov. 14, 2013) 10:16 Video JFK's Message of Hope 2015 EMMY WINNER 6:11 H.S. Sports Spotlight: Football, gymnastics and plays of the week Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at Whitman's 30-6 win over Longwood and Bellport's 20-6 win over Half Hollow Hills East in football, Connetquot gymnastics and the plays of the week in the latest episode of the High School Sports Spotlight. 2:25 Music producer, youth football coach Alvin Toney mourned at funeral Friends and family of Alvin Toney, a well-known music producer and youth football coach, honored and remembered him at his funeral at a West Babylon church on Saturday. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 2:16 Sini: Manorville man charged with hate crimes after shootings A Manorville man who prosecutors say was fueled by anti-Semitic hate and homophobia when he fired shots into a home and businesses and harassed his victims through social media has been indicted on multiple charges of gun possession and aggravated harassment as a hate crime, prosecutors announced Friday. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 2:30 LI trivia: How well do you know Long Island landmarks? Newsday's Marissa Sarbak quizzed people walking around Huntington on how well they know landmarks around Long Island. Could you do better? 1:52 Federal government removes off shore wind-energy areas off Hamptons The federal government has removed two contested offshore wind-energy areas off the Hamptons from its upcoming lease sale of waters off Long Island's South Shore, citing conflicts with commercial fishing, shipping and lack of commercial viability. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 2:09 Where to find nostalgic toys on Long Island Your favorite childhood toys might be making a comeback, as toy shops on Long Island are stocking its shelves with nostalgic toys. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 8:34 'The Buzz': Catching up with 'Cosby Show' star Malcolm-Jamal Warner Warner, who played Theo Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," talks about his current role on the FOX medical drama "The Resident." 2:38 Officials in favor of ban on smoking marijuana at any county facilities Elected officials and community leaders gathered in Hewlett's Grant Park, supporting a ban that would prohibit smoking marijuana at any county facilities. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 1:40 Police: Barefoot girl out alone at night has been found About 100 Nassau County police officers, including aviation, K-9 and Bureau of Special Operations officers, had searched wooded areas off the Southern State Parkway Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. 2:47 U.S. recommends 'pause' for Johnson & Johnson vaccine, but expects restart in 'matter of days' Six women have developed unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, resulting in one death. In a joint statement, the CDC and FDA said they were investigating. 5:51 What you need to know about 'pause' issued for J&J vaccine Newsday's Faith Jessie spoke with Dr. Bruce Polsky, Chairman, Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island, to break down what the recommended "pause" in use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine means. 6:28 Spotlight: Plays of the week, plus big wins for Plainedge, St. Anthony's Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at the plays of the week in high school football and soccer, highlighting Plainedge's 27-0 win over Bethpage and St. Anthony's 27-9 victory over St. John the Baptist. 2:16 Fallen officer and detectives honored by Suffolk County Sheriff's Office A fallen Suffolk correction officer, NYPD detective and NYPD transit detective were honored at a ceremony Saturday by the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:38 Adventureland opens its doors again after 18 months of being closed For over a year Adventureland in Farmingdale, has been closed due to the pandemic. On Friday the park opened to a warm welcome. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 5:09 Investigative reporter talks response to 2019 LI Divided project Newsday's Faith Jessie and Maura McDermott talk about the response to Newsday's 2019 Long Island Divided project. ... 2:21 How well do you know Long Island trivia? Newsday's Marissa Sarbak took to the streets of Garden City and Carle Place to ask Long Islanders how well they know local landmarks and attractions. 2:46 Long Islanders react to NYS budget The 2021-22 budget provides an 11% increase in funding to school districts overall and 13% for Long Island. And it reflects priorities of a Democrat-dominated Legislature's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Langford reports. 2:35 Rep. Lee Zeldin announces run for governor A defender of former President Donald Trump over the past four years, Zeldin did not mention Trump in his announcement. Cecilia Dowd gets reactions from LIers. 