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Spring-Break For Kids at the Vanderbilt

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When young children (Pre-K through third grade) are home from school for the April 9-13 spring break, they’ll find plenty of fun and creativity at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. Four different programs will be offered that week. They include an educator-led tour of the museum collections and animal-habitat galleries for inspiration. Workshops include Mummy […]

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Whitman DECA Students Score at State Level

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 Hard work, perseverance, and a quality education all combine to make successful business leaders.  DECA helps make that happen. New York DECA’s 52nd Annual State Competition was recently held in Rochester, New York. Walt Whitman High School maintained its reputation of excellence and high ranking with nine top-10 finalists.  Of Whitman’s finalists, two were trophy […]

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Huntington Town Board Approves Oheka Castle Zoning Change

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During a special session of the Huntington Town Board meeting, held last night, the board voted 5-0 approving the change of zone application for a future development known as the Residences at Oheka Castle. The resolution approving the zone change is shown below:
2012-91. ENACTMENT: ADOPT Local Law Introductory Number 31-2011, considering Zone Change Application #2011-ZM-387, […]

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Bamboo Ordinance

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Upon reading the highlights of the past Town Council meeting, I felt compelled to write to the editor.  I noticed that a potential Bamboo Ordinance was brought to the table again, and except for one lone” no” vote, scheduled for a public hearing on March 13.  I’m thrilled that it’s back on the table, and that Ms. Berland has […]

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Huntington Elks Lodge to Host St. Patrick’s Day Party

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The Huntington Elks Lodge 1565 restaurant and catering hall, located at 195 Main Street in Huntington Village, will host an Irish-themed St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance Party in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. The party will feature an all-you-can-eat Full Irish buffet stocked with Irish favorites […]

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Washington School Plans Joan Balsari Memorial Garden

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The Washington Primary School community will always have a special place in its heart for second grade teacher Joan Marie Balsari, who passed away last October after a valiant battle against breast cancer. Now parents, teachers and support staff members are planning to create a lasting and living tribute to the cherished educator.
The Joanie Balsari […]

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Commack Senior Wins National Recognition

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The 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards has recognized Lynn-Idora Edmond, a senior at Commack High School. Lynn was presented with a bronze Distinguished Finalist medallion to commemorate this prestigious award for outstanding acts of volunteerism.

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East Northport Man Kills Ex-Girlfriend, Then Self

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Second Precinct Police Officers received a 911 call at 8:59 a.m. and responded to 7 Loret Lane in East Northport where they found James Schultz, 31, of that address, dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

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Northport Symphony Orchestra Event – March 25

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The Northport Symphony Orchestra and the New York Chapter of the American String Teachers Association Invite String Players to a Free Reading Session of Music by J.S. Bach

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

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William Bailey was driving a 1994 GMC Jimmy westbound on W. 21st Street when he stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of West Hills Road at 12:50 p.m. Bailey attempted to proceed westbound on W. 21st Street when his GMC collided with a Yamaha motorcycle that was traveling southbound on West Hills Road.

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