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He Was Fast, But Not Fast Enough

He Was Fast, But Not Fast Enough

Three seconds is all it takes to distinguish the winners from the rest of the pack in ...

PD: Graveyard Thief Also Robbed Banks

PD: Graveyard Thief Also Robbed Banks

He’s twice been convicted of robbing banks. Now, just three weeks out of prison on parole, Suffolk ...

Town Board Has Breakfast With The Chamber

Town Board Has Breakfast With The Chamber

Members of the Huntington Town Board got an early-morning workout during a question and answer session with ...

For The Love Of Scouting – And Chili, Too

For The Love Of Scouting – And Chili, Too

Everybody’s got an opinion about chili, and 16 entrants tried to woo the crowd at the Huntington ...

The Foodie Section
Through the brown curtains and past the hanging beaded string with its tiny elephant adornments, customers will find a counter and kitchen filled with both vegan and omnivore-friendly cuisine. Here at Northport’s Purple Elephant Market Café, in its third season, every menu item is free of GMOs, antibiotics and ... Full article

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Three seconds is all it takes to distinguish the winners from the rest of the pack in the mens doubles Olympic luge race on Wednesday. Huntington Station native Matt Mortensen and his partner, Preston Griffall, came in 14th out ... Full article
He’s twice been convicted of robbing banks. Now, just three weeks out of prison on parole, Suffolk County police allege Dix Hills’ Max Schneider and two others desecrated Pinelawn Memorial Park with hopes of feeding their heroin habit. Schneider, ...
Members of the Huntington Town Board got an early-morning workout during a question and answer session with members of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. Held at the Huntington Yacht Club, the event welcomed Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and ...
Everybody’s got an opinion about chili, and 16 entrants tried to woo the crowd at the Huntington Elks Lodge to their way of thinking on Saturday as they raised money to make this summer brighter for kids in need. ...
Business News
The colorful cottage, located behind the bright yellow picket fence on East Main Street in Huntington, is a symbol that childhood dreams really do come true. Lisa Hodes’ career shift from corporate to candy cottage nine years ago marked ... Full article
In this month’s fitness adventures, the Long Islander News team has investigated all sorts of ways to get fit in the New Year. Last Tuesday, it was time for us to tackle the sweet science, harnessed with the purpose ...
Officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on the LaunchPad high-tech business accelerator, which they hope will serve as the staging ground from which new technology-driven businesses can take off. As elected officials, including County Executive Steve Bellone and Councilman Mark ...
Arts & Entertainment
For “Saturday Night Live” alum and “Half-Baked” star Jim Breuer, his upcoming March 8 stand-up performances at The Paramount mark a welcome return to the Valley Stream native’s backyard. And when you perform in your backyard, it means his ... Full article
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The Harborfields Tornadoes erased a small halftime deficit to defeat the East Hampton Bonackers 82-61 in the Class A boys basketball quarterfinals Wednesday. Harborfields’ win sets up a possible semifinal showdown with the John Glenn Knights, a longtime crosstown rival. Trailing 34-31 at the half, Harborfields alleviated some of the halftime anxiety in the packed home bleachers by starting ... Full article
It was their night and they put on a show for a crowd of 200. The Huntington High School boys basketball team’s four seniors played their hearts out Tuesday and helped the Blue Devils upset visiting Bellport in an exciting game, 57-49. Senior Lee Reiver opened the scoring by hitting the first of his three 3-pointers and Huntington was ...
In the closing round of this year’s Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Classic on Tuesday, Whitman’s varsity girls basketball team traveled to Northport, and the Northport varsity boys team played at Whitman. The Tigers of Northport and the Whitman Wildcats split the wins, but the cause was the real winner. The Coaches vs. Cancer program is a nationwide collaboration between ...
Leisure News
Within the muted teal walls of Huntington’s Heckscher Museum of Art lives a collection of paintings that appear quiet and subtle. Like an owl perched on the branch of a tall and sturdy tree, the exhibit is calm and unthreatening. But, also like the wise old owl, these powerful paintings have seen times of social and political triumph and ... Full article
It’s Christmas Eve, 2004, but all is not “merry and bright” at the Palm Springs home of arch conservatives, Lyman and Polly Wyeth. Their ultra-liberal daughter, Brooke, is home for the holidays for the first time in six years. The family may be happy to see her, but they are also walking on eggshells. It’s not just the political ...
A local author will debut his first book for young readers Friday and use the happy occasion to promote literacy in developing countries. Huntington resident James Perez will discuss and sign his first book, “Maia and Icarus,” a mythological tome aimed at pre-teen readers, at 7 p.m. Friday at Book Revue in Huntington. The event and a subsequent after-party ...
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When snow removal workers failed to plow a Dix Hills cul-de-sac for nearly two days after last week’s blizzard dumped a foot of snow on some Huntington neighborhoods, new ...
It could be the traffic-free, six-step commute to work that keeps Variations, A Dancer’s Studio owner Erin Lopez fresh faced and composed, but she offers a different explanation — ...
With Halloween just a week away, scaring people is big business, especially in Melville. By keeping the frights fresh year after year, the Haunted Mansion of Melville, located at ...
In their first playoff appearance in the post-season in five years, the Harborfields Tornadoes had the misfortune of blowing right into a buzz saw. Their cross-town rivals, the John ...
There are those that say there is no love more sincere than the love of food; we would have to agree. So if you’re in love with food on ...
THE ART OF FOOD: A talented shutterbug has won herself a cocktail party for 25 in a recent contest hosted by Besito Mexican (631-549-0100 www.besitomexcian.com). Lauren Palladino, 27, of ...
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