1:49 Cuomo agrees to repeal malpractice immunity law Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday signed the State Legislature's repeal of the "emergency disaster treatment protection act," which banned malpractice claims against health care providers. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 2:39 Police: 13 families displaced in Roosevelt fire A smoke shop, liquor store and apartments with 13 families were left temporarily homeless as a result of an overnight fire in a Roosevelt building, Nassau County police said. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry reports. 8:43 H.S. Sports Spotlight: Chaminade, Kellenberg are winners, plus plays of the week Gregg Sarra looks at the Chaminade-St. Anthony's and Kellenberg-St. John the Baptist football games as well as the Brentwood-Sachem East boys soccer game. 1:42 COVID vaccine eligibility expands Tuesday to NYers 16 and older New Yorkers 16 and older are eligible for the COVID vaccine starting Tuesday. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd spoke with Long Islanders for their reaction. 2:38 Suffolk 911 operator shortage a concern for LIers Newsday's Steve Langford spoke with reporter Rachelle Blidner and some Long Island residents about the difficulties Suffolk County has been having finding and retaining 911 operators since the coronavirus pandemic. 1:47 Car parade helps raise money for family of teacher with breast cancer A car parade was held outside Aquebogue Elementary School in Riverhead Saturday, as students and families dropped off donations for the family of a teacher gravely ill with breast cancer. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:24 Suozzi calls for provisions on infrastructure package Rep. Suozzi says he won't vote for Biden's $2T infrastructure plan unless it includes the repeal of the cap on SALT deductions. Steve Langford talks to LIers. 2:04 Hospital throws party for 1-year-old whose mom nearly died from COVID-19 South Shore University Hospital staff members threw a birthday party for 1-year-old Walter Soriano, whose mom spent 11 days on a ventilator with COVID-19 when he was born. 1:38 Feral cat population exploding on Long Island The coronavirus pandemic forced a shutdown in the spay and neuter vet clinics on Long Island and across the country. Now it's restarting and trying to catch up, as the feral cat population soars, and on Thursday, 85 cats were spayed or neutered at Helping PAW in East Meadow. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 1:56 Long Islanders react to news PSEG Long Island applied for 2020 performance bonus Newsday's Steve Langford spoke to Long Islanders following the news that PSEG Long Island is applying for a nearly two and half million dollar bonus for its performance in 2020. 7:35 'The Buzz': LI's Candice Night talks new Blackmore's Night album Renaissance rock band Blackmore's Night is back: Hauppauge native Candice Night, half of the husband-and-wife musical duo, joins Newsday's "The Buzz" to talk about their first new album in six years. 1:44 Long Island is ready for the legalization of recreational marijuana Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday signed into law a marijuana legalization bill, paving the way to expunge untold numbers of criminal records, allow limited home growth of cannabis and open one of the largest pot markets in the nation. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd spoke with two happy business owners who are looking forward to the expected increase in profits. 1:53 Kept apart for 6 months by COVID restrictions, couple married 45 years finally reunites A joyful reunion after more than 6 months apart. Rene Mennes, resident of Oasis Rehabilitation and Nursing facility, reunites with his wife to celebrate his birthday after COVID-19 restrictions kept them apart. 2:53 Suffolk legislature approves police reform plan The Suffolk County Legislature on Tuesday voted 16-1 to approve a 1000-page police reform plan. Some residents said it's not enough. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the details. 6:42 High School Sports Spotlight: Sayville, Garden City post wins, plus plays of the week In Newsday's third episode of the High School Sports Spotlight, host Gregg Sarra looks at the highly anticipated matchup between Sayville and Floyd and the Garden City—MacArthur rematch. Our coverage also includes the Bay Shore-Lindenhurst girls volleyball match and Long Island's plays of the week. 1:42 Cuomo: New Yorkers 30 and over become eligible for the COVID vaccine Tuesday Governor Cuomo announced Monday that New Yorkers 30 and over will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine Tuesday. The governor said beginning April 6, everyone 16 and over will be eligible. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd reports. 3:06 Hate crimes against Asian Americans decried at LI rally Long Islanders, state and local officials gathered in Hauppauge to protest violence against Asian Americans as the nation sees a spike in hate crimes. