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 2020-07-09 10:04 

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Virus infection rates fall on LI, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 crises...

As the coronavirus spreads rapidly through much of America, Long Island — once at the heart of the crisis — now has one of the lowest infection rates in the country, according to health experts and st...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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LIers to get first peek at 'Tesla' at Science Center in Shoreham...

Before he sailed to the New World, Christopher Columbus reportedly silenced his critics by issuing them a challenge: to stand an egg on its tip. After their attempts failed, Columbus took the egg and...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Bobby's Burger Palace at Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove shuttered by COVID-19...

The first link in Bobby Flay's burger mini-chain has closed. Bobby's Burger Palace, which opened in 2008 in Lake Grove's Smith Haven Mall, has been shuttered due to COVID-19. Is the closure temporary...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Uncomfortable truth about Trump...

Over the weekend, Donald Trump came under blistering criticism from Democrats and the media for a Fourth of July speech at Mount Rushmore that was characterized as "dark," "divisive," and filled with...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Developer wants to build Hampton Inn & Suites near Republic Airport...

A Syosset-based development group is hoping the hotel industry will be fine on Long Island amid the coronavirus pandemic and is proposing to build a 101-room hotel in East Farmingdale. Farmingdale Ho...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Magic touches: The Book Fairies bring joy to LI children...

Drive-throughs and curbside pickups have proved critical in this time of social-distancing — and perhaps none more so than a "Grab 'n' Go" staged in June in a Freeport parking lot. Cars lined up, wind...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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My Turn: I'll be missing my teacher identity in retirement...

This June, when I retired from teaching, I also retired "Ms. Schmitt," and for that, I grieve. The place where I worked, Freeport High School, allowed me to remain "Ms. Schmitt" even after I legally c...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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What to do if you are facing an IRS audit...

Nothing strikes fear like a letter from the IRS announcing that you're going to be audited. You wonder what you might have done wrong, what documents you'll need to prove your case and how much this m...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Jill on Money: Taxes in July? Not quite like Christmas in August...

As I prepare to write an article about filing taxes on a hot, humid day, I can't help but think about the old TV commercial for a local electronics manufacturer that touted its...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Asking the Clergy: How does your congregation engage with Black Lives Matter?...

Black Lives Matter continues to inspire activism from Long Island's streets to its houses of worship. This week's clergy discuss how their congregations address such issues as racism, white privilege...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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The God Squad: Jesus' essence is primarily divine not human...

Q: Rabbi Gellman: Love, love, love your column, thank you for sharing your wisdom. I was prepping a short homily for my women's Bible study group (Episcopalian). I was going to write the word...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Love Story: Their double dates turned into single dates...

Marvin Gurwitz of Plainview talks about meeting his wife, Suzanne. Suzanne Krauthamer was born in Paris just before the German occupation during World War II. Her family survived the Holocaust by cros...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Travel Trending with Kathy Witt: New ways to experience dream destinations...

Not quite ready to travel to insert-name-of-dream-destination just yet? Not a problem. Your dream destination can come to you by way of an irresistible packaged experience, enticing virtual or video t...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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West Babylon a popular boating community with good schools, golf course...

THE SCOOP The largest of the Babylons, West Babylon stretches from just north of the Southern State Parkway all the way to the South Shore, and sits between Lindenhurst and Babylon Village. Homebuye...

 2020-07-09 10:00 

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Ask the Expert: How to undo RMDs taken in January...

The government waived 2020 required minimum distributions (RMDs) at the end of March, and people who had taken 2020 RMDs between Feb. 1 and May 15 were given until July 15, 2020, to put that money bac...

 2020-07-09 09:42 

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Long Island weather: Humid and sunny, highs in the 80s...

Thursday should be a sultry summer day with sunshine and a daytime high of 84 degrees, but Long Island should escape a possibly hazardous heat wave headed to northern New Jersey, the National Weather...

 2020-07-09 09:36 

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Supreme Court expected to rule on Trump tax records...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether Congress and the Manhattan district attorney can see President Donald Trump's taxes and other financial records that the president has fou...

 2020-07-09 09:00 

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Garden Detective: Plant this, not that, to keep invasive species from taking root...

