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  • Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter

    Fire Rips Through LI Home; Kills Mother, Daughter
    A mother and daughter on Long Island were killed early Saturday morning after a fire tore through their Centereach home, according to Suffolk County police. Dorothy Reinhard, 77, and Elaine Moore, 60, who were long-time roommates, perished in the blaze...
  • A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children

    A New Look at Bipolar Diagnosis in Children
    They are some of the most troubled children that psychiatrists ever see. They have raging tempers and engage in reckless behaviors that frequently land them in the principal's office, even the hospital. But are they bipolar? In the last 15 years,...
  • LI Construction Worker Shot Dead In His Car

    LI Construction Worker Shot Dead In His Car
    A construction worker was shot to death while he was sitting in his car in Lake Ronkonkoma Monday morning, Suffolk County police said. Raymond Hirt, 51, a construction worker from Mastic Beach, was parked on Beach Street, just south of nearby...
  • Boys' Lacrosse: St. Andrew's Matt Bellando

    Boys' Lacrosse: St. Andrew's Matt Bellando
    Whenever a lacrosse match begins, Matt Bellando knows he's usually going to be the smallest player on the field. In fact, Bellando has gotten used to it. Undeterred by much larger defenders, Bellando has compensated for his lack of size with a...
  • Two People Injured in Long Island Plane Crash

    Two People Injured in Long Island Plane Crash
    Two people suffered severe burns Saturday after the small plane they were traveling in crashed into a building near MacArthur Airport in Bohemia. A student pilot and a flight instructor were practicing landing at the airport when the plane went down...
  • Daily Stress Plummets After 50

    Daily Stress Plummets After 50
    After age 50, daily stress and worry take a dive and happiness increases, according to an analysis of more than 340,000 adults questioned about the emotions they experienced "yesterday." The research, published online in the journal Proceedings of the...
  • Man Chops Off Hand Splitting Wood

    Man Chops Off Hand Splitting Wood
    A few weeks ago Rene Campos, 29, was splitting wood with a log splitter and accidentally chopped off his hand. However, instead of panicking, Campos remained unbelievably calm and actually began give directions to a co-worker. "I saw my hand fly off,"...
  • Doctors Amputate Woman's Toe To Replace Thumb Lost In Firecracker Accident

    Doctors Amputate Woman's Toe To Replace Thumb Lost In Firecracker Accident
    A Long Island woman who lost a thumb and two forefingers last year after someone threw a lit M-80 firecracker at her from a passing car, has plenty to be thankful for after doctors successfully amputated her toe to replace her missing thumb. According to...
  • Avastin may cause kidney damage

    Avastin may cause kidney damage
    A widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found. Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
  • Scientists try to measure love

    Scientists try to measure love
    Leave it to science to take all the fun out of something as cosmically pure as love. Theories about love's purpose range from the biologically practical to the biologically complicated. Anthropologists have said it helps ensure reproduction of the...
  • Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results

    Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results
    Every year an estimated half a million men have a vasectomy but nearly half of those men don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure is working, new research suggests. Those who don't go back, and therefore risk an unwanted pregnancy,...
  • Haiti Victim Receives Life Changing Surgery at LI Hospital

    Haiti Victim Receives Life Changing Surgery at LI Hospital
    Her leg was crushed in the earthquake but instead of settling for an amputation, a woman from Haiti did the unthinkable and made an amazing journey to Long Island. When doctors see a break like this, they want to get the patient into the operating room...