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Hangin' in the Hamptons: Memorial Day weekend

Looking for a Hamptons fix? We're spotting sunbathers, celebrities and more on the East End all summer long.

Dads with daughters sign up to raise their hair-braiding game

Their little girls want to wear the same styles as Elsa and Anna from the Disney movies "Frozen," so a Facebook post for a class arrived just in time for half a dozen men who learned how to do a traditional braid, braided pigtails and French braids. 

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Long Island forecast: A summertime feel for rest of Memorial Day weekend

The high Sunday will hit about 80 degrees with a light wind, according to the National Weather Service. 

NY Lottery: Garden City gas station sells $1M ticket

The ticket was sold at the Garden City Super Pumper store at 791 Stewart Ave, according to the New York Lottery.

'For two years we've been living with death and tragedy'

Across Long Island, students, teachers and school administrators are struggling to understand the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

'We don't know all the stories': Cemetery veterans project preserves legacies

Pinelawn Memorial Park and Arboretum's new Veterans Legacy Project honors veterans buried at the cemetery in appreciation of their bravery and service.

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Tacos, gelato and lobster rolls on the menu at Jones Beach this summer

Hungry sunbathers will also find classic boardwalk staples like hamburgers and hot dogs at Jones Beach.

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Huntington community garden has yielded harvests, friendships for 50 years

From March to November, town gardeners descend upon the Robert M. Kubecka Memorial Organic Garden and the Clifford Soergel Memorial Outreach Garden in Greenlawn, where farming dreams come alive for $25 or less.

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NYPD: Officer shoots, wounds man who struck cop with car

A police officer shot a man in the chest who had struck an officer with a car while driving away from a police stop in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.

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Plan to develop former Perry farm into 'magnificent park'

A Stony Brook-based nonprofit — owner of a nature preserve — is developing a plan to restore the 45-acre site and open parts of it to the public.

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Pastor renting home without permit may sell North Amityville property

The Rev. Keith Hayward, of Bethel AME, has withdrawn his application for a rental permit, which he submitted to the town in September, Babylon officials said, and which neighbors had asked officials to deny.

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Take direct action to end gun violence, some LI religious leaders say

After the Texas elementary school massacre, they are scrapping a "thoughts and prayers" approach.

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