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Boat Capsizes Near Lloyd Harbor: 3 Confirmed Dead

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A 34 foot yacht capsized at the entrance of Oyster Bay and Cold Spring Harbor near a popular boating spot known as “The Sandhole” last night just after 10 p.m.  The 34-foot boat carrying 27 people on board capsized and sank in the waters off of Lloyd Harbor after a Fourth of July fireworks display, […]

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Playthings For Special Needs Children

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A group of Commack students who are members of the high school’s “Real Problems, Real Solutions Team” designed and built one-of-a-kind playthings for the children at United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Children’s Center in Commack.

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Asharoken Village Swearing In Ceremony

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On Monday evening July 2, newly elected Asharoken Mayor Gregory Letica took his oath-of-office from Supervisor Frank Petrone.  Village Trustees Joseph Tilleli and Mel Ettinger also participated in the swearing in ceremony.  Mayor Letica led his first Village Hall meeting following the swearing in.  It was a standing room only crowd for the Mayor’s first meeting. 
 
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Melville Man Arrested For Dealing With Fireworks

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Suffolk County Police arrested a Melville man for unlawfully dealing with fireworks after he was stopped for numerous traffic violations. 
Second Precinct Crime Section officers were on patrol in the Melville area when they stopped William C. Legette III for failing to signal before making a turn in front of the officers’ vehicle on Walt Whitman […]

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Update on the Avalon Bay Soil Remediation Work

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Many residents have expressed concern regarding the ongoing activities at the Avalon Bay Huntington Station site, in particular as it relates to soil disturbance activities. We first reported major deficiencies at the site in a June 27th article as certain soil mitigation measures were not being implemented although they were required according to the soil management […]

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A 911 call was made on July 1 at approximately 5:00 am to report a hit and run in front of 56 West Hills Road.  An officer responded to the address.  No formal report was taken regarding the hit and run.  The reason the report was not taken is unclear.  It is possible that the owner […]

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Cold Spring Harbor Land Aquisition One Step Closer

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At the June 19th, 2012 Huntington Town Board meeting, a resolution was unanimously passed that paves the way for the North Shore Land Alliance to apply for an Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grant for the purpose of land aquisition at the DeForest Williams Estate in Cold Spring Harbor. The 31 acre portion of the estate, […]

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Dix Hills Firefighter and Rescue Person of the Year

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At the Dix Hills Fire Department’s 64th Annual Installation of Officers, awards were presented for Firefighter & Rescue Person of the Year.

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Strong Support For Vanderbilt Planetarium Renovations

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The renovation of the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Planetarium has just taken a major step forward with the installation of its centerpiece, a state-of-the-art star projector. Technicians from Japan are installing the Konica Minolta Infinium projector and its related full-dome video and surround-sound systems in the recessed “pit” in the center of the planetarium theater. The […]

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Huntington Arts Council’s “Masters Show” opens Friday, June 29

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The Huntington Arts Council’s “Masters Show” opens this Friday, June 29, and runs through July 30, 2012, with the exhibition’s Opening Reception that same evening from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A visit to the Main Street Petite Gallery at 213 Main Street for this event makes for an ideal first stop on your Friday night, […]

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