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 1:40 LIers react to man killed on Main Street in Port Jefferson A 25-year-old Shirley man was shot to death on Main Street in Port Jefferson Village Wednesday. Newsday's Steve Langford has Long Islanders' reactions and spoke to those who were there that afternoon. 1:29 Police search for man who exposed himself to teens In Merrick Police say a man exposed himself to three 16-year-old girls in Merrick on Thursday. It happened on Webster Street, near ... 2:30 State lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana Long Islanders react to New York State lawmakers agreeing on a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Newsday's Steve Langfrod has more. 2:00 Man sentenced to 8 years behind bars for triple-fatal crash Nahriek Belford was sentenced to 8 years behind bars for the crash that killed a couple married for 50 years and Belford's brother. Belford apologized before he was sentenced. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd reports. 2:19 LIers question Postal Service changes Long Islanders reacted to news of the U.S. Postal Service's massive reorganization, in an effort of a 10 year plan to cut costs. 1:53 Abandoned domesticated ducks rescued from Baldwin Harbor Animal activists on Wednesday took to the Baldwin Harbor waters in kayaks to rescue domesticated ducks that had been abandoned. Some spoke with Newsday's Steve Langford and said they've noticed a trend of ducks being adopted as pets during the pandemic, but sometimes discarded into the wild. 7:53 'The Buzz': LI's Luke Islam of 'AGT' fame talks role in new 'Mighty Ducks' series The teenage Garden City South native who reached the semifinals of "America's Got Talent" in 2019 now stars in a rebooted "Mighty Ducks" series, premiering tomorrow on Disney Plus. 6:05 'High School Sports Spotlight': Floyd, Bellport are winners Plus, "High School Sports Spotlight" host Gregg Sarra breaks down Long Island's plays of the week. 2:08 Suffolk County District Attorney's office announces Hate Crimes Task Force Suffolk County officials on Monday announced the formation of a hate crimes task force in response to the recent wave of hate crimes against Asian-Americans around the country. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the details. 2:05 Suffolk DA Sini warns of illicit substances pressed to look like prescription pills Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini on Sunday announced that fake pills have been found being peddled on the street by drug dealers. The pills were made to look identical to Adderall but were actually methamphetamine. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:09 Restaurants on Long Island can open to 75% capacity The glass is more than half full today for restaurant owners, as the state expanded indoor dining capacity to 75% on Long Island. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:28 Gas prices up as demand rises and production drops On Thursday, the average price per gallon of regular gas on Long Island was $2.88 — 25 cents more than a month ago, according to AAA. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 2:41 Kindergarten student gives ailing teacher a 'hugging machine' Kindergarten student Avery Green surprised his teacher, Keri Stromski, with a "hugging machine" he and his mother made for her. Stromski, who had stage-four breast cancer when she spoke in March about the creation with Newsday's Cecilia Dowd, died Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the Riverhead Central School District. 2:06 LIers react to Atlanta area shootings at massage businesses Long Islanders reacted to the shooting in the Atlanta area, in which eight people, many of them women of Asian descent, were shot to death at massage businesses. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 1:53 Living near the 'Amityville Horror' house Ronald DeFeo Jr., who killed his four siblings and parents at their Amityville home, died Friday at the age of 69. The murders happened in 1974 but to this day, the house remains a source of interest for numerous spectators. 2:38 Prosecutors: 40 indicted in connection with 'major narcotic trafficking ring' Prosecutors said 40 people were indicted in connection with a "major narcotic trafficking ring," including two defendants who allegedly did business at unlicensed day care centers. 6:39 HS Sports Spotlight: Massapequa, Sayville win big, plus plays of the week In Newsday's first episode of the High School Sports Spotlight, host Gregg Sarra looks at the Massapequa-Freeport and Sayville-Kings Park football games as well as the Massapequa-Syosset boys soccer game. Sarra wraps up the episode with Long Island's plays of the week. 2:59 The Suffolk PBA and campaign spending limits Records show the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association Inc. has been contributing millions of dollars to campaigns in direct spending or through a related group the union controls despite restrictions on campaign spending. Newsday's Faith Jessie reports. 