Fort Drum addresses multiple soldier suicides over the past three days

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (WWTI) — Fort Drum released a statement on Sunday after three 10th Mountain Division Soldiers have died in isolated and unconnected suspected self-harm incidents over the past three days. Additional information about the incidents is not being released until next of kin are notified and the investigation...
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Cases made on both vax sides

The Massapequa school district is reckless to sue over mask mandates ["LI school districts sue over mask mandate," News, Sept. 14]. In the best -case scenario, it loses its case and wastes taxpayer money that should be used to serve children. In the worst-case scenario, it wins, removes mask mandates, and puts every child in that district at risk for COVID-19.
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I've never done off-brand Li batteries, but I bought some no-name NiCad

Batteries for a Dewalt about a decade ago. Of the two original batteries, one wouldn't charge at all and the other would maybe run for 10 minutes before dying. So I bought two replacements on Amazon. The aftermarket batteries long outlived the originals. I sold my Dewalt stuff several weeks...

The pursuit of equity in education

Sometimes it’s difficult not to favor one goal over the other. While our policies are for all, we must take into account the diversity of all the districts we represent. Some have needs vastly different from others. My philosophy has been that all students are all our kids. Until all students are provided equal opportunities to succeed, we as an Island are not succeeding.

Syosset's Rebecca Margolin is top female finisher in Long Island Marathon

Where others may have quit, Syosset’s Rebecca Margolin kept going, and she’ll have a lifelong memory to show for it. The 24-year old ran most of Sunday’s Long Island Marathon with pulled hamstrings, but still prevailed. Margolin won the 26.2-mile women’s race in 3 hours, 30 minutes, 14.9 seconds, the first marathon victory of her running life, which she said began after high school.

LI Congressman Lee Zeldin confirms cancer diagnosis, is in remission

NEW YORK — Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin confirmed Saturday he was diagnosed with cancer last year and is currently in remission. The Republican congressman, who is in his fourth term representing the state’s First Congressional District in eastern Long Island, said in a statement he was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) last November.

Roundup: Trojans sink Saints, 5-1

MARSHFIELD — Competing with zero reserves didn’t stop the Cabot-Twinfield boys soccer team from rallying to Friday’s 5-1 victory over Christ Covenant. Twinfield (4-0) has outscored opponents 23-3 after opening the season with a 7-0 win over Danville, an 8-0 romp at Oxbow and a 3-2 win against Blue Mountain.
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Friday Local Scores/Top Performers (Sept. 17) And Weekend Schedule

Coaches or team representatives, please report results as soon as possible after games by emailing Please submit with a name/contact number. Quarterback Quinn Murphy completed 2o-of-23 for 277 yards and four touchdown passes and receiver Alejandro Orozco collected three touchdowns, two via the air, as St. Johnsbury pounded Colchester 44-21.

New Long Island restaurants to try this fall

With the turn of the seasons comes a shift in how Long Islanders can dine out. And there are plenty of new restaurants to try this season, from an influx of Caribbean spots to a raw bar to fresh twist on noodles. Beit Zaytoon (468 Hempstead Tpke, West Hempstead): If...

This Under The Radar, Black-Owned Business Is NYC’s First-Ever Vinyl Record Craft Beer Bar

Looking for a new weekend spot? Head to Prospect Heights for NYC’s first-ever vinyl record craft beer bar. Upon envisioning the bar’s creation, owner Chris Maestro had discovered that a similar concept had already existed in Japan called jazu kissa (jazz cafes), according to Blackownedbklyn . Maestro knew that this type of space was needed in NYC and went on to establish his very own shop in 2017—being the first vinyl record craft beer bar across the boroughs!

fall in line By Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – As Beijing seeks to tighten its grip over Hong Kong, it has a new mandate for the city’s powerful property tycoons: pour resources and influence into backing Beijing’s interests, and help solve a potentially destabilising housing shortage. Three major developers and an adviser to the Hong...
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Amid Teacher Shortage, Board Chair Promotes Kindness As Recruitment Strategy

The Caledonia Cooperative School District — who oversees Barnet, Waterford and Walden schools — took up and discussed a number of topics at their regular meeting on Monday evening. However, the theme of remembering to be kind to others and supportive of teachers, staff and school administration during another COVID-19-influenced year ran throughout.

With 2 stores opening this month, Lidl nearly done with Best Market takeover on LI

Discount grocer Lidl is nearly finished remodeling and converting the Best Market supermarkets on Long Island it bought in 2019 to break into the local market. The German grocer will open two local Lidl stores — at 800 Montauk Hwy. in Shirley and at 531 Montauk Hwy. in West Babylon — on Sept. 22 and Sept. 29, respectively, in former Best Market spaces, Lidl said in a statement Thursday.