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ICYMI: Our Lady of Lourdes School Is Closing: Diocese

"It is a great loss for the students and parents, as well as the teachers and administrators who have served the school so faithfully," Sean Dolan, the director of communications for the diocese said in a statement.


Cops: Man found unconscious in pool has died

A Copiague man found unconscious in a Fort Salonga pool earlier this week has died, Suffolk police said Friday.Edwin Campos, 39, died Friday night at Huntington Hospital, where he had been in critical condition after being found just after 1 p.m. Sunday in an inground pool on Marcelle Court, police


Truffles in Wading River changes hands after 34 years - Riverhead News Review

“Truffles actually, back in the day, it was more of a pub style so I had disco lights,” she said. “I called [my customers] my children. And now they’re all married with children. So I went from disco lights to highchairs. It’s my family.”


Riverhead Blotter: 14-year-old arrested in connection to robbery - Riverhead News Review

An employee of Tommy Hilfiger at Tanger Outlets reported that three females entered the store around 5:25 p.m. and removed merchandise from the store, officials said. When the employee confronted them one of the women used an electrical stun gun on the employee, officials said.


Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus on LI

Seven new mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus, Suffolk health officials said Friday.The samples, which were tested between July 30 and Aug. 5, were taken from Dix Hills, West Babylon, Northport, Lindenhurst, East Hampton, which all had one mosquito sample test positive, Suffolk Coun


Stony Brook returns much of the talent from 10-3 team

Running backs Liotine, Gowins and transfer Pickett poised to replace Bedell's production, plus quarterback Carbone threw for 23 TDs last season.


ICYMI: Lindenhurst Couple To Open New Brewery In Town

The new business, 27a Brewing Company, will open on 173 N. Wellwood Avenue. While an official opening date has not yet been announced, the brewery will be opening in the fall.Ryan CookeandMelissa Bates, both 27 years old have been together for 10 years and engaged since last year.


Smithtown High School East Named School Of Distinction

SMITHTOWN, NY - Smithtown High School East was recently named a School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.The purpose of the School of Distinction and School of Excellence awards are to unite varsity coaches in challenging their teams to achieve a statewide


Paddle Boarder Rescues 4 Girls At Crab Meadow Beach; 2 Hurt

According to authorities, a man riding a paddle board noticed that four girls, ages 11 to 13, were struggling to stay afloat in the water at 2:45 p.m. The man rescued the girls and brought them to shore.


Mermaids emerge as magical characters on Long Island

Residents throughout Long Island take part in mermaid pods, which are clubs where people can swim, dress up and perform as the mythical creatures. (Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara)


The Bristol Press - 1st human West Nile cases of season confirmed in Newington and Fairfield

The state Department of Public Health announced Friday that residents of Fairfield and Newington have tested positive for the potentially fatal West Nile virus infection.Both people are between 60 and 79 years of age and both became ill during the last week of July. Both were hospitalized and are re


Vandals cause $124K in damage at Long Island golf course

The golf course does have gates that lock at night, but there is a nature preserve nearby, and that's how officials believe the person got in.


DOT: LIE lanes to be shut for re-stripe project

The Long Island Expressway will shut some lanes in both Nassau and Suffolk during the week of Aug. 13, part of a $6.9 million project to re-stripe lanes on it and 13 other local state roads, the state transportation department said on Friday.In Suffolk, the 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. closures are scheduled


Blaze Breaks Out Behind Outback Steakhouse In Huntington Station

According to fire officials, an excavator at the rear of the restaurant, located at 839 New York Ave., caught fire at 11:20 a.m. The Huntington Manor Fire Department responded to the scene with two fire engines and quickly got the blaze under control.


Police: Man Attempted To Use Counterfeit Cash to Buy Gift Cards At Commack Store

Commack, NY - August 9, 2018 -Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who attempted to use counterfeit bills at aCommackstore earlier this month.


Night out on the town with Suffolk County police - TBR News Media

On Aug. 7, Suffolk County Police Department officers, as well as members of the military and local fire departments, took time out to spend an evening with residents in the communities they serve.


New seafood spot replaces chicken wing chain

The wings remain at 388 Medford Rd. in Patchogue, but a tide of shellfish has joined their ranks.In early July, Hurricane Grill & Wings became LuLu's Lobster & Wing Shack, and the kitchen is sending out plenty of seafood, from lobster multiple ways (lobster roll, a lobster platter and lobster raviol


Couple Stole $700 Worth Of Items From Commack Lowe's: Cops

COMMACK, NY - Police are seeking a couple who stole merchandise from a Commack store in June.The man and woman (pictured above) stole a DeWalt 7 Tool Combo Kit from Lowe's on 100 LongIsland Expressway, on June 28 at 10:05 p.m.The merchandise is valued at $699.The two then fled in a maroon Nissan Pat


Harbor Jazz Festival returns to Stony Brook - TBR News Media

Burt Block, David Amram, Tom Manuel and jazz vibraphonist Harry Sheppard at last year’s festival. Photo from Tom Manuel


No. 330: Fine wines, twice the coding, a $10M score for Central Islip and littering on Venus - Innovate Long Island

Spend your bread, lose your head:You’ve done the five-day drag once more, dear readers, and if you’ve hadFriday on your mind, congratulations – you’ve made it.