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Northport Senior Named Distinguished Finalist In Community Service Program

Northport High School senior Zoe Perles was named one of eight distinguished finalists in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in New York. This program is the nation’s largest youth-recognition program that is based on volunteer and community service alone.
Perles, raised in a home where serving the community and the less fortunate was a […]



Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn has announced the region’s largest Halloween pet costume contest and parade will be held on Sunday, October 29, 2017 beginning at 12:00 p.m., Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook, 3131 Nesconset Highway, Setauket, NY.  Suffolk Barkfest is free and open to the […]

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Gold Coast Ghosts

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Long Island Paranormal Investigators will share their stories
 of the Gold Coast era mansions on Oct. 15, 2016 at 7 pm

Join us at Gold Coast Ghosts on the site of the historic McKesson Brown estate at 109 Browns Road, Huntington, NY, on October 15, 2016 at 7 pm. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington presents the […]

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Happy Halloween Copenhagen Bakery in Northport Village

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This festive Halloween scene greets visitors to Copenhagen Bakery in Northport Village.

Photo by Steve Silverman

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Halloween Safety Letter from Halesite Fire Chief

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Dear Neighbors,
Children dressed in costumes excitedly running door to door to trick-or-treat, festive decorations like glowing jack-o-lanterns, paper ghosts and dried cornstalks adorning front porches – these are some of the classic hallmarks of Halloween that make the holiday special for kids and adults alike. Unfortunately, these Halloween symbols and activities can also present lurking […]

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‘Haunted Skies’ Returns to Planetarium

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Haunted Skies, a popular seasonal show created by the staff of the Vanderbilt Planetarium, has returned again for Halloween.


Photo by Steve Moore

Take a journey of exploration into the origins of this magnificent and often misunderstood holiday. Travel to the ancient past to uncover the legends and rituals of Halloween, and gain insight about why we […]

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Anything But Silent Halloween Edition

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This chilling ghost story is one of the most central films in the history of Swedish cinema. “The Phantom Carriage” stars and is directed by Victor Sjöström (Wild Strawberries) and based on a novel by Nobel Prize

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Spooktacular Halloween Fun for Children at Vanderbilt Museum

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum has planned some safe, creative Halloween fun for Pre-K and K-3 children in late October. Programs include stories, tours of the natural-history and artifact galleries, followed by a creative art project and, for grades 2-5, a Halloween party.

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Haunted Museum & Festival

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The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor will host a family-friendly event on Sunday, October 26th  from 12:00-4:00 pm at the Museum and in tented stations at 301 Main Street in Cold Spring Harbor, NY.
This annual event has been expanded this year to include additional craft stations, games of skill and chance, […]

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8 Modern Horror Movies to Rent This Halloween

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Many film buffs seem to dismiss the entire concept of horror movies, listing off a few classics that they’re okay with (The Shining, The Exorcist), but claiming nothing else has been able to scare them.

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