2:44 Hundreds on LI rally to show support for Asian Americans Hundreds rallied in Mineola on Sunday against verbal and physical assaults towards Asian-Americans, who feel they are being treated as scapegoats for the coronavirus pandemic. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:10 The high school football season kicks off The high school football season has finally kicked off — not in the fall, but mid-March — but players and coaches are just happy to be back in the game. Steve Langford has the story. 2:12 Officials want LIRR schedules restored before March 29 Officials on Thursday called for LIRR service cuts to be reinstated before March 29. One commuter said the cuts have been "absolutely horrible." The MTA said it has added nine rush-hour trains, extended routes and lengthened trains. Here is Newsday's Cecilia Dowd. 2:41 LIers react to $1.9 trillion stimulus aid Long Islanders react to the $1.9 trillion stimulus and relief bill passed by House Democrats Wednesday. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 7:19 'The Buzz': Jake Borelli of 'Grey's Anatomy' talks breaking barriers, on screen and off Borelli discusses how his character, Dr. Levi Schmitt, breaks barriers for the LGBTQ community on screen, and how he does that in his personal life. 3:41 FF in fatal crash drove drunk for miles the wrong way, prosecutors say Suffolk prosecutors said announced new charges against the driver Joseph Norris, who they said drove nearly four miles in the wrong direction on the Sunken Meadow Parkway before crashing into a car driven by Anthony Mariano, killing him instantly. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has the story. 1:31 Toddler killed in early-morning house fire in Gordon Heights An early-morning fire in Gordon Heights killed a 23-month-old girl and injured four others. Newsday reporter Steve Langford reports. ... 2:12 Nassau County announces how it's combatting potholes Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said the county has filled 11,280 potholes this season. One driver likened roads to a "bounce house;" another said there is a "pothole epidemic." 2:13 Schumer: Help on the horizon for restaurants LI restaurants could see help soon from a $28 billion coronavirus relief bill that just passed the Senate and is awaiting a vote in the House. Cecilia Dowd reports. 2:56 Can Gov. Cuomo still lead the state amid harassment accusations? As more harassment accusations are levied against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his political support erodes, Newsday's Steve Langford on Sunday spoke with Long Islanders about whether he can continue to lead the state. 1:26 Clashes at protests by Blue Lives Matter and Black Lives Matter Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter demonstrators faced off in front of the Smithtown Fire Department Saturday. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 3:03 Notice of claim filed against Suffolk police department, officers and county On Thursday the attorney of the car theft suspect who was seen being punched and kicked on a body camera, while handcuffed by Suffolk County police, said he has filed a notice of claim, a precursor to a civil rights suit against Suffolk County, the Suffolk police department and the officers involved. Newsday's Faith Jessie has the story. 2:27 Long Islanders react to accusation against Cuomo Long Islanders react to recent allegations against Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo — accusations of sexual harassment by two former aides and the withholding of nursing home data. Newsday's Faith Jessie has the story. 2:41 Long Islanders sound off on the political turmoil surrounding Gov. Cuomo Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has been accused of sexual harassment for the second time in recent days. Newsday's Steve Langford spoke with Long Islanders to get their opinions. 2:57 Ann Marie Drago sentenced to 9 months in jail A judge on Thursday sentenced Ann Marie Drago to 9 months in jail, following her criminally negligent homicide conviction last year in the death of Evelyn Rodriguez. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has more on the story. 3:04 Singas: Doctor charged with murder in deaths of 5 patients On Thursday, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that George Blatti, a Long Island doctor, was charged with five counts ... 4:01 Faith Jessie takes a look back at COVID-19's first year on Long Island As the coronavirus enters its second year on Long Island, Newsday's Faith Jessie took a look at the progress of the disease through the lens of a Garden city business, Mac & Melts. 2:12 Two Suffolk cops suspended after body cam video showed cops kicking suspect Two Suffolk cops have been suspended without pay and could face possible criminal prosecution by District Attorney Timothy Sini's office, officials said, after the officers were seen on a body camera video kicking a suspect. