Naomi Osaka, a Valley Stream Native, Pulls Out of Wimbledon But Aims For Olympics

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Women's tennis world No. 2 Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Wimbledon championship for personal reasons but will be ready for the Tokyo Olympics, her agent said on Thursday.

Village Judge in Suffolk Resigns Amid Investigation of Claims She Allegedly Shoved a Prosecutor

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A village judge in Suffolk County has resigned and been disbarred from the judicial bench for life after learning of an investigation by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct into her alleged misconduct, the agency said on Thursday.

LIRR Conductor Couple in Speonk Clocked in For Each Other Without Working, Report Says

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A married couple of Long Island Rail Road conductors cut shifts and covered for each other by punching time cards for their spouse who didn’t show up to work last fall, according to a newly-released report from the Office of the MTA Inspector General Carolyn Pokorny.

Southampton Home of Late Sporting Painter Henry Koehler Asks $2.2M

The late Henry W. Koehler, one of the top sporting artists in the world, painted many of his equestrian paintings, for which he was known, in his studio in his quaint Southampton Village home.

Fitness Tips for Dropping the Dad Bod

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Men with belly fat — what some affectionately call the “dad bod” — may see their growing stomachs as a chiefly cosmetic concern that affects their appearance but not their overall health. But researchers are learning a lot about belly fat, including just how dangerous it can be.

Power Women Podcast: Rina Madhani, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Start Lighthouse

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Rina Madhani, executive director and co-founder of Start Lighthouse, an organization addressing childhood illiteracy, speaks of the people who impacted her early life, her role as executive director of Start Lighthouse, and advice on how to be successful.

Judge Jack Weinstein, of Great Neck, U.S.’s Longest-Serving Federal Judge, Dies at 99

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Judge Jack Weinstein, a Great Neck resident and the nation’s longest-serving federal judge, died on June 15. He was 99.

U.S. Covid-19 Deaths Cross Painful 600,000 Milestone as Country Reopens

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The United States has now lost over 600,000 mothers, fathers, children, siblings and friends to Covid-19, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief continue even as the country begins to return to something resembling pre-pandemic normal.

How Families Can Celebrate Pride Month With Their Kids

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Here are some fun ways to teach your kids about what Pride month stands for and why it is important that we celebrate it.

Get Vaxed, Enter North Fork TV Festival Ticket Raffle

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In an effort to encourage anyone who has been reluctant to get their Covid-19 vaccine to finally roll up their sleeves, Suffolk County officials announced June 15 that those who get vaccinated will be entered to win tickets to the North Fork TV Festival.

Who Makes The Best Frozen Yogurt on Long Island?

Frozen yogurt is one of the most popular summer treats and so many shops have opened up on Long Island that there’s bound to be one within a five-mile radius of anyone’s house. But which one is the best?

Bridgehampton Equities Hosts Golf Fundraiser For Little Saint Nick Foundation

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The inaugural Smithtown Classic and after-party hosted by Jason E. Zimmerman, CEO of Bridgehampton Equities, to support the Little Saint Nick Foundation took place on Monday, June 14 at the Smithtown Landing Country Club.