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Blue Devil Grad Chasing His Dream

September 5th, 2013
Dan Goldstein can be an intimidating presence on a baseball field. Just ask batters who had to face the 6-foot, 1-inch, 200-pound power pitcher when he hurled for Bucknell University. The Huntington High School alum picked up his college ...

Parade, Fair To Celebrate Huntington

September 5th, 2013
The town’s fourth annual celebration of Huntington Station’s history and heritage is just around the corner. Stepping off on Sept. 7 at 11 a.m., the Huntington Awareness Day parade and festival, featuring vintage cars, service groups and local merchants ...

The Tale Of Walt Whitman’s Stuffed Canary

September 5th, 2013
A few weeks before the great Blizzard of 1888, Walt Whitman published a little poem in the New York Herald celebrating a “Canary Bird.” “Did we count great, O soul, to penetrate the themes of mighty books?” Whitman, founder ...

Fireman’s Fair Provides 111 Years Of Fun

September 5th, 2013
You can hear the smile in Margaret Kissane’s voice as she recalls a time more than 30 years ago when the top prizes at the Greenlawn Fireman’s Fair were blankets and livestock. The longest-running fireman’s fair in New York ...

Hitting The Sweet Spot Since 1929

September 5th, 2013
The Northport Sweet Shop on Main Street is one of the few places where you can really feel like a kid in a candy store. Since 1929 the small, family-owned shop has served homemade ice cream, chocolates and hard ...

Side Dish

September 5th, 2013
RESTAURANT WEEK TIME: Save your appetite. Dates have been announced for everyone’s favorite time of year: Dine Huntington Restaurant Week! This year’s will be October 13-20, showcasing restaurants from throughout the Town of Huntington, from Cold Spring Harbor to ...

DWI Charge After Car Crashed Into Motorcycle

September 5th, 2013
An East Northport woman who was thrown from her motorcycle when a car crashed into her remained hospitalized as of Tuesday, officials at Stony Brook University Medical Center confirmed. The woman who is accused of running her down on ...

Dive Team Ready, Come Sandy Or High Water

September 5th, 2013
Joe Pansini was driving one of the Northport Fire Department’s chief’s cars up Main Street in June when he watched raging flood waters trap a man under a car. With water splashing against the hood and a good Samaritan’s ...

School Honors Grad Killed In Accident

September 5th, 2013
Students at the Long Island Lutheran Day School in East Northport rang in the new school year by paying tribute to a graduate who died too soon. Parent and student representatives, administrators, board members, alumni, teachers, donors and members ...

Man Found Dead

September 5th, 2013
A man died Monday night at the Soundview Boat Ramp in Northport, village police confirmed. A non-criminal investigation by the Suffolk County Police Department determined the man shot himself, Northport Village police confirmed. Police would not identify the deceased ...