Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Gilgo Beach, Waterfront Restaurants, And More

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Alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex A. Heuermann appears in Judge Tim Mazzei’s courtroom next to his attorney Michael Brown at Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.
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The top 5 stories in the Long Island Press this week included continued coverage of the Gilgo Beach serial killings investigation, a roundup of Long Island waterfront restaurants, and more.

Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Suspect Rex Heuermann Charged With Murders of Jessica Taylor and Sandra Costilla, Alleging New MO

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Allleged Gilgo serial killer Rex Heuermann, center, inside courtroom at Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Thursday, June. 6, 2024. His attorney, Michael J. Brown is at left. (Newsday /James Carbone)

Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect Rex Heuermann was charged Thursday with the murders of two more women — one with a different modus operandi and the other suggesting that he allegedly got away with murder for twice as long as previously thought.

27 Long Island Waterfront Restaurants ‘To Dine For’

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New Charges For Alleged Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Cast Scrutiny On Another Man’s Murder Conviction

For years prosecutors saw a connection in the killings of three young women who disappeared in the winter of 1993 and 1994, their nude bodies found strangled, beaten and left in similar poses in the Long Island brush.

JetBlue to Offer Nonstop Flights from MacArthur Airport

JetBlue has announced the launch of nonstop air service from Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) to three popular Florida destinations beginning in October.

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After my father died suddenly five years ago, I found myself sitting in the upstairs alcove of a high ranch in Kings Park that was decorated in gaudy crucifixes and adorable cherubs.

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