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Despite the overcast and poor wave conditions for this year’s open surf contest, NYSEA’s seventh annual Surf Week took over Long Beach last week, and kept spectators busy with a five-day, … more
When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put pen to paper on April 16, 2016, it became a landmark day for the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). By signing the legislation, Cuomo made New York the 50th and final state to legalize the sport of MMA after years of debate. more
Rockville Centre gave an Olympic-sized sendoff to Crystal Dunn, who earned a spot on the U.S. women’s soccer team that will compete in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. More than 1,000 … more
As beachgoers gathered near Magnolia Boulevard early in the evening of July 14 to watch the final heat of Long Beach’s open surfing contest — part of NYSEA’s annual Surf Week — storm clouds began to crash the party, and the aura quickly changed. more
About a dozen people blocked Huntley Road on July 16, adjacent to the south parking lot of Belmont Park, to protest a proposal by the New York Cosmos to build a new soccer stadium at the … more
A Long Beach mother and son duo has reached the international fitness stage while overcoming obstacles along the way. June Schecter, 60, and her son Logan, 26, qualified for the 2016 Reebok … more
Professional big-wave surfer Will Skudin formally kicked off the seventh annual New York Surf Week on Wednesday, an event honoring the memory of Long Beach surfer George “Geeza” Geiser. The event has become a popular staple in town, with big sponsors like Hurley. more
It was a memorable first half of the Atlantic League baseball season for the Long Island Ducks, who after a sluggish 1-6 start clinched the Liberty Division title for a guaranteed playoff spot and set a single-game attendance record on consecutive nights. more
The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame (HOF) was created a year ago to recognize, preserve and promote the heritage of interscholastic sports. The HOF is temporarily located in the rotunda of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola and is expected to call the new Nassau Coliseum its home. more
It was a banner season for many high school sports teams within the Herald's coverage area in 2015-16, including state titles for Elmont's boys' basketball team and Wantagh's baseball squad. more
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