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Long Islander Newspapers Sold

August 30th, 2013
A historic newspaper chain has found a new home in the hands of community members with a love for its history, reputation and potential. Long Islander Newspapers, LLC – publishers of The Long-Islander, its flagship paper founded in 1838 ...

Hills Grads ‘Train’ For NYC

August 30th, 2013
Short film on millennial generation’s dream named finalist in festival Two Dix Hills natives have been waiting for a one-way train ticket (preferably off-peak) to New York City for years, a dream they share with many other suburban 20-somethings. ...

Sanctuary Supporters Mobilize

August 30th, 2013
Opponents of a settlement that would have brought rental units to an affordable housing community in Melville hit the phones earlier this month to stall it. On Monday, however, housing advocates returned the favor in a push to get ...

Last Call For Canterbury Ales

August 30th, 2013
English-style pub shuts its doors after 36 years in Huntington village Ending the Canterbury Ales legacy in Huntington was not the 55th birthday present owner Billy Hoest wanted when he made the decision to close the restaurant on Aug. ...

Shopowners Not Banking On Plan

August 30th, 2013
Strip mall tenants unhappy with plan to level building for 2,550 square-foot bank Less than a week after it opened the doors on its one-time controversial Huntington village location, TD Bank is making moves toward another location in the ...

Jack Abrams School Readies For Rebirth

August 30th, 2013
After being closed to students for three years, district will open STEM program next week For the first time in three years, students will cross the threshold of the front door to Jack Abrams School in Huntington Station for ...

Man Dies In Shooting

August 30th, 2013
A passenger in a car was shot and killed last Wednesday in Huntington Station, police said. When Second Precinct officers arrived at the scene, near West Hills Road and Eighth Street, they found the body of Jazzmen Bryant, 33, ...

YOUTH FOOTBALL

August 30th, 2013
10-Year-Old To Touchdown In Florida In a game of inches, 10-year-old linebacker Justin Baskam needs a yard stick to start measuring his success. The Centerport football player was selected over 178 other players to attend a nationally recognized football ...

LI’s Carnival King Dies

August 30th, 2013
Lewis Newton, 92, founded Newton Shows supply company Lewis Newton, a longtime Northport fixture whose carnival business supplied rides, games and prizes to nonprofit fundraisers across Long Island, has died. Newton was 92. He built a reputation of friendship ...

Funding OK’d For Info Kiosk

August 30th, 2013
Want information about Northport Village? Head to the “ice house” at the harbor. That could very well be the new advice visitors receive thanks in part to a $15,500 grant the Northport Chamber of Commerce is in line to ...