When I moved into my home many years ago, there were very few plants in the yard — a rhododendron, a few random daffodils, English ivy, ferns and a beautiful purple-blooming perennial, which I loved....

 2020-07-09 09:00 

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You can tour Long Island's lavish Gold Coast properties, mostly by appointment...

Like most museums, Long Island's preserved Gold Coast estates have been lonely places during the social-distancing era. But that's changing as historic mansion grounds reopen for outdoor activities su...

 2020-07-09 04:01 

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How to escape the nightly couch-and-TV routine...

DEAR CAROLYN: Can you give me some direction on how to better keep my resolve? I'm single, 40-ish and, I swear, daily I wake up saying,...

 2020-07-09 04:01 

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Mother worries about daughter's rage...

DEAR AMY: I have a 24-year-old daughter and a 21-year-old son. I've raised them on my own. The two of them are like night and day. My son is extremely kind, does anything for me, and treats me with lo...

 2020-07-09 03:27 

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NHL reportedly to begin 2020-21 season on Dec. 1...

The NHL hasn't restarted this paused season yet but there is reportedly a planned date for the start of next season. TSN reported on Wednesday night that as part of the memorandum of understanding bet...

 2020-07-09 02:52 

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MLS returns with poignant moment of silence before Orlando City victory over Inter Miami...

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer's return to action Wednesday night. Players wore...

 2020-07-09 02:22 

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Cuomo vs. Trump in a schoolyard rumble...

Trump demands easier test President Donald Trump wants America to learn this lesson: The nation's schools will reopen above all else. Or else. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew up gu...

 2020-07-09 01:57 

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Cops: Man falsely reported being hit by vehicle at Huntington Station rally...

A Hempstead man was arrested Wednesday and charged with falsely reporting an incident after telling Suffolk police officers a driver's vehicle struck him Monday night in Huntington Station during a Bl...

 2020-07-09 01:17 

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Cops: Man falsely reported being hit by vehicle at Huntington Station rally...

A Hempstead man was arrested Wednesday and charged with falsely reporting an incident after telling Suffolk police officers a driver's vehicle struck him Monday night in Huntington Station during a Bl...

 2020-07-09 01:03 

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Steve Matthews' Belmont selections for Saturday, July 11...

Best Bet: YES AND YES (5); Best Value: BANK GALA (10) FIRST: Shesadirtydancer was an even fourth in debut; experience is key in eight-horse field with six newcomers. Classic Colors debuts for potent f...

 2020-07-08 23:51 

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Colleges across Long Island prepare to open with a new campus lifestyle...

College life on Long Island will look different this fall, with frequent screenings for coronavirus, limited in-person gatherings and, for some, a mix of remote and face-to-face instruction. "We're be...

 2020-07-08 23:45 

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SNY, YES prepare for challenges of broadcasting season during coronavirus pandemic...

Just as this will be a baseball season unlike any other when / if it starts later this month, so will it be a season of baseball television with unprecedented challenges. YES and SNY have not yet fina...

 2020-07-08 23:43 

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Yankees' Gary Sanchez feeling healthy, fresh after time off during pandemic...

The long delay from the time spring training was officially suspended March 13 until camps reopened last week provided a silver lining for a handful of injured Yankees. The hiatus provided enough time...

 2020-07-08 23:36 

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Rangers assistant Lindy Ruff to be named next head coach of Devils, report says...

According to a tweet Wednesday evening from NHL Network's Kevin Weekes, Rangers assistant Lindy Ruff is to be named the new coach of the Devils. In the same tweet, Weekes also reported that Devils int...

 2020-07-08 23:25 

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Alvin Cohen: Visionary founder of Adventureland...

Alvin Cohen had a vision. It was 1960 and Cohen was tired of the desk job he worked in Manhattan's garment district. So he drove his young family out to a chicken farm on Route 110 in East Farmingdale...

 2020-07-08 23:23 

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Activists call on governor, attorney general to look into Rogers' case...

Community activists are calling on the governor and state attorney general to investigate Freeport police officers accused of misconduct during their arrest of Akbar Rogers in December, a day after th...

