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 2021-01-22 13:26 

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Virtually gardening: Green thumbs pivot their community online...

As Jennifer Carlson logged into her computer on a sunny morning in January, she was itching to do some gardening — or at the least, learn about gardening and commune with like-minded folks. But, like...

 2021-01-22 13:16 

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Ottman Azaitar off UFC 257, leaving LI's Matt Frevola fight-less again...
 2021-01-22 13:06 

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Suffolk County receives $7.58 million in federal rent relief assistance...

Suffolk County received $7.58 million in federal rental assistance funding and is exploring how to maximize payouts by partnering with the state government, Deputy Commissioner of Economic Development...

 2021-01-22 11:48 

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Biden ordering stopgap help as talks start on big aid plan...

BALTIMORE — President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 t...

 2021-01-22 11:09 

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Russia welcomes U.S. proposal to extend nuclear treaty...

MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries, which is set to expire in less than two...

 2021-01-22 11:04 

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Long Island weather: Sunny and windy today; cold this weekend...

Hello winter! Anyone pining for single-digit cold — at least with the wind chill — take heart: Saturday night is nigh. After a sunny Friday, when temperatures will just top 40 degrees and west wind gu...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Long Island Restaurant Week 2021 returns with dine-in, takeout options...

Here's a word you don't expect to see at the end of a long opening sentence about Long Island Restaurant Week, the winter edition of which runs from Jan. 24 to 31: takeout. In a move every bit as adap...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Impeachment is not the only way to punish Trump...

When the House delivers its Article of Impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the U.S. Senate, it will take a two-thirds vote after a trial to convict him of conspiracy to commit insurre...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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How Biden's agenda could impact jobs, wages, taxes on Long Island...

President Joe Biden has spent months devising a strategy to revive the U.S. economy, and some of his proposals would have more of an impact on Long Island than others. Think stimulus, taxes, building...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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Huntington home built by Walt Whitman's ancestors lists for $750,000...

A cedar and clapboard Colonial home in Huntington that dates back to 1705 and was built by ancestors of poet Walt Whitman is listing for $750,000. Known as the...

 2021-01-22 11:00 

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People seeking COVID-19 vaccines must prove eligibility, officials say...

More than 7 million New Yorkers are now eligible to receive the state's scarce supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. But how will state officials ensure that the vaccine only goes to those who are currently...

 2021-01-22 10:53 

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Guard troops head home after helping secure Biden inaugural...

WASHINGTON — After President Joe Biden's inauguration went off with only a handful of minor arrests and incidents, more than 15,000 National Guard members are preparing to leave Washington, D.C., and...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

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TCM picks: Amanda Seyfried hosts 'Citizen Kane'...

Rosebud, a Munster named Lily and a wallflower played by Olivia de Havilland are in full bloom this week on Turner Classic Movies. YVONNE THE TERRIBLE Yvonne De Carlo is bad to the bone as a scheming...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

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Podcast power: Long Islanders tackle ageism with 'I'm Ma'am As Hell'...

There are days Kyra Sposato wakes up and is shocked by the sight of her own hand — her fingers just look so much bonier than they used to....

 2021-01-22 10:00 

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Local women's clothing store boasts fashions with creative quotes...

Most of us have heard of retail therapy, but Twenty5A takes that concept to another level. The store's wide selection for women includes clothes made specifically to help the wearer make light of a ba...

 2021-01-22 06:09 

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RJ Barrett leads Knicks to impressive win over Golden State...

As the Knicks took the floor on Thursday night in San Francisco, it was clear that they were not facing the champion Golden State squads from just a few years ago. But maybe more important, these are...

 2021-01-22 04:40 

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Long Island Muslim leaders laud President Biden's travel ban reversal...

Muslim leaders on Long Island hailed President Joe Biden's decision to end a Trump administration travel ban from 13 nations, many with predominantly Muslim populations. The ban, put in place shortly...

 2021-01-22 04:05 

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With Trump gone, Dr. Fauci is feeling liberated to speak truth on pandemic...

