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Northport Seniors Sign National Letter of Intent

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              Three Northport High School student-athletes signed their national letter of intent on Feb. 1, 2017 to play their sport of choice at the college level. The special signing ceremony allowed seniors Leah Dentale, Chris Parker and Stephanie Rapp to put their commitments to paper with their families and coaches standing by in support.
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Man Arrested for Church Burglary at St. Patricks

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Suffolk County Police Monday February 13, 2017 arrested a man who burglarized a Huntington church this past weekend.
Second Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a disturbance at Huntington Hospital, located at 270 Park Ave., at approximately 9:15 a.m.  When officers arrived, they found Jeffrey Nekola in possession of several religious items, including a […]

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The Chai Center Mommy & Me Class

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The Chai Center
501 Vanderbilt Parkway
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Thursdays, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$50 for all 5 classes or $12 per class
Ages: 12 months to 26 months
Led by The Chai Center preschool director, children, with their parents (or caregivers), are offered a gentle introduction to life […]

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Vanderbilt Museum Conserves More than 1,000 Rare Marine Specimens

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During global ocean voyages in the 1920s and 1930s, William K. Vanderbilt II collected thousands of specimens of vertebrate and invertebrate sea life for the museum he was building on Long Island. Now considered the world’s most extensive privately assembled collection of marine specimens from the pre-atomic era, his holdings had long been in urgent […]

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Souper Bowl Soup Collection Feeds the Hungry

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The eighth annual “Souper Bowl” at North Ridge Primary School in Commack was a HUGE success!  The children collected a total of 5,368 cans and bags of soup, which were donated to Long Island Cares, one of the region’s most comprehensive hunger action organizations.

Physical education teacher, Lorraine Esposito, “sculpts” the cans into different shapes each […]

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LUPINACCI EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER GOVERNOR’S ‘STAR’ POLICY

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Gov.’s plan would increase property taxes for New Yorkers
 
 
Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci spoke out today following a conference of the Assembly’s Budget Hearing on Taxes. During the hearing Nonie Manion, the Executive Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Taxation and Finance, provided testimony conceding that the intended freeze of the New York State School […]

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Centerport Fire Department Honors Bill Wamp for 65 Years of Service

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The Centerport Fire Department recently honored Ex-Chief William “Bill” Wamp for his 65 years of dedicated service. Wamp was presented with an engraved firefighter’s axe and an anniversary cake that was shared by the membership. Wamp joined the Centerport Fire Department in 1952 and was assigned to Engine Company Two. He served as Company Lieutenant […]

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Petrone Declares Snow Emergency, Effective 12:01 a.m. February 9, 2017

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          Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone declared an official snow emergency, effective at 12:01 a.m. February 9, 2017 and cancelled all activities and scheduled meetings at Town facilities.

          “All of the forecasts indicate that this storm will include a significant snowfall, with the snow falling at a considerable rate for a good part of the […]

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GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY IN MEMORY OF P.O. GLEN CIANO

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On February 22, 2009, the Suffolk County Police Department suffered the loss of a true hero, Second Precinct Police Officer Glen Ciano, after his car was struck by a drunk driver in Commack. The SCPD and Commack Fire Department host an annual blood drive, now in its 7th year, to honor his memory and carry […]

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March Events for Adults at the Cold Spring Harbor Library

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ECOBENEFICIAL GARDENING 101: BOOSTING THE ECOSYSTEM IN YOUR OWN GARDEN
Wednesday, March 1 at 12 pm
Even the most beautiful gardens are not always healthy ecosystems. Your yard is more than a combination of trees, shrubs and perennials – it’s complex system where all living things are connected.  Gardening with an ecosystem approach contributes to species diversity, […]

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