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  1. Army Corps releases $1.1B flood-control plan for South ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a revised flood-control plan to defend Suffolk's southern coast from devastating storms by elevating homes, replenishing Fire Island dunes and restoring marshes. The $1.1 billion Fire Island to Montauk Point project spanning 83 miles was funded by Congress after Superstorm Sandy but is now years behind schedule.

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  2. Islip counselor Barbara Redmond dies; helped the terminally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Barbara A. Redmond, an Islip nurse who was inspired to become a grief counselor after deaths in her own family, died July 27. She was 71. Photo Credit: Family photo Barbara A. Redmond, an Islip nurse who was inspired to become a grief counselor after deaths in her own family, died July 27. She was 71. Barbara Redmond of Islip, who spent three decades counseling the terminally ill and their families, died peacefully this week, her family said. She was 71. "She had a passion for life and lived life.

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  3. Rep. Lee Zeldin: MacArthur Airport's weather experts will remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Hank Berg, supervisor of contract weather observers at Long Island MacArthur Airport, stands near the control tower in Ronkonkoma on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Photo Credit: James Carbone Hank Berg, supervisor of contract weather observers at Long Island MacArthur Airport, stands near the control tower in Ronkonkoma on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.

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  4. Nassau, Suffolk issue beach swimming advisoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    The Nassau County Department of Health is telling swimmers to stay out of the water at 14 North Shore beaches and five on the South Shore. Suffolk County's Department of Health Services advised against swimming at 62 of its beaches and said two - Lake Ronkonkoma and Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore... The Nassau County Department of Health is telling swimmers to stay out of the water at 14 North Shore beaches and five on the South Shore.

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  5. 2 hurt in Bay Shore as convertible plunges into canal, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    First responders remove a convertible -- a 1974 Jensen Interceptor -- that crashed into a canal after Suffolk police said the driver lost control of the car in a parking lot on East Main Street in Bay Shore on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The driver and his passenger sustained minor injuries, police said.

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  6. Officials: 2 Suffolk beaches closed to swimming due to bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Newsday

    As a result of bacteria found at levels higher than state standards, Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, in the town of Islip, and Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore have been closed to swimming, Suffolk County health officials said Thursday. Tanner Park Beach in Copiague, which had been closed to swimmers for the same reason, has been reopened thanks to recent water samples that meet state standards, county... As a result of bacteria found at levels higher than state standards, Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, in the town of Islip, and Benjamin Beach in Bay Shore have been closed to swimming, Suffolk County health officials said Thursday.

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  7. Deer Park woman's license suspended 29 times, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Newsday

    Erica Laso, 33, of Deer Park was charged with driving with 29 license suspensions on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday morning, July 28, 2016, Nassau County police said, after an officer observed her talking on her cellphone without a hands-free device while driving. Photo Credit: SCPD Erica Laso, 33, of Deer Park was charged with driving with 29 license suspensions on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday morning, July 28, 2016, Nassau County police said, after an officer observed her talking on her cellphone without a hands-free device while driving.

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  8. Pooch Pad fire put out with no injuries, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Newsday

    Firefighters respond to a fire in the Pooch Pad, a pet grooming business on Carleton Avenue in East Islip, on Thursday morning, July 28, 2016. No injuries were reported, officials say.

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  9. Route 347 lane shifts, closures begin Friday in NesconsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Newsday

    There will be daytime lane shifts and night lane closures on between Terry and Gibbs Pond roads on Route 347 in Nesconset beginning Friday, the state Department of Transportation said. Eastbound and westbound travel lanes will be shifted toward the center median to accommodate work on the north and south sides of the roadway, DOT said.

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  10. National Grid gas-delivery charge hike gets hearing TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Newsday

    A National Grid gas meter outside an East Islip home is pictured, Saturday, March 26, 2016. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan The state Department of Public Service will hold hearings on Long Island starting Tuesday to take public comments on National Grid's request for $146 million in new gas-delivery revenues, a total 24 percent increase, starting next year.