 2020-07-08 23:21 

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Joe Girardi pleased his Phillies will visit Yankees on July 20...

Joe Girardi acknowledged it will be strange. Girardi, in his first season managing the Phillies, will have his new club at Yankee Stadium July 20 to take on the team he managed from 2008-17. "I think...

 2020-07-08 23:20 

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Report from State AG Letitia James recommends more public oversight of NYPD...

A report released Wednesday by New York State Attorney General Letitia James called for increased public oversight of the NYPD but stopped short of condemning city cops' handling of demonstrators duri...

 2020-07-08 23:00 

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Jayne Minasy, Woodbury matriach with a love for family and animals, dies...

When Kathy Nicolette looks back at the notes scribbled in her sixth-grade yearbook, there's one message that stands out. "'What you send into the lives of others comes back into your own.' My mom wrot...

 2020-07-08 22:27 

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Amityville mulls changes to time limits in village parking lots, special downtown district...

The Village of Amityville wants to standardize parking lot limits and is proposing the creation of a special downtown resident parking district. Village officials will hold a public hearing Monday on...

 2020-07-08 22:13 

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Mets' rotation needs the best version of Steven Matz...

Think back to spring training. You know, the first one. March. Port St. Lucie. Feels like a decade ago, right? I'm old enough to remember that time when Steven Matz briefly appeared in a flickering tr...

 2020-07-08 22:11 

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Bulls assistant Chris Fleming to interview for Knicks head coach job, report says...

Chris Fleming reportedly will interview for the Knicks vacant head coaching job Thursday. The Knicks have been conducting interviews for weeks now. It is believed they are attempting to complete initi...

 2020-07-08 22:08 

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Is Trump's 'back-to-school' cry just another sideshow?...

Of course schools will reopen. The obvious question remains how and on what schedule. The details will be worked out on the state and local level. On this matter, once again, President Donald Trump po...

 2020-07-08 22:00 

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'The Old Guard' review: Immortal warriors live to do battle...

After centuries of battle, the four immortal warriors at the center of "The Old Guard" are wondering whether it's all been worth it. They've been killed and come back to life countless times, though t...

 2020-07-08 21:59 

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Trump's dangerous push to reopen schools...

Determining how and when to reopen our nation's schools was always going to be among the most difficult decisions facing policymakers grappling with the coronavirus pandemic. Done properly, the calcul...

 2020-07-08 21:56 

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Mets' rotation needs the best version of Steven Matz...

Think back to spring training. You know, the first one. March. Port St. Lucie. Feels like a decade ago, right? I'm old enough to remember that time when Steven Matz briefly appeared in a flickering tr...

 2020-07-08 21:52 

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Report: Chris Fleming to interview for Knicks head coach job...

Chris Fleming reportedly will interview for the Knicks vacant head coaching job Thursday. The Knicks have been conducting interviews for weeks now. It is believed they are attempting to complete initi...

 2020-07-08 21:52 

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'Fast and the Furious' star Jordana Brewster files for divorce...
 2020-07-08 21:46 

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Kanye West no longer a Trump supporter...

Hip-hop artist Kanye West, who declared Saturday that he is running for president despite having missed six state deadlines to appear on the ballot, says he has survived a bout with COVID-19 and has i...

 2020-07-08 21:40 

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Martin Geduldig, longtime Long Island attorney, dies at 78...

Above all else, Martin Geduldig believed in fairness. The longtime Syosset resident and criminal defense attorney built a reputation for taking on difficult cases because he felt strongly that guilt h...

 2020-07-08 21:39 

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Ivy League schools won't play fall sports because of pandemic, AP source says...

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to say it will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associ...

 2020-07-08 21:36 

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Union, MTA disagree about top-level job postings during dire financial times...

The Long Island Rail Road's top union official is calling out the MTA for posting several management and executive job openings, even while threatening to lay off workers to help close a budget defici...

 2020-07-08 21:24 

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Huntington Town Hall to reopen to public by appointment...

Town of Huntington officials are taking a step toward normalcy by reopening town hall by appointment starting Monday. stresses that in order to visit town hall an appointment is required for now. "We...

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