Unmuzzled and loving it Dr. Anthony Fauci has led the nation's fight against infectious diseases under seven presidents. On his second day reporting to President Joe Biden — after a year of carrying t...

 2021-01-22 02:45 

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Racist materials posted at Valley Stream LIRR station, authorities say...

Nassau police are investigating the posting of white supremacist-themed materials at the Valley Stream LIRR Station, authorities said Thursday. Several stickers and at least one flyer were discovered...

 2021-01-22 02:45 

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Islanders put forth a complete team effort in win over Devils...

Brock Nelson had expressed optimism earlier in the day that the Islanders' offense was on the verge of clicking after totaling just one goal in the last two games. The Islanders proved him right with...

 2021-01-22 02:39 

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Long Island Muslim leaders laud President Biden's travel ban reversal...

Muslim leaders on Long Island hailed President Joe Biden's decision to end a Trump Administration travel ban from 13 nations, many with predominantly Muslim populations. The ban, put in place shortly...

 2021-01-22 01:56 

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Steve Matthews' Aqueduct selections for Jan. 24...

Best Bet: DOUBLY BLESSED (3); Best Value: BELLA DOMENICA (7) FIRST: Emma and I gets the meds and returns to dirt; breakthrough effort predicted. Rosey's Peach is speedy and can prove very tough on a s...

 2021-01-22 01:17 

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Bethpage vs. Farmingdale...

Scenes from Nassau boys and girls bowling between Bethpage and Farmingdale on Thursday....

 2021-01-22 01:11 

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Brooklyn man accused of killing 3 women at senior housing facility starting in 2015...

A Brooklyn man was charged Thursday with killing three elderly women at their senior housing facility after he had befriended them by running errands, the NYPD said. Kevin Gavin, 66, faces three murde...

 2021-01-22 01:11 

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Alex Grzybowski leads Bethpage to boys bowling victory over Farmingdale...

When it comes to the Bethpage boys bowling team, chemistry cannot be understated....

 2021-01-22 01:09 

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Josh Bailey off COVID list and in lineup for Islanders...

The streak continues for Josh Bailey. More importantly for the Islanders right wing, his stint on the NHL's COVID-19 absence list lasted only one day. Bailey was off the list and in Thursday night's l...

 2021-01-22 00:58 

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Board approves plan to refinance Nassau County, NIFA debt...

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority voted Thursday to refinance up to $1.4 billion in existing county and NIFA debt in a bid to save Nassau $435 million over two years as it copes with the economic f...

 2021-01-22 00:57 

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Huntington wrestling coach Lou Giani Sr., 86, dies...

Lou Giani Sr. was one of Long Island's most feared wrestlers and also molded state champions and the greatest mat dynasty the area has known at Huntington High School. He died at Visiting Nurse Servic...

 2021-01-22 00:57 

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McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February...

WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial to February to give the former president time to prepare and review his ca...

 2021-01-22 00:39 

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Fresh Donald Trump scandals bubble even as Joe Biden takes over...

The closing days of Donald Trump's administration saw lobbyists and lawyers with significant swamp connections peddle efforts to secure criminal pardons and commutations that only a president can gran...

 2021-01-22 00:35 

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LI had 104,700 fewer jobs in December than before the pandemic...

Long Island ended 2020 with 104,700 fewer jobs than it had before the pandemic. Last month the Island saw a net increase of only 1,600 nonfarm jobs — about a third of the 5,400-job increase that is co...

 2021-01-22 00:32 

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Victoria Vera, Bethpage girls bowling get their first win of the season...

Victoria Vera says the Bethpage girls bowling team features a number of players who participate for the fun of it in between the other sports they play. On Thursday afternoon, they had some additional...

 2021-01-22 00:23 

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LI's Rob Calabrese formally announced as Jets quarterbacks coach...

Rob Calabrese is back home and staying there. The Jets formally announced that Calabrese, the former star quarterback at East Islip High School, will be on coach Robert Saleh's coaching staff. Calabre...

 2021-01-22 00:12 

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New Jets coach Robert Saleh's motto: 'All Gas, No Brake'...