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 2:15 Johnson & Johnson vaccine has arrived on Long Island A Babylon woman was one of the first to get the one-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. She said she's "very thankful." Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has more on this story. 2:50 MTA police officers called 'angels' for helping a police explorer Two MTA officers went above the call of duty to help a police explorer who recently suffered a medical emergency. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 2:15 Nassau holds 'Community Vaccination Day' in Elmont People lined up in the rain outside of Elmont Memorial High School on Saturday as a thousand people were slated to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:38 In St. James, horse statue's stolen head is returned The head of the yellow horse, a mascot outside The Greenhouse Antiques and Collectibles in St. James, was returned after it was stolen in January. 1:55 Schedule changes coming to the LIRR Fewer trains will be running during middays beginning March 8. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 2:14 Four dogs are looking for a new home after owners died of COVID-19 Four much-loved dogs are looking for a new home after their owners died from the coronavirus. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:15 Five members of the Freeport Police Department promoted Five members of the Freeport Police Department were promoted Thursday, including the department's first Black deputy chief. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has more. 1:52 Uniondale man charged in roommate's killing, Nassau cops say Oscar Rios Perez, 37, was charged with second-degree murder after being accused of fatally stabbing his roommate last month and leaving the victim's body in a plastic bag in front of a neighbor's Uniondale home, according to Nassau County police. 1:54 State: Some vaccines given at Jones Beach on Feb. 15 were ineffective New York State disclosed Monday that some ineffective COVID-19 vaccines were administered Feb. 15 at New York State's drive-in vaccination site at Jones Beach. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 4:56 Long Islanders wonder if we'll ever get back to normal The coronavirus pandemic will soon begin its second year on Long Island. Newsday's Steve Langford spoke with Long Island residents and business owners to try to get the answer to an important question - will things ever be normal again? 2:23 The South African variant has hit Nassau County Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Sunday said the first confirmed case of the South African COVID-19 variant has been found in a Nassau County resident - the first case of the variant contracted by someone living in New York. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 2:15 High school athletes back on the court Masks didn't seem to faze high school athletes all that much at a Nassau basketball game. Steve Langford has the story. 2:03 Snow closes LI COVID-19 vaccine sites The continued snowfall closed COVID-19 vaccine sites across Long Island on Friday, postponing many appointments. 1:58 MTA board approves 7% toll increase for bridges and tunnels The MTA announced increased tolls to use New York City's bridges and tunnels as well as a new surcharge for drivers who fail to properly mount their E-ZPass tags. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 2:41 Southampton supervisor 'disappointed' over casino plan Suffolk County and Southampton Town officials raised objections to Hamptons' first casino that will include a bingo parlor, video-lottery terminals and Texas Hold 'em table games. But tribal leaders said they are "laser-focused" on opening the facility on tribal land just off Montauk Highway. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:57 Reaction to New York State nursing home data controversy Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has been accused of withholding information on the number of nursing home residents who died of ... 3:41 Newsday Exclusive Back to the front lines, hospital workers tackle the holiday COVID surge Newsday's Faith Jessie takes us back inside a hospital battling coronavirus during the second wave. 3:16 Eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine increases; supply still remains low As eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine increases, the supply still remains low. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has Long Islanders' reactions. 1:47 Long Islanders keep traditions alive on Valentine's Day Loyal customers lined up at Westbury Floral Designs on Sunday to buy flowers. Even in a pandemic, they said it's important to keep traditions alive on Valentine's Day. 1:59 Region's first female Eagle Scouts honored Nassau County Executive Laura Curran honored the region's first three female Eagle Scouts on Thursday. They join an inaugural class of hundreds of young women nationwide. