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  • LI school for children with disabilities hosts Veterans Day parade

    ALBERTSON, L.I. — A unique celebration for local veterans on Long Island Friday. The Henry Viscardi School lined its hallways with over 100 teachers and students as it hosted its inaugural Veterans Day parade. The uplifting event gave both children and veterans a lifetime memory.

  • Phones banned for the week at Adelphi University in critical thinking exercise

    GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — Adelphi University on Long Island is challenging its students to be unplugged from their phones for one full week. The experiment is part of the curriculum at Adelphi University and its goal is to help students critically think about their use of social media. Photojournalist Keith Lopez has the story in the video above.

  • Long Island’s smallest babies celebrate Halloween at hospital

    Some of Long Island’s tiniest babies celebrated Halloween in style on Thursday at NYU Winthrop Hospital. The neonatal intensive care unit held their third annual costume contest. Some of the babies weigh as little as two pounds. Videojournalist Keith Lopez has more in the video above.

  • Suspect shot after Long Island police chase: authorities

    HEMPSTEAD, L.I. — One suspect is shot and the other two have been taken into custody after a police car chase that spanned four miles and several exists on Long Island Tuesday, according to authorities. Police say he original incident took place in Hempstead, where a car with three occupants were fleeing on the Southern State Parkway. They eventually got off at Exit 15 and headed east on a service road, continuing to evade police.  They hit three cars on […]

  • Dog joins Nassau County school staff to help special needs students

    ALBERTSON, NY — It was a celebration on Long Island Wednesday for the Henry Viscardi school’s newest addition. His name is Sunny and he is a 20-month-old yellow Labrador retriever. The school believes this friendly face will make the school a happier place for some special need students. Sunny is the first school facility dog on Long Island that has been placed by the Guide Dog Foundation. His daily tasks include greeting and saying goodbye to students, motivating students and […]

  • New program simulates drunk, drugged driving like never before

    Hundreds of teens received a life saving lesson at one Long Island high school today. They were introduced to the dangers of drunk and drugged driving through innovative technology that school officials hope will save their lives. PIX11 video journalist Keith Lopez has the story.

  • Long Island man nearly dies from vaping THC

    LONG ISLAND — Six deaths have been reported in connection with vaping and a Long Island man says he was nearly death number seven. Now Jonathan Doneson, 52, is urging teens to stop vaping. He was admitted to North Shore University Hospital in August with pneumonia. It started with a cough that sounded strange. Doctors said Doneson was not responding to the antibiotics and his fever was getting worse. They later learned Doneson frequently vaped THC. The medical team combined […]

  • With gusts over 220 mph, Hurricane Dorian strikes Bahamas with record fury as Category 5 storm

    McLEAN’S TOWN CAY, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a catastrophic Category 5 storm Sunday, its record 185 mph (297 kph) winds ripping off roofs, overturning cars and tearing down power lines as hundreds hunkered down in schools, churches and shelters. Dorian slammed into Elbow Cay in Abaco island at 12:40 p.m., and then made a second landfall near Marsh Harbour at 2 p.m., after authorities made last-minute pleas for those in low-lying areas to evacuate. “It’s […]

  • Long Island boy with lemonade stand raises $10,000 for kids with cancer

    ISLIP, NY — A 10-year-old Long Island boy with a lemonade stand has raised $10,000 to donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Oliver Rivadeneyra was just 4 when he saw an ad on the hospital about children with cancer. He was curious, so he did some research and decided to help. He’s spent the years since selling lemonade, limeade and baked goods from a stand. Rivadeneyra thought he would earn a couple hundred dollars and never imagined he would […]

  • Take a look at the culinary offerings at the US Open

    We got our first look on Thursday at the food options at the US Open. Tennis fans can taste it all beginning on Monday. World-renowned chefs showed off their creative menus at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. The culinary team is comprised of 250 preparers who will serve food at five restaurants, 60 concession stands and 90 suits. More than 90,000 pounds of beef will be consumed. PIX11 video journalist Keith Lopez has more.

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