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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.

LI adds 47,200 jobs; remains 40,700 below prepandemic levels

Job gains were the strongest in leisure and hospitality, which added 16,800 jobs year-over-year.

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'Shark Tank' finale to feature LI entrepreneurs, 22 and 24

The Old Westbury brothers, along with 2 co-founders, created a company to sell college athletes' used gear.

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Melville hotel project wins $4 million in tax breaks

The proposed Residence Inn by Marriott would have 143 rooms and replace a vacant office building on Broad Hollow Road in Melville. 

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Volunteers sought to drive cancer patients to treatments

After pausing the program due to the pandemic, the American Cancer Society is relaunching the program 

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2 charged in scheme to steer Hempstead school food contracts, feds say

According to the indictment, Sharon Gardner, then the food services director for Hempstead schools, steered more than $1 million in sole-source breakfast contracts to Maria Caliendo's company, even though cheaper options existed.

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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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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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