Robert Saleh made it very clear that it's a new day for the Jets — and how they do things. The energetic first-time head coach detailed how he will get the players to play hard for him and also laid o...

 2021-01-22 00:08 

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Ted Thompson dead, GM of Super Bowl-winning Packers team was 68...

Ted Thompson, whose 13-year run as Green Bay Packers general manager included their 2010 Super Bowl championship season, has died. He was 68. The Packers announced Thursday that Thompson died the prev...

 2021-01-22 00:06 

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Joe Biden's picks for his Cabinet and top jobs: What to know...

The team President Joe Biden is assembling for his Cabinet and more top posts features Obama administration veterans, a number of potential firsts — and a sharp change from the Trump administration's...

 2021-01-21 23:36 

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Nassau Det. Erick Contreras, who served at Ground Zero, dies at 53...

A veteran Nassau detective who died of cancer that may have been caused by his service at Ground Zero has been posthumously promoted and will be remembered with a line-of-duty death funeral service th...

 2021-01-21 23:36 

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NFL picks for NFC, AFC Championship Games: Green Bay, Buffalo will advance to Super Bowl LV...

Two weeks and 10 games into this year's playoffs, there hasn't been that one...

 2021-01-21 23:27 

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Trade '4' Deshaun Watson? Jets must see if a deal can be done...

Robert Saleh joins the Jets with a potential once-in-a-generation opportunity. Maybe even a once-in-a-lifetime shot. Speculation persists that Deshaun Watson is so fed up with the Texans' coaching sea...

 2021-01-21 23:25 

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Central Pine Barrens Commission OKs plan for East Quogue project once known as The Hills...

A controversial proposal to build an East Quogue golf course community in the Pine Barrens cleared a regulatory hurdle Wednesday after the Central Pine Barrens Commission signed off on the project. Ar...

 2021-01-21 23:24 

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NYPD, civilian board agree on formula to discipline cops, De Blasio says...

The New York City Police Department and the Civilian Complaint Review Board have agreed to use a disciplinary...

 2021-01-21 23:11 

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New York needs budget help from Washington...

The nation looks to President Joe Biden for healing and revitalization. And New York looks to him — and the new U.S. Congress — for hope, help and, perhaps most important, billions of dollars. Gov. An...

 2021-01-21 23:02 

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Woody Johnson returning from London, will have final say in Jets matters as CEO...

After a four-year stint as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Woody Johnson is expected to resume his duties as the Jets' CEO shortly after returning from London. Johnson's brother, C...

 2021-01-21 23:00 

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Mangano hearing seeking to overturn convictions delayed, court papers say...

A federal judge has delayed a hearing into whether the convictions of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda, should be overturned because of a defense claim that a key gove...

 2021-01-21 22:59 

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Knicks' Julius Randle in mix for All-Star Game . . . if there is one...

Two seasons ago, in his last campaign with the New Orleans Pelicans, Julius Randle was one of only eight players in the NBA to average at least 21 points and 8.5 rebounds per game - and the only one o...

 2021-01-21 22:59 

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Nets' Big 3 of Durant, Irving and Harden get much-needed day off after double OT loss to Cavaliers...

The schedule finally did the Nets a favor. They had a day off in Cleveland Thursday after their 147-135 double-overtime loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday night so they could rest and recover for the...

 2021-01-21 22:48 

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All eyes on QBs as Packers host Bucs for NFC championship...
 2021-01-21 22:45 

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COVID-19 restrictions ramp up as Knicks embark on four-game West Coast trip...

Heading out to travel in any capacity has carried a risk for anyone, and it is no different for NBA teams, as hard as they try to limit the risk through the advantages of wealth - using private jets,...

 2021-01-21 22:32 

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East Hampton Town Board approves $29M package for cable-landing route...

The East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday to approve an agreement that will allow the South Fork Wind Farm to construct a land cable from the Atlantic Ocean through the town to a LIPA substation. The...

 2021-01-21 21:45 

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Raising taxes, raising awareness...

Daily Point To raise taxes, or not to raise taxes? Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo spoke during his budget address Tuesday about the push coming from many Democrats in the Assembly and Senate to raise the state'...

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