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Max Orza, a first grade student at Washington Drive Primary School in the Harborfields District, was recently recognized by Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. as the winner of the annual “Be Pool Smart” poster contest in the 18th Legislative District.

“Max is helping us do something really meaningful by raising awareness about water safety and the […]

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Today, the New York State Assembly unanimously passed Assembly Bill 711-B, which will expand medical coverage for volunteers to cover diagnoses of cancer in relation to the duties they perform as firefighters. Passage of the NYS Volunteer Firefighters Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Act will grant volunteer firefighters a disability benefit package to help assist in […]

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Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist last night June 20, 2017.  
James Neary was operating a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Broadway when he struck a 2011 Hyundai, driven by Daniel Stebbins at approximately 10:35 p.m. Stebbins was travelling northbound on Broadway attempting to make […]

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who used counterfeit currency at a Huntington Station store in April, 2017.
On April 24, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a man used twelve counterfeit $20 bills to purchase clothing at Lord & Taylor […]

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Recognition and accolades abounded in the Northport-East Northport School District as the Board of Education recognized its outstanding students, administrators, faculty and fellow board members during its June 15, 2017 meeting.
Kicking off the recognitions, Superintendent of Schools Mr. Robert Banzer and members of the board acknowledged the hard work, dedication and sportsmanship of the high […]

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At approximately 9:15 AM on Saturday morning June 17, 2017 the Huntington Community First Aid Squad (HCFAS) received a “call “ that there was an active shooter at St. Anthony’s High School with an unknown number of  gunshot victims.  Two ambulances were immediately dispatched to the school.   The first crew arrived at the school at […]

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       After nineteen years serving this community on the Commack Board of Education, Mary Jo Masciello did not seek reelection this May.  Mary Jo was a BOE member since 1998 and led the Board as President for 13 years. A former teacher and dedicated Commack PTA member and officer, Mary Jo and her husband raised […]

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Tuesday evening, the New York State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 2336, which will reduce boaters liability insurance for individuals who complete boating safety courses. Assemblyman Andrew Raia (R,I,C,Ref-East Northport), an author and co-sponsor of this legislation, said that incentivizing boaters to participate in regular or advanced safety courses will create a safer and more enjoyable […]

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Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 41-year-old Commack man whose body was discovered in the Long Island Sound this Monday, afternoon June 19, 2017 at approximately 2:00 p.m
Someone on board the Park City, a Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company ferry, spotted a body floating in […]

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Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone helped unveil a historic marker June 17 commemorating the “Hullabaloo in Halesite,” the beaching of a 63-foot whale in 1946 that closed schools and attracted the curious from miles around.
The educational marker was erected in the Town’s Halesite Park, not far from where the black whale beached on October 21, […]

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