Newsday Scribble Live

Long Island updates for March 24, 2014 Live


A look at today's top stories.

OPTING OUT OF TESTS. The cover of today's Newsday highlights a story about an expected increase in the number of Long Island students refusing to take state tests this spring -- a movement spurred by parents who say their kids are overtested and the exams have little value.

by tara.conry

HOLBROOK DEVELOPMENT APPROVED. On the cover of today's "Our Towns" section, the Islip Pines project in Holbrook received a unanimous recommendation from the Islip Town Planning Board,
by tara.conry

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Long Island has been celebrating St. Patrick's Day all month long and Newsday has been there to capture the revelry. Check out photos from the many St. Patrick's parades across Long Island here.
A leprechaun tosses candy to kids lining the parade route for the 26th annual Glen Cove St. Patrick's parade on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Photo credit: Tara Conry 
by tara.conry


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