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  1. New LIRR timetables start Monday for projects and trackworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Newsday

    The Long Island Rail Road's new timetables take effect Monday to accommodate capital improvement projects, including the controversial third track between Floral Park and Hicksville, and trackwork. The schedule changes will affect weekend, overnight and midday, off-peak travel to reduce the impact to rush hour, the railroad said in its monthly newsletter.

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  2. Setauket-area vets plan would add more recent conflicts to old war memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    Not far from where he told a Suffolk legislator at last May's Setauket Memorial Day parade of a gnawing problem, Jack Gozdziewski stood Thursday with fellow veterans to solemnly celebrate what they hope will be a solution. By next spring, four area stone memorials - tributes to Americans who served in wars forever remembered - could include the names of more recent conflicts, part of Gozdziewski's effort to ensure the service members who fought in them are not forgotten.

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  3. DOT: 'I Love NY' signs along state highways coming downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    The battle over the large blue-and-white highway signs erupted after the Federal Highway Administration rejected the state's request to install them. New York has started taking down and relocating its 500 "I Love NY" tourism signs, the Department of Transportation said on Thursday, fulfilling the accord the state reached with the federal government that demanded they come down.

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  4. LIRR reports delays in both directions through Mineola due to broken railRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Newsday

    LIRR trips in both directions through Mineola were delayed nearly half an hour during Thursday's late morning rush hour due to a broken rail west of the station in the Merillon Avenue area in Garden City, a railroad spokesman said. "Crews are on the scene," he said at about 9:30 a.m. The railroad first reported the broken rail about 8:40 a.m. Both the Ronkonkoma and Port Jefferson branches run through Mineola; the Oyster Bay Branch might be affected by any congestion that results, he said.

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  5. Joseph L. Pidoto, 51, former NYPD detective known for his kindness, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Newsday

    The officer from Mount Sinai, who was assigned to the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood, Queens, was dispatched to work in downtown Manhattan in the days and weeks following the Twin Towers' collapse on 9/11, his wife, Debbie Pidoto, said. Joseph L. Pidoto, a New York City detective who aided in the relief effort following the Sept.

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  6. Hotel group plans to open former Thatched Cottage in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Newsday

    Crest Group, which owns Danfords hotel in Port Jefferson, purchased the condemned Centerport catering hall and is renovating it with an 'upscale Art Deco' vibe, a company representative said. The former Thatched Cottage in Centerport, now renamed Waters Edge, on Oct. 24, 2018.

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  7. Long Island hires and promotions: Dr. Mark Sands, Stony Brook University HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Newsday

    Dr. Mark Sands of Port Jefferson has been hired as chief medical officer at Stony Brook University Hospital. Photo Credit: Motophoto Dr. Mark Sands of Port Jefferson has been hired as chief medical officer at Stony Brook University Hospital.

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  8. Best of Long Island holiday season eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Newsday

    As the holidays approach, Long Island's many museums, historic sites and communities will host parades, festivals, tree lightings and more. Here are some places to catch the merriment.

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  9. Tara Scully won't appeal ruling upholding Conservative nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Newsday

    Scully, the GOP candidate for Suffolk Surrogate's judge, will not seek to overturn a ruling upholding the Conservative Party's nomination of Theresa Bryan Whelan for the judgeship. Tara Scully, Republican candidate for Suffolk County Surrogate Court, poses for a portrait at her law ofice in Port Jefferson on Wednesday, Sept.

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  10. Kenneth LaValle to represent NY's 1st Senate DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Newsday

    That's because he's spent 42 years in the Senate. Fortunately for his constituents, LaValle, 79, a Republican from Port Jefferson, continues to match his longevity with results.

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  11. Just Sayin': Blocked sidewalks endanger the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Newsday

    It's incredible that homeowners put their trash cans and garden waste along the few sidewalks available in Suffolk County, creating hazards for walkers who then must move into the street. Another pet peeve of mine are voluminous bushes, trees and weeds that block narrow paths.

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  12. LIPA lawyer: Utility shouldn't 'act like Big Brother' in setting rate classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | Newsday

    LIPA's deputy general counsel said PSEG Long Island should not tell customers "what's best for them" by switching them to potentially cheaper rate classifications. Towers carrying PSEG Long Island transmission lines are silhouetted by the setting sun in Centereach on May 26, 2016.

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  13. Critics: LIRR chief's progress report moving in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Newsday

    While commuters are skeptical after CEO Phillip Eng's six months on the job, Sen. Todd Kaminsky acknowledges: "It takes a while to turn the ship around." LIRR President Phillip Eng has made key changes since taking the helm in April.

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  14. Library clerk shares story of losing son to drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Newsday

    Since her son's death, Claudia Capie Friszell has put her energy into helping those tangled up in the drug crisis. She started a support group and gives talks to teens.

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  15. Long Island weather: Thunderstorms, chance of more heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Newsday

    Some of the storms could produce heavy rain and gusty winds, the National Weather Service said. Flash flooding is possible.

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  16. Port Jefferson theater, restaurants evacuated due to flooding, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Newsday

    After a deluge of rain, a Mercedes also caught on fire and the village firehouse was flooded, Mayor Margot Garant said. Torrential rainstorms caused problems in Port Jefferson Tuesday night, as the owner of Old Fields restaurant, David Tunney, said his entire dining area had been flooded, and customers were trapped in the bar area of the eatery.

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  17. Acceptance and protests at Drag Queen Story Hour in Port JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | Newsday

    The first event of its kind on Long Island drew a capacity 35 children and their parents to the Port Jefferson Free Library on Saturday. Protesters greeted participants outside the library.

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  18. Three boys battling cancer sworn in as officers for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Newsday

    After getting their own badges, Jesse, Zachary and Sean raised their right hands and were officially sworn in, in front of their parents and department staff. Zachary Cote, 9, of Miller Place, one of three friends undergoing cancer treatment who were sworn in as police officers for the day Wednesday in a surprise ceremony in Yaphank, explained why he thinks he'll make a good officer.

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  19. Competition brings good times at Dragon Boat Race Festival in Port JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Newsday

    Hundreds of spectators cheered the more than 30 teams rowing in Port Jefferson Inner Harbor at the 5th annual boat race on Saturday. A dragon boat race team paddles to the dock after competing in the Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival on Saturday.

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  20. Family Court Judge Theresa Whelan beats Tara Scully in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Newsday

    Whelan, 56, of Wading River, is the supervising judge of the Suffolk County Family Court and former head of the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association. Suffolk Family Court Judge Theresa Whelan, seen here on May 22, 2017 won the Democratic primary for Suffolk Surrogate on Thursday.

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