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  11. Gang members indicted in 4 killings in Suffolk, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Newsday

    Four members of the MS-13 gang were charged Monday in connection with four killings in Suffolk County as part of a violent spree that also included attempted murder, arson, obstruction of justice and firearms violations, according to officials. Two of the victims were apparently killed because they had on a red article of clothing and were mistakenly believed to be members of the Bloods street... Four members of the MS-13 gang were charged Monday in connection with four killings in Suffolk County as part of a violent spree that also included attempted murder, arson, obstruction of justice and firearms violations, according to officials.

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  12. Heat wave possible on Long Island, NWS saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Newsday

    Beachgoers at Robert Moses State Park on Sunday, July 24, 2016, try to beat the heat. Forecasters say an extended heat wave is possible this week if temperatures hit 90 degrees for three straight days.

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  13. Prime restaurant dishwasher put camera in restroom, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Newsday

    Jose Rivas, 34, of Huntington, was arrested and charged with unlawful surveillance after police said Rivas, a dishwasher at Prime restaurant in Huntington, placed a cellphone camera in an employee bathroom on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Photo Credit: SCPD Jose Rivas, 34, of Huntington, was arrested and charged with unlawful surveillance after police said Rivas, a dishwasher at Prime restaurant in Huntington, placed a cellphone camera in an employee bathroom on Saturday, July 23, 2016.

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  14. Boy, 6, nearly drowns in pool at Deer Park party, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Newsday

    Paramedics treated a 6-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a pool Saturday afternoon in Deer Park, Suffolk County police said. Police said the boy was at the bottom of a pool at a party on Susan Court about 6:15 p.m. A 17-year-old who was at the party pulled the boy out of the water and a nurse at the party performed CPR to resuscitate him, police said.

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  15. Central Islip woman missing for 3 days, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Newsday

    Laura Gines, 56, was reported missing about 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, after she was last seen walking on Nicoll Avenue in Central Islip. Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Department Laura Gines, 56, was reported missing about 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, after she was last seen walking on Nicoll Avenue in Central Islip.

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  16. Near-record high of 96 degrees at Islip, NWS saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Newsday

    Xiomara Amalia of Uniondale cools off at the Eisenhower Park water sprinkler on Friday, July 22, 2016. Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa There's no escaping the heat this weekend as temperatures from western Nassau County stretching to the East End are expected to top 90 degrees both Saturday and Sunday, possibly kicking off a heat wave, meteorologists said.

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  17. Cops say Huntington Station man illegally had handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Newsday

    Suffolk police arrested Cristian Rodriguez, 24, of Huntington Station on Saturday, July 23, 2016, after a shot spotter activation at 4:51 a.m. Officers arrived and arrested Rodriguez and charged him with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He will be held overnight and scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on July 24. Photo Credit: SCPD Suffolk police arrested Cristian Rodriguez, 24, of Huntington Station on Saturday, July 23, 2016, after a shot spotter activation at 4:51 a.m. Officers arrived and arrested Rodriguez and charged him with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

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  18. LI students give up beach for civics lessons in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Newsday

    During the finals in moot court, prosecutor Gabrielle Barry of Paul J. Galinas Junior High School, left, cross examines witness Jessica Finn of Centereach High School at the Federal Courthouse in Central Islip on Friday, July 22, 2016. The moot court was part of the EDNY Justice Institute, a week-long, interactive learning program hosted by federal judges in the Eastern District of New York to introduce incoming 10th graders to the workings of the federal courts and the criminal justice system.

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  19. Dogs make the leap into competitive dock diving in HamptonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Newsday

    At the East End's first-ever Hurricane Dock Diving competition, they'll not only let the dogs out, they'll also let them swim in the pool. Dogs of all breeds and athletic ability are expected to arrive from near and far to run, jump and swim for prizes.

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  20. New York Lottery: Take 5 winner bought ticket in West IslipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Newsday

    Someone who bought a Take 5 daily lottery ticket from a West Islip store is about $30,000 richer, the New York Lottery said Friday. One ticket purchased at the OM Popular C & G store at 522 Union Blvd. for Thursday's game was worth the top prize, $30,966, the lottery said in a news release.

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