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East Rockaway man stockpiled ghost guns, prosecutors say

Authorities say he is facing local charges that could send him to prison for up to 15 years.

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Judge weighs possible delay to Edward Mangano's surrender to prison

The government consented to the defense request to delay former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's surrender to prison for his corruption conviction but the federal judge makes the final decision. 

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Where to eat on your way to Jones Beach

If you're planning to hit Jones Beach, consider a lunch or dinner stop at any of these eateries.

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Historic and unforgettable Long Island street names

Can you tell me how to get -- how to get to Sesame Street (in Kings Park)? Ever take a walk down Wolf Hill Road in Huntington? Or take a turn down the winding Whiskey Road in Ridge?

Bethpage Air Show practice canceled due to weather, organizers say

The weekend's show, which generally draws more than 100,000 people, is still scheduled to continue as planned, organizers said.

Kelp may help shellfish growth in acidified waters, SBU study says

Acidification stunts shell growth, but the study found kelp could offset that impact for species such as oysters, hard-shelled clams and blue mussels.

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Geraldine Shanahan, longtime journalist at Newsday and New York Times, dies at 76

As an editorial assistant, Geraldine Shanahan and a team of Newsday reporters received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for public service a three-year investigation of secret land deals and zoning manipulations by public officials in Suffolk County.

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East Quogue teacher settles lawsuit over 2016 lockdown drill

Terms of the federal suit were not disclosed, but the elementry school educator alleged in her complaint that responding officers from the Southampton Town police department "brutally and violently" threw her down and handcuffed her.

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'Law enforcement investigation' into outgoing Manhasset schools chief 

Allegations that outgoing superintendent Vincent Butera sexually harassed a teacher led the state Education Department to subpoena the district's records in the case. 

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LaSpina, Hanellin lead Bellmore-Merrick to Nassau flag football title

The inaugural Nassau girls flag football championship was secured on LaSpina's late TD pass to Hanellin.

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State Sen. John Brooks changes his mind, will seek reelection

He cites the outpouring of local support he's received since announcing his plans not to run and the mass shooting massacre in Texas, which made him realize "my work's not done."

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Feds: Farmingdale man sentenced to prison for role in Jan. 6 insurrection

Greg Rubenacker, 26, faces 41 months in federal prison after he "engaged in a series of confrontations with law enforcement officers inside the Capitol on Jan. 6," the United States Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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