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:58 Shinnecock tribe completes, lights 2nd billboard The Shinnecock Indian Nation has largely finished work on a second digital billboard, on tribal land on the north side of Sunrise Highway. The 61-foot monument was lit Thursday. The construction continued despite state Department of Transportation threats to fine and even remove both billboards for what a spokesman said were a lack of permits and safety concerns. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has the story. 3:26 Oceanside residents want help with post office parking Oceanside residents are frustrated with the parking situation — or lack of it— outside the post office. Some say it's "dangerous." Newsday's Cecilia Dowd reports. 2:00 New COVID-19 vaccine site set to open in Nassau A new COVID-19 vaccine site at the LIU Post University Center in Brookville will open Monday. Newsday's Steve Langford has more. 3:26 Nassau Leg. John Ferretti introduces dangerous dog legislation Nassau County legislators John Ferretti Jr. (R-Levittown) and Rose Marie Walker (R-Hicksville) at a news conference in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow announced "Benny's Law," named after Ferretti's Tibetan Terrier. 1:47 Huntington Superintendent of Highways talks road conditions with Chelsea Irizarry On Monday, Newsday reporter Chelsea Irizarry talked to Superintendent of Highways for the town of Huntington to get an update on the roads. 2:25 Newlywed health care workers on their way to the Super Bowl A Farmingdale couple found out they'll be taking a trip to see their team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, play on Sunday. 2:36 Man charged with kidnapping girls, posing as cop held on $500G cash bail The Bay Shore man charged with impersonating a police officer to kidnap two teenage girls in Lindenhurst Wednesday, is being held on $500G cash bail. 3:32 Nassau legislature holds hearing on COVID-19 vaccination The Nassau County Legislature on Thursday held a hearing to discuss the vaccination rollout in the county. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:08 Cops: Bay Shore man who impersonated police officer facing kidnapping charges A Bay Shore man is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping, after police say he impersonated a cop and convinced two teenage girls to get in his SUV. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has more. 8:44 'The Buzz': Ali Skovbye talks co-starring with Katherine Heigl in Netflix's 'Firefly Lane' Skovbye, who plays the younger version of Katherine Heigl's character in the new Netflix series, talks about what it's like to portray the same character as one of her role models. 2:19 Community rallies around woman who drew ire over Christmas lights still on display Christmas decorations on display at a Bethpage home have a special meaning for Sara Pascucci. But the display, still up, drew the ire of an anonymous person, who demanded the lights be taken down. 2:38 Catering halls preparing to reopen, but questions remain Catering halls can reopen March 15 and must follow certain guidelines, following Gov. Cuomo's announcement last week. 3:13 Nor'easter exits as LI returns to life, but more light snow makes for slippery roads One day after a major nor'easter dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region, paralyzing travel and leaving communities with a giant cleanup, Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry spoke with LIers about the problems they've experienced with flooding and loss of power. 2:18 Aftermath of the nor'easter Shovels and snow blowers were at the ready, as Long Islanders dealt with the aftermath of Wednesday's Nor'easter. 2:18 One day after nor'easter, South Shore still has flooding Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry took a walk down Venetian Boulevard in Lindenhurst to get a sense of how bad the flooding is. 1:32 Cecilia Dowd reports on how residents of Baldwin are digging out today Residents of Baldwin are digging out of more than a foot of snow. Newsday reporter Cecilia Dowd talked to them to see how they're managing. 1:04 Cecilia Dowd in Hicksville talks to commuters about getting around after the storm Commuters digging out from yesterday's storm and trying to get to work talked with Newsday reporter Cecilia Dowd about getting around this morning. 3:10 Chelsea Irizarry recaps how LI weathered worst of the snow storm Long Island on Monday was hit by one of the largest snow storms the area has seen in almost 3 years. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has a look on how residents are recovering and how elected officials are prepared if there are more. 2:17 Chelsea Irizarry on the South Shore where flooding is a concern Many low-lying areas across Long Island's south shore are seeing flooding due to Monday's storm. While homeowners say this is nothing new, many are concerned for what's to come. Chelsea Irizarry has the story. 