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Comsewogue Warriors fall to West Islip

Comsewogue’s girls softball team stayed within striking distance through six innings of play, trailing West Islip by one run through the first five. But the Lions’ bats came alive in the top of the 7th, scoring four unanswered runs to put the game away 8-2. The Warriors scored both of their runs...

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The former CEO of Lawrence Aviation in Port Jefferson, Gerald Cohen, has been ordered to pay $48 million in cleanup costs for the toxic underground plume caused by materials leached into the ground from the now-defunct airplane parts manufacturer. The U.S. Attorney’s office announced the charges...

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By Heidi Sutton From Mainstage productions to children’s theater, to concerts and film screenings, comedy shows and improv, Theatre Three always has a lot to offer. However, it is the Festival of One-Act Plays that many look forward to each year with eager anticipation.  Showcasing six original...

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Muddy ground was covered in the footprints of young children as hundreds gathered for the annual Fling into Spring carnival at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai April 12-14. Kids, along with their parents, got the full carnival experience as they slid, spun, raced and even flew on weekend rides. The...

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Theater Talk with Cassandra LaRocco

By Heidi Sutton Currently playing on Theatre Three’s Mainstage is William Gibson’s play “The Miracle Worker,” the compelling story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Directed by Bradlee Bing, the show is leaving a lasting impact on all who are fortunate enough to see it. One of...

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Three Village school district approves $215 million budget for 2019-20

By Andrea Paldy The Three Village school board has approved a $215 million budget for the 2019-20 school year. The action, taken April 10, shows an increase of 2.51 percent from 2018-19, but Jeff Carlson, assistant superintendent of business services, said the upcoming school year’s budget stays...

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Search begins to unearth history at Patriots Rock and Setauket Village Green

Archaeologists and historians are scheduled to explore the Setauket Village Green to see what they can unearth about Long Island’s Revolutionary War history. The Lamar Institute has begun a month-long field research project titled The Struggle for Long Island: Expanding Revolutionary War Studies...

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D. None of the Above: The equivalent of a literary eye roll

By Daniel Dunaief When we want to use a pronoun to refer to a deity, we use a capital letter out of respect, so that even if we’re writing about His will, we use the capital “H” in the middle of a sentence. For some, of course, the capital letter could also represent a female deity, as in, I...

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Winner of TBR News Media’s fourth annual adult coloring contest announced

Dear Readers,  We recently held our fourth annual adult coloring contest and the response was overwhelming! We received many colorful entries from readers all along the North Shore who used many different types of medium including colored pencils and markers to create their masterpieces.  Susan...

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By Donna Deedy Tobacco continues to hold a top spot as the number one cause of preventable death throughout the world, according to Suffolk County. And county lawmakers have now voted 16-2 to ban the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies.  “Tobacco harms every organ in the body and is the only...

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County Road 97, commonly known as Nicolls Road, is one of Long Island’s main thoroughfares, connecting Stony Brook on the North Shore to Patchogue on the South with nearly 16 miles of highway. For years the county has examined ideas to relieve rush hour traffic; now it is proposing a rapid-transit...

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Horseback riding is a sport that requires full commitment, courage and a particular skill set, one based on mental fortitude and bravery to even get up on the horse.  For members of the Old Towne Equestrian’s middle school team, they can’t picture their lives without their horses. Now their...

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Centereach Boy Scout does his part to take care of wildlife

A Centereach High School senior and Eagle Scout has dedicated much of his time to protecting Long Island beaches and wildlife. Aidan Donnelly, 17, joined his local Boy Scout troop when he was in fifth grade after he was inspired by his older cousin’s Court of Honor ceremony, the highest rank a...

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Business News: Habberstad BMW of Huntington hosts Cocktails for a Colorectal Cause

Habberstad BMW in Huntington hosted St. Catherine of Siena’s Cocktails for a Colorectal Cause event on March 27. Dr. Tara Martinez, director of Colon and Rectal Surgery, took the opportunity to use the unique space to raise awareness about the importance of screenings during Colorectal Cancer...

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Job Fair heads to Holbrook

Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook will host a Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center Job Fair on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from AFLAC, Allstate, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Arrow Security, CIRCOR, DiCarlo Food Service, East End Disabilities, East/West...

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Business News: Whole Foods in Commack opens

BREAD BREAKING CEREMONY Representatives from the Northeast Regional division of Whole Foods held an official bread breaking ceremony (their version of a ribbon cutting) for its new store in Commack on April 3. Located at 120 Veterans Memorial Highway, the new 45,000-square-foot store employs 200...

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SBU’s Lori Chan finds possible gene target for breast cancer

By Daniel Dunaief It’s like a factory that makes bombs. Catching and removing the bombs is helpful, but it doesn’t end the battle because, even after many or almost all of the bombs are rounded up, the factory can continue to produce damaging products. That’s the way triple-negative breast...

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Ward Melville student wins Brookhaven National Lab’s 2019 Bridge Building contest

Justin Zhang, a junior at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, won first place in the 2019 Model Bridge Building Contest at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton. In this annual regional competition, coordinated by BNL’s Office of Educational Programs,...

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Medical Compass: Can we defeat cardiovascular disease with diet?

Comparing Paleo and Mediterranean diets By David Dunaief, M.D. We have made great strides in the fight against heart disease, yet it remains the number one cause of death in the United States. Why is this? Many of us have the propensity toward heart disease. Can we alter this course, or is it our...

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Staller Center for the Arts to host concert by Stony Brook Wind Ensemble

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook will host a concert by the Stony Brook Wind Ensemble on the Main Stage on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Conducted by Bruce Engel, the program will include Samuel Barber’s “Overture to the School for...

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