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  1. A lost opportunity to improve East FarmingdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newsday

    Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer acknowledges that developing East Farmingdale's Route 110 corridor is a priority. He says the area presents an important opportunity for growth.

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  2. Long Island weather: Sunny, breezy, chilly through weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newsday

    It looks like sunny or partly sunny skies will rule from Friday right through the weekend, along with below normal temperatures, forecasters say. Conditions are "dry and colder than normal" for the seven days ahead, said Rich Hoffman, News 12 Long Island meteorologist.

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  3. Long Island weather: Colder than normal, snow showers tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Newsday

    Forecasters are also monitoring the makings of a coastal storm Sunday night into Monday, which was still expected to stay well to the south of Long Island as of Thursday morning. Look for temperatures early morning Thursday in the mid-20s, with the day going on to bring increasing clouds and highs in the upper 30s, feeling colder with the wind chill thanks to winds from the west, the National Weather Service said.

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  4. Aerospace company receives $1.23M in tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Newsday

    An aerospace company is relocating to Bohemia - an area known as Long Island's hub for aerospace technology - after the Islip Town Board authorized it to receive more than $1 million in tax breaks. Aeroflex Plainview Inc., which has offices in Plainview and Hauppauge, will be consolidating and bringing to Bohemia 246 jobs with the expectation of creating 25 additional jobs in two years, Islip officials said.

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  5. Long Island weather: 'January chill' for rest of week, snow chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Newsday

    From here on in, the week is bringing high temperatures mostly in the 30s and overnight lows in the 20s, as a cold spell looks locked in for a while, forecasters say. Starting off early morning in the mid-20s, Wednesday is expected to warm up to the mid-30s or so, feeling cooler with wind chill, the National Weather Service said.

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  6. Feds to finance mental health training for thousands on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Newsday

    The three-year Mental Health First Aid program will provide trainees with the tools to recognize the signs of mental and emotional distress. Youth Mental Health First Aid is one of the programs offered by the Association for Mental Health and Wellness.

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  7. Long Island weather: Back to cold, dry air, with temperatures in 30sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Newsday

    Cold, dry weather returns on Long Island for Tuesday, Dec. 4 with highs in the low 40s, forecasters said. Photo Credit: News 12 Long Island After two days reaching 57 degrees, welcome to a cold spell, which looks to last at least through early next week, forecasters say.

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  8. LIRR: Ronkonkoma service restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Newsday

    The Long Island Rail Road service at the Ronkonkoma Branch has been restored. The branch was temporarily suspended in both directions between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma Monday morning, but the LIRR has announced the trains for the branch are delayed.

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  9. Long Island Rail Road: Equipment failure causing eastbound delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Newsday

    Eastbound LIRR trains are experiencing 15- to 20-minute delays due to one train's equipment failure during the Thursday evening commute, officials said. The problem also caused cancellations on eastbound and westbound trains even as work crews patched up a broken rail that had snarled the start of the eastbound rush.

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  10. LIRR riders get chance to weigh in on planned fare hike tonight in MelvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Newsday

    The maximum increase on weekly and monthly LIRR tickets would be 3.85 percent, with dollar increases capped at $15 for monthly tickets and $5.75 on weekly tickets. The cost of one-way LIRR tickets would rise 4 percent under the MTA's latest fare and toll increase proposal.

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  11. Security guard rescues man from burning car after Ronkonkoma crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Newsday

    Joseph DeSena was on his way to shop at a nearby Walmart when he saw the Jeep ahead of him brake suddenly and crash, a puff of white smoke billowing out. A driver was pulled from his burning Jeep by a Good Samaritan after he lost control and crashed through a fence and into woods Wednesday on the north service road of the Long Island Expressway near Terry Road in Ronkonkoma.

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  12. Suffolk: Water warning after sewage discharge into Long Island SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Newsday

    Greenport's wastewater treatment plant discharged 100,000 gallons of partially treated sewage into the Long Island Sound late Monday night into early Tuesday, the second time this month the plant had failed during heavy precipitation events, officials said. Suffolk County warned residents to avoid contact with the water or fish in the area.

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  13. Long Island weather: More gusty, chilly conditions WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Newsday

    Meteorologists are "tracking a few different storms" for the next week and a half, News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman said. Long Island can expect gusty winds to continue Wednesday, with below normal temperatures, while forecasters have their eyes on several chances for rain starting Friday afternoon.

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  14. Essay: After 50 years, hard feelings melt awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 | Newsday

    A sign from Gloria Schramm's 50th high school reunion from the Sewanhaka High School Class of 1968, held at the Clarion hotel in Ronkonkoma in October. Photo Credit: Gloria Schramm If the opportunity comes up, everyone should go to his or her 50th high school reunion.

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  15. Black Friday weather: More arctic temperatures on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Newsday

    Temperatures broke a 31-year record even before an arctic chill moved in around midnight. Friday will be sunny, but highs will be around freezing or lower, the National Weather Service said.

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  16. State DOT: 'I Love NY' tourism signs come down before deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Newsday

    The controversial blue New York State tourism signs on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Nov. 5, 2016, in Freeport. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp New York has taken down hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs, the Department of Transportation said on Wednesday, meeting a deadline the state agreed upon with the federal government.

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  17. Long Island weather: Mild today; cold weather for the better part of Thanksgiving weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Newsday

    While last week's main weather event was early snow - far more than expected - this week focuses on cold. As in, just how many warm layers do you have in your closet for Thanksgiving Day? And, yes, it's a "roller coaster ride this week for temperatures," says Rich Hoffman, a News 12 Long Island meteorologist.

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  18. Riverhead officials resist efforts to grant more tax breaks to SCCC's culinary instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Newsday

    The town and school district sued the company that leases the property for nonpayment and late fees of more than $260G from a 2007 PILOT deal. The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency has tabled a proposal granting more tax reductions to a culinary institute in downtown Riverhead that is seeking to amend and extend their PILOT deal despite previously failing to make any payments on the deal signed in 2007..

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  19. LIRR on or close to schedule after delays from signal troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Newsday

    Long Island Rail Road branches were on or close to schedule Saturday afternoon after delays of up to more than an hour and a half due to signal trouble near Mineola. The Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson and Oyster Bay branches were delayed in both directions about 20 to 30 minutes, then 10 to 15 minutes, before getting back on schedule.

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  20. Holiday shopping guide: Destination PatchogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Newsday

    A visit to Patchogue's vibrant, bustling downtown - dominated by retail shops, restaurants, lounges and taverns - gives no indication that not long ago the scene was bleak. "I remember there were so many closed businesses back in the '90s, and it was not really all that great for shopping," recalled Jessie Valentine, the owner of Mueca Arthouse .

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