2:11 Pat Dolan on how you can help the snow plows North Hempstead officials on Monday tackled a heavy snowfall and winds, warning residents not to shovel into or park on streets, and allow road crews to safely plow. Despite the dangerous weather, some have found joy in the cold. 1:33 Cecilia Dowd talks to LIers about slick roads Newsday reporter Cecilia Dowd has more on the driving conditions on Long Island. 2:24 Pat Dolan in N. Hempstead with plow crews Up to a foot and a half of snow is expected in Nassau, as Newsday's Pat Dolan speaks with North Hempstead's maintenance supervisor Brian Watterson about what to expect. 1:36 Cecilia Dowd in Commack hears from Bellone on road conditions in Suffolk Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said Monday that Suffolk County is prepared for the nor'easter, but needs residents to stay off the roads. 2:34 Long Island officials, residents prepare for snow storm All across Long Island, elected officials oversaw storm prep as residents made last-minute plans as the area is bracing for a snowstorm. Newsday's Steve Langford reports. 1:44 School district gives hundreds of vaccines to faculty, staff Eastport-South Manor Central School District distributed about 300 COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday after the district was able to obtain them from an LI Urgent Care. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 3:05 Cuomo criticized over handling of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has received backlash over his handling of nursing home deaths during the pandemic and his administration's underreporting of the number of deaths from COVID-19, suggesting pandemic deaths were a tragedy no matter where they occurred or how they were tallied. Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry has the story. 2:53 Long Islanders traveling far to get COVID-19 vaccine Frustrated with the shortage of vaccine appointments on Long Island, many are planning trips upstate for the vaccine. 1:57 Newly introduced legislation to repeal SALT cap Members of Congress seeking to get rid of the SALT cap. Long Islanders react. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 10:00 'The Buzz': All Elite Wrestling star Cody Rhodes talks about judging 'Go-Big Show' Pro wrestler Cody Rhodes talks about TBS' extreme talent show that he judges alongside Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Nettles and Rosario Dawson. 2:11 Roslyn teens help elderly sign up online for COVID-19 vaccine Two Roslyn teens are helping the elderly sign up online for COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Newsday's Steve Langford has the story. 2:08 Town of Hempstead would rather be safe than snowy With snow expected on Long Island Tuesday and temperatures expected to top out in the upper 30s, Newsday's Steve Langford spoke with Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin about the town's level of preparedness. 1:56 High-risk sports may soon be back Following Cuomo's announcement that high-risk sports could soon make a comeback, Steve Langford spoke to the executive director of the governing body for public school sports in Nassau to see what this means for schools and students. 3:32 COVID vaccine demand outweighs supply Long Islanders attempting to get COVID vaccine appointments expressed frustration at the process. Some say they spent hours upon hours, over a period of days, before they could get appointments. 3:10 12-year-old gets down to business at MTA board meeting Though Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared as a speaker at the MTA's virtual board meeting, Lukas Wolpiuk, a 12-year-old from Centereach, stole the show. 5:36 Newsday's inauguration coverage recap Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Newsday's Faith Jessie took us through the ceremony live from our new studio. Here's a look back at the highlights of the coverage. 3:34 President Trump impeached by House for a second time House Democrats were joined by ten Republicans who voted in favor of impeachment. Newsday's Cecilia Dowd has the story. 27:03 Dr. Anthony Fauci answers LIers' questions about COVID-19 vaccines Long Islanders submitted more than 2,000 questions to Dr. Anthony Fauci. He couldn't answer all of them, but he did answer a number about coronavirus vaccines and what we should expect. 10:33 'The Buzz': Darlene the 'Queen of Christmas' At 79 years young, Darlene Love has still got it. The world-famous singer was dubbed the "Queen of Christmas" by many over the years, and the name, very fittingly, stuck. 9:17 'The Buzz': Marissa Sarbak talks with actor Hunter Sansone Family. Friendship. Football. That is what shines through the screen of the new Disney movie, "Safety," according to one of the ... 3:05 2 New Yorkers among the first to get COVID-19 vaccine The Northwell Healthcare System received its first shipment of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine early Monday morning. Sandra Lindsay, a critical care nurse ... 3:20 Newsday reporters look back at investigation Anchor Faith Jesse interviews Newsday reporters Nicole Fuller and Michael O'Keeffe on the Gilgo Beach murders as the investigation enters its 10th year. 8:04 'The Buzz': Music is a family affair for LI singer, TikTok star Newsday's Marissa Sarbak speaks with singer-songwriter Nick Tangorra on the premiere episode of "The Buzz." Inspired by his grandfather, he writes and performs with his brother. 2:18 What Long Islanders are most thankful for this year As the holiday season approaches, in a year where families will be celebrating differently, Long Islanders spoke to Newsday on ... 5:08 Proning patients in Long Island COVID ICUs Long Island's hospitals are preparing for another wave of the pandemic, which means unusual treatments in local ICUs such as sedated, ... 2:31 Vaccine resisters could derail Island's COVID-19 recovery, experts say Delivering a coronavirus vaccine to Long Island is only part of the equation involved in overcoming the pandemic. The area's ... 2:55 LIPA considering options for future structure After a string of devastating revelations about PSEG Long Island's failures in its handling of Tropical Storm Isaias, LIPA says it will ... 1:29 CHSAA top performers in girls swimming Newsday's Julia Elbaba highlights the top athletes in girls swimming in the CHSAA in 2020. ... 1:59 CHSAA cross country top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top boys and girls cross country runners in the Catholic League. 1:35 CHSAA boys soccer top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top performers in the 2020 Catholic League boys soccer season 2:04 CHSAA girls soccer top performers Newsday's Gregg Sarra highlights the top performers in the 2020 Catholic League boys soccer season on Tuesday, Nov. 24. ... 4:53 Recapping the CHSAA soccer championships Chaminade boys beat St. Anthony's and St. Anthony's girls defeated Sacred Heart in Class AA CHSAA soccer championships over the weekend. Newsday's Gregg ... 3:21 How does Biden move forward despite Trump's refusal to concede? Joe Biden was projected president-elect over the weekend, however President Trump is refusing to concede, claiming voter fraud, despite any hard evidence. 1:31 Cuomo: New restrictions on NY restaurants, bars, gatherings amid COVID-19 rise Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said New York's businesses with liquor licenses, such as restaurants and bars, and gyms must ... 3:18 Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win historic race for the White House Newsday's Faith Jessie sits down with Newsday's team of political experts to discuss the historic win and what's next for the president-elect and vice president-elect. 1:45 Long Islanders react to Biden's win Newsday's Steve Langford spoke to Long Islanders for their reactions to Joe Biden becoming president-elect. Emotions were a little raw in Eisenhower Park. 4:52 Inside the minds of those protesting the count in Philadelphia Supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are rallying outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where officials ... 30:15 President-elect Biden, VP-elect Harris speak President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation Saturday night. 2:54 Joe Biden believes the record breaking voter turnout will put him in the White House Newsday's Faith Jessie looks at Biden's speech Friday night, and speaks with columnist Joye Brown, about Biden's message and President ... 2:48 Trump pushes forward with legal challenges Newsday's Faith Jessie spoke to Hofstra Law School Professor James Sample on Thursday about what legal options the president has. ... 3:15 Vote counting continues in battleground states Newsday's Chelsea Irizarry on Wednesday took a look at the overnight progress in the 2020 presidential election. 1:37 Rep. Lee Zeldin leads in 1st Congressional District Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) claimed victory Wednesday over Democrat Nancy Goroff, a Stony Brook University scientist, in the 1st Congressional District race. Unofficial vote ... 10:33 Faith Jessie and the politics team give the latest analysis of races Faith Jessie gets the latest analysis on Long Island voting and counting. Cecilia Dowd talks to Long Islanders at the ... 2:37 LIers go to polls in a contentious election season LIers headed to the polls, braving the cold weather and some long lines in order to vote in the most contentious presidential election in decades. 5:18 Young LI voters on race and policing ahead of 2020 election Newsday's Faith Jessie talks to young Long Islanders about race and policing, two hot-button political issues on the docket of this year's presidential election.