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Westbury High School Student Charged With Making Terroristic Threats

An 18-year-old from Westbury was arrested Tuesday in connection with violent threats he allegedly made toward students and faculty, according to the Nassau County Police Department.

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Riverhead High School Independent (Taylor K. Vecsey)

Third Long Island Teen Threatens Shooting at a High School, Cops Say

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday, June 1 for allegedly threatening to “shoot up” Riverhead High School, Riverhead Town Police said. He is the third Long Island teen to threaten a school shooting in the week after a Texas elementary school massacre.

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Marc A. Hermann/MTA

LIRR East Side Access, Renamed ‘Grand Central Madison,’ to Increase Service by 40%, Hochul Says — via amNY

The MTA’s decades-old East Side Access mega-project to bring the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Central Terminal will increase service on the commuter railroad by 40% once the new station far below the Midtown transit hub opens for passenger service in December.

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Bellport High School (Photo by Bellportguy)

Teen Threatened ‘Massive Shooting’ at Bellport High School, Cops Say

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Thursday for allegedly posting online a threat to commit a “massive shooting” at Bellport High School days after a Texas elementary school massacre, Suffolk County authorities said.

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Bluebird Kitchen’s Welcome to the Jungle cocktail

Bellmore’s Bluebird Kitchen Serves Up Welcome to the Jungle Cocktail

Inspiration is said to strike in unusual ways, and the story behind the inspiration of Welcome to the Jungle cocktail at Bluebird Kitchen is definitely one for the books.

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