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Meet Long Island's 2022 salutatorians

One produced a documentary on 9/11, another is going to Ireland for college. Get to know more than 135 of the top seniors from high schools across LI.

Many full-time workers surviving on food stamps as inflation rages

Many workers, not just those at the lowest pay levels, are losing ground as rising prices swallow their raises.

Top PSEG LI exec received nearly $900,000 in total compensation last year

According to a disclosure released to Newsday on Wednesday, PSEG Long Island's recently retired president Daniel Eichhorn made almost $900,000 in total compensation for 2021, more than triple that of his top LIPA counterparts,

Appeals court reinstates 'diaphragm' law holding NY cops liable for restricting suspects' breathing

The appeals court ruled that the law's language was not unconstitutionally vague in how it said law enforcement should not restrict the breathing of a suspect.

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Amazon Fresh opening on LI to be first in NY, retailer says

Hiring is about to begin for the Oceanside store. Amazon Fresh supermarkets let shoppers pay digitally without going through checkout lines.

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Playground in Aquebogue dedicated to memory of teacher

Keri Lynn Stromski, a mother of three and a longtime teacher in the Riverhead School District, died last year after a 4½-year battle with breast cancer.

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CDC approves COVID-19 booster for children ages 5 through 11

A COVID-19 booster shot for children between the ages of 5 and 11 will be available on Long Island after the CDC on Thursday approved the extra shot. "We must continue to increase the number of children who are protected," Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the CDC director, said in a statement.

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Rare case of possible Monkeypox reported in NYC

The New York City case of what could be Monkeypox comes after one was reported this week in Massachusetts. It was believed to be the first case in the U.S.

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NY State recovers $36M from H&M over unused gift cards

The attorney general's office said H&M would pay more than $28 million to the state, with more than $18 million of that going into the Abandoned Property Fund for "unredeemed balances" on H&M gifts cards sold before 2015.

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Cops: Man hits police car, injuring detective

Police said the collision occurred while detectives were investigating a fatal overdose.

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Mets' Max Scherzer out 6-8 weeks with oblique strain

An MRI the day after Scherzer removed himself from a game revealed the injury.

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LI parents weigh prospect of imported baby formula amid shortage

Long Island experts interviewed said more formula choices are welcome, but they urged parents to be careful in choosing which one may be right for their baby.

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LI man who loved portraying Teddy Roosevelt dies

James W. Foote was in demand for reenactments and appearances.

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Assembly expected to approve Adult Survivors Act before Legislature adjourns

It would create a one-year window for a person who was sexually abused as an adult to sue their alleged abusers even if the statute of limitations has expired.

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