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Message from the Elwood Superintendent of Schools Regarding the Tragic Death of Sean Urda

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Statement from Peter Scordo, Superintendent of Schools Elwood Union Free School District  
The Elwood Union Free School District is extremely saddened to learn of the tragic passing of Sean Urda, a senior at Elwood-John H. Glenn High School. Sean was a well-liked member of our student body and an extremely well-rounded student. Sean excelled academically, […]

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The Heckscher Museum Places Bald Eagle

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The Heckscher Museum of Art, on behalf of the Town of Huntington, has placed a preserved Bald Eagle from its legacy collection on long-term loan to the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, housed on the William K. Vanderbilt II estate known as Eagle’s Nest.

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Coping With Cold Weather

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Dear Neighbors,
Severe winter weather can lead to health and safety challenges. You may have to cope with;
• Cold related health problems
• Household fires and carbon monoxide poisoning
• Frozen Pipes or power failures
• Unsafe driving conditions from icy roads or roads that aren’t cleared
Although there are no guarantees of safety during winter weather emergencies, you can […]

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Dix Hills FD Battles Second House Fire in Five Days

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Firefighters arrived to find flames shooting out of two second floor windows and the attic of the center hall colonial home.

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Letter to the Editor From Gene Cook

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To the Editor,
Please join me during this holiday season in thanking every police officer and first responder for their dedication and commitment to serving our community here in Huntington.  I appreciate all that they do and I wish every officer and first responder along with their families all the best.  I am so thankful for […]

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Vanderbilt Holiday Schedule Anoucement

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Dear Members and Friends,
The holiday season at the Vanderbilt began on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, with the annual Tree Lighting in the Mansion Courtyard. Santa and Mrs. Claus (what is her first name, anyway?) welcomed more than 300 visitors, many of them young children. The Northport Chorale sang carols and seasonal songs, and everyone enjoyed […]

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Frank Berleth, 87, of Huntington, NY died December 18, 2014. He passed away at Huntington Hospital after a short battle with Cardiac and Thoracic complications. His last days were made comfortable by Palliative treatment and by having his family by his side.
He is survived by his loving wife Liesel, their four children, Jeffery Berleth married […]

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Santa to Tour Dix Hills this Weekend

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Santa and his helpers from the Dix Hills Fire Department, with a fire engine and ambulance escort, will be traveling through Dix Hills this weekend spreading holiday cheer and giving out candy and treats to the children.  Residents are welcome to flag down Santa and have a picture taken with him.
Weather permitting, Santa and his escorts will be visiting […]

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North Ridge Primary School has Cookie Swap.

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Story and Photo by Brenda Lentsch
 
The teachers and staff at North Ridge Primary School in Commack held their first annual cookie swap.  They baked and shared a variety of cookies, but best of all, they filled more than 30 tins and delivered them to a local food pantry. According to the participants – it was […]

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Pajama Theme Day a Huge Success!

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Story and Photos by Brenda Lentsch
If you happened to stop by Burr Intermediate School in Commack on December 12, you would have noticed the students and staff wearing unusual and extraordinary – pajamas!  Burr’s Pajama Theme Day raised awareness and accepted donations of new pajamas for a very special group, Stony Brook Hospital’